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Forum: Special Needs Parenting   02-26-2012, 08:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,850
Posted By Way Up North
HI!   This post isn't too old, so I will...

HI!
 
This post isn't too old, so I will chime in :)
Our daughter (6.5) has been dx with anxiety in the last few months, and in the last year has shown explicit OCD behaviours.
She has also had...
Forum: Homeschooling   02-24-2012, 09:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 159
Posted By Way Up North
Seeking the current version of the curriculum,...

Seeking the current version of the curriculum, syllabus or the K-3 teaching or health books.
I am in Canada, shipping USPS is fine.
Forum: Gentle Discipline   09-01-2008, 12:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 703
Posted By Way Up North
I should have found this before I started a...

I should have found this before I started a frustrated with my 3 yo thread LOL
I am SO there and she just turned 3 this past week!
I just keep thinking of the advice of a dear,older friend with...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   08-31-2008, 11:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 246
Posted By Way Up North
DD just turned three and we are having a couple...

DD just turned three and we are having a couple rough weeks with challenging behaviours. We practice, for the most part, UP. I understand her need to test and figure things out etc. and everyone is...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-16-2008, 12:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 296
Posted By Way Up North
Thanks mamas! Yep, what Rowan doesn't want...

Thanks mamas!

Yep, what Rowan doesn't want to do.... LOL I have gone the 'everybody does it' route. And her response? She'll rhyme off everyone she knows, including pl'ed kids and then when she...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-16-2008, 12:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 436
Posted By Way Up North
I hope my comment about letting dd get it out of...

I hope my comment about letting dd get it out of her system while I went about my business didn't come across as ignoring~ I just meant I let her have the tantrum she needs and don't go along with...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-15-2008, 07:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 296
Posted By Way Up North
OK, so dd is 3 next month. She knows when she...

OK, so dd is 3 next month. She knows when she has to go (hollers for a diaper if not in one!) and asks to be changed right away. She can climb on and off the toilet (hates the potty) and do all the...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-15-2008, 07:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 271
Posted By Way Up North
I am there now (dd is three next month. It...

I am there now (dd is three next month.

It was worse about 6 months ago. She wanted to control every MOVEMENT I made, it was awful. I just kept telling her how I felt: "I don't want to lay down...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   07-14-2008, 01:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,362
Posted By Way Up North
go for it! It is so much fun...

go for it! It is so much fun http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Arts & Crafts   07-13-2008, 10:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,362
Posted By Way Up North
SO many adorable things!! Please keep in mind...

SO many adorable things!!
Please keep in mind the artistic integrity of these mamas, though http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
I get nervous when people postother's work...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   07-13-2008, 10:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 402
Posted By Way Up North
PM me if you are still looking...

PM me if you are still looking http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-24-2008, 12:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 864
Posted By Way Up North
That just makes my skin crawl. We don't do time...

That just makes my skin crawl. We don't do time outs, but it is more than that ~ it is the assumption that someone else, the leader of the class, whomever, would take it upon themselves to...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-24-2008, 11:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 330
Posted By Way Up North
Thanks kacy, I agree, which is why I said...

Thanks kacy, I agree, which is why I said 'defiance' http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif I know it is just normal stuff and I appreciate you finding better words for...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-23-2008, 01:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 330
Posted By Way Up North
Help! DD is 34 months and while there have...

Help!
DD is 34 months and while there have been small bouts of tuning us out before, it is now reappearing with 'defiance' ~ I'd love some ideas on working together on this ~ we do UP and are open...
Forum: Parenting   06-23-2008, 01:15 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,678
Posted By Way Up North
Great posts! We don't think of it as a ban,...

Great posts!
We don't think of it as a ban, but a choice.
My child is a child, not a consumer, and I want her to know herself as one before being bought by some corporation for her dollars or...
Forum: Parenting   06-23-2008, 12:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 813
Posted By Way Up North
More, help (was a great one for our dd as she...

More, help (was a great one for our dd as she didin't speak a word until about 17 months and was getting frustrated with things), milk, eat, hurt.

She loved animal ones, but the ones above really...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-08-2008, 01:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 561
Posted By Way Up North
Oh my, thank goodness for the monkey backpack...

Oh my, thank goodness for the monkey backpack (aka leash!) LOL
I agree that at 13 months redirection is the thing, but also yes, to explain. Even at that age we explained to dd "That is made of...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-08-2008, 01:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,282
Posted By Way Up North
We love playful parenting! I have to admit we...

We love playful parenting!
I have to admit we laugh too much when dd says these things.
Every once in a while she calls one of us a Tooter Pup or a squashtosser~ no harm done...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-08-2008, 12:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 289
Posted By Way Up North
I would cull some. If they can see the job as...

I would cull some.
If they can see the job as less overwhelming~ clear spots for the toys, a sense of accomplishment because it looks tidy when they are done, it may help.

I would have them help...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-08-2008, 12:56 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,566
Posted By Way Up North
I don't like it, but when it happens, I make...

I don't like it, but when it happens, I make sure to talk to dd about it~ explain it, and yes, I do it in front of the corrector!
Quote:
That being said...I do tell my children "no". Sometimes...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-08-2008, 12:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 307
Posted By Way Up North
LOL Here is my blog post from when our dd...

LOL
Here is my blog post from when our dd insisted we eat Penguins!
http://beneaththerowantree.blogspot....-penguins.html...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-08-2008, 12:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 947
Posted By Way Up North
My toddler (33 months now) is confident and...

My toddler (33 months now) is confident and outgoing with adults but a little reserved with other children and downright shy with more than 2-3 around.

She has been harassed by another toddler...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-08-2008, 12:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 947
Posted By Way Up North
sorry! double post!

sorry! double post!
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-04-2008, 01:16 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,875
Posted By Way Up North
My dd is outgrowing most of them, but we'll miss...

My dd is outgrowing most of them, but we'll miss 'pliddow' (pillow) and snissors (scissors) and stunk (skunk).

L
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-03-2008, 12:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 385
Posted By Way Up North
Thanks mamas, and onlygirls, I am so sorry but...

Thanks mamas, and onlygirls, I am so sorry but good for your little girl for speaking out.
We use proper terms and have been considering using the bathing suit rule LOL ~ what is under your suit is...
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