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Forum: Single Parenting   06-23-2004, 02:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,074
Posted By tausborn
ktmama, What you have said makes a lot of...

ktmama,

What you have said makes a lot of sense. It has always bothered me that my lawyer doesn't do anything.

As far as a parenting plan goes, all I have is the standard custody order... and...
Forum: Single Parenting   06-19-2004, 08:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,074
Posted By tausborn
Hi all, Starting the 5th week of summer...

Hi all,

Starting the 5th week of summer visitation, so only 2 weeks left.

I did have the girls last weekend. It was glorious, wonderful, amazing. They didn't want to go back. I spoke to Alex...
Forum: Single Parenting   06-11-2004, 04:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,074
Posted By tausborn
Hi all, My daughters are into their third...

Hi all,

My daughters are into their third week with their dad. I call every other day (which my lawyer gave her blessing... god forbid I should overstep the bounds of whatever my lawyer thinks is...
Forum: Single Parenting   05-06-2004, 02:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,074
Posted By tausborn
Thank you for your replies and support. I...

Thank you for your replies and support.

I meant to ask: Should I take her to her psych a lot before the summer visitation and try to get something documented now? I guess, obviously, I should......
Forum: Single Parenting   05-06-2004, 12:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,074
Posted By tausborn
I am getting divorced. I have two little girls,...

I am getting divorced. I have two little girls, aged 5 and 2. On May 21st, my soon to be X (stbx) gets them for 6 weeks this summer. Here is what my 5 yo told me that he has said to her:

"Your...
Forum: Single Parenting   05-05-2004, 11:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 473
Posted By tausborn
I went to court... and Yes, you should dress...

I went to court... and Yes, you should dress nicely. But that covers a wide range of options. Yes, the lawyers and the judges wear suites. I would expect a business man to show up in a suite. But,...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-03-2003, 01:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,729
Posted By tausborn
Just a little different perspective. I have this...

Just a little different perspective. I have this habit too. Yes, I'm an adult (36) and one of my little habits is picking at my lips. It all started when I got an injury on my mouth as a child which...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-02-2003, 09:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By tausborn
I don't think it is anything to worry about....

I don't think it is anything to worry about. This is the age that children role play and pretend play things that they think adults do, things that they think their favorite superheroes do, things...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   11-27-2003, 01:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 409
Posted By tausborn
I had your exact situation for a while... the...

I had your exact situation for a while... the little baby wouldn't go to bed until 3:00 am and the big girl got up at 8:00 am. It was horrible and I was a zombie.

Both of my babies were late...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-27-2003, 01:07 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,530
Posted By tausborn
My daughter was partially potty trained from 2.5...

My daughter was partially potty trained from 2.5 to 4 yo. As late as 3 yrs 9 months, she was still "partial." But, by the time she was hit 4 yo, she suddenly became completely potty trained. So, I...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-27-2003, 01:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 531
Posted By tausborn
I'm afraid that your son is entering the stage...

I'm afraid that your son is entering the stage of "brutal honesty" and I don't know when it ends.... My girl is almost 5 yo and it seems to be getting worse. She's sooooo friendly that she spends...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-27-2003, 12:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 379
Posted By tausborn
I'm not able to console you. Sorry. Get your 10...

I'm not able to console you. Sorry. Get your 10 mo vaccinated at the very least! I do not know if bfing provides immunity against the flu for a baby.

You might decide to go ahead and get the shot...
Forum: Parenting   10-29-2003, 04:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 803
Posted By tausborn
I am having a problem with my 4-1/2 yo daughter,...

I am having a problem with my 4-1/2 yo daughter, or my husband and how he handles her, or both... I'm not sure. But here is an example:

She grabbed a huge handful of candy corn out of his candy...
Forum: Personal Growth   10-27-2003, 08:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,316
Posted By tausborn
Like applejuice just said... they really weren't...

Like applejuice just said... they really weren't your friends if the only contact you had with them was to have you "do favors" for them. I'm so glad for you that one woman has shown a personal...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   10-27-2003, 05:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 794
Posted By tausborn
I have had 4 stepsons in my home at various...

I have had 4 stepsons in my home at various times. They were 10, 10, 12 and 15 when I married their dad. They are now 20, 18, 15 and 15. Only one is still living with us.

They all went through a...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   10-27-2003, 03:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 567
Posted By tausborn
I agree with perditafoster. Trashcan! My mother...

I agree with perditafoster. Trashcan! My mother would bring me a large bowl or small (clean) trashcan when I was sick to my stomach.

We had that stomach bug three weeks ago here. My 4 yo was...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-27-2003, 03:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 72
Posted By tausborn
I hadn't heard about "AVLS." That's really cool....

I hadn't heard about "AVLS." That's really cool.

I have thought about getting my older daughter a cassette player or disc player... haven't decided yet. But, we do have a teenager who has a disc...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   10-27-2003, 05:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 521
Posted By tausborn
We have 2-3 pillows a piece, plus sheets,...

We have 2-3 pillows a piece, plus sheets, blanket and a thick comforter on our bed. I dressed the girls in sleeper gowns at night when they were infants, and kept the adult covers below their waist...
Forum: Parenting   10-26-2003, 06:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,052
Posted By tausborn
My daughter used to rub herself until she was...

My daughter used to rub herself until she was red around her vulva too. I also worried about a yeast infection or UTI, but the doctor always said she was fine. I tried to let her know that she might...
Forum: Parenting   10-26-2003, 05:25 AM
Replies: 42
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Views: 1,491
Posted By tausborn
Before I had kids, I was anti-Barbie. I don't...

Before I had kids, I was anti-Barbie. I don't know where all my previous objections went, but ... I got my daughter the Ariel Barbie. She casts Ariel into a large variety of "roles." They hunt down...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   10-25-2003, 04:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 460
Posted By tausborn
Aussie Hair Insurance. It's a spray in and leave...

Aussie Hair Insurance. It's a spray in and leave in conditioner that helps get those tangles out. I use it on my kids tangles when their hair is dry too.

My daughter like to use the...
Forum: Parents as Partners Archive   10-24-2003, 05:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 292
Posted By tausborn
Quote: Originally posted by manitoba_mommy ...

Quote:
Originally posted by manitoba_mommy
..I can not help it if I am a fast learner, and I do not want to dumb myself down for fear of hurting his feelings. I also find myself resenting him for...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-23-2003, 05:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 565
Posted By tausborn
This may not be a popular answer, but I feel...

This may not be a popular answer, but I feel that potty training is really best left to the child. I don't really consider a child all the way potty trained until they can wipe their own butts and...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-23-2003, 05:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 617
Posted By tausborn
My daughter is 4-1/2 and going through a very...

My daughter is 4-1/2 and going through a very regressive phase right now too. She is even crawling around on the floor and asking me to call her "baby Alex" and stealing her sister's bottles,...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   10-23-2003, 04:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 721
Posted By tausborn
I agree with everyone else. I think that a...

I agree with everyone else. I think that a nursing child at this age should not be separated from mommy. I find it very hard to believe that the in laws can't find some time to come visit you and...
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