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Forum: Site Help   05-16-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 224
Posted By bananabee
Oh thank you so much!!!! I knew I had...

Oh thank you so much!!!! I knew I had accidentally changed it. Now I can see so much better!!
Forum: Site Help   05-15-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 224
Posted By bananabee
Hi! Mobile problem here. I somehow switched to...

Hi! Mobile problem here. I somehow switched to desktop view and can't figure out how to change it back. I'm on an iPhone.
Forum: Single Parenting   03-01-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 651
Posted By bananabee
Could you make weekly videos of yourself talking...

Could you make weekly videos of yourself talking to your daughter when you are in a better state of mind? Read stories to her, sing bedtime songs, tell her how proud you are of her for specific...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-16-2013, 02:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 397
Posted By bananabee
I love to sew, and have found the times I sit...

I love to sew, and have found the times I sit down to do this are great for telling my DD (now 3 yrs old, but this worked at 2 yrs) I was busy and to go play. She resisted at first, and would pester...
Forum: Single Parenting   06-30-2013, 03:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 776
Posted By bananabee
One thing I don't get that you are saying,...

One thing I don't get that you are saying, Contactmaya. "The gift is for the child, not the recipient." That doesn't make any sense to me. Of course the gift is for the recipient, and the point is...
Forum: Single Parenting   06-30-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,782
Posted By bananabee
You could tell her that her dad was sick and not...

You could tell her that her dad was sick and not well enough to be a daddy to her. Later when she's older, explain that he is an addict, and he may never recover, and that being an addict messes up...
Forum: Single Parenting   01-19-2013, 08:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 482
Posted By bananabee
What kind of problems is she giving you? It may...

What kind of problems is she giving you? It may help to know that in the middle of a custody battle, or whatever it is exactly that you're going through, there are a lot of high emotions. In time,...
Forum: Single Parenting   12-14-2012, 11:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 903
Posted By bananabee
Wow! He let you have a Christmas tree? Sounds...

Wow! He let you have a Christmas tree? Sounds like a GREAT husband. Kidding. Other than letting you have a tree and calling if he's going to be late, he sounds exactly like my ex. Hope you get out...
Forum: Single Parenting   12-14-2012, 07:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 294
Posted By bananabee
Hah!! Good!! Sounds like you have a good...

Hah!! Good!! Sounds like you have a good lawyer. http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/thumb.gif
Forum: Single Parenting   12-13-2012, 07:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 301
Posted By bananabee
Just an idea: Call him "Uncle _____", and let...

Just an idea: Call him "Uncle _____", and let your son get to know him that way, then when your son asks who his daddy is, tell him you didn't find a good daddy for him, so Uncle _____ helped you...
Forum: Single Parenting   12-13-2012, 06:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 900
Posted By bananabee
Bumping up this thread for the newbies here, and...

Bumping up this thread for the newbies here, and also to see how everyone else who posted on here last year is doing. It's been 3 years since my XH walked out, 1 1/2 since the divorce was final, and...
Forum: Single Parenting   12-13-2012, 06:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 157
Posted By bananabee
I would listen to your family. Take him to court...

I would listen to your family. Take him to court after the baby is born and paternity can be established. Until then, he can just deny it's his all he wants. Why spend time arguing when you have...
Forum: Single Parenting   12-13-2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 294
Posted By bananabee
Yeah, no way. First you need to know if you are...

Yeah, no way. First you need to know if you are officially separated, so that from this point on, your finances are considered separate as far as new debt and new income. Are you bank accounts...
Forum: Site Help   11-13-2012, 06:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 148
Posted By bananabee
Yes, I'll PM you.

Yes, I'll PM you.
Forum: Site Help   11-12-2012, 07:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 148
Posted By bananabee
Twice so far, once today and once yesterday,...

Twice so far, once today and once yesterday, I've clicked on a thread or unread post and found myself staring and a full page ad saying I've won something or can enter to win $5,000, etc. 
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-25-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,238
Posted By bananabee
I find my DD winds down better if I'm winding...

I find my DD winds down better if I'm winding down myself. If she's not sleepy enough to put her head down and fall asleep, then we have a tickle game, then read a story or two, and then I let her...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-25-2012, 07:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,646
Posted By bananabee
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by evabea http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1355786/my-2-yr-old-is-not-overweight-rant/20#post_17023948)
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Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-25-2012, 07:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 816
Posted By bananabee
Are you seeing a therapist? Taking any...

Are you seeing a therapist? Taking any anti-anxiety/anti-depression medications? I went through a divorce when my DD was an infant, and with the huge amounts of stress that were on me, esp when XH...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-24-2012, 01:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 163
Posted By bananabee
I don't have two, but have you tried running the...

I don't have two, but have you tried running the dishwasher or other white noise to mask the sounds your DD might make? Put some soothing music on and have your DD dance around in the other room or...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-24-2012, 01:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 684
Posted By bananabee
My 2 yr old is very picky about food and won't...

My 2 yr old is very picky about food and won't try new things very often. I usually make foods I know she would like if she tasted them, and if she won't try it herself, I pick up a very small piece...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-24-2012, 08:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 593
Posted By bananabee
My DD is 2 yrs old now, and I'm not big on sugar...

My DD is 2 yrs old now, and I'm not big on sugar or TV, but as a single mom it's not something I can totally control all the time because I do rely on others to babysit when I need help. In my own...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-21-2012, 06:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 241
Posted By bananabee
My DD just turned 2 yrs old, and has an...

My DD just turned 2 yrs old, and has an insatiable need to climb! I got her this junior loft bed and gave her a bedroom of her...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-21-2012, 05:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 601
Posted By bananabee
If it becomes a phenomenon you start to see...

If it becomes a phenomenon you start to see regularly in her, or if the same thing starts to happen with other emotions, read up on narcolepsy and cataplexy and take her to a pediatric sleep...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-19-2012, 05:55 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,273
Posted By bananabee
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by RStelle http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1351935/my-amazing-son-is-delayed/20#post_16973228)

Hi, sorry if...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-17-2012, 06:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,646
Posted By bananabee
I'd rather not. I just started taking DD there,...

I'd rather not. I just started taking DD there, and felt like I overreacted when I took her in the first time while she was sick (by the time we went in, she was doing so much better). Just going to...
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