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Forum: Personal Growth   Yesterday, 06:55 PM
Replies: 1,192
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Posted By lauren
I think you are in the right place, but people...

I think you are in the right place, but people come and go from this thread. Wishing you peace for your pain. It sounds very difficult. :(
Forum: Preteens and Teens   08-17-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,858
Posted By lauren
Because I think that crosses a line. Somewhere in...

Because I think that crosses a line. Somewhere in your mind you must have known what 'might' be going on behind a closed door with loud music with 2 seventeen year olds in the room. And what you...
Forum: Learning at School   08-17-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,740
Posted By lauren
But now, in our district, they are going to get...

But now, in our district, they are going to get whatever parents think they need and works best. We will see how it goes!
Forum: Preteens and Teens   08-16-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,858
Posted By lauren
So did you open a closed door into his room????

So did you open a closed door into his room????
Forum: Preteens and Teens   08-16-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,858
Posted By lauren
THere are other questions: when, where, when mom...

THere are other questions: when, where, when mom is home? Does the OP want them to be having sex in the bedroom while she's there? While she's there and the little sister is there? Out in the open...
Forum: Child & Teen Health   08-15-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 189
Posted By lauren
Sorry your post got missed. How did the...

Sorry your post got missed. How did the appointment go? I think sometimes these things can happen from not cleaning or bathing often enough (common problem for growing young girls); kind of like a...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   08-15-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 376
Posted By lauren
Getting some family therapy for the two of you...

Getting some family therapy for the two of you might be very useful and healing. It sounds as though your relationship got off to a very bumpy start at birth. You have a lot of strong feelings about...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   08-15-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,858
Posted By lauren
I think it is fair to place limits on whether you...

I think it is fair to place limits on whether you want them to be having sex in your home when babysitting is supposed to be going on. The two issues are somewhat separate. Set some ground rules...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-15-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 636
Posted By lauren
I second the suggestion for Kazdin. For some...

I second the suggestion for Kazdin. For some reason copying and Pasting links isn't working for me today, but here is the title of the book:

THe Kazdin Method for Parenting the Defiant Child\
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Forum: The Childhood Years   08-15-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 357
Posted By lauren
I guess I am a little curious whether he has...

I guess I am a little curious whether he has anything going on with processing or fine motor skills that is getting in the way. Sometimes something that has nothing to do with intelligence but is a...
Forum: Learning at School   08-12-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,740
Posted By lauren
I do know some of the teachers personally, and...

I do know some of the teachers personally, and some come to PTO. They honestly just don't know where the supplies are going to come from for some kids, even though they may 'get it' and think it...
Forum: Learning at School   08-11-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,740
Posted By lauren
Wow, Linda I read that Gawker article. That is...

Wow, Linda I read that Gawker article. That is just crazy! Our district has never been like that luckily. We've just had the more run of the mill supply lists. i would say I've historically spent...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   08-11-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 267
Posted By lauren
Keep us posted on how things go!!!! Best of luck...

Keep us posted on how things go!!!! Best of luck to you.
Forum: Learning at School   08-11-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,740
Posted By lauren
Mooninmama, all perspectives are welcome, so do...

Mooninmama, all perspectives are welcome, so do let's all be respectful and be kind with our words! I, the OP, am finding this discussion to be very helpful, even though I have to keep dashing off...
Forum: Learning at School   08-10-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,740
Posted By lauren
I should also add that in this state there have...

I should also add that in this state there have already been lawsuits and then laws passed, that try to equalize funding across the state. "Rich" towns basically already have to subsidize "poor"...
Forum: Learning at School   08-10-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,740
Posted By lauren
Well "class trips" stopped a while ago. My older...

Well "class trips" stopped a while ago. My older children went on way more of them when they were in elementary school. Things that we had to pay for, such as a theme park, a science museum, etc. My...
Forum: Learning at School   08-10-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,740
Posted By lauren
No more school supply lists...

In our district, lawyers have determined that schools/teachers can no longer ask parents to purchase school supplies at the beginning of the year. Nor can teachers ask for funds for field trips etc....
Forum: Working and Student Parents   08-10-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 83
Posted By lauren
Well congratulations for making it this far! It...

Well congratulations for making it this far! It must be nice to know that the hardest part is behind you?
Forum: Working and Student Parents   08-10-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 267
Posted By lauren
I am not either of these, but I have friends who...

I am not either of these, but I have friends who are. Seems like one drawback of labor and delivery nurse is that newer nurses tend to be put on the night shifts for awhile until they build...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   08-02-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 430
Posted By lauren
THe only way I ever came half close to getting...

THe only way I ever came half close to getting things done was through using the Flylady system (you can google it). Focuses on getting little jobs done, keeping routines, taking care of yourself...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-16-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 469
Posted By lauren
I wanted to add that he sounds like a wonderful...

I wanted to add that he sounds like a wonderful kid! Your description of him as so caring for others feelings, so inquisitive about nature, just makes him sound fabulous. I have no doubt that he is...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-15-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 469
Posted By lauren
Many boys who choose play in traditionally girl...

Many boys who choose play in traditionally girl themed ways (dress ups, etc.) are not transgender and simply move on as they are ready. He may never fit any traditional stereotype. It may help to...
Forum: Waldorf   07-15-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 408
Posted By lauren
I wanted to just acknowledge your post as...

I wanted to just acknowledge your post as moderator, though I am not a Waldorf expert. This is a difficult situation. I am sure someone with more knowledge of Waldorf teachings will be along shortly...
Forum: Child & Teen Health   07-05-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 205
Posted By lauren
It's been a while since I dealt with this, but I...

It's been a while since I dealt with this, but I can say that a very holistically oriented physician who was also a home birth midwife who was seeing my son for check ups, took this situation very...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-05-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 684
Posted By lauren
Tadamsmar has great suggestions. The only thing I...

Tadamsmar has great suggestions. The only thing I would add is to take a hard look at how/why she triggers you. Many of the things described may have turned out differently if you had shifted your...
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