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Forum: Family Safety   08-30-2010, 07:13 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Terabith
Also, my oldest (almost 7) has a seated shoulder...

Also, my oldest (almost 7) has a seated shoulder height of 16.5 inches, and my 5 1/3 yr old has a shoulder height of 15 inches.
Forum: Family Safety   08-30-2010, 07:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Posted By Terabith
She hasn't QUITE outgrown the Marthon. The tops...

She hasn't QUITE outgrown the Marthon. The tops of her shoulders are about an eighth of an inch below the straps, and her ears don't quite reach the top of the seat.

I think a high back booster...
Forum: Family Safety   08-30-2010, 06:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Posted By Terabith
My car seats are expiring, so I need to buy new...

My car seats are expiring, so I need to buy new ones. (Gulp)

My oldest will be seven in November. She's been in the Marathon. She weighs 47 lbs and is 47 inches tall. We've had her in a backless...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-18-2010, 01:57 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,347
Posted By Terabith
That's appalling!!!!! Why on earth would people...

That's appalling!!!!! Why on earth would people do something like that??? I'm so sorry you guys are dealing with that massive hassle!
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-18-2010, 01:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 60
Posted By Terabith
I don't feel good. Last Sunday (so five or six...

I don't feel good. Last Sunday (so five or six days ago) I got sick with some kind of I-guess-it's-not-flu-because-it's-June thing. Fever of 102, chills, body aches, massive exhaustion. I'm...
Forum: Women's Health   06-17-2010, 05:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 145
Posted By Terabith
I've had some sort of summer flu bug: fever (up...

I've had some sort of summer flu bug: fever (up to 102.4), achiness, exhaustion, just feeling crummy since Sunday. The first day or two I pretty much just felt miserable and slept, but I've been...
Forum: Women's Health   06-13-2010, 06:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 951
Posted By Terabith
Most precocious puberty is idiopathic, meaning...

Most precocious puberty is idiopathic, meaning they don't know what is causing it. I had it as a kid, and at four, it is unlikely to be related to any particular enviornmental cause. Things like...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-11-2010, 08:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 132
Posted By Terabith
THANK YOU!!!! I've been so worried about this....

THANK YOU!!!! I've been so worried about this. Don't know if it will happen or not, but we may wind up with a more or less trade. We have a Corolla and they want a car; we could use a minivan, and...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-10-2010, 07:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 132
Posted By Terabith
We are looking at buying a 2003 Dodge Grand...

We are looking at buying a 2003 Dodge Grand Caravan from a friend. We know it has been well cared for, but we've never had a minivan before. We're just at a point now where I'm doing enough...
Forum: Site Help   06-06-2010, 04:30 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,720
Posted By Terabith
Add my vote for an Early Childhood forum. I...

Add my vote for an Early Childhood forum.

I think that would also make people with older children feel more comfortable posting about their school aged (esp older elementary kids) in Childhood...
Forum: Family Safety   05-28-2010, 02:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,954
Posted By Terabith
Buckling the seat isn't really a big deal for...

Buckling the seat isn't really a big deal for her. Unbuckling, however, seems to be both more difficult, and more traumatic.

She's an anxious kid. She is terrified of being forgotten. When we get...
Forum: Family Safety   05-24-2010, 07:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,954
Posted By Terabith
Oh, she is very very conscientious and would...

Oh, she is very very conscientious and would NEVER consider unbuckling while the seat is in motion. We have a high backed booster that she uses as a supplementary seat with Grandma, and she fits and...
Forum: Family Safety   05-24-2010, 05:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,954
Posted By Terabith
We need to buy a new seat for my five year old....

We need to buy a new seat for my five year old. She's outgrowing it by height and it is expiring. She weighs 35 pounds. I really would like a seat that she can buckle and unbuckle herself because...
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-24-2010, 05:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,438
Posted By Terabith
I'd say listen to your gut. On the one hand,...

I'd say listen to your gut. On the one hand, learning to swim is a non-negotiable at our house. It can be hard and scary, and sometimes you just have to push through it. But a lot depends on your...
Forum: Family Safety   02-28-2010, 09:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 204
Posted By Terabith
Anna is 6 years old and 45 lbs; Catherine will...

Anna is 6 years old and 45 lbs; Catherine will be 5 in April, 42" and 34 lbs. Anna is in a Britax Marathon. Catherine is in a Graco something or other. Anna's Marathon will be expiring soon, and she...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   06-03-2009, 02:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 376
Posted By Terabith
What about Read Write Type?...

What about Read Write Type? www.talkingfingers.com (http://www.talkingfingers.com)
Forum: Family Safety   05-24-2009, 04:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 303
Posted By Terabith
Thank you!!!!!!! That is a huge help! Will...

Thank you!!!!!!! That is a huge help! Will probably go with a nautilus, but will check out the frontier.
Forum: Family Safety   05-24-2009, 02:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 303
Posted By Terabith
How do the slot heights for the harness compare...

How do the slot heights for the harness compare on the Nautilus and the Frontier compared to the Marathon?

It's going to be awhile before Catherine hits 40 lbs.

Also, what is the difference...
Forum: Family Safety   05-24-2009, 01:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 303
Posted By Terabith
I recently realized that my Britax Marathon is...

I recently realized that my Britax Marathon is either expired or will be soon. We purchased it when my daughter outgrew her infant seat. She is 5.5 now. (Need to update my signature badly.)

My...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-09-2009, 01:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 560
Posted By Terabith
Some of my favorite poetry collections: ...

Some of my favorite poetry collections:

Here's a Little Poem
Barefoot Book of Classic Poetry
My Very First Mother Goose and Here Comes Mother Goose
20th Centry Children's Poetry Treasury
Read...
Forum: Breastfeeding   02-07-2009, 02:55 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,868
Posted By Terabith
I was a pumper with my first daughter. At eleven...

I was a pumper with my first daughter. At eleven weeks, I was also pumping 70 oz plus. It is so, so hard to exclusively pump. I really want to congratulate you on doing this. Even eleven weeks is...
Forum: The Childhood Years   02-07-2009, 02:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 919
Posted By Terabith
My daughter has bacterial pneumonia at the...

My daughter has bacterial pneumonia at the moment.

Monday night, she was a little lethargic. Felt like a possible low fever. Didn't think much of it.

Tuesday, she woke up with a fever of 103...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-05-2009, 10:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 560
Posted By Terabith
I think that is a sign of both being a superb...

I think that is a sign of both being a superb memorizer and I would keep in mind the possibility of giftedness.

It is NOT typical behavior for a 2/3 year old, although I have known other kids who...
Forum: Parenting   10-05-2008, 02:43 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,167
Posted By Terabith
This definitely sounds like a bad situation. ...

This definitely sounds like a bad situation.

On the other hand, I let my 3 and 4 year olds play outside alone. I watch out the window; I go outside periodically, but I don't constantly have them...
Forum: Lactivism   10-04-2008, 01:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 663
Posted By Terabith
My daughters rarely nursed their toys, but would...

My daughters rarely nursed their toys, but would ask me to do it. Once, when I was not in the mood to nurse the toy sheep, I suggested she do it. She was around two then. She said, "Mommy, I CAN'T...
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