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by Lana
11 Mar 2014, 18:08
Forum: Questions about Children
Topic: Am I raising a wimp?
Replies: 66
Views: 11183

Re: Am I raising a wimp?

ok, I agree that I should write about my everday life with my child (soon children). I think I will do it here in the forum and share it on facebook, since doing a real blog is to exhausting for me a.t.m. I will also ask my partner for assistance, but I think it's good to have support from the outsi...
by Lana
09 Mar 2014, 21:18
Forum: Questions about Children
Topic: Am I raising a wimp?
Replies: 66
Views: 11183

Re: Am I raising a wimp?

Here I would look at how and who you were previously in other instances where you had to make a decision between being lenient and strict. If your timing is off where you were lenient in a moment where you should have been more strict and strict in a moment where you should've been more lenient -- ...
by Lana
07 Mar 2014, 23:03
Forum: Questions about Children
Topic: Am I raising a wimp?
Replies: 66
Views: 11183

Re: Am I raising a wimp?

great support here, thanks to all who took some time to share and type down the own experiences with family and children. so, noa is 3 years now, we had some kind of birthdayparty, a small one with a cake and a few presents. we have never done this before, but he saw many children at day care celebr...
by Lana
26 Feb 2014, 20:25
Forum: Questions about Children
Topic: Am I raising a wimp?
Replies: 66
Views: 11183

Re: Am I raising a wimp?

sylvia, thanks for the advice! a good idea! I went to the library this afternoon and got some new books for us. I will try to redirect him right away tomorrow morning. this could become a cool ritual for us, in the evening he is mostly to tired to watch books, cause he refuses to sleep in the aftern...
by Lana
26 Feb 2014, 14:09
Forum: Questions about Children
Topic: Am I raising a wimp?
Replies: 66
Views: 11183

Re: Am I raising a wimp?

thanky sylvia for sharing your experience. I also ask myself if this whining is connected to the fact I am pregnant and there will soon be a little brother for noa. he can see how my body changed and I am not physically able to pick him um, since I have pain in my back and belly. We have a ritual in...
by Lana
25 Feb 2014, 16:32
Forum: Questions about Children
Topic: Am I raising a wimp?
Replies: 66
Views: 11183

Re: Am I raising a wimp?

@ HIlda I didn't pick up my son every time he would cry and he was an easy to handle and satisfied child untill one day (he was 16 months) we woke up to have a totally different child that would cry for every wrong move I would make, and I mean this literally, if I moved into a direction he didn't l...
by Lana
24 Feb 2014, 15:05
Forum: Questions about Children
Topic: Am I raising a wimp?
Replies: 66
Views: 11183

Re: Am I raising a wimp?

@ Anna I am looking at my starting point and I can see that I am often anoyed by his behaviour. I also developed the belief that nothing is easy with him, that he will find a way to make it difficult for me, like he would do that on purpose. and this happens often, I have a picture in my head how it...
by Lana
23 Feb 2014, 16:44
Forum: Questions about Children
Topic: Am I raising a wimp?
Replies: 66
Views: 11183

Re: Am I raising a wimp?

many replies here :) thanks to all of you. so today I realized that I am actually afraid of being to strict. I can remember my own emotions and fears as a little child and there is also the point that noa was so thin when he was born and I felt very guilty, cause my body did not produce a "fat=healt...
by Lana
23 Feb 2014, 10:49
Forum: Questions about Children
Topic: Am I raising a wimp?
Replies: 66
Views: 11183

Re: Am I raising a wimp?

hello tree, I was hoping you would share some of your experience with me :) I made the decision to be more strict or firm with him. why I am sometimes not strict is cause I don't enjoy raising a child the way being constantly strict, means we have so many monaing/whining points (even now while I am ...
by Lana
23 Feb 2014, 08:28
Forum: Questions about Children
Topic: Am I raising a wimp?
Replies: 66
Views: 11183

Re: Am I raising a wimp?

hey anna, thank you for your perspective. first I have to say I use the time out technique since he is 1,5 years old. his time out space is his room, he has a carpet in there and can throw himself on the floor and cry as long as he wants to. I tell him he can return after he finished crying and most...

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