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Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-07-2006, 11:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 520
Posted By ThinkBlu
I don't have any experiance with preschoolians,...

I don't have any experiance with preschoolians, but for what it's worth, I liked Bobux's much better than Robeez. The Bobux's seemed to be more flexible and pliable...the Robeez tended to crease and...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-06-2006, 11:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 575
Posted By ThinkBlu
Quote: Originally Posted by Rivka5 Maybe you...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Rivka5
Maybe you could suggest that your group try a once-a-month family dance. You could point out that the next generation of folk dancers have to come from...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-05-2006, 06:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 573
Posted By ThinkBlu
My youngest son is non-verbal at 2 1/2, so folks...

My youngest son is non-verbal at 2 1/2, so folks keep gently suggesting that perhaps he is autistic, so of course, I read anything about autism that I can get my hands on. After all my reading, I'm...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-05-2006, 04:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 573
Posted By ThinkBlu
Sounds like my...

Sounds like my husband!http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif

Seriously, sounds normal to me. If your gut is telling you it's not normal though, that's something too....
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-05-2006, 04:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 724
Posted By ThinkBlu
When my preschooler was a toddler, his big fear...

When my preschooler was a toddler, his big fear was things blowing or rolling away. We had three episodes, one with some wind blowing stuff off a picnic table, one with a ball rolling down a hill...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-01-2006, 05:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 806
Posted By ThinkBlu
If being with both families is not important to...

If being with both families is not important to you during the holiday season, then I agree with those who say to either alternate years or to stay at home and create your own traditions, but if...
Forum: Parenting   08-30-2006, 05:27 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,650
Posted By ThinkBlu
(Oops....didn't realize there were multiple...

(Oops....didn't realize there were multiple pages! thought I was coming in on page one. Needless to say, I haven't read all responses. I'm going to leave this, but apoligize if it is repetitive, out...
Forum: Site Help   08-17-2006, 12:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 612
Posted By ThinkBlu
I understand the intent, and I understand it can...

I understand the intent, and I understand it can be a hard call, but FYI - I was disappointed to see that my thumb sucking thread was moved to toddler as I have no concerns with my toddler sucking...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-16-2006, 06:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 489
Posted By ThinkBlu
DS is 2.5 years. He sucks his thumb, on his own...

DS is 2.5 years. He sucks his thumb, on his own terms, mainly at nap / bed time. For a while, I assumed that like some kids with pacifiers or some with nursing, that he would just outgrow it, but as...
Forum: Dental   06-22-2006, 03:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 442
Posted By ThinkBlu
First the question, then the background for...

First the question, then the background for those willing to keep reading.

Has anyone had a situation where the diagnosis of one dentist differed greatly from the diagnosis of another regarding...
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-08-2006, 01:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 321
Posted By ThinkBlu
DS is also quick to frustration, and resistent...

DS is also quick to frustration, and resistent to direction in certain circumstances. I found that my tone and verbaige was often times 'corrective' in nature, and I think that was a big part of the...
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-08-2006, 01:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 354
Posted By ThinkBlu
Different folks have different bodily odors, not...

Different folks have different bodily odors, not always related to hygene. One thing you could try is using cleansing products that contain tea tree oil, they tend to do well at masking or...
Forum: Child-Led Weaning   04-10-2006, 04:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 809
Posted By ThinkBlu
Not sure this is right place to post...no flames...

Not sure this is right place to post...no flames please.

I am wondering if anyone can tell me at what age extended nursers tend to wean, and what types of things tend to trigger weaning. I...
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-07-2006, 03:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 229
Posted By ThinkBlu
Looking for some ways that you-all manage the...

Looking for some ways that you-all manage the clutter associated with the craft projects of your youngsters. We have napkin holders made of dish soap bottles, mail holders made of paper plates,...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   03-29-2006, 03:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,140
Posted By ThinkBlu
Just curious how many of you have toddlers that...

Just curious how many of you have toddlers that fake or exagerated laughing? DS2 is two years old and he is such a jolly little guy...he loves to sing and dance and mostly giggle and laugh. I've...
Forum: Parenting   03-28-2006, 02:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 869
Posted By ThinkBlu
A voice from the other side.... I come from...

A voice from the other side....

I come from a family where birthdays were really no big deal. A first birthday was an extended family event, then, from 2 until the child was old enough to have...
Forum: Parenting   03-22-2006, 05:27 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,125
Posted By ThinkBlu
I was home schooled in the middle to late 70's...

I was home schooled in the middle to late 70's and early 80's. Academically, I think it allowed me freedom to excel in a way that public school would not have, but I think I suffered socially. My...
Forum: The Childhood Years   03-22-2006, 04:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 742
Posted By ThinkBlu
I assume you are not suspecting constipation,...

I assume you are not suspecting constipation, physical discomfort or physical inability since your post didn't say anything about that....my DS trained slow and though I would say he finished...
Forum: The Childhood Years   03-10-2006, 05:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 501
Posted By ThinkBlu
I don't carry a purse, so I always find myself...

I don't carry a purse, so I always find myself with very full pockets. Today, I reached into my coat pocket to look for something, and for what ever reason, found that I had two pair of DS's...
Forum: The Childhood Years   03-09-2006, 04:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,164
Posted By ThinkBlu
Very timely. Dh and I were just talking about...

Very timely. Dh and I were just talking about this the other night since DS declared himself to be Jim Rockford (of the Rockford Files) going on one year ago and it just got us to talking, though...
Forum: The Childhood Years   03-07-2006, 04:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 742
Posted By ThinkBlu
DS (4 yrs) is very much in control of his train...

DS (4 yrs) is very much in control of his train set when we are at home. He likes to use the cars (also Thomas characters) to make up stories, to role play (i.e., this train dominant, that train...
Forum: The Childhood Years   03-06-2006, 08:01 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 20,867
Posted By ThinkBlu
So sorry this happened and that you are having...

So sorry this happened and that you are having to deal with all of this and without the close support of your husband.

FWIW.

When my son was 32 mos old, while inside a resturaunt playland with...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   02-09-2006, 07:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 519
Posted By ThinkBlu
I guess what works for me is to focus on...

I guess what works for me is to focus on intentions and to avoid discussion topic that I know are troublesome with a given individual. If I did not sense that a person had good and pure parenting...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-07-2006, 11:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 304
Posted By ThinkBlu
Quote: Originally Posted by Stinkerbell DS...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Stinkerbell
DS has a lawnmower that he whizzes around all day.

Totally agree!! DS1 was inseparable from his lawn mower and DS2 from his vaccuum cleaner.
Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-06-2006, 07:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 304
Posted By ThinkBlu
Favorites at our house... Nesting cups - we...

Favorites at our house...

Nesting cups - we have a couple of sets, one specifically for the tub with strainer holes and such and then a set of 12 for outside the tub that make about a 3.5 ft...
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