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Forum: Parenting   06-25-2011, 10:08 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,026
Posted By Dukey25
I have an 8, 5 and 3 yr old and our house is...

I have an 8, 5 and 3 yr old and our house is loud. I find they are only quiet when the tv is on.
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   05-18-2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,939
Posted By Dukey25
I like to think of my life in moments. Some...

I like to think of my life in moments. Some moments look like I have it all together, other moments look like I am on the verge of a breakdown. But the reality is a little of both it just depends on...
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-16-2011, 07:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,418
Posted By Dukey25
My son does this too although he is not a strong...

My son does this too although he is not a strong reader so I thought that it might just be his eyes/brain getting use to reading. He has had his eyes checked so it is not a sight issue. I have...
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-16-2011, 07:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 381
Posted By Dukey25
He sounds a lot like my DD. She is not as...

He sounds a lot like my DD. She is not as violent but she will do whatever behavior will push your buttons. She will scream when the baby is sleeping, throw things, dump clean laundry etc. A turning...
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-16-2011, 06:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,102
Posted By Dukey25
My DD idolized her big brother so wearing is old...

My DD idolized her big brother so wearing is old superman undies were a big hit. I have found that the boys briefs fit nicer than girls undies and will prob. be easier to get on and off for little...
Forum: Parenting   05-16-2011, 06:36 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,016
Posted By Dukey25
I just wanted to send hugs your way. I have no...

I just wanted to send hugs your way. I have no life saving sage advice but I do get what it is like to have a horrific sleeper. I don't think there is a magic pill but know that it does get better....
Forum: Parenting   04-30-2011, 08:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 953
Posted By Dukey25
I have yet to read all the reply's but I am...

I have yet to read all the reply's but I am eager to. I live this situation as well and while I want to say not in my house I am hesitant because I would like to continue a limited relationship with...
Forum: The Childhood Years   03-22-2011, 08:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 728
Posted By Dukey25
I have no helpful advice but I have found that...

I have no helpful advice but I have found that for me 4 is the hardest age.
Forum: The Childhood Years   03-22-2011, 08:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 902
Posted By Dukey25
It is nice to know I am not the only one dealing...

It is nice to know I am not the only one dealing with this. We use Lansoyl and it helps soften it so it doesn't hurt so much. We also have the issue where she won't go because she is afraid it will...
Forum: Parenting   03-22-2011, 08:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,538
Posted By Dukey25
I have found that baby #1 rocked my world. He...

I have found that baby #1 rocked my world. He insisted on being held all the time, refused to nap or sleep alone and changed my life completely.
With baby #2 I was most affected by the guilt...
Forum: Parenting   03-22-2011, 07:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 873
Posted By Dukey25
I have a NT son and a friend who has SN kids. I...

I have a NT son and a friend who has SN kids. I wanted to encourage a relationship between the kids but I knew I couldn't force it. What has been working so far was being open and honest with my son...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   01-18-2011, 08:16 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,089
Posted By Dukey25
I get bored. It is generally related to not...

I get bored. It is generally related to not being able to do what I want and having to do other things. Sometimes it is the monotony and routine of my life that gets boring. Overall I enjoy my days...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   11-16-2010, 02:45 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,828
Posted By Dukey25
Currently I do it all mostly because DH works...

Currently I do it all mostly because DH works long hours and does his fair share in other ways. If he had more downtime I would expect more but I am also sure he would pitch in more. Mostly it is me...
Forum: Parenting   11-15-2010, 03:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 275
Posted By Dukey25
My 7 yr old ds would love a marble run but sadly...

My 7 yr old ds would love a marble run but sadly I feel I have to skip it because my 2 yr old puts everything in his mouth and marbles are just too dangerous. But when my middle child was 2 it would...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-05-2010, 02:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 987
Posted By Dukey25
I tend to do 20-30 for a good friend 15-20 for a...

I tend to do 20-30 for a good friend 15-20 for a casual friend.
However for me it is less about the amount of money than the type of present. I try not to give cheep plastic junk, however I will if...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   10-30-2010, 11:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,031
Posted By Dukey25
Sadly I don't have the answer. My DS is 7 and I...

Sadly I don't have the answer. My DS is 7 and I don't know what to tell him. Right now we tell him to leave the area if someone is teasing him, bugging him, hitting him etc Hitting back for him...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-30-2010, 10:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 734
Posted By Dukey25
we loved the "It's not the stork" !

we loved the "It's not the stork" !
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-30-2010, 10:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 335
Posted By Dukey25
I agree with the previous poster and just wanted...

I agree with the previous poster and just wanted to add that maybe it is just the wrong group of kids for him. I find there is less drama if the kids are similar. For example my DS would have a...
Forum: Parenting   10-30-2010, 10:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,391
Posted By Dukey25
No and if one of my children's friend gives them...

No and if one of my children's friend gives them a gift I would just say thanks but I will not reciprocate because I don't not want to start the cycle.
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   10-28-2010, 10:32 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 8,066
Posted By Dukey25
I bought some nice pants, now I just need to get...

I bought some nice pants, now I just need to get them hemmed http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/irked.gif.
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   10-28-2010, 10:28 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,137
Posted By Dukey25
I would say the first three beacuse they are non...

I would say the first three beacuse they are non verbal (for the most part)It is the only way you have any idea of what is going on. Also I do think it is very important to bond etc. That being said...
Forum: Parenting   10-28-2010, 10:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,007
Posted By Dukey25
I say go for it for the time being. If it...

I say go for it for the time being. If it doesn't work change it. I had a boy and girl sharing one room and the plan was that the 2nd boy join them although he didn't leave my bed as fast as I would...
Forum: Parenting   10-28-2010, 10:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 606
Posted By Dukey25
For us it is the downtime that is important. We...

For us it is the downtime that is important. We have a routine but it is not super strict. However if we don't have at least one do nothing day a week we all tend to be a little hard to handle...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-16-2010, 11:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 677
Posted By Dukey25
I like including everyone. I also like...

I like including everyone. I also like acknowledge that while we love someone sometime we don't like them. In my home I find the jealousy and anger towards siblings happens when they become mobile...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-16-2010, 10:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 623
Posted By Dukey25
Dd has curly hair which is a pain because the...

Dd has curly hair which is a pain because the knots are unbelievable. We use a spray in conditioner and that helps a lot. If that doesn't help I would try and find out why she wants long hair. I...
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