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Forum: Working and Student Parents   01-30-2011, 09:20 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 11,519
Posted By alllyssa
Don't freak out :)  If you have someone who can...

Don't freak out :)  If you have someone who can be there with baby, just nurse right before class so baby won't be hungry and go to class.  Most classes are less than 2 hours and if it's longer,...
Forum: Vaccinations   09-03-2010, 12:51 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,817
Posted By alllyssa
Quote: Canada is only a few hours on a plane...

Quote:
Canada is only a few hours on a plane away from anywhere. Look at how fast swine flu spread.
What "swine flu"?

http://articles.mercola.com/sites/ar...-Pandemic.aspx...
Forum: Site Help   05-11-2010, 12:00 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,445
Posted By alllyssa
I'm not plus size and I'm not a prude, but if I...

I'm not plus size and I'm not a prude, but if I had a magic wand neither LB or Victoria's Secret would have half-naked women strutting around on TV. It is titillating commercials like these (and...
Forum: California, Nevada   05-10-2010, 11:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 516
Posted By alllyssa
I don't think you'll be signing up for Medi-cal,...

I don't think you'll be signing up for Medi-cal, but a program called AIM. It's for women who are already pregnant, but don't have insurance. I don't think the same asset standards apply to AIM....
Forum: July 2010   02-22-2010, 10:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 362
Posted By alllyssa
I found that I really needed very little when I...

I found that I really needed very little when I was out with baby. For example, at the grocery store I simply put my credit card and my id in my pocket or the zipper of my ERGO and put baby in my...
Forum: Meal Planning   01-07-2010, 01:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 898
Posted By alllyssa
Yes but I live in San Diego...

Yes but I live in San Diego http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/shy.gif
Forum: Learning at School   12-11-2009, 05:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,824
Posted By alllyssa
Quote: But, left to her own devices she would...

Quote:
But, left to her own devices she would easily read this paragraph aloud over my shoulder and maybe only stumble on "suspicion".
Your papagraph is WELL beyond kinder level (like 2nd or 3rd...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   11-29-2009, 02:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 819
Posted By alllyssa
I love the dishcloth idea and have done it a few...

I love the dishcloth idea and have done it a few times while I was experimenting with knitting and purling and switching back and forth to make different "patterns". Never thought to do it with the...
Forum: Women's Health   11-12-2009, 10:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 751
Posted By alllyssa
Why is she on antibiotics? Fever, cough . . ....

Why is she on antibiotics? Fever, cough . . . sounds like a virus, like maybe the flu that everyone is so totally freaked out about. No need for antibiotics there, since they won't help clear up a...
Forum: Vaccinations   11-08-2009, 04:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 964
Posted By alllyssa
Quote: "During a pertussis outbreak in Ohio,...

Quote:
"During a pertussis outbreak in Ohio, 82 percent of younger children stricken with the disease had received regular doses of the vaccine." Source: New England Journal of Medicine (July 7,...
Forum: Vaccinations   11-06-2009, 02:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 964
Posted By alllyssa
Quote: I take it that Mary Mallon wasn't...

Quote:
I take it that Mary Mallon wasn't actually shedding S. Typhi for all those years?
Although there are some diseases (like typhoid fever) that can have heathy carriers, none of the "vaccine...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   11-05-2009, 11:54 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,155
Posted By alllyssa
I just had to laugh at this "sleep association...

I just had to laugh at this "sleep association disorder" - did this doctor just make that up? I'm off to google!
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   11-05-2009, 11:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 371
Posted By alllyssa
Do you have an attorney who is knowledgable and...

Do you have an attorney who is knowledgable and supportive of your situation? Is your abuse well documented? Photos, hospital/dr. visits, police calls/visits/arrests?

Have you contacted La Leche...
Forum: Vaccinations   11-05-2009, 07:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,336
Posted By alllyssa
She's not on FB and doesn't know anyone who is....

She's not on FB and doesn't know anyone who is. Although I do think FB is pretty calm, but maybe it's just the crowd I hang with http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/winky.gif

If...
Forum: Vaccinations   11-05-2009, 07:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,200
Posted By alllyssa
You are so...

You are so lucky!http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   11-05-2009, 07:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,845
Posted By alllyssa
OMG! Don't call and certainly don't invite this...

OMG! Don't call and certainly don't invite this disgusting horrible role model to your home or have her around your children again. Why, why, why??? Don't you have enough decent people to surround...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   11-05-2009, 07:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,155
Posted By alllyssa
It would be interesting to see how she might...

It would be interesting to see how she might have responded, if you told her, "Oh I'm not here to get parenting advice - just want to make sure he is healthy and developing on track".

My guess is...
Forum: Vaccinations   11-03-2009, 07:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 467
Posted By alllyssa
Dr. Mercola just had a post this morning about...

Dr. Mercola just had a post this morning about Hib and MMR specifically causing immune suppression for about a week following the shot. If you are worried about the flu, then suppression you little...
Forum: California, Nevada   10-30-2009, 11:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 203
Posted By alllyssa
I know it's late, but I just wanted to let you...

I know it's late, but I just wanted to let you know that 2 of my daughters just had colds/flu with a fever that lasted 9!!!! days. The first 3-5 days it was pretty much all day and night and then...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   10-28-2009, 06:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 385
Posted By alllyssa
Hi Juniper, I'm in the Poway School...

Hi Juniper,

I'm in the Poway School District so I can only tell you what our experience has been. My 3.5 year old dd got assessed for speech therapy last March right after she turned 3. BTW, I...
Forum: Learning at School   10-28-2009, 05:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,203
Posted By alllyssa
My experience has been that the focus of the the...

My experience has been that the focus of the the Red Ribbon Week for the early grades is primarly about making healthy choices. In K, 1, and 2 they don't even discuss drugs and alcohol at all -...
Forum: VBAC   10-23-2009, 09:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,347
Posted By alllyssa
What about including your two older children in...

What about including your two older children in your prenatal visits and in the birth? How old are they?
Forum: Gardening   10-23-2009, 08:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 455
Posted By alllyssa
Pumpkins are actually a warm season crop in most...

Pumpkins are actually a warm season crop in most places, so depending on where you are, you probably have to wait until next spring.

Also, melons and squash are notorious for cross pollinating....
Forum: Parenting   10-22-2009, 08:08 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 11,595
Posted By alllyssa
I think you are furious at the wrong person. I...

I think you are furious at the wrong person. I think it's easier for you to see your son as the victim rather than the aggressor in this situation. If you keep making excuses for your son, he will...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   10-21-2009, 06:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 941
Posted By alllyssa
Kids are so smart! They figure out very quickly...

Kids are so smart! They figure out very quickly how to get what they want. Does he do this to your husband?
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