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Forum: The Childhood Years   12-12-2011, 12:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,787
Posted By spirit4ever
Do you have my 3 year old dd??? I have 3 kids,...

Do you have my 3 year old dd??? I have 3 kids, two boys 7 & 9, and my daughter who is 3. My second son was a tornado as well, and yes I did do time outs, I think I call them cooling down time outs!!...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-19-2011, 11:07 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 110
Posted By spirit4ever
My 9 yo and 7 yo ds's share a room in the...

My 9 yo and 7 yo ds's share a room in the basement..
and getting them ready for bed isn't sooo bad.. it's their talking and playing that drives me crazy.
Also, my 7 yo ds clearly needs more sleep...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-12-2011, 10:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,435
Posted By spirit4ever
I'm excited too!! my dh doesn't understand why!!...

I'm excited too!! my dh doesn't understand why!! I lucked out, she's giving a seminar for the parents part of my daycare seminars that I'm attending!
 
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-12-2011, 10:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,435
Posted By spirit4ever
I'm already about 1/3rd of the way through Kids...

I'm already about 1/3rd of the way through Kids Are Worth It,  I'm going to see barbara coloroso in Feb, i don't want to stop, so I'll lurk until you start Kids Are Worth It!!!!
 
I have 3 kids,...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   08-20-2010, 04:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 928
Posted By spirit4ever
I can't remember exactly how it happened, a few...

I can't remember exactly how it happened, a few months ago I said that there was no more num nums until the morning, and often she nurses to get sleepy but not totally asleep. I'm pretty strict...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   08-16-2010, 10:11 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,253
Posted By spirit4ever
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Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-22-2010, 03:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 491
Posted By spirit4ever
Quote: Originally Posted by verde...

Quote:
Originally Posted by verde http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15650051)
Honestly, I think getting a new sibling is...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-19-2010, 02:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 966
Posted By spirit4ever
I have one clinically diangnosed anxious son...

I have one clinically diangnosed anxious son who's 8....

he has some severe fears but none that have to do with monsters and the dark!


I have a 5 1/2 ds, who is not an anxious boy, but has a...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-19-2010, 01:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,222
Posted By spirit4ever
Ds1 who's 8 has always been a just undies guy! ...

Ds1 who's 8 has always been a just undies guy!
Ds2 is 5 1/2 and also was a full time nudist until he was about 4 1/2
dd is 2 and is naked all the time, and it's HE.L.L. trying to get out of the...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-19-2010, 01:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 794
Posted By spirit4ever
I run a home daycare, I have a non negotiable...

I run a home daycare, I have a non negotiable nap/quiet time. I also have 3 kids and have had to deal with the 9-10 bedtime. It's just the way the cookie crumbles!!!!

I have parents who complain...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-13-2010, 11:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 768
Posted By spirit4ever
I just came back from camping, my dd started out...

I just came back from camping, my dd started out on her own air mattress in her own sleeping bag, halfway through the night she joined me on my twin sized air mattress and we snuggled together and...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-13-2010, 10:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 357
Posted By spirit4ever
Wow, I could've written your post! My 5 year old...

Wow, I could've written your post! My 5 year old has a mouth too!! I don't know where it originates from! My 8 year old would neverdream of saying the things the 5 year old says! I run a home...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-13-2010, 10:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 584
Posted By spirit4ever
My 5 1/2 year old still naps if I'd let him ( I...

My 5 1/2 year old still naps if I'd let him ( I try not to, when he naps he actually gets less overall sleep cause he can't fall asleep at night) but if I let him he'd still nap every other day!!!
...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-10-2010, 09:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,031
Posted By spirit4ever
I've camped with all 3 kids starting at 6...

I've camped with all 3 kids starting at 6 months!

Last summer dd was just 12 months when we went camping, she absolutely loved it!

We just got bac from camping and dd is almost 2, again, she...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-10-2010, 09:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 381
Posted By spirit4ever
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Forum: The Childhood Years   07-10-2010, 09:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,436
Posted By spirit4ever
One of my friends just used the 'sucy' fairy on...

One of my friends just used the 'sucy' fairy on her 3 1/2 year old, it worked well. He was slightly upset the first full day he went without it but now he's fine!
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-08-2010, 11:06 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,585
Posted By spirit4ever
Today - because I took her off the toilet,...

Today

- because I took her off the toilet, after she had been sitting there for 20min, had already peed and I was about to pee my pants!

- when we had to put sunscreen on before heading to the...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-24-2010, 10:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,459
Posted By spirit4ever
Quote: Originally Posted by luv-my-boys...

Quote:
Originally Posted by luv-my-boys http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15552872)
gerber makes *potty training* unders that...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-19-2010, 05:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,896
Posted By spirit4ever
Quote: Originally Posted by To-Fu...

Quote:
Originally Posted by To-Fu http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15517525)
Don't be too hard on yourself! Parenting little...
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-16-2010, 01:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,114
Posted By spirit4ever
My 5 and almost 2 year old can come and find us....

My 5 and almost 2 year old can come and find us. My 8 year old still calls for us!!
Forum: Women's Health   06-16-2010, 10:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 217
Posted By spirit4ever
I give my children infant or children's advil,...

I give my children infant or children's advil, it's the only thing that seems to really help them.

Other than that, loose cotton clothing, as long as they seem to be doing fine I just let them...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-15-2010, 09:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By spirit4ever
Lol, thanks for the ideas!! Sometimes I just get...

Lol, thanks for the ideas!! Sometimes I just get 'stuck' in a blocked mindset!!
And yes it's a campsite, not wilderness camping!!
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-15-2010, 04:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By spirit4ever
Hi, dd almost 2 (next month) is potty...

Hi,

dd almost 2 (next month) is potty training, and is diaper free during the day, but still has occasional accidents. I don't want to put her in diapers while we go camping (in a few weeks) but...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-15-2010, 03:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,508
Posted By spirit4ever
My ds2 was day trained by 26 months. Dd is...

My ds2 was day trained by 26 months.

Dd is now 23 months old and we've been working on potting training since she was 19 months, she was doing really well then regressed so I had put her back in...
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-14-2010, 09:25 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,128
Posted By spirit4ever
Quote: Originally Posted by praisehimau...

Quote:
Originally Posted by praisehimau http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15515130)
I expect a clean room. I encourage pickup...
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