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Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   09-05-2009, 06:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 397
Posted By cpop
Thank you all. That helps a lot. It is hard...

Thank you all. That helps a lot. It is hard sometimes to know where that line is. As for him getting out of the house, we now bolt the front door so he can't open it (there is no way he can reach...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   09-05-2009, 09:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 435
Posted By cpop
We tried that, but they just don't keep him in....

We tried that, but they just don't keep him in. He scales them (he's very physically resourceful -- lowers himself out of the crib reverse pull-up style using just his arm muscles.) The one that...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   09-05-2009, 07:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 466
Posted By cpop
When my six yr old does this I say "I don't like...

When my six yr old does this I say "I don't like it when you kick me" and walk out of the room calmly. Basically, do not reinforce the aggressive attention seeking. Then sometime when you guys are...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   09-05-2009, 07:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 717
Posted By cpop
We went through this with our older daughter....

We went through this with our older daughter. But at one point you have to draw the line. We were so worried about giving her attention that I think she started to feel like she was entitled to more...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   09-05-2009, 07:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 547
Posted By cpop
The way I potty trained all three of my kids...

The way I potty trained all three of my kids (including my b/g twins) is a little labor-intensive but very quick and effective.
Basically I just stopped putting diapers on them when at home (except...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   09-05-2009, 06:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 435
Posted By cpop
Bear with me. We have quite the situation on our...

Bear with me. We have quite the situation on our hands and my husband and I are in desperate need of sleep.
We have 2.5yr old twins and a six year old. They are all horrible sleepers.
They don't...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   09-05-2009, 06:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 397
Posted By cpop
Bear with me. We have quite the situation on our...

Bear with me. We have quite the situation on our hands and my husband and I are in desperate need of sleep.
We have 2.5yr old twins and a six year old. They are all horrible sleepers.
They don't...
Forum: Natural Body Care   08-26-2009, 05:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,804
Posted By cpop
Also, if you have access the "latex" from an...

Also, if you have access the "latex" from an unripe fig or fig leaves works to remove warts. It might take a few weeks though.
Just pick a fig and put the white sap stuff on your wart.
If you have...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-18-2008, 05:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 796
Posted By cpop
I usually say I'm going to clean your room now,...

I usually say I'm going to clean your room now, I'm going to throw away whatever looks like garbage to me, so if you want to come help me you can.
It tends to work (mainly because my daughter's...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-18-2008, 04:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 675
Posted By cpop
Aww thanks, you guys! It is so dang hard! I...

Aww thanks, you guys!
It is so dang hard! I probably do overindulge her, but she is very smart and can argue her point so well that sometimes I just can't find the energy/time/hands to deal with...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-17-2008, 03:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 675
Posted By cpop
Yeah, it is possible that she has other...

Yeah, it is possible that she has other allergies. She is allergic to dairy and soy and we don't do those any more, but I suppose she may be allergic to something else as well.
I'll get her tested...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-17-2008, 12:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 675
Posted By cpop
Ok, I get that you guys probably can't tell me...

Ok, I get that you guys probably can't tell me that my child does or does not have a problem but I am going i-n-s-a-n-e.
I have a 5yro and 19mo twins.
Before the twins were born my oldest dd was a...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   07-28-2008, 06:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 371
Posted By cpop
But that is the beauty of knitting! You just rip...

But that is the beauty of knitting! You just rip it out (unravel) and go again. Whenever my kiddos (or I for that matter) grow out of their clothes I just unravel and reuse yarn.
Don't be reluctant...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-28-2008, 05:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 533
Posted By cpop
HA! (sorry, my dd 5.5 and there is NO WAY...

HA!

(sorry, my dd 5.5 and there is NO WAY she would consistently pick up her toys without much prodding)
Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-23-2008, 04:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 932
Posted By cpop
Whenever my daughter has gone through a rude...

Whenever my daughter has gone through a rude stage (we're just ending one now) I have done this and it has worked: try to address whatever it is that is making her so testy (tired, hungry, needs...
Forum: Craft Workshops   07-22-2008, 05:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,151
Posted By cpop
it helps to add a tad of sugar to the bubble...

it helps to add a tad of sugar to the bubble solution.

For a more professional approach

http://www.make-stuff.com/kids/soap_bubbles.html

That site is really cool for other stuff as well.
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-22-2008, 05:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,475
Posted By cpop
I don't know about your kid, but my kids tend to...

I don't know about your kid, but my kids tend to get fixated on a food and they will eat mainly that food for like a month and then switch to something else. I bet he'll get over the bananas pretty...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-22-2008, 05:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 491
Posted By cpop
With my older dd we started it out with a whole...

With my older dd we started it out with a whole 'manicure' routine. I made a big show of manicuring my nails (which I never do otherwise!) soaking them clipping the nails butting on sparkly lotion....
Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-21-2008, 05:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 279
Posted By cpop
I feel for you! My 18mo twins like to hit my...

I feel for you! My 18mo twins like to hit my 5yo. She is not a hitter and just freaks out. They totally do it to get attention from her. She usually just leaves the room and goes to play by herself....
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-21-2008, 04:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 378
Posted By cpop
Could be allergies or food sensitivities? My dd...

Could be allergies or food sensitivities? My dd is dairy-intolerant and when she eats dairy she becomes IMPOSSIBLE.
Try an elimination diet, it totally changed our lives around here.
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-21-2008, 04:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 487
Posted By cpop
I've read that rubbing lavender leaves on your...

I've read that rubbing lavender leaves on your skin works. Probably would work with lavender essential oil too?
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-21-2008, 04:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,503
Posted By cpop
My kiddos love soft Beatles tunes. I'm not that...

My kiddos love soft Beatles tunes. I'm not that crazy about THe Beatles myself, but there is just something about them that the kids love.
My oldest particularly likes it when I sing "Julia" and...
Forum: Parenting   07-16-2008, 01:12 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 452
Posted By cpop
My twins were 5lbs 110z and 5lbs 15oz. at 37...

My twins were 5lbs 110z and 5lbs 15oz. at 37 weeks 5 days
My dd1 was 8lbs 4oz at 40 weeks 2 days
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-16-2008, 12:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 454
Posted By cpop
I have two friends with four-year old boys who...

I have two friends with four-year old boys who both like "girly things".
One of them likes to paint his nails and dress up in dresses. His mom lets him do that. She let him wear a dress to...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-16-2008, 11:17 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,323
Posted By cpop
For some reason, she doesn't really speak her...

For some reason, she doesn't really speak her mind in front of me... she'll talk, but she won't really explode until I step out of the room. I don't know if that's good or bad

I treat this as...
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