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    I talked to the "parent coach" - child...

    I talked to the "parent coach" - child psychologist specialist - we have available at my kids' school about this issue last year. She said with this age lying about certain things is very common....
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    We clean up together. They will get better at...

    We clean up together. They will get better at cleaning on their own as they get older. I have found leading by example in this area (as in most others) is the most effective.
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    Also wanted to point out this recent study about...

    Also wanted to point out this recent study about the amazing health benefits of running for even 5 minutes a day:
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    ITA with all of this. I think you need to focus...

    ITA with all of this. I think you need to focus on yourself before you can address activities with the kids. First and foremost, I would add some exercise in - I think it will really work wonders...
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    I hated every minute of it and got it removed...

    I hated every minute of it and got it removed after about 9 months. Constant spotting, headaches, moodiness, depression, the works. After I got it removed my symptoms disappeared within a week. I...
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    Thank you! I was hoping you might weigh in :-)

    Thank you! I was hoping you might weigh in :-)
  7. Thread: Help me choose

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    Poll: They are all great, but I would choose A - it's...

    They are all great, but I would choose A - it's so natural! Super cute.
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    That sounds incredibly frustrating. Have you...

    That sounds incredibly frustrating. Have you thought about giving her headphones - maybe letting her use an ipad or similar device with an audio book she can listen to?

    I would also try to...
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    using the third person

    DS, 3.5, has recently started using the third person a lot. It was really sudden and I am not sure what triggered it. But now it's "Sonny wants some milk", "Sonny has to go potty," etc. He has...
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    I would sign her up for both. It's only for a...

    I would sign her up for both. It's only for a short time, both sound like they offer distinct benefits, and it will keep her busy and burning off energy. My kids are always in a few things at one...
  11. Thread: Twin or full

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    Full! I just spent two hours sleeping with my...

    Full! I just spent two hours sleeping with my 3-year-old and would have been miserable if we were in a twin. If you've got the room, why not?
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    Yesterday he was such a mess when he got home...

    Yesterday he was such a mess when he got home from school. I was at the office, but he napped for my nanny for 45 minutes (super rare). He had a great afternoon, but then he went to bed at 7:00 and...
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    Thanks guys. He is very well fed and has a super...

    Thanks guys. He is very well fed and has a super healthy diet. But in the sleep department he is in bad shape. Wakes up around 5:00-5:30 every morning and generally won't nap unless he falls asleep...
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    my 3.5 year old is crazy

    Seriously, i am at the end of my rope. DS went from being the sweetest, most adorable little guy on earth to a defiant, tantrum throwing, maniac. He screams and kicks and hits when he doesn't get...
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    Am, I have been following but just haven't had...

    Am, I have been following but just haven't had anything helpful to add. I hope tonight continues on the right path. Sounds so hard for everyone.
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    You are being very considerate - I would not do...

    You are being very considerate - I would not do anything other than what you've planned. A reasonable person wouldn't expect more - I am sure she will be fine.
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    This is what I do as well, but sometimes I even...

    This is what I do as well, but sometimes I even have to limit fruit a bit, because they eat so much I fear a that fiber will be hard on their tummies. I also ask both to wait 10 minutes to make sure...
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    I am so sorry - this sounds awful. Poor kid (and...

    I am so sorry - this sounds awful. Poor kid (and mom). Whatever it is, I hope it ends asap.
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    I recently did gift cards for an ice cream cone...

    I recently did gift cards for an ice cream cone at a local ice cream cone store.
  20. Thread: walking away

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    walking away

    Do you encourage your children to walk away from each other when they are angry? Mine (3 and 5) are having a hard time occasionally, and while DD can be rational, her little brother is in total...
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    If the behavior I want to correct is related to a...

    If the behavior I want to correct is related to a toy (taking it out of a sibling's hands, throwing it, etc), that toy goes in time out. If the behavior is not related to a toy, we almost always do...
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    It would annoy the heck out of me. I would go...

    It would annoy the heck out of me. I would go with it to a point, but I would probably ask DH to talk to her and have her tone it down. I am very much in favor of keeping the peace and doing little...
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    Agreed. You're not planning on leaving them...

    Agreed. You're not planning on leaving them alone with your children, right? If my SIL wanted to come visit with her new boyfriend when we were living out of town, I can't imagine saying no...DH...
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    Agreed on all! Thank you!

    Agreed on all! Thank you!
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    I don't have any experience, just wanted to send...

    I don't have any experience, just wanted to send you some hugs and healthy vibes! Poor kiddo.
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