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Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   01-02-2007, 08:30 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,385
Posted By Squirrelly
I think that's healthy--to let your husband air...

I think that's healthy--to let your husband air anything he may feel.

Also, I realize that having my dogs sleep with me is hypocritical. I've also had my nephews sleep in my bed with me, although...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   01-02-2007, 11:52 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,385
Posted By Squirrelly
I sent this thread to two of the couples I...

I sent this thread to two of the couples I talked about. All of your comments have been so insightful--I have to admit that I didn't see all the angles of this issue, and I feel a bit more educated!...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   01-02-2007, 03:09 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,385
Posted By Squirrelly
Yikes!! I never intended for this to be...

Yikes!!

I never intended for this to be so...um...zesty, and for that, I'm sorry. I just wish both mothers and fathers would be equal partners in raising a kid, but I doubt that will ever happen....
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   01-02-2007, 02:55 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,385
Posted By Squirrelly
Some of my husband's friends have talked to...

Some of my husband's friends have talked to their wives about this, and were yelled at--one had to stay at our house for a few days. I had no idea that this would be such a huge issue, but wow! It's...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   01-02-2007, 02:15 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,385
Posted By Squirrelly
There are fathers out there who probably love...

There are fathers out there who probably love co-sleeping. That's really great! I wish all men felt that way. I'm just saying that there are some fathers who are afraid to say what they think, and...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   01-02-2007, 01:13 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,385
Posted By Squirrelly
Babies are entirely dependent on their...

Babies are entirely dependent on their parents--that's not even an issue. But why do some mothers marginalize their husbands, when they are only trying to do what they're told? Yes, a baby needs his...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   01-02-2007, 12:07 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,385
Posted By Squirrelly
Hi, all-- I'm writing this out of concern...

Hi, all--

I'm writing this out of concern for some friends. My husband and I are friends with three couples who have had babies within the last five months. All the wives wanted to, and thusly...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-30-2006, 02:08 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,797
Posted By Squirrelly
This topic hits close to home for me. I was...

This topic hits close to home for me. I was never allowed to trick-or-treat growing up, because my mother thought Halloween was evil. And she thought we were allergic to sugar, among other things....
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-28-2006, 08:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 309
Posted By Squirrelly
Thanks for the replies--you've all made...

Thanks for the replies--you've all made excellent comments!

Another thing she does--and this may be normal, I don't know--but she's always holding her son, and he sometimes will cry or scream to...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-28-2006, 04:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 309
Posted By Squirrelly
Hi, all-- I've lurked here a bit and have...

Hi, all--

I've lurked here a bit and have posted a couple of times. Here is my current question to you all:

I have an older sis, whose boy is two. He is a very cute and endearing boy, and I...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   04-23-2005, 07:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 283
Posted By Squirrelly
Oh, Mommyofshmoo, I'm so sorry, but that whole...

Oh, Mommyofshmoo, I'm so sorry, but that whole Scooby Doo/ Daphne/ World's Most Beautiful Fairy thing had me giggling. Some people get so bent out of shape for really weird reasons!...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   04-23-2005, 03:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 283
Posted By Squirrelly
Sorry for this late reply! I've been a bit busy...

Sorry for this late reply! I've been a bit busy lately.

You've all made me feel a TON better--thank you so much! I'm no longer worried about the situation--that's how good you've all made me...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   04-19-2005, 08:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 283
Posted By Squirrelly
Thanks so much! I wish I could remember what...

Thanks so much! I wish I could remember what kind of spider this was--it was just HUGE!!! I've never seen anything here in the U.S. that would even begin to compare to the horror of that beast!
...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   04-18-2005, 10:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 283
Posted By Squirrelly
Okie doke--I realize this will sound weird, but...

Okie doke--I realize this will sound weird, but here goes--

Last year, I was in Canada with my DH, my sis and her two boys. Although much time has passed, I'm still wondering about this.
...
Forum: Parenting   04-18-2005, 07:23 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,315
Posted By Squirrelly
I totally agree with you! I love kids as much...

I totally agree with you!
I love kids as much as the next person, but kids are not miniature adults. They do not necessarily want to be at an adult function. In fact, at almost every wedding I've...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   04-04-2005, 03:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 385
Posted By Squirrelly
All of your responses have been really helpful....

All of your responses have been really helpful. Thank you again! I really appreciate the support and the kindness here. I don't have children of my own yet, but I'd like to be able to handle my...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   04-03-2005, 08:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 385
Posted By Squirrelly
Thank you so much for all of your responses! ...

Thank you so much for all of your responses!

I have made it clear that if their kids so much as touch my dog, they must leave. But, amazingly, they insist that their "angels" are just fine, and...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   04-02-2005, 09:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 385
Posted By Squirrelly
Hi, all-- I have a sister who epouses the...

Hi, all--

I have a sister who epouses the gentle discipline way. For the most part, I understand it, and I encourage her to do what she feels is right as far as raising her little boy goes. I...
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