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Forum: Family Safety   07-17-2009, 11:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 327
Posted By Liam's Mum
OMG I can so relate to all of this: was...

OMG I can so relate to all of this:

was going to go straight to the convertible seat but thought the infant seat would be handy -- wrong

couldn't use the infant seat with the stroller because...
Forum: Learning at School   07-16-2009, 02:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 440
Posted By Liam's Mum
all awesome suggestions, thanks so much!

all awesome suggestions, thanks so much!
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   07-16-2009, 02:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,349
Posted By Liam's Mum
We're all over the place -- some co-sleeping,...

We're all over the place -- some co-sleeping, some crib sleeping, sometimes in the same room, sometimes different...Both boys start off their night in their own rooms though they are free to join us...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   07-16-2009, 01:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,137
Posted By Liam's Mum
At 3 we were doing bath (every other night),...

At 3 we were doing bath (every other night), teeth, jammies, stories, then mommy (and often daddy too) would stay with him until he fell asleep. We figured it was extra cuddle time (we work f/t) and...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-16-2009, 01:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,262
Posted By Liam's Mum
Yeah, I think it's kinda funny a ped is giving...

Yeah, I think it's kinda funny a ped is giving out discipline advice, but they do like to think they are experts all-around don't they?

We don't do time-outs at all, but I really don't get how a...
Forum: Family Safety   07-16-2009, 01:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 327
Posted By Liam's Mum
Yup, mine hated his infant seat too, I think the...

Yup, mine hated his infant seat too, I think the position traps gas in their little tummies sometimes http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif When at stores I'd immediately...
Forum: Parenting   07-13-2009, 04:41 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 9,411
Posted By Liam's Mum
LMBO I can't go through this entire thing, but...

LMBO I can't go through this entire thing, but wow, I guess we all have our little things. I've been known to call my boys "buddy", definitely with affection (same as I call them sweetie pie,...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-10-2009, 11:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 357
Posted By Liam's Mum
My almost 5 year old has been the same for some...

My almost 5 year old has been the same for some time now, seems to focus on the negative (the other day for example he had an awesome day with his dad at a water park, DH keeps going on and on about...
Forum: Learning at School   07-10-2009, 10:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 440
Posted By Liam's Mum
I hope this fits here and makes sense... I...

I hope this fits here and makes sense...

I recently started tutoring a 6 yr old (going into gr. 2) in reading -- it is through our regional Learning Disabilities association, though he doesn't...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-30-2009, 04:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 453
Posted By Liam's Mum
We've always modelled it by speaking to them...

We've always modelled it by speaking to them that way from day one, so they kind of picked up on it naturally, my 20 mos old says please and thank you, usually unprompted. If they ask for something...
Forum: Parenting   06-30-2009, 04:02 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,029
Posted By Liam's Mum
Quote: Originally Posted by mistymama...

Quote:
Originally Posted by mistymama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14012998)
Preggie - your husband sounds selfish and...
Forum: Parenting   06-30-2009, 03:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,239
Posted By Liam's Mum
I always wanted kids, in fact I planned on 5....

I always wanted kids, in fact I planned on 5. Why? I loved kids? Wanted to be a mom? As a teen, there was some of that "I want someone to love me back forever" thinking. I was always into playing...
Forum: Parenting   06-30-2009, 03:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 379
Posted By Liam's Mum
Yes, the wish on a star comment was actually not...

Yes, the wish on a star comment was actually not rude in context, he was really very nice about it (other things he has said HAVE been rude though, in any context, and in the tone.)

I may have to...
Forum: Parenting   06-30-2009, 02:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 379
Posted By Liam's Mum
I had to laugh because I got a poster for...

I had to laugh because I got a poster for Mother's Day that says "My mom and I like to eat sushi and chicken nuggets" -- he's only had chicken nuggets once and it wasn't with me!

I have told him...
Forum: Parenting   06-30-2009, 01:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 379
Posted By Liam's Mum
Thanks. I have tried that, and he did used to...

Thanks. I have tried that, and he did used to help me a bit when he was younger (putting toppings on pizza etc.) but now he has little to no interest...
Forum: Parenting   06-30-2009, 01:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 379
Posted By Liam's Mum
I’m really not sure how I got here, posting...

I’m really not sure how I got here, posting about mealtime battles! DS1 (almost 5) has always been a “good” eater, both in terms of willingness to try things, variety of foods he liked, and amt....
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-03-2009, 10:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 519
Posted By Liam's Mum
Thank you everyone! Phew, so nice to know I'm...

Thank you everyone! Phew, so nice to know I'm not alone, and there is a lot of great advice here (and some reminders of stuff I know but haven't been doing so well at lately!) I definitely talk way...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-03-2009, 01:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 519
Posted By Liam's Mum
Yeah, he has actually told me "I don't act like...

Yeah, he has actually told me "I don't act like this at school", which I knew, and thank goodness for that.

Scanning through some other threads makes me think I have to re-read Hold On to Your...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-03-2009, 12:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 519
Posted By Liam's Mum
OK I do like him, I love him like crazy, he's an...

OK I do like him, I love him like crazy, he's an amazing, sweet, smart, funny, affectionate, interesting, extremely attached, normally cooperative, polite, mature for his age kid. But lately...I...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   03-24-2009, 03:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 526
Posted By Liam's Mum
Quote: Originally Posted by Amber Lion...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Amber Lion http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13423662)
It's hard being the only ones who co-sleep...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   03-24-2009, 03:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 398
Posted By Liam's Mum
Quote: Originally Posted by the_lissa...

Quote:
Originally Posted by the_lissa http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13424314)
When my partner or I have to do bedtime...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   03-24-2009, 10:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 776
Posted By Liam's Mum
I only do it when they are asleep or DH is...

I only do it when they are asleep or DH is playing with them. I do only clean with vinegar and baking soda, and did buy an extra spray bottle that I filled with water so DS1 could "help" when he was...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   03-24-2009, 10:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,630
Posted By Liam's Mum
Quote: Originally Posted by SkyMomma...

Quote:
Originally Posted by SkyMomma http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13411122)
I wasn't sure if I should respond, because...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   03-24-2009, 10:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 624
Posted By Liam's Mum
I said on the floor, but that is baby's bed --...

I said on the floor, but that is baby's bed -- ours is on a frame, but since he's between us when he's in our bed I am not worried about him falling out (he has also been able to get on and off for...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   03-24-2009, 10:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 228
Posted By Liam's Mum
I was worried about it, as it was pretty squashy...

I was worried about it, as it was pretty squashy in our bed with a 3 year old already, and I was worried about him rolling on the baby -- when baby was born, big brother was starting off his night...
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