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Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-06-2012, 01:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 593
Posted By mamaclukey
At 3, play is the absolute best way to learn,...

At 3, play is the absolute best way to learn, but to be honest, all he needs to be doing at age 3 IS play. Learning is definitely not a necessity at this age and trying to make him learn may only...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-12-2012, 01:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 414
Posted By mamaclukey
Way too early to be expecting a child to write...

Way too early to be expecting a child to write or read. If a child does want to learn things that early, you will know it. If they don't, it's really no big deal. Let him play, let him have fun....
Forum: Preteens and Teens   09-08-2012, 10:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,653
Posted By mamaclukey
Wow.. My son just started 6th grade and his...

Wow.. My son just started 6th grade and his start time is 9:30 am. Granted he doesn't get off the bus to come home till 4:20. I thought this was the norm for MS ( I know HS kids are very early.. so...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-09-2012, 02:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 705
Posted By mamaclukey
Additionally, once she wasn't interested in them...

Additionally, once she wasn't interested in them any longer, they could be passed on to your younger daughter, so they would still get some use out of them I think.
 
Forum: Life With a Baby   07-06-2012, 07:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 212
Posted By mamaclukey
Yes, my daughter is the same way. She's 6 now...

Yes, my daughter is the same way. She's 6 now and her two bottom teeth fell out like 6 weeks ago and the two new teeth are still barely halfway thru. But it happens eventually!
 
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-30-2012, 10:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 618
Posted By mamaclukey
Maybe make that part of the routine? Pj's, read...

Maybe make that part of the routine? Pj's, read a book, be silly for 5 minutes then quiet.
 
My DD (6) is similar to this. I found if I allowed her to get the silly out, joke, make funny noises,...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   05-24-2012, 12:21 PM
Replies: 1,058
Views: 59,758
Posted By mamaclukey
I realize it is your personal goal to own every...

I realize it is your personal goal to own every stuffed animal ever created but I said NO. Asking me please 75 times will NOT change my answer. Pouting and crossing your arms will not change my...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   05-14-2012, 02:08 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 4,986
Posted By mamaclukey
147.0 even. I would have liked to have done...

147.0 even. I would have liked to have done better absolutely. I may join in another round, not sure yet.
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   05-07-2012, 05:55 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 4,986
Posted By mamaclukey
147.1 this week. Sorry so late.. its been one of...

147.1 this week. Sorry so late.. its been one of those days...
 
Forum: Gentle Discipline   05-04-2012, 09:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 617
Posted By mamaclukey
I'd probably ask her to try it first and tell me...

I'd probably ask her to try it first and tell me what she thought. Since that's 99.9% likely not to happen, it probably wouldn't get brought up again over here.
 
However otherwise, I wouldn't...
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-30-2012, 11:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,108
Posted By mamaclukey
I too wouldn't worry. My dd was the paci addict,...

I too wouldn't worry. My dd was the paci addict, but at 10 months I didn't sweat it. When she was able to understand me and connect point A to Point B we started just using it for naps and bedtime....
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   04-30-2012, 10:43 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 4,986
Posted By mamaclukey
147.5 still :(

147.5 still :(
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   04-23-2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 4,986
Posted By mamaclukey
147.5  I guess even as much as I am walking its...

147.5  I guess even as much as I am walking its not helping much. Going to try and get in some more formal exercise this week.
 
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   04-16-2012, 06:39 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 4,986
Posted By mamaclukey
147.7. I guess technically it's a loss.. sort...

147.7. I guess technically it's a loss.. sort of. I probably shouldn't complain, I had a car last week for one day and went grocery shopping for the next month and of course, I had to get a Publix...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   04-11-2012, 05:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 819
Posted By mamaclukey
Yes, ty. I constantly struggle with trying to...

Yes, ty. I constantly struggle with trying to understand how my son feels or what he is going thru. As he has gotten older his communication skills have improved but I am still left floundering with...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   04-09-2012, 01:28 PM
Replies: 464
Views: 6,944
Posted By mamaclukey
147.8 for the 2nd week in a row. I guess it's...

147.8 for the 2nd week in a row. I guess it's better than gaining but I am a bit down since I walked A TON this week (I have no choice.. carless) but I have to admit, my eating wasn't spectacular....
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   04-07-2012, 05:39 PM
Replies: 464
Views: 6,944
Posted By mamaclukey
Congrats stegenrae that is wonderful news :)

Congrats stegenrae that is wonderful news :)
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   04-07-2012, 03:24 PM
Replies: 464
Views: 6,944
Posted By mamaclukey
Yeah really hoping Easter doesn't throw me off...

Yeah really hoping Easter doesn't throw me off track. Been walking every day, multiples times, and really watching what I eat. I even took the kids to McDonalds today and didn't order a thing for...
Forum: Parenting   04-03-2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 870
Posted By mamaclukey
There was a similar thread to this that was...

There was a similar thread to this that was locked. I suspect this one will be too.
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   04-02-2012, 09:56 AM
Replies: 464
Views: 6,944
Posted By mamaclukey
147.8 sorry guys. Up almost a pound. I am pretty...

147.8 sorry guys. Up almost a pound. I am pretty sure it had to do with the pizza and rum I had saturday night and then no real exercise aside from walking a bit over the weekend.
 
Kids are back...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   03-29-2012, 10:57 AM
Replies: 464
Views: 6,944
Posted By mamaclukey
It's getting hard to keep up in here lol!   ...

It's getting hard to keep up in here lol!
 
Kids are home for spring break so I dont get a ton of computer time but wanted to check in. I have walked every single day this week. Some days longer...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   03-26-2012, 08:27 AM
Replies: 464
Views: 6,944
Posted By mamaclukey
Weighed in at 147 even today. Kind of surprised...

Weighed in at 147 even today. Kind of surprised as this has been a really rough week for me, but yay!
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   03-20-2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 464
Views: 6,944
Posted By mamaclukey
I usually weigh in first thing in the am,...

I usually weigh in first thing in the am, supposedly it's when you weigh the least and lord knows I need *that* motivation.
 
Yesterday my daughter (6) and I walked down to the highway overpass...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   03-19-2012, 09:42 AM
Replies: 464
Views: 6,944
Posted By mamaclukey
Well I weighed in this morning. I have nothing...

Well I weighed in this morning. I have nothing to do measurements with but I am 5'3" and 149.3 lbs.
 
I have a workout dvd I plan to use when I can and failing that, I am going to walk. What I am...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   03-13-2012, 07:54 PM
Replies: 464
Views: 6,944
Posted By mamaclukey
I would also like to join, I definitely need...

I would also like to join, I definitely need some accountability and this sounds like a great idea.
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