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Forum: Special Needs Parenting   Today, 05:31 PM
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Posted By JordanKX
Is there an age or time where you just bite the bullet and pay for private therapy?

My son is 5yo and just entering pre-K with a "significant" articulation disorder.

He had private therapy years ago when I was in a different income bracket and was afforded therapies, but for the...
Forum: Single Parenting   Today, 04:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 209
Posted By JordanKX
I'll admit, I'm now genuinely surprised at what...

I'll admit, I'm now genuinely surprised at what my lawyer friend recommended to me. She did me a favor consulting without a fee, but she really harped on... My responsibilities, and 2x a year. I'm...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-25-2014, 10:23 PM
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Posted By JordanKX
YES! I grew up with a split-household, and...

YES!

I grew up with a split-household, and my mom was anti-screen, no TV until I was almost 10 and then it wasn't news, but PBS. A few cartoons here and there, but mostly documentaries. Which I...
Forum: Single Parenting   08-25-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 209
Posted By JordanKX
Custody agreement with an out of state XP

I'm seeing some benefit to finally getting a custody agreement with my XP - just makes life easier with MD/School/police, if it were to ever come up. Just needing something on record that says "I...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   08-25-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 424
Posted By JordanKX
Maybe I'm reading too much in to this, but I...

Maybe I'm reading too much in to this, but I picked up on an interaction we've never had before: I work from home. But HE is never home with me while I'm working. So for this vacation, he was here...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   08-25-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 424
Posted By JordanKX
I remember when he was maybe 2 and in a great...

I remember when he was maybe 2 and in a great daycare and they mentioned that their time-outs didn't work for him; that he responded much better to Talking To (within reason, I mean, he was 2), and...
Forum: Single Parenting   08-23-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 300
Posted By JordanKX
What if I don't have custody papers, school is asking

I'm asking for some BTDT experience, because I do not have a lawyer... my DS is starting school and school is asking for custody papers. I checked the box for "not on record", because that's all they...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   08-23-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 426
Posted By JordanKX
I agree with PP's that it's all about Your being...

I agree with PP's that it's all about Your being OK with the situation too. I don't apologize for my son's articulation disorder, but I do have to arm babysitters/teachers/family with knowledge.......
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-23-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 352
Posted By JordanKX
How much technology (iPad, TV, etc.) do you allow for your 5-ish-yo?

I am a Single-Mom, with only one child, computer geek, so we have technology in the house. Yes. And I'm asking here BECAUSE I know this forum might have some very different opinions on technology...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   08-23-2014, 04:17 PM
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Posted By JordanKX
I am single, so that's probably a bit different...

I am single, so that's probably a bit different (no competition in the bed!). But my ex was all about co-sleeping so from DS's birth, my son never had his own room, and certainly I kept that up once...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   08-23-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 424
Posted By JordanKX
Just wanted to post a follow-up here, that the...

Just wanted to post a follow-up here, that the last few days have been great!

Because of his visual with the fridge and emphasis on action = reward, I did the same with consequences. I built a...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   08-20-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 424
Posted By JordanKX
Thank you - I'll check out. We have...

Thank you - I'll check out.



We have had a very successful summer up to this visit. Two weeks was a long time to have Grandma in our home - and it was amazing and awesome! But likely both my...
Forum: Single Parenting   08-19-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 525
Posted By JordanKX
I question the same thing about my 5yr old DS who...

I question the same thing about my 5yr old DS who hasn't seen nor heard from his father in nearly a year. He always plays "Daddy" in roles and brings up the human that is supposed to be a "Daddy",...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   08-19-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 424
Posted By JordanKX
An aggressive 5yr old has appeared

I could use some advice on curbing super aggressive behavior with my DS, almost 5yr old.

Quick back story: I'm single mom, 38, he's my only child. We have been working a fantastic summer of a...
Forum: Single Parenting   01-17-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 434
Posted By JordanKX
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by greenemami http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   01-17-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 304
Posted By JordanKX
Thank you thank you thank you!!   Since I...

Thank you thank you thank you!!
 
Since I wrote this post I have been working with him before we walk in to the grocery store (or anywhere) about his behavior - other things to do when he gets shy...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   01-12-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 304
Posted By JordanKX
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by sillysapling http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Single Parenting   01-11-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 291
Posted By JordanKX
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Goodmom2008 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1394785/choosing-a-guardian-in-the-even-of-death#post_17534056)...
Forum: Single Parenting   01-11-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 994
Posted By JordanKX
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by One_Girl http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Single Parenting   01-11-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 434
Posted By JordanKX
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by autumngrey http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   01-11-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 304
Posted By JordanKX
My son is 4 and likely has SPD. I have another...

My son is 4 and likely has SPD. I have another thread going on just general advice because we have Not had full evaluations yet, much less met with an OT. I've bought a number of books and am...
Forum: Single Parenting   01-06-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 434
Posted By JordanKX
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Springshowers http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Single Parenting   01-06-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 434
Posted By JordanKX
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by greenemami http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   01-06-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 278
Posted By JordanKX
I posted this originally in Childhood Years,...

I posted this originally in Childhood Years, before I found this forum....
 
We've recently moved to a new state and because my son has an ISP for his articulation disorder, we're going through...
Forum: Single Parenting   01-04-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 434
Posted By JordanKX
Holiday season came and went without...

Holiday season came and went without communication from my son's father. Very disappointing, not surprising, but very disappointing.
 
Quick run-down: Ex and I separated when kiddo was 18months....
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