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Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   08-06-2010, 09:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,470
Posted By m9m9m9
What I liked about this thread is the great...

What I liked about this thread is the great information shared about attachment and attachment issues..

what I greatly disklike is the feigned concerned of the OP - sorry but I read this and...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   07-07-2010, 02:30 PM
Replies: 21
  Rad?
Views: 1,779
Posted By m9m9m9
If I did not have any first hand experience with...

If I did not have any first hand experience with attachment issues, then no I would not take a child in this age range who is already diagnoised with RAD.
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   07-07-2010, 02:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 942
Posted By m9m9m9
Good article but it sounds like many I have read...

Good article but it sounds like many I have read over the years.

I think one of the biggest problems with parents is their failure to recognize attachment and what it is and is not.

I can't...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-05-2010, 08:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 743
Posted By m9m9m9
Been in plenty of Targets and they all sell tons...

Been in plenty of Targets and they all sell tons of packaged underwear in the girl's department made by Hanes and Fruit of the Loom - and they are plain white, flowered, striped or colored and are...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-17-2009, 11:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,112
Posted By m9m9m9
I find myself becoming more and more frustrated...

I find myself becoming more and more frustrated with DD who is almost 5.5 because she continues to exhibt babyish behaviors. I have tried everything and it doesn't get better and I caught myself to...
Forum: The Mindful Home   10-15-2009, 10:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 471
Posted By m9m9m9
Home Depot has the paper blackout shades. Since...

Home Depot has the paper blackout shades. Since its paper it could be cut to fit the areas and taped down.
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-22-2009, 01:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 684
Posted By m9m9m9
My DD is 5 now and we still have lots of...

My DD is 5 now and we still have lots of problems with her interupting me when I am talking to another adult or on the phone.
Nothing I have tried really seems to have worked: stopping the...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   04-16-2009, 11:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,268
Posted By m9m9m9
Quote: Originally Posted by tiffani...

Quote:
Originally Posted by tiffani http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13564219)
I actually like the idea of adopting...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   04-16-2009, 10:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 332
Posted By m9m9m9
Quote: Originally Posted by queenjane...

Quote:
Originally Posted by queenjane http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13565287)
In my county/state its very common to go...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   04-15-2009, 10:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 332
Posted By m9m9m9
My first adoption was international but now I am...

My first adoption was international but now I am considering a domestic adoption. If you adopted domestically, can you PM me the name of your agency? I am open to all suggestions bc I have no idea...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   04-15-2009, 10:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,268
Posted By m9m9m9
Over the years, I have read/heard of families...

Over the years, I have read/heard of families wanting to adopt from countries where there are no official adoption programs in place or not well established programs. In all seriousness, they all...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   03-14-2009, 03:50 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,965
Posted By m9m9m9
I live in a suburb of a major city, HCOL area,...

I live in a suburb of a major city, HCOL area, tons of 2 income families, and the majority of activities are geared towards working families. Sports practices are 5 - 7pm depending on kids ages. I...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   02-25-2009, 10:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,301
Posted By m9m9m9
My child's daycare is pretty good about serving...

My child's daycare is pretty good about serving a nutritious lunch. For example this past week they had baked chicken legs, peas, wheat bread/butter, fresh fruit and milk.

The problem occurs at...
Forum: Learning at School   02-21-2009, 11:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 27,397
Posted By m9m9m9
Quote: Originally Posted by Freeman...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Freeman http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13196179)
I would love to hear your insight on what is...
Forum: Learning at School   02-15-2009, 10:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 27,397
Posted By m9m9m9
Many years ago when I taught 4 and 5 year olds,...

Many years ago when I taught 4 and 5 year olds, I went to a course to learn how to administer the test. I actually am looking for someone to assess my DD. I do believe it gives a good idea of where...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   12-26-2008, 10:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,043
Posted By m9m9m9
My child is now in a daycare center and I do $25...

My child is now in a daycare center and I do $25 gc to each of the 4 teachers and a $100 donation to the general fund that gets split between all employees.

When my DD was in a home daycare, I...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   12-14-2008, 03:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 629
Posted By m9m9m9
Congratulations! 3 weeks is not a lot of...

Congratulations!

3 weeks is not a lot of time. He has just met you and you are really strangers to him.

I am not saying this in a mean way but a matter of fact way. Bonding and attachment take...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   12-10-2008, 12:10 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,840
Posted By m9m9m9
Any childcare situation is going to have a "late...

Any childcare situation is going to have a "late fee" attached to it, even if you get a nanny. The nanny is going to ask for overtime and if you do it legally - pay taxes, etc- you will have to pay...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   12-07-2008, 03:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 985
Posted By m9m9m9
Thanks so much! Its nice to know that I am not...

Thanks so much! Its nice to know that I am not the only one who has faced this. I have so many friends and their houses are always neat and tidy. I rarely have any over bc I am so...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   12-06-2008, 04:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 985
Posted By m9m9m9
How do you get started when everything is a big...

How do you get started when everything is a big mess? I just finished school and have left housework and bill paying alone for almost 2 months. Needless to say everything is in disaray.

Everytime...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   12-05-2008, 09:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 672
Posted By m9m9m9
I finished my last final ever on Wed.night. NOw...

I finished my last final ever on Wed.night. NOw I have to go back and get the house cleaned! It looks like a bomb went off.
Forum: Working and Student Parents   11-28-2008, 11:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 474
Posted By m9m9m9
I am a single mom and work FT and take one PT...

I am a single mom and work FT and take one PT class each semester and have for the last 4 years. Even that was awful. When I was home, I was worried about doing classwork or worried about my job. I...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   11-22-2008, 09:44 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 16,042
Posted By m9m9m9
Many thanks for the replies regarding class...

Many thanks for the replies regarding class evaluations. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Working and Student Parents   11-19-2008, 12:18 AM
Replies: 370
Views: 16,042
Posted By m9m9m9
I am grad student and have a question....do...

I am grad student and have a question....do those course evaluations we do ever actually reach you as the professor? Do they have any bearing on how you conduct classes in the future? I have always...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   11-17-2008, 09:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 222
Posted By m9m9m9
I do everything from desktop support to system...

I do everything from desktop support to system administration, web work, techincal documentation, and help with techonology procurement. Some days I like my job other days its pretty dull. I am no...
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