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Forum: Parenting   09-10-2004, 01:23 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 6,830
Posted By dandamomma
Quote: Originally Posted by eilonwy It is...

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It is occasionally necessary to be (verbally) violent in order to assert yourself, and this is definately one of those cases. This woman physically violated...
Forum: Parenting   09-10-2004, 12:56 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 6,830
Posted By dandamomma
I don't think I was bringing discipline into it....

I don't think I was bringing discipline into it. I was trying to point out the inconsistency in trying to teach our children that hitting is violent and abusive and wrong but then turning around and...
Forum: Parenting   09-10-2004, 12:12 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 6,830
Posted By dandamomma
Quote: Originally Posted by missbliss And I...

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And I also agree that there are situations where screaming profanities is absolutely appropriate.

I don't understand this at all. If we raise our kids with...
Forum: Parenting   09-10-2004, 11:12 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 6,830
Posted By dandamomma
Quote: Originally Posted by eilonwy What...

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What makes this argument so interesting to me is something in Gavin de Becker's book Protecting the Gift; he mentions that when you get into certain situations...
Forum: Parenting   09-09-2004, 10:22 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 6,830
Posted By dandamomma
I think that people should do the right thing...

I think that people should do the right thing because it's the right thing to do, not because they hope to "get something" from it. Yes, being respectful to the MIL probably won't change anything,...
Forum: Parenting   09-09-2004, 06:59 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 6,830
Posted By dandamomma
I don't think I ever said that these children...

I don't think I ever said that these children shouldn't call others horrible names just because of how other people might react. I just mentioned that, if they do this, the result will probably be...
Forum: Parenting   09-09-2004, 06:21 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 6,830
Posted By dandamomma
First, I'm not talking about teenagers (I...

First, I'm not talking about teenagers (I wouldn't have called them "playmates" if they were teens) and second, there absolutely are consequences to telling people to f*ck off, b*tch. Try telling...
Forum: Parenting   09-09-2004, 04:53 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 6,830
Posted By dandamomma
Quote: Originally Posted by Shann Suddenly...

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Suddenly he just shouted into the phone "F*ck you , b*tch !" and handed the phone to his brother. Then the 8 y/o talked to her and eventually said the same thing...
Forum: Parenting   07-07-2004, 10:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 730
Posted By dandamomma
I think Ezzo is a terrible thing to do to a...

I think Ezzo is a terrible thing to do to a baby, so you can decide whether to give my ideas your consideration, but I did want to say this:

It is our job as parents to meet our babies' needs....
Forum: Parenting   06-25-2004, 03:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,277
Posted By dandamomma
Quote: Originally Posted by Piglet68 But..if...

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Originally Posted by Piglet68
But..if you choose a path that means no yelling, no time-outs, no spankings, no punitive responses....well that is very hard work.

IMO, it is so much easier...
Forum: Parenting   06-25-2004, 10:29 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,277
Posted By dandamomma
Quote: Originally Posted by LoveBeads It is...

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It is about 100 times more work than "traditional" discipline methods and the rewards are beyond any description.

I think that a statement like this is...
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