My name is David and I'm just stopping by to introduce myself before I go back to exploring what else AoM has to offer. I was introduced to the site a couple of years ago and read articles from time…Continue
My name is David and I'm just stopping by to introduce myself before I go back to exploring what else AoM has to offer. I was introduced to the site a couple of years ago and read articles from time to time but now I want to become "involved".I'm 27 and from Minnesota. In the fall I got engaged and will be getting married in August. Recently some good male friends have moved away so you could say I've felt a bit of a void in that area. Looking forward to being a part of this community.See More
"I've seen some of this with my boys. One question is whether he is just verbally whining or physically dragging as well.
If he is just verbally complaining, then it may be a matter of teaching that there are times when it is appropriate…"
"Working with students for my entire professional career, I can assure you that co-sleeping or even same-room sleeping is not the healthiest setting for the developing child. Sleeping in the same room isn't a terrible thing, but it's not…"
"While I don't think co-sleeping will give you the rest you need. I see no problem with sleeping in the same room. Here is what we did.
Our son was in his stroller which had a param setting for the first few weeks. It let my…"
This is something we all face in this life. We get lonely. We are disappointed. We fail. Sometimes others fail us. What do you do when you are truly depressed? What if it goes on a long time? Ever considered suicide? It happens all the time.
"As with any setting of rules/changing behaviors, it is up to the parent to be the adult and be consistent. If you set a limit (such as sleeping on her own) and then cave in and let her sleep with you after three nights of constant screaming, you…"
"With respect to other contributers i would try to make the move by concensus rather than force, I would not like the idea of locking the child away and letting her cry herself asleep. We always reasoned with our children and made sure they felt…"