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Forum: Gentle Discipline   11-27-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 192
Posted By MJoKirk
Everything suggested I have tried, except for...

Everything suggested I have tried, except for tickets/tokens, and I may do that.
 
I think you all hit the nail spot on the head with daddy being more lenient. He has never been the primary...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   11-26-2012, 04:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 192
Posted By MJoKirk
My 5 yo DD has a really hard time with anything...

My 5 yo DD has a really hard time with anything that could be considered a treat. This could mean edible treats (candy, cookies, etc), a television show/movie, specific play time plans, etc....
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-26-2012, 04:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 174
Posted By MJoKirk
My 5 yo DD has a really hard time with anything...

My 5 yo DD has a really hard time with anything that could be considered a treat. This could mean edible treats (candy, cookies, etc), a television show/movie, specific play time plans, etc....
Forum: Child-Led Weaning   11-16-2012, 12:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 334
Posted By MJoKirk
Has anyone had this happen? My son has...

Has anyone had this happen? My son has significantly less interest in nursing than my daughter ever has. DD is 5, DS is 2.5. I think it is likely he may wean on his own before she does. I am ready...
Forum: Natural Body Care   10-30-2012, 04:44 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 13,517
Posted By MJoKirk
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by koru http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1340838/dready-mamas-2012/320#post_17151765)

MJoKirk, your hair...
Forum: Natural Body Care   10-22-2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 13,517
Posted By MJoKirk
Hi, mamas! I have just read through all of this...

Hi, mamas! I have just read through all of this (and the 2010) thread. How is it possible that I had that much time? I'll tell you- I barely slept last week obsessing over dreads. :giggle:
 
Here...
Forum: Healing Birth Trauma   01-08-2012, 05:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 14,548
Posted By MJoKirk
Yes there are solutions, but the banding or...

Yes there are solutions, but the banding or lancing and things like that are for painful, thrombosed hemorrhoids. If yours aren't causing pain, please don't try and have them removed. That will just...
Forum: Child-Led Weaning   01-05-2012, 04:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 230
Posted By MJoKirk
I am nursing a 1.5 year old and a 4.2 year old....

I am nursing a 1.5 year old and a 4.2 year old. I am totally okay with the fact that DD (oldest) has not weaned yet. However, she asks to nurse EVERY time DS (youngest) nurses. I understand, and...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   10-09-2011, 06:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 505
Posted By MJoKirk
We have tried redirecting to touch different...

We have tried redirecting to touch different parts of him. "Cyprian likes it when you touch his head, or his back, or his belly, or...." Lots of encouragement to use gentle hands when touching her...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   10-09-2011, 11:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 505
Posted By MJoKirk
My daughter is almost 4. My son is 16 months....

My daughter is almost 4. My son is 16 months. Since he was born she has done this same thing with her hands in his face and it is getting out of control. I wish I could explain it better, but she...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-28-2011, 06:50 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,401
Posted By MJoKirk
I have friends who coupon very successfully and...

I have friends who coupon very successfully and eat extremely healthy- all the time. It is a part-time (sometimes even full-time) job to do it...but it is possible and can be done with just good...
Forum: Spirituality   05-16-2011, 11:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,651
Posted By MJoKirk
When we got married we were both strong...

When we got married we were both strong christians. A lot has changed in both of our belief systems since then, which is hard to handle. But now my daughter is getting old enough that some things...
Forum: Family Safety   02-15-2011, 03:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 243
Posted By MJoKirk
So what about some other options for FF harness...

So what about some other options for FF harness that converts to HBB (at the least)? Are there any? There are just SOOOOO many carseats out there, gah!!!! I saw an Evenflo...shoot...I cant remember...
Forum: Family Safety   02-11-2011, 07:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 243
Posted By MJoKirk
I feel like there are a million "here is my...

I feel like there are a million "here is my situation, tell me what to buy" threads here, but I am still unsure, even after search upon search.
 
I have a 2 three-year olds. 33 and 35(ish) lbs....
Forum: Parenting   12-11-2010, 12:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 922
Posted By MJoKirk
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by blizzard_babe http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Parenting   12-11-2010, 11:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 922
Posted By MJoKirk
Does anyone have any suggestions for good...

Does anyone have any suggestions for good holiday books that cover any alternative holidays? We had no luck finding some good stuff at our library...but the other libraries around here may have...
Forum: Parenting   12-11-2010, 11:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 922
Posted By MJoKirk
I am subbing for some more ideas. We are finally...

I am subbing for some more ideas. We are finally determining our traditions and plans for this beautiful time of year, since DD is 3 and will really remember. She even remembers last year quite...
Forum: Parenting   12-03-2010, 11:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,384
Posted By MJoKirk
I cannot figure a better place for this to go,...

I cannot figure a better place for this to go, but please move it if there is a better place. :)
 
I need input on whether or not it would be possible to get a regular bike and remove the pedals...
Forum: Parenting   11-22-2010, 05:39 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,487
Posted By MJoKirk
I did not read this whole thread, at all. I just...

I did not read this whole thread, at all. I just wanted to add my situation to tell you how extremely positive it was for me. I was young enough that I do not remember my parents ever being...
Forum: North and South Carolina and Tennessee   11-16-2010, 06:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 299
Posted By MJoKirk
So, I was thinking about this, and I really...

So, I was thinking about this, and I really don't want to watch the movie before reading the book. I hate knowing anything when I am reading a book (I don't even read the back cover- ever). So...can...
Forum: North and South Carolina and Tennessee   11-15-2010, 06:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 299
Posted By MJoKirk
I can join now, too! <3 I will do my best to...

I can join now, too! <3 I will do my best to watch the movie before then! Yay!
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   11-14-2010, 12:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 580
Posted By MJoKirk
Hi! I am in just about the same place as you...

Hi! I am in just about the same place as you right now, except we havent actually started anything yet. I have JUST begun researching waldorf homeschooling and found The Waldorf Connection...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   11-12-2010, 05:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 486
Posted By MJoKirk
Ok...everything is ok. Mostly. I am going to be...

Ok...everything is ok. Mostly. I am going to be starting a new budget thread some time to get some more advice (I think) but for now we are calm.
 
The money to get the car back was more than...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   11-12-2010, 11:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 486
Posted By MJoKirk
DH and I lived in OH when we got married. When...

DH and I lived in OH when we got married. When DD was born, I was a full-time nanny (and then some. I worked for two families and was making good money). We decided to get a new car, on lease,...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   11-11-2010, 06:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 606
Posted By MJoKirk
I am subbing to get some more idea, and remember...

I am subbing to get some more idea, and remember to come back! http://files.mothering.com//images/smilies/smile.gif
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