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Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-16-2009, 11:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 570
Posted By Daphneduck
It is really hard not to respond to a stupid...

It is really hard not to respond to a stupid comment, but I think that you should have. It probably was a joke, a bad one and better left alone. I'm sure that by calling her out you did nothing but...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   06-14-2009, 07:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 707
Posted By Daphneduck
Quote: Originally Posted by bobandjess99...

Quote:
Originally Posted by bobandjess99 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13934477)
for Fathers day, IMO, the gift is coming...
Forum: Parenting   06-14-2009, 03:45 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 5,915
Posted By Daphneduck
It's common, and healthy.

It's common, and healthy.
Forum: Parenting   06-10-2009, 04:56 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,747
Posted By Daphneduck
Weird and tacky.

Weird and tacky.
Forum: Grief and Loss   06-03-2009, 03:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 848
Posted By Daphneduck
http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/hu...

http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/hug2.gif
Guilt is a normal part of grief. I know that doesn't make it any easier right now, but someday this guilt will fade and you will be left with...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-02-2009, 07:45 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,572
Posted By Daphneduck
Unless it's very early or nearing sunset, we do....

Unless it's very early or nearing sunset, we do. I burn easily and DD is just as fair as I am, so I am assuming that she will, too.
Forum: Parenting   06-02-2009, 07:38 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,655
Posted By Daphneduck
Too stinkin' cute!

Too stinkin' cute!
Forum: Gentle Discipline   05-29-2009, 03:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 520
Posted By Daphneduck
I probably would have given her the brownie, but...

I probably would have given her the brownie, but I do understand your reasoning. Either way, I think that you handled it well and the issue of the brownie is a small issue. Even if you made a...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-29-2009, 03:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 370
Posted By Daphneduck
http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smili...

http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gif
Forum: Family Safety   05-29-2009, 01:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 921
Posted By Daphneduck
http://www.ibertinc.com/ We used the ibert...

http://www.ibertinc.com/
We used the ibert until my DD outgrew it. I believe that the weight limit was 38 pounds and the height limit was 42 inches. We loved it! DD wanted to ride everyday and...
Forum: Parenting   05-27-2009, 02:49 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,764
Posted By Daphneduck
They do it because they are kids, and kids are...

They do it because they are kids, and kids are noisy. My DD, almost three, has started doing this and it drives me crazy. I have a noise sensitivity, too. It is sometimes physically painful to hear...
Forum: Parenting   05-25-2009, 12:12 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,187
Posted By Daphneduck
Quote: Originally Posted by GoBecGo...

Quote:
Originally Posted by GoBecGo http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13822941)
Yeah i would. I am very blonde and have had...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   05-25-2009, 12:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 586
Posted By Daphneduck
I think that you handled it really well....

I think that you handled it really well. Something needed to be said/done and what you said was very appropriate. If the boy throwing rocks were my son, I would hope that a stranger would handle it...
Forum: Parenting   05-22-2009, 07:09 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 5,416
Posted By Daphneduck
Quote: Originally Posted by GalateaDunkel...

Quote:
Originally Posted by GalateaDunkel http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13811944)
Daphneduck, the etiquette of internet...
Forum: Parenting   05-22-2009, 07:08 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 5,416
Posted By Daphneduck
Quote: Originally Posted by MadameXCupcake...

Quote:
Originally Posted by MadameXCupcake http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13811942)
Huh, Really?
I didn't think it was...
Forum: Parenting   05-22-2009, 06:56 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 5,416
Posted By Daphneduck
Quote: Originally Posted by GalateaDunkel...

Quote:
Originally Posted by GalateaDunkel http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13811817)
Count me among those who wonder how it...
Forum: Pets   05-22-2009, 05:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 553
Posted By Daphneduck
Aww!

Aww!
Forum: Gentle Discipline   05-22-2009, 05:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 541
Posted By Daphneduck
Maybe he listens because he is afraid of being...

Maybe he listens because he is afraid of being hit? I'd listen pretty well too, if the threat of being hit was hanging over my head. But just because I'd be listening doesn't mean I'd be thinking or...
Forum: Parenting   05-22-2009, 05:28 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 5,416
Posted By Daphneduck
Quote: Originally Posted by HappyMommy2...

Quote:
Originally Posted by HappyMommy2 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13810679)
Part of being a bride is getting the...
Forum: Parenting   05-19-2009, 08:38 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,259
Posted By Daphneduck
Overall, I few complaints about my parents. It...

Overall, I few complaints about my parents. It wasn't perfect, but I've known people who have had it far worse. My mother was a great mom. We were never spanked or abused and my mother always...
Forum: Parenting   05-19-2009, 04:28 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,273
Posted By Daphneduck
I would feel pretty anxious if I were witnessing...

I would feel pretty anxious if I were witnessing that. I might say something. If I were the homeowner, I would ask him to stop. I don't think that it is a terrible thing to do, just a little...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   05-09-2009, 12:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 410
Posted By Daphneduck
Happy Mother's day, Mamas!

Happy Mother's day, Mamas!
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   05-09-2009, 12:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 349
Posted By Daphneduck
http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/jo...

http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/joy.gif: That's very sweet. My step-kids are in their 20's now and it makes everyone so happy when they "pop" in.
Forum: Parenting   05-08-2009, 09:30 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 8,541
Posted By Daphneduck
The note seems a little terse, but we did not...

The note seems a little terse, but we did not invite children to our wedding, other than those in the wedding party, and I quickly got sick of explaining that there would be no exceptions. Only two...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   05-08-2009, 02:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 363
Posted By Daphneduck
In all honesty, this is a lot like how my DD was...

In all honesty, this is a lot like how my DD was at 12 months. I was concerned, too, but it passed. The only advice I have is not to give her a big reaction, such as screaming. Sometime I would...
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