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Forum: Montessori   02-11-2012, 10:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 827
Posted By RubyWild
Is your home set up so he can put his shoes away...

Is your home set up so he can put his shoes away himself, hang up his own coat on a hook, get his own dishes out from a drawer, that sort of thing?  My 10 year old has been in Montessori her whole...
Forum: Parenting   02-10-2012, 08:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 451
Posted By RubyWild
We have had many conversations and brainstorming...

We have had many conversations and brainstorming sessions over this one.  I love snuggling with my daughter, but three in the bed is just not working in terms of actually getting good rest (for...
Forum: Parenting   02-09-2012, 07:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 451
Posted By RubyWild
In the middle of the night, our ten year old...

In the middle of the night, our ten year old crawls into our bed and ruins our sleep.   If she's in the middle, she kicks off the covers.  If I'm in the middle, I'm miserable.  We just don't want...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   08-29-2011, 08:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,545
Posted By RubyWild
I know lying is normal, but I am at a loss for...

I know lying is normal, but I am at a loss for how to respond.  My 10 year old keeps lying. 
 
Today, I could tell she was hiding something in her swim bag, so I asked her what it was.  She said...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-28-2011, 11:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 277
Posted By RubyWild
I have trouble accepting compliments for things...

I have trouble accepting compliments for things outside of my control.  Some examples might be, "Your state is so beautiful" or "Your husband is such a great guy."
 
I have a hard time saying...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   05-31-2011, 11:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,543
Posted By RubyWild
My daughter hasn't started developing yet, but...

My daughter hasn't started developing yet, but she very nervously asked if she could have a bra.  I said, yes. She wants to shop together for one.  She's tall for her age, but also quite slender,...
Forum: Parenting   04-21-2011, 06:14 PM
Replies: 1,071
Views: 107,917
Posted By RubyWild
  My DD was breech the last 3 months of my...


My DD was breech the last 3 months of my pregnancy.   When my mom and a friend were visiting the first week after she was born, my mom said to her friend, "See how strong her feet are?  That's...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-30-2010, 03:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 639
Posted By RubyWild
No one has ever tried to kiss my daughter on the...

No one has ever tried to kiss my daughter on the lips.  I can't say that I've ever seen anyone else do this with other kids, either. 
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-30-2010, 03:35 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 1,223
Posted By RubyWild
If there was a paper invitation with a gift...

If there was a paper invitation with a gift received, then I would definitely expect a Thank You card. I sometimes think that it shouldn't matter so much to me, but it does. I've never NOT received...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-15-2010, 12:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 522
Posted By RubyWild
I read one to my daughter when she was five that...

I read one to my daughter when she was five that was really great. I can't remember what it was called, but I think it would be good at age 9 to read something again.
Forum: Preteens and Teens   09-15-2010, 12:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,070
Posted By RubyWild
Can anyone recommend one?

Can anyone recommend one?
Forum: Preteens and Teens   09-15-2010, 12:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,078
Posted By RubyWild
My Dd's pediatrician said that daughters usually...

My Dd's pediatrician said that daughters usually start at an age similar to their mother's menarche. I was 11, but I have no idea how much I weighed or how tall I was.

There's a big difference...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-15-2010, 12:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,477
Posted By RubyWild
YES! Having a nine year old is wonderful! It has...

YES! Having a nine year old is wonderful! It has its own challenges, but my life is so much freer now than it was a few years ago. It's quite lovely. I worry a little about the teen years, but what...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-15-2010, 12:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 728
Posted By RubyWild
Yes, I told my daughter when mine died, and she...

Yes, I told my daughter when mine died, and she was about the age of your Dd. I think she has a right to know, and it's a simple introduction to death which will help prepare her for the deaths of...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-15-2010, 12:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 18,039
Posted By RubyWild
When I was living in Europe, I remember a girl...

When I was living in Europe, I remember a girl on the beach who was transitioning into puberty and how she and her mom were topless and just walked around comfortably and casually around everyone,...
Forum: Women's Health   07-01-2010, 09:21 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 24,371
Posted By RubyWild
Hi, I was a bit surprised by my Diagnos-Techs...

Hi, I was a bit surprised by my Diagnos-Techs Salivary Cortisol test results which were:

8 a.m. depressed
noon depressed
4:00 Normal
12am depressed.

I was expecting a different pattern...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   06-25-2010, 04:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,619
Posted By RubyWild
Quote: Originally Posted by WifeofAnt...

Quote:
Originally Posted by WifeofAnt http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15554011)
I think its a little odd to continue...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   06-15-2010, 06:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 519
Posted By RubyWild
I'm sorry you're going through this. I nursed my...

I'm sorry you're going through this. I nursed my daughter for several years, and no one ever gave me any trouble about it. I got a few questions about it, but never any trouble from people, probably...
Forum: Learning at School   12-29-2009, 01:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,588
Posted By RubyWild
I've been told that the child with the peanut...

I've been told that the child with the peanut allergy is unable to even enter restaurants or grocery stores.

It's sad because some of the kids are kind of afraid of being around this child;...
Forum: Learning at School   12-14-2009, 02:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,588
Posted By RubyWild
My 3rd grader isn't allowed to have any foods in...

My 3rd grader isn't allowed to have any foods in her lunch that were processed in a factory that processes nuts. This seems impossible to me as my HOME is a nut processing factory. My daughter has...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-26-2009, 01:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 62
Posted By RubyWild
In late October, I'll be ALONE in Omaha,...

In late October, I'll be ALONE in Omaha, Nebraska with 4 evenings free. I'm having a hard time finding something to do other than swim at my hotel.

I might be able to sneak away for part of a...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-05-2009, 12:53 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,019
Posted By RubyWild
I don't like to have that said to me. It makes...

I don't like to have that said to me. It makes me cringe, internally, but I don't say anything or react. I just feel a bit distant from that person.
Forum: Vaccinations   07-30-2009, 10:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 941
Posted By RubyWild
I'll avoid them the same way I've avoided all...

I'll avoid them the same way I've avoided all other "mandatory" vaccinations which was to sign the religious exemption statement.
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   07-30-2009, 08:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,743
Posted By RubyWild
Am I reading this wrong, or do all the options...

Am I reading this wrong, or do all the options assume that the mom is against circumcision from the start?

My husband told me he was against circumcision and why, and I came to agree with him. Is...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-30-2009, 08:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 642
Posted By RubyWild
If someone asks, I tell them the truth that...

If someone asks, I tell them the truth that she's never been vaccinated. Otherwise, I don't go around talking about it, even if someone else is talking about vaccinations.
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