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Forum: Gentle Discipline   02-18-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,330
Posted By research babe
pamplona-  My posted response to the OP was in...

pamplona-  My posted response to the OP was in no way meant to be personal to your situation.  If a child is aggressively coming at you to try and hurt you during a tantrum then, yes, you do need to...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   02-18-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,330
Posted By research babe
I don't think it's okay to shut a 4 yo outside...

I don't think it's okay to shut a 4 yo outside or downstairs.  While it may be appropriate to put the child in her room or another safe place or better yet, have the parent move to a different place...
Forum: Learning at School   02-07-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 481
Views: 19,611
Posted By research babe
Quote: Originally Posted by...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Polliwog http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1380371/common-core/440#post_17564340)
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And if you look at...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-28-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 774
Posted By research babe
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by BabySmurf http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1380306/feeling-out-of-control#post_17317102)
 Oh boy, do I know...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-27-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 774
Posted By research babe
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Lulu0910 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1380306/feeling-out-of-control#post_17308395)
 Anytime I'm in a...
Forum: Learning at School   01-24-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 481
Views: 19,611
Posted By research babe
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by IdentityCrisisMama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1380371/common-core/420#post_17554054)
  
I think the...
Forum: Learning at School   01-24-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 481
Views: 19,611
Posted By research babe
I've done some reading on the Common Core but I...

I've done some reading on the Common Core but I don't use it as a guide for learning because I homeschool my kids in a state that gives me freedom to choose.  Some of the methods I've read about are...
Forum: Babywearing   01-15-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 852
Posted By research babe
I did not start out wearing my babies but I wore...

I did not start out wearing my babies but I wore my 3rd baby.  With my other 2 kids, I worried about their dented heads from leaving them in the car seat, in the swing, in the bed, in the...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   11-29-2013, 04:00 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 5,077
Posted By research babe
There's an adage we've all heard which says,...

There's an adage we've all heard which says, "When in Rome, do as the Romans."  It seems sensible that when you are at someone else's home, if something you do makes them uncomfortable, you should...
Forum: Parenting   11-15-2013, 07:42 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,997
Posted By research babe
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by filamentary http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1387595/how-much-is-too-much-attachment/40#post_17507959)

i...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   11-09-2013, 07:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,527
Posted By research babe
Just wanted to mention a great little book I...

Just wanted to mention a great little book I started reading called, "Hope for the Weary Mom".  You can buy a kindle version on Amazon for 3.99 or a hardcopy for just 4:50.  It is written from a...
Forum: Parenting   11-09-2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,997
Posted By research babe
I understand what you're saying Good Enough...

I understand what you're saying Good Enough Mom.  I do believe in setting boundaries, I absolutely do!  Perhaps that didn't come across clearly somehow.  What I was trying to get at in the...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-16-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 492
Posted By research babe
I love, love, love Sonlight!  With Sonlight, you...

I love, love, love Sonlight!  With Sonlight, you get a library of great literature and an instructor guide with detailed instructions for every day with your student.  It completely takes the "work"...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   10-12-2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 627
Posted By research babe
"Big baby" is one of the most common threats...

"Big baby" is one of the most common threats OB's use to scare mom's into C-sections.  They want to give the ultrasound to substantiate the supposed "risk" in your mind.   Ultrasound can be off by...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   10-11-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 855
Posted By research babe
How awesome!  I wanted to walk out AMA with my...

How awesome!  I wanted to walk out AMA with my 2nd birth but lacked the courage.  So wonderful to hear how you listened to your mommy instincts and they were right!  Many blessings to you for a...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-22-2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 7,402
Posted By research babe
When I gave birth I was around 300 lbs or more. ...

When I gave birth I was around 300 lbs or more.  I'm not advocating that being that big is healthy or a good idea- it's much easier to move during labor with less weight on.  However, I think it's...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-17-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 7,402
Posted By research babe
I am also a plus sized mom.  I was irritated by...

I am also a plus sized mom.  I was irritated by the same lack of consideration for sized moms with various providers.  http://plus-size-pregnancy.org/ has awesome, supportive and technical...
Forum: Parenting   09-12-2013, 01:47 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,997
Posted By research babe
Having "dated" a man from India and learned much...

Having "dated" a man from India and learned much about the culture there and also, dealt with boundary issues with in-laws (who doesn't?) I can sympathize with you.  You may be disgusted with your...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-09-2013, 07:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,299
Posted By research babe
With my first born, I let biting stop me from...

With my first born, I let biting stop me from nursing because I was overwhelmed with yet another nursing challenge- so I bottle fed after 6 months of age.  Looking back, I really regret that and...
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