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Forum: Gentle Discipline   11-02-2012, 09:16 AM
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Posted By Mittens
Oh, i like that distinction! Thank you!

Oh, i like that distinction! Thank you!
Forum: Gentle Discipline   11-02-2012, 07:18 AM
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Posted By Mittens
Thank you lactatinggirl! I appreciate your...

Thank you lactatinggirl! I appreciate your suggestions.
 
I know about the prefrontal cortex and also do not think children are being bad when they have tantrums. I just feel sort of out of ideas...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   11-01-2012, 09:04 PM
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Posted By Mittens
I've never had a 2 (almost 3) year old before so...

I've never had a 2 (almost 3) year old before so i feel so in the dark most of the time. What is considered "normal" at this stage in terms of tantrums and testing boundaries and power struggles? My...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-05-2012, 11:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 489
Posted By Mittens
Sorry you are feeling stressed. I so know the...

Sorry you are feeling stressed. I so know the feeling. Another member of this site recommended a site to me called ahaparenting. Here is a link to an article on toddler social interaction and...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-05-2012, 06:27 AM
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Views: 314
Posted By Mittens
Thanks everyone!! I was feeling anxious about it...

Thanks everyone!! I was feeling anxious about it because the behavior is so new and because we are new to our neighbourhood and all our "friends" around here are still acquaintances, and because i...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-04-2012, 08:17 PM
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Views: 314
Posted By Mittens
If you're visiting friends with other kids and...

If you're visiting friends with other kids and you need to leave to go make dinner or what have you, and your two year old says, NO! And you've given warnings like, ok honey we need to go in 10...
Forum: Canada   06-03-2012, 09:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,008
Posted By Mittens
Hi Toronto Mama's!! I am in the East end of the...

Hi Toronto Mama's!! I am in the East end of the city. Any other East enders on here? I saw some from Scarborough, which is great, but we are not that far east. We are Beaches/Leslieville area....
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-02-2012, 01:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 684
Posted By Mittens
Ahh so good to know we're not alone.   One...

Ahh so good to know we're not alone.
 
One food my 2 year old has always eaten and still likes is, believe it or not, broccoli! Same with carrots, peas, corn on the cob, and rice and lentils....
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-01-2012, 07:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 333
Posted By Mittens
P.J. thanks so much for the Dr Laura link. I've...

P.J. thanks so much for the Dr Laura link. I've been checking it out. I really like her ideas on empathic limit setting.
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-31-2012, 08:21 PM
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Views: 333
Posted By Mittens
Aww, that's sweet. Thanks Amy.   And sorry...

Aww, that's sweet. Thanks Amy.
 
And sorry to the OP KellyandBean for thread jacking! I appreciate your sharing!
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-31-2012, 06:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 333
Posted By Mittens
Aaaaand, i just put it into use, already! And it...

Aaaaand, i just put it into use, already! And it was magic. My DD wanted a cookie for breakfast, which i've been working on a lot to help her understand that cookies are treats and we need to eat...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-31-2012, 06:08 AM
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Views: 333
Posted By Mittens
Amy, thank you for your kind words and for that...

Amy, thank you for your kind words and for that awesome link. I just read through it and have it bookmarked. I'm going to share it with my husband as well. Man, did i ever drink in every single word...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-30-2012, 08:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 333
Posted By Mittens
I am new to this forum and relieved to be here....

I am new to this forum and relieved to be here. My just about 29 month old DD is going through the same, though she does nap. This only started in the last week or so, and until now reading all of...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   01-18-2012, 10:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,960
Posted By Mittens
I'm sorry if this was already shared by previous...

I'm sorry if this was already shared by previous posters (don't have time to read) but one thing my doctor recently told me is that supplementation with progesterone in early pregnancy can increase...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   01-18-2012, 10:33 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 5,746
Posted By Mittens
Kelantan, congrats on the 5 weeks mark! We are 3...

Kelantan, congrats on the 5 weeks mark! We are 3 days apart.
 
JJ1107, i O'd either on CD 13 or 14 which is pretty average for me. Hoping BFP's for both you and Starrlight and everyone else...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   01-16-2012, 07:49 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 5,746
Posted By Mittens
Hi Starrlight, I am nursing ALL.THE.TIME. In...

Hi Starrlight, I am nursing ALL.THE.TIME. In fact, DD's favourite words are, "top off! top off!" Or, "cuddle cuddle!" which is our word for nurse. I am not planning to wean her so long as it is safe...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   01-16-2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 5,746
Posted By Mittens
Ava'sMama and Carmen, i hope both of your...

Ava'sMama and Carmen, i hope both of your ultrasounds go great!
 
JJ1107, i keep coming in here to check and see how things are going for you. I so hope you get your BFP this month!
 
I don't...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   01-13-2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 56,229
Posted By Mittens
1. What felt MOST DIFFERENT about your post...

1. What felt MOST DIFFERENT about your post ovulation symptoms in your BFP cycle? Did something happen that had never happened in previous cycles? Or - did it feel exactly the same?
 
I have an...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   01-13-2012, 06:26 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 5,746
Posted By Mittens
ANOTHER bfp!! Congrats Jewels!!! January 2012...

ANOTHER bfp!! Congrats Jewels!!! January 2012 has got to be holding some kind of a record by now!!
 
Does anyone know about progesterone levels? Mine came back as 125 since becoming pregnant. Do...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   01-13-2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 5,746
Posted By Mittens
Thanks AmyDiane and Carlin!   And HUGE...

Thanks AmyDiane and Carlin!
 
And HUGE congrats to you on your BFP, Carlin!!!!! WOnderful news!!!! This month is amazing.
Forum: Trying To Conceive   01-13-2012, 07:14 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 5,746
Posted By Mittens
My hcg doubled in 24 hours, so i guess i'm...

My hcg doubled in 24 hours, so i guess i'm officially pregnant! I can be moved to success stories please, because I'm going to have hope from now on rather than worry! Oh yes i am.
 
Does anyone...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   01-12-2012, 09:55 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 5,746
Posted By Mittens
Carmen!!! Oh my gosh! The last time i was here i...

Carmen!!! Oh my gosh! The last time i was here i said i can't wait to hear about more bfps and then you posted next that you got your bfp!!! I am thrilled for you! I saw that you got a great first...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   01-11-2012, 06:32 AM
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Views: 22,871
Posted By Mittens
I haven't been here in a loooong time. Wanted to...

I haven't been here in a loooong time. Wanted to share that i am 40 and got my bfp yesterday, and another today, betas this afternoon. I love being 40 and pregnant! Hope baby sticks!!! And hoping...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   01-11-2012, 06:22 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 5,746
Posted By Mittens
Kelantan, we should talk because i had terrible...

Kelantan, we should talk because i had terrible insomnia for the first 2 trimesters with DD. i am petrified that is going to happen again!! and restless legs syndrome, which for me was the...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   01-10-2012, 06:16 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 5,746
Posted By Mittens
i am in shock. i got a faint + today 12 dpo...

i am in shock. i got a faint + today 12 dpo (dollar store hpt), on DD's 2nd birthday!!! It is very faint, so i am cautiously excited. But, with DD, i also got a faint + at 12 dpo. i honestly cannot...
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