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Forum: Preteens and Teens   07-07-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,061
Posted By KimPossible129
Yeah, you're missing something. She would take it...

Yeah, you're missing something. She would take it as, I don't want her there. That I don't want to be with her. If it were dinner and drinks with just the adults, I would tell her "no I don't want...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   07-07-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,061
Posted By KimPossible129
To address a few things- we spend WAY too much...

To address a few things- we spend WAY too much time together, without a doubt. I am Home ALL summer. We will be at camp for a week (I will be working, she will be the equivelant of a CIT for her...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   07-07-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,061
Posted By KimPossible129
Therapy- she (therapist) sees the whole thing as...

Therapy- she (therapist) sees the whole thing as a real concern. She said her thoughts are irrational (about what prevents her from making decisions). I like her a lot. My dd is talking to her and...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   07-07-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,061
Posted By KimPossible129
I've been off line for a few days, so there's a...

I've been off line for a few days, so there's a lot to catch up on here. I am happy (yet a bit overwhelmed) to see all of the responses and suggestions. It's been a rough few days. We did an...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   07-01-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,061
Posted By KimPossible129
"Me time" and psychiatrist stress

Is it selfish of me that I feel like I don have any "me time"? I am the mother of one child- a teen-ager. We went to the beach the other day, with my best friend and her younger kids. At first she...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   07-01-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,061
Posted By KimPossible129
This is how we started out. I didn't want to take...

This is how we started out. I didn't want to take her away from her father, and for many years, she seemed to enjoy going over there. I remember my mom saying "at some point, she will want to spend...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   06-30-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,061
Posted By KimPossible129
I was speaking in general terms, not specifically...

I was speaking in general terms, not specifically to our situation. The jury is still out on whether or not their was actual abuse going in in her fathers house. If there was, that could take years...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   06-30-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,061
Posted By KimPossible129
Wow, this was our life about 4 years ago. The...

Wow, this was our life about 4 years ago. The only difference, from what I can tell here, is that my ex was not a co-parent whatsoever. I wouldn't have had the opportunity to talk her out of an...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   06-30-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,061
Posted By KimPossible129
I agree completely about the emotional aspect. ...

I agree completely about the emotional aspect. It is a balancing act. I know when I am matter of fact about it, it upsets her. But when I show any sort of emotion, it upsets her too. I go back and...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   06-30-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,042
Posted By KimPossible129
Lol, I didn't mean to burst your bubble!! I...

Lol, I didn't mean to burst your bubble!! I suppose the grass is always greener!! I guess when you're "down to two kids" it might be easier. I never thought of the logistics of rooms and such. We...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   06-26-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 541
Posted By KimPossible129
Hi blessed, I'm fairy new here with posting, so...

Hi blessed, I'm fairy new here with posting, so please forgive me if I say something that isn't part of the culture here. I'll start by saying I am not a vegetarian, but in my old age (of 40,lol)...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   06-26-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,061
Posted By KimPossible129
Thank you for your helpful responses. I really...

Thank you for your helpful responses. I really appreciate it. She is in therapy for a few weeks already, maybe a total of five sessions thus far. I like the therapist so far- she specializes in...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   06-26-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,042
Posted By KimPossible129
While some of you are knee-deep into summer, our...

While some of you are knee-deep into summer, our summer officially starts today! The news guy just told me my DD14 has 69 days until school starts up again.

She will be going to sleep away camp...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   06-26-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,061
Posted By KimPossible129
Unhappy Anxiety- not just "being a typical teen"

My 14-year old is struggling with anxiety issues lately. She was in therapy a few years back, around the age of 10-11, for OCD behaviors. After about a year of therapy and medications, it seemed to...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   06-20-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,306
Posted By KimPossible129
The problem is, as a species, we offend very...

The problem is, as a species, we offend very easily. So, I'm sure many parents do. Think of all we do for our children, and how seemingly 'ungrateful'they act. We tend to forget that our children...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   06-19-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,306
Posted By KimPossible129
What an interesting thread, with a lot of...

What an interesting thread, with a lot of emotion!

Speaking of emotion, the main point I want to reiterate (as others have mentioned) is that food is a psychological and emotional thing. Eating...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   06-19-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 24,891
Posted By KimPossible129
I am a mother to one teen-aged girl, so from that...

I am a mother to one teen-aged girl, so from that perspective I cannot speak to boys. I am also a pediatric nurse with a graduate degree, and have quite an interest in adolescents and body image. ...
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-10-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 641
Posted By KimPossible129
We have been on the receiving end of this more...

We have been on the receiving end of this more than once as well. My daughter is 14, most of these situations went down between the ages of around 9-12. We were in a very close-knit...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   05-24-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,132
Posted By KimPossible129
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by AAK http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1399400/love-at-13#post_17619824)
 I was 15, dh was 16 when we started...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   05-23-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 59,782
Posted By KimPossible129
My daughter is 14, she said she has played it...

My daughter is 14, she said she has played it here and there.  I have NEVER seen her on it at all. Instagram, Twitter, and some other site (that I can't think of right now- maybe Tumblr?) are where...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   05-23-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 738
Posted By KimPossible129
My daughter went through some significant OCD...

My daughter went through some significant OCD symptoms three years ago (she is 14, was 10-11 at the time).  She exhibited some of the symptoms you mentioned.  She was in therapy for quite a few...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   03-08-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,482
Posted By KimPossible129
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by coyacha http://www.mothering.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1370606/when-did-they-start-shaving/30#post_17236292)

Reading posts above...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   03-08-2013, 09:06 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,059
Posted By KimPossible129
My daughter just turned 13, and started...

My daughter just turned 13, and started menstruating 4 months ago.  She was well prepared, by mommy (who is a nurse).  I am surprised that it was as anti-climactic as it was. I was not even home,...
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