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Forum: Organize & Declutter   11-17-2010, 09:37 AM
Replies: 1,253
Views: 21,446
Posted By Xoe
Hi MomtoS.  I hit "reload" on this page, and was...

Hi MomtoS.  I hit "reload" on this page, and was able to see your posts.  Sounds like you are making very nice progress!  What kind of "bark" are you making???  As for me-- I can see the floor in...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   11-17-2010, 07:38 AM
Replies: 1,253
Views: 21,446
Posted By Xoe
Okay, isign, sounds like you're off to a good...

Okay, isign, sounds like you're off to a good start.  I'll make a bathroom run, then it's back to the kid's room again.  (Oh heaven help me, I have neglected their room for waaay tooo looong!  I've...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   11-17-2010, 07:17 AM
Replies: 1,253
Views: 21,446
Posted By Xoe
I'm in.  I just finished about 30 minutes in the...

I'm in.  I just finished about 30 minutes in the kid's room.  Need a break.  I'll speak up when I find the shovel and I'm ready to dig in again, LOL!
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   11-14-2009, 04:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 751
Posted By Xoe
My oldest daughter was like your son right after...

My oldest daughter was like your son right after she turned one. Everyone told me to read Ellen Satyrs books (ie: How to Feed your child, but not too much.) Good books, but she dropped way off the...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-09-2009, 12:30 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,998
Posted By Xoe
Quote: Originally Posted by La Rune...

Quote:
Originally Posted by La Rune http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14021951)
I'm struggling with this and my poor DD is...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-09-2009, 12:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 913
Posted By Xoe
.....not listening to mama??? in the cart you go!

.....not listening to mama??? in the cart you go!
Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-09-2009, 12:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By Xoe
I'm really hoping some other mothers weigh in on...

I'm really hoping some other mothers weigh in on this one. My 4 year old is also fairly negative. She can have the most fun at an event. However, if you ask her how it went later, she'll tell you...
Forum: Parenting   05-11-2009, 07:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,531
Posted By Xoe
Re: December Birthdays. Quote: Originally...

Re: December Birthdays.
Quote:
Originally Posted by happyhats http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13743621)
.....Of course my...
Forum: Parenting   05-11-2009, 07:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 647
Posted By Xoe
ROFLOL! Don't want to be a stump when it's all...

ROFLOL! Don't want to be a stump when it's all said and done? OP, I totally get that! (My daughter asked me to read the Giving Tree today, too, ironically.) Finding the middle ground? I think your...
Forum: Parenting   05-11-2009, 06:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 665
Posted By Xoe
I'm not sure what you are referring to, either....

I'm not sure what you are referring to, either. But in my opinion, being an "authentic parent" means you're paying attention to who your child is, and trying to provide your child with what he or...
Forum: Life With a Baby   05-11-2009, 04:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 602
Posted By Xoe
If you have to use formula, then you might need...

If you have to use formula, then you might need a Hypoallergenic formula. My oldest, who had reflux and who knows what, was on Nutramigion. You can find it at most chain supermarkets or drug stores....
Forum: Gentle Discipline   04-11-2009, 06:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,510
Posted By Xoe
I think many 3 year olds CAN be expected to wash...

I think many 3 year olds CAN be expected to wash their hands. My 4 year old daughter did and my 19 month old has for a few months, and says "wash hands, wash hands!" But that doesn't mean all 3 year...
Forum: Parenting   03-22-2009, 11:59 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By Xoe
Quote: Originally Posted by savannah smiles...

Quote:
Originally Posted by savannah smiles http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13413839)
...I used to go with yelling out...
Forum: Parenting   03-22-2009, 04:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,447
Posted By Xoe
Quote: Originally Posted by ani'smommy...

Quote:
Originally Posted by ani'smommy http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13386662)
Our kids are 2 yrs 9 months apart. It was...
Forum: Parenting   03-22-2009, 04:21 PM
Replies: 16
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Views: 682
Posted By Xoe
next time, arm yourself with these words:...

next time, arm yourself with these words: Where...is...your....mother. I use them whenever I can't convince a child that he or she needs to share, play nicely, or quit a dangerous activity. Usually,...
Forum: The Childhood Years   02-24-2009, 07:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 400
Posted By Xoe
Do you live in a house with stairs? Perhaps...

Do you live in a house with stairs? Perhaps establishing a routine where you count stars every time you go up and down will give your son a kinesthetic tie-in to the number pattern. My 4 year old is...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   12-24-2008, 01:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,569
Posted By Xoe
Quote: Originally Posted by Think of Winter...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Think of Winter http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12852565)
.....IMO, 2 1/2 is awfully young to...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   12-24-2008, 12:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 314
Posted By Xoe
I don't live in NY anymore. However, you might...

I don't live in NY anymore. However, you might want to consider The Cathedral School...and The NY Times just did an article about parents who homeschool in NY. The seemed a pretty eclectic bunch....
Forum: Parenting   12-23-2008, 08:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,209
Posted By Xoe
I call poison control any time I have half a...

I call poison control any time I have half a worry. they are helpful and reassuring. My husband worries a lot, even if I tell him something is okay. Rather than argue, I call poison control and hand...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   12-22-2008, 02:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,243
Posted By Xoe
Uptown Girl, I'm thinking the actual numbers for...

Uptown Girl, I'm thinking the actual numbers for the combined visual spatial and the verbal are available, as well as the numbers for the sub-tests (4 sub-tests.) Perhaps the people who did the test...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   11-25-2008, 07:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 873
Posted By Xoe
Our holidays are never complete without REAL,...

Our holidays are never complete without REAL, homemade, baked macaroni and cheese. (AND NOPE....if you are going to open a box of Kraft, then skip this suggestion entirely. Kraft mac is not a...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   11-25-2008, 07:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 873
Posted By Xoe
[QUOTE=soulsistah;12668901]......FAMILY SECRET:...

[QUOTE=soulsistah;12668901]......FAMILY SECRET: Oh lawd, someone is rolling in their grave right now http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/shake.gif ... ..QUOTE]

Oh, Sistah! Thank...
Forum: Multicultural Families   11-25-2008, 07:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,485
Posted By Xoe
Quote: Originally Posted by MamaEli...

Quote:
Originally Posted by MamaEli http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12549084)
......Ok, but here's the kicker, something...
Forum: Multicultural Families   11-25-2008, 06:34 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,618
Posted By Xoe
without reading any of the other posts (yet!)...

without reading any of the other posts (yet!) I'd like to chime in. Don't worry. It's okay. And if you can bear it, just call her what she wants! She won't be confused. In fact, she already ISN'T...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   11-20-2008, 07:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 629
Posted By Xoe
Quote: Originally Posted by reezley...

Quote:
Originally Posted by reezley http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12648274)
Try a Magnadoodle? I think the Magnadoodle...
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