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Forum: Education   02-29-2016, 02:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 948
Posted By RStelle
anyone do half public and half homeschool?

My town only has full day kindergarten, and I am not thrilled about the idea of sending my 5 year old away from 7am to 3pm 5 days a week next year. I have been thinking about doing like 50 -50 mix...
Forum: The Childhood Years   02-04-2016, 10:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 395
Posted By RStelle
How much do your kids pick up after themselves?

How much do you expect from a pre-school age kid as far as picking up after themselves? I have an almost 5 year old who right now does pretty much no cleaning up. I want to make a plan and get...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-12-2015, 04:29 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 13,286
Posted By RStelle
Wow, I am really sorry you are going through...

Wow, I am really sorry you are going through this. I wanted to say that I really hope you do not let this slide. I know someone who had a simaler situation. Just a few pushes when her kid was out of...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-09-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,954
Posted By RStelle
Can a 3 month old baby talk? Is that crazy?

So my ds just turned 3 months old a few days ago, and I am SURE he is saying words, but everyone thinks I'm craaaaazy. For 2 weeks he has been saying "Hello", what I always say to him when he wakes...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-05-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 941
Posted By RStelle
3 year old and newborn...AAAAAH

I have a 3 year old and a 1 month old. So far, things have been hard but are getting better, however I am slightly freaking out at the thought of my wife going back to work in 2 weeks. I have no idea...
Forum: Learning at School   05-18-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,329
Posted By RStelle
Thanks for your responses everyone. I was...

Thanks for your responses everyone. I was surprised so many people recommend going the route of private preschool, paying for preschool is definitely not an option for us, especially since we have a...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   04-21-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 612
Posted By RStelle
I am planning on bf a new baby due in 2 1/2...

I am planning on bf a new baby due in 2 1/2 months that my wife is giving birth to, and I'm looking for advice about getting my supply up. I'm bf my biological daughter (she is three) 2 times a day,...
Forum: Queer Parenting   04-21-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 553
Posted By RStelle
I ended up meeting with the preschool teacher...

I ended up meeting with the preschool teacher because she meets with every family before school starts, and she was super nice and talked about different things she would do to make dd feel...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   04-18-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,007
Posted By RStelle
My daughter turned 3 a month ago, and when she...

My daughter turned 3 a month ago, and when she did it was like she turned from a cute, easy going toddler to a crazy, hormonal teenager. She is clearly really having a hard time, and I want to help,...
Forum: Learning at School   04-18-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,329
Posted By RStelle
My 3 year old is going to be starting public...

My 3 year old is going to be starting public preschool in the fall, and I can already tell I am going to be the super annoying parent that's always complaining about everything, which I hate to do....
Forum: Queer Parenting   04-15-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 553
Posted By RStelle
My daughter is going to start (public) preschool...

My daughter is going to start (public) preschool in the fall, and I was annoyed to see that on all the forms they sent for us to fill out, they ask for "Mother's Name" and "Father's Name" to be put...
Forum: Intact Care   04-13-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,248
Posted By RStelle
That is so weird. Why do they even have to take...

That is so weird. Why do they even have to take him into an other room? The ped just came in and did a quick exam, then asked if we wanted to give our baby a bath ourselves. At least you should be...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   04-06-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 182
Posted By RStelle
My opinion? The way the vast majority of the...

My opinion? The way the vast majority of the time kids get the dads name is sexist! Just to even out things a little, you should go with your last name. :) Also, I have a super unusual last name and...
Forum: Parenting   03-31-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,120
Posted By RStelle
My parents gave my sister & I a different last...

My parents gave my sister & I a different last name than either of them, we have my grandmother's last name, from before she got married. It caused lots of confusion to have 3 last names in one...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   03-31-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 970
Posted By RStelle
ok, I really need name advice. So we have two...

ok, I really need name advice. So we have two names that we like right now (we are having a boy).  Baylen, and Aza (we would pronounce it like AY-za). What do people think? My rules for names are...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   03-25-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 737
Posted By RStelle
Wanted to update--4 days ago I weaned dd. We has...

Wanted to update--4 days ago I weaned dd. We has stalled out at nursing 3x a day, which she still LOVED and talked about all the time, but I was just so ready to stop. I just told her that I had...
Forum: Queer Parenting   02-16-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 968
Posted By RStelle
Thanks so much. I feel like I can picture the...

Thanks so much. I feel like I can picture the situation much better now. Also complicating it a bit is that I am in the process of weaning my almost 3 year old, but at the same time trying not to...
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   02-02-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 4
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Views: 191
Posted By RStelle
If I could go back in time I would totally have...

If I could go back in time I would totally have taken that the first time around. It's like I lost 9 months of my life to puke. I'm glad it's helping you out!
Forum: July 2014 Due Date Club   02-02-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 325
Posted By RStelle
We had a name that we really liked for a boy or...

We had a name that we really liked for a boy or girl---Bay. We liked it for over a year, then last week I suddenly realized that that baby's initials would be B.S., and now I think it's a no-go....
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   02-02-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 737
Posted By RStelle
Wanted to add that we also co-sleep, and night...

Wanted to add that we also co-sleep, and night time was the hardest time, but even that was ok. At first every night I would remind her  after she nursed that that was her one for the night and she...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   02-02-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 737
Posted By RStelle
I have started the process of actively trying to...

I have started the process of actively trying to wean DD. She'll be three in about 6 weeks, and I am just sooooooooo ready. Up until about 3 months ago she was nursing probs 12-18 times a day, total...
Forum: Queer Parenting   02-02-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 968
Posted By RStelle
I am breastfeeding my almost three year old, and...

I am breastfeeding my almost three year old, and hoping my wife and I can both breastfeed the baby she is pregnant with, due July 5. Just wondering how the 2 breastfeeding parents thing works with...
Forum: Queer Parenting   02-02-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 10,411
Posted By RStelle
some weird thing happened where it put mu post...

some weird thing happened where it put mu post to another thread here! sorry
Forum: Parenting   12-16-2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,980
Posted By RStelle
I'm glad so many of you are Santa -free, I grew...

I'm glad so many of you are Santa -free, I grew up in a family that didn't do any of that, santa, easter bunny, ect, and I was the only kid in my town who didn't. Now I have met a few other...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   11-09-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,184
Posted By RStelle
Sorry this is kinda an old thread now but I...

Sorry this is kinda an old thread now but I still wanted to respond. When I was 9 my mom signed me up for horseback riding and I wasn't really that excited about it but she seemed to think I would...
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