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Forum: Personal Growth   10-05-2008, 04:26 PM
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Posted By tea olive
wow, it's been years for this thread. i can...

wow, it's been years for this thread.

i can say now that i no longer have that rage as i did before. i get angry now, but i process it better.

alot is having to deal with myself. i am highly...
Forum: Personal Growth   08-08-2007, 07:49 PM
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Posted By tea olive
you are very welcome!!!!!!! - i guess it took a...

you are very welcome!!!!!!! - i guess it took a huge post for me to express what i could.
remember that anger and appropriateness are very different things. anger is a fire and energy that we can...
Forum: Personal Growth   08-07-2007, 03:13 AM
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Posted By tea olive
for me, i have had to decide to let go of the...

for me, i have had to decide to let go of the controlling thing.
yes, that means i rage, yes, my kids rage.
in the past few years, it has significantly dwindled.

sure, there are times i can...
Forum: Personal Growth   07-24-2007, 09:51 AM
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Posted By tea olive
hugs to each and every one of you

hugs to each and every one of you
Forum: Personal Growth   06-22-2007, 03:29 PM
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Posted By tea olive
the trick is to accept what happenned and change...

the trick is to accept what happenned and change how you react. i always rationalize that we are good mammas if they feel comfortable enough to express their feelings. many children are in emotional...
Forum: Personal Growth   06-22-2007, 12:25 PM
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Posted By tea olive
here's where to sign up for the grooves - go to...

here's where to sign up for the grooves - go to archives to take a peek.
http://www.enjoyparenting.com/dailygroove
Forum: Personal Growth   06-22-2007, 12:23 PM
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Posted By tea olive
hey there. first off, you have a little one and...

hey there. first off, you have a little one and i have found my kids to be my best teachers in growing up. anger does happen. it is part of being real. how we learn to use our anger positively is a...
Forum: Personal Growth   02-05-2007, 09:32 PM
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Posted By tea olive
i like scott noelle's daily groove, a free daily...

i like scott noelle's daily groove, a free daily email. here's the archives.

http://www.enjoyparenting.com/daily-groove
Forum: Babywearing   02-04-2007, 03:25 AM
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Views: 1,091
Posted By tea olive
my experience, which may apply to you, is...

my experience, which may apply to you, is usually that the mamma needs to feel comfortable and like with what she is going to use. there is going to be a period of adjustment, since he is not used...
Forum: Personal Growth   01-26-2007, 03:13 AM
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Posted By tea olive
relationships take work and both parties are...

relationships take work and both parties are always both involved. even if someone feels attacked (with these kinds of issues) they are also reacting with less grace than possible. this is from...
Forum: Personal Growth   01-26-2007, 02:13 AM
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Posted By tea olive
well, i truly learned it after i happenned to...

well, i truly learned it after i happenned to have to tell my kids over and over:
WE GO TO SLEEP EVERY NIGHT. IT WILL HAPPEN.
Forum: Personal Growth   01-21-2007, 12:20 AM
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Posted By tea olive
maria, do you have a diaper on your dd at night?...

maria, do you have a diaper on your dd at night? the most common reason my kids wake and have a harder time getting back to sleep is needing to pee.

and i'm not sure how early you are putting her...
Forum: Personal Growth   01-17-2007, 02:01 AM
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Posted By tea olive
soooo....how's everyone doing? i've been...

soooo....how's everyone doing?

i've been doing really well and can't pinpoint it. it's like ten different things.
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-31-2006, 04:37 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,182
Posted By tea olive
has rynna been seen recently at her blog? we...

has rynna been seen recently at her blog? we miss you dear and we're worried!

i wanted to let y'all know that dh went to work today and felt triumphant that he managed it. he did very little...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-30-2006, 02:38 PM
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Posted By tea olive
good for you leah! my main concern with the...

good for you leah!
my main concern with the kids these days is to behave gracefully and graciously, over all things. to work towards feeling content no matter what. this is after years of moral...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-29-2006, 05:32 AM
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Posted By tea olive
hey ladies. i just woke up after passing out...

hey ladies. i just woke up after passing out putting the kids down earlier. i need to write to you/to me.

my dh hurt his back today at work, no actual "accident", but he called me to come get him...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-27-2006, 01:39 PM
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Posted By tea olive
happy birthday to everyone! my experience...

happy birthday to everyone!

my experience is that grls tend to have stranger fright, especially men around 2. in general the fear shows they have developed some kind of awareness of whatever is...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-27-2006, 01:25 AM
Replies: 96
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Posted By tea olive
oh yah.... this is the age my friend's daughter...

oh yah.... this is the age my friend's daughter felt the need to watch the snow white movie over and over to figure out her fear.
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-26-2006, 01:17 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,182
Posted By tea olive
ruby is persistent that she is a little girl,...

ruby is persistent that she is a little girl, not a baby, and that she does not want to grow up. and keeps announcing she is four.

has there been recent comment that galen has grown? we often get...
Forum: Personal Growth   12-15-2006, 08:28 PM
Replies: 1,765
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Posted By tea olive
well, i'm a mamma. there's lotsa mammas in the...

well, i'm a mamma. there's lotsa mammas in the world so that makes me mainstream in that sense. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif
Forum: Personal Growth   12-15-2006, 08:07 PM
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Posted By tea olive
what a fascinating point. i know that the forum...

what a fascinating point. i know that the forum has become more strict to emphasize being gentle, and i can totally understand it being needed to protect the nurturing qualities of the board.
...
Forum: Personal Growth   12-15-2006, 05:59 AM
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Views: 129,507
Posted By tea olive
http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smili...

http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gif
Forum: Personal Growth   12-14-2006, 06:01 AM
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Posted By tea olive
kelly, i really appreciated hearing your...

kelly, i really appreciated hearing your opinion. it is such a balance for me, finding when to step back and when to be aggressive as a mamma. i am starting to really appreciate the kicks in the...
Forum: Personal Growth   12-14-2006, 05:53 AM
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Posted By tea olive
cherie, i want you to be taking care of...

cherie, i want you to be taking care of yourself, because you are mothering this challenge. know that it always won't be like this. i have certainly behaved in ways as immature and badly as your...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-14-2006, 04:36 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,182
Posted By tea olive
oh meg. i'm so sorry. i trust that something...

oh meg. i'm so sorry. i trust that something better will come.
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