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Forum: Stay at Home Parents   09-09-2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 293
Posted By MrsBone
Oh and we couldn't drive anywhere because I...

Oh and we couldn't drive anywhere because I drive a beetle and can't fit 3 kids in my car. We could have gone to the park but its been 105 here! I know as the weather got cooler it would have been...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   09-09-2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 293
Posted By MrsBone
The mom wasn't opposed to me changing things to...

The mom wasn't opposed to me changing things to fit my day, I was simply having a hard time changing things! I worked for 2 weeks trying to get this kid to take a nap. I tried to crib train him and...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   09-05-2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 293
Posted By MrsBone
Holy crap this is kicking my ass. The pay is...

Holy crap this is kicking my ass. The pay is crap and having a third, especially a young toddler is really hard. I need advice on how to put in my notice. Seriously. I am not as good of a mother to...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   09-05-2013, 10:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 293
Posted By MrsBone
Not particular times but yes, we have a routine....

Not particular times but yes, we have a routine. Just having a hard time fitting him in since his sleep is all over the place and his mom feeds him junk so I have to put two meals on the table to...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-05-2013, 05:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,547
Posted By MrsBone
Don't push it. He will grow out of it! Did he...

Don't push it. He will grow out of it! Did he just start walking? Sometimes that can make them way too busy to care about eating! Also, consider doing a snack plate for the time being. Cut up fruit,...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   09-04-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 293
Posted By MrsBone
Watching a 16 month old along with my 2 year old...

Watching a 16 month old along with my 2 year old and 4 year old. It's getting easier but I'm having a hard time adjusting to having 3 here 28 hours a week. Coming up with things to do all day is...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   08-27-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,355
Posted By MrsBone
Wow. So many changes. Our son is now sleeping in...

Wow. So many changes. Our son is now sleeping in his bed all night and we've just discovered that he is ADHD just like daddy. No wonder they butt heads so much!! His behavior had only gotten worse...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   08-27-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,032
Posted By MrsBone
Finally figured out why staying at home with two...

Finally figured out why staying at home with two kids has been driving me crazy lately. My son is ADHD. OMG! It explains everything. I felt like my son ran the household and in a way he did. We...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   08-27-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,081
Posted By MrsBone
I haven't always enjoyed it at all. I've...

I haven't always enjoyed it at all. I've recently learned that our 4 1/2 year old son is ADHD and that has been the source of my frustration and stress the whole time. Yes he had signs from infancy!...
Forum: Parenting   07-15-2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,871
Posted By MrsBone
This is funny. My hubby and mines roles seem...

This is funny. My hubby and mines roles seem reversed. I'm the active mama. I don't really enjoy sitting around for too long, I don't like board games, Legos, dress-up or make believe. I love taking...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-14-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 983
Posted By MrsBone
Free not creel

Free not creel
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-14-2013, 02:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 983
Posted By MrsBone
We also have a creel lunch program 1/2 mile from...

We also have a creel lunch program 1/2 mile from my house near a playground. Do you live near me!? http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-14-2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 983
Posted By MrsBone
I feel for you deeply. I can't imagine not...

I feel for you deeply. I can't imagine not having the money to feed my family. If you are up for it, I'd like to start a fundraiser for you on gofundme.com. Your DH doesn't even have to know about...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-14-2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,607
Posted By MrsBone
I'm in the same boat with food for my family I'm...

I'm in the same boat with food for my family I'm finding now that my son is 4 1/2. He's decided he doesn't like certain foods he used to gobble up. It doesn't help that there are certain things I...
Forum: Parenting   07-14-2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,158
Posted By MrsBone
Oh I use Lysol when we've had a particularly...

Oh I use Lysol when we've had a particularly horrendous virus hit our family

Also I save the children's meds when they're sick for bedtime so they can sleep comfortably.
Forum: Parenting   07-14-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,158
Posted By MrsBone
I love this thread. 1. We eat fast food...

I love this thread.
1. We eat fast food occasionally
2. We break our dietary rules on a regular basis(mainly because of daddy!)
3. I am using disposables on my 2 year old this month because I...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   07-12-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,032
Posted By MrsBone
I've since implemented quiet time into our day....

I've since implemented quiet time into our day. I have been waking up before the kids to have time to drink coffee, get on my phone and make my bed and get dressed. It's amazing how quickly my...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   07-11-2013, 06:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 220
Posted By MrsBone
I'm trying really hard to make our schedule...

I'm trying really hard to make our schedule earlier so I can justify making my kids have quiet time each day. My DH has a physically demanding job and gets home around 5 but is pretty exhausted. I...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-05-2013, 07:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 311
Posted By MrsBone
Haven't said a word to him all night and...

Haven't said a word to him all night and probably won't again unless I have too. Plus, he is being short with my kids too, and all this negativity is rubbing off on my husband too and he's sort of...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-05-2013, 04:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 311
Posted By MrsBone
Ugh. My BIL is a douche. His 3 year old came...

Ugh. My BIL is a douche. His 3 year old came downstairs with a pull up on and I smelled poop. I told him she had a poopy pull up and he told her to see mommy! His wife was upstairs with their 5...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-03-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 311
Posted By MrsBone
My brother-in-law and sister-in-law are not...

My brother-in-law and sister-in-law are not exactly into gentle discipline and spank, and constantly are yelling at their kids. We are spending the week with them on vacation right now and they are...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   06-19-2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 254
Posted By MrsBone
He's since gotten out of bed twice, and each...

He's since gotten out of bed twice, and each time I took him straight to the bathroom, then made sure he had water by his bedside and calmly took him back to his room. He protested and cried but...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   06-18-2013, 04:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,032
Posted By MrsBone
Thank you for the replies. I think I was just...

Thank you for the replies. I think I was just having an overwhelming day, and not as in tune to my children as I should have been. I think I've been less productive and short with my children lately...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   06-10-2013, 08:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,032
Posted By MrsBone
I uninstalled Facebook from my phone today. I...

I uninstalled Facebook from my phone today. I think its too much of a distraction to me. I feel like my kids behavior is directly related to the fact that I don't give them enough attention during...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   06-10-2013, 07:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,032
Posted By MrsBone
DH does help out but I have to spell it out for...

DH does help out but I have to spell it out for him. He doesn't pick up on emotions/social cues very well, so when I'm frustrated or feel like I need a break I have to tell him directly what I need...
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