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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-08-2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,705
Posted By my3peanuts
My son is 6 and is currently in public school...

My son is 6 and is currently in public school kindergarten. This is his 2nd year in K. He has a disability, is on an IEP, and has a low IQ. In any consideration of homeschooling I feel like I'm...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-27-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 560
Posted By my3peanuts
I have a son with low IQ. He's in kindergarten...

I have a son with low IQ. He's in kindergarten and I've considered pulling him out of school due to many issues with the school district. However, how does standardized testing work when you have a...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   08-13-2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 791
Posted By my3peanuts
I have 3 kids, 9, 7.5, and 6. I am sooooo tired...

I have 3 kids, 9, 7.5, and 6. I am sooooo tired of picking up after them! I remind them constantly to pick up after themselves, put their clothes in the dirty laundry, but it seems like day after...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   05-07-2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 557
Posted By my3peanuts
Wow, I'm surprised that they can say anything...

Wow, I'm surprised that they can say anything about it once the child is adopted! My two foster to adopt kids have to be kept on schedule(unfortunately) but thankfully the older one is done with...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   03-05-2012, 06:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 619
Posted By my3peanuts
Yeah, I would be ok with even just pumping to...

Yeah, I would be ok with even just pumping to supplement. I'm going to contact a lactation consultant tomorrow.
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   03-05-2012, 12:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 619
Posted By my3peanuts
Has anyone successfully induced lactation for an...

Has anyone successfully induced lactation for an adoptive child? We're in the process of hopefully being placed with a 4 month old and I'd like to breastfeed him. Unfortunately, I never had a very...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   01-09-2012, 01:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,078
Posted By my3peanuts
Very interesting information! For us, our son...

Very interesting information! For us, our son has seizures due to an underlying mitochondrial disorder but this is definitely something for those who have not found an underlying cause.
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   12-03-2011, 04:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,078
Posted By my3peanuts
I would absolutely hold off with vaccinations...

I would absolutely hold off with vaccinations until you're very clear what the cause of the seizure was from. My son had a seizure following vaccines at 2 months and went on to develop epilepsy. He...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   11-04-2011, 09:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,009
Posted By my3peanuts
This was a great documentary! I appreciated it...

This was a great documentary! I appreciated it because I have many friends and family who are pro vax and would never take the time to listen to a staunchly anti vax documentary. While I think the...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   11-01-2011, 08:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 235
Posted By my3peanuts
I have to provide documentation so I can't make...

I have to provide documentation so I can't make up a date.
 
Hep B is not required. It states on the sheet that I can choose to opt out although they encourage me to talk to my doctor about the...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   11-01-2011, 02:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 235
Posted By my3peanuts
I'm enrolled in a nursing program at a local...

I'm enrolled in a nursing program at a local college and I have to provide proof of immunity to MMR and Chicken Pox. For tetanus there's no option to provide proof of immunity, just the date of my...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   01-06-2011, 07:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 505
Posted By my3peanuts
My son was diagnosed with Epilepsy at 10 months,...

My son was diagnosed with Epilepsy at 10 months, he is now 4.5. He is on medication. I've looked into some alternative therapies but they're not for us. It was too risky for us to consider anything...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   11-20-2010, 07:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 601
Posted By my3peanuts
My son had a neuromuscular workup and ultimately...

My son had a neuromuscular workup and ultimately we came to a diagnosis of a Mitochondrial Disease.
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   10-25-2010, 11:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 582
Posted By my3peanuts
GI issues and autism are closely related and...

GI issues and autism are closely related and don't necessarily indicate mito. Of course they can but nothing is screaming mito to me. That doesn't mean it might not be either. Testing is not a...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   08-16-2010, 08:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,404
Posted By my3peanuts
Ds was recently diagnosed with...

Ds was recently diagnosed with hypogammaglobulinemia which I've read is basically the same thing as CVID. He does have low IgG levels though. I think low IgG is a pretty major part of CVID so I'd be...
Forum: Women's Health   07-18-2010, 11:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,757
Posted By my3peanuts
Quote: Originally Posted by KatWrangler...

Quote:
Originally Posted by KatWrangler http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15628554)
Are you having the same symptoms I am?
...
Forum: Women's Health   07-15-2010, 11:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,757
Posted By my3peanuts
I'm interested in this discussion because I've...

I'm interested in this discussion because I've been googling IC as well wondering if this is where my symptoms are coming from.
Forum: Women's Health   07-15-2010, 01:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 185
Posted By my3peanuts
Quite a while ago my uncle(who is a...

Quite a while ago my uncle(who is a chiropractor) did kinesiology with me and it showed an intolerance to dairy, corn and possibly wheat. This was a few years ago and I haven't changed my diet....
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-14-2010, 12:55 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,161
Posted By my3peanuts
Oh, I'm not expecting them to take initiative! I...

Oh, I'm not expecting them to take initiative! I know that would never happen! lol

I'm just wondering if most parents require their children to keep their rooms cleaned up!

I've realized I...
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-13-2010, 05:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,161
Posted By my3peanuts
My girls(5 & 7) share a room and neither of them...

My girls(5 & 7) share a room and neither of them would ever clean it if I didn't ask them to. So, do you expect your children to keep their rooms clean or do you figure it's their space and they can...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   06-08-2010, 03:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 907
Posted By my3peanuts
I agree with putting your foot down in some...

I agree with putting your foot down in some arenas. Obviously you cannot force him to eat anything but in terms of eating an entire box of something... that's something you have control over. If I...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   06-04-2010, 11:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 733
Posted By my3peanuts
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-03-2010, 05:50 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 11,586
Posted By my3peanuts
You don't suck as a parent! You wouldn't be...

You don't suck as a parent! You wouldn't be asking for suggestions if you didn't care. I think you did fine and I wouldn't be so hard on yourself. I think parents over-analyze things way too much...
Forum: Gardening   06-03-2010, 05:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 738
Posted By my3peanuts
I've got grubs in my garden & I need a way to...

I've got grubs in my garden & I need a way to get rid of them!
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   06-03-2010, 05:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 733
Posted By my3peanuts
If you could offer someone suggestions on...

If you could offer someone suggestions on changing their family's poor eating habits what are the top 5 suggestions you would make that would improve their health? Use whole grains? Cut out sugar?...
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