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Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-07-2012, 02:03 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 9,185
Posted By DevaMajka
I don't really have any advice. It does sound...

I don't really have any advice. It does sound like your ds wants help, and has a sweet side, despite the "trouble" behavior.
I just wanted to say that I understand the feeling of just wishing you...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-07-2012, 12:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,779
Posted By DevaMajka
I just re-read the email, and he says that ds2...

I just re-read the email, and he says that ds2 hurting her could lead to her developing man-anxiety (he's using that term because I confided in him that *I* have man anxiety).
After he says that...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-06-2012, 12:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,779
Posted By DevaMajka
I don't think it's legal to spank another...

I don't think it's legal to spank another person's kid without their permission. Right?
(I know that's not what you're saying, it just made me think of it. Because of something that someone else...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-05-2012, 01:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,779
Posted By DevaMajka
Just as an aside, you know what I have to do to...

Just as an aside, you know what I have to do to keep my little menace to society from hitting in "trigger" situations? Say he and a friend both want the same toy. It's getting heated. I say to him...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-05-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,779
Posted By DevaMajka
So I didn't email back. He emailed an apology,...

So I didn't email back. He emailed an apology, and I emailed back saying I accept your apology, and our parenting decisions are not up for debate. Nothing about the whole issue.
So he emails back...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-01-2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,779
Posted By DevaMajka
Yep, I think you're right. A friend of mine (we...

Yep, I think you're right. A friend of mine (we all have kids in the same school) has discussed it with him a few times, and he just does not get the non-spanking thing. It's so wierd, too, because...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-29-2012, 01:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,429
Posted By DevaMajka
I agree, it happens to the best of us. It just...

I agree, it happens to the best of us. It just so happened in this situation that she fell and got hurt. Imo, the best you can do is apologize (which you did), and vow to yourself not to do it...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-29-2012, 01:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,107
Posted By DevaMajka
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Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-29-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,779
Posted By DevaMajka
I was just told that it's contradicting to say...

I was just told that it's contradicting to say that I would never spank/hurt my kids AND to also say that it's normal for young kids to hit/bite/etc. (this was not the dad, but someone else)
 
I'm...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-28-2012, 06:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,779
Posted By DevaMajka
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by One_Girl http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-28-2012, 12:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,779
Posted By DevaMajka
Yeah, I don't want to imply that I'll even...

Yeah, I don't want to imply that I'll even consider his idea!! Judging from his discussions with other friends, he's not changing his mind, and isn't worth my time. I won't be surprised, though, if...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-27-2012, 10:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 266
Posted By DevaMajka
Ok, good. Then its not just me! It just made...

Ok, good. Then its not just me! It just made sense to me, and was a bit surprised that other people disagreed..I figured they'd be happy that S wouldn't get hurt1!
He, yesterday, scratched an older...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-27-2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 666
Posted By DevaMajka
Just wanted to say that your compassion and...

Just wanted to say that your compassion and patience are admirable! I wish I had suggestions, but sadly I do not know of any way to make things easier for you. Just giving you kudos :)
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-27-2012, 05:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 403
Posted By DevaMajka
I recommend Becoming the Parent You Want to Be....

I recommend Becoming the Parent You Want to Be. Probably the most useful toddler parenting book I read (though there are many that I loved, this was the most practical).
 
In addition to the...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-27-2012, 05:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 487
Posted By DevaMajka
I recommend the book Becoming the Parent You...

I recommend the book Becoming the Parent You Want to Be (just a few chapters are discipline related, so it's a quick read and FULL of ideas and tips and reasons why they do the aggravating things...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-27-2012, 12:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 266
Posted By DevaMajka
My ds has recently been hurting one of his...

My ds has recently been hurting one of his friends (a girl of the same age). I tried closely supervising, but I let my guard down just enough, and he hurt her that time too, so I just decided to...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-27-2012, 12:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,779
Posted By DevaMajka
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by mamazee http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-26-2012, 05:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,779
Posted By DevaMajka
Long story short: a dad at my older son's...

Long story short:
a dad at my older son's school has taken it upon himself to send me an email telling me to consider spanking my nearly 3yo ds. The email included links to studies showing that...
Forum: Parenting   01-13-2012, 11:17 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,327
Posted By DevaMajka
With ds1 (7yo), his "junk sugar limit" is 15g a...

With ds1 (7yo), his "junk sugar limit" is 15g a day (cereal doesn't get counted, but is limited to a reasonable amount). I'm not hardcore as in counting every gram, but I have a general idea. If we...
Forum: Babywearing   11-18-2011, 01:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 520
Posted By DevaMajka
Which carriers would have the most poppable...

Which carriers would have the most poppable (lol) for a toddler? I need something that's super quick and easy to get him into and out of. 
I don't necessarily need hands free, and I'm not worried...
Forum: Site Help   06-27-2011, 04:44 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 31,992
Posted By DevaMajka
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Quote:Originally Posted by coffeegirl http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Parenting   06-27-2011, 04:28 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 8,565
Posted By DevaMajka
True- Brandybutter said "and for some of us,...

True- Brandybutter said "and for some of us, that is counter culture." as the rest of the line that you bolded. So, for "some of us" it's counter culture, for others it's not. Both are included in...
Forum: Parenting   06-27-2011, 11:54 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 8,565
Posted By DevaMajka
As far as dads being judgemental, exdp is...

As far as dads being judgemental, exdp is judgemental and will speak his mind on certain things (mostly on how a child is treated- he doesn't give a hoot about cd'ing, wahm vs. wohm, bf'ing...none...
Forum: Parenting   06-26-2011, 10:14 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 8,565
Posted By DevaMajka
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Quote:Originally Posted by Alenushka http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1318710/war-between-the-mom-s/40#post_16524512)
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Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-26-2011, 06:22 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 3,751
Posted By DevaMajka
I think she's saying that it's a parent's...

I think she's saying that it's a parent's responsibility to keep their young child from hitting other people. Like, hitting/biting/kicking, not referring to swings. That's what I got from it.
 
 
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