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Forum: The Netherlands   06-26-2014, 04:30 PM
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Posted By alacrity
Visiting Amsterdam with a five year old

My MIL is sending us to Amsterdam for a few days in late July. I would love recommendations of things to do with our daughter.

Also, we have not been on a date alone in over a year because we...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-25-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 557
Posted By alacrity
My daughter will be five this week and she is...

My daughter will be five this week and she is experiencing some social anxiety. When she meets people she freezes up and will not speak most of the time. She expresses frustration afterward when we...
Forum: Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky   10-24-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 178
Posted By alacrity
I recently moved to Williamsburg, VA, with my...

I recently moved to Williamsburg, VA, with my five year old and husband for his job and cannot seem to meet any other secular homeschoolers with young children or just other families with kids near...
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   02-10-2011, 08:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 252
Posted By alacrity
Family Grounds is the one I am avoiding because...

Family Grounds is the one I am avoiding because you have to pay per child!! Here we have a couple coffee shops with couches near kid stuff and you only pay for your food and drink. I am  looking for...
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   02-09-2011, 03:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 252
Posted By alacrity
Oh darn.  We missed out on Soul Veg last time. I...

Oh darn.  We missed out on Soul Veg last time. I had no idea they were close to MSI! Soul Veg used to be Eternity Vegetarian Deli here in Saint Louis.  We miss them oodles.
 
We're taking the...
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   02-09-2011, 12:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 252
Posted By alacrity
We went to MSI & Shedd last time. The kids loved...

We went to MSI & Shedd last time. The kids loved both. My 2 year old loves the planetarium here so I hope she will like Adler. We were planning on it because really I want to see the lake from...
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   02-08-2011, 11:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 252
Posted By alacrity
I will be in Chicago this weekend and would love...

I will be in Chicago this weekend and would love to find something fun to do on Valentine's Day with my 2 year old and her 9  year old friend who's joining us. Any suggestions for  Valentine's...
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   01-29-2011, 11:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 735
Posted By alacrity
I go to Dr. Larry on Old Ballas Road. He blamed...

I go to Dr. Larry on Old Ballas Road. He blamed my daughter's tooth decay on night nursing. :( We have no choice though since he seems to be the only dentist who accepts medicaid and takes children...
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   01-18-2011, 07:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 644
Posted By alacrity
We are taking a train out of Saint Louis Friday...

We are taking a train out of Saint Louis Friday at 4 am. We were supposed to ride with a friend but her car broke down and now we have no ride to the train. The buses do not run that early in the...
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   12-27-2010, 04:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 347
Posted By alacrity
I have been wondering this too. We may go in...

I have been wondering this too. We may go in January or February if we can work it out.
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   12-16-2010, 11:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,644
Posted By alacrity
I am in South City near Tower Grove Park. I have...

I am in South City near Tower Grove Park. I have a 2 year old daughter and I babysit several preschoolers in my home. I usually attend any play dates in the city that we can get to but rarely leave...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-05-2010, 02:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 349
Posted By alacrity
We have a large-ish kiddie pool with a slide....

We have a large-ish kiddie pool with a slide. Our yard will be unusable for a long time (until lead paint is abated and it looks like it is just not happening). So I want to bring the pool in and...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-03-2010, 04:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 770
Posted By alacrity
Violet, Thanks. He is definitely far below...

Violet,

Thanks. He is definitely far below average. Most people cannot understand what he is saying when he speaks and sometimes even I haven't a clue what he is saying. His words often do not...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-01-2010, 07:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 770
Posted By alacrity
Thanks. I will check them out over the weekend....

Thanks. I will check them out over the weekend. I was hoping to put together a packet for her.

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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-01-2010, 07:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 770
Posted By alacrity
I provide child care in my home for a small...

I provide child care in my home for a small group of children. They range in age from almost 2 to 4 years old. A mother approached me recently because she is concerned that her four year old cannot...
Forum: Women's Health   08-14-2010, 03:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 279
Posted By alacrity
I searched but could not find specifically what...

I searched but could not find specifically what I am looking for...

We recently moved to a new place and there is lead abatement going on here. I don't agree with the way they are abating (they...
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   07-12-2010, 11:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 336
Posted By alacrity
I am looking for a rental home (either single...

I am looking for a rental home (either single family or duplex) in Saint Louis City. I have been dealing with an aggressive slumlord for the past year and my lease is up. I am hoping for a 2 bedroom...
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   05-14-2010, 04:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 700
Posted By alacrity
Somedaymom, How much cuts and colors they...

Somedaymom,

How much cuts and colors they run there? I babysit a child whose aunt works there. I was going to ask her to do my hair but I assume they are way out of my price range. So i don't...
Forum: Women's Health   04-23-2010, 03:33 PM
Replies: 625
Views: 47,561
Posted By alacrity
http://www.amazon.com/Eureka-4870MZ-...2043377&sr...

http://www.amazon.com/Eureka-4870MZ-...2043377&sr=8-1...
Forum: Women's Health   04-23-2010, 03:21 PM
Replies: 625
Views: 47,561
Posted By alacrity
Are there any vacuums under $150 that would do...

Are there any vacuums under $150 that would do the job or does it have to be one of the expensive ones? Even if I found a vacuum at a local shop I would have no way of getting it home with the kid...
Forum: Women's Health   04-22-2010, 02:59 PM
Replies: 625
Views: 47,561
Posted By alacrity
Any advice on obtaining a HEPA vacuum that would...

Any advice on obtaining a HEPA vacuum that would be helpful with wood and tile floors and also carpets? I have very little to spend. I am a single mom and don't make much babysitting but I would...
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   04-13-2010, 09:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,232
Posted By alacrity
I ended up going with Brentwood Pediatrics since...

I ended up going with Brentwood Pediatrics since they were the first place that I called (after many calls) who still take Medicaid.

Now I am looking for a PCP for myself...
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   04-08-2010, 07:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 294
Posted By alacrity
Part two of my daily quest: I need to find...

Part two of my daily quest:

I need to find a family doctor in St. Louis who can help me with my possible PP Hypothyroid issues. I want to see a general physician first because I have a myriad of...
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   04-08-2010, 06:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,232
Posted By alacrity
Thanks. I just called them and they are no...

Thanks. I just called them and they are no longer accepting any new medicaid patients. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/angry.gif
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   04-08-2010, 06:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,232
Posted By alacrity
Are there any good pediatricians left who take...

Are there any good pediatricians left who take medicaid? I called to make my daughter's 18 month well baby visit and have her lead and nutrition levels taken again and I was informed that her...
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