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Forum: The Childhood Years   09-10-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 838
Posted By mommy68
It sounds like anxiety to me too and from what...

It sounds like anxiety to me too and from what I've seen (and I'm no expert) it rarely happens with an only child because they get all of your un-divided attention 24/7, but it usually happens with...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-10-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,636
Posted By mommy68
All three of my children are 7 years apart in age...

All three of my children are 7 years apart in age so I have no idea what it's like to have children close together in age (thank goodness!) but both of my sisters had their children extremely close...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-10-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 14,779
Posted By mommy68
All kids grow differently and it doesn't mean...

All kids grow differently and it doesn't mean they will be either tall or short when they are adult sized because it's too early to tell at the age of 4.

My daughter is almost 5 in a few weeks...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-10-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,254
Posted By mommy68
Hanna Andersson .I've been buying their clothing...

Hanna Andersson .I've been buying their clothing for years!

I realize it's probably already been said but I don't want to scroll back through all the responses.
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-10-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,338
Posted By mommy68
My oldest daughter, now age 12, wet the bed...

My oldest daughter, now age 12, wet the bed several nights a week still up until the age of 9. She wore those big kid briefs at night. She suddenly stopped at age 9, right before turning 10 that...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-10-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,164
Posted By mommy68
Both of my daughters have been overly hyper since...

Both of my daughters have been overly hyper since birth, my 12 yr old moreso than my 4 yr old but my 19 yr old son has always been the calm, sweet one. I can feed him a whole pot of strong coffee or...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-10-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,919
Posted By mommy68
ZERO I want to see my children at some point...

ZERO

I want to see my children at some point during every day of the week. Throughout the years I have either home schooled or chosen private school but my children will not do anything that keeps...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-10-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 491
Posted By mommy68
When I was pregnant with my now 12 yr old...

When I was pregnant with my now 12 yr old daughter I had someone shoot through my diningroom window and the bullet passed by me, about 12 inches away from my pregnant body to be exact and got lodged...
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-10-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 902
Posted By mommy68
I think all relationships are different so it...

I think all relationships are different so it would be hard to compare one to another. I am sorry you are going through this :( :( I went through the toughest times with my ex-husband (yes, ex) when...
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-10-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,591
Posted By mommy68
It depends on the child and their personality but...

It depends on the child and their personality but it can get easier as they get older actually because they can be distracted with toys, DVDs and art/activities. Plus, it's easier to get a part-time...
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-10-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,591
Posted By mommy68
I have worked from home over the years and...

I have worked from home over the years and managed to home school and care for babies with older children in the home all the while. I think it can definitely be done but you do need a good plan....
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   09-10-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 498
Posted By mommy68
ditto this! all three of my children co-slept and...

ditto this! all three of my children co-slept and did it beyond the age of 4 :)
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   09-10-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 863
Posted By mommy68
My son is 19 now and he co-slept until he was 6.5...

My son is 19 now and he co-slept until he was 6.5 years old and I was pregnant with #2 (http://www.mothering.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=2) at the time and he just naturally went...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   09-10-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 465
Posted By mommy68
I guess I don't understand your concerns. I...

I guess I don't understand your concerns. I didn't just co-sleep because of breastfeeding because my children all have co-slept well beyond the breastfeeding years with me. My oldest two children...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   09-10-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 384
Posted By mommy68
All three of my children co-slept in the early...

All three of my children co-slept in the early years and my youngest still does and she will be 5 at the end of those month and I have no plans to get her out of my bed. :) I usually go to sleep at...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-10-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 420
Posted By mommy68
Well the way I see it is that your daughter is...

Well the way I see it is that your daughter is still a child, she really is at that age where she will go on whatever she hears someone else around her telling her. So if she had gone on to a public...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-10-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 595
Posted By mommy68
I would have been too stressed out to do...

I would have been too stressed out to do something like this when I was home schooling my oldest two. I home schooled in order to get away from doing things like others do it or schooling along with...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   09-10-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 13,056
Posted By mommy68
I hit enter too soon. I've found that it's better...

I hit enter too soon. I've found that it's better for my daughter to have kids over to our house for sleepovers. That way I know she's safe. I just don't trust people. The one person she slept over...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   09-10-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 13,056
Posted By mommy68
I see nothing wrong with these questions if you...

I see nothing wrong with these questions if you want to ask them. You have every right to ask anything you want. You are just a concerned parent.

My middle child is 12 and I have not allowed her...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   09-10-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 561
Posted By mommy68
My daughter is 12 and has had Facebook for a...

My daughter is 12 and has had Facebook for a couple of years and rarely uses it. I don't remember the last time she used it. She's more in to Instagram and You Now and I have had to recently ban her...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   09-10-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 9,114
Posted By mommy68
But it is YOUR house and you do not have to allow...

But it is YOUR house and you do not have to allow children to have sex in your home, especially when they are in charge of a younger child at the same time. If they are going to BE adults and have...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   09-10-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 9,114
Posted By mommy68
I would talk to him about not having his...

I would talk to him about not having his girlfriend over while he is in charge of your younger child. Imagine if your daughter had been the one to walk in on your son and his GF having sex instead...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   09-10-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 790
Posted By mommy68
Just noticed this thread is 10 years old! Wow,...

Just noticed this thread is 10 years old! Wow, these children are in their 20's now. LOL! I'm glad I noticed and didn't take time to respond.
Forum: Potty Learning   09-10-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 89
Posted By mommy68
4 yr old won't go

Never mind. I can't close this thread so I removed it. After almost 30 views in less than an hour I figured no one is going to respond anyway. ;)
Forum: Single Parenting   11-05-2013, 03:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 461
Posted By mommy68
I haven't dealt with the same thing as you have....

I haven't dealt with the same thing as you have. But I have had my ex-husband be really hands off after his girlfriend moved out and left him. When she was there with him he let the youngest 2 come...
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