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Forum: The Childhood Years   10-28-2013, 09:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 477
Posted By hennaLisa
My 5 year old boy has been sticking his fingers...

My 5 year old boy has been sticking his fingers in his mouth lately and I finally asked him why. (Duh!) Turns out an ankylosed molar (stuck to his jaw bone) has started to give him pain and he just...
Forum: Child & Teen Health   10-21-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 385
Posted By hennaLisa
Our son's upper right second molar never came in...

Our son's upper right second molar never came in at 2 years old like his other three did. Around 4 years old, it finally broke through the gum but only barely. He's now 5 and a half and it is ever...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   10-21-2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,176
Posted By hennaLisa
It was hard for my husband to really look...

It was hard for my husband to really look objectively at the procedure, since doing so would involve admitting that he was victimized himself. What helped him ease into it was that we discussed the...
Forum: Allergies   07-29-2013, 06:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 207
Posted By hennaLisa
My son is 5. He is hyper, easily distracted,...

My son is 5. He is hyper, easily distracted, defiant, and has great difficulty sleeping. He was kicked out of Montessori school after being put in time out daily until he became aggressive and...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   07-29-2013, 05:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 164
Posted By hennaLisa
My 5 year old son wakes at 6am no matter what...

My 5 year old son wakes at 6am no matter what time he goes to sleep. What time would you all suggest for bed time? He generally seems to take 1-4 hours to fall asleep, depending on what time he lays...
Forum: Other (Reggio Emilia, Sudbury, Democratic)   01-25-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 294
Posted By hennaLisa
In case anyone in Atlanta area is interested in...

In case anyone in Atlanta area is interested in the Sudbury educational approach, my son just started this year at SSA and we are thrilled with it. They are having two information sessions coming up...
Forum: Florida, Georgia, Alabama   01-25-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 158
Posted By hennaLisa
In case anyone in Atlanta area is interested in...

In case anyone in Atlanta area is interested in the Sudbury educational approach, my son just started this year at SSA and we are thrilled with it. They are having two information sessions coming up...
Forum: Breastfeeding   08-17-2012, 11:18 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 9,870
Posted By hennaLisa
http://www.mothering.com/community/content/type/6...

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Nursing my 20 month old son while camping on an...
Forum: Breastfeeding   08-17-2012, 11:14 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 9,870
Posted By hennaLisa
http://www.mothering.com/community/content/type/6...

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Nursing my 20 month old son while camping on an...
Forum: Montessori   05-18-2012, 09:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,039
Posted By hennaLisa
My son who just turned 4 has been attending...

My son who just turned 4 has been attending Montessori school in the mornings 5 days a week for a year. He is very distracted and slow to do his "work."
 
He has learned a lot in the language area...
Forum: Florida, Georgia, Alabama   05-16-2012, 08:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 243
Posted By hennaLisa
Join us as we build our community, meet new...

Join us as we build our community, meet new people and provide more information about the all-new Sudbury School of Atlanta. We are looking for founding families, volunteers, and future students who...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   09-26-2011, 02:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 311
Posted By hennaLisa
Oh, and he was overtired again today because he...

Oh, and he was overtired again today because he took so long to fall asleep, woke up early, and couldn't fall back to sleep. I have a hard time having patience for him when he is overtired, because...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   09-26-2011, 02:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 311
Posted By hennaLisa
No ideas? I guess we're just screwed. Yesterday...

No ideas? I guess we're just screwed. Yesterday it took him 4 hours to fall asleep. With a new baby, my husband and I can't lay with him that long, so we are just making him lay in the bedroom alone...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   09-23-2011, 11:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 311
Posted By hennaLisa
I've been reading on here and I'm hoping some of...

I've been reading on here and I'm hoping some of you might have advice for where to start to address my son's sleeping issues (or non-sleeping issues as the case may be).
 
He was a colicky baby,...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   09-23-2011, 11:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 503
Posted By hennaLisa
Hugs! I feel for you. My son does not have half...

Hugs! I feel for you. My son does not have half the things going on as your daughter, and I feel like he is completely unmanageable. I doubt any of my suggestions would be of any good, but I'll try....
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   09-23-2011, 10:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,023
Posted By hennaLisa
Our son was still nursing multiple times per...

Our son was still nursing multiple times per night at 2. We let him still nurse to sleep and nurse in the morning. But during the night, we had him start sleeping with Daddy in the guest room. It...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   07-29-2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,647
Posted By hennaLisa
Our 3 (almost 3.5) year old son has never been a...

Our 3 (almost 3.5) year old son has never been a good sleeper. He takes forever (ie. hours) to calm down and go to sleep, which keeps us awake in the family bed. He wiggles and makes noises. During...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   07-12-2011, 07:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,051
Posted By hennaLisa
Neat ideas Crunchy Mommy! We do have white noise...

Neat ideas Crunchy Mommy! We do have white noise for nap time, but not in our bedroom. Maybe we should.
 
I've never seen him wiggle himself to sleep! I'd love it if it would work though. He often...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   07-12-2011, 06:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,051
Posted By hennaLisa
He generally wakes up between 6am and 8am. Last...

He generally wakes up between 6am and 8am. Last night, he was acting tired (even though he did take an hour long nap) so we started bedtime routine at 8pm. At 10:30, my husband and I were still...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   07-12-2011, 05:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,051
Posted By hennaLisa
My son turned 3 in April and he has never been a...

My son turned 3 in April and he has never been a great sleeper. He is overtired all day - fussy, crying at the slightest thing, etc. The other kids he spends the day with do things to upset him...
Forum: Life With a Baby   05-13-2011, 09:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,132
Posted By hennaLisa
Where can I find out how to do tummy massage?...

Where can I find out how to do tummy massage? That sounds like a good thing to try!
Forum: Life With a Baby   05-12-2011, 02:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,132
Posted By hennaLisa
My 2.5 week old little girl is perfect in every...

My 2.5 week old little girl is perfect in every way, except that she leaks poop. Is this normal? It didn't happen with my son. She has a drop or two of mustard poo come out every few minutes it...
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-22-2011, 06:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,029
Posted By hennaLisa
Any suggestions for redeeming software or...

Any suggestions for redeeming software or whatever you get for it? I would not mind it as much if it seemed like it was something useful - like learning to read. The stuff that came on it is like...
Forum: April 2011   04-17-2011, 05:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 613
Posted By hennaLisa
I had a sinus infection early on that lasted 3...

I had a sinus infection early on that lasted 3 months (no meds) and I had a feeling ever since that perhaps the bugs were not completely gone. I got a cold a week ago and within a few days, I got my...
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-16-2011, 08:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,029
Posted By hennaLisa
Thanks for the ideas! It's true he does seem to...

Thanks for the ideas! It's true he does seem to play a toy for a while and then just forget it exists. Maybe that will happen with this toy... I just don't know if I can stand it until it dwindles...
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