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Forum: Allergies   09-11-2012, 05:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 414
Posted By Harry's Mom
I haven't been here in a long time, but I need...

I haven't been here in a long time, but I need some help.  My son has just been diagnosed with a palm oil allergy, and palm is in EVERYTHING!  I'm looking for one comprehensive list of ingredients...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   06-23-2010, 10:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 726
Posted By Harry's Mom
Depending on what you need the evaluation for -...

Depending on what you need the evaluation for - we just had a great eval. at the May Institute in Randolph. They handle kids on the autism spectrum, but they do other work as well: behavioral...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   06-23-2010, 10:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 258
Posted By Harry's Mom
Hi Moms! I need to find a kid-friendly spot...

Hi Moms!

I need to find a kid-friendly spot in the Berkshires to meet friends coming in from out of town next week. A playground with space to run around and good play structures is all we really...
Forum: Women's Health   05-02-2010, 02:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 921
Posted By Harry's Mom
Ok, well I guess that means I need to skip it!...

Ok, well I guess that means I need to skip it! Thank you!!!!!!!

B
Forum: Women's Health   05-01-2010, 10:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 491
Posted By Harry's Mom
Wow, how scary. My son (age 5) had lyme last...

Wow, how scary. My son (age 5) had lyme last summer so I started learning more about it then, and my dad's had it twice. It's different for every person depending on how long they've had it, but I...
Forum: Women's Health   05-01-2010, 10:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 921
Posted By Harry's Mom
Thanks! Any one else got experience with...

Thanks!

Any one else got experience with it?

B
Forum: Women's Health   04-30-2010, 06:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 921
Posted By Harry's Mom
HI! I haven't posted here in ages, but I'm...

HI!

I haven't posted here in ages, but I'm having some minor out patient surgery in two weeks and I'm anxious about it. I usually take kava kava in small doses for anxiety. I need to know if it...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   05-08-2009, 09:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 152
Posted By Harry's Mom
Hi! I have individual rhubarb pie "bites"...

Hi!

I have individual rhubarb pie "bites" ready for a school function tomorrow. They are very wet and sticky. (They were supposed to be "bars." Should I refrigerate them? Leave them at room...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   04-27-2009, 03:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 503
Posted By Harry's Mom
Thanks for your feedback! I think the school...

Thanks for your feedback! I think the school thinks that desensitizing is a valid treatment for SPD (and I think they don't know what else to do) but I'm confident that there are much larger...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   04-27-2009, 11:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 503
Posted By Harry's Mom
Hi! Need some help here. I've got an IEP meeting...

Hi! Need some help here. I've got an IEP meeting coming up this week for DS, who is 5. We want DS's SPD to be more fully addressed in his IEP in a public school where the staff have no background or...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   11-11-2008, 10:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,336
Posted By Harry's Mom
bump and subbing.

bump and subbing.
Forum: Breastfeeding   10-23-2008, 10:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 521
Posted By Harry's Mom
My pharmacy had it, but I had to ask 'cause it...

My pharmacy had it, but I had to ask 'cause it wasn't out on the shelf. I'd call around, but don't be surprised if they don't know what you want it for. One pharmacist I asked had no idea it could...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   07-26-2008, 08:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 246
Posted By Harry's Mom
Great, thanks! I'm still on the fence, but...

Great, thanks!

I'm still on the fence, but your comments help. Someone from our preschool just mentioned it too, so I'll see what she's heard and go from there!

Betzi
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   07-25-2008, 10:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 246
Posted By Harry's Mom
Hi! I'm looking for summer camp type stuff...

Hi!

I'm looking for summer camp type stuff for DS to do in the Northampton area. We're considering the Mad Science program for 4-6 year olds. Anyone tried this? I was optimistic until I heard...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   07-10-2008, 05:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 395
Posted By Harry's Mom
Hi! I know I'm not supposed to use kava...

Hi!

I know I'm not supposed to use kava kava while breastfeeding, but ds is 4 1/2 and only nurses at night. What do you think, can I take just a little bit once in a while? Maybe if I only take...
Forum: Mental Health   06-10-2008, 11:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 724
Posted By Harry's Mom
Hi Lex! I'm subbing until I get a chance to...

Hi Lex!

I'm subbing until I get a chance to organize my thoughts about the anxiety issue. I want to go back and look at all the links folks have been giving you.

DS (4 1/2) has sensory issues...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   06-06-2008, 09:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 470
Posted By Harry's Mom
You might want to check out the book the Highly...

You might want to check out the book the Highly Sensitive Child or the Out of Sync Child. Both address children who's nervous systems are more sensitive than usual, and each has a different but...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   06-06-2008, 09:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 277
Posted By Harry's Mom
Hi! DS has sensory processing issues, some...

Hi!

DS has sensory processing issues, some language and social delay, and may be on the very mild end of the autism spectrum. Our PT has recommended we try either rythm entrainment or...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   05-04-2008, 09:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,077
Posted By Harry's Mom
We moved to Northampton about a year ago. Since...

We moved to Northampton about a year ago. Since you're already used to winter, you'd be all set and it's very open and crunchy. For water, you've got the CT River, which isn't the same, but you...
Forum: Women's Health   02-23-2008, 03:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 324
Posted By Harry's Mom
Hi! DH has painful back spasms on a regular...

Hi! DH has painful back spasms on a regular basis. Any good muscle relaxants that anyone can recommend? We use tiger balm and stuff like that on it with massage, heat, a vibrating chair cushion,...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   02-15-2008, 11:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 369
Posted By Harry's Mom
Thanks for all the responses so far! We...

Thanks for all the responses so far!

We can't homeschool 'cause DH and I aren't social enough to help support DS around his social delays. We feel that a social school environment is very...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   02-15-2008, 02:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 369
Posted By Harry's Mom
DS is 4 and has a developmental delay in the...

DS is 4 and has a developmental delay in the areas of speech and social skills. He also has sensory processing disorder. His school is writing up an IEP and has suggested that he may have autism and...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   01-21-2008, 09:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 319
Posted By Harry's Mom
Hi! Subbing 'cause we're having a sensory...

Hi! Subbing 'cause we're having a sensory evaluation by a PT tomorrow and I'd love to hear about other kids with sensory issues. DS is also 4 1/2 and I'd never even heard of sensory processing...
Forum: Dental   01-20-2008, 09:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,872
Posted By Harry's Mom
Yes, they make it! The dentist used some on DS a...

Yes, they make it! The dentist used some on DS a few weeks ago. At home we usually use Tom's of Maine Goofy Grape, which has apparently been discontinued. DS hates most sweet flavors and I don't...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   01-13-2008, 12:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 203
Posted By Harry's Mom
Nope, don't have one I love, but I can tell you...

Nope, don't have one I love, but I can tell you not to use Tufts. (We're self-employed and couldn't afford much.) Tufts has been referred to as the "bottom of the barrell."

Good luck! (Be glad...
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