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Forum: The Childhood Years   07-23-2014, 05:31 AM
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Posted By meemee
yes ... and no. yes it is common - even...

yes ... and no.

yes it is common - even developmental - to have these sort of emotions. esp. if your dd has breast buds. it can be the emotional kick of puberty (though she might start close to...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   07-22-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,376
Posted By meemee
oh no. you are absolutely right. there is a valid...

oh no. you are absolutely right. there is a valid reason for some anonymity.

and gmail has really ruined that. or made it into a teaching tool - whichever way you look at it. many of the kids...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   07-21-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,376
Posted By meemee
Kids who are doing this is using the chat...

Kids who are doing this is using the chat feature. at least teh kids i know including my dd. they are not posting things that everyone on their friends list can see.

its really interesting to see...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-18-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 501
Posted By meemee
this article reminded me of this of this thread. ...

this article reminded me of this of this thread.

it raises the question for me (not this particular scenario, but this is a common scenario in the workplace, inspite of harrassment procedures in...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   07-14-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,123
Posted By meemee
nutmeg - that is awesome. i am so glad that she...

nutmeg - that is awesome. i am so glad that she had a good time.

but i would entreat you not to throw in the towel yet. i think you will get what you wanted if you give it a bit of time.

she...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-11-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 501
Posted By meemee
are you talking about adults when you say...

are you talking about adults when you say predators? or other middle and high school kids?

i remember that i became more aware during middle school and what stuck out for me was the awarness...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-10-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 501
Posted By meemee
well not ALL men are the same. not ALL of them...

well not ALL men are the same. not ALL of them have one track minds like Wolowitz from Big Bang Theory before his marriage. i mean look they created that character and all he got for being so nasty...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   07-10-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,123
Posted By meemee
nutmeg my dd and i discussed this thread...

nutmeg my dd and i discussed this thread yesterday.

what she said was perhaps your neice was not used to being away from home very often (which u thus confirmed). dd said about sleepaway camps...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-10-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 501
Posted By meemee
i would say it is very ordinary. in fact it is...

i would say it is very ordinary. in fact it is unusual to have someone not groped, or deal with some unpleasant advances.

i have had this conversation many times over. since high school.

there...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   07-09-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,123
Posted By meemee
Nutmeg dont blame yourself. 12 is an incredibly...

Nutmeg dont blame yourself. 12 is an incredibly hard age. almost like the 3s.

but dont give up. keep trying to involve her till she leaves.

i know your hands are tied with two little ones, but...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   07-08-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,018
Posted By meemee
HUGS!!! we are almost in the same boat. once dd's...

HUGS!!! we are almost in the same boat. once dd's awareness grew around 10 she felt abandoned which has lead to many more issues including depression. the thing is he IS there physically, but not...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   07-05-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,376
Posted By meemee
which means you have to be careful of what google...

which means you have to be careful of what google id you use. dd's dad signed her up for a gmail years ago using her real name. and dd discovered she could post on youtube. yikes. i had to get her...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   07-02-2014, 03:39 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,376
Posted By meemee
instagram does have the potential to increase...

instagram does have the potential to increase screen time.... but usually not too much.

she'll just post her photographs. doesnt take very much time to post and tag.

initially she might take a...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-02-2014, 02:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,046
Posted By meemee
What? you need to learn cursive so you can sign...

What? you need to learn cursive so you can sign your name?

well i can see that for the first 18 years or so of your age. or maybe even less. but afterwards by the time you manage your bank...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   07-01-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,018
Posted By meemee
KimP - you are doing everything possible for dd....

KimP - you are doing everything possible for dd. she IS in therapy. you are around her...

but there are two things that stand out for me.

1. what is her therapist saying? does she need a...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   07-01-2014, 01:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,018
Posted By meemee
QOTM - i am so sorry to read this (for lack of a...

QOTM - i am so sorry to read this (for lack of a better phrase). it really hurts my heart. this is exactly what's going on at ex's place. he is getting even more mean. his attitude is i will tell you...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   06-28-2014, 01:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,018
Posted By meemee
KimP, we are walking in your shoes too. not OCD...

KimP, we are walking in your shoes too. not OCD here but depression AND anxiety. she will start therapy soon and if therapist says we need further therapy and meds - i am totally up for it. dd will...
Forum: Unschooling   06-28-2014, 01:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 373
Posted By meemee
SweetSilver, my dd is almost 12. while she...

SweetSilver,

my dd is almost 12. while she has been given a guitar since she was 4 she really didnt start playing till she was 10. no interest. she took lessons and finally her dad stopped them...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-27-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,046
Posted By meemee
yup. i've had to give dd challenges. with me...

yup. i've had to give dd challenges. with me right behind her encouraging. that i knew she could do it, that she is capable of it. she flies through life very easily. she has rarely faced any...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-26-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,046
Posted By meemee
well i will advice to try teaching cursive for a...

well i will advice to try teaching cursive for a very different reason.

out of all the struggles in your dd's life, is handwriting the easiest struggle? for instance i am seen as a free range...
Forum: Unschooling   06-23-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 358
Posted By meemee
bushmama i disagree that you will confuse your...

bushmama i disagree that you will confuse your child. these children pick up language in an amazing manner. what will confuse you is when they choose to use both languages together and it would be...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-23-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,816
Posted By meemee
bushmama our circumstances were different but i...

bushmama our circumstances were different but i know what you mean about being alone with your kids.

i was a single mom with a father who visited once in a while.

but i only had one.

i...
Forum: Unschooling   06-23-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,155
Posted By meemee
we just started hsing last year in 6th grade. we...

we just started hsing last year in 6th grade. we had to do it through a charter school so that her father would agree to hsing.

we had to do 5 hours of 'work' everyday 5 days a week. we were given...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-22-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,816
Posted By meemee
Bushmama84 - what are you doing for yourself? do...

Bushmama84 - what are you doing for yourself? do you get a break? do you treat yourself? do you get to do things YOU want to do - without your child. i am asking this of you as an adult - not as a...
Forum: Women's Health   06-19-2014, 03:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 474
Posted By meemee
were you the main parent taking care of her...

were you the main parent taking care of her mostly?

if you dont have family or friends to help, here is what i would do.

find some quiet activities that she likes. reading? maybe she can bring...
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