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Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   02-20-2012, 06:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,064
Posted By dmpmercury
Sometimes a sudden change in your nursing...

Sometimes a sudden change in your nursing pattern can get it to come back. If you cut out feedings and stretch out the length of time baby goes without nursing it might be enough to get it back. It...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   02-20-2012, 06:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 256
Posted By dmpmercury
She doesn't have a cold right now and she isn't...

She doesn't have a cold right now and she isn't teething right now. Her molars already came in. She did bite her lip when this started but it seems healed now. I haven't gotten engorged at all even...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   02-20-2012, 11:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 256
Posted By dmpmercury
DD is 17 months and was still nursing. She...

DD is 17 months and was still nursing. She wasn't constantly asking to nurse but she usually asks about twice during the day and at bedtime. Two nights ago she didn't want to nurse which is really...
Forum: Alaska and Hawaii   02-06-2012, 01:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,867
Posted By dmpmercury
I'm actually in Anchorage and I guess I was...

I'm actually in Anchorage and I guess I was talking about oversight programs. The ones I know of are Raven and Family Partnership Charter School. I don't really know the differences between what is...
Forum: Alaska and Hawaii   02-05-2012, 03:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,867
Posted By dmpmercury
Ok thanks what are the differences between the...

Ok thanks what are the differences between the different co-ops? 
Forum: Alaska and Hawaii   02-05-2012, 02:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,867
Posted By dmpmercury
I had questions about this too! I am also...

I had questions about this too! I am also considering homeschooling dd who will be eligible for kindergarten in the fall. I am 50/50 at this point. I am applying for charters and alternative...
Forum: Alaska and Hawaii   12-06-2011, 11:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,565
Posted By dmpmercury
I delivered at providence and I was happy with...

I delivered at providence and I was happy with my experience. The respected my wishes and were baby friendly. The LCs are really good and knowledgable and actually gave good advice. They now give a...
Forum: Alaska and Hawaii   09-06-2011, 12:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 546
Posted By dmpmercury
I end up doing the religious exemption again and...

I end up doing the religious exemption again and I did use the form in that booklet. I was worried about the reaction to a religious exemption since it was a church preschool but they took it. It...
Forum: Parenting   08-31-2011, 10:44 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,886
Posted By dmpmercury
I think it can go both ways. I think some...

I think it can go both ways. I think some parents probably do cause separation anxiety in their children. Some parents coddle their children and tend to be helicopter parents who think their child...
Forum: Alaska and Hawaii   08-29-2011, 04:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 546
Posted By dmpmercury
They don't even need a physical and I can get...

They don't even need a physical and I can get that it is the medical exemption I don't know what to do about or where to get it.
Forum: Alaska and Hawaii   08-24-2011, 06:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 546
Posted By dmpmercury
My kids who are going to be 3 and 5 are going to...

My kids who are going to be 3 and 5 are going to be going to a Lutheran preschool. We aren't religious but I liked the school and it was affordable. Last year my dd was going to a secular preschool...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-03-2011, 06:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,193
Posted By dmpmercury
25% isn't a high tax rate. It pretty darn low...

25% isn't a high tax rate. It pretty darn low especially since your income is high. Who cares that you will be taxed differently. It doesn't sound like you will struggle because of it. Most people...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   06-25-2011, 12:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,647
Posted By dmpmercury
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Forum: Special Needs Parenting   06-22-2011, 11:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,647
Posted By dmpmercury
Your describing my older dd when she was 22...

Your describing my older dd when she was 22 months to a T if you change the more comfortable with males to female adults. I felt like you were describing a male version of her. She was exactly the...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   06-22-2011, 01:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 823
Posted By dmpmercury
Mama don't panic yet. It is way to early to...

Mama don't panic yet. It is way to early to worry about whether or not she will need services in school based on her speech at 18 months. I'm surprised they even scored her so low with 8 words at 18...
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-06-2011, 09:50 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 33,294
Posted By dmpmercury
My dd was still mostly scribbling at 3 with am...

My dd was still mostly scribbling at 3 with am line or a circle thrown in. I remember the developmental things at her pediatrician asked at that age if they could draw straight lines and circles. My...
Forum: Alaska and Hawaii   05-06-2011, 12:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 295
Posted By dmpmercury
Thanks. None of them are in the limits right now...

Thanks. None of them are in the limits right now so that is one less thing to worry about. 
Forum: Alaska and Hawaii   05-05-2011, 09:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 295
Posted By dmpmercury
I just found the code pertaining and you are...

I just found the code pertaining and you are right it is an acre and you can do whatever you want and under an acre you can only have 6 animals all together dogs are included in that and you can't...
Forum: Alaska and Hawaii   05-05-2011, 12:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 295
Posted By dmpmercury
We are looking at places this weekend and I am...

We are looking at places this weekend and I am finding a few in our range that have around an acre. What if it is just under an acre? Will there be restrictions. I'll have to look that over but I am...
Forum: Alaska and Hawaii   05-04-2011, 07:16 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,618
Posted By dmpmercury
I would wait to memorial day. It is too early....

I would wait to memorial day. It is too early. Beans need to be covered in plastic or row cover at least for heat. Our beans are bursting and in need of transplanting too. We accidently left some...
Forum: Alaska and Hawaii   05-04-2011, 07:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 295
Posted By dmpmercury
We are considering a move to Palmer. I'm hoping...

We are considering a move to Palmer. I'm hoping to get a place with around an acre. Thge real estate agent told me there is rules on having animals in Palmer. I was hoping to have some chickens...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   05-01-2011, 12:20 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,571
Posted By dmpmercury
You can check out my blog. I am not homesteading...

You can check out my blog. I am not homesteading yet but I will be when I get a place. Right now we are doing it with a friend's house. Gardening season is just starting so there will be stuff...
Forum: Parenting   04-17-2011, 12:13 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 11,954
Posted By dmpmercury
To me a baby is high needs if they feed very...

To me a baby is high needs if they feed very frequently and demand to nurse almost 24/7. They are fussy and demanding. They want to be held all the time and you must be up and moving. They wake very...
Forum: Alaska and Hawaii   04-01-2011, 12:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 200
Posted By dmpmercury
Thanks. My dd's preschool just informed us that...

Thanks. My dd's preschool just informed us that they won't be doing part day next year. There actually aren't a lot of other options because the other ones made you sign something obligating you for...
Forum: Parenting   03-31-2011, 10:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,641
Posted By dmpmercury
That is a hard age for sharing and sounds like a...

That is a hard age for sharing and sounds like a very typical playgroup scenario for those ages. I usually let the kid who was playing with a toy keep it until they are done even if it means the...
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