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Forum: Special Needs Parenting   12-21-2012, 01:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 624
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Yes! From 18 months on, and I remember 3-4 was...

Yes! From 18 months on, and I remember 3-4 was horrible. Later I understood he must be SPD. The pre-pooping behaviour oh wow, and he had a lot of atypical bowel movements a day, between 3-9 I...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   12-21-2012, 01:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 275
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Thanks. I'm still sad. This wasn't our best day....

Thanks. I'm still sad. This wasn't our best day. When one thing doesn't go right, many others follow...
I feel a bit more together but still sad underneath, diappointed, frustrated. I know I need...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   12-21-2012, 08:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 275
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When I heard dh wouldn't be home in time for...

When I heard dh wouldn't be home in time for X-mas (as he normally would but plans changed:-( ), which we (kids & I since it's our thing and our culture) were looking forward to so much, I couldn't...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   03-17-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
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I don't really know why to ask that question but...

I don't really know why to ask that question but I did it anyway :-).
Maybe because I realised there's women/men who work 2 days/week and call themselves (as) WOH, or there's families where both...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   03-14-2012, 01:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
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If you started doing (voluntary or low-paid, no...

If you started doing (voluntary or low-paid, no benefits) OH work for just 1 or 2 days or let's say 6-12 hours a week, in the hours DH or DP doesn't, and so far you've been a full-time SAHM, do you...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   03-12-2012, 01:31 PM
Replies: 12
  Poll: walking habits
Views: 557
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Yes, he can run and he does (preferably not with...

Yes, he can run and he does (preferably not with eyes closed !). Personally I do not concern about dystonia in my son (I remember your thread and hope your daughter is doing well (better)with the...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   02-26-2012, 08:33 AM
Replies: 12
  Poll: walking habits
Views: 557
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I first posted this under general parenting...

I first posted this under general parenting (maybe should have done in childhood years but didn't think of that form first), then asked for it to be moved to special needs since suspected it might...
Forum: Parenting   02-25-2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 742
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I've done this at least on one occasion. I think...

I've done this at least on one occasion. I think it was at my son's 3d birthday party, when he got a plastic (realistic looking) toy gun including plastic 'bullets' (he got it from a then 9yo...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   02-24-2012, 01:31 PM
Replies: 12
  Poll: walking habits
Views: 557
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Unfortuntely he's a child needing to hold hands;...

Unfortuntely he's a child needing to hold hands; it took me a huuuuge effort to finally get to the point of him holding hands habitually (he's very touch-sensitive and has other sensory issues too...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   02-23-2012, 04:15 PM
Replies: 12
  Poll: walking habits
Views: 557
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My six yo son sometimes drives me crazy by...

My six yo son sometimes drives me crazy by certain 'quirky' behaviours, especially when walking; not particularly because these are quirky, but because he does it at moments and in places where it...
Forum: Parenting   02-11-2012, 12:59 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,796
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Quote:Originally Posted by grahamsmom98 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1344653/why-french-parents-are-superior#post_16870009)
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Forum: Parenting   01-26-2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,549
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Telling a child about the death of a beloved...

Telling a child about the death of a beloved one, is a very hard thing indeed... But I think it needs to be done and the child needs to be able to understand. This won't mean that a child (this...
Forum: Parenting   01-25-2012, 11:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,549
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How very sorry for your terrible loss...   ...

How very sorry for your terrible loss...
 
About your question, I would advice that, unless you are the main caretaker of the child, you would first take up this matter with the mother or other...
Forum: Parenting   01-25-2012, 11:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 441
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I do not think your concerns are unfounded, bunk...

I do not think your concerns are unfounded, bunk beds need a safety policy when you have them at home.
 
We have a bunk bed for our children (two active boys!) have a chance of moving to his own...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   06-02-2011, 01:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,466
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play darts do brain puzzles (sudoku and the...

play darts
do brain puzzles (sudoku and the like)
read a (recent) newspaper
read child education books
ironing (lol, i usually find this quite relaxing; it's the only housework thing I 'm able...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   05-30-2011, 02:18 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,335
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Forum: The Childhood Years   05-13-2011, 03:27 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,494
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Well, here the op again. I wondered what...

Well, here the op again.
I wondered what reactions would be and what other mother/parents would do and find acceptable regarding their children. What I learned here is that, as I personally was...
Forum: Learning at School   05-08-2011, 01:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,080
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Our situation is a bit different, but actually...

Our situation is a bit different, but actually we have been doing somnething similar as part-time public schooling and home schooling combined. And this from pre-school until first year of primary...
Forum: Single Parenting   04-27-2011, 03:51 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,330
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Sounds good, what you wrote, also about the...

Sounds good, what you wrote, also about the babaanne, and I have the impression you are already preparing your daughter and yourself for a posiible (probable) future visit, and maybe you'll be...
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-27-2011, 03:25 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,494
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From what age are you and your child comfortable...

From what age are you and your child comfortable for him/her to be home alone for a (short) while, and how long and under which circumstances, and how often? What, in tis regard, do you 'deem'...
Forum: Multicultural Families   04-27-2011, 02:27 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 16,427
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I live in a society where people use a variety...

I live in a society where people use a variety of words for skin tones and another variety of words for hair colour and the way those words (colours, tones) are being used, in my personal...
Forum: Multicultural Families   04-27-2011, 01:42 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 11,563
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I can say I was pretty offended for both me and...

I can say I was pretty offended for both me and my husband when we were commented on as him being my guide while passing through a street... was offensive to both of us, a lot of assumptions and...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   03-04-2011, 03:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 964
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Quote:Originally Posted by babygirlie http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   03-03-2011, 01:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 449
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I do not regard such as 'giving in'. This child...

I do not regard such as 'giving in'. This child doesn't show this intense behaviour because he/she knows thast's the way he/she will get it. The child is genuinely upset about something and doesn't...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   03-03-2011, 08:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 964
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Officially he does not have a disability or...

Officially he does not have a disability or diagnosis. He definitely has sensory issues, but he has been dealing with the change of starting pre-school exceptionally well (much better than I...
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