My mom's so cute... - Mothering Forums

Forum Jump: 
 
Thread Tools
Old 04-03-2008, 05:12 PM - Thread Starter
 
thepeach80's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: Nebraska
Posts: 6,159
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I was e-mailing her today and I mentioned how AJ had missed so much school this year. He's only been sick a few times, but each time has been 3-5 days each. She mentioned maybe rethinking getting him vaxed now that he's older and going to school w/ all the other kids and their germs. Then she asked if I knew what happened to boys who got mumps. I know she's just wathcing out for her grandkids, but it made me laugh.

Jennifer, LPN and nursing student, Doula, CPST, and VBAC mama x3 to
AJ (5/03), Evan (12/04), Ilana (11/06), Olivia (2/09), and Unity (8/2012)

thepeach80 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 04-04-2008, 09:14 PM
 
greengirl_'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: So Cal
Posts: 289
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I'm glad you can laugh at this and not feel defensive or angry. You and your mom must have a great relationship, you're lucky!

Mama to Paisley (3/07) & Violet (12/10) and wife to my Piggy-love. 
greengirl_ is offline  
Old 04-07-2008, 01:33 AM
 
Gitti's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Ready to move on...
Posts: 14,492
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
This seemed to have been a bad year. My grandson who is seldom sick any more was home 3 times from school and each time missed at least 2 days and once 4 days. He got over it but it came back again, whatever it was. But it's just about over with.

Tell your mom, I know first hand what happens to boys who get mumps since my son together with his two sisters had mumps way back when...

Boys, just like girls, get life long immunity.
Gitti is offline  
Old 04-13-2008, 04:04 PM - Thread Starter
 
thepeach80's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: Nebraska
Posts: 6,159
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by greengirl_ View Post
I'm glad you can laugh at this and not feel defensive or angry. You and your mom must have a great relationship, you're lucky!
Oh yeah, she's great! I just hope Ilana and I have that kind of relationship before I move out. That's what it took for us to get close, me leaving. She knows we're weird, but she knows we do what we think is best and never anything lightly.

Jennifer, LPN and nursing student, Doula, CPST, and VBAC mama x3 to
AJ (5/03), Evan (12/04), Ilana (11/06), Olivia (2/09), and Unity (8/2012)

thepeach80 is offline  
Old 04-13-2008, 05:35 PM
 
tiffer23's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Posts: 657
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I'm so happy that my mom is not completely anti-vax. And I just had the big "we don't vaccinate" talk with MIL which I expected to go very very badly, but she... not really agrees with me, but is starting to see how we give too many shots, too early, and what the issues with that can be.
tiffer23 is offline  
 
User Tag List

Thread Tools


Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off