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Forum: The Childhood Years   04-27-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 879
Posted By Momily
We had season passes to six flags for a few...

We had season passes to six flags for a few years.
 
I get super motion sick so I was pretty motivated to have my kid ride without me.
 
From about 7, I would let my kid ride a ride with a...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   04-06-2013, 06:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,435
Posted By Momily
I'm a big believer in gentle discipline, but I...

I'm a big believer in gentle discipline, but I think if you want results you need to start early.  To be clear, I'm not talking about beating your baby, but giving them little cues that let them...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-10-2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,340
Posted By Momily
I never said it did, I said avoiding my kid...

I never said it did, I said avoiding my kid saying No wasn't a goal for me. 
 
Saying to your child "No, don't stick your finger in the outlet, come play with your teddy bear instead", also...
Forum: Waldorf   07-09-2012, 09:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 315
Posted By Momily
Just to clarify the Anglican churches, including...

Just to clarify the Anglican churches, including the Episcopal church which is American version, are as Protestant as any other denomination. 
 
In the DC area, Christian Family Montessori, and...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-09-2012, 06:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,340
Posted By Momily
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by mamazee http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1357105/disciplining-a-baby-seriously#post_17039655)

Well with...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-09-2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 848
Posted By Momily
You aren't overreacting.  He either never sees...

You aren't overreacting.  He either never sees your son again, or if that's really impossible, he never sees him without you right there. 
Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-09-2012, 01:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,340
Posted By Momily
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by mamazee http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1357105/disciplining-a-baby-seriously#post_17039439)

My only...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-09-2012, 01:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,340
Posted By Momily
I think there are some really scary people out...

I think there are some really scary people out there who believe that babies are inherently sinful and need to be "punished", or that all kids are trying to grab control and you need to show them...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-08-2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 8,751
Posted By Momily
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Luckiestgirl http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1357321/threats-with-knives-wwyd/100#post_17038320)

Just...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   07-07-2012, 07:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 904
Posted By Momily
While I agree 100% that the things people are...

While I agree 100% that the things people are suggesting are sorely needed, I think the thing that is most desperately needed in so many communities is services for adults with disabilities,...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-07-2012, 07:35 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 8,751
Posted By Momily
Storm Bride,   I can hear your pain and your...

Storm Bride,
 
I can hear your pain and your fear coming through you posts, and my heart breaks for you.  At the same time, though, you need to understand that children's safety comes first.  Your...
Forum: Family Safety   05-15-2012, 12:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 479
Posted By Momily
Do all of your children have such complicated...

Do all of your children have such complicated medical histories that they need that?

To me the $20 a year to know that they'd have access to my child's medical records wherever he was (at the...
Forum: Family Safety   05-14-2012, 08:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 479
Posted By Momily
I'm not sure I understand the benefits of this...

I'm not sure I understand the benefits of this kind of wrap when you can get a medic alert bracelet that is with them all the time, includes all the same information, and won't get separated from...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   03-18-2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,030
Posted By Momily
I think there's a middle ground between ignoring...

I think there's a middle ground between ignoring and hugging and cuddling. 
 
I think you can sit quietly with a child and let them know you love them, and you aren't going there, and you'll be...
Forum: Family Safety   06-12-2011, 08:41 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,532
Posted By Momily
Not infant seats, at least not where I am.   ...

Not infant seats, at least not where I am.
 
Ambulances here have seats that are attached to the wall.  They are facing backwards, but completely upright, and they're for kids who can sit on their...
Forum: Parenting   06-12-2011, 07:52 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,361
Posted By Momily
To me reasonably wealthy in the US means you can...

To me reasonably wealthy in the US means you can meet all your family's basic needs (e.g. your kids eat healthy food, they go to school, they have a roof over their head, they have health insurance...
Forum: Parenting   06-07-2011, 10:34 PM
Replies: 791
Views: 22,556
Posted By Momily
   Surely we can all agree that having a...



 
Surely we can all agree that having a parent at home during infancy, toddlerhood, and the early years of childhood is much better for the child.
 




No, I don't agree with this...
Forum: Learning at School   06-05-2011, 01:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,458
Posted By Momily
North Country School in NY state has a great...

North Country School in NY state has a great reputation, but doesn't start until grade 4.  I found one school that starts at 3rd.http://www.jbsa.org/bementnew2.htm   They have younger grades, but...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   05-30-2011, 09:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,978
Posted By Momily
Is it really normal for a child's penis to...

Is it really normal for a child's penis to become swollen and inflamed with discharge, multiple times in the first 4 years of life?  I fail to see how that is "no symptoms".  I don't think that's...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   05-30-2011, 08:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 978
Posted By Momily
I provide services in people's homes, and for...

I provide services in people's homes, and for the most part I am not offered and do not expect anything.  I work in the city, and sometimes if it's ridiculously hot and I've walked a couple blocks...
Forum: Learning at School   05-30-2011, 08:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,574
Posted By Momily
Thank you so much for deleting it.  Howeve, I no...

Thank you so much for deleting it.  Howeve, I no longer have it to repost. 
 
 
Forum: Family Safety   05-30-2011, 08:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 395
Posted By Momily
   Quote:Originally Posted by...


 
Quote:Originally Posted by leighi123 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1315178/what-carseat#post_16473030)

What about...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   05-29-2011, 03:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,472
Posted By Momily
   Quote:Originally Posted by...



 
Quote:Originally Posted by Super~Single~Mama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Learning at School   05-29-2011, 03:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,574
Posted By Momily
My comments were made in a context.  To take...

My comments were made in a context.  To take them out of that context, and write a reply, that I can't reply to equally (leaving a comment isn't the same as having your response in the blog) is...
Forum: Family Safety   05-29-2011, 03:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 395
Posted By Momily
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by leighi123 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1315178/what-carseat#post_16472934)

You are...
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