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Forum: Child & Teen Health   09-18-2013, 10:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 180
Posted By catinthehat
Thank you for your suggestions.  Very helpful. ...

Thank you for your suggestions.  Very helpful.  She hasn't been getting as much sleep lately b/c she stays up till about 9pm reading most nights.  I will make bedtime earlier for sure. 
I do try to...
Forum: Child & Teen Health   09-15-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 180
Posted By catinthehat
That is a really good point.  Thank you.  She...

That is a really good point.  Thank you.  She does always seem to take a looong time to "get into" the school year.  Can you give me any suggestions for her?  The food intolerances are certainly an...
Forum: Child & Teen Health   09-05-2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 180
Posted By catinthehat
My dd is 9 and was diagnosed with ADHD about 9...

My dd is 9 and was diagnosed with ADHD about 9 months ago.  I have controlled it pretty well with diet and herbal supplements.  Recently however, she has started back to school, and I believe she is...
Forum: Spirituality   03-13-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 93
Posted By catinthehat
My dear grandmother died a little over a year...

My dear grandmother died a little over a year ago.  I had been living across the country when she had a stroke, and my mom advised me not to come out to see her as she was not aware of what was...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-14-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 282
Posted By catinthehat
Hi, I am at a loss as to how to get my dd to...

Hi,
I am at a loss as to how to get my dd to get ready for school in the morning.  She either can't or just won't stay on task and do her morning to do's like teeth brushing, getting dressed,...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-21-2012, 07:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 448
Posted By catinthehat
Thank you, Mee mee, for the reply.  That is...

Thank you, Mee mee, for the reply.  That is encouraging to hear.  I am sad for your dd to have to deal with her dad saying those things to her.  I know that is so hard for little girls to hear. 
I...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-18-2012, 08:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 448
Posted By catinthehat
Hi, My dd(8) has been making some comments in...

Hi,
My dd(8) has been making some comments in the last month about her body.  She will say things like, "why is my belly fat?", or, "I don't want to wear these snowpants, they make me look fat"....
Forum: Preteens and Teens   11-19-2012, 11:35 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 177
Posted By catinthehat
I think dd1 has been going through some hormonal...

I think dd1 has been going through some hormonal ups and downs lately.  She has been tough to deal with- very emotional, mean to me(her mom), and demanding.  However, it is so hard for me to tell...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-13-2012, 04:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 473
Posted By catinthehat
I have an 8 year old and a six year old.  We...

I have an 8 year old and a six year old.  We finally live in a place(the country) where I feel good about having them roam.  I just make sure they stay away from the road.  However, we used to live...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   10-12-2012, 05:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,029
Posted By catinthehat
I would be really happy if I wasn't so lonely. ...

I would be really happy if I wasn't so lonely.  If I had family or a strong network of stay at home mom friends, it would be great.
 
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-21-2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 664
Posted By catinthehat
Thanks for the response.  I reevaluated, and...

Thanks for the response.  I reevaluated, and realized she does in fact have hair on her arms and legs as well.  It is just so fine and blond I couldn't even see it before.  So phew, hopefully this...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-19-2012, 06:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 245
Posted By catinthehat
Yep, just wrote her an email.  So sad and...

Yep, just wrote her an email.  So sad and disturbing that this stuff is so common. Thanks Shantimama
 
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-19-2012, 04:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 245
Posted By catinthehat
My dd is in 3rd grade.  She has been telling me...

My dd is in 3rd grade.  She has been telling me about a boy in her class who she seems to have a somewhat antagonistic friendship with.  Today she told me that he was passing her secret notes in...
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-19-2012, 04:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 664
Posted By catinthehat
My dd is 8 months old.  I just noticed that she...

My dd is 8 months old.  I just noticed that she has some very short (like 1-2mm) blond peach fuzz on her pubic area.  I never noticed it before, but it really isn't very noticeable.  She doesn't...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   09-11-2012, 06:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 456
Posted By catinthehat
Okay, thanks!  

Okay, thanks!
 
Forum: Gentle Discipline   09-10-2012, 01:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 456
Posted By catinthehat
That is really wonderful advice.  Thank you for...

That is really wonderful advice.  Thank you for your time and insight. 
That helps put things into perspective for me and gives me some ideas for things to work on.  I need to start getting back to...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   09-10-2012, 07:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 456
Posted By catinthehat
I have an 8yo dd and a 6yo dd.  They go through...

I have an 8yo dd and a 6yo dd.  They go through phases of being pretty helpful, kind, and cooperative for several months, to being very challenging and difficult and rude to me for periods of time. ...
Forum: Allergies   05-20-2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 230
Posted By catinthehat
Hmm, I tried to put a photo on my post, but it...

Hmm, I tried to put a photo on my post, but it didn't work.  So I will try to explain.  You can really see the outline of where her sinus cavities are under her eyes.  It seems kind of sunken right...
Forum: Allergies   05-20-2012, 06:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 230
Posted By catinthehat
Hi All, My dd(5yo) has had these bags under...

Hi All,
My dd(5yo) has had these bags under her eyes since she was little.  The bags form a kind of indent way down on the side of her cheek, if you know what I mean.  I don't know if this is just...
Forum: Women's Health   05-10-2012, 10:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,899
Posted By catinthehat
thanks, i will try those things. 

thanks,
i will try those things. 
Forum: Women's Health   05-09-2012, 11:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,899
Posted By catinthehat
as i was wiping my dd(4mos.) today, i noticed a...

as i was wiping my dd(4mos.) today, i noticed a small white patch on her anus.  i couldn't notice it unless i kind of pulled her cheeks apart, it was pretty far in there.  when i wiped it with the...
Forum: Personal Growth   05-09-2012, 11:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 419
Posted By catinthehat
thank you guys!  your suggestions are really...

thank you guys!  your suggestions are really helpful, and do put things in perspective- anyone would be totally stressed and having a hard time coping under these circumstances.  i had a better...
Forum: Personal Growth   05-08-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 419
Posted By catinthehat
As I read others posts, I am wondering more and...

As I read others posts, I am wondering more and more if I my have a more severe underlying mental health issue.  It is perhaps triggered by the stress.  But I just don't feel "normal" a lot of the...
Forum: Mental Health   05-08-2012, 08:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,694
Posted By catinthehat
I am right there with you OP.  Going through a...

I am right there with you OP.  Going through a very stressful time too.  It is amazing what a strong effect it has on our lives.
I hope things start to get a bit easier for you.  Try not to be too...
Forum: Personal Growth   05-08-2012, 08:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 419
Posted By catinthehat
I am having an increasingly difficult time...

I am having an increasingly difficult time dealing with the stress in my life.  I find myself getting into these states of mind where I feel frantic.  When I get this way I lash out at my dh and dds...
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