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Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   05-26-2009, 10:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 560
Posted By yellowPR
Quote: Originally Posted by Oriole...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Oriole http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13830574)
To the OP:

It should be absolutely fine to...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   05-26-2009, 05:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 560
Posted By yellowPR
Ahh, DH and SS's mom were never married. They...

Ahh, DH and SS's mom were never married. They were in a casual relationship and SS was unplanned. After she became pregnant, DH decided to give a relationship with her a shot because he wanted his...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   05-26-2009, 03:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 560
Posted By yellowPR
I would never try to present myself as his...

I would never try to present myself as his mother or try to hide info from her! On the contrary anything that comes home on our days that looks important I remind my SS to show his mom. I had SS...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   05-26-2009, 02:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 560
Posted By yellowPR
Do you think that it is overstepping for a SM to...

Do you think that it is overstepping for a SM to want to go to Back to School night and Open House?

SS's mom threw a fit when DH brought up me going a couple years ago and since then I stay at...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   04-16-2009, 03:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 220
Posted By yellowPR
Well the immediate consequence was that he had...

Well the immediate consequence was that he had to come inside early, but this does not seem to affect too much as he will just go to his room and play.
Forum: Lactivism   04-16-2009, 12:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 876
Posted By yellowPR
I think all you can do is offer to educate them...

I think all you can do is offer to educate them about breastfeeding. It would be easier if they were on board with you but that's not always possible.

When I was nursing DD, I was able to nurse...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   04-16-2009, 11:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 220
Posted By yellowPR
My DH and I try to follow a gentle discipline...

My DH and I try to follow a gentle discipline approach for both my SS (8 years old) and DD. I find that with my SS, it is often more challenging as he was not raised AP and his mom does not follow...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   04-16-2009, 11:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 820
Posted By yellowPR
I think the way you handled it was great. I...

I think the way you handled it was great. I probably would have said "Oh honey, chips don't go on the floor. Let's clean it up." and then started to clean up. DD has hit a stage where she likes to...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-16-2009, 10:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 646
Posted By yellowPR
I also buy the Dannon Plain, full fat yogurt for...

I also buy the Dannon Plain, full fat yogurt for DD and I keep frozen fruits on hand that i defrost and mix in with her yogurt. She loves...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-16-2009, 10:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 257
Posted By yellowPR
I usually eat within an hour of waking and I am...

I usually eat within an hour of waking and I am up before my LOs. DD eats a big breakfast around 9:30am, naps about 11:30-1:30, We eat lunch together when she wakes up from her nap, snack time...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-16-2009, 10:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 672
Posted By yellowPR
My DD is 17 months. She goes to bed between 7...

My DD is 17 months. She goes to bed between 7 and 7:30 on the weeknights and usually only takes an hour nap during the day. She is with my mom on weekdays while I am at work. On the weekends, she...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   03-23-2009, 03:26 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 10,927
Posted By yellowPR
Yes, when she comes to pick up my SS I invite...

Yes, when she comes to pick up my SS I invite her inside, tho she usually just stays at the door. We don't have a sunshine and roses relationship but we try to be civil and polite
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   02-27-2009, 05:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 781
Posted By yellowPR
I am a fulltime working mama too, so trust me...

I am a fulltime working mama too, so trust me when I say that I understand missing your DD. I would be sad to not see her for a whole weekend too.

However, your ex has 1 weeknight 4 hour...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   02-27-2009, 04:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 781
Posted By yellowPR
I think that if you have an amicable...

I think that if you have an amicable relationship with your ex and he expresses a desire to have a make up day with his DD to cover for an activity, then you should try to work it out with him and...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   12-09-2008, 12:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,134
Posted By yellowPR
Our custody situation is a little different. SS...

Our custody situation is a little different. SS is with us 40% of the time, every weekend and 1 weeknight.

Early on in our relationship SS's mom sent him with an overnight bag. Eventually as I...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   12-05-2008, 12:49 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 13,476
Posted By yellowPR
Have you asked her why things have suddenly...

Have you asked her why things have suddenly changed since you got married? I assume since she backed off before, you had the talk with her and she understood/agreed with the expectations?

I do...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   12-05-2008, 11:41 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 13,476
Posted By yellowPR
Have you tried putting it to her this way? The...

Have you tried putting it to her this way? The way that she is acting is detrimental to your daughter and you will not tolerate it. If she truly cares about your daughter then she will do whatever...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-25-2008, 03:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 376
Posted By yellowPR
My soon to be 8 year old SS loves legos,...

My soon to be 8 year old SS loves legos, Bakugan, Yu-Gi-Oh, play swords, dinosaurs, transformers, walki-talkis etc. For his birthday/Christmas hes asked for a toy dinosaur pet, a laser tag gun/game,...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-25-2008, 03:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 673
Posted By yellowPR
Just another mama chipping in. I always nursed...

Just another mama chipping in. I always nursed and rocked my DD to sleep from newborn on and still would if she wanted to (she is 12.5 months). She decided a few months back that she still wanted to...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-04-2008, 05:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 345
Posted By yellowPR
Target carries a husky line

Target carries a husky line
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-17-2008, 03:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 651
Posted By yellowPR
my daughter is also gong through a rough sleep...

my daughter is also gong through a rough sleep phase. She has been waking up 3-4+ times a night for the past 4 or 5 nights. Shes been hungry sometimes and other times not. She has been biting...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   10-09-2008, 12:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,998
Posted By yellowPR
I have a sign that says I am unavailable and to...

I have a sign that says I am unavailable and to check back in 20 minutes. That proved to be not enough (people kept trying to come in) so I now have a sign that says "do not disturb" as well.
Forum: Breastfeeding   10-09-2008, 12:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 940
Posted By yellowPR
My DD is a fabulous sleeper too. She started...

My DD is a fabulous sleeper too. She started sleeping 8 hour stretches at about 3.5 months and went up to 12 hour stretches by about 6 or 7 months. She wakes up occasionally when she is teething,...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-08-2008, 01:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,353
Posted By yellowPR
Are you feeding the avocado to her plain? My DD...

Are you feeding the avocado to her plain? My DD isn't a fan of avocado by itself so I have to get creative mixing it with other things. I'll mix it with cottage cheese, minced chicken or turkey, or...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   10-02-2008, 11:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 387
Posted By yellowPR
My DD is coming up on 11 months and I am pumping...

My DD is coming up on 11 months and I am pumping 3 times a day at work to keep up with her needs. I am so so so tired of pumping. My DD was born 6 weeks premature and we were unable to nurse except...
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