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Forum: The Childhood Years   05-15-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By blessedwithboys
Lie and say the mama rabbit came looking for it? ...

Lie and say the mama rabbit came looking for it?

Seriously...I'd probably explain the truth and offer my kiddo the option to see the bunny or not, and then offer to hold a funeral before burying...
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-15-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 350
Posted By blessedwithboys
Have you read this book?

Have you read this book?
Forum: Vaccinations   05-14-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 474
Posted By blessedwithboys
I was chatting with a new friend the other day....

I was chatting with a new friend the other day. She's 26, no kids, and she's a medical assistant for a pediatrician.

She got CP after getting the shot. She also had no idea about vaccine...
Forum: Single Parenting   05-14-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 229
Posted By blessedwithboys
I think it is totally inappropriate, but there's...

I think it is totally inappropriate, but there's probably not much you can do about it, and you already know that saying anything to your ds would be unhelpful.

I understand you need to vent and I...
Forum: Baby Health   05-14-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 208
Posted By blessedwithboys
It's hardly even surgery. I had my ds1's lingual...

It's hardly even surgery. I had my ds1's lingual frenum done twice, at 8 mo and about 9 mos bc it healed too tight. Nursing finally became painless around 10-11 months and he nursed for 24 mos total,...
Forum: Life With a Baby   05-13-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 450
Posted By blessedwithboys
Well, mama I only have 2 kids and they are half a...

Well, mama I only have 2 kids and they are half a generation apart in age, but in your situation, I would put a baby gate in the doorway as a visual reminder that they are not allowed in the room....
Forum: Preteens and Teens   05-03-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,910
Posted By blessedwithboys
When I left public school, I used a distance...

When I left public school, I used a distance learning curriculum to get an accredited diploma. I adamantly insisted that I did NOT drop out, I transferred. I was really worried about the negative...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   05-03-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,910
Posted By blessedwithboys
I had formed a desire to get away from the...

I had formed a desire to get away from the nonsense in 8th grade but my mother said no.

Halfway through 10th grade I was missing 2-3 days a week. Catching a school bus before 7am just wasn't...
Forum: Natural Body Care   05-01-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 384
Posted By blessedwithboys
Ever hear of baby acne? Baby products are...

Ever hear of baby acne? Baby products are recommended for teenagers because both age groups have hormonally greasy skin.

However, this is a natural board, and the OP seems to be asking for a less...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   04-29-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,147
Posted By blessedwithboys
I agree that this is the ideal. Some of us don't...

I agree that this is the ideal. Some of us don't have good role models for our sons, so we teach them by sticking a broom or a spatula in their grubby little hand and putting them to work! rofl
Forum: Preteens and Teens   04-28-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,147
Posted By blessedwithboys
I'm going to impute a good motive to the OP and...

I'm going to impute a good motive to the OP and answer the question.

I teach my boys to respect women by drilling into them that while traditional gender roles dictate that women work in the...
Forum: Toddler Nutrition   04-24-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 480
Posted By blessedwithboys
It's only a problem if you keep making it one. ...

It's only a problem if you keep making it one.

It sounds to me like your son has sensory issues. Sensory OT never worked for my son's issues (none with food, and he was resistant to treatment) but...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-24-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 592
Posted By blessedwithboys
Children, not chickens! LOL

Children, not chickens! LOL
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   04-20-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 673
Posted By blessedwithboys
Stop paying for the visits. He will fade away.

Stop paying for the visits. He will fade away.
Forum: Lactivism   04-13-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 114
Posted By blessedwithboys
Huh. This board ain't what it used to be, that's...

Huh. This board ain't what it used to be, that's for sure.

Well, anyway, I write a 5 minute prez on how formula feeding contributes to obesity, and made a cool ppt to go along with it.

The...
Forum: Parenting   04-10-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 437
Posted By blessedwithboys
Yeah, the dude kind of lost me with the bit about...

Yeah, the dude kind of lost me with the bit about encouraging teen pregnancy.

I had a kid at 17 and another at 25. Late teens is not better.
Forum: Vaccinations   04-10-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 616
Posted By blessedwithboys
Just last night I was chatting with one of my...

Just last night I was chatting with one of my professors (BSN) to try to sort out if I wanted to do dental hygiene or nursing. She is anti-vax and I was asking her if she thought I'd be able to find...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-30-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 576
Posted By blessedwithboys
Well, I pretty much hate where I live and am...

Well, I pretty much hate where I live and am making plans to leave in the next few years, but March is definitely a good time to visit Florida, IMO. It's not too hot, not too cold, the beaches aren't...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   03-27-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,200
Posted By blessedwithboys
How sad. My ex got a court order years ago...

How sad. My ex got a court order years ago allowing him to make a final decision regarding tonsillectomy, because he didn't believe that the child would outgrow swollen tonsils and also felt like...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   03-18-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,201
Posted By blessedwithboys
The boy's happiness is not more important than...

The boy's happiness is not more important than yours. But his right to grow up surrounded by adults who don't dislike him so much that they flee from his presence supercedes any need you have for...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   03-17-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,201
Posted By blessedwithboys
If you are sure you will be miserable whether you...

If you are sure you will be miserable whether you stay with your BF for break up, why don't you break up? That way, you are at least avoiding making this poor kid grow up with a step-mother who hates...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-17-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 676
Posted By blessedwithboys
Oh, forgot to say that plain old castor oil can...

Oh, forgot to say that plain old castor oil can help reduce scars and is inexpensive and widely available.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-17-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 676
Posted By blessedwithboys
I use Alima Pure almost exclusively. It's not...

I use Alima Pure almost exclusively. It's not cheap up front but lasts forever, especially if you pour it out rather than sticking brushes in it. It actually heals my breakouts.

The only tip I...
Forum: Parenting   03-09-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 988
Posted By blessedwithboys
What in the world is the point of this post? ...

What in the world is the point of this post?

Wanna hear about the pain and suffering I had to deal with from being left to cry it out and from being spanked?
Forum: Gentle Discipline   03-02-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 832
Posted By blessedwithboys
OP, your first few descriptions of your son...

OP, your first few descriptions of your son sounded like my ds2, who has a psychiatric diagnosis. But then your last post sounds nothing at all like him. Ds has mood swings, grandiosity, and mild...
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