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Forum: The Childhood Years   12-02-2010, 10:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 802
Posted By KyleAnn
Dh dvr's it and watches, usually when I am doing...

Dh dvr's it and watches, usually when I am doing dishes after dinner.  Ds doesn't typically watch tv in the evening but if he is nearby playing or wants to snuggle up with daddy, sure.  He likes to...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   12-02-2010, 09:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,122
Posted By KyleAnn
I wash ds's sheets every two weeks-which to me,...

I wash ds's sheets every two weeks-which to me, sounds a little ooky...but he doesn't really sleep in his bed.  He lays down for the night in his own bed & falls asleep, then when dh & I go to bed...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   12-02-2010, 09:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 521
Posted By KyleAnn
Good for you!...

Good for you! http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/thumb.gif
It's not always easy to say no, especially when there's some mommy-guilt about something thrown into the mix.  I am super guilty of...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-22-2010, 03:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,890
Posted By KyleAnn
I think it depends on the child.  Ds has always...

I think it depends on the child.  Ds has always been a Legomaniac so Duplos didn't do it for him very early on.  That being said, he only had the basic tubs of random Legos and when he was younger...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-22-2010, 03:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,425
Posted By KyleAnn
Ds, who will be 8 in March, was also a...

Ds, who will be 8 in March, was also a super-deep sleeper.  He was cd'd and out of diapers regularly at 21 months after several days of pl'ing.
He continued to wet at night (heavily) until last...
Forum: Parenting   11-20-2010, 04:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,325
Posted By KyleAnn
We have several close families that we hang out...

We have several close families that we hang out with, all of us together.  Works out fabulously-us grownups get to enjoy hanging out and all of the kids get along great.  We have five main families...
Forum: Parenting   11-20-2010, 04:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 560
Posted By KyleAnn
We decided on only 1 child before we began TTC. ...

We decided on only 1 child before we began TTC.
Ds came along and it only made me more sure of our decision.  He was/is absolutely fantastic, we have a perfect family dynamic.  He is almost 8 now...
Forum: The Mindful Home   10-02-2010, 02:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 413
Posted By KyleAnn
Thanks ladies, for all the helpful replies! I...

Thanks ladies, for all the helpful replies!
I am going to get started tomorrow, ds and I went and picked up a couple of cans of primer today...
Haven't decided if I will sand it all down yet or...
Forum: The Mindful Home   09-28-2010, 07:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 413
Posted By KyleAnn
So now that ds is back at school and I have too...

So now that ds is back at school and I have too much free time, I have decided to finally get to work on the basement.
As of now it is "finished", but the previous owners using paneling over all of...
Forum: Reuse & Recycle   09-23-2010, 06:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,133
Posted By KyleAnn
We do! We have a couple of lovely jars my mom...

We do! We have a couple of lovely jars my mom bought me for this very purpose. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/love.gif

I rarely, if ever, use them to replace old buttons or...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   09-23-2010, 02:46 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,599
Posted By KyleAnn
You ladies make me feel like such a...

You ladies make me feel like such a slacker...here you are busy, busy, busy and I have been doing a lot of loafing around, reading & pouting (it takes me a while to adjust to being away from my...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-22-2010, 09:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,678
Posted By KyleAnn
My ds is exactly 7 1/2 as of today...he needs 10...

My ds is exactly 7 1/2 as of today...he needs 10 hours. He gets into bed at about 8-8:15, reads until about 9 and falls right asleep. He gets up at 7am for school. This seems to be perfect for him,...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   09-17-2010, 05:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 610
Posted By KyleAnn
My ds wears uniforms to school and does have...

My ds wears uniforms to school and does have quite a collection of nice clothes (as I have a boutique shopping problem)...but we don't hang anything anymore. I used to but as he has gotten a little...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   09-17-2010, 04:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,921
Posted By KyleAnn
Quote: Originally Posted by kanga2roo...

Quote:
Originally Posted by kanga2roo http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15852488)
In our house we have an Ikea area rug...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   09-17-2010, 04:17 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,599
Posted By KyleAnn
My ds is finishing up his 2nd week of school and...

My ds is finishing up his 2nd week of school and I am still soooo sad!
I hate having him gone, I'm glad to see this thread was revived!
I have been trying to keep busy but nothing going on...
Forum: Parenting   08-04-2010, 03:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 981
Posted By KyleAnn
We have been in the same situation with our DS...

We have been in the same situation with our DS (also 7), for the last several months...he asks at least once a week, if not more.
We had DS when we were younger, before all of our friends started...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-03-2010, 06:36 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 6,008
Posted By KyleAnn
DS (7) only has a few left...mean old DH was big...

DS (7) only has a few left...mean old DH was big on correcting him when they came up, but I still have....

skabetty=spaghetti
rabi-roli=ravioli
pacifically=specifically (I use this a lot when...
Forum: Montessori   06-07-2010, 07:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,318
Posted By KyleAnn
Yes! I completely agree that they need to be...

Yes! I completely agree that they need to be practicing conflict resolution-after meeting the first time with ds's teacher, when we decided to not move him out of the class, this was one of the...
Forum: Montessori   05-26-2010, 04:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,318
Posted By KyleAnn
Thank you ladies, I really appreciate your...

Thank you ladies, I really appreciate your thoughts.

To answer some of the questions...
No, neither of the boys have ever been hurt-it isn't (until now), a physical thing. They just move to sit...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-26-2010, 12:54 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 773
Posted By KyleAnn
Nope, not at all. Although some times ds loses...

Nope, not at all. Although some times ds loses control because he is always looking behind him when he rides his bike... http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/eyesroll.gif


...our...
Forum: Montessori   05-26-2010, 12:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,318
Posted By KyleAnn
I am very upset right now and really just wanted...

I am very upset right now and really just wanted to pick some of your brains on an incident that occured yesterday. I will try to make it as short as possible...

Ds (in grade 1) goes to a...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-13-2010, 06:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 534
Posted By KyleAnn
I would have chose the last pic too, very cute! ...

I would have chose the last pic too, very cute!

I have mine in a similar style, a little more angled/shorter in the back...I love the style when it's all finished but it takes me a lot of work to...
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-11-2010, 11:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 517
Posted By KyleAnn
DS just lost his two top front teeth, lost the...

DS just lost his two top front teeth, lost the two bottom front teeth a year ago...for the first ones I asked around and got $5 as the going rate, we gave him that...wish we didn't, lol.
When these...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   02-21-2010, 07:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 503
Posted By KyleAnn
I know many, many people have had great success...

I know many, many people have had great success with having a twin next to their own bed but it never worked for us. Ds would crawl into our bed anyway every...single...night. lol

We have a...
Forum: The Childhood Years   02-21-2010, 12:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,750
Posted By KyleAnn
We recently sat in at ds's school and read...

We recently sat in at ds's school and read Skippy John Jones-my mom bought ds all of them for Christmas and the kids in his 1st grade class LOVED them and had the giggles all the way through.

I...
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