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Forum: Parenting   05-18-2011, 08:32 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,372
Posted By Shera971
If my DS was older (he's 5 now) I might say yes...

If my DS was older (he's 5 now) I might say yes if he was with a friend but definitely not in any of the wooded areas by me.  TBH, the woods described in posts on this thread sound wonderful but...
Forum: Parenting   10-13-2010, 10:58 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,026
Posted By Shera971
I would be fine with it. And can I ask why...

I would be fine with it.

And can I ask why it would be a problem if the police did keep the prints? I'm trying to think of what the police could get up to with a bunch of children's...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-25-2010, 09:44 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,497
Posted By Shera971
I would assume inclusive... and very brave! We...

I would assume inclusive... and very brave! We just had 10 five year olds at DS1's recent b-day and by the end I was frazzled. If we had invited the whole class of 25 I might have lost my sanity! LOL
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-17-2010, 03:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 523
Posted By Shera971
When I get those comments I say "Soon enough he...

When I get those comments I say "Soon enough he won't want his mommy to cuddle him. I'm taking as much as I can now!"

I remember I was in a dr's office and there was a woman there with her baby...
Forum: Parenting   09-10-2010, 11:18 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,904
Posted By Shera971
Quote: Originally Posted by mamadelbosque...

Quote:
Originally Posted by mamadelbosque http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15825774)
NEVER climb UP anything you can't climb...
Forum: Parenting   09-10-2010, 11:12 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,904
Posted By Shera971
Quote: Originally Posted by marimara...

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Originally Posted by marimara http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15825495)
Oh, but I also wanted to add that I, myself,...
Forum: Parenting   09-04-2010, 12:42 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,019
Posted By Shera971
I suggest going with what interests the kid. For...

I suggest going with what interests the kid. For instance my DS loves dinosaurs and he would simply love to recieve dinosaur books, dinosaur stuffed animals, dinosaur figurines, electronic...
Forum: Parenting   08-28-2010, 04:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,233
Posted By Shera971
Quote: Originally Posted by CarrieMF...

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Originally Posted by CarrieMF http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15782849)
At 7 they shouldn't need as much direction....
Forum: Parenting   08-13-2010, 07:06 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,992
Posted By Shera971
I agree with the pp. However I thought I would...

I agree with the pp. However I thought I would shine light on what the 3.5 yo might be feeling. My DS is VERY sensitive when he thinks that he has made a "mistake". He's 5 now but even at 3 he would...
Forum: Parenting   08-12-2010, 10:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 918
Posted By Shera971
My DS loves any documentary to do with animals....

My DS loves any documentary to do with animals. He was even downloading short clips off the net from National Geographic at around that age. Or if your son is into contruction or large vehicles you...
Forum: Life With a Baby   08-07-2010, 02:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 588
Posted By Shera971
Quote: Originally Posted by triana1326...

Quote:
Originally Posted by triana1326 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15707988)
I've always told DH that if the house...
Forum: Life With a Baby   08-07-2010, 02:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 421
Posted By Shera971
Quote: Originally Posted by texaspeach...

Quote:
Originally Posted by texaspeach http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15706613)
I wash them with my kitchen towels - I...
Forum: Parenting   08-06-2010, 12:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,757
Posted By Shera971
Seeing clutter actually makes me itchy. I feel...

Seeing clutter actually makes me itchy. I feel like getting a huge bin and just tossing everything but i never do.

Yes, my son has *way* too many toys. I used to cull without his input but have...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-27-2010, 09:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 596
Posted By Shera971
For DS' 3rd and 4th birthdays we just set up...

For DS' 3rd and 4th birthdays we just set up stations in our backyard and let the kids go at them. We had a little splash pool, sports equipment (soccer ball, Tball), bubble area, craft area and...
Forum: Parenting   07-17-2010, 10:39 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,047
Posted By Shera971
My DS (5 yo) wants to be an animal rescuer but...

My DS (5 yo) wants to be an animal rescuer but has since qualified his statement. He'll only rescue herbivores because carnivores are too dangerous.
Forum: Parenting   07-16-2010, 09:21 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,066
Posted By Shera971
Quote: Originally Posted by scottishmommy...

Quote:
Originally Posted by scottishmommy http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15630699)
"Dude, the liquids are in my boobs ok?"...
Forum: Parenting   07-15-2010, 09:15 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,066
Posted By Shera971
OP here. I guess I'm not the only one! LOL...

OP here. I guess I'm not the only one! LOL Usially those comments just roll off my back but yesterday really bugged me. Its really too bad that there are so many similar stories but at least I'm not...
Forum: Parenting   07-14-2010, 05:32 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,066
Posted By Shera971
Maybe its the heat or lack of sleep but one...

Maybe its the heat or lack of sleep but one stranger's comment today really bugged me.

I had to see my ob for my 6 week pp check up. I buckle DS2 in the car seat and debate about putting on a hat...
Forum: Parenting   07-10-2010, 03:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,330
Posted By Shera971
This senario happened to me a few years ago. I...

This senario happened to me a few years ago. I was at the park with my DS and his play group along with other park goers I didn't know. An older boy (maybe 5?) tripped and fell in the sand face...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   07-10-2010, 11:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,603
Posted By Shera971
My problem is that DS (5yo) remembers...

My problem is that DS (5yo) remembers everything! After I've thrown away what I think is a piece of cr@p that he has never played with, months later he'll say "mommy where is the XXX I got at so and...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   07-07-2010, 05:55 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,540
Posted By Shera971
I guess I'm kind of confused. How do you not...

I guess I'm kind of confused. How do you not know you would be paying extra charges if you are in a different country? I would understand if the kid was 10 but the OP said he was 16. To me, I think...
Forum: Life With a Baby   07-06-2010, 04:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 928
Posted By Shera971
There are lots of great ideas here and I just...

There are lots of great ideas here and I just wanted to highlight one important thing that I couldn't live without:

nipple cream (lansinoh)

It literally saved my breastfeeding relationship...
Forum: Life With a Baby   07-04-2010, 03:00 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,457
Posted By Shera971
http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/ye...

http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/yeahthat.gif

In my opinion, the more people that my baby knows he can rely on, the more he will feel secure in his world.

I think there have only...
Forum: Life With a Baby   07-04-2010, 01:11 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,457
Posted By Shera971
Quote: Originally Posted by karika...

Quote:
Originally Posted by karika http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15586720)
I believe that a baby expects only momma for a...
Forum: Parenting   06-26-2010, 07:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 910
Posted By Shera971
I'm going through this right now. DS1 is 4.5 and...

I'm going through this right now. DS1 is 4.5 and DS2 is 3 weeks. When I took out all the baby toys, we explained to DS1 that the toys were his old baby ones and now DS2 can play with them. He spent...
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