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Forum: Gentle Discipline   Yesterday, 09:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 20
Posted By One_Girl
I read it when dd's daycare began using it...

I read it when dd's daycare began using it several years ago. It was a good reminder to be consistent but not my style. My dd actually liked that they used it at her school. They had a bean bag...
Forum: Parenting   01-22-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,852
Posted By One_Girl
I didn't call you any names and I did read the...

I didn't call you any names and I did read the thread and disagree with you as I already stated. CPS is absolutely suppossed to get involved when parents break laws that are designed to protect...
Forum: Parenting   01-20-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,852
Posted By One_Girl
Yes I did read both and I think the cps fear is...

Yes I did read both and I think the cps fear is silly and that this situation is being handled appropriately by cps. They broke the law and allowef their children to walk through a business district...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-19-2015, 10:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 135
Posted By One_Girl
Five paragraphs is a late fourth/ early fifth...

Five paragraphs is a late fourth/ early fifth grade standard in our area with a multiple page report coming at the end of fifth. I don't homeschool but there is a fun low pressure strategy they...
Forum: Parenting   01-17-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,852
Posted By One_Girl
It looks like they are doing a great job. They...

It looks like they are doing a great job. They are investigating suspicious parents who broke the law while still keeping the family intact. The police didn't handle the father's suspicious...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   01-12-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 117
Posted By One_Girl
I think your family would be better off using a...

I think your family would be better off using a lawyer and getting all custody arraignments signed off on by a judge. Once a judge signs off on it you can hold her to it legally and file charges if...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-12-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,151
Posted By One_Girl
I don't think mouthiness or snottu tones need to...

I don't think mouthiness or snottu tones need to be addressed consistently. My dd is 12 now and sometimes mouthy but I have found this behavior to be similar to tantrums. It is an expression of...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   12-28-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 295
Posted By One_Girl
I rarely impose limits on money, my mom did with...

I rarely impose limits on money, my mom did with me and it didn't help me become a saver at all. I did impose some when my dd's pokemon card obsession spun out of control and she was having a hard...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   12-28-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 90
Posted By One_Girl
I can see some purpose for a law requiring...

I can see some purpose for a law requiring parents to provide support if they can because financial aid assumes you are being supported until you are 24 or have a child or spouse. I think the law...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   12-24-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,068
Posted By One_Girl
I have to wonder why you would see it as the...

I have to wonder why you would see it as the number 1 threat in the teen years. I assume it is because of the fall out from unsafe sex but that makes iinadequate sex ed and lack or resources and...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   12-23-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 290
Posted By One_Girl
Some snark and laziness is normal for preteens...

Some snark and laziness is normal for preteens and teens. Some parenting books about this age and teen brain development might help you get a better idea about when to be concerned and how to react...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   12-23-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 290
Posted By One_Girl
I have heard that raising children with autism is...

I have heard that raising children with autism is very difficult and takes a lot of attention from other siblings. Is it possible that she learned that she could only get your attention by acting...
Forum: Single Parenting   12-03-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 276
Posted By One_Girl
I suggest being very careful not to attempt to...

I suggest being very careful not to attempt to use child support as a bargaining chip. It is considered bribery in the court system in my state and can get your custody greatly reduced. If the...
Forum: Single Parenting   11-30-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 686
Posted By One_Girl
I think adding marriage and a child when your...

I think adding marriage and a child when your boyfriend can't even acknowledge your children's presence is a disaster waiting to happen. As others have said,bond is before moving in. My boyfriend...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   11-22-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 302
Posted By One_Girl
I think your feelings are normal. Older children...

I think your feelings are normal. Older children are more demanding in many ways than younger ones whether they are yours or not. Having seen how hurtful it is for my dd to be leftout when her dad...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-23-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 647
Posted By One_Girl
I don't think any of that sounds normal. Kids...

I don't think any of that sounds normal. Kids tend to stop crying at drop offs in kindergarten and by nine they begin pushing for more independence. Puberty can make kids more emotional but it...
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-21-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 6,936
Posted By One_Girl
Your use of the label feminist clearly shows a...

Your use of the label feminist clearly shows a lack of understanding about the feminist movement. Traditionaly they are opposed to breastfeeding because it is an act that embraces being forced into...
Forum: Breastfeeding   07-21-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 6,936
Posted By One_Girl
Actually the law does apply because it covers the...

Actually the law does apply because it covers the mother in any location, public or private, where she has a right to be. She has a right to be there and so does the baby unless there is a policy...
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   07-16-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 430
Posted By One_Girl
I'm not in this area but if you aren't married...

I'm not in this area but if you aren't married and his name isn't on the certificate he has no rights. He'd have to petition the court to get placed on the certificate. I suggest having a lawyer at...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-16-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,464
Posted By One_Girl
If she's still on drugs and moved in I think you...

If she's still on drugs and moved in I think you should report it to cps or his case worker. I seriously doubt that they would be ok with this if there is still an active case for terminating her...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-16-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,464
Posted By One_Girl
Did she say why she was cutting back on allowing...

Did she say why she was cutting back on allowing visitation. I think knowing that will help you prepare for court. If the mother is clean and getting on her feet now there may be custody issues...
Forum: Toddler Nutrition   07-16-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,836
Posted By One_Girl
I disagree with the formula thing too. There is...

I disagree with the formula thing too. There is formula for toddlers and some pediatricians recommend it for the first two years of life. I strongly suggest getting a different pediatrician. If...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-15-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 699
Posted By One_Girl
The hypersensitivity seems very normal for a boy...

The hypersensitivity seems very normal for a boy this age. I've worked in early childhood for seven years and have noticed that boys tend to meltdown quicker and more frequently than girls. My dd...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-15-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,468
Posted By One_Girl
CPS is an abbreviation for Child Protective...

CPS is an abbreviation for Child Protective Services. The word they is in the same sentence so it refers to CPS.
Forum: Vaccinations   07-15-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,468
Posted By One_Girl
That's exactly right!

That's exactly right!
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