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Forum: Vaccinations   09-21-2009, 04:03 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 20,539
Posted By HeatherHeather
Sorry, I thought the nasal spray was the only...

Sorry, I thought the nasal spray was the only one going to be available in the near future the US? Can you get the inactivated injections here?

Edited to add: It appears the injections are...
Forum: Vaccinations   09-21-2009, 03:47 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 20,539
Posted By HeatherHeather
KaylaBeanie, the H1N1 vax is not a dead virus...

KaylaBeanie, the H1N1 vax is not a dead virus vax, it's a live attenuated vax. Just wanted to make sure you had all the facts.
Forum: Vaccinations   09-18-2009, 11:46 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 20,539
Posted By HeatherHeather
Wow, a live virus vaccine.

Wow, a live virus vaccine.
Forum: Gentle Discipline   02-26-2009, 11:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 918
Posted By HeatherHeather
Off the top of my head playdough dress up...

Off the top of my head

playdough
dress up
magnets
hullabaloo
building a fort
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   02-18-2009, 04:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 840
Posted By HeatherHeather
I think a lot of it might have to do with the...

I think a lot of it might have to do with the ages of the children. My parents had a foster child in our home when I was a child. He was an infant when he came to our home and lived with us for...
Forum: Pregnancy and Birth Loss   02-11-2009, 08:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,222
Posted By HeatherHeather
I'd get a second opinion.

I'd get a second opinion.
Forum: October 2009   02-10-2009, 12:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 311
Posted By HeatherHeather
If you've ever had hepatitis A, you have...

If you've ever had hepatitis A, you have lifelong immunity. I *think* most people get immunity in childhood. I don't think there is any risk to the baby if you were to get hepatitis A during...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   01-25-2009, 10:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 434
Posted By HeatherHeather
Quote: Originally Posted by Virginia Mom...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Virginia Mom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13039104)
The school nurse already told me she...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   12-15-2008, 04:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 688
Posted By HeatherHeather
I'm so sorry. It sounds so frustrating. I...

I'm so sorry. It sounds so frustrating.

I guess what I was trying to say is that if you have a specific idea of what your child needs, I think you can get it, but it will take time and energy.
...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   12-13-2008, 12:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 688
Posted By HeatherHeather
Your child is entitled to Free and Appropriate...

Your child is entitled to Free and Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) under federal law. The gist of this law is that the public school HAS to provide education appropriate to your child, free of...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   10-21-2008, 10:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 271
Posted By HeatherHeather
My eyesight got significantly worse after the...

My eyesight got significantly worse after the birth of each of my children. I had a prescription change for my contacts of almost a whole point each time (for the worse).
Forum: Vaccinations   10-19-2008, 08:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,529
Posted By HeatherHeather
Wow. If you're run down and stressed and you get...

Wow. If you're run down and stressed and you get the vax, you're just going to tax your immune system more and I'm fairly confident you'll come down with some kind of infection within a week of...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   10-18-2008, 10:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 432
Posted By HeatherHeather
My 9 yo is learning latin stems this year. One...

My 9 yo is learning latin stems this year. One of her stems is EX -- which means "out". This week I was listening to The Doors. She told me, "Can't we put on some cool music, The Doors are so EX."...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-16-2008, 10:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 691
Posted By HeatherHeather
I was going to suggest the grid paper too. My...

I was going to suggest the grid paper too. My children haven't had difficulty "weaning" from it. It just helped a lot at first. And sometimes we go back to it when their work starts to get sloppy. I...
Forum: Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky   10-15-2008, 08:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 585
Posted By HeatherHeather
I'm in Richmond area and one of the reasons I...

I'm in Richmond area and one of the reasons I chose to hs is because of the stupid SOLs. Way too much info. for little kids. I personally wouldn't worry about it too much. Even if you want to send...
Forum: Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky   10-15-2008, 08:21 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,637
Posted By HeatherHeather
I'm south of Richmond with a 3 yo. Moved here 3...

I'm south of Richmond with a 3 yo. Moved here 3 years ago. I'd be up for a playgroup.
Forum: Homebirth   10-15-2008, 07:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 722
Posted By HeatherHeather
I must be the odd one out. All three of my...

I must be the odd one out. All three of my babies were posterior. I tried water with all of them and I hated it. Now the shower on the other hand was my friend. Loved the shower....
Forum: Grief and Loss   10-15-2008, 04:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 727
Posted By HeatherHeather
My best friend lost a baby last year. At their...

My best friend lost a baby last year. At their viewing, the baby didn't spend any time in the casket. People were holding the baby the entire time. I just wanted you to be prepared that that might...
Forum: VBAC   10-09-2008, 04:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 395
Posted By HeatherHeather
I don't know anything about those practices, but...

I don't know anything about those practices, but wanted to say how sorry I am you are having such a hard time finding care.

Another option in the area you might want to consider is The Birthing...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   10-09-2008, 12:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 10,019
Posted By HeatherHeather
Wow. I just came here to ask this exact...

Wow. I just came here to ask this exact question. My 3 year old weaned at least 6 months ago and I am still producing milk. Not a ton, but it's still there. I'm guessing that sometimes it just takes...
Forum: Vaccinations   10-09-2008, 12:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 452
Posted By HeatherHeather
Hey. I finally got around to finding my old...

Hey. I finally got around to finding my old exemption letters. Here is what I used:

Statement of Religious Objection to Immunization

In accordance with NJ State Statute 26:1A-9.1 1974, and...
Forum: Learning at School   10-08-2008, 06:14 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 14,038
Posted By HeatherHeather
Someone stated earlier that school was not...

Someone stated earlier that school was not mandatory in your state until age 8. If that is the case, then there can be no compulsory or mandatory number of days your children have to attend school...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-07-2008, 05:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 321
Posted By HeatherHeather
Thanks for your responses. adouha, do you...

Thanks for your responses.

adouha, do you split your lesson into two sittings on one day or two sittings over two days?
Forum: Birth and Beyond   10-07-2008, 05:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 658
Posted By HeatherHeather
My last was 37 weeks and no problems whatsoever.

My last was 37 weeks and no problems whatsoever.
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-07-2008, 12:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 321
Posted By HeatherHeather
I have a 9 yo 4th grader and it seems to take...

I have a 9 yo 4th grader and it seems to take forever for her to complete a lesson. Just wondering if anyone else is using Saxon's Math 4/5 and how long it takes their child to complete a lesson.
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