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Forum: Site Help   06-10-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By pek64
Per Cynthia's instructions in post 59 of this...

Per Cynthia's instructions in post 59 of this thread http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1384035/i-feel-like-i-am-the-only-one-in-the-world-that-choses-not-to-vaccinate/40
I am posing the question...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   06-10-2013, 08:09 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,153
Posted By pek64
Quote:Originally Posted by Cynthia...

Quote:Originally Posted by Cynthia Mosher http://www.mothering.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   06-10-2013, 07:40 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 2,969
Posted By pek64
I used to make a great whole grain bread (if I...

I used to make a great whole grain bread (if I do say so myself), but haven't in years and can't find the recipe. It used a combination of grains (whole wheat, whole wheat pastry flour, millet and...
Forum: Parenting   06-10-2013, 06:58 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,217
Posted By pek64
CherryBombMamma, if you're still reading, what's...

CherryBombMamma, if you're still reading, what's been happening recently?

LLQ1011 -- do not pay attention to what doctors say about breastfeeding. My experiences lead me to believe that doctors...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-10-2013, 06:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 501
Posted By pek64
I would try eliminating dairy for a week. There...

I would try eliminating dairy for a week. There may be a connection between a food allergy and the enlargement.

I'm glad he will not be alone! That's great! It's still very stressful
He no doubt...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-09-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 501
Posted By pek64
Does he know the surgery is coming? How does he...

Does he know the surgery is coming? How does he feel about it? Have you tried an elimination diet to see if problem with the tonsils and adenoids is food related. For me, it was dairy, if you'd like...
Forum: Parenting   06-09-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,332
Posted By pek64
I would apologize, but if the person didn't also...

I would apologize, but if the person didn't also apologize. I wouldn't let that person be in charge of my child again. I wouldn't say anything, but just make an excuse if asked for another...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-09-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 633
Posted By pek64
I have no real idea. Each day is different, and...

I have no real idea. Each day is different, and as he got older I spent less time worrying about it or keeping track. Most important for me was "is he learning/advancing?"
If the answer was "yes",...
Forum: Parenting   06-09-2013, 09:24 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,217
Posted By pek64
I'm still sounding harsher than I'd like, so I'm...

I'm still sounding harsher than I'd like, so I'm pulling out, for now. I'm just too overworked right now to participate well. I've said what I think, and I'm not going to try to clear up what seem...
Forum: Unschooling   06-09-2013, 09:19 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,424
Posted By pek64
I probably shouldn't even post this spring....

I probably shouldn't even post this spring. Spring is usually hectic, and this year is worse! Unfortunately I miss having the distraction and steal a few minutes here and there replying, but lack...
Forum: Parenting   06-09-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,217
Posted By pek64
I apologize for coming across as dismisive. I do...

I apologize for coming across as dismisive. I do not intend to make light of your difficulties. I am sorry that you had such experiences. I am simply saying that your experiences are not common, and...
Forum: Unschooling   06-08-2013, 11:21 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,424
Posted By pek64
Ahhh. Life is not fair. Seriously, I...

Ahhh. Life is not fair.

Seriously, I believe in limiting who young children have to emulate in all areas. Books, TV and movies, and real life. Controversial as it is, I do noy feel a bad...
Forum: Unschooling   06-08-2013, 09:53 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,424
Posted By pek64
I preferred to have my son looking for me or...

I preferred to have my son looking for me or some other real person rather than becoming dependant on two dimensional characters for company. But that's just me.
Forum: Parenting   06-08-2013, 09:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,217
Posted By pek64
Weight gain, diaper counting, poop consistency,...

Weight gain, diaper counting, poop consistency, milk allergies (not to mention soy allergies), night waking, spoiling, etc are the common problems faced by ALL new parents, breastfeeding or not.
...
Forum: Parenting   06-07-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,217
Posted By pek64
If the main problem with breastfeeding is nipple...

If the main problem with breastfeeding is nipple confusion, a shield might work. I hate suggesting it, but if she really wants to breastfeed, and can't work out the nipple confusion problem, the...
Forum: Parenting   06-07-2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,217
Posted By pek64
Whoa! How did this end up being about babies...

Whoa! How did this end up being about babies crying in the middle of the night?

I agree that if you can pinpoint the problem, the actual problem, then you will have a better sense of how to help....
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-07-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 382
Posted By pek64
Mary. No question. But insurance companies...

Mary. No question. But insurance companies sometimes work out a "each one fixes her own" scenario.

Sally should report it to the insurance company. That company will contact Mary's company. Let...
Forum: Unschooling   06-07-2013, 12:22 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,424
Posted By pek64
If it's background noise you're wanting, you...

If it's background noise you're wanting, you could use music. And music counts as music and math for portfolios, for those who have to put them together.
Forum: Multicultural Families   06-07-2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 519
Posted By pek64
I love the commercial!

I love the commercial!
Forum: Parenting   06-07-2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,217
Posted By pek64
Formula feeding has been mainstream for so long,...

Formula feeding has been mainstream for so long, I find it hard to believe that this is a response to social pressure, of any kind. It would take someone important to her to get her to consider...
Forum: Parenting   06-07-2013, 09:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,217
Posted By pek64
It sounds like maybe her boyfriend wants her to...

It sounds like maybe her boyfriend wants her to breastfeed, but she wants to bottle feed with someone else's breastmilk. So she's flip-flopping on the issue. Can she buy donated breastmilk? I've...
Forum: Parenting   06-07-2013, 07:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 893
Posted By pek64
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by dauphinette http://www.mothering.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   06-06-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,153
Posted By pek64
I think your expectations are a little high for...

I think your expectations are a little high for 4 1/2. It sounds like you are expecting him to pick up after himself, which is unlikely. If I'm reading that wrong, I'm sorry.

You could pick up...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   06-06-2013, 05:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 747
Posted By pek64
Based on who had sleepwalking and night terrors...

Based on who had sleepwalking and night terrors in my family (siblings) those with food intolerances had them. I wonder if there's a connection. If I had a child with this problem, I'd keep a food...
Forum: Life With a Baby   06-06-2013, 05:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 548
Posted By pek64
I hope things *are* getting better (and not just...

I hope things *are* getting better (and not just temporarily)! It's so difficult when a child hates the carseat.
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