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#31 wilberj OFFLINE  

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Posted May 11, 2013 - 08:53 PM

I recall that a while back you were looking for a way to make some cash.

"Gerald's House of Horror Daycare"

"Gerald's child training center"

You could dress like a clown and do chain saw juggling, teach greased pig catching, sheep shearing and all sorts of stuff.

 

Gerald + Sheep = bhad!


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Posted May 11, 2013 - 10:04 PM

Best thing you could do is keep him occupied. If he's having fun, he will gain respect for you.

If they are always having fun and getting what they expect and want does not gain respect. Makes em think they can walk on ya. This is certainly reinforcing the thought of only one child for my wife and i.  We made smores tonight. he carried his own lawn chair and water bottle to the fire and back to the house. I took the food out.  Getting more behaved.. He will sleep well.. i had him help me move a stack of 2x6's that are 16 inches long (just blocks) from the front of the house to the back of the house. Tomorrow we will be weeding the garden from last fall and get it ready for planting on monday.. 


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Posted May 11, 2013 - 10:06 PM

Gerald + Sheep = bhad!

ahhh come on.. its all good..  :thumbs:  :smilewink:



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Posted May 11, 2013 - 10:10 PM

In that case, send him into the yard and make him pick stones, wash each one, and make a wall out of it. On second thought, getting him into GT's or animals would be a better idea.

If he went home wanting a GT or a animal his mom would freak.. She is a complete city girl. Is willing to pay someone cut their lawn if the dad would let her.. Their place is a total 180 of ours.. 



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Posted May 11, 2013 - 11:38 PM

Sounds like you're getting a handle on him-- too bad for his sake that he has to go back to his mother .Every  kid needs something real to do and a few boundaries to stay within. I think it gives them confidence.



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Posted May 12, 2013 - 12:06 AM

ahhh come on.. its all good..  :thumbs:  :smilewink:

 

 

Is that what you tell the sheep?


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Posted May 12, 2013 - 12:08 AM

Sounds like you're getting a handle on him-- too bad for his sake that he has to go back to his mother .Every  kid needs something real to do and a few boundaries to stay within. I think it gives them confidence.I think your right.. 

Every time i go over to their place he is in front of the tv playing a game, even though the dad bought a house with a big back yard and a out side jungle gym and climbing station and other sorts of toys.. Its still new..



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Posted May 12, 2013 - 12:09 AM

Is that what you tell the sheep?

I dont have to tell em.. They just know... lol


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Posted May 12, 2013 - 04:53 AM

I dont have to tell em.. They just know... lol

It's not too Baaaaaad!   :tapping_fingers:

 

Now Ken-  Don't give G any Ideas!!  'You could dress like a clown and do chain saw juggling, teach greased pig catching, sheep shearing and all sorts of stuff.'


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Posted May 12, 2013 - 06:42 AM

If they are always having fun and getting what they expect and want does not gain respect. Makes em think they can walk on ya.

Do you have any geese?? When I was a kid, mom would take me and my brother over to visit someone in the country. They had this goose who taught me to walk to the house backwards to keep from getting pecked on the legs. You want to teach him respect, get a goose!!!


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Posted May 12, 2013 - 08:11 AM

Do you have any geese?? When I was a kid, mom would take me and my brother over to visit someone in the country. They had this goose who taught me to walk to the house backwards to keep from getting pecked on the legs. You want to teach him respect, get a goose!!!

There are about 80 wild geese in the pond out back plus 60 ish ducks.. Lots of birds here as i live on the edge of a 14000 acre bird sanctuary..


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Posted May 12, 2013 - 09:20 AM

Sounds like you're making progress with him, nothing more trying than having to watch someone else's kids. Best of luck and hope you make it til Tuesday!! :thumbs: :beer:



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Posted May 12, 2013 - 09:22 AM

Sounds like you're making progress with him, nothing more trying than having to watch someone else's kids. Best of luck and hope you make it til Tuesday!! :thumbs: :beer:

 

I havent tossed in the white flag yet..  Today should be decent. he already knows its weed the garden day.. 


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Posted May 12, 2013 - 09:36 AM

Pullin weeds sounds like the perfect job for a youngster that's full of energy!!



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Posted May 12, 2013 - 10:23 AM

. This is certainly reinforcing the thought of only one child for my wife and i. 

I too through this at a time, but four kids later  :D  Having four they can keep them selves busy. Plus as they get older and start to drive we have more choices of drivers to cart others who can't yet. :thumbs:

We even have two dogs and two cats so they aren't left out either.  :bigrofl:






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