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Forum: Parenting   05-30-2012, 11:46 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 2,380
Posted By cateerob
my 18 yr ds and 15 yr dd have  been playing...

my 18 yr ds and 15 yr dd have  been playing games since they were very young not my choice but  my ex had every game system going, i have never regulated the amount of time they play when they were...
Forum: Parenting   09-26-2011, 10:05 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,133
Posted By cateerob
 This is the reason i have my kids passwords...


This is the reason i have my kids passwords and monitor thier accounts..my 14 daughter will accept friend requests from anyone..i have expalined the risks of this numerous times but have still...
Forum: Parenting   09-24-2011, 10:00 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,133
Posted By cateerob
both my kids are on face book..17yr old ds and...

both my kids are on face book..17yr old ds and 14yr dd... both are my friend on fb  so i do monitor their accounts, i have the controls set up on the laptops so i can check which websites the look...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   04-03-2011, 07:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,363
Posted By cateerob
My 14 year old has all kinds of issues at the...

My 14 year old has all kinds of issues at the monment , she has been self harming for at least 18 months, she now says she hears voices in her head teling her to hit people, she has many support...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   04-03-2011, 05:44 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,641
Posted By cateerob
I think the meaning of the words may be  going...

I think the meaning of the words may be  going over his head...i loved grease movie when i was a kid and had the soundtrack on tape. I remeber watching the movie with my  daughter when she was...
Forum: Parenting   04-03-2011, 05:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 442
Posted By cateerob
 I had to return to work when my son was 12...

 I had to return to work when my son was 12 weeks old and my daughter at 16 weeks...the bottle thing is hard, but babies will not starve themselves, my kids would not take a bottle if i was anywhere...
Forum: Parenting   03-31-2011, 09:03 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,767
Posted By cateerob
I think if you are not stressed by...

I think if you are not stressed by cleaning/cooking will be fine...stock up the freezer/fridge..let the younger boys know there will be a few weeks after the baby is born that you will need to be...
Forum: Parenting   03-18-2011, 08:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 987
Posted By cateerob
hi I think asking her not to spray just before...

hi
I think asking her not to spray just before your arrival or while you are there  would be fair, most of the parks and open spaces where i live sray and use weed killer....but i would not aviod...
Forum: Parenting   03-13-2011, 09:04 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,061
Posted By cateerob
I did put them away when my kids got old enough...

I did put them away when my kids got old enough to take an intrest..mainly becuase i did not want them pulling them out and showing them to thier friends on playdates. although we have always been...
Forum: Parenting   03-05-2011, 08:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,180
Posted By cateerob
I would say let him give it a go...but maybe...

I would say let him give it a go...but maybe before you decide let dh take him for a 2 or 3 hour ride one day just to see how he goes. he may have fun and would be a grreat father son bonding exp...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   03-05-2011, 08:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,079
Posted By cateerob
hi   i struggled with this issue for a long...

hi
 
i struggled with this issue for a long time with my daughter and i wish i had an easy answer for you. She was always taking food and eating it in her room and then denying it...she was very...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   02-25-2011, 03:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,890
Posted By cateerob
does he understand he can only play for an...

does he understand he can only play for an hour?does he get to choose the hour? with my kids it was always screen time first thing in morning or while i was doing dinner ...it helped them to know...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   01-30-2011, 06:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 551
Posted By cateerob
seriously the one thing i cant stand about my...

seriously the one thing i cant stand about my teenage girl is the lies...from the silly ones that ..yes i put my clothes in the wash...to the great big ones..lying about being at a friends for a...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   07-16-2010, 12:03 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,742
Posted By cateerob
i dont limit screen time at all mine are 16 and...

i dont limit screen time at all mine are 16 and 13 now my 16 year old ds will spend 3/4 das on his xbox playing new game then wont touch it for a month he is not much of a tv guy and watches maybe 2...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   06-01-2010, 11:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,603
Posted By cateerob
i dont think children are always better off with...

i dont think children are always better off with thier mother unless they are nursing babies. fathers can parent as well and sometimes better then mothers, she is young if she still wants to stay...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   05-28-2010, 10:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,259
Posted By cateerob
my childrens were about 8 when i started leaving...

my childrens were about 8 when i started leaving them for 10 ims or so while i ran to the shop accross the road. they were 12 and 10 when they started coming home from school alone and were by...
Forum: Parenting   10-06-2009, 01:35 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,360
Posted By cateerob
My boy was easier but he was the first so had my...

My boy was easier but he was the first so had my undived attention ...as they move into teenage years i find boys easier then girls generally, but maybe that is a hormone thing? also my son is like...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   06-14-2009, 05:29 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,331
Posted By cateerob
really its just a word...as long as u explain...

really its just a word...as long as u explain that other people might not like to hear that word what does it really matter?

btw i live in the uk and we have two new pussy's...lol
Forum: Parenting   05-12-2009, 02:50 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 6,074
Posted By cateerob
both my kids have been able to drink soda on...

both my kids have been able to drink soda on special occasions since they were 2 or 3...i figure there is no point in denying them stuff they are going to drink anyway as long as you teach them all...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-27-2007, 04:03 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 1,147
Posted By cateerob
why would you not drink in frount of your...

why would you not drink in frount of your children? if you drink it shouldn't be hidden, if you dont drink fine. I would never get falling down drunk in frount of my kids but they know i drink and...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   01-13-2007, 09:01 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,630
Posted By cateerob
my ten year old gets left for short periods 10...

my ten year old gets left for short periods 10 mins at the most unless her older brother - 13 - is there, however he was left for a much longer time at his own request when he was 10, he was much...
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