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Forum: Parenting   04-14-2009, 10:07 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,962
Posted By PrennaMama
Quote: Originally Posted by oceanbaby...

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Originally Posted by oceanbaby http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13551253)
I'm not clear on why you still visit these...
Forum: Parenting   04-14-2009, 09:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 723
Posted By PrennaMama
This is a hard one for me right now. I was just...

This is a hard one for me right now. I was just divorced. My ex has moved in with his girlfriend, whom he impregnated while we were married... on my birthday. She is due a year before WE had planned...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   04-10-2009, 04:36 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 12,488
Posted By PrennaMama
Hello Virtues Parents! I have been gone for a...

Hello Virtues Parents! I have been gone for a long time... I am so glad to see that folks are still here, checking out Virtues Parenting.

My own Steadfastness in Virtues Parenting was tested last...
Forum: Parenting   12-14-2008, 04:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,462
Posted By PrennaMama
I would say something. If you've enough of a...

I would say something. If you've enough of a rapport with the mom to be in her house talking to her, and your child is upstairs playing with hers, why wouldn't you?

It could be something as...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   12-09-2008, 04:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,261
Posted By PrennaMama
Quote: Originally Posted by ktmama...

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Originally Posted by ktmama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12762231)
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However, if my dd2 didn't (for...
Forum: Parenting   12-08-2008, 06:41 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,095
Posted By PrennaMama
Quote: Originally Posted by tbone_kneegrabber...

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OP here,

one thing I'm thinking...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   12-08-2008, 05:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 450
Posted By PrennaMama
Hope this will help some: Dh and I agreed...

Hope this will help some:

Dh and I agreed that behavioral issues (in our view) stem from not listening. Sometimes one isn't feeling ready to listen.

We have a Listening Spot... we all use it....
Forum: Gentle Discipline   12-08-2008, 05:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,261
Posted By PrennaMama
Quote: Originally Posted by nextcommercial...

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Originally Posted by nextcommercial http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12680272)
LMAO! I have heard people in stores...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   12-08-2008, 05:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 880
Posted By PrennaMama
I just attended a lecture on developmental power...

I just attended a lecture on developmental power and empowering. (I'm on a clinical psychology track).

Simply put, the most power a child can feel is to point their finger at you and say "Bang!"...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   12-08-2008, 05:04 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,412
Posted By PrennaMama
OP, I can see your concerned and maybe just not...

OP, I can see your concerned and maybe just not sure of the best approach for your family/child.

Would you consider taking him on a field trip to the local police department? Arrange it in...
Forum: Parenting   12-08-2008, 04:51 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 9,412
Posted By PrennaMama
Tried to get through the whole thing but around...

Tried to get through the whole thing but around page 10, it started to get pretty redundant... I skipped to page 14 and read from there, and was pleased to see the direction the conversation had...
Forum: Parenting   12-04-2008, 05:09 PM
Replies: 581
Views: 17,056
Posted By PrennaMama
Re: the low blood sugar piece... I have a nasty...

Re: the low blood sugar piece... I have a nasty case of hypoglycemia and have observed that my friends and family with ADHD also have issues with blood sugar. Sometime I wonder if our brains burn...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   12-04-2008, 05:01 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 12,488
Posted By PrennaMama
Prenna and I have been discussing choices, and...

Prenna and I have been discussing choices, and the value of thinking about the choices available before deciding one's path...

She was interviewed by a friend of ours who is taking a master's...
Forum: Parenting   12-01-2008, 01:29 AM
Replies: 581
Views: 17,056
Posted By PrennaMama
Quote: Originally Posted by transformed...

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Originally Posted by transformed http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12708502)
I am kind of irritated right now guys. My...
Forum: Child-Led Weaning   12-01-2008, 01:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,462
Posted By PrennaMama
Hey there. I think I lean toward Angela's...

Hey there. I think I lean toward Angela's take... my gut tells me there's a way to work on the behaviors you want to see, rather than focusing on what you don't want to see, and still have full...
Forum: Parenting   12-01-2008, 12:58 AM
Replies: 581
Views: 17,056
Posted By PrennaMama
Hi ladies, just popping to see how you are,and...

Hi ladies, just popping to see how you are,and share news...

I made the leap and have started taking Adderall. I'm about 2 weeks into it so it's definitely on-board.

My stomach has not loved...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   11-30-2008, 03:28 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 12,488
Posted By PrennaMama
Quote: Originally Posted by LauraN...

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PrennaMama:

I want to thank you from the...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   11-14-2008, 03:10 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 12,488
Posted By PrennaMama
This just in... Monumental leaps in...

This just in...

Monumental leaps in development ON a little one's birthday are possible!

Prenna literally went form 3 to 4 in about a 30 second span.

She was given a very extravagant dress....
Forum: Parenting   11-12-2008, 09:04 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,437
Posted By PrennaMama
Has he got a fever, too? If he's still having a...

Has he got a fever, too? If he's still having a rough go of it today... try getting into a warm and steamy (not too hot) bath with him, (close the door or curtain if you can) and nurse him in the...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   11-12-2008, 08:52 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 12,488
Posted By PrennaMama
Just the brief snippets I reviewed didn't have...

Just the brief snippets I reviewed didn't have the same tenor as the VP... I sincerely appreciate your calling my attention to that.

He mentions some things from Descartes and such, and does...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   11-11-2008, 07:30 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 12,488
Posted By PrennaMama
Quote: Originally Posted by ruffian...

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Originally Posted by ruffian http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12587985)
Prenna, I can't believe that the program you...
Forum: Parenting   11-11-2008, 05:54 AM
Replies: 581
Views: 17,056
Posted By PrennaMama
Quote: Originally Posted by heidirk...

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Originally Posted by heidirk http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12578415)
Oh- and caffeine. I consider that medicine....
Forum: Parenting   11-11-2008, 05:47 AM
Replies: 25
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Posted By PrennaMama
We confronted this as an issue with my mom and...

We confronted this as an issue with my mom and il's because dd's not a hugger with anyone but dh and me, really. My mom was really hurt that dd would balk at being hugged and stiffen up, or hide. I...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   11-11-2008, 05:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 819
Posted By PrennaMama
Quote: Originally Posted by maddymama...

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Hi Mama,
No ideas at present about the...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   11-11-2008, 05:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 825
Posted By PrennaMama
Quote: Originally Posted by prothyraia...

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PrennaMama- how would you feel if, rather...
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