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Forum: Vaccinations   08-23-2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,038
Posted By ajsmom
The bill was amended and passed by the senate...

The bill was amended and passed by the senate yesterday.  It goes back to the house for another vote.  The bill now allows parents to visit the school nurse, a change to help parents who would have...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-06-2012, 03:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 211
Posted By ajsmom
The Good Times wants to interview families in...

The Good Times wants to interview families in Santa Cruz county for an upcoming article about AB2109. This bill will require all parents who do not vaccinate to get a note from a doctor. If you wish...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-06-2012, 03:07 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,038
Posted By ajsmom
The Good Times wants to interview families in...

The Good Times wants to interview families in Santa Cruz county for an upcoming article about AB2109. This bill will require all parents who do not vaccinate to get a note from a doctor. If you wish...
Forum: California, Nevada   07-06-2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 156
Posted By ajsmom
The Good Times wants to interview families in...

The Good Times wants to interview families in Santa Cruz county for an upcoming article about AB2109.  This bill will require all parents who do not vaccinate to get a note from a doctor.  If you...
Forum: Vaccinations   06-28-2012, 10:28 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,038
Posted By ajsmom
If you live in California and wish to write to...

If you live in California and wish to write to your senator with your concerns, here is the text of the letter I sent to my senator.  Please feel free to use any part of it:
 
I am writing to you...
Forum: Vaccinations   06-11-2012, 01:57 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,038
Posted By ajsmom
In my school district, I am required to complete...

In my school district, I am required to complete the exemption form every year.
 
My earlier post about the current state code and the changes that 2109 bring were posted after reading the code...
Forum: Vaccinations   06-09-2012, 07:53 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,038
Posted By ajsmom
Since the California Health and Safety Code...

Since the California Health and Safety Code currently provides exemption from immunization, AB 2109 amounts to a fine for opting out of an optional medical procedure. It is the same as making you...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-18-2007, 04:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 312
Posted By ajsmom
Actually, school never enters into it. DS will...

Actually, school never enters into it. DS will be 7 in 2 weeks and we follow his lead and he follows ours. We just wake up and learn.

We find that his interests offer so many opportunities for...
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-26-2006, 03:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 304
Posted By ajsmom
Ds is so great at cross pollinating. He takes...

Ds is so great at cross pollinating. He takes pennies from his bank and loads them on his train. Then he gets some construction toys out and uses them to repair the tracks. Then the pirates come and...
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-26-2006, 03:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 439
Posted By ajsmom
When ds first learned "stupid" he LOVED using it...

When ds first learned "stupid" he LOVED using it and it made be crazy. I did all the things the other posters suggest until ds said to me, "but I heard it on NPR!"

So he gets to say stupid...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-20-2006, 12:53 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 922
Posted By ajsmom
If you didn't know he had been bit you would...

If you didn't know he had been bit you would probably not figure it out. He has an inch long scar just above the jaw line on the right side, halfway between his chin and ear. The other scar is just...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-18-2006, 09:04 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 922
Posted By ajsmom
I do find it a bit odd that they haven't offered...

I do find it a bit odd that they haven't offered to pay since the mom is a doctor at the hospital and is in the business. We really haven't seen much of them lately though since ds had to stay...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-17-2006, 03:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 202
Posted By ajsmom
My 5 year old son laughing in bed this morning...

My 5 year old son laughing in bed this morning over the words "garbage hound" from the Beverly Cleary books he's reading. He said it just made him laugh and laugh!
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-17-2006, 03:23 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 922
Posted By ajsmom
My son, 5 1/2, was bit on the face by my new...

My son, 5 1/2, was bit on the face by my new neighbor's dog. It required a trip to the ER, 2 stitches below his lip on one side and 3 stitches on the other side about an inch above his chin. He had...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   03-31-2006, 01:49 PM
Replies: 574
Views: 16,699
Posted By ajsmom
It is so easy to grab ds and go! We have a 700...

It is so easy to grab ds and go! We have a 700 square ft house and live on one income in a two income economy, barely. I love just having one.

Ds is now 5 1/2 and says, "Who will play with me?" a...
Forum: Parenting   03-13-2006, 07:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,701
Posted By ajsmom
Last week my friend told the boys that there...

Last week my friend told the boys that there will be no new toys until...(I can't remember when) I think it's birthdays or something. She is puzzled because she tends to head things off at the pass...
Forum: Parenting   03-13-2006, 05:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,701
Posted By ajsmom
Even when my son was 2 or 3 he would become...

Even when my son was 2 or 3 he would become upset when a toy broke, often not because he was rough but the toy might have been cheaply made. He would always ask us to try to fix it with glue, tape...
Forum: Parenting   03-13-2006, 03:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,701
Posted By ajsmom
One of my tribe gals has 2 boys ages 2 and 5....

One of my tribe gals has 2 boys ages 2 and 5. They break their toys on purpose, usually demolishing them after mom explains what will happen if they do. This happens all the time.

My ds, 5 1/2,...
Forum: Parenting   03-13-2006, 03:26 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,784
Posted By ajsmom
I have a 1988 Camry station wagon (260,000+...

I have a 1988 Camry station wagon (260,000+ miles) with no airbags anywhere, no places to latch anything to anything, just the shoulder belt. We bought the Marathon after using a borrowed baby...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-26-2006, 11:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 248
Posted By ajsmom
What are you planning for your graduate or are...

What are you planning for your graduate or are you already doing the PSA thing?

Your posts have been so helpful over the last few years. Thanks so much for sharing your experience and insight!
...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-26-2006, 10:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 248
Posted By ajsmom
We had planned to fill out the simple forms to...

We had planned to fill out the simple forms to be a private school here in California. We have to do this next October when ds is 6.

I met some nice homeschoolers at the park who are part of a...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-12-2006, 04:24 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,172
Posted By ajsmom
This is why I stopped posting... I was...

This is why I stopped posting...

I was attempting to visually describe her so you could see, along with me, that she may be having a tough time of it.

It is sad that her daughter suffers for...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-11-2006, 05:55 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,172
Posted By ajsmom
Springbabes -They probably sent her over in the...

Springbabes -They probably sent her over in the first place which was fine. I agree that it would have been ok to hang out at the street just to see your child safely delivered. Since they had no...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-11-2006, 05:09 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,172
Posted By ajsmom
While the first half of the family was moving...

While the first half of the family was moving in, trucks outside unloading, I went over with our neighborhood association newsletter and introduced myself. I had seen the 12 year old boy ridng his...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-11-2006, 04:37 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,172
Posted By ajsmom
I had stopped posting on Mothering for a few...

I had stopped posting on Mothering for a few months because I got slammed too often so I really appreciate all your insightful replies that aren't so judgemental.

While I agree that this mom...
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