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Forum: Gentle Discipline   04-02-2010, 08:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,802
Posted By GirlBoyGirlBoy
I think it's interesting that people are getting...

I think it's interesting that people are getting all caught up in the "no, thank you" part of the interaction yet many seem to think that saying "please don't throw sand" is fine... To me saying...
Forum: Life With a Baby   07-16-2009, 03:53 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,675
Posted By GirlBoyGirlBoy
We are exceedingly lucky to live on 3 acres with...

We are exceedingly lucky to live on 3 acres with a perimeter fence and front gate so I leave the keys in the car on the dash. My littles are too small to get in the car and the olders are old enough...
Forum: Life With a Baby   07-15-2009, 07:49 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,675
Posted By GirlBoyGirlBoy
http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smili...

http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/irked.gif: DD1 once hid my cell phone in my running shoe and, since I wasn't doing much running at the time, I didn't find it for months... DH...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   06-17-2009, 11:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,091
Posted By GirlBoyGirlBoy
Quote: Originally Posted by claddaghmom...

Quote:
Originally Posted by claddaghmom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13950903)
ita im the same way! i've been that way...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   06-17-2009, 12:37 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,091
Posted By GirlBoyGirlBoy
Quote: Originally Posted by claddaghmom...

Quote:
Originally Posted by claddaghmom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13950239)

i wonder also if crib sleeping allows...
Forum: Family Safety   06-16-2009, 10:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,782
Posted By GirlBoyGirlBoy
Okay I am cracking up at the thought of...

Okay I am cracking up at the thought of installing a car seat in a Ferrari! Seriously though, I am so glad I read this thread because I truly was not aware of a LATCH weight limit until now... My 6...
Forum: Parenting   05-14-2009, 05:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 391
Posted By GirlBoyGirlBoy
I have a Graco side-by-side double stroller and...

I have a Graco side-by-side double stroller and I love it like crazy. This is actually the second one we've had because I bought one for my first two kids, gave it away when they outgrew it and...
Forum: Parenting   05-13-2009, 02:44 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,259
Posted By GirlBoyGirlBoy
Wow, I am psyched to be on this thread! I didn't...

Wow, I am psyched to be on this thread! I didn't know I qualified as a mom of many with only four http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/love.gif Where I live, four is not that unusual...
Forum: Family Safety   05-10-2009, 07:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 420
Posted By GirlBoyGirlBoy
Quote: Originally Posted by an_aurora...

Quote:
Originally Posted by an_aurora http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13741385)
A poster on which site?

ETA: NM, I found...
Forum: Family Safety   05-10-2009, 04:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 420
Posted By GirlBoyGirlBoy
Okay, so my Blvd. is installed the Swedish way,...

Okay, so my Blvd. is installed the Swedish way, but I noticed a poster on that site saying that, despite what Britax says, you shouldn't ever use a tether on a RF seat? The CPST at the store where I...
Forum: Family Safety   05-10-2009, 02:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 420
Posted By GirlBoyGirlBoy
That doesn't sound right...Sounds like he tried...

That doesn't sound right...Sounds like he tried to tether to the hook behind the seat as you would if it was FF? Are the straps really long enough to do that? Husbands can be very clever that way...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   05-10-2009, 02:15 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,673
Posted By GirlBoyGirlBoy
Wow, this is a toughy... I think I have to agree...

Wow, this is a toughy... I think I have to agree with Scottishduffy when she points out that DD1 worked hard and earned the money herself for the guitar and I don't agree that she should then have...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   05-10-2009, 03:41 AM
Replies: 1,058
Views: 59,092
Posted By GirlBoyGirlBoy
no. smearing half a tube of sunscreen on...

no. smearing half a tube of sunscreen on yourself and the front seat is not "that's okay, Mommy"
Forum: Parenting   04-30-2009, 12:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 595
Posted By GirlBoyGirlBoy
I second the baby powder. A friend of mine who...

I second the baby powder. A friend of mine who lives at the beach told me about it and I never go without ... I use it liberally on their bodies and then gently brush it off with a clean towel and...
Forum: Learning at School   01-06-2009, 06:40 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,003
Posted By GirlBoyGirlBoy
I have been a room parent a few times and also...

I have been a room parent a few times and also organized donations. In our case it was not mandatory and $5-$10 was suggested but not required. The money was used to purchase escrip that the...
Forum: Family Safety   12-16-2008, 03:13 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 7,173
Posted By GirlBoyGirlBoy
Just have to ask---how is flying with a baby...

Just have to ask---how is flying with a baby safer than sitting on a couch at home? I'm sitting right now and feel pretty okay.... Should I be worried?...
Forum: Parenting   12-11-2008, 06:35 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,310
Posted By GirlBoyGirlBoy
My oldest slept over at my best friend's house...

My oldest slept over at my best friend's house when she was 4. She was so excited to have an adult's full attention as DS1 was 2.5 and active. She's 7 now and has gone on a few sleepovers with...
Forum: Parenting   12-08-2008, 02:56 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,891
Posted By GirlBoyGirlBoy
We didn't have a bathtub until we moved when DD1...

We didn't have a bathtub until we moved when DD1 was 3 and DS1 was 18 months. I think by the time she was 3.5 and he was 2 they were bathing with me moving around the house doing chores while they...
Forum: Family Safety   12-07-2008, 02:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 656
Posted By GirlBoyGirlBoy
My DD was five when we moved her out of her...

My DD was five when we moved her out of her toddler bed and onto the top bunk. We bought a bunk with a ladder that angles out as opposed to a straight up and down ladder and she has never had a...
Forum: Family Safety   12-05-2008, 07:15 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,148
Posted By GirlBoyGirlBoy
I think I just wouldn't go....It is tiring...

I think I just wouldn't go....It is tiring enough following the toddlers around to keep them safe, but to worry about the whereabouts of the dog as well and not be able to participate in a...
Forum: Family Safety   12-03-2008, 04:37 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,148
Posted By GirlBoyGirlBoy
I totally understand that one must be 100%...

I totally understand that one must be 100% vigilant around the little ones with dogs, but an oven won't follow you into the next room and an electrical outlet can be covered or easily avoided--a...
Forum: Parenting   11-17-2008, 10:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 503
Posted By GirlBoyGirlBoy
http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/ye...

http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/yeahthat.gif:
Forum: Pets   11-13-2008, 03:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 363
Posted By GirlBoyGirlBoy
Okay, first of all, my 15 year old male cat...

Okay, first of all, my 15 year old male cat recently decided to start peeing in our dressing room which is, incidentally, the only carpeted place in the house...
Forum: Breastfeeding   11-13-2008, 03:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 835
Posted By GirlBoyGirlBoy
I think this falls under the "this too shall...

I think this falls under the "this too shall pass" umbrella... My babe is 9 months and the night before last slept from 8:30pm until 5am http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/joy.gif: Last...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   11-12-2008, 04:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 330
Posted By GirlBoyGirlBoy
Quote: Originally Posted by MommyofAngelBabies...

Quote:
Originally Posted by MommyofAngelBabies http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12589477)

Iron is not an issue yet, as we...
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