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Forum: Preteens and Teens   12-05-2016, 04:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 254
Posted By lauren
LIke Miranda, I didn't push things. I did limit...

LIke Miranda, I didn't push things. I did limit electronics in a very big way and pushed my kids to go outside. They really resented me at the time for it, but as an adult, my son thanks me.

I...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-12-2016, 05:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 407
Posted By lauren
Hi Clem, sorry you didn't get a response yet. I...

Hi Clem, sorry you didn't get a response yet. I know it takes a lot of energy to put that kind of concern out there!

My first impression: probably VERY bright and sensory processing challenges....
Forum: Gentle Discipline   11-11-2016, 04:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 533
Posted By lauren
How is your child's speech? Is he having any...

How is your child's speech? Is he having any frustrations communicating? Sometimes aggression goes hand in hand with that.

You haven't said a whole lot about home, but just to mention--be sure you...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   11-02-2016, 04:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 306
Posted By lauren
You raise some excellent points about tuning in...

You raise some excellent points about tuning in to the 'function' of the behavior instead of jumping to consequences.
Forum: Preteens and Teens   11-02-2016, 04:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 594
Posted By lauren
That sounds really cool!!

That sounds really cool!!
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-02-2016, 04:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 424
Posted By lauren
Are you talking about teaching to kids? I think...

Are you talking about teaching to kids? I think modeling is the most powerful way to teach anything to kids. I'm curious what you mean by 'deserving everything?' Do you mean sort of like the 'world...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   11-02-2016, 03:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 533
Posted By lauren
Hello Alada. I'm so glad you shared your...

Hello Alada. I'm so glad you shared your struggle. Biting is one of the most intense and frustrating behaviors for parents, child care providers, and parents of other children. It is a fairly...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-24-2016, 04:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 522
Posted By lauren
All of the above. I had a son like that. He...

All of the above.

I had a son like that. He is still very intense and strong willed (now 21) but he drove me crazy with sibling stuff when little and he and his sister used to quibble like crazy....
Forum: Preteens and Teens   10-23-2016, 07:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 793
Posted By lauren
Do you think her mom would actually check her...

Do you think her mom would actually check her armpits? At Thanksgiving and Christmas it would be normal to be wearing long sleeves, and if it wasn't discussed would anyone know?
Forum: Preteens and Teens   10-23-2016, 07:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,054
Posted By lauren
I wasn't trying to hijack the thread, and I...

I wasn't trying to hijack the thread, and I appreciate your words. :smile: My point though was that family members can and do cut people out of their lives all the time. It is most common after the...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   10-22-2016, 08:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,054
Posted By lauren
You know, interestingly, people can cut family...

You know, interestingly, people can cut family out of their lives. My children have been deprived entirely of a relationship with a whole family of cousins. My sister and her family made a conscious...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   10-22-2016, 07:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,054
Posted By lauren
I don't think anyone has expressed that there...

I don't think anyone has expressed that there isn't a value to cousins. It's just that we can't control what other people choose to do. If you have found a way to control the behavior of others,...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   10-16-2016, 06:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,228
Posted By lauren
I'm with Miranda on this, though it is hard,...

I'm with Miranda on this, though it is hard, hard, hard to shift from a mom who helps organize all your little kid's projects, outings, etc. to a mom of a teen. Many of us prided (is that a word?)...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   10-16-2016, 06:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,054
Posted By lauren
It does sound like a very difficult situation and...

It does sound like a very difficult situation and one that clearly causes you a lot of distress.

It might be helpful if you shared a little more about your son and how he is wired differently to...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   10-12-2016, 08:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 689
Posted By lauren
It is hard to comment when so much of the first...

It is hard to comment when so much of the first post was deleted. I would like to help but do not know what the challenges are.
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-09-2016, 05:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 708
Posted By lauren
Let's remember not to post to pull each other...

Let's remember not to post to pull each other down. We're all finding our way in this parenting thing and gentle support works better!

Carolb4 I can remember when my kids were little--my oldest...
Forum: Waldorf   10-09-2016, 05:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 388
Posted By lauren
Hi Mommykelly. Yes that would be fine to post the...

Hi Mommykelly. Yes that would be fine to post the conference. The only 'promotional' items we don't post are our own products, businesses or services (unless we have an advertising package).
...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   10-08-2016, 07:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 397
Posted By lauren
This does sound like a fairly unique situation,...

This does sound like a fairly unique situation, so haven't been through it. It sounds amazing that you are willing to consider this, and that you and your husband are on the same page. I think that...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   10-08-2016, 07:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 35,375
Posted By lauren
That sounds about right for cost. It probably...

That sounds about right for cost. It probably varies a little bit by region. I've gotten through 2 kids so far, one to go! I snuck myself in there in between as my parents couldn't afford good...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   10-05-2016, 08:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,525
Posted By lauren
This does sound difficult but I agree with...

This does sound difficult but I agree with everything dharmwheel said. It's time to try to draw her closer, not push her away. 18 year olds seem so sophisticcated but often they are terrified, of...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   10-04-2016, 06:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,792
Posted By lauren
Thanks for the update! I get similar texts from...

Thanks for the update! I get similar texts from mine. This morning: do I have something homeopathic with me that will ward off a cold? (No, go to the co-op and get something and I will reimburse...
Forum: Child & Teen Health   10-02-2016, 06:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 928
Posted By lauren
Based on everything I've read here, it does sound...

Based on everything I've read here, it does sound like the conflicts with the ex are introducing additional stress and confusion to the process. And it is hard when someone is difficult to...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-02-2016, 06:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 977
Posted By lauren
The care you received from that ophthalmologist...

The care you received from that ophthalmologist was so odd and strange that, if it were me, I might think about reporting it to the hospital administration.....

It's true that ophthalmologists are...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   09-30-2016, 06:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 607
Posted By lauren
While you are waiting there are so many good...

While you are waiting there are so many good things you could read and study about! I recommend the National Child Traumatic Stress Network http://nctsn.org/ for a wealth of information on trauma and...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   09-29-2016, 04:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 607
Posted By lauren
Maybemore I'm so sorry your post didn't get...

Maybemore I'm so sorry your post didn't get noticed!!! It sounds like you and your husband came up with a perfect way to handle the issue with your kids while you explore it!!

Does the training...
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