Mothering Forums - Search Results

Showing results 1 to 25 of 500
Search took 0.48 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: contactmaya
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   08-27-2017, 03:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,435
Posted By contactmaya
Um,...shouldn't SO tell her? You dont have to do...

Um,...shouldn't SO tell her? You dont have to do it, but he should. It impacts the kid/s. He co parents does he not?
I dont care how craycray she is, nor whether or not she gets paid money for...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   07-12-2017, 02:48 PM
Replies: 1,252
Views: 72,383
Posted By contactmaya
This thread is for those in their 40's ttc. Of...

This thread is for those in their 40's ttc. Of course, it is desirable to be able support a child. But what has that to do with this thread?

I call troll

Baby dust to those ttc.
Forum: Preteens and Teens   07-10-2017, 07:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,393
Posted By contactmaya
Any chance of homeschooling? Why all the drama...

Any chance of homeschooling? Why all the drama when it just isnt necessary. There must be something better for him than this.
Forum: Trying To Conceive   07-08-2017, 07:01 AM
Replies: 1,252
Views: 72,383
Posted By contactmaya
You're not yet 40? You are still young. Of course...

You're not yet 40? You are still young. Of course you are not crazy. You are normal. Many women have babies 40 and up. I had my second child at age 41, conceiving on the first try at age 40.

Age...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-07-2017, 09:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,200
Posted By contactmaya
I wanted to comment on the 'toilet training'...

I wanted to comment on the 'toilet training' issue. My kids were potty users from a young age because they were ec'd from birth (oldest from age 9mths)
(ec-elimmination communication-where you...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   07-07-2017, 08:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 919
Posted By contactmaya
Agreed. It sounds like a playdate. They are at...

Agreed.
It sounds like a playdate. They are at your place you set the boundaries.
This isnt really about 'being at home alone', its about playdate boundaries.

On the subject of 8yo's being...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   07-04-2017, 01:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,049
Posted By contactmaya
To the bolded-wow, that is just amazing. He was...

To the bolded-wow, that is just amazing. He was such a genius.

My kids arent showing any great musical potential despite the number of musical apps out there...instead they usually default to...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   07-02-2017, 01:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,049
Posted By contactmaya
I agree. But are you convinced that endless hours...

I agree. But are you convinced that endless hours on screen in daily life doesnt affect the brains of growing children?

Even the advent of reading has changed our brains and made us more...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   06-27-2017, 09:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,049
Posted By contactmaya
Its interesting to finally hear a distinction...

Its interesting to finally hear a distinction between screens as tv and screens as games. Nonetheless, I am surprised by the findings. I have yet to come across any systemic study that totes...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   06-27-2017, 09:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,049
Posted By contactmaya
To those whose kids are struggling with what...

To those whose kids are struggling with what sounds like all the symptoms of addiction, I wish you strength and inspiration in finding a solution. My kids are still young (oldest is almost 12),...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   06-27-2017, 09:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,049
Posted By contactmaya
I agree that there are addictive personality...

I agree that there are addictive personality types ( I always think of a friend of mine who got addicted to carrot juice...) I also suspect its related to gut health, (schizophrenia has links to gut...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   06-25-2017, 04:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,049
Posted By contactmaya
Both of your comments are helpful. I agree...

Both of your comments are helpful.

I agree that behavior addiction is not deadly in the way that substance addiction can be. But there are so many substance addictions. I would place addiction to...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   06-19-2017, 01:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,049
Posted By contactmaya
Popular thread I see...:thumb.

Popular thread I see...:thumb.
Forum: Preteens and Teens   06-16-2017, 09:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,049
Posted By contactmaya
Internet gaming addiction: some articles

Here are some interesting articles on the topic.
Any comments?

This first one attracted me- the idea that there are rehabs for those suffering from internet gaming addiction:
...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   05-13-2017, 07:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,542
Posted By contactmaya
Troll me thinks.

Troll me thinks.
Forum: Preteens and Teens   05-13-2017, 07:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,197
Posted By contactmaya
This 100%. Also, reaching out to a human you...

This 100%.

Also, reaching out to a human you can trust is essential. But the internet can be a great tool. So keep rsearching. And dont blame yourself because of what one inexperienced 'peer...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   05-12-2017, 12:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,197
Posted By contactmaya
I believe my sister has BPD, I also believe my...

I believe my sister has BPD, I also believe my brother's ex wife has it.
I dont believe in our case parenting was the reason for this in my sister.
She has always been the 'difficult' one, the...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   05-10-2017, 02:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,542
Posted By contactmaya
This sounds like a great idea. I agree that the...

This sounds like a great idea.
I agree that the book I mentioned is aimed at those who are sexually active, but it also contains great information for any girl/woman from a strictly scientific...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   05-09-2017, 08:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,542
Posted By contactmaya
I intend to give my daughter the book 'Taking...

I intend to give my daughter the book
'Taking Charge of Your Fertility'
when she gets to the age when its relevant to her. I read this when I was in my late 30s and learned things about myself...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   03-14-2017, 02:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,679
Posted By contactmaya
Good to know. I guess that explains why its more...

Good to know. I guess that explains why its more expensive usually.
Forum: Diapering   03-14-2017, 02:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,846
Posted By contactmaya
This isnt a debate, its a promotion...tut tut....

This isnt a debate, its a promotion...tut tut. Look up EC (elimination communication)
Forum: Gentle Discipline   03-12-2017, 04:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 830
Posted By contactmaya
My kids tend to cut their hair as a matter of...

My kids tend to cut their hair as a matter of course. I try to get a turn, so it looks more presentable. The way I see it, its their hair.... My 5 yo cut her hair when she was 4, and its finally...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   02-04-2017, 07:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,892
Posted By contactmaya
My troll dar has also been sparked-nonetheless, I...

My troll dar has also been sparked-nonetheless, I wanted to second want the others have said. Great advice. However, I dont know how different things are nowadays in the age of the internet, but ...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   12-17-2016, 10:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,565
Posted By contactmaya
I agree with the bolded. But are they still...

I agree with the bolded. But are they still acting as babysitters?
Forum: Preteens and Teens   12-17-2016, 10:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,565
Posted By contactmaya
We had a male friend who said to my daughter on...

We had a male friend who said to my daughter on her 3rd birthday "Give me a kiss" leaning his cheek in. He sounded like how a relative might sound. I took it as innocent. Nonetheless, I immediately...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500

 
Forum Jump: 

Online Users: 7,431

10 members and 7,421 guests
artume______ , guillencarlotta , joandsarah77 , katelove , manyhatsmom , NaturallyKait , rhoneyes , shanedust , Springshowers , zebra15
Most users ever online was 449,755, 06-25-2014 at 12:21 PM.