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Forum: Gentle Discipline   05-16-2004, 11:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,390
Posted By chattymom
I am with everyone else and in addition to what...

I am with everyone else and in addition to what they all said (sorry if it has been said already, I skimmed), you can't sometimes give in to her wishes to not ride in the seat and end up staying...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   05-16-2004, 11:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 351
Posted By chattymom
Try turning the buckle backwards so it faces her...

Try turning the buckle backwards so it faces her body rather than faces outward if you have the 5 point harness which is the best kind to have. make sure she has something to do in the car, like a...
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-08-2004, 11:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 493
Posted By chattymom
I used to babysit for a little girl who's mother...

I used to babysit for a little girl who's mother was a freak about her kid being spotless, it drove me nuts, her daughter could not even have any fun. She was extreme though I mean even at home she...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   05-07-2004, 03:06 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,509
Posted By chattymom
I have never heard of those terms, I always...

I have never heard of those terms, I always thought there was just identicle or fraternal. When my twins were born I was told they could not tell by the placenta because it was so big they could not...
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-06-2004, 02:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 920
Posted By chattymom
I think it depends on each child, I am sure...

I think it depends on each child, I am sure mothers of girls would tend to be even more protective than mothers of boys in some cases. I have 9 yr old twins a 7 yr old and a 4 yr old. My twins and...
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-06-2004, 02:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,602
Posted By chattymom
My twins wiped themselves by themselve by age 4,...

My twins wiped themselves by themselve by age 4, my now 7 yr old took forever, he was potty trained early at 2 but still needed help for a long time, til he was 5.

We used to try and get him to...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   05-06-2004, 12:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,835
Posted By chattymom
I never had a cell phone when I was a teen and I...

I never had a cell phone when I was a teen and I did just fine LOL

I don't think children need cell phones, I think I am careful about where I let them go. I will not just let them go to anyone's...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   05-06-2004, 11:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 801
Posted By chattymom
I also agree that restraining is a bad idea....

I also agree that restraining is a bad idea. When my kids were that age and they would hit (esspecially my twins) I would say "no hitting, that hurts" then I would take their hand and rub whoever...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   05-06-2004, 11:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 421
Posted By chattymom
my twins are 9 so they don't do this much...

my twins are 9 so they don't do this much anymore but when they were younger and would fight over a toy I found it helped to set a timer so they would know when it was the next persons turn. I used...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   05-06-2004, 11:45 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,509
Posted By chattymom
Hi I am a mom to 9 yr old twin boys, Tyler and...

Hi I am a mom to 9 yr old twin boys, Tyler and Travis. They will be 10 Oct. 1st. We don't know if they are identicle or not but the doctor thinks they are. Most people cannot tell them apart. I...
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   05-05-2004, 11:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 243
Posted By chattymom
I'm Trish, SAHM to 4 boys, 9 yr old twins,...

I'm Trish, SAHM to 4 boys, 9 yr old twins, Travis and Tyler, 7 yr old Zachary, and 4 yr old Chase. I have been married to my husband for almost 8 years and we live in Connecticut.

I look forward...
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