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Forum: The Childhood Years   10-10-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 260
Posted By DutchAnna
Lol! Me and the kids will actually be away for a...

Lol! Me and the kids will actually be away for a couple week while DH does it. Any celebration would be happening when most discomfort is hopefully gone ;)
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-10-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 260
Posted By DutchAnna
Vasectomy celebration?

Not sure where to post this, but thinking most couples who choose to do a vasectomy have older children. My DH is going in next month. To get the procedure done. He help of for my sake for a long...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-01-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 551
Posted By DutchAnna
How are babies made?

So my son (5) is been asking me a lot of questions lately of how babies come out of the female parts, I have told him and even let him watch some beautiful birth videos. He has known for a long time...
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-11-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 425
Posted By DutchAnna
Yes absolutely right, that's why it's difficult...

Yes absolutely right, that's why it's difficult when you have friends/ neighbors who seem not to be ok with it, but let their kids get away with it. For me it was inappropriate and that was I made a...
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-10-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 425
Posted By DutchAnna
Thanks for everyone's reply. And yes there...

Thanks for everyone's reply.

And yes there has been some issues with our neighbor, me discribing him was a tiny background info on why I think this type of play wasn't as great with this friend....
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-02-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,698
Posted By DutchAnna
My son at the age of 4 was hart broken to find...

My son at the age of 4 was hart broken to find out that he could never get pregnant! Now he accepted that it's just the way our bodies work and we can't change that he never talks about it anymore....
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-02-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 425
Posted By DutchAnna
Until now my 5y had little exposure to gun play,...

Until now my 5y had little exposure to gun play, super heroes and the kind. He did play chasing giants away, got interested in jails ( we live close to one) rescue things and the usual boy stuff....
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   04-18-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 935
Posted By DutchAnna
Update.... So things seem to be a little better...

Update.... So things seem to be a little better around here, still far from perfect, but improving. One thing that I think helped a lot was when I hit rock bottom and had an emotional talk with DH...
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-07-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 324
Posted By DutchAnna
Pieces of wood with hamer, nails and what ever...

Pieces of wood with hamer, nails and what ever you could trust home with, might work better outside though. My DS still plays setting up elaborate sence with lots of big wooden blocks, people, cars,...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   03-18-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 935
Posted By DutchAnna
Thanks for your response, I wasn't contemplating...

Thanks for your response, I wasn't contemplating going back to work over it, we made a very conscious choice to have a SAHP for the early years. Just finding it harder that there seems to be getting...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   03-17-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 935
Posted By DutchAnna
I'm a SAHM and together for over 12 years with...

I'm a SAHM and together for over 12 years with my DH. Recently I've been feeling something that I didn't expect to ever feel. Not quite as bad as thinking my marriage is falling apart, but I do feel...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-24-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 450
Posted By DutchAnna
Thank you for your reply, you make it sound so...

Thank you for your reply, you make it sound so natural! I guess one thing that makes it harder for us is that our closes family is 8 hours away. We do have some support from friends, but most of...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-23-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 450
Posted By DutchAnna
I have a 5 and 11 month old, 5 year old is part...

I have a 5 and 11 month old, 5 year old is part time JK right now. I'm still on the fence with homeschooling. I really want to, but don't know if it would be for us. First of DH isn't trilled about...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-23-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 401
Posted By DutchAnna
This is also something I struggle with my DS and...

This is also something I struggle with my DS and DD are 4 years apart. I would feel that homeschooling activities would always have some change of who is attending rather then getting together with...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-18-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 451
Posted By DutchAnna
I'm in Ontario, Canada. I haven't found much...

I'm in Ontario, Canada. I haven't found much info yet as what the policies are with attendance. And didn't really want to talk to the school yet as I'm sure they already think I'm a high need paren...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-17-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 451
Posted By DutchAnna
I was wondering if anyone has pulled their kids...

I was wondering if anyone has pulled their kids out of regular school because the went traveling. My kids just started school, but we know will be traveling every other year for a couple of weeks...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-22-2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 357
Posted By DutchAnna
A year ago would never imagine yelling to my...

A year ago would never imagine yelling to my child or holding him just a little to tight. Now he has pushes button I didn't know I had. My DS is almost 5 and yes there has been a lot of changes in...
Forum: Canada   10-14-2012, 08:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 340
Posted By DutchAnna
My family (DH, DS, DD due in Dec and me) found...

My family (DH, DS, DD due in Dec and me) found ourself in a rare oppertunity to "start over". The company DH is working for is closing down and with his upcoming paternity leave and severance pay we...
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