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Forum: Preteens and Teens   06-05-2012, 11:13 AM
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Posted By rosebuds
This past year my dd has had several episodes of...

This past year my dd has had several episodes of anxiety/panic disorder or panic attacks.
 
I'm hoping to find some good resources for both myself and her. She is 12 years old.
 
The attacks...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   01-30-2011, 11:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,308
Posted By rosebuds
Just a quick note in response...she does go to...

Just a quick note in response...she does go to get her hair trimmed and enjoys it...the shampoo is her favourite part of the experience. I will discuss with her tonight about starting showers every...
Forum: Parenting   01-30-2011, 07:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 352
Posted By rosebuds
Is it possible to create strong chore habits...

Is it possible to create strong chore habits with 9 and 11 y/o when it hasn't happened yet?
 
Specifically basic daily chores. Making bed, tidying up room, putting laundry away, helping with...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   01-30-2011, 06:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 557
Posted By rosebuds
Just curious...after having realized that the...

Just curious...after having realized that the amount of quality time I spend with my near 11y/o dd is negligible I feel like I need to revisit my schedule and carve out some time for her. Some of my...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   01-30-2011, 06:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,308
Posted By rosebuds
I agree, once a week isn't enough. She has...

I agree, once a week isn't enough. She has swimming lessons on Thursdays and showers then, and Sunday nights, but needs more. That is part of the problem, just getting her into the shower Sunday is...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   01-27-2011, 03:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,308
Posted By rosebuds
My almost 11 y.o dd is definitely going through...

My almost 11 y.o dd is definitely going through puberty...body odour, breast development, oily skin and VERY greasy hair. She has never been one to care about looks which I am happy about. She has...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   10-24-2010, 02:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,829
Posted By rosebuds
Yes, I have a daughter like this...she is 10 but...

Yes, I have a daughter like this...she is 10 but has been "intense" since she was about 6 or 7. We worry about the way she berates her younger sister and it often feels like she is a dark storm that...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   10-24-2010, 01:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,217
Posted By rosebuds
Thank you everyone for sharing your experiences....

Thank you everyone for sharing your experiences.

My dd is 10.5 y/o and has occasionally in an extreme state of frustration exhibited self harm. She has not ever cut herself but has wrung her...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-06-2010, 09:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 27
Posted By rosebuds
My dd is turning 10 this month and I would like...

My dd is turning 10 this month and I would like to do something special for her decade birthday. I thought about maybe putting together a scrapbook for her, or maybe a time capsule - suggestions...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   03-05-2010, 04:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 997
Posted By rosebuds
Does anyone know how to speak preteen? I am...

Does anyone know how to speak preteen?

I am so baffled by my dd these days. We are in the throws of a serious communication break down. I look her in the eye and tell her something and she...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-14-2009, 11:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 974
Posted By rosebuds
Thanks everyone...the Fur Real Cat is ordered...

Thanks everyone...the Fur Real Cat is ordered and I am at peace with it. She will love it and I will love watching her open it. Maybe next year we will go with a For Real Kitten - you know the...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   12-13-2009, 09:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 507
Posted By rosebuds
I am pondering a gift for my dd and I - picking...

I am pondering a gift for my dd and I - picking up a copy of Three cups of tea for myself and three cups of tea the young readers edition for my dd.

Has anyone read or have their dc read the...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-13-2009, 07:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 974
Posted By rosebuds
Every year I'm torn. What to do when your dc...

Every year I'm torn. What to do when your dc really really really want the toys you really really really don't want to get them.

My dd's top three toys that she wants are not high on my list.
...
Forum: Natural Body Care   12-03-2009, 12:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,083
Posted By rosebuds
Can anyone suggest a source for a natural make...

Can anyone suggest a source for a natural make up kit for kids? My dd's are 9 and 7 and are by no means encouraged to wear make up but they do ask to play around with it on occasion, which I have no...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   12-02-2009, 11:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 277
Posted By rosebuds
My dd is getting an MP3 player for Christmas and...

My dd is getting an MP3 player for Christmas and I want to load it up with some music for her so it is ready to go. What songs would you include...I want to put on some classics (maybe some beatles)...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-04-2009, 12:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 428
Posted By rosebuds
Quote: Originally Posted by SunshineJ...

Quote:
Originally Posted by SunshineJ http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14616848)
Have you tried putting her in martial arts...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-03-2009, 12:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 428
Posted By rosebuds
I had her see a child worker last year at a...

I had her see a child worker last year at a child and family services centre. The counsellor met with her for 5 sessions. She did some play therapy with her and she didn't see anything that she...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-02-2009, 11:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 428
Posted By rosebuds
This is the first year that she really has had...

This is the first year that she really has had friends. I volunteered in her class at school from Kindergarten to grade 3. I didn't see any bullying but also was not aware of what to look for. I...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-02-2009, 09:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 428
Posted By rosebuds
What to do when your 9 y/o's dd's self esteem is...

What to do when your 9 y/o's dd's self esteem is totally shot???

I don't know why she has low self esteem but I believe she does. She is very quick to put herself down, often says we don't love...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-13-2009, 10:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 677
Posted By rosebuds
That's all well and good, I applaud you mom's...

That's all well and good, I applaud you mom's who have children who do all their chores!!! Wow.

My dd's are 9 and 7 and they refuse to help around the house. I have to force them to do the very...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-23-2009, 11:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 339
Posted By rosebuds
http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smili...

http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lurk.gif:

any other suggestions out there?
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   03-04-2009, 12:31 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,470
Posted By rosebuds
Ohhhhh, I really want in! I'm a first timer too....

Ohhhhh, I really want in! I'm a first timer too.

I have never been on a 'diet'

I have been exercising regularly for about 5 years yet my weight has continued on a steady climb. I am sure that...
Forum: The Childhood Years   02-23-2009, 01:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 388
Posted By rosebuds
.......Hmmmmmm...... Thank you for your...

.......Hmmmmmm......

Thank you for your responses, I will let them simmer.

I am thinking I need to make a better effort to get to know the kids I don't think I approve of, invite them over.
...
Forum: The Childhood Years   02-21-2009, 01:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 388
Posted By rosebuds
My dd is 8 y/o. She is in a grade 3/4 split at...

My dd is 8 y/o. She is in a grade 3/4 split at school. And I don't feel good about the kids she is hanging out with.

I don't know how to handle it. There is a solid group of girls in the class...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   02-15-2009, 02:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 336
Posted By rosebuds
Quote: Originally Posted by Malva...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Malva http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13193950)
There is already a thread about Coraline. At...
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