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Forum: The Childhood Years   05-30-2011, 11:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,430
Posted By mom22girls
No, luckily it has been ruled out.  I thought...

No, luckily it has been ruled out.  I thought the eval would make a difference but nope.  Some days there isn't "accident" amount, just sloppy/unmotivated wiping.
 
 
 
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-30-2011, 10:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,430
Posted By mom22girls
The negative consequences are usually based on...

The negative consequences are usually based on her being unmotivated to take care of herself properly when she has the urge.  She will try and hold in her poop, not successfully, during her TV hour....
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-30-2011, 07:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,430
Posted By mom22girls
My 7 year old either has both bad wiping skills...

My 7 year old either has both bad wiping skills (or rather doesn't take the time to do it) and sometimes has near-miss poop accidents.  Sometimes this happens at school and I am terrified the other...
Forum: The Childhood Years   01-11-2011, 08:09 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,933
Posted By mom22girls
The last straw for me was teeny tiny little...

The last straw for me was teeny tiny little water "chips" for a tiny dog bowl.
 
 Now we buy these Plus Plus blocks made in Denmark (we're in Sweden, but this site has all languages)...
Forum: The Childhood Years   01-11-2011, 08:03 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,276
Posted By mom22girls
Variety is the spice of life, there's a time for...

Variety is the spice of life, there's a time for arts & crafts, time for reading, time for studying, time to be bored and time for video games.  I use a timer as it is impartial.  No video games...
Forum: Ireland   01-06-2011, 04:25 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 261
Posted By mom22girls
Thinking of moving back to Dublin from Sweden....

Thinking of moving back to Dublin from Sweden.  I love the ED system here in Sweden - as it lets kids be kids.  Wondering if there are any "less traditional" types of schools in Dublin. I have 4, 7...
Forum: The Childhood Years   01-03-2011, 02:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 747
Posted By mom22girls
Just wanted to let you know I went through this...

Just wanted to let you know I went through this with my almost 7 yo daughter up until really recently (and we still have the occasional major skid mark).  She had none of the other symptoms, so I...
Forum: Parenting   12-28-2010, 10:18 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,591
Posted By mom22girls
I sing, "Mama said there'd be days like this,...

I sing, "Mama said there'd be days like this, there'd be days like this mama said..."
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-20-2010, 10:28 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,417
Posted By mom22girls
I'm with the you can call her something else as...

I'm with the you can call her something else as long as she's okay with it camp. My one daughter has the name Mary, but we've always called her Molly - which is a diminutive of Mary, but really...
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-20-2010, 09:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,207
Posted By mom22girls
I think I'd approach it differently even though...

I think I'd approach it differently even though you're already probably so tired you could cry. Try "time in" instead.

With my highly sensitive child - I would look for tiny opportunities to be...
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-16-2010, 01:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 471
Posted By mom22girls
Am finding diary/blank books with a nice pen a...

Am finding diary/blank books with a nice pen a great option for my 8 yo's friends. Also small beading kits and shrinky dinks stuff great.


-Heather
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-15-2010, 12:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,413
Posted By mom22girls
Quote: Originally Posted by ewe+lamb...

Quote:
Originally Posted by ewe+lamb http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15520210)
Our dd has bikinis, she tends to just wear...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-13-2010, 07:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 749
Posted By mom22girls
I voted! Anything to get away from "the naughty...

I voted! Anything to get away from "the naughty step!"
Forum: Preteens and Teens   06-12-2010, 11:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,421
Posted By mom22girls
To the OP: I just have to say, that your SD is...

To the OP: I just have to say, that your SD is really lucky to have you as a SM, and that you are talking (and seemingly on the same page with) her birth mom in such a constructive way is great.
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-11-2010, 04:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,413
Posted By mom22girls
Quote: Originally Posted by MommatoAandA...

Quote:
Originally Posted by MommatoAandA http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15509038)
That look is really in right now, but if...
Forum: Family Safety   06-11-2010, 04:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 810
Posted By mom22girls
I have a CARES and really like it but I think it...

I have a CARES and really like it but I think it also depends on the child. If your child is tiny, I don't think it will work. If your child will continually try and get the belt off (which they...
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-11-2010, 04:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,413
Posted By mom22girls
My 8 yo DD really needed some new clothes so I...

My 8 yo DD really needed some new clothes so I took her shopping. I offered her the best (since she's the oldest of three girls, I figure the cost amortizes pretty well). We went to Esprit and...
Forum: Family Safety   01-25-2010, 04:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 849
Posted By mom22girls
Exactly - it says specifically and emphatically...

Exactly - it says specifically and emphatically it is not to be used for automobiles. I know there are safety harnesses out there that have been tested and approved for car use only (hence portable...
Forum: Family Safety   01-24-2010, 05:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 849
Posted By mom22girls
Sadly, this is the case. And I think it's very...

Sadly, this is the case. And I think it's very dangerous. I used to always bring my carseat on board aircraft (Britax Roundabout). I think it's a great idea for sooo many reasons: Checking can...
Forum: The Childhood Years   01-19-2010, 05:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 731
Posted By mom22girls
Been there - done that. My dd2 is 5.5 and we...

Been there - done that. My dd2 is 5.5 and we aren't fully clean. We had full poopy accidents up until 4.5 and still smaller accidents every once in awhile now. Nothing works completely - I tried...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   01-10-2010, 11:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 939
Posted By mom22girls
Seriously, we just moved, and I left most of the...

Seriously, we just moved, and I left most of the toys in boxes. I have available for my kids:

Me
Arts & crafts stuff
My Little Pony ponies
Barbies
Blocks
Thomas train stuff
Stuffed animals...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   11-10-2009, 03:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,406
Posted By mom22girls
Quote: Originally Posted by sparklefairy...

Quote:
Originally Posted by sparklefairy http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14615067)
I do my best to be honest and not...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   11-10-2009, 03:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 471
Posted By mom22girls
Been there - do that. We are human. You do a...

Been there - do that. We are human. You do a wonderful job. You work harder than anyone gives you credit for (even yourself). You are raising great kids.

Take care of yourself!
Forum: Mental Health   10-18-2009, 04:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 366
Posted By mom22girls
Right before I get my period, I become Mommy...

Right before I get my period, I become Mommy Dearest. While it certainly upsets my older two girls, it makes my 2 year old sleep terribly. This compounds my bad behavior. And what's weird/terrible...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   10-18-2009, 04:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 439
Posted By mom22girls
I had a 4.5 year old who would have poopy...

I had a 4.5 year old who would have poopy accidents. It was a combination of doesn't like to transition (even if she's STANDING IN THE BATHROOM PLAYING WITH...
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