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Forum: The Childhood Years   06-01-2015, 04:32 PM
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Views: 931
Posted By TheGivingTree
Hi. I used to run kids parties for this age group...

Hi. I used to run kids parties for this age group and it is quite a challenge. Some ideas for non-competitive that have worked for me are:

- A pull string pinata. Every kid holds a string and I...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   05-20-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 800
Posted By TheGivingTree
Gee, I see this same behavior (almost exactly)...

Gee, I see this same behavior (almost exactly) with my SD who's 14 and my other daughter who is 9!
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   05-05-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 647
Posted By TheGivingTree
Thank you everyone for all these great thoughts....

Thank you everyone for all these great thoughts. We do need to calmly sit down. Last night we talked a lot after yet another blowup when I heard him and my SD calling my daughter a little brat behind...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   05-03-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 647
Posted By TheGivingTree
Oh and it gets better! Just when I was thinking...

Oh and it gets better! Just when I was thinking that I would just take on more myself to save money, we were at the dinner table last night and my stepdaughter announced how her dad promised her his...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   04-30-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 647
Posted By TheGivingTree
Skoal! :smile:

Skoal! :smile:
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   04-27-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 647
Posted By TheGivingTree
Blended Family Finance Trouble

Hi. I am not even sure if this is the right forum for this but finances keep coming up in my relationship, to the point that I am self-conscious and maybe I am approaching it wrong. Just as...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   04-23-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,103
Posted By TheGivingTree
I am so glad someone posted about this game. I...

I am so glad someone posted about this game. I let my kids play war-type games, since that's somewhat in text, but my stepdaughter brought home Grand Theft Auto and it's a different story. I really...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   03-30-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 671
Posted By TheGivingTree
Try this one, it's written from 2 perspectives: ...

Try this one, it's written from 2 perspectives:
http://www.eifrigpublishing.com/familypsych/because-i-said-so.html
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   03-21-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 300
Posted By TheGivingTree
Just a quick update - my husband and I seem to...

Just a quick update - my husband and I seem to be, finally, on the same page with the vaping. I am so relived that he is taking action with it. I found nicotine vaoe and what looked like an expensive...
Forum: Craft Workshops   02-18-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 133
Posted By TheGivingTree
ISO homemade hair conditioner recipe

Hi. I pitched the idea of a homemade hair care line to my teenage SD. She loves that stuff and I think she could make some nice stuff. She said that she'd like to start with hair conditioner. Does...
Forum: The Childhood Years   02-18-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 271
Posted By TheGivingTree
Everyone on here has such good insight, I really...

Everyone on here has such good insight, I really appreciate all the feedback. It's so nice to have a spot, away from spouses and family, to get support. To answer a question from above, my DD and DS...
Forum: The Childhood Years   02-17-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 271
Posted By TheGivingTree
Thanks SoulJourney. That's a very interesting...

Thanks SoulJourney. That's a very interesting possibility and it does make sense, given the circumstances. DH is stuck between the 2 daughters in a way. I can almost see him holding back with my DD,...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   02-11-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 357
Posted By TheGivingTree
I have been following this thread because I have...

I have been following this thread because I have the exact same scenario and I too dread any kind of confrontation about it or making my husband defensive about parenting. I like what was said about...
Forum: The Childhood Years   02-11-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 271
Posted By TheGivingTree
Thanks both! We actually had a blended family...

Thanks both! We actually had a blended family therapy session, but it was with my SD's therapist so the session was geared toward how we can accommodate her needs. There is another person we can try...
Forum: The Childhood Years   02-07-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 271
Posted By TheGivingTree
Head shots and encouraging free-thinking kid

Hello moms. I am having some surprising controversy over my 9-year-old daughter. As background, I have a 14 year-old step-daughter and a 12-year old son, both of whom are very quiet for the most...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   02-02-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 627
Posted By TheGivingTree
I agree that parenting a teen is confusing. But...

I agree that parenting a teen is confusing. But once there is lying and dangerous substances then they give up their privacy. It is unfortunate that it has to be that way, but privacy and respect...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   02-02-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 433
Posted By TheGivingTree
You will find this funny as long as we are on...

You will find this funny as long as we are on this topic - my SD takes all my stuff - every Sunday night it's right into my closet, my make-up, my shoes, hair products - everything. She has only lost...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   01-31-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 571
Posted By TheGivingTree
Hi. I can tell you that I have had a good results...

Hi. I can tell you that I have had a good results for my son with a combination of a low-dose of Prozac combined with Intuniv (a non-stimulant) also at a low dose. He cannot take the "regular"dose of...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   01-31-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 300
Posted By TheGivingTree
I left a message for the psychiatrist a few days...

I left a message for the psychiatrist a few days ago. I printed out some literature about how nicotine vaping is horrible, which my husband left on her pillow. I also removed the oil, at his urging....
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   01-29-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 167
Posted By TheGivingTree
Hi. If your son has a 504 that is a good start....

Hi. If your son has a 504 that is a good start. There is room in there for lots of little accommodations, just examples - flexible bathroom access, wiggle seat, teachers assistant to help with...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   01-29-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 300
Posted By TheGivingTree
Hi Sillysapling. Thanks for your reply and...

Hi Sillysapling. Thanks for your reply and checking up on me. It has been bumpy indeed. Not at all what I envisioned but I am determined to make it work. It turns out that my husband did talk to her...
Forum: Site Help   01-27-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 260
Posted By TheGivingTree
Deleting profile/posts

Hi. Can someone please tell me how to delete a thread and/or my entire profile? Thanks
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   01-26-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 300
Posted By TheGivingTree
Help! My SD using nicotine vape.

Hello and apologies in advance if this comes across as too reactionary but I am so bothered and not sure if I should go over everyone's head and call the psychiatrist for my SD directly. Please let...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-12-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 397
Posted By TheGivingTree
Husband mad but won't say why

Hi. I am not sure if this is the place for this discussion. In short, my husband always seems upset with me and I can never tell why. Usually it just passes, sometimes a few days later he will...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   01-12-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 975
Posted By TheGivingTree
Hi. It seems like you already have a lt of...

Hi. It seems like you already have a lt of suggestions but I'll chime in a few too.
-Get the traffic. Google Adsense will kick in once you have the traffic. That's more long-term
- Use a...
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