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Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-20-2007, 08:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 460
Posted By fly-mom
Can she drink out of a cup? My dd liked to 'do...

Can she drink out of a cup? My dd liked to 'do it herself' and really resisted having it 'done to her'.

Other ideas, is there anything really tasty that she likes to drink but only gets rarely? I...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-10-2007, 07:47 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 3,288
Posted By fly-mom
I voted that I would say something to the...

I voted that I would say something to the mother. Then I read all the posts. I would still say something to the mother.

I'm pretty laid back and I don't stress out about safety much at all, but...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-09-2007, 11:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 339
Posted By fly-mom
Awesome! I love finding something playful that...

Awesome! I love finding something playful that works.

One time I brought a tape measure out to dd while she was in the sandbox and I needed to get inside. I knew she wasn't going to want to go...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-09-2007, 02:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,039
Posted By fly-mom
Quote: Originally Posted by Linda on the move...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Linda on the move http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/8588582)
yes -- the other part of that is...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-08-2007, 09:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,039
Posted By fly-mom
Quote: Originally Posted by mamazee...

Quote:
Originally Posted by mamazee http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/8570289)
I'm trying to think of a longer way to say...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-07-2007, 10:23 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,116
Posted By fly-mom
I thought it was funny. Not LOL funny, but CTM...

I thought it was funny. Not LOL funny, but CTM (chuckle to myself) funny. The milk was sour because the guy was eating sour skittles.
Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-07-2007, 12:15 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,039
Posted By fly-mom
Thanks for the responses. I agree that not...

Thanks for the responses.

I agree that not every possible GD choice is going to be effective for every child, you have to go with their temperament and their maturity level.

Part of this...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-06-2007, 08:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,039
Posted By fly-mom
I do GD and it works for my kids so far. In...

I do GD and it works for my kids so far. In talking to people about discipline I sometimes describe what I do and I often get responses like "that wouldn't work for my kid. I have to have some sort...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-03-2007, 10:13 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 675
Posted By fly-mom
Do you have the pictures saved on your computer?...

Do you have the pictures saved on your computer? If you do, you can go back and look at the date that they were uploaded maybe?

They look exactly alike to me! Crazy! I can't tell if the outfit...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-02-2007, 09:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 415
Posted By fly-mom
Good suggestions so far. You might try calling...

Good suggestions so far. You might try calling the company and telling them that their product got broken due to the fact that it was tricky to take it down. They might offer to replace it. It's a...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-01-2007, 11:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 487
Posted By fly-mom
Quote: ...thinks it's absolutely necessary,...

Quote:
...thinks it's absolutely necessary, when I tell him to stop doing something, to do it one more time just to prove he can?
I have a suggestion for this one (it's just an idea, I have no...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-12-2007, 10:46 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 5,880
Posted By fly-mom
You know who I used to detest and now I kind of...

You know who I used to detest and now I kind of like? Tyra Banks! I didn't like her just because she was a supermodel and I thought she was brain dead. I watched her show (the modeling contest) in...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-12-2007, 10:41 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 5,880
Posted By fly-mom
Quote: Originally Posted by joesmom...

Quote:
Originally Posted by joesmom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/8106902)
I am so glad someone else noticed this!!...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-12-2007, 08:49 AM
Replies: 361
Views: 5,880
Posted By fly-mom
My husband just reminded me of another of my...

My husband just reminded me of another of my least favorite actors. Ben Stiller.

To quote Gene Shalat, "Ben Stiller is, inexplicably, in another movie", and that pretty much sums up how I feel...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-11-2007, 07:32 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 5,880
Posted By fly-mom
I dislike a lot of the same people that have...

I dislike a lot of the same people that have already been mentioned, but I have to add another.

Melanie Griffith. I don't know if she's considered a celebrity anymore or not, but I can't stand...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-09-2007, 12:20 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 1,582
Posted By fly-mom
I will not read a post in which you = u, you're,...

I will not read a post in which you = u, you're, your = ur, etc... I just can not do it. It freezes my mind or something. I don't mind if people do it; do what you want. I just won't read it!
...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-28-2007, 10:21 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 918
Posted By fly-mom
Oh, I think it's this. Say there's a thread...

Oh, I think it's this. Say there's a thread called "Why is everyone but me a moron?". Then if the thread got shut there would be another thread named "The 'Why is everyone but me a moron?' thread...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-28-2007, 09:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 331
Posted By fly-mom
I could drink my own. I mean it is physically...

I could drink my own. I mean it is physically possible.

Anyway, I love the internet. Is there any question that you can't find something about?
...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-28-2007, 07:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 331
Posted By fly-mom
The milk you drank wouldn't really hydrate you...

The milk you drank wouldn't really hydrate you because it would be water that was coming from your own body. And yeah, you'd be losing additional through sweat and urine. I seem to remember that you...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-28-2007, 05:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 331
Posted By fly-mom
I'd guess about as long as it would take you to...

I'd guess about as long as it would take you to sget dehydrated, maybe less, because you would be expending energy to make milk.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-26-2007, 12:46 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 701
Posted By fly-mom
Quote: i before e except after c!!!! It's the...

Quote:
i before e except after c!!!! It's the only spelling rule I remember even though I'm a great speller
Weird!

-Leigh

(I always get it wrong. I think it has something to do with the way...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   04-23-2007, 03:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,498
Posted By fly-mom
There is some sort of compulsive fascination...

There is some sort of compulsive fascination with cutting things for her right now. I found her some scraps to cut and, although she was upset that they weren't bigger she happily cut away for an...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-23-2007, 08:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 150
Posted By fly-mom
I only clicked yes for aliens. And I don't...

I only clicked yes for aliens. And I don't really believe in aliens, I just think it's possible that there might be other life out in the humongous universe. I would be extremely shocked and...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-21-2007, 09:13 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 2,157
Posted By fly-mom
I have a Ph.D. and nobody calls me Dr. I'd think...

I have a Ph.D. and nobody calls me Dr. I'd think it was really cool if they did. I worked darn hard for my degree. I do giggle if I get a mail addressed to Dr. Fly-mom. When I was in school I called...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   04-21-2007, 07:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,498
Posted By fly-mom
Okay , sounds good. Thanks. She has been...

Okay , sounds good. Thanks.

She has been using scissors for over a year now, sometimes unsupervised, and never had any problem knowing what to cut and what not to cut. She will usually ask me if...
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