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Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   01-02-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,520
Posted By Lookingup
Wow. That is shockingly awful about CPS. (Well,...

Wow. That is shockingly awful about CPS. (Well, we're used to it in NY, but I had higher hopes for TX -- we are moving there in 6 months.)

I birthed my last boy in CT just to avoid the whole eye...
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   12-13-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,059
Posted By Lookingup
This is great, thank you so much!!

This is great, thank you so much!!
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   12-05-2013, 03:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,059
Posted By Lookingup
We're moving to Houston in June and I'm looking...

We're moving to Houston in June and I'm looking for the same thing. (We're non-vaxing.)
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   08-22-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 466
Posted By Lookingup
I solved this by getting off FB.  :)   ...

I solved this by getting off FB.  :)
 
Actually, it wasn't just the vaccine posts that bothered me; it was a variety of complaints that rubbed me the wrong way.  And while I listen to some ranting...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   08-22-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 549
Posted By Lookingup
Hi there,   I haven't read all the...

Hi there,
 
I haven't read all the responses, but first: HUG.  Ok, one more: HUG!
 
It's probably been mentioned to clean up the diet, try GF/CF, which I agree with obviously.  Really quality...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   05-12-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 711
Posted By Lookingup
Hey A, I think our 7 year olds should get...

Hey A, I think our 7 year olds should get together and have a conversation.  ;)  Sometimes a little common philosophy goes a long way at this age!
 
T is scared of needles.  So vaxing now is a...
Forum: Women's Health   04-29-2013, 07:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 230
Posted By Lookingup
Yeah see, that's what I hate about abx.  They...

Yeah see, that's what I hate about abx.  They get sick with other stuff while they're on it.
 
Thanks for all the recommendations, folks.  I actually do own that book!  I read it years ago, but my...
Forum: Women's Health   04-26-2013, 03:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 230
Posted By Lookingup
We use herbal remedies in this family... Except...

We use herbal remedies in this family... Except for strep. I've had so much fear instilled in me (I have rheumatoid arthritis from a strep infection as a child). But my kids are prone to it -- they...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   04-25-2013, 05:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 285
Posted By Lookingup
I cross out the parts I don't like and initial. ...

I cross out the parts I don't like and initial.  On the one my ped has, you can cross out enough to make it sound like vaccinating is a bad idea.  ;)  And then I signed it.  Voila!
 
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   04-12-2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 437
Posted By Lookingup
I'm in NY and have fought a denial (pre-K). ...

I'm in NY and have fought a denial (pre-K).  Public school didn't give me any problem.  I'm happy to take a look at it for you... you can always contact Gary Krasner at the NY Coalition for Informed...
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   03-28-2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 364
Posted By Lookingup
Thanks, that's helpful!   Now we're just...

Thanks, that's helpful!
 
Now we're just waiting to see where his seniority number is come June, and hopefully we'll be back out to look at rentals.  
 
Thanks to everyone for the feedback and...
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   03-15-2013, 07:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 364
Posted By Lookingup
Nia and I are in different situations, I'm...

Nia and I are in different situations, I'm assuming though.  My husband only drives to and from work once a week as a pilot, so the 45 minute commute to Kingwood isn't a big deal.  (Right now, he's...
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   03-10-2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 364
Posted By Lookingup
Thanks ladies. :) I visited last month and there...

Thanks ladies. :) I visited last month and there was lots about the area I really liked.  I so enjoyed the people.  All these random strangers helping me out with a smile.  Seriously I've been in...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   03-02-2013, 04:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 608
Posted By Lookingup
I talk about it less and less because of the...

I talk about it less and less because of the reactions we've received from my family and from a few others... some of them scary.  (A few people love to threaten CPS when confronted with a...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   02-23-2013, 11:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 783
Posted By Lookingup
It's an interesting question.  Having a child...

It's an interesting question.  Having a child with medical/developmental issues, there are procedures and tests that cause him discomfort, and I'll admit that unless we ABSOLUTELY have to do it, I...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   02-10-2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 609
Posted By Lookingup
Ha!  Congrats!  :)  CP was actually a super fun...

Ha!  Congrats!  :)  CP was actually a super fun week in this house.  It got announced on MDC and we had at least two play dates a day from people wanted to catch it.  I met a lot of nice folks.  And...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   02-08-2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,024
Posted By Lookingup
I've seen the "I regret my choice to not...

I've seen the "I regret my choice to not vaccinate" type articles.  Personally, if my child came down with a VPD (and we've experienced a couple), I wouldn't regret my choice to not vaccinate and...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   02-03-2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 249
Posted By Lookingup
That was indeed refreshing.   Was just at a...

That was indeed refreshing.
 
Was just at a party with a friend and we were discussing the whole mentality of repeating what's been shoved down one's throat by the media, pharmaceuticals... it's...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   02-03-2013, 11:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 249
Posted By Lookingup
Thank you.  My days of research were years ago...

Thank you.  My days of research were years ago (when my son went through this) so this was a good refresher.  And yes, I think she was confusing herd immunity with passive immunity.  
 
Thanks...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   02-03-2013, 10:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 249
Posted By Lookingup
I got in a fight with a woman at church today....

I got in a fight with a woman at church today. She's a school nurse, and in general a very stubborn woman. I walked away -- I'm not skilled in confrontation.  But she was loudly complaining about...
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   01-22-2013, 06:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 364
Posted By Lookingup
This is so helpful, thank you very much!!

This is so helpful, thank you very much!!
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   01-17-2013, 05:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 364
Posted By Lookingup
I am going to Houston next week for the first...

I am going to Houston next week for the first time to get a feel for the area.  My hubby -- pilot -- has been displaced from his east coast base once again, and we're trying to find a base he's...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-16-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 596
Views: 9,401
Posted By Lookingup
Why? Because I want my children to feel safe as...

Why? Because I want my children to feel safe as they learn, so they know the joy of learning without fear of being punished or mocked. Because I want them to wake each day more excited for the day's...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   01-04-2013, 01:47 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,311
Posted By Lookingup
We are contemplating a move to TX, so thanks for...

We are contemplating a move to TX, so thanks for that heart worm link.
 
We've never given our dog conventional heart worm or flea drops.  She gets Natural Defense during tick season, and I use...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   12-29-2012, 02:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 648
Posted By Lookingup
I no longer have close relationships with my...

I no longer have close relationships with my immediate family over our decision to stop vaccinating.  (My first child had dreadful reactions and is now mildly autistic.)  It has been one of the most...
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