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Forum: Gentle Discipline   04-04-2012, 03:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,137
Posted By ~NewMa~
Thing1Thing2 I got the book you suggested. We...

Thing1Thing2
I got the book you suggested. We love it and I think it will really help him out. Thanks for the suggestion.
I noticed that the author wrote the book for her son who has Aspergers. ...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   03-09-2012, 03:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,137
Posted By ~NewMa~
Hi  thanks for the response and the suggested...

Hi 
thanks for the response and the suggested resource.
I truly don't believe my son has Sensory Processing Disorder. I read over some information about it after reading your post and he doesn't...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   03-08-2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,137
Posted By ~NewMa~
Looking for gentle and effective ways to...

Looking for gentle and effective ways to encourage my soon to be 4 year old son to respect peoples personal space. He is very forward and friendly but does not understand that not everyone wants him...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   02-13-2012, 08:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,628
Posted By ~NewMa~
sheesh, lady. I could have written this post...

sheesh, lady.
I could have written this post myself!!! Except for the sitter part- this is my life!!!
I wonder if everything is ok too. I fear mine has some sort of behavioral or emotional...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-26-2012, 11:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 387
Posted By ~NewMa~
BTW, he'll be 4 in April ;)

BTW, he'll be 4 in April ;)
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-26-2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 387
Posted By ~NewMa~
Do any of you use them?  Are they working for...

Do any of you use them? 
Are they working for you?
What do you do as a "reward" when the chart is filled?
I can't think of many rewards....extra book at bedtime? ummmmmm.. I don't wanna use food...
Forum: The Childhood Years   01-08-2012, 11:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,812
Posted By ~NewMa~
glad to see this here! I'm going through...

glad to see this here!
I'm going through something similar with my almost 4 yo boy.
except....he likes to touch his bum :/
It started when he was "pretending to be a mommy chicken". He found a...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-08-2012, 10:43 AM
Replies: 1,058
Views: 58,964
Posted By ~NewMa~
I love you, dear boy, but these fits have GOT to...

I love you, dear boy, but these fits have GOT to STOP!!!
YOu will be 4 soon and you have been talking for quite some time now so use your words and try really hard NOT to be reduced to tears and...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   11-29-2011, 12:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 290
Posted By ~NewMa~
thank you for the links! He has been doing...

thank you for the links!
He has been doing diluted cranberry and I've been "forcing fluids" for him (reminder after reminder to drink- he just doesn't do it himself for some reason.) He's also on...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   11-28-2011, 05:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 290
Posted By ~NewMa~
So it is a UTI.  He started complaining of the...

So it is a UTI. 
He started complaining of the burning frequently, even when just drinking a cup of water and was afraid to go to the bathroom. I could tell he was in pain. This was intense...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   11-26-2011, 05:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 290
Posted By ~NewMa~
My son is 3 and 1/2. Has only had minor problems...

My son is 3 and 1/2. Has only had minor problems with redness or irritation of the foreskin, no other problems. The last couple of days he has been showing signs of having a UTI. Since Thursday he...
Forum: Bob Sears   11-26-2011, 04:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 831
Posted By ~NewMa~
Thursday, middle of the day he complained of...

Thursday, middle of the day he complained of burning with urination. The rest of the day was fine. Then same thing with yesterday and today. It's early still today but yesterday he had complained of...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   09-29-2011, 05:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 499
Posted By ~NewMa~
Good morning. Or is it? We're starting off...

Good morning.
Or is it?
We're starting off on this same foot every morning.
Everything is a fight.
Everything requires bargaining, threatening and eventually yelling from both of us!
We start...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   09-14-2011, 10:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 329
Posted By ~NewMa~
so glad to hear your family meeting went well!...

so glad to hear your family meeting went well! One thing I'm wondering about is, after all the rule making, what are the consequences for not following the rules??? That's what I seem to have the...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   09-13-2011, 06:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 329
Posted By ~NewMa~
I was just coming on here to post about my son...

I was just coming on here to post about my son when I saw your post here and we are going through the same exact stuff!!!!!!! Exact! WIth the reading of chapter books and it not being enough when...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-10-2011, 11:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 683
Posted By ~NewMa~
RIght there with you! I have a 3 year old and...

RIght there with you!
I have a 3 year old and am going through the same EXACT stuff!
The treats thing is new. He asks for them often but I have no problem telling him no and offering something...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-10-2011, 11:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,193
Posted By ~NewMa~
First- I want to thank you all sincerely for all...

First- I want to thank you all sincerely for all your replies!
I'm sorry I am just now getting back to you! (Computer was in shop having virus removed). 
Since "the spanking incident" on the day I...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-01-2011, 10:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,193
Posted By ~NewMa~
At my wits end today. It's hot. I was hungry....

At my wits end today.
It's hot. I was hungry. I'm running on little sleep after being up all night with his sick sister.
I totally lost my cool.
And now he's guarding himself whenever I approach...
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-28-2011, 09:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 567
Posted By ~NewMa~
So it's been about 3 weeks now with NO TV for...

So it's been about 3 weeks now with NO TV for the kids.
My daughter is about 15 months and my son just turned 3.
They never really watched much to begin with but it started to become something my...
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-28-2011, 09:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,263
Posted By ~NewMa~
My 3 year old just stopped doing that. His first...

My 3 year old just stopped doing that. His first instinct is to take his pants and underpants completely off but he just stopped taking his shirt off too.
I asked him why he was having to take his...
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-28-2011, 09:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,538
Posted By ~NewMa~
We're in the same boat here too. My (just...

We're in the same boat here too. My (just turned) 3 year old son stopped nursing when he was 20 months, right before his sister was born. I knew I wasn't going to be able to tolerate tandum nursing...
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-03-2011, 12:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 458
Posted By ~NewMa~
THanks for the reply Klynne! Making undies...

THanks for the reply Klynne!
Making undies available to him for so that he can take care of it himself is a great idea.
Thankfully, this has been a good week for him and we haven't needed to adopt...
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-03-2011, 12:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 328
Posted By ~NewMa~
Hi there. Saw this post and had to respond, as...

Hi there. Saw this post and had to respond, as we have just been through a similar situation except I am the sitter!!!
I agreed to watch my friends son who is 2 years old.
Some days he would come...
Forum: The Childhood Years   03-29-2011, 11:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 458
Posted By ~NewMa~
So here's the story" We bought my son his...

So here's the story"
We bought my son his first potty when he was 1 year old. His birthday's in April (he'll be 3 in 2 weeks!) and so we kept him nakey as much as possible and by the end of the...
Forum: Life With a Baby   05-26-2010, 11:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 661
Posted By ~NewMa~
Why rice cereal and when? 4 1/2 month old EBF...

Why rice cereal and when? 4 1/2 month old EBF baby still night waking to nurse. Normal?
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