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Forum: Intact Care   06-19-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 451
Posted By joandsarah77
I would have linked to the "Don't Retract pack"...

I would have linked to the "Don't Retract pack" but they have made the page unavailable. Now it's password protected. It's on the Whole network and is designed to be sent to DR's.
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   06-18-2015, 01:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 548
Posted By joandsarah77
I think you should complain to the school or...

I think you should complain to the school or whoever is putting this together and send them some educational materials.
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   06-16-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 934
Posted By joandsarah77
Everyone has their own beliefs on this issue. I...

Everyone has their own beliefs on this issue. I am pro vaccine because from what I have seen the risk from the disease is greater than the risk from the vaccine. Severe vaccine reactions are rare....
Forum: Intact Care   06-16-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 451
Posted By joandsarah77
You need to insist that he doesn't. In fact you...

You need to insist that he doesn't. In fact you need to file a formal letter of complaint and start a nappy/diaper on policy or find yourself a new DR. You need to send her a "Don't Retract" pack...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-11-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 844
Posted By joandsarah77
Admittedly I was thinking of Finland and Sweden....

Admittedly I was thinking of Finland and Sweden. I thought there were more. I particularly like the Finnish model where they keep the same teacher for many years and branch out into different strands...
Forum: Intact Care   06-11-2015, 12:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 503
Posted By joandsarah77
That's good to hear. Sometimes there is know way...

That's good to hear. Sometimes there is know way of knowing. I would mention to him not to touch himself with grotty hands, in case he did it to himself. Doesn't hurt to have the coconut oil and...
Forum: Intact Care   06-09-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 503
Posted By joandsarah77
Ack, he doesn't need a steroid cream, throw that...

Ack, he doesn't need a steroid cream, throw that away. If he has an infection he needs antibiotics. Go in again and tell them you want a culture done.

Plain baths with bicarb soda, a good half cup...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-04-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 844
Posted By joandsarah77
In many European countries school only begins at...

In many European countries school only begins at the age of seven and there are good reasons for it. Children do a lot of maturing over the age of 6 to 7 and by 7 most (not all) are ready for formal...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   05-30-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 422
Posted By joandsarah77
It's not over until the 'father' can find a Dr as...

It's not over until the 'father' can find a Dr as low as himself to mutilate this poor child, let's hope he never does.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-30-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 567
Posted By joandsarah77
Yes living in rural Australia we certainly don't...

Yes living in rural Australia we certainly don't have handy co-ops or weekly park days or even know that many homeschoolers. We do though have neighbours whose children seem to be a permanent fixture...
Forum: Intact Care   05-30-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 321
Posted By joandsarah77
It's possible you are seeing infant smegma....

It's possible you are seeing infant smegma. Infant smegma can be whitish, yellowish and even grenish and runny. It does not smell bad. Pus on the other hand smells horrible, and would be accompanied...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-20-2015, 01:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,224
Posted By joandsarah77
Unschooling can be great for motivated learners...

Unschooling can be great for motivated learners and far better than being forced to learn things you will never need simply to pass a test. However reality is, that model would not work for either of...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-18-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,224
Posted By joandsarah77
I have a child with autism, but he is only 10. I...

I have a child with autism, but he is only 10. I didn't give any advise towards dealing or teaching a child with autism because they are each so very different. Each child needs to be looked at for...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   05-11-2015, 10:39 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 11,645
Posted By joandsarah77
Mitchell756 I hope you don't mind but I posted a...

Mitchell756 I hope you don't mind but I posted a link to your post over on baby Center's two intact boards.
(http://www.mothering.com/forum/members/208873-mitchell756.html)
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   05-11-2015, 02:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,224
Posted By joandsarah77
I haven't posted here for a long time, but...

I haven't posted here for a long time, but thought I would as I have two children with learning problems including a son with autism.
Personally I would never unschool a child with learning issues,...
Forum: Intact Care   05-11-2015, 01:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 583
Posted By joandsarah77
Organic Virgin coconut oil or some good...

Organic Virgin coconut oil or some good nappy/diaper rash cream. The coconut oil has antibacterial and antifungal properies.
Forum: Intact Care   05-11-2015, 01:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 297
Posted By joandsarah77
The average age is actually 10 1/2, but any age...

The average age is actually 10 1/2, but any age from 1-18 years is normal. It only retracts for sex so it doesn't matter if a child retracts or not, it's actually cleaner if it doesn't. They don't...
Forum: Intact Care   04-30-2015, 12:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 567
Posted By joandsarah77
Organic Virgin coconut oil is one of the best...

Organic Virgin coconut oil is one of the best things you can apply. It not only moisturizes but has antibacterial and anti fungal properties plus it is very safe. If he has yeast it will help with...
Forum: Intact Care   04-29-2015, 11:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 404
Posted By joandsarah77
Sounds like a UIT but I see you said that came...

Sounds like a UIT but I see you said that came back clear. Perhapes he hasn't been drinking enough water.

I posted to mention what you said about him having phimosis last year. A child cannot...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   03-20-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,276
Posted By joandsarah77
They said on another board that the boy is now...

They said on another board that the boy is now five so it gets worse. How anyone could rule and say a five year old who said he did not want to be cut, be forced to be cut baffles my mind. Medical...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   03-20-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,623
Posted By joandsarah77
I'm really sorry that those of you in the US have...

I'm really sorry that those of you in the US have to deal with that kind of nonsense. I would however also say it's a respect issue and that it's time to draw a line in the sand. People can think...
Forum: Intact Care   03-20-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 661
Posted By joandsarah77
Fair enough. I'm up in Queensland so far enough...

Fair enough. I'm up in Queensland so far enough way to never come in contact with him anyway. Might be an idea to name and rate him on some of those Dr rating sites.
Forum: Intact Care   02-03-2015, 04:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 661
Posted By joandsarah77
You had that here? I've never had the misfortune...

You had that here? I've never had the misfortune to meet an idiot Dr here in Australia. Well not over that situation anyway, I've made the acquaintance of a few other quacks over other issues. You...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-15-2015, 02:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 289
Posted By joandsarah77
Op, I would continue on with what you have been...

Op, I would continue on with what you have been doing. Follow up on your children's questions and interests and be their facilitator. Workbooks aren't needed and hands on things like games are better...
Forum: The Childhood Years   01-15-2015, 02:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 513
Posted By joandsarah77
My son's favourite colour is purple too. :) Apart...

My son's favourite colour is purple too. :) Apart from that though he is all boy. In fact he aspires to belch, sweat and stink "just like daddy"... :nut I think a little more caring about his...
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