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Forum: Gentle Discipline   12-11-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 286
Posted By Snydley
Hi- From 3-4yo, my DD was very aggressive...

Hi-
From 3-4yo, my DD was very aggressive and did not have much impulse control. She once refused to take my hand when we were crossing a road, so I picked her up, and she punched me in the...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-01-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 172
Posted By Snydley
I think you really need to put yourself in her...

I think you really need to put yourself in her shoes. Remember, school is very different than when we were kids. I have a DD in 2nd grade, and from what I've seen so far, these lower grades are no...
Forum: Child & Teen Health   11-12-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 154
Posted By Snydley
Hi- I would ask his doctor about clinical...

Hi-
I would ask his doctor about clinical trials testing immune checkpoint inhibitors. Anti-PD-1 treatments are showing promising results for many cancer, and side effects are much better...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-22-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 889
Posted By Snydley
Great thread. Free neighborhood play...

Great thread.

Free neighborhood play (and free play in general) is seriously endangered- and this when the child development experts say kids learn the social and emotional skills to survive...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   10-13-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 958
Posted By Snydley
Hi- Can you describe in a little more detail...

Hi-
Can you describe in a little more detail about your tendencies to be "anxious and overly involved"? With that info, it may help to understand what is happening/give advice.

-Jen
Forum: Learning at School   10-09-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 753
Posted By Snydley
Well- the swearing is not the best plan and she...

Well- the swearing is not the best plan and she needs to be able to express herself without those words at school.
The rest of it - maybe she's sick and tired of traditional school. She following...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   09-14-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,711
Posted By Snydley
Originally Posted by Snydley Remember, there...

Originally Posted by Snydley
Remember, there is no required training/skills of any sort to work at a day care center in this country.

This simply is untrue. I was a SAHM for 15 years and now I...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-04-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 351
Posted By Snydley
Hi- My DD has encopresis. She was an easy...

Hi-
My DD has encopresis. She was an easy baby and is a happy-go-lucky kid (she is now 7). She has always hated stopping what she is doing to go to the bathroom. I didn't try to potty train...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   09-04-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,711
Posted By Snydley
I used a nanny-share for my DD. With a...

I used a nanny-share for my DD. With a nanny-share, your child can have a consistent, loving caregiver while you are away (well, once you find the right nanny, the 3rd was the charm for us). I...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-20-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,100
Posted By Snydley
HI- I can relate. I have a 7yo DD and a...

HI-
I can relate. I have a 7yo DD and a brother that is severely mentally ill, refusing help, and living on the streets on the other side of the country. My parents have pictures of him up in...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-18-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,451
Posted By Snydley
No praise does not help any of those things you...

No praise does not help any of those things you list. There is an extremely fine line between praise and manipulation. A great example was given by a pp, where she mentioned a "how nice you look...
Forum: Parenting   05-28-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 6,514
Posted By Snydley
Quote:The very fact that diabetics are instantly...

Quote:The very fact that diabetics are instantly cured of diabetes when they have gastric bypass tells me that the story is much more complicated than calories in-calories out. So much we accept as...
Forum: Parenting   05-27-2013, 05:31 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 6,514
Posted By Snydley
  I've spent the last couple of years working in...

  I've spent the last couple of years working in obesity research; however, I have no real expertise in this field.  I've been to a few meetings and have heard what some sociologists have to say so...
Forum: Parenting   05-26-2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,900
Posted By Snydley
Quote:Originally Posted by Linda on the...

Quote:Originally Posted by Linda on the move http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Parenting   05-25-2013, 08:49 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,900
Posted By Snydley
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by pek64 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Parenting   05-25-2013, 06:15 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,900
Posted By Snydley
Quote:   I don't mean to be cruel. I...

Quote:
 
I don't mean to be cruel. I promise. So please hold back any tears and take a deep breath.. I'm trying to offer you a different perspective. I think you feel insecure as a parent.. It's...
Forum: Parenting   05-22-2013, 07:15 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,900
Posted By Snydley
Thanks pek64.          I've discussed...

Thanks pek64.  
       I've discussed counseling with my mom numerous times, particularly after my brother's situation became so bad in 2007.  I suggested we go together.   I was really on her case...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   05-22-2013, 05:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 591
Posted By Snydley
i loved this article too.  Really sums up what...

i loved this article too.  Really sums up what is wrong with how we are raising our kids these days.
Forum: Parenting   05-21-2013, 08:06 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,900
Posted By Snydley
Hi- Ok clearly more information is needed.  ...

Hi- Ok clearly more information is needed.   Here’s the background (sorry this is long!):
 
My mom grew up 1 of 4 siblings with a mother one could easily say had some type of personality...
Forum: Parenting   05-16-2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,900
Posted By Snydley
Thanks everyone for the replies.   ...

Thanks everyone for the replies.  
Quote:Originally Posted by JudiAU http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Parenting   05-16-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,900
Posted By Snydley
Hi-    My mom is divorced, lives alone, and...

Hi-
   My mom is divorced, lives alone, and while she does attend social activities with co-workers and takes trips with girlfriends, she is not particularly close to anyone.  She has major...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   05-10-2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 179
Posted By Snydley
I had the same problem at the same age.  I used...

I had the same problem at the same age.  I used a miracle blanket and left one arm out.  It kinda helped but really I got no sleep for a month.  Sorry!  
 
-Jen
Forum: Pregnancy and Birth Loss   05-05-2013, 07:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 159
Posted By Snydley
Hi-    I lost my first pregnancy at 8weeks.  I...

Hi-
   I lost my first pregnancy at 8weeks.  I was completely shocked (I, like you, was doing everything perfectly).   I can say without a doubt it was the darkest time in my life.  I was so angry...
Forum: Learning at School   04-30-2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,394
Posted By Snydley
My DD is in kindergarten too and her work sounds...

My DD is in kindergarten too and her work sounds similar to what you described.  Her teacher told me that in the last 5 years she went from teaching K to teaching a full 1st grade curriculum (and...
Forum: Women's Health   04-15-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 187
Posted By Snydley
I'm not a clinician but my first thought is...

I'm not a clinician but my first thought is anemia- that would be an abnormal blood test result and make you feel very tired. 
 
-Jen
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