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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-24-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By momof3tobe
This makes me a little upset because I feel like...

This makes me a little upset because I feel like that letter could have been written to me depending on what your standards are for a "clean" child. Both of my boys had afternoon kindergarten and we...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-08-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 380
Posted By momof3tobe
My 6 yr old ds is currently obsessed with the...

My 6 yr old ds is currently obsessed with the fact that African Americans are referred to as "black" when really they look more "brown". He feels the need to tell every African American we come...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   11-08-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 826
Posted By momof3tobe
Ok so I must have jinxed myself or something...

Ok so I must have jinxed myself or something because last night my daughter started coughing and started a little cold. My middle son has reactive airway disease and the way she was coughing kind of...
Forum: Parenting   11-05-2012, 09:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 742
Posted By momof3tobe
I paid thousands of dollars on feeding therapy...

I paid thousands of dollars on feeding therapy for my ds and currently the only thing he will eat for dinner is a mayonnaise sandwich. I make him smoothies every night though with all kinds of...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   11-01-2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 826
Posted By momof3tobe
Ok I feel a little better! We have a...

Ok I feel a little better! We have a pediatrician (he treated her eye injury and is my other two kids' doc as well). My other two are older (6&7) and when they were babies they had sinus infections...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   10-31-2012, 07:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 826
Posted By momof3tobe
Hi all- I have at 17 month old dd whom I've...

Hi all- I have at 17 month old dd whom I've decided not to vaccinate so I've really seen no point in taking her to well visits at the doctors. In fact, the last time she was at the doctors was when...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-20-2012, 09:07 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By momof3tobe
This sounds very similar to my oldest ds who is...

This sounds very similar to my oldest ds who is now 7- he also was addicted to his bottle, needing one to fall asleep as well as several during the night, and the frequent waking up screaming. Did...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   09-20-2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,484
Posted By momof3tobe
No my two boys (6&7) only got a couple shots and...

No my two boys (6&7) only got a couple shots and my daughter (1) hasn't had any. I don't remember dr. Nicholadies or dr. Feingold being disagreeable about that. If a doctor ever questions me about...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   09-19-2012, 09:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,484
Posted By momof3tobe
Ok I got another doctor recommendation for you....

Ok I got another doctor recommendation for you. Dr. Anat Feingold is an infectious disease specialist out of Cooper in Camden. She's been voted Top Doc for years- I took my son to see her because he...
Forum: Parenting   09-16-2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,249
Posted By momof3tobe
This situation has a ton of red flags for me. It...

This situation has a ton of red flags for me. It sounds like something similar that happened to me when I moved into a very kid-friendly townhouse complex. I have two sons who were 4 & 5 at the time...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-07-2012, 03:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,128
Posted By momof3tobe
I feel for you. My ds is 6 and last year when he...

I feel for you. My ds is 6 and last year when he was in kindergarten he had problems on the bus too. Please do not wait another day to see if it keeps up- that is really hard for a 5 year old to sit...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   08-27-2012, 08:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 175
Posted By momof3tobe
My son used to get anxious when he was outside...

My son used to get anxious when he was outside playing with his friends about when he would have to come inside. He's 7 now but this was happening at age 6. I actually used to take him to a...
Forum: Bob Sears   08-25-2012, 06:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 572
Posted By momof3tobe
Dr. Sears, I have a 15 month old daughter who,...

Dr. Sears,
I have a 15 month old daughter who, at this time, has received no vaccines. My current plan is to wait until she hits puberty and have her MMR and chicken pox titers drawn, and if they...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   07-30-2012, 10:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,484
Posted By momof3tobe
Take her to see Dr. Catherine Nicholadies in...

Take her to see Dr. Catherine Nicholadies in Marlton. She is a developmental pediatrician who specializes in PANDAS. She was featured in an episode of Mystery Diagnosis on the discovery channel. The...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   07-05-2012, 08:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 207
Posted By momof3tobe
Does anyone know of a dentist in the south...

Does anyone know of a dentist in the south jersey/Philly area that uses BPA free fillings? My husband went to the dentist recently and found out he had 4 cavities! He asked if the fillings they used...
Forum: Parenting   06-14-2012, 11:29 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,158
Posted By momof3tobe
I really like that advice about changing the...

I really like that advice about changing the mom's reality, thank you. She is always there at the pool ( the rule is that kids have to be at least 13 before they can go by themselves), but she...
Forum: Parenting   06-09-2012, 06:01 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,158
Posted By momof3tobe
Thank you all for your suggestions. The thought...

Thank you all for your suggestions. The thought of getting the other moms together to discuss this scares the heck out of me. The other moms are definetly not as nice as I am and they don't really...
Forum: Parenting   06-06-2012, 09:49 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,158
Posted By momof3tobe
I'm not sure if this is something I can complain...

I'm not sure if this is something I can complain to the HOA about- I'll have to check that out. I always tell my boys that they do not have to play with this boy or be his friend, but what should I...
Forum: Parenting   06-03-2012, 04:33 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,158
Posted By momof3tobe
I came up with that response ( go fly a kite)...

I came up with that response ( go fly a kite) because I thought maybe he was acting out to get attention, so instead of the kids yelling at him and giving him more attention, I thought if they could...
Forum: Parenting   06-03-2012, 09:11 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,158
Posted By momof3tobe
My boys are in kindergarden and first grade and...

My boys are in kindergarden and first grade and he is in third. I think the maturity level of a kindergartner and a third grader are ( or should be) quite different. And this boy tends to target my...
Forum: Parenting   06-03-2012, 06:03 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,158
Posted By momof3tobe
Thank you for remembering about my other post...

Thank you for remembering about my other post about this boy. It was suggested to me that it would be helpful to post in the parenting forum to see if the ladies here had any suggestions and I think...
Forum: Parenting   06-02-2012, 05:08 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,158
Posted By momof3tobe
Chenchen- thank you so much for those...

Chenchen- thank you so much for those strategies- I think they will be very appropriate for our situation. My boys are already able to recognize when someone is crossing a boundary and come get me...
Forum: Parenting   05-31-2012, 12:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,158
Posted By momof3tobe
Thank you all for your suggestions. It does make...

Thank you all for your suggestions. It does make me angry and I wish I could just tell this boy's mother to keep her kid away from mine- a lot of what he does is classic bullying behavior, but it's...
Forum: Parenting   05-30-2012, 02:39 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,158
Posted By momof3tobe
We do have a lifeguard, but he's a college kid...

We do have a lifeguard, but he's a college kid and although he's attentive and tells the kids to stop running and no head- first diving and those types of things, he seems a little reluctant to say...
Forum: Parenting   05-29-2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,158
Posted By momof3tobe
Oh no- I tell him all the time to leave my boys...

Oh no- I tell him all the time to leave my boys alone(I say the boys need space right now so you need to either find someone else to play with or play by yourself) and he will- until the minute I'm...
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