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Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-29-2015, 12:22 PM
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Views: 3,280
Posted By contactmaya
I agree with this. Certainly from what i am...

I agree with this. Certainly from what i am saying, and from some others have been saying, there are different causes for different behaviors, and to focus uniquely on the behavioral aspect, ie, in...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-28-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,280
Posted By contactmaya
Exactly, well put.

Exactly, well put.
Forum: Parenting   01-28-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,933
Posted By contactmaya
Onegirl, read the links i posted, and read the...

Onegirl, read the links i posted, and read the first post on this thread."CPS whistleblower" We do disagree on some things, that is clear, what constitutes an insult, what constitutes 'trashing'...
Forum: Parenting   01-25-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,933
Posted By contactmaya
Again onegirl, you havent read the thread. I dont...

Again onegirl, you havent read the thread. I dont go

looking for these stories. They appear frequently

on webpages i read for general news items, like

yahoo.com, Huffingtonpost,

to...
Forum: Parenting   01-25-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,933
Posted By contactmaya
There you go again....

There you go again....
Forum: Parenting   01-25-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,933
Posted By contactmaya
'Name calling' was the wrong terminology, 'direct...

'Name calling' was the wrong terminology, 'direct

insult', more accurately describes your turn of

phrase, namely that i do not care about children.

Thats not a very nice thing to say to...
Forum: Parenting   01-25-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,933
Posted By contactmaya
Exactly. The CPS needs to be reformed.

Exactly. The CPS needs to be reformed.
Forum: Parenting   01-22-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,933
Posted By contactmaya
Exactly

Exactly
Forum: Parenting   01-22-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,933
Posted By contactmaya
Yes, it is an emotional issue for me. Why isnt it...

Yes, it is an emotional issue for me. Why isnt it for you?
Forum: Parenting   01-22-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,933
Posted By contactmaya
Yes, i think the CPS needs reform, therefore, i...

Yes, i think the CPS needs reform, therefore, i dont care about children. Please....

You have not informed yourself of CPS incompetence, corruption, and the harm that results to children and their...
Forum: Single Parenting   01-20-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 134
Posted By contactmaya
The situation you describe requires a support...

The situation you describe requires a support group all of its own. Giving birth is a biologically female things to do, regardless of looming transgender operations. A transgender person might be...
Forum: Parenting   01-20-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,933
Posted By contactmaya
Seriously...did you read the story? Have you read...

Seriously...did you read the story? Have you read anything in this thread at all? Nah, guess not.
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-16-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,280
Posted By contactmaya
I like the concept of do over too. I like that...

I like the concept of do over too. I like that parents can have a do over as much as the child. I need a do over plenty of times myself!
Forum: Single Parenting   01-16-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 134
Posted By contactmaya
This post doesnt make sense. Dont try to...

This post doesnt make sense.
Dont try to explain.
Forum: Parenting   01-16-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,933
Posted By contactmaya
Watch how effective the cps and the police are...

Watch how effective the cps and the police are in deaing with these parents-in the words of the parent-
"
L. Riki Cheever 2 hours ago ...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   01-15-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,877
Posted By contactmaya
Hi Element2012, remember me? We were on the...

Hi Element2012, remember me? We were on the duedateclub together back in 2011/12. My girl too, will be 3 in a couple of weeks!

She is also still nursing, pretty much the same as yours. But in the...
Forum: Parenting   01-15-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,933
Posted By contactmaya
https://www.yahoo.com/parenting/parents-under-inve...

https://www.yahoo.com/parenting/parents-under-investigation-for-neglect-after-108180228512.html


Sigh.... a 6yo and 10yo walk to the park alone-are investigated by cps.

I always like to read...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-15-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,280
Posted By contactmaya
For me, the use of empathy, and the addressing of...

For me, the use of empathy, and the addressing of needs that motivate the behavior are crucial. Is it more effective to do this at another time than when the 'whining/tantrum' occurs, or is it more...
Forum: Single Parenting   01-13-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 134
Posted By contactmaya
Why not? But to be honest, it didnt bother me...

Why not? But to be honest, it didnt bother me that most people were couples. When it came to labor, it was the doula that mattered, and my mother. Each woman is different. I think that is also the...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-13-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,280
Posted By contactmaya
I agree with this. I tried to like your post, but...

I agree with this. I tried to like your post, but the icon keeps disappearing....
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-13-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,280
Posted By contactmaya
http://www.ahaparenting.com/ask-the-doctor-1/disci...

http://www.ahaparenting.com/ask-the-doctor-1/discipline-for-defiant-spirited-toddler

I got this in my inbox today,so i thought i would post it. I think the general approach by Markham would be to...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   01-06-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,197
Posted By contactmaya
Lovely. Nothing like hosting a party or having...

Lovely. Nothing like hosting a party or having friends over. A wine and cheese tasting event, sounds yummy and fun, can I come?

Still, this method would only cause me to push unsorted stuff into...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-06-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,280
Posted By contactmaya
Happy new year everyone! Since it is the...

Happy new year everyone!

Since it is the new year, I thought i would pass along 5 possible new year's resolutions from Laura Markham. What i like about her work, is that it applies to children...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-05-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,280
Posted By contactmaya
This is such an important point. It seems to me...

This is such an important point. It seems to me that when tantrums become such a problem that systematically ignoring them seems like the only option, there is something deeper at stake. I think...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-01-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,280
Posted By contactmaya
There are so many different writers on the...

There are so many different writers on the subject of attachment parenting. Bowlby and Sears are the bare minimum. Personally i get my influences from writers like Aldort, Pam Leo, Laura Markham, NVC...
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