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Forum: Potty Learning   06-07-2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 415
Posted By BarnMomma
My daughter will be three in a few weeks. She is...

My daughter will be three in a few weeks. She is set to start school in September but must be fully potty savvy or she cannot attend. We love this school, older DS went there, so switching schools...
Forum: Parenting   06-18-2011, 10:56 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,092
Posted By BarnMomma
OP here. I want to clear a few things up....

OP here.

I want to clear a few things up. Of course I was addressing my son's behavior. I was calmly and repeatedly asking him to speak nicely. I wasn't screaming back at him which is the...
Forum: Parenting   06-09-2011, 06:23 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,092
Posted By BarnMomma
I'll do my best to keep this short. My mother is...

I'll do my best to keep this short. My mother is a handful. She has lots of great qualities but way more lousy ones. Growing up was stressful and I have more bad memories than good. From the outside...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   05-13-2011, 05:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,770
Posted By BarnMomma
So this morning I decided to let today be a new...

So this morning I decided to let today be a new dawn of kind parenting. When DS woke up I cuddled him in bed and we had a talk about how both us behaved badly yesterday and today we would start...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   05-13-2011, 12:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,770
Posted By BarnMomma
Ideas!!

Ideas!!
Forum: Gentle Discipline   05-12-2011, 07:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,770
Posted By BarnMomma
I am a high strung, control freak. A...

I am a high strung, control freak. A perfectionist. I have my issues. This I know. I struggle to better myself every day. Maybe kid stuff bothers me more than others. Maybe not, I just don't know.
...
Forum: Parenting   04-01-2011, 01:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 553
Posted By BarnMomma
If you don't own the horse, you can't just...

If you don't own the horse, you can't just ride.  It's a liability issue.  If you don't own the horse, you have to lesson on the barn's animals if you want to ride.  And it's 100% unsafe to let a...
Forum: Parenting   04-01-2011, 01:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 553
Posted By BarnMomma
I wish I could claim his attention span is...

I wish I could claim his attention span is limited but this is a child who will get into a project for an hour or two when he wants to.  I'm feeling more he doesn't wish to LEARN how to ride- he...
Forum: Parenting   04-01-2011, 01:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 553
Posted By BarnMomma
We have a horse,I ride, I spend lots of time at...

We have a horse,I ride, I spend lots of time at the barn with my whole family in tow.  DS has been at the barn since 3 months old.  DD is now 9 mo old and same thing.   
 
Last fall, DS asked if...
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-31-2011, 04:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 232
Posted By BarnMomma
THis is our second baby.    DS #1 was fully...

THis is our second baby. 
 
DS #1 was fully BF until 2.5 but hopped on the solids bandwagon at about 5 months eating everything and anything by a year old and still at 3.5 he has a palet that puts...
Forum: Life With a Baby   01-12-2011, 09:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,123
Posted By BarnMomma
Chlorine absolutely penetrates the skin and when...

Chlorine absolutely penetrates the skin and when submerged your skin drinks it in. Chlorine is by no means a harmless chemical. It's cheap and easy- that's why it is used. I will not take my kids...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   12-09-2010, 05:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,563
Posted By BarnMomma
op   nak   all great advice.  thanks. ...

op
 
nak
 
all great advice.  thanks.
 
i painted a bad picture of dh.  he's been acting a liitle crazy only after the incident and when I called him.  dh is a very smart man- owns and runs a...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   12-05-2010, 07:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,563
Posted By BarnMomma
OP   My husband works M-F from 7Am to 6 PM...

OP
 
My husband works M-F from 7Am to 6 PM or later. Plus some nights he travels. 
 
On weekends he's home and plays with the kids while I ride in the mornings.  But that's ALL he does.  As in,...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   12-04-2010, 02:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,563
Posted By BarnMomma
OP here   DS does go to school 3 days a week...

OP here
 
DS does go to school 3 days a week (8-12) and I have a babysitter/mothers helper 4 days a week. We have horses so it's a lot of riding and upkeep soI need the extra set of hands.
 
DH...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   12-03-2010, 11:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,563
Posted By BarnMomma
NAK   DS is 3.5, and my DD is 5 mo.   ...

NAK
 
DS is 3.5, and my DD is 5 mo.
 
We've been through a lot in the past few months (big move etc) and it's been stressful for all.  But my patience w/ my son is G.O.N.E.  Everything is a...
Forum: Parenting   11-14-2010, 07:39 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,808
Posted By BarnMomma
I'm pretty non-negotiable when it comes to...

I'm pretty non-negotiable when it comes to food. 
 
I feel that farmers and ranchers put a lot of time and care into growing/raising the food, we spend a ton of money buying healthy...
Forum: Parenting   10-31-2010, 09:42 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,602
Posted By BarnMomma
I'm 31 and DH is 54. We just had our second...

I'm 31 and DH is 54. We just had our second child in july. We might or might not have more.

Here's what I know: DH is an amazing dad who is present every day in his childrens' lives. He loves...
Forum: Parenting   10-16-2010, 05:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,268
Posted By BarnMomma
Whenever this sort of thing comes up, we...

Whenever this sort of thing comes up, we rephrase with "ggod behavior."

If MIL says(ugh) "you're a good/bad boy..."

I always cut in and say, "Yes, you've had good behavior or true, honey, I...
Forum: Parenting   10-08-2010, 03:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,049
Posted By BarnMomma
According to my 3 yr old and 3 mo old: I am...

According to my 3 yr old and 3 mo old:

I am baby which means I will always, without fail, no matter what, get my foot in the poopy diaper before you have a chance to move it away.

You can kiss...
Forum: Parenting   10-08-2010, 02:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,148
Posted By BarnMomma
Quote: Originally Posted by Chicky2...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Chicky2 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15927673)
I wanted to post more now that I have more...
Forum: Parenting   10-08-2010, 12:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,148
Posted By BarnMomma
Quote: Originally Posted by LynnS6...

Quote:
Originally Posted by LynnS6 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15926590)
Let me get this straight... your dh wants you...
Forum: Parenting   10-07-2010, 07:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,148
Posted By BarnMomma
Hi So I grew up in the sticks, DH in the...

Hi

So I grew up in the sticks, DH in the city. The woods and its critters never bothered me but 30yrs ago in the northeast there WAS nothing to be afraid of. Now we have bears, coyotes, mountain...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-07-2010, 09:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 203
Posted By BarnMomma
Remind me mommies- is this normal? I can't...

Remind me mommies- is this normal? I can't remember id my DS did this.

DD is 3mo and for the past 2 days has slept constantly. She wakes up, eats a little, then she's out like a light. She just...
Forum: Parenting   10-07-2010, 09:01 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,171
Posted By BarnMomma
Quote: Originally Posted by grumpybear...

Quote:
Originally Posted by grumpybear http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15921967)
I would be ticked off too.
I would...
Forum: Breastfeeding   10-06-2010, 05:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,074
Posted By BarnMomma
nak yup. me too. scale hasn't budged since...

nak

yup. me too. scale hasn't budged since dd was born. did the same thing w/ DS. Took way over a year to lose 20 lbs.
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