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Forum: Parenting   10-08-2004, 10:07 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,618
Posted By daisies
I just wanted to let you know I am sending good...

I just wanted to let you know I am sending good thoughts to you.
You will get through this. Hugs to you.
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-30-2004, 12:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,131
Posted By daisies
With my older dd, I bought WAY too expensive...

With my older dd, I bought WAY too expensive shoes.
AND THEN...when I was pregnant with my second dd, I broke my foot and while I was in the office of the orthopedic podiatrist with my then 2.5 yr...
Forum: Parenting   09-23-2004, 11:32 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 7,179
Posted By daisies
Since my first dd was born, I have worked...

Since my first dd was born, I have worked part-time, been in school part-time, worked full time and also stayed home full time. I have actually enjoyed all of those different scenarios.
I am very...
Forum: Parenting   07-29-2004, 07:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,108
Posted By daisies
My thanks to you all for your insight. I did...

My thanks to you all for your insight.
I did decide to stay home. My dh went alone.
As much as I completely agree that funerals are not invite only and children should have been welcomed...I...
Forum: Parenting   07-29-2004, 01:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,108
Posted By daisies
Thanks so much to all of you that replied. I...

Thanks so much to all of you that replied.
I have decided to stay home. My girls and I will have our own ceremony to honor her here at our house. I decided that it just didn't feel worth it to drag...
Forum: Parenting   07-28-2004, 11:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,108
Posted By daisies
My dh's grandma passed away this week and we...

My dh's grandma passed away this week and we have already bought tickets to fly out to the funeral with our two dds...leaving tomorrow morning. We were fairly close with these grandparents and of...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-18-2004, 12:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 740
Posted By daisies
I don't know if I have much advice for...

I don't know if I have much advice for you...maybe more just empathy and encouragement!!
I will say that we had a similar situation with my oldest dd and a neighbor boy who was 6 at the time. He...
Forum: Life With a Baby   06-16-2004, 12:08 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,652
Posted By daisies
I am often a lurker and not often a poster but...

I am often a lurker and not often a poster but felt compelled to respond to you. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
My second dd was exactly like your ds. My oldest was...
Forum: Parenting   06-15-2004, 11:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 568
Posted By daisies
My oldest dd has recently been talking a lot...

My oldest dd has recently been talking a lot about death. I am not sure where it's coming from. She is 4 and has only known her grandma's dog that died.
We talk about it very directly. I tell her...
Forum: Parenting   03-24-2004, 05:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 619
Posted By daisies
My oldest dd is 4 and we have been doing Music...

My oldest dd is 4 and we have been doing Music Together for 2 years. She LOVES it still!! And now my younger one is loving it too. Our teacher is amazing and even though their official rule is 4 is...
Forum: Parenting   03-24-2004, 04:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,075
Posted By daisies
I can totally relate. I have been working...

I can totally relate. I have been working through this for 4 years now. I HIGHLY reccomend the book Mothering Without a Map. I can't remember the author's name off the top of my head. This book was...
Forum: Parenting   03-10-2004, 10:47 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,370
Posted By daisies
On a day to day basis, I generally get kind...

On a day to day basis, I generally get kind words, looks and reactions while I am out and about with my girls. There have been isolated incidents that I chalk up to someone's ignorance.
On another...
Forum: Parents as Partners Archive   02-08-2004, 05:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 289
Posted By daisies
I need some perspective. My dh is a wonderful...

I need some perspective.
My dh is a wonderful father and for the most part we have a fairly healthy relationship. HOWEVER he really has a problem with lying to me. At first I would write it off or...
Forum: The Childhood Years   02-06-2004, 12:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,442
Posted By daisies
I am laughing out loud from some of these posts....

I am laughing out loud from some of these posts. My 4yo dd is exactly the same. That sweet child talks from before even opening her eyes in the morning to the moment she falls asleep.

She has...
Forum: Personal Growth   02-05-2004, 04:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,579
Posted By daisies
I am not sure if I can say anything that will...

I am not sure if I can say anything that will help. But I will say that I think that regret and resentment and distance are emotions that all mothers feel at some point, whether it be rarely,...
Forum: Parenting   02-05-2004, 01:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,170
Posted By daisies
mamaduck, I LOVE reading your posts. You are so...

mamaduck, I LOVE reading your posts. You are so insightful and just right on. I know that has nothing to do with your issue at hand but thought I would just let you know. There have been countless...
Forum: Parenting   01-29-2004, 01:09 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,364
Posted By daisies
There have been a few posts about not scaring...

There have been a few posts about not scaring your kids with stories of your own experiences or stories about BAD men, etc. I don't think anyone, inlcluding myself, who has posted implied or...
Forum: Parenting   01-27-2004, 06:31 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,364
Posted By daisies
I highly reccomend the book Protecting the...

I highly reccomend the book Protecting the Gift...I think it is by Gavin DeBecker. Excellent.
We talk very openly with our almost 4 yr old about her "private area" and we make sure she understands...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-23-2004, 02:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,319
Posted By daisies
I struggled with this one when my oldest was...

I struggled with this one when my oldest was about 2. But the more you make a big issue out of it, the more your child will,is what I finally figured out. Sometimes it takes me a while....
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-23-2004, 02:41 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,386
Posted By daisies
My husband has been on and off this diet for a...

My husband has been on and off this diet for a few months. I read the book after he did and came away with a very different viewpoint than him.
He makes a mistake that I think a lot of Atkins...
Forum: Spirituality   12-19-2003, 02:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 262
Posted By daisies
We want to find some special ways to celebrate...

We want to find some special ways to celebrate the winter solstice with our girls. Any ideas? We have tried over the past couple of years to move away from the whole consumer-driven,...
Forum: Life With a Baby   11-25-2003, 11:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,064
Posted By daisies
BelCanto, in my experience, my dd's eye had...

BelCanto, in my experience, my dd's eye had clear drainage several times a week and would only turn colors if she was already sick. When we saw the ped. opthamologist, he said that is an indication...
Forum: Life With a Baby   11-25-2003, 01:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,064
Posted By daisies
They say that the plugged duct should clear by 1...

They say that the plugged duct should clear by 1 yr. Well, my 15 mo. old still has a plugged duct and so I finally took her to a pediatric opthamologist last week.
Of course on that day her eye...
Forum: Personal Growth   11-05-2003, 12:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 565
Posted By daisies
I feel like I am in a similar place right now. ...

I feel like I am in a similar place right now.
I have had a slow falling out with my best friend of many years. It is years of the same old issues...but I think I just lost my patience for it when...
Forum: Parenting   11-05-2003, 12:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,231
Posted By daisies
Well, my situation was a little reversed of most...

Well, my situation was a little reversed of most of your previous replies....but....you wanted to know. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
My first was a pretty mellow,...
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