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Forum: The Childhood Years   11-09-2007, 06:55 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,033
Posted By maya44
Quote: Originally Posted by Rainbowbird...

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Originally Posted by Rainbowbird http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/9673130)
I said...to let me know if she already had...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-08-2007, 03:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 446
Posted By maya44
It makes sense to have him evaluated. Sure does...

It makes sense to have him evaluated. Sure does not sound like autism though. The pointing and leading a person to an object as a form of communication are contra-indications for that.

Sounds...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   11-07-2007, 07:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 709
Posted By maya44
No. I simply don't think a three year old has...

No. I simply don't think a three year old has the capacity to think this through. At that age, it's my job to protect them from even minor injuries. I believe that if human children were capable of...
Forum: Parenting   11-06-2007, 12:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 926
Posted By maya44
Quote: Originally Posted by mammal_mama...

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Originally Posted by mammal_mama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/9638810)
What a great mama you are to keep sticking...
Forum: Breastfeeding   11-06-2007, 11:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 344
Posted By maya44
Quote: Originally Posted by CathMac...

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Originally Posted by CathMac http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/9646790)
maya44,
I had heard that the IQ boost...
Forum: Breastfeeding   11-06-2007, 02:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 344
Posted By maya44
There may be an interplay of genes and...

There may be an interplay of genes and breastfeeding that means that for SOME babies, breastfeeding may not improve, or might even diminish, lung function. Given the IQ/b'fing study this wouldn't be...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   11-06-2007, 12:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 824
Posted By maya44
Here (sigh): US People Teen Vogue ...

Here (sigh):

US
People
Teen Vogue
Cosmo Girl

My dd's refer to their cousin's "New Moon" as "crunch-odious"!
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-05-2007, 08:10 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,827
Posted By maya44
Quote: Originally Posted by limabean...

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Originally Posted by limabean http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/9641156)
Yeah, I've heard of that happening too (with...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-05-2007, 05:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,104
Posted By maya44
Besides not "setting them up to lie" by asking a...

Besides not "setting them up to lie" by asking a question, you can make it so "the lie doesn't really matter'

If she says 'yes my room is clean" you can say "Well i just looked at it and you...
Forum: Parenting   11-05-2007, 10:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 988
Posted By maya44
Quote: Originally Posted by AllisonR...

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Originally Posted by AllisonR http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/9630995)
I think the question to ask is: does anyone...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   11-05-2007, 02:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 981
Posted By maya44
Quote: Originally Posted by WuWei...

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Originally Posted by WuWei http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/9628602)
Actually, I believe that you are mistaken. The...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   11-04-2007, 02:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 981
Posted By maya44
Quote: Originally Posted by WuWei...

Quote:
Originally Posted by WuWei http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/9617963)
From a quick google, I found that Professor J....
Forum: Gentle Discipline   11-02-2007, 11:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 981
Posted By maya44
Quote: Originally Posted by WuWei...

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Originally Posted by WuWei http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/9610938)
Maya, did your husband read (or view) Punished...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   11-02-2007, 10:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 981
Posted By maya44
I would recomend The Secret of Parenting by...

I would recomend The Secret of Parenting by Anthony Wolf. It is much more mainstream than Alfie Kohn.


And it tend to appeal a lot more to men who are see the need for "punishment" which it does...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-30-2007, 02:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 571
Posted By maya44
A great picture book that has almost NO words,...

A great picture book that has almost NO words, but is very "involved" with amazing pictures is "Ten Minutes til Bedtime"

Also the completely wordless 'You can't take a baloon into the...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-30-2007, 02:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,120
Posted By maya44
Quote: Originally Posted by marybethorama...

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Originally Posted by marybethorama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/9546860)
That is so cute. I've actually found...
Forum: Parenting   10-28-2007, 09:16 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,450
Posted By maya44
Quote: Originally Posted by rachellanigh...

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Originally Posted by rachellanigh http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/9557731)
I do think its the best way. Its about...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-28-2007, 05:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,022
Posted By maya44
Quote: Originally Posted by anjasma...

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Originally Posted by anjasma http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/9564229)
ITA with Linda on the move!!!! There is a...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   10-28-2007, 09:38 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,280
Posted By maya44
"Can you please show me how to use the backspace...

"Can you please show me how to use the backspace key when I am texting"

"please stop stealing my Victoria's Secret bras, if you want one, tell me and I'll get it for you"

"Can I borrow your...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-28-2007, 09:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 571
Posted By maya44
Quote: Originally Posted by Heffernhyphen...

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Originally Posted by Heffernhyphen http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/9563147)
And I definitely second The Paperbag...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-28-2007, 02:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,022
Posted By maya44
Quote: Originally Posted by anjasma...

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Originally Posted by anjasma http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/9556831)
It's frustrating the kind of hooch they expect...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   10-28-2007, 02:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 469
Posted By maya44
I believe that even the anti-rewards crusader...

I believe that even the anti-rewards crusader Alfie Kohn thinks that rewards for potty going are the ont time they are acceptable. This is because they truly do get kids over a fear or something...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-26-2007, 01:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,120
Posted By maya44
Okay funny story. My good friend went into her...

Okay funny story. My good friend went into her 15 year old dd's bedroom only to have her dd slam her laptop shut. "hey.you know you are supposed to show me what websites you are on Are you looking...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   10-25-2007, 01:51 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,431
Posted By maya44
My boss JUST knocked on my door to say "hey good...

My boss JUST knocked on my door to say "hey good job on the XXXX Brief"

So 1) yes adults get praise and 2) yes it is often in the form of 'good job' and not in any way specific"
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-24-2007, 12:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 388
Posted By maya44
Quote: Originally Posted by ChristineIndy...

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Originally Posted by ChristineIndy http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/9515063)
First off, I gotta say that you don't...
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