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Forum: Gentle Discipline   11-08-2011, 05:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 638
Posted By rosesarered
I agree, it would be helpful to know what you've...

I agree, it would be helpful to know what you've tried or what your usual techniques are.  I remember having a very difficult time when my DD was this age.  I really hated it.
The game MamaRuga...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-06-2011, 08:21 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,415
Posted By rosesarered
OP, I can relate. I only have my DD, who is a...

OP, I can relate.
I only have my DD, who is a very girly 6 yo.  But it was not my intention to bring her up this way.  When I was pregnant I joked that no one would know her gender until she hit...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-13-2011, 05:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 228
Posted By rosesarered
We did this for my DD's birthday too!  I just...

We did this for my DD's birthday too!  I just brought a bunch of outside toys, frisbees, balls, jump ropes ect.  Bubbles are always fun too.  I think having it at the park has built in fun.  You...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-25-2011, 07:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 901
Posted By rosesarered
I was intrigued by this party...

I was intrigued by this party (http://vintagepaperparade.blogspot.com/search/label/parties).   They made flower head bands and fabric bracelets, which seem pretty easy. 
I hope your dd has a great...
Forum: Parenting   06-02-2011, 05:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,309
Posted By rosesarered
You can totally do this.  One of the best...

You can totally do this.  One of the best parties we went to this year was a kite flying party at a local park.  The invitation was very casual. To paraphrase... Come join us at the park to...
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   05-27-2011, 05:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 436
Posted By rosesarered
I recommend checking out Dr. Susan Locke and Dr....

I recommend checking out Dr. Susan Locke and Dr. Robin Uchitelle.
Locke and Uchitelle Family Practice
7411 Lake St Ste 2210
River Forest, IL 60305
708 366-8200

   
Dr Uchitelle was the...
Forum: Parenting   04-17-2011, 07:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,137
Posted By rosesarered
We recently got an alarm clock for my dd who was...

We recently got an alarm clock for my dd who was very grumpy about being woken up in the am.  The difference in the morning mood around here is amazing.  Although, sometimes she sleeps right on...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-21-2010, 12:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 216
Posted By rosesarered
Please tell me when your 5.5 yo DD says she...

Please tell me when your 5.5 yo DD says she "feels like you are the only one who doesn't care about her", she is just exploring language.
My DD said this on our way to school today. I will admit to...
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   04-03-2010, 12:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,184
Posted By rosesarered
I still don't have any letters! (Well that isn't...

I still don't have any letters! (Well that isn't true, I got one today from the school my dd already attends.)
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   03-25-2010, 01:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,184
Posted By rosesarered
ihathi! What a mean trick. Disney should offer...

ihathi! What a mean trick. Disney should offer you a spot even though it was a mistake. Besides where else is your ds going to learn what disney character he is most like? (just kidding. I know it...
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   03-24-2010, 10:25 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,184
Posted By rosesarered
ihathi-It's not really a hijack. I totally...

ihathi-It's not really a hijack. I totally understand how this CPS situation could lead you to homeschool.

It sounds like some letters have started going out... Now is the part that I really...
Forum: The Childhood Years   03-14-2010, 02:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 856
Posted By rosesarered
I'm currently reading Freeing your Child from...

I'm currently reading Freeing your Child from Anxiety by Tamar Chansky. (And I am sure it is coloring my reading of your post.) Some of what you describe can be manifestations of anxiety. The book...
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   03-13-2010, 10:54 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,184
Posted By rosesarered
heatherdeg- Sorry to be so discouraging, mostly...

heatherdeg- Sorry to be so discouraging, mostly my comment was an exaggeration. There are good schools within the cps system. It is so much easier if you live within the attendance boundry of a one...
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   03-12-2010, 12:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,184
Posted By rosesarered
Quote: Originally Posted by mommy2naomi...

Quote:
Originally Posted by mommy2naomi http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15172153)
Something like that, I wouldn't do a lot...
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   03-11-2010, 12:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,184
Posted By rosesarered
I am happy to hear good things about Ravenswood....

I am happy to hear good things about Ravenswood. And that there seems to be space. Are there 3 kindergarten classes because they are expanding or just to keep class size small?

Thistles in Snow-...
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   03-08-2010, 01:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,184
Posted By rosesarered
Yeah, I am expecting a delay too. Our...

Yeah, I am expecting a delay too.
Our neighborhood school is not a great option. (That is what makes me nervous!)
DD is in preschool at Jahn, so that is the back up. Although I'd be happy to stay...
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   03-07-2010, 02:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,184
Posted By rosesarered
Anyone waiting to hear about lottery results...

Anyone waiting to hear about lottery results from CPS?
I know results aren't due to be sent out until the week of March 15th. But I hate the waiting period...

Where are you waiting to hear from?...
Forum: The Childhood Years   02-07-2010, 11:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,111
Posted By rosesarered
Would you consider seeing an acupuncturist? We...

Would you consider seeing an acupuncturist? We took my dd to one last year when she was continuously sick, much like you describe. They didn't use needles. The acupuncturist had a tool, kind of...
Forum: Waldorf   02-07-2010, 01:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,278
Posted By rosesarered
I really like The Paper Bag Princess...

I really like The Paper Bag Princess...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   02-05-2010, 10:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 304
Posted By rosesarered
Thanks for the perspective. It is good to...

Thanks for the perspective.

It is good to be reminded of the extra energy at transitions. Maybe it isn't something I am doing or not doing. Maybe it just is. And I should plan for some craziness....
Forum: Gentle Discipline   02-05-2010, 01:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 304
Posted By rosesarered
My DD goes to a friend's house once a week for 5...

My DD goes to a friend's house once a week for 5 hrs while I work. She has been going there since she was about two, she is 4.5 now. My friend is an amazing parent, I really look up to her in many...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-08-2009, 01:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 536
Posted By rosesarered
I am reading Kids, Parents and Power Struggles...

I am reading Kids, Parents and Power Struggles by Mary Sheedy Kurcinka. One part that is really resonating with me is about teaching kids to be assertive vs aggressive. My 4yo DD has been really...
Forum: Family Safety   09-07-2009, 10:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 388
Posted By rosesarered
Thanks for the input. The recall was about the...

Thanks for the input.
The recall was about the side rail collapsing. I have decided I really don't feel comfortable with a baby using it. The idea for a puppy pen might work (with full disclosure...
Forum: Family Safety   09-06-2009, 01:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 388
Posted By rosesarered
We have a playyard from when dd was little that...

We have a playyard from when dd was little that I was planning to sell in a yard sale last weekend. I checked for recalls before I put it out for sale and of course it has been recalled.
There are...
Forum: Queer Parenting   07-13-2009, 01:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,822
Posted By rosesarered
You have already received some excellent advice...

You have already received some excellent advice from pps.
Can you switch the belief a little?
I heard this story from a mama that might help.
She had an abortion when she was younger and not...
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