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Forum: Single Parenting   08-24-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 289
Posted By Polliwog
I'm in NC,too. I'm assuming they want them in...

I'm in NC,too. I'm assuming they want them in case your child's father comes to school. Without documentationn the father would be able to pick up anytime.

I adopted my kids as a single parent....
Forum: Learning at School   08-19-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 401
Posted By Polliwog
I agree. It actually sounds like a good outcome.

I agree. It actually sounds like a good outcome.
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   08-18-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 301
Posted By Polliwog
My kids are adopted, too.I have never heated a...

My kids are adopted, too.I have never heated a bottle. I use room temperature water and just add the powder when needed.
Forum: Learning at School   08-17-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,030
Posted By Polliwog
I don't know about Staedtler pencils. They aren't...

I don't know about Staedtler pencils. They aren't a common brand here. I do know, and have used/sharpened, ALL kinds of pencils. Lots, and lots, of them. Better quality pencils do sharpen better and...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   08-16-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 281
Posted By Polliwog
At three, I see no problem with sharing clothes,...

At three, I see no problem with sharing clothes, purses, hair accessories. Toys too, except for special things like stuffies.
Forum: Breastfeeding   08-16-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 5,920
Posted By Polliwog
I'm pretty sure it was college level and Hashtag...

I'm pretty sure it was college level and Hashtag was a guy. If any of this actually happened.
Forum: Learning at School   08-14-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,030
Posted By Polliwog
That was me. I definitely think there's a...

That was me. I definitely think there's a difference, especially with school pencil sharpeners.
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   08-14-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 373
Posted By Polliwog
I would talk directly with the supervisor. And...

I would talk directly with the supervisor. And consult your adoption attorney.
Forum: Toddler Nutrition   08-14-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,111
Posted By Polliwog
Whole lot of non-nutrition on that list,...

Whole lot of non-nutrition on that list, especially all that fake "fruit" stuff.
Forum: Learning at School   08-11-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,030
Posted By Polliwog
In kindergarten? I strongly suspect, based on...

In kindergarten? I strongly suspect, based on experience, that they used the ones sent in, plus many more. Plus, those darn things dry out pretty quickly.

My son's school had a pretty minimal...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   08-10-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By Polliwog
Sounds spammy.

Sounds spammy.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-03-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 415
Posted By Polliwog
Baby food!

Baby food!
Forum: Gentle Discipline   08-02-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 513
Posted By Polliwog
I'd redirect him to a place he can spit. And...

I'd redirect him to a place he can spit. And remember to phrase things positively. The brain has a harder time translating what not to do into what TO DO.
Forum: Potty Learning   08-02-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,486
Posted By Polliwog
I don't think you can. They'll do it when they...

I don't think you can. They'll do it when they are ready, barring very rare circumstances.
Forum: Breastfeeding   08-01-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 5,920
Posted By Polliwog
I LOVE that your post is #148...

I LOVE that your post is #148 (http://www.mothering.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=148) of 147.
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   07-27-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,230
Posted By Polliwog
Gosh, I haven't heard that song since I was a...

Gosh, I haven't heard that song since I was a kid. I used to love hearing it on the radio.
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-22-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 5,920
Posted By Polliwog
It was likely a child care crisis. OP, you...

It was likely a child care crisis.

OP, you could have gone out to the restroom and then grabbed a seat in the back. Or just left. In a lecture hall filled with hundreds of students, it's not...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-21-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 341
Posted By Polliwog
Let her swim.

Let her swim.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-12-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 874
Posted By Polliwog
Simple is so much fun!

Simple is so much fun!
Forum: Women's Health   07-08-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,776
Posted By Polliwog
This thread is eight years old, LOL.

This thread is eight years old, LOL.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-07-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 832
Posted By Polliwog
Wow. Sounds like she's really tough on her...

Wow. Sounds like she's really tough on her clothes. I haven't found any pieces that I haven't been able to resell.
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-30-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,129
Posted By Polliwog
I strongly disagree with this part. I think both...

I strongly disagree with this part. I think both are important.
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-27-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,926
Posted By Polliwog
Not really. More like six or seven. His early...

Not really. More like six or seven. His early childhood was pretty traumatic, though. His rages require connection, not isolation, much of the time. So, I ATTEND to that need. Other times, he seems...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-27-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,926
Posted By Polliwog
Ten. And about what it sounds like. Not very...

Ten. And about what it sounds like. Not very often, any more.
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-27-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,926
Posted By Polliwog
I think it's completely woven into gentle...

I think it's completely woven into gentle discipline. Especially when you are looking at the underlying need behind a behavior. My oldest might be having a tantrum, which is sometimes violent. I HAVE...
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