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Forum: Parenting   09-15-2009, 12:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 540
Posted By sweetlovinmama
How about Terence from the Disney Tinkerbell...

How about Terence from the Disney Tinkerbell movie? He's wearing a t-shirt with a kind of ripped-up vest over it and an acorn top for a hat.
Forum: Parenting   05-02-2009, 06:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,833
Posted By sweetlovinmama
Our doctor would not put my daughter in a...

Our doctor would not put my daughter in a waterproof full leg cast. They did give me an aftermarket plastic thing called DryCast, which is basically a big plastic bag that keeps the water out. My DD...
Forum: Parenting   05-01-2009, 12:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,833
Posted By sweetlovinmama
http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smili...

http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif to the babylegs idea!!! The edges of our wooden furniture are all scraped up from the cast rubbing against it. I wish I had thought of...
Forum: Parenting   05-01-2009, 12:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,833
Posted By sweetlovinmama
OH man, I sympathize! I am right now at the two...

OH man, I sympathize! I am right now at the two week point of a DD in a full leg cast. Mine broke her femur when she was swimming. I did pull her out of school because I felt that she would have to...
Forum: Parenting   04-24-2009, 06:27 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 5,357
Posted By sweetlovinmama
We've got: Maya Rose - I have loved the...

We've got:

Maya Rose -
I have loved the name Maya since I was a teenager, and Rose for the ex's Gma

India Marie -
India came up two days after she was born and we weren't having any luck...
Forum: The Childhood Years   03-12-2009, 04:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 452
Posted By sweetlovinmama
My youngest DD is 4 and a half and I just wake...

My youngest DD is 4 and a half and I just wake her up about 2 to 3 hours after she goes to bed. She will not wake herself up otherwise. We haven't been using diapers at all and I just take her...
Forum: The Childhood Years   03-11-2009, 12:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 945
Posted By sweetlovinmama
God I wish I had this thread a year ago. So many...

God I wish I had this thread a year ago. So many of these feelings you all have talked about must have been my daughters and I really don't think I "got it" or was sympathetic enough. I knew there...
Forum: The Childhood Years   03-10-2009, 12:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 945
Posted By sweetlovinmama
http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/hu...

http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/hug2.gif

I have so much sympathy and very few suggestions. I am in the midst of the same thing. My DD seems to be working through her issues because...
Forum: The Childhood Years   03-06-2009, 12:58 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,480
Posted By sweetlovinmama
BabyBug, I am loving your suggestions and have...

BabyBug, I am loving your suggestions and have already exercised some of them. As much knowledge as you can give, please do. This thread has just been so incredibly timely for my family and my...
Forum: The Childhood Years   03-05-2009, 01:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,480
Posted By sweetlovinmama
So by opening up a dialogue with my DD about the...

So by opening up a dialogue with my DD about the relationships she has with people in her class and some of the things they say to each other, she has continuously identified one girl who is "mean"....
Forum: The Childhood Years   03-04-2009, 06:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,480
Posted By sweetlovinmama
Wow! Great replies, and good subject to discuss....

Wow! Great replies, and good subject to discuss.

I have been talking to my Kindergarten age DD this past week to try to discern where some of her recently acquired behavior changes came from.
...
Forum: The Childhood Years   03-03-2009, 02:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 378
Posted By sweetlovinmama
Thank you all for your input. I have talked to...

Thank you all for your input. I have talked to her teacher and she didn't seem to notice an issue, but said she would be on the lookout for it. My sense is that she had been starting to get picky...
Forum: The Childhood Years   03-02-2009, 04:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 378
Posted By sweetlovinmama
Thanks for replying. That's a good idea, maybe a...

Thanks for replying. That's a good idea, maybe a lightweight cardigan would be ok for her. She won't wear capris, or any pants that don't go all the way down to her feet. We have shelves of clothes...
Forum: The Childhood Years   03-02-2009, 01:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 378
Posted By sweetlovinmama
My almost 6yo DD refuses to wear anything but...

My almost 6yo DD refuses to wear anything but jeans and long sleeved shirts. She's always been picky about clothes, but now her choice has gotten so limited that I'm getting frustrated and I foresee...
Forum: The Childhood Years   02-05-2009, 02:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 298
Posted By sweetlovinmama
Oh my god, I know exactly what you're talking...

Oh my god, I know exactly what you're talking about. My almost 6 yo DD does the same thing ALL THE TIME.
Her: "Um, mommy? I was just wondering......, um....." <<30 second pause>> Me: "What were you...
Forum: Personal Growth   10-13-2008, 07:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 358
Posted By sweetlovinmama
I am in the same situation. After 30 years of...

I am in the same situation. After 30 years of marriage, my father decided he wanted to get a divorce in April. It was and still is, very very difficult to watch. My mother did not have anyone else...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-12-2008, 06:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,003
Posted By sweetlovinmama
That's gross. Maybe I'm feeling too cynical...

That's gross. Maybe I'm feeling too cynical today, but I really don't think talking to their parents will do anything. Just keep talking to and loving your family and lead by example. Control what...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-12-2008, 04:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 469
Posted By sweetlovinmama
I have dealt with that before. It's a really...

I have dealt with that before. It's a really awkward time for a nap anyway, and would completely screw up our bedtime schedule. If she didn't take a nap and was completely exhausted from her day...
Forum: Learning at School   09-11-2008, 01:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 786
Posted By sweetlovinmama
Oh god the shoes!! My DD1 is great up until that...

Oh god the shoes!! My DD1 is great up until that point. She gets up around 7:30am, which is fine. She's always in a great mood when she wakes up. Ever since her second week at Kindergarten this is...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-09-2008, 02:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 416
Posted By sweetlovinmama
What a great idea! We were kind of floundering...

What a great idea! We were kind of floundering this morning, DH even said "maybe the tooth fairy ran out of money and had to come back tonight..." DD looked at him like he was crazy. I just went out...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-09-2008, 11:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 416
Posted By sweetlovinmama
and swallowed it in her sleep!! We searched in...

and swallowed it in her sleep!! We searched in her sheets, under her bed, everywhere, but we can't find it. The poor thing was so excited to lose her tooth and put it in her special box under her...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-03-2008, 03:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 314
Posted By sweetlovinmama
This is my first post ever, and I'm not really...

This is my first post ever, and I'm not really sure if I'm posting it in the right place. Also, I'm not sure if this content is suitable for this particular forum. Someone please let me know if I'm...
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