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Forum: General 05-16-2013, 04:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,193
Posted By bssage
Re: Would this be a deal-breaker for you?

For me How recent would be a big deal breaker. I had many significant infractions in my youth. But now I have had a clean record for about twenty years (probably just jinxed myself). I would pay...
Forum: General 05-15-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,807
Posted By bssage
Re: discovery or masturbation

Great thread. All good advise. I would also recommend investing in some of those tissues with lotion. Really though this come in line with the picking your nose or cussing discussions. ...
Forum: Infant/Toddler 04-21-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,554
Posted By bssage
Re: (Potty training question)Problem: Bowl is too small

Ha. I had to read this twice. I thought you were talking about a bowel not a bowl. I was thinking "He has a bowel that looks like a car?"

That is odd. I did a little research. None of them...
Forum: Pregnancy 04-17-2013, 04:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,146
Posted By bssage
Re: Yikes!

I guess I am late to the party again. Congratulations.

there are some proven strategies for influencing your dd's opinion. Or preparing for the change. The first and most effective is to...
Forum: General 04-16-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,310
Posted By bssage
Re: Co-parenting Issues

I can see your points Pat. And I think AK/Cybel are all making good points.

My vote goes for "my house my rules" She wants to buy a phone or car? Let her. Explain that your absolutely not...
Forum: Infant/Toddler 04-11-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,530
Posted By bssage
Re: Thumb and Finger Sucking

Yeah there is a product section. Its ok here though. No big. And I agree it can be a problem. I was really just making kind of a disclaimer statement.

I think AK hit the nail on the head...
Forum: Infant/Toddler 04-11-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,530
Posted By bssage
Re: Thumb and Finger Sucking

I guess it never became much of an issue with us. Its (I think) one of the early "self soothing" skills kids learn. IMHO I would let it run its course unless there is another concern. Most kids and...
Forum: General 04-11-2013, 07:23 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,956
Posted By bssage
Re: Trouble with Girlfriend's Sons

IMHO we are making some large assumptions. YES Sd I would agree with you if other markers were identified. But we are taking one sentence out of a post. If there were several items on that list I...
Forum: Parenting Debate 04-09-2013, 05:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 12,601
Posted By bssage
Re: What do you think of this punishment?

Hi Zel

I dont want to get the whole spank debate going. I "think" I can safely say noone would advise routine spanking as a regular course of good parenting. The pro spanking group on the forum...
Forum: General 04-05-2013, 08:00 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,956
Posted By bssage
Forum: General 04-05-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,956
Posted By bssage
Re: Trouble with Girlfriend's Sons

I guess I did not have to stretch to far to find innocent examples of how this came to be.

At am early age Cole would be like "OMG what is the dog doing?" Anyone who lives around or has animals...
Forum: General 04-04-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,956
Posted By bssage
Re: Trouble with Girlfriend's Sons

I agree. Start with what you do have control of. Which is you. It is such a big benefit to set an example. To demonstrate your own commitment to the family unit. It would be really big. And...
Forum: General 04-04-2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,515
Posted By bssage
Re: Hyperactivity starting to cause problems

If she truly is hyperactive. Its not likely you will be able to were her out. I agree with the above post. Sometimes with Truely hyperactive kids. The opposite to what makes sense has the desired...
Forum: General 04-02-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,956
Posted By bssage
Re: Trouble with Girlfriend's Sons

This should big your Great big Clue. The kids are going to have trust issues. There is no way around that. Time, compassion, and empathy will go along way toward helping this. If you do not...
Forum: Middle Childhood/Preadolescence 03-31-2013, 05:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,190
Posted By bssage
Re: Stingy Fairy?

Thats great. This would be my response:
Forum: Front Page Articles 03-24-2013, 04:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 31,336
Posted By bssage
Re: Coping with the death of a pet

Keijo did not make an intro post. "She" only made four post on this thread. I only deleted Keijo's stuff.

Its extremely rare we (I) delete a post. I can count the number of times on one hand:...
Forum: Front Page Articles 03-23-2013, 03:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 31,336
Posted By bssage
Re: Coping with the death of a pet

No: It must just be you AK. You feeling OK?:rolleyes:

JK:tongue: We (I) booted whats her face. The only contribution was this thread. Which was insulting. I warned them and they apparently...
Forum: Front Page Articles 03-22-2013, 03:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 31,336
Posted By bssage
Re: Coping with the death of a pet

RIGOR:

So my dads beloved dog died last summer. In the middle of the summer. He was away with the dog at my grandmothers house when she died. It was heartbreaking as the dog was one of the last...
Forum: Front Page Articles 03-22-2013, 05:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 31,336
Posted By bssage
Re: Coping with the death of a pet

Keljo who???????????
Forum: Front Page Articles 03-20-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 31,336
Posted By bssage
Re: Coping with the death of a pet

M2M

I had to reread the OP. It reminded me of a couple of things.

The first would be when I took off work and spent the entire day and night with Chip on the bathroom floor when he had...
Forum: Front Page Articles 03-20-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 31,336
Posted By bssage
Re: Coping with the death of a pet

Keljo

Here is the deal.

You have made three post. All of which are insulting a respected member of the forum.

You are entitled to have and share your opinion. It not only is unnecessary...
Forum: Step Parenting 02-23-2013, 05:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,268
Posted By bssage
Re: don't know what to do

It's one of the more common things on this forum. If you need to unload feel free to do it here. Most of us do several times a year.

I would have been pssd also. I would might have even taken...
Forum: Middle Childhood/Preadolescence 02-22-2013, 12:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,703
Posted By bssage
Re: Is this normal behavior for 8 years old ?

Ok So at least for the moment lets say the issue is attention getting. Lets assume that there is no malice or ill intent to disrupt the class or cause issues. Just a kid wanting attention.
...
Forum: Middle Childhood/Preadolescence 02-21-2013, 09:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,703
Posted By bssage
Re: Is this normal behavior for 8 years old ?

No, No rule. I was unware that was implied on a post. I will look at them again.[/QUOTE]

I dont pretend to speak for everyone else. With the information we have I dont think I can be much...
Forum: Middle Childhood/Preadolescence 02-21-2013, 04:31 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,703
Posted By bssage
Re: Is this normal behavior for 8 years old ?

I can kind of understand waiting for the class to do the next assignment. If she did that with all the kids it would be difficult for her to do her job.

You are not really sharing much to work...
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