Mothering Forums - Search Results
Showing results 1 to 25 of 104
Search took 1.39 seconds.
Search: Keyword(s): ; Posts Made By: ggs
Forum: Parenting   06-23-2008, 08:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 764
Posted By ggs
"More and "all done" were very helpful as well. ...

"More and "all done" were very helpful as well.

For some reason, both my kids first signed/spoke the word "cracker." I have no idea why that particular word stuck out with them, but around 13...
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   05-30-2008, 03:06 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 504
Posted By ggs
Quote: Originally Posted by LavenderMae...

Quote:
Originally Posted by LavenderMae http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11352524)
I have a big problem with people coming...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-14-2008, 10:09 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,742
Posted By ggs
Quote: Originally Posted by allgirls...

Quote:
Originally Posted by allgirls http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11212988)

Also, being confrontational and being firm...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-13-2008, 10:00 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,742
Posted By ggs
http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/hu...

http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/hug2.gif

I don't have much advice, OP, but I wanted to offer hugs and sympathy. I am also South Asian (I think you are as well??), so I totally...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-16-2008, 12:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 972
Posted By ggs
OMG...leaving a 2 year old strapped into a car...

OMG...leaving a 2 year old strapped into a car seat for 2 hours???? That poor child must have felt so helpless. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif

Yeah, I think a...
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-14-2008, 09:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 419
Posted By ggs
Thanks for the hugs, mamas, and the stories....

Thanks for the hugs, mamas, and the stories. They really help.

DS woke up a little while ago and is totally back to himself, so I'm glad that there are no lasting effects other than his missing...
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-13-2008, 08:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 419
Posted By ggs
I'm feeling so guilty about what happened today,...

I'm feeling so guilty about what happened today, and I guess I just need to get it out.

DS is 11.5 months (1 year old on 3/23!), and he just started walking (well, wobbling, really) this past...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   02-29-2008, 09:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 306
Posted By ggs
Hi all... I'm considering going back to...

Hi all...

I'm considering going back to school for a Masters, and I need some help deciding which degree to pursue.

Background: I have a BA in History, I got my JD in 2002, and practiced law...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-25-2008, 02:55 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,706
Posted By ggs
Quote: Originally Posted by North_Of_60...

Quote:
Originally Posted by North_Of_60 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/10627424)


Please contact a lawyer. Many lawyers...
Forum: Parenting   02-25-2008, 11:52 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,221
Posted By ggs
I love Reyna (or Raina, or Reina) Rory ...

I love

Reyna (or Raina, or Reina)
Rory
Reese
Rowan
Rian or Rianna
Radha
Riya
Renuka
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-21-2008, 04:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 604
Posted By ggs
Last week, we had a plumber over to replace our...

Last week, we had a plumber over to replace our water heater. When he was done, he asked me to come down to the basement to give me some instructions. After a few minutes, we came back up so I could...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-15-2008, 11:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 206
Posted By ggs
I would not sign it. Binding arbitration means...

I would not sign it. Binding arbitration means that, in the event you sue your doctor for medical malpractice, you would not be able to litigate your claim. IOW, you would not be seen by a judge,...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-07-2008, 10:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 812
Posted By ggs
I figured it was normal, but thanks for the...

I figured it was normal, but thanks for the reassurances. We've tried including her in a group hug, but she doesn't seem interested. She just wants daddy to get away from mama....
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-07-2008, 10:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 812
Posted By ggs
DH and I, that is. Whenever DH and I touch...

DH and I, that is.

Whenever DH and I touch either (I'm not talking casual touches), DD freaks out. If we hug, kiss, cuddle, etc., DD starts crying, and says "no no" over and over again....
Forum: Parents as Partners   12-20-2007, 09:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 244
Posted By ggs
Quote: Originally Posted by alaska...

Quote:
Originally Posted by alaska http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/10065738)
I can't imagine how hurt she'd feel if we told...
Forum: Parenting   12-19-2007, 09:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 703
Posted By ggs
I'm Indian, and I would not be offended by a...

I'm Indian, and I would not be offended by a child wearing a bindi.

Culturally, bindis are considered decorative (like makeup or jewelry). As far as I know, there isn't any religious significance...
Forum: Parenting   12-19-2007, 09:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,277
Posted By ggs
This sounds like my situation (except it's my...

This sounds like my situation (except it's my mom who's boundary pushing).

Before I had DS and became a SAHM, my mom watched DD 4xs a week while I worked. While she wasn't as over-the-top as your...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   12-18-2007, 10:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 467
Posted By ggs
Well, maybe DS knew how badly I needed some...

Well, maybe DS knew how badly I needed some sleep, b/c he was much better last night. Still woke up several times, but he was easy to put down. DH also woke up with him at 6 a.m., when he woke for...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   12-17-2007, 10:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 467
Posted By ggs
I've tried laying down, and he falls asleep....

I've tried laying down, and he falls asleep. But, he doesn't stay asleep on his side (which is the position he ends up in).

He's always had problems with staying asleep once I set him down. It...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   12-17-2007, 10:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 467
Posted By ggs
DS is 9 months old. From the beginning, he's...

DS is 9 months old. From the beginning, he's been a pretty awful sleeper. He's never slept longer than 4 hours at a time, and usually, it's more like 2 hours between wakings. The last week or so,...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   12-16-2007, 09:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 371
Posted By ggs
Quote: Originally Posted by BonMaman...

Quote:
Originally Posted by BonMaman http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/10022458)
On that point I say, keep trying to do all...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   12-15-2007, 11:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 371
Posted By ggs
DD is 2 (well, she'll be 2 at the end of this...

DD is 2 (well, she'll be 2 at the end of this monthhttp://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif). DS is 8.5 months. For the most part, DD interacts nicely with DS, is gentle with...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-14-2007, 10:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 410
Posted By ggs
Thanks for all the replies, ladies. I...

Thanks for all the replies, ladies.

I looked online, and it turns out there is a Kindermusik class, and a Music Together class in our area-- both are about 15 minutes away, so definitely doable....
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-14-2007, 11:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 410
Posted By ggs
Anyone have experience with Kindermusik classes?...

Anyone have experience with Kindermusik classes? I am thinking of signing DD up for their toddler class (she is 2).

Is it worth it? It's a bit pricey, but DD loves music, plus it would be nice to...
Forum: Life With a Baby   12-12-2007, 11:55 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 712
Posted By ggs
My DD didn't get any teeth until about 13.5...

My DD didn't get any teeth until about 13.5 months, and then she cut four teeth at once (top two, and bottom two).

DS just cut his first tooth last week at 8.5 months.

Despite getting a late...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 104

 
Forum Jump: