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Forum: Australia and New Zealand   06-23-2011, 01:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 429
Posted By feral007
I'm pretty sure you can, although I don't have a...

I'm pretty sure you can, although I don't have a really recent MIMS to check it on.  I did get the Tetanus Toxoid for my daughter when she was younger, one doctor told me that it wasn't availabe. ...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   06-23-2011, 01:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 949
Posted By feral007
  Quote:One thing though, parenting multiple...


Quote:One thing though, parenting multiple kids and teens is not much different from parenting a single child. And herein lies the success of multiple children parenting. That is to treat each...
Forum: Single Parenting   06-22-2011, 11:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 376
Posted By feral007
I think it's great that you have been able to...

I think it's great that you have been able to get rid of some things, but that you feel comfortable with others around.  I recently went through photos to embarras my 18 yo's with at their party - I...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   06-22-2011, 11:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,330
Posted By feral007
I agree that he definately needs to see a...

I agree that he definately needs to see a professional and they will formulate a mental health care plan.  If you want to read through some things we have a site here called www.beyondblue.org.au...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   06-22-2011, 10:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,909
Posted By feral007
Different country (so no summer camps) but the...

Different country (so no summer camps) but the legal age for kids to work is 14 yo here.  My boys were keen to get a job but lost interest just before they turned 14 so I didn't raise the subject...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   06-22-2011, 10:32 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,555
Posted By feral007
I probably aged out before I found this site!  I...

I probably aged out before I found this site!  I have two teens that just stepped over the line into adulthood - and they don't appreciate me changing my tactics from:  I'm your mother that's why yu...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   06-22-2011, 09:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,896
Posted By feral007
I know you're over the 'quiick reply' but just...

I know you're over the 'quiick reply' but just wanted to add my ideas as well.  I did allow my daughter to get a fb a/c before she was 13 because she wanted to keep up with some of her siblings. ...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   05-11-2011, 05:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,372
Posted By feral007
I had 32 week twins and they pushed for an...

I had 32 week twins and they pushed for an epidural block because of the risks of the 2nd twin going sideways or breech.  I knew the risks mentally and the hospital midwife discussed the fact that...
Forum: Single Parenting   05-10-2011, 03:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 712
Posted By feral007
I always made sure to send the grandparents, and...

I always made sure to send the grandparents, and an aunt yearly photos because that keeps them all in touch with each other when they don't see them often and the kids are still quite young.  I...
Forum: Single Parenting   05-05-2011, 05:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 712
Posted By feral007
If it was me and this was the first time that my...

If it was me and this was the first time that my child was going to the grandparents place I'd ring them and say 'Hi, just wanted to touch base etc'  I'd make sure that my child had the means to...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   05-05-2011, 01:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 936
Posted By feral007
As the mother of 3 teens I have to say its more...

As the mother of 3 teens I have to say its more to do with the embarrassment of what the teens can make of your beliefs that stops most people!   My kids know they feature in my blog, but I try to...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   05-05-2011, 01:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 922
Posted By feral007
I would definately check out the bullying angle...

I would definately check out the bullying angle as well.  I think around that age some boys get a bit aggressive and some boys get bullied because of it. Ali
Forum: Preteens and Teens   05-05-2011, 01:22 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 11,987
Posted By feral007
    Quote:  Excellent point!  I'm terrified...


 
Quote:  Excellent point!  I'm terrified to see my baby learning to drive...much more scared of that than the thought of her having sex.


Oh yes, I agree.  I can't remember what the...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   05-05-2011, 01:12 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,835
Posted By feral007
I agree that you should have your boundaries,...

I agree that you should have your boundaries, but I do think that you need to increase the amount of control teens have over their own life.  I've got 2 boys thru to 18 yo - feels like a lifetime...
Forum: Spirituality   04-25-2011, 11:37 PM
Replies: 1,067
Views: 36,130
Posted By feral007
Hi just started to read this thread - will take...

Hi just started to read this thread - will take me ages to get thru it all!  I am a homeopath as well as a midwife and nurse; its great to hear people talking about homeopathy and essences.  We use...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   04-25-2011, 11:04 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,865
Posted By feral007
16 yo is the age of consent for both sexes where...

16 yo is the age of consent for both sexes where I live.  I have a younger teen girl and older teen boys.  My daughter luckily thinks its weird that a lot of girls at school are only interested in...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   04-25-2011, 10:20 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 11,987
Posted By feral007
LOL I was just chuckling over Calliope 84's...

LOL I was just chuckling over Calliope 84's remark about the 72 yo at uni and my son (18 yo) asked what I was laughing about.  Then he said 'You never stop learning anyway.'
 
I skipped about 4...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   04-25-2011, 09:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,770
Posted By feral007
Sorry I just have to come back in and say that...

Sorry I just have to come back in and say that there is friendly bacteria from mum's skin that is picked up from the mother at birth that a baby needs. A baby needs some friendly skin bacteria from...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   04-25-2011, 09:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,770
Posted By feral007
I work in a small hospital birthing unit.  We...

I work in a small hospital birthing unit.  We have a nursery area which is very well heated so that babies who are bathed do not get cold to start with.  If a baby was cold it would definately not...
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