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Forum: Single Parenting   11-12-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 172
Posted By chrissy collins
I am sorry Missing my Kiddo!!! So hard to miss...

I am sorry Missing my Kiddo!!! So hard to miss the kids but also being alone means finding out who you are and what makes you happy other than the kids…..It sounds like you already have a plan of...
Forum: Child-Led Weaning   04-05-2013, 01:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 224
Posted By chrissy collins
Sounds like your little one is doing a great job...

Sounds like your little one is doing a great job with her cereal.....You can wet the rice puffs or cereal with a little formula. It helps them to dissolve more quickly. She will learn.
Kids have...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   03-17-2013, 12:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 541
Posted By chrissy collins
Stay neutral you are a model for your kids....

Stay neutral you are a model for your kids.  They will be watching  how you deal with your sister in-law.  You know who you are and that all prevails. Talk to a friend and stay out of her drama for...
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-10-2013, 09:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,011
Posted By chrissy collins
I am so sorry you feel this way. It must feel...

I am so sorry you feel this way. It must feel awful. Try this, everyday just watch your beautiful baby while she is just lying there Smile at her and talk to her even if it feels forced. After a few...
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-10-2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,099
Posted By chrissy collins
Hi there as a mom of two and an early...

Hi there as a mom of two and an early intervention person for 20 years Just a quick piece of my experience....When babies fall asleep in their moms arms or any other way they need that when they...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   03-10-2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 249
Posted By chrissy collins
As a mom of two and an Early Interventionist for...

As a mom of two and an Early Interventionist for 20 years his sleep sounds good to me as long as when he is awake he is chipper and well rested Good for you He sounds like a doll!!!!
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-10-2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 216
Posted By chrissy collins
Rugrat, As a mom with 2 girls and someone who...

Rugrat,
As a mom with 2 girls and someone who has worked in Early Intervention for 20 years YES he will grow out of it....Sleep is in your future....Just food for thought, Babies bellies need to...
Forum: Parenting   03-09-2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 523
Posted By chrissy collins
This is a great question....Some ideas to...

This is a great question....Some ideas to increase her attention to tasks
She is not to young to have her help you set the table and clear the table but I wouldn't let her stop in the middle I...
Forum: Grief and Loss   03-09-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 568
Posted By chrissy collins
I am so sorry for your loss....It leaves such a...

I am so sorry for your loss....It leaves such a hole to lose a parent.  I hope you have family and friends that you can look to for support. It makes it even harder that it was such a shock and...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   03-09-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,607
Posted By chrissy collins
I also have a thirteen year old but she has not...

I also have a thirteen year old but she has not asked I planned on waiting until she asks and then teach her It would be awful if they tried without being shown first I think its time Good Luck  It...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   03-09-2013, 10:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 286
Posted By chrissy collins
It sound like this is the way your son is...

It sound like this is the way your son is calming himself. You can try to include some calming sensory therapy into his diet. Like swinging or rolling him slowly in a blanket . Also, pressing him...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   03-09-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 509
Posted By chrissy collins
Hi Courtney,   How hard this must be and...

Hi Courtney,
 
How hard this must be and scary feeling this way.  Mothering and running a household is hard work and no wonder why your emotions are getting away with you.  I hope you can turn to...
Forum: Grief and Loss   03-09-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 482
Posted By chrissy collins
Sorry about your mom...Your daughter can always...

Sorry about your mom...Your daughter can always know that losing your mom is part of your past. You can say I didn't come out of Grandma's belly I came out of my moms belly and she died when I was a...
Forum: Personal Growth   03-08-2013, 12:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,039
Posted By chrissy collins
Starting friendships in adulthood is difficult...

Starting friendships in adulthood is difficult and the hardest thing to feel is uncomfortable. Especially when motherhood can be so challenging.   Not branching out is safe and often times leaves us...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   03-07-2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 328
Posted By chrissy collins
Tilly Monster a great book on the subject of...

Tilly Monster a great book on the subject of sensory Integration  is The Out OF Sync Child  Marriage is just as hard as Raising kids!! Keep up the good work
Forum: Gentle Discipline   03-06-2013, 05:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 328
Posted By chrissy collins
Tilly monster  you have got a lot on your plate...

Tilly monster  you have got a lot on your plate and it's great you are staying committed to helping your three year old.  Kids tend to get wild at night when they are over tired they actually look...
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