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Forum: Vaccinations   05-06-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 10
  Polio
Views: 322
Posted By ChristinaLucia
http://www.cnn.com/2014/05/05/health/who-polio/

http://www.cnn.com/2014/05/05/health/who-polio/
Forum: Vaccinations   05-06-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 10
  Polio
Views: 322
Posted By ChristinaLucia
I took a look at the countries and the spread...

I took a look at the countries and the spread concerns me a little. I am hoping it doesn't come to the U.S.
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   05-05-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,648
Posted By ChristinaLucia
Mine was still co-sleeping at 7, but by 8 she...

Mine was still co-sleeping at 7, but by 8 she likes us to lie down with her while she is falling asleep but wants to sleep by herself. 
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   04-29-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,007
Posted By ChristinaLucia
We got the chicken pox and my husband was...

We got the chicken pox and my husband was freaked out because he thought we would be outcasts in our community.
 
First - everyone, including the health department and doctor, assumed that we had...
Forum: Vaccinations   03-14-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 479
Posted By ChristinaLucia
I just had to go though the rabies series. In...

I just had to go though the rabies series. In general we don't vax, but it's almost impossible to survive rabies.
 
I think the doctor was wrong on the protocol. At least in Michigan your mom...
Forum: Vaccinations   10-19-2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 360
Posted By ChristinaLucia
For what it is worth I would be just as scared...

For what it is worth I would be just as scared about the people who are vaccinated when it comes to pertussis. We gave it to 3 of the grandparents who has all had the vaccination in the past two...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   10-13-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 629
Posted By ChristinaLucia
Sorry to be late to the thread. I go to a small...

Sorry to be late to the thread. I go to a small private Montessori school in MI (and we used to go to one in Minnesota) and have the chicken pox. We did pull the 2nd child out as soon as the first...
Forum: Dental   05-14-2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 277
Posted By ChristinaLucia
So far nothing has happened.  I decided not to...

So far nothing has happened.  I decided not to take her to the dentist.  She hasn't complained in months about anything in her mouth.  The funny thing was is within a couple of days of posting this...
Forum: Parenting   04-21-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,215
Posted By ChristinaLucia
Almost never.  Maybe 1 time per year.

Almost never.  Maybe 1 time per year.
Forum: Women's Health   04-09-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 290
Posted By ChristinaLucia
My DD has flare ups with dairy and eggs.  And I...

My DD has flare ups with dairy and eggs.  And I had doctor after doctor tell me it wasn't possible it could be related to food.
Forum: Montessori   03-21-2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 676
Posted By ChristinaLucia
He sounds like he is ready to move up to me...

He sounds like he is ready to move up to me also.  If you like the school I would give it the next few months so that he can nail potty training and move up.  
Forum: Montessori   02-09-2013, 06:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 267
Posted By ChristinaLucia
Thank you Neonalee!  That is helpful.  My DD was...

Thank you Neonalee!  That is helpful.  My DD was born 7/28/2010 so our DC are about the same age.  I guess I should trust them to know what they are doing.  She's my baby and seems so young to me.
Forum: Montessori   02-02-2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 480
Posted By ChristinaLucia
I felt the same way when my DD was in her third...

I felt the same way when my DD was in her third year of primary, but we loved the school and stayed.  I am so happy because she is thriving in lower el.  I'm so pleased with lower elementary. 
 
Forum: Montessori   02-02-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 267
Posted By ChristinaLucia
Hi-   Any insight would be most...

Hi-
 
Any insight would be most appreciated.  My daughter just turned 2 1/2 and her guide thinks she is ready for primary at 2 years and 9 months (the first they are allowed to go).  I'm not so...
Forum: Women's Health   01-01-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 113
Posted By ChristinaLucia
I am still breastfeeding.  That is a good idea...

I am still breastfeeding.  That is a good idea and for some reason I didn't think of it since we are down to once a day!  Thanks!
 
Forum: Women's Health   01-01-2013, 12:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 113
Posted By ChristinaLucia
Hi-   My toddler stuck her finger into the...

Hi-
 
My toddler stuck her finger into the moving treadmill belt of her grandmother's treadmill.  She sliced off some of the side of her pinkie finger.  We have been wrapping it with antibiotic...
Forum: Dental   12-07-2012, 07:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 277
Posted By ChristinaLucia
A couple of days ago my 2 year old bite an...

A couple of days ago my 2 year old bite an unpopped popcorn kernel in half.  There were no obvious signs of trauma to the teeth.  This morning she was crunching on her cereal and said her tooth...
Forum: Montessori   06-23-2012, 08:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,081
Posted By ChristinaLucia
I would absolutely love it if our school did...

I would absolutely love it if our school did this too.  They are excellent on a day to day basis but sweets still show up at the "special occasions."
Forum: Traditional Foods   06-19-2012, 08:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 202
Posted By ChristinaLucia
My CSA also has a bakery and I get a loaf of...

My CSA also has a bakery and I get a loaf of bread every week.  It is great bread but you can barely get through the crust of it, and two family members have lost fillings from it (bad dental heath...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   03-28-2012, 09:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,141
Posted By ChristinaLucia
There was a baby who recently died close to...

There was a baby who recently died close to where I am living due to pillows so I think it is good to be cautious.
 
I love having a blanket on even in summer, so that was an adjustment.  I wear...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   03-27-2012, 08:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,469
Posted By ChristinaLucia
I have the Le Creuset griddle.  I called the...

I have the Le Creuset griddle.  I called the outlet and got put on their mailing list.  They have good sales so I waited for one - a lot of the sales have free shipping.  I have purchased in store...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   02-11-2012, 09:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,974
Posted By ChristinaLucia
Thanks for the replies!  The yellow spot...

Thanks for the replies!  The yellow spot disappeared but I am still having a little pain when she latches.  I am guessing if I go to the doctor they will tell me I should wean my 18 month old :). ...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   02-08-2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,974
Posted By ChristinaLucia
I have a yellow spot on the tip of my nipple. ...

I have a yellow spot on the tip of my nipple.  It hurts during the first minute or so of breastfeeding my 18 month old.  It's been over two weeks and I am just getting concerned.  Any idea what it...
Forum: Women's Health   01-10-2012, 12:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 639
Posted By ChristinaLucia
Thanks!  I will give it a day or two and some...

Thanks!  I will give it a day or two and some binding foods and see if it clears up.  I usually like to wait a bit before seeing a doctor to see if we can heal ourselves at home, but wanted to make...
Forum: Women's Health   01-10-2012, 12:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 639
Posted By ChristinaLucia
Oh boy I feel like a terrible mom.  My nearly 18...

Oh boy I feel like a terrible mom.  My nearly 18 month old drank from the dog's bowl about 4 days ago and has had dark sandy / gritty liquidy stools since then.  They are liquid with these little...
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