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Forum: Gentle Discipline   12-30-2011, 08:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,044
Posted By nikkiethridge
Oh please! DO NOT beat yourself up. We've all...

Oh please! DO NOT beat yourself up. We've all been pushed to that limit by the time our kids hit 4 (atleast I'd hope lol). I promise you that from this experience, next time you will KNOW when it's...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-30-2011, 08:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 321
Posted By nikkiethridge
Can you try putting him down later? maybe 8:30...

Can you try putting him down later? maybe 8:30 or 9 and see if that helps get him through to a more decent hour? Our DS will be 4 in Feb, also an only child.  If we lay down any earlier  than 8:30...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-14-2011, 08:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,874
Posted By nikkiethridge
For a 2 day a week Montessori we paid $360 with...

For a 2 day a week Montessori we paid $360 with a $75 supply fee every fall and spring. 
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-13-2011, 09:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 507
Posted By nikkiethridge
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by lifeguard http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-13-2011, 09:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,418
Posted By nikkiethridge
Have you watched them play at all? Is it mostly...

Have you watched them play at all? Is it mostly appropriate behavior outside of the two things you mentioned? Maybe observe a little closer. 
Have you met the family yet? I'd say if your daughter...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-13-2011, 08:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 359
Posted By nikkiethridge
How is his development overall outside of potty...

How is his development overall outside of potty training? Is this the only lag he's having or has he been behind on other developmental milestones? I would listen to what the doctor says and go from...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-13-2011, 10:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 422
Posted By nikkiethridge
THAT IS AWESOME! Huge congrats! Sounds like an...

THAT IS AWESOME! Huge congrats! Sounds like an awesome place to work too. 
Forum: Women's Health   08-13-2011, 06:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,161
Posted By nikkiethridge
I've had geographic tongue my whole life. Now...

I've had geographic tongue my whole life. Now that I'm an adult, it causes absolutely no problems for me except I feel like I have an increased sense of taste! Which is awesome and probably why I...
Forum: The Childhood Years   02-11-2011, 09:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 138
Posted By nikkiethridge
My son will be turning 3 in just a few...

My son will be turning 3 in just a few days http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/joy.gif
We've been noticing him developing fears of absolutely everything. It's really bad a night...He...
Forum: Montessori   01-26-2011, 10:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 664
Posted By nikkiethridge
Lach,  Thanks for the advice. I suppose in the...

Lach, 
Thanks for the advice. I suppose in the last few years we've been reading on montessori I've not seen anything about children needing the lesson first. Basically my son was too scared to...
Forum: Montessori   01-26-2011, 06:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 664
Posted By nikkiethridge
My son is 3 and recently started a two day...

My son is 3 and recently started a two day program in the primary class of a montessori school. He loves it so far and looks forward to going. I sat with him one day and noticed the teacher wouldn't...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-19-2010, 12:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,725
Posted By nikkiethridge
Quote: Originally Posted by olien...

Quote:
Originally Posted by olien http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15463576)
DS is almost 22mo & I have a 6wk DD.

I read...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   02-15-2010, 01:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,466
Posted By nikkiethridge
Quote: Originally Posted by caned & able...

Quote:
Originally Posted by caned & able http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15068965)
Send her a picture of Ian....
Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-14-2010, 02:48 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,388
Posted By nikkiethridge
So funny I found this thread..Just got done...

So funny I found this thread..Just got done decorating the house and cleaning up since we are celebrating my son's birthday in the morn. I'm SOOO excited...
Forum: Women's Health   02-14-2010, 02:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 993
Posted By nikkiethridge
Really strange! Please keep up updated.

Really strange! Please keep up updated.
Forum: Parenting   01-31-2010, 01:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,278
Posted By nikkiethridge
Oh wow, I didn't know those things could be such...

Oh wow, I didn't know those things could be such a hazard! Reading this thread just made my cringe...we are potty training so maybe i should switch to a slow close seat as well. Yikes!...
Forum: Vaccinations   01-06-2010, 05:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,513
Posted By nikkiethridge
Yes, I'm actually scared of the measles. DS...

Yes, I'm actually scared of the measles. DS isn't vaccinated but this is one disease I worry about. Not so much the death statistics, but just that he may get it bad enough to end up brain dead and...
Forum: Vaccinations   01-06-2010, 04:59 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,583
Posted By nikkiethridge
Why oh why is it always "parents won't vaccine...

Why oh why is it always "parents won't vaccine due to fear of autism". http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/irked.gif No, not really.
Forum: Women's Health   11-25-2009, 11:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 234
Posted By nikkiethridge
i will! thank you!...

i will! thank you! http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/joy.gif
Forum: Women's Health   11-25-2009, 06:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 234
Posted By nikkiethridge
Quote: Originally Posted by kjbrown92...

Quote:
Originally Posted by kjbrown92 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14721651)
You can develop an intolerance at any time....
Forum: Women's Health   11-25-2009, 02:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 234
Posted By nikkiethridge
Quote: Originally Posted by kjbrown92...

Quote:
Originally Posted by kjbrown92 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14721223)
Is he still BFing? Have you or he added any...
Forum: Women's Health   11-25-2009, 01:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 234
Posted By nikkiethridge
I hope some of you take the time to read this...

I hope some of you take the time to read this because I'm desperate for advice! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/shy.gif
My DS is 21 months and has been vomiting up liquids for...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   11-17-2009, 12:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 167
Posted By nikkiethridge
I sent DH to the store last night and asked him...

I sent DH to the store last night and asked him to pick up some sweet potatos from produce. He came home complaining about how 4 potatoes cost him $10 dollars and I looked at the bag and they were...
Forum: Parenting   11-05-2009, 02:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 438
Posted By nikkiethridge
I think that is sweet yall are having a day out...

I think that is sweet yall are having a day out http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
Are you going to have the baby with you? If not, maybe an arcade if she is into that? I...
Forum: Family Safety   11-05-2009, 02:30 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,031
Posted By nikkiethridge
Oh yes. He's almost 2 but has been having...

Oh yes.
He's almost 2 but has been having snacks in the car seat since i've felt comfortable with him not choking on anything (10 months). He works up an appetite at the park so he gets a snack on...
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