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Forum: Homebirth   10-28-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 214
Posted By hapersmion
So, I woke up this morning and my water had...

So, I woke up this morning and my water had broken.  This is my third baby - with my first labor, water broke to start labor, and I didn't have strong contractions for nine more hours, just painless...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   03-26-2012, 01:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 321
Posted By hapersmion
I have a two-year-old who is unvaxed.  Now that...

I have a two-year-old who is unvaxed.  Now that he's two, I was thinking about getting him the DTaP (or DT, etc) - the problem is that I've forgotten all my research!  :)  I'll have to look back...
Forum: Homebirth   03-26-2012, 01:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 354
Posted By hapersmion
I let my four-year-old come into the birth tub...

I let my four-year-old come into the birth tub while I was pushing.  He was very excited and splashy, and I think the midwife wanted to send him out, but I didn't mind.  I liked having him there. ...
Forum: North and South Carolina and Tennessee   03-01-2011, 12:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 339
Posted By hapersmion
Thanks, I've been meaning to try that out...

Thanks, I've been meaning to try that out forever.  :)
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-16-2011, 01:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 301
Posted By hapersmion
SO BIG!  :)  We had a great big first...

SO BIG!  :) 

We had a great big first birthday party for my first baby... but I don't think we're even going to invite anyone this time.  For one thing, my first son had a little friend with the...
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-16-2011, 01:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,688
Posted By hapersmion
I'm not sure what differences there might be in...

I'm not sure what differences there might be in formulation, but I have used the peppermint kind on my baby. Not when he was tiny, because the peppermint is very strong, but it didn't bother him...
Forum: North and South Carolina and Tennessee   02-16-2011, 12:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 339
Posted By hapersmion
Hi!  We're not starting formal homeschooling...

Hi!  We're not starting formal homeschooling until fall, but I thought it wouldn't hurt to start the ball rolling... Does anyone know of any good playgroups around West Knoxville (we're in the Cedar...
Forum: Life With a Baby   01-25-2011, 02:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 395
Posted By hapersmion
I'm glad there are still some people around! ...

I'm glad there are still some people around!  :)  Benjamin has seven teeth - it's very weird.  He's had three on the bottom for weeks, and it seems like the other little matching tooth is just not...
Forum: North and South Carolina and Tennessee   01-25-2011, 02:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,014
Posted By hapersmion
I haven't had a baby in a hospital, so I can't...

I haven't had a baby in a hospital, so I can't tell you for sure, but I can say that none of the OBs in the Knoxville area are natural enough to allow even a trial of labor with a breech baby.  :P  ...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   01-04-2011, 12:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,813
Posted By hapersmion
We got my son just the measles shot just before...

We got my son just the measles shot just before he turned 3.  No reactions.  (Of  course, now they don't split them up any more, so we're stuck with repeating the measles or skipping mumps and...
Forum: Life With a Baby   01-04-2011, 12:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 395
Posted By hapersmion
Hi!  I've had no time to check boards, but is...

Hi!  I've had no time to check boards, but is anyone still around?  :)  We took a big trip for Christmas, and now we're trying to get back to normal.  Ben is walking!  He can make it halfway across...
Forum: North and South Carolina and Tennessee   01-04-2011, 11:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 311
Posted By hapersmion
If you're out on the west side, there's a great...

If you're out on the west side, there's a great kid's gym called Tataru's off Lovell Road, on the north side of 40.  They have big pits full of foam squares to swing into, and all kinds of...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   11-19-2010, 12:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 497
Posted By hapersmion
I haven't gotten an exemption for my boys yet...

I haven't gotten an exemption for my boys yet (not school age) but I think I would feel okay with doing it.  I'm a Christian too, and it's against my beliefs to do things that I think will cause...
Forum: Life With a Baby   11-15-2010, 11:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 686
Posted By hapersmion
I think it's up to you, really.  The chance that...

I think it's up to you, really.  The chance that the ped will see something you don't is balanced by the chance the baby will catch something at the office... 

We mostly followed the schedule for...
Forum: North and South Carolina and Tennessee   11-15-2010, 11:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 732
Posted By hapersmion
I think generally you ask your doctor to opt you...

I think generally you ask your doctor to opt you out of the vax registry (from what I've heard from people in other states).  I haven't tried it yet, but I plan to next time we have a doctor's...
Forum: Life With a Baby   11-04-2010, 04:03 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,611
Posted By hapersmion
My eight month old has had them since we...

My eight month old has had them since we introduced wheat around 7 months. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif With my first baby, I was very strict about introducing one...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   10-24-2010, 06:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,165
Posted By hapersmion
We usually go. It usually feels kind of like a...

We usually go. It usually feels kind of like a waste of time, and I feel like we get exposed to germs, but it makes my mom happy. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif I can...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-24-2010, 05:57 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,941
Posted By hapersmion
The baby is going to be Yoda for Halloween, to...

The baby is going to be Yoda for Halloween, to go with his big brother's clone trooper costume. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif I might have to do some kind of Leia...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-05-2010, 06:17 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,450
Posted By hapersmion
Ben has been doing the cutest thing the last...

Ben has been doing the cutest thing the last couple of weeks. He started clapping his hands early last month (super cute!), and now if I say "Hurray!" he lifts his hands into the air....
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-01-2010, 04:22 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,450
Posted By hapersmion
1. No GOOD reason, but people get dumb...

1. No GOOD reason, but people get dumb sometimes. :P

2. Hm, I never heard that grains should be restricted. *shrug* I've never heard of anyone being allergic to oats, anyway... We do wait longer...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-01-2010, 03:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,122
Posted By hapersmion
Breastmilk might help clear up a blockage that...

Breastmilk might help clear up a blockage that was just due to gunk (those tear ducts are tiny, after all). It won't unblock a tear duct that has a valve that just hasn't opened yet, but it still...
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-22-2010, 04:03 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,450
Posted By hapersmion
We've been crazy busy with DS1's "practice...

We've been crazy busy with DS1's "practice school" around here - jul511riv, how horrible to have a social worker called on you. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-08-2010, 06:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 192
Posted By hapersmion
My 4-year-old really wants to go to public...

My 4-year-old really wants to go to public school. Some of the neighbors go, and we drive right past the playground every time we leave the neighborhood. I'm thinking that I'll let him go to...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   09-08-2010, 05:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,105
Posted By hapersmion
We gave DS1 the measles-only vaccine just before...

We gave DS1 the measles-only vaccine just before he turned 3 (and just before they stopped making it). He was fine, even though he got chicken pox 8 days later.
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-08-2010, 05:43 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,450
Posted By hapersmion
Yum, pie!...

Yum, pie! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif

I just got back from Ben's 6-month checkup. The doctor showed me a weight graph and said, "As you can see, he's sticking to...
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