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Forum: Gentle Discipline   12-05-2012, 11:45 AM
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Posted By Magella
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Quote:Originally Posted by MariaMadly http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1369347/gd-study-hypothetical-situation-2#post_17191650)
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Forum: Gentle Discipline   12-05-2012, 10:53 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 846
Posted By Magella
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Quote:Originally Posted by erigeron http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1369347/gd-study-hypothetical-situation-2#post_17191393)

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Forum: Gentle Discipline   12-01-2012, 08:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 290
Posted By Magella
I think some kids, like one of mine, have a lot...

I think some kids, like one of mine, have a lot of difficulty regulating sleep, and they need a lot of support undertanding their body signals and making the transition from wakefulnes to sleep....
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   12-01-2012, 08:37 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,128
Posted By Magella
Totally non-nutritious guilty pleasure in my...

Totally non-nutritious guilty pleasure in my home: bacon-wrapped tater tots. Wrap each tater tot in 1/2 a slie of bacon, bake at 400 until the bacon crisps....
Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-26-2012, 02:51 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 9,181
Posted By Magella
Lisa, that sounds like great...

Lisa, that sounds like great news. http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/thumb.gif
 
Good luck! 
Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-07-2012, 06:40 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 9,181
Posted By Magella
As a parent, I've had to work very hard to be...

As a parent, I've had to work very hard to be sure that my anxiety, past traumas and other issues don't interfere with my ability to meet my kids' needs. I've had to learn to do a lot of things I...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-07-2012, 12:37 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 9,181
Posted By Magella
I agree with everything Lynn said.   Parents...

I agree with everything Lynn said.
 
Parents have to take care of themselves in order to take care of their kids. Why do flight attendants tell parents to put on their own oxygen masks first?...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-28-2011, 08:16 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,924
Posted By Magella
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Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-03-2011, 08:34 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 3,751
Posted By Magella
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Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-02-2011, 12:02 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 3,751
Posted By Magella
I know I'm probably annoying. I've been thinking...

I know I'm probably annoying. I've been thinking through this stuff so much lately, and this is not only so very interesting but helpful to me.
 
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Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-02-2011, 10:52 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 3,751
Posted By Magella
I love the way you think, ICM! I'm so glad you...

I love the way you think, ICM! I'm so glad you started this thread and keep bringing such great questions. I'm enjoying this thread so much.
 
I think there's so much more to communication besides...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-02-2011, 10:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,612
Posted By Magella
I have two thoughts. One is that I have a child...

I have two thoughts. One is that I have a child who reacts very dramatically and defensively when we speak to her about her behavior. I think that partially she reacts this way because she's very...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-02-2011, 10:05 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 3,751
Posted By Magella
ICM, those are good points. There is a long...

ICM, those are good points. There is a long period of egocentrism in childhood. I'm not sure what exactly what the current state of child development knowledge is, other than that lately I've been...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-02-2011, 09:27 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 3,751
Posted By Magella
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Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-02-2011, 06:51 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 3,751
Posted By Magella
I also get confused about sympathy and empathy....

I also get confused about sympathy and empathy. I googled "sympathy vs. empathy" and found conflicting definitions and usage all over the place. So I went to the dictionary, and these definitions...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-01-2011, 03:11 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 3,751
Posted By Magella
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Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-01-2011, 02:49 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 3,751
Posted By Magella
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Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-01-2011, 12:22 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 3,751
Posted By Magella
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Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-01-2011, 09:41 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 3,751
Posted By Magella
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Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-01-2011, 07:40 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 3,751
Posted By Magella
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Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-30-2011, 03:55 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 3,751
Posted By Magella
 This is a nice thread, and timely for me. I...


This is a nice thread, and timely for me. I have recently been thinking back on some of the approaches we've tried as parents, and what has worked for us and what hasn't, and why. ...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-30-2011, 11:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 866
Posted By Magella
I think time-out is best used as one part of a...

I think time-out is best used as one part of a bigger approach that focuses more on being proactive. At age 3, your son is still working on developing skills like impulse control, communication,...
Forum: Parenting   06-24-2011, 10:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,571
Posted By Magella
Synesthesia? http://web.mit.edu/synesthesia/www/ 

Synesthesia? http://web.mit.edu/synesthesia/www/ 
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-15-2011, 02:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 958
Posted By Magella
I think it's normal. Three is a notoriously...

I think it's normal. Three is a notoriously difficult age. People talk about the "terrible twos," but I think three is harder. 
 
I think you're doing the right thing with the positive feedback,...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   05-06-2011, 10:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,296
Posted By Magella
I've been there. It's hard, even though it's not...

I've been there. It's hard, even though it's not hard every single day. But the good news is that at least some of this is age. Age 3-4 can be really tough. 3 is just a really hard age in a lot of...
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