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Forum: Vaccinations   07-05-2007, 02:02 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By Tiacsophno
I just have my own experience to go on. My...

I just have my own experience to go on. My selectively-vaccinated ds attended a private preschool and a home-based daycare in Massachusetts, and later a private preschool in Oregon. We had no...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   06-28-2007, 07:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 153
Posted By Tiacsophno
We are making a reservation online for a single...

We are making a reservation online for a single tent site but have never been to Fort Stevens State Park. For those of you who have been there, can you recommend sites/areas that you liked or would...
Forum: Lactivism   03-12-2007, 11:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,260
Posted By Tiacsophno
Oh that's right, it was a video! I received it...

Oh that's right, it was a video! I received it once as an email attachment but accidentally deleted it and now wanted to show someone. I wonder where it came from? So it wouldn't work to just attach...
Forum: Lactivism   03-12-2007, 09:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,260
Posted By Tiacsophno
Has anyone seen the photo of the mom standing on...

Has anyone seen the photo of the mom standing on her head in a yoga position while her baby nurses? Do you know where I can find it? TIA
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-26-2006, 01:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 390
Posted By Tiacsophno
We play a lot of board games, read books, do art...

We play a lot of board games, read books, do art projects, go for walks, and he 'helps' with gardening and cooking. My 4yo would like it if I would get down on the floor with him and 'play trucks'...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-23-2006, 01:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 413
Posted By Tiacsophno
My dd started group violin lessons when she was...

My dd started group violin lessons when she was five and in kindergarten. She was inspired by "Pa" from the Laura Ingalls books. We found a great laid-back teacher who gives group lessons. My dd...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-22-2006, 11:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 593
Posted By Tiacsophno
Second the breastmilk.

Second the breastmilk.
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-22-2006, 02:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 456
Posted By Tiacsophno
My 7yo is scared of a lot of videos that most...

My 7yo is scared of a lot of videos that most three year olds handle without a problem. We don't watch many videos at home anyway, but it's pretty easy to choose something like Magic School Bus over...
Forum: Lactivism   07-21-2006, 03:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 340
Posted By Tiacsophno
I attended my first LLL meeting when my dd was...

I attended my first LLL meeting when my dd was 11 months old, basically because I was the only person I knew who was "still breastfeeding" a child so "old" and I needed some support. I ended up...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   07-15-2006, 02:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 493
Posted By Tiacsophno
We went to our very first OCF on Sunday and...

We went to our very first OCF on Sunday and loved it. We met my sister and her dh and kids from PDX.

Both my kids (age 7 and 4) decided to sing at the Kids Talent Show at Chela Mela meadow - they...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-23-2006, 12:41 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 596
Posted By Tiacsophno
When someone is teasing you, they are "trying to...

When someone is teasing you, they are "trying to get your goat". I say this all the time and every time my DH hears it he cracks up laughing. I think he is just trying to get my goat.

Older women...
Forum: Lactivism   06-05-2006, 01:40 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,232
Posted By Tiacsophno
I recently wrote an article called "Breast...

I recently wrote an article called "Breast Cancer Screening During Lactation" which appeared in April at mothering.com: http://www.mothering.com/articles/ne...screening.html...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   05-13-2006, 02:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,449
Posted By Tiacsophno
Quote: Originally Posted by anniej Here's...

Quote:
Originally Posted by anniej

Here's what I've got:

I like it when...
I appreciate ...
I love when...
I'm glad that...
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-04-2006, 01:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 514
Posted By Tiacsophno
My 4yo also wakes up wet every morning. A couple...

My 4yo also wakes up wet every morning. A couple of weeks ago I tried waking him at 11pm and bringing him to the bathroom to pee to see if that helped, but it only 'worked' a couple of times and he...
Forum: Lactivism   04-09-2006, 06:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 232
Posted By Tiacsophno
A friend of mine just emailed me with the...

A friend of mine just emailed me with the following question:

Do any of you know of a book appropriate for 3rd graders that includes breastfeeding? My daughter just came home with an old Beverly...
Forum: Lactivism   04-03-2006, 02:11 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,858
Posted By Tiacsophno
I refused to give my neighbor the formula...

I refused to give my neighbor the formula samples I had in the house. I gave her tons of other baby things my kids had outgrown, and she saw the samples but I told her if she was having trouble...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   03-23-2006, 08:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 216
Posted By Tiacsophno
My sister in Portland belonged to a CSA in...

My sister in Portland belonged to a CSA in Philomath, which is very close to Corvallis. I guess there were so many people in her NE Portland neighborhood using them, they delivered boxes all the way...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   03-23-2006, 01:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 800
Posted By Tiacsophno
Nice to hear positive stories! When my dd was...

Nice to hear positive stories! When my dd was about 2 I went in for an annual Pap smear with the CNM who attended the birth and when she learned I was still nursing she exclaimed "That's great!...
Forum: Lactivism   03-23-2006, 01:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 408
Posted By Tiacsophno
When a baby nurses at the breast, he gets the...

When a baby nurses at the breast, he gets the thirst-quenching foremilk first and then the fatty hindmilk. There is evidence that the hindmilk may serve as a natural cue to the baby to help him know...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   03-17-2006, 02:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 686
Posted By Tiacsophno
I chose "not after 3 years" because it was some...

I chose "not after 3 years" because it was some time around the time ds turned 3 that I started being selective about when and where I would nurse him. He didn't wean completely for another nine...
Forum: Learning at School   02-27-2006, 02:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,818
Posted By Tiacsophno
So as of this posting 100% (9 people) are going...

So as of this posting 100% (9 people) are going with the soft explanation. That would be my choice, too. The reason I posted this poll was because my dd's teacher went with the graphic explanation,...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   02-26-2006, 10:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 346
Posted By Tiacsophno
I'm a fan of Alfie Kohn as well, and after...

I'm a fan of Alfie Kohn as well, and after reading "Punished by Rewards" I started noticing all the 'good job's that I used without thinking about it. I printed out the "five alternatives to saying...
Forum: Learning at School   02-26-2006, 09:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,818
Posted By Tiacsophno
There was a school shooting at a high school in...

There was a school shooting at a high school in our state last week. At my daughter's elementary school, the students occasionallty practice drills for emergencies such as fire, earthquake, tsunami,...
Forum: Vaccinations   02-24-2006, 07:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 425
Posted By Tiacsophno
UPDATE: I called my insurance company and...

UPDATE:

I called my insurance company and they WERE billed for immunization for ds's March 2005 visit. When confronted with this information, lo and behold the pediatrician's office was able to...
Forum: Vaccinations   02-15-2006, 09:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 425
Posted By Tiacsophno
This is a question about the number of MMR doses...

This is a question about the number of MMR doses given (2 or 3), not whether the MMR should be given at all.

We do selective/delayed vaccinations with my ds, who is now 4yo. Last year at his 3yo...
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