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Forum: Preteens and Teens   09-14-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 13,169
Posted By peaceful_mama
I'm going with my husband's view on this one, and...

I'm going with my husband's view on this one, and that is that he is from a culture where kids don't sleep over at each other's homes. Maybe a relative if something happened with your own family,...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-31-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 319
Views: 14,293
Posted By peaceful_mama
Where I live, there's a thrift store downtown...

Where I live, there's a thrift store downtown that sells all winter gear. Scored a brand-new-with-tags coat for my daughter for $5. The rest of my haul included snowpants for the 2 big kids, boots...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-31-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 1,025
Views: 67,125
Posted By peaceful_mama
mamarhu maybe what your daughter should do is...

mamarhu maybe what your daughter should do is help contribute to the cost of you transporting her since it sounds like you are the safer alternative to paid transportation. Reality is she would be...
Forum: Child & Teen Health   08-31-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 641
Posted By peaceful_mama
Revoke that consent form, both by going to get it...

Revoke that consent form, both by going to get it AND giving a notarized letter with proof they received it. AND educate your son on his rights, because they *still* could try to do something. But...
Forum: Learning at School   08-23-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,423
Posted By peaceful_mama
What is up with all the glue sticks? Our list...

What is up with all the glue sticks? Our list requested a bottle of glue and a stick or two. If I had a list that asked for 8 boxes of crayons and 12 glue sticks, well, they would get 2. I have 3...
Forum: Learning at School   08-23-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,085
Posted By peaceful_mama
My kids haven't really done any yet. I am...

My kids haven't really done any yet. I am considering it this year, since budget and everyone's health allow for it. It will only be my 4th and 2nd grader. I have a kindergartner and preschooler,...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-23-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 557
Posted By peaceful_mama
use the harness or use a stroller. it's not fair...

use the harness or use a stroller. it's not fair to anyone if you stay home all the time. Maybe he likes seeing the reaction he gets from running. Just a thought.

If this is the only issue,...
Forum: Spirituality   06-29-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 273
Posted By peaceful_mama
Muslim moms in Ramadan

Anyone else here? Want to form our own little support group? Day 1, and fasting is going well. DH is making iftar, couldn't get better than that! I made dessert.
Forum: Learning at School   06-01-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 714
Posted By peaceful_mama
adding for clarity, I think she is challenged...

adding for clarity, I think she is challenged more than 5% of the time with her "enrichment activities", but from what I am hearing from her teacher, she typically isn't pouting and upset at that...
Forum: Learning at School   06-01-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 714
Posted By peaceful_mama
I haven't dealt with this before. I am referring...

I haven't dealt with this before. I am referring to whatever they might do to determine if she qualifies for gifted ed programs or any other accomodations.

Our current school does not offer a...
Forum: Learning at School   05-30-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 714
Posted By peaceful_mama
7 year old first grader when do schools test?

Had a whole post, the internet ate it because I forgot to log in first!

Here's the short version.

DD, 7, is just completing first grade. She would be a straight A student if given letter...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   05-16-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 578
Posted By peaceful_mama
How many "warnings" are you giving? If you are...

How many "warnings" are you giving? If you are begging him to behave& not following through, he will know. It's reasonable to inform them something is wrong & ask them to stop. Depending on...
Forum: Child & Teen Health   03-20-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 276
Posted By peaceful_mama
Any chance she is actually waiting too long &...

Any chance she is actually waiting too long & starting to pee her pants?
Forum: The Childhood Years   03-20-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 895
Posted By peaceful_mama
Lol my little girl's NICKNAME is princess,...

Lol my little girl's NICKNAME is princess, that's how the no princess thing went lol
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-20-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 6,297
Posted By peaceful_mama
I remember jewely'smommy I might have been just...

I remember jewely'smommy I might have been just zakersmama or mom. 4 kids now lol & one angel.
Forum: The Childhood Years   03-20-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 504
Posted By peaceful_mama
No, invite or don't invite, but not including...

No, invite or don't invite, but not including for all of it is not ok.
And I think he should know why.
Forum: The Childhood Years   03-20-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 570
Posted By peaceful_mama
I think put the food away but no different food...

I think put the food away but no different food later. Maybe make an exception if you know he ddoesn't care for the food in question, but the new food is at s set time. Not just a few minutes after...
Forum: The Childhood Years   03-20-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 504
Posted By peaceful_mama
It sounds like the kid needs to learn that...

It sounds like the kid needs to learn that others don't think he is funny. A conversation & second chance playdate might get that point across. I would want to know why my kid wasn't invited so I...
Forum: The Childhood Years   03-20-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 504
Posted By peaceful_mama
Well...you didn't send an invite. So you're not...

Well...you didn't send an invite. So you're not uninviting. You don't OWE this kid anything. It sounds like you observed this child's rude behavior in your home. Did you talk to the mom already...
Forum: Toddler Nutrition   03-18-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,834
Posted By peaceful_mama
That requested food can go back to the fridge &...

That requested food can go back to the fridge & reheated.
Forum: The Childhood Years   02-27-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 255
Posted By peaceful_mama
Paul Blart, Mall Cop has been heavily advertised...

Paul Blart, Mall Cop has been heavily advertised on Nickelodeon. I looked it up online. I don't feel it's appropriate for my 5 year old especially, who liked to act out what he sees. Doesn't mean I...
Forum: Natural Parenting News   01-28-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 29,409
Posted By peaceful_mama
My thought is what about those who can't?...

My thought is what about those who can't? Happened with my first & it was devastating. It would have been much worse if I would have had to prove something in order to not be in violation of a law....
Forum: Pregnancy and Birth Loss   01-23-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 70
Posted By peaceful_mama
I miscarried in October at 14 weeks, 5 days,...

I miscarried in October at 14 weeks, 5 days, baby was 13 & 5. Sometimes I feel like I am fine, over it & OK with 4 kids. Baby was not planned, but was wanted & a welcome surprise.

Other days,...
Forum: The Childhood Years   01-20-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 547
Posted By peaceful_mama
I will go first. My oldest is 9 & responsible,...

I will go first. My oldest is 9 & responsible, but I don't consider him old enough to be left alone.
However, as an emergency precaution, because he rides the bus & I do my best but may have...
Forum: The Childhood Years   01-20-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 547
Posted By peaceful_mama
When is old enough? What do they need to know?...

When is old enough? What do they need to know? What rules do you have? Length of time?
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