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Forum: Special Needs Parenting   06-19-2008, 08:08 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,151
Posted By ivy
That's awful! My son is also diagnosed ADHD...

That's awful!

My son is also diagnosed ADHD and developed social anxiety problems in school. School left him thinking he was dumb too, which really bothered me because he's a smart kid. We took...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   06-12-2008, 11:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 789
Posted By ivy
My son is 15 and being horrible lately too. He...

My son is 15 and being horrible lately too. He isn't punching holes is the walls, but he did do that for years. And we live in a very old house with thick, plaster walls! He called me a b**** the...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-18-2008, 09:27 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,207
Posted By ivy
It's lovely. You came up with a name that sounds...

It's lovely. You came up with a name that sounds old fashioned, unusual and new all at the same time.

I'm always surprised when people tell others what to name (or not name) their kids. Why in...
Forum: Women's Health   03-15-2008, 11:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,878
Posted By ivy
Thank you all for your advice. After treating it...

Thank you all for your advice. After treating it yesterday, there is no more pus under the pock and it no longer looks infected. The rest of her pox look fine (gross and itchy, but fine), so we're...
Forum: Women's Health   03-14-2008, 06:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,878
Posted By ivy
http://xe4.xanga.com/cc5c51630753317...s136068082...

http://xe4.xanga.com/cc5c51630753317...s136068082.jpg (http://xe4.xanga.com/cc5c516307533178354072/s136068082.jpg)

What you can't see in that pic is that there's a lighter pink ring around it....
Forum: Women's Health   03-14-2008, 04:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,878
Posted By ivy
Won't tea tree oil sting?

Won't tea tree oil sting?
Forum: Women's Health   03-14-2008, 02:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,878
Posted By ivy
Well, I can't get her to take the antibiotic...

Well, I can't get her to take the antibiotic (she says it smells and tastes like ear wax) so I'm trying your suggestion, but it's hard to get it cleaned out. She gets really upset when I touch it....
Forum: Women's Health   03-14-2008, 08:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,878
Posted By ivy
My daughter has chicken pox and one of the sores...

My daughter has chicken pox and one of the sores has become infected. I'm going to take her over to the clinic down the street when they open in a half hour to get an antibiotic.

My son had...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   03-12-2008, 08:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,113
Posted By ivy
Sounds like they're hungry. Are they allowed to...

Sounds like they're hungry. Are they allowed to snack?

They're getting old enough to sneak all kinds of crappy foods at school or from friends. It might be better to let them have more foods they...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   03-12-2008, 12:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,592
Posted By ivy
My fifteen year old has been planing his tattoos...

My fifteen year old has been planing his tattoos since he was four years old. He's still got plenty of time to plan because we've told him we won't give him our consent. He'll have to wait until...
Forum: Waldorf   02-17-2007, 12:43 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,552
Posted By ivy
I realize this is an old thread, but I wanted to...

I realize this is an old thread, but I wanted to mention to you that I just asked my daughter ( she's in her last year of Waldorf kinderkarten) if she knew that verse and she said said "sure" and...
Forum: Personal Growth   08-02-2005, 07:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 777
Posted By ivy
Thanks. I ordered that book and I'm going to try...

Thanks. I ordered that book and I'm going to try all the things everybody mentioned. I just need to get through a few days. After this, I think I am going to try therapy. Besides the fact it can't...
Forum: Personal Growth   08-02-2005, 11:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 777
Posted By ivy
I usually just read at this board for the...

I usually just read at this board for the parenting advice. But looking over this forum today, I see I'm not the only with a mom who makes her crazy, so I tohught I'd ask for some help.

My mom is...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-30-2004, 09:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 526
Posted By ivy
I appreciate all advice and the links. I have an...

I appreciate all advice and the links. I have an 11 year old son who is vaccinated, and I also worry when he gets sick too. Just not that he has any of the illnesses he's vaccinated against. Even...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-26-2004, 07:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 526
Posted By ivy
My daughter is three and a half, and only...

My daughter is three and a half, and only received her first round of vaccinations. She cried for an entire day after dhe was vaxed and refused to put weight (she liked to stand on my lap a lot when...
Forum: Learning at School   10-10-2002, 10:02 AM
Replies: 141
  Poll: Adhd
Views: 6,875
Posted By ivy
Quote: Originally posted by Britishmum ....I...

Quote:
Originally posted by Britishmum
....I believe that the brain difference is real, but that it could be caused by any number of factors, not least by the lack of use of these parts of the...
Forum: Learning at School   10-10-2002, 09:19 AM
Replies: 141
  Poll: Adhd
Views: 6,875
Posted By ivy
Anyone read this?...

Anyone read this? http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases...1009080635.htm (http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2002/10/021009080635.htm)
Forum: Learning at School   09-14-2002, 01:17 AM
Replies: 141
  Poll: Adhd
Views: 6,875
Posted By ivy
Quote: Originally posted by sha_lyn ...

Quote:
Originally posted by sha_lyn


HUH???
Ritalin abuse is caused by an addiction to the drug ... yes folks a schedule II narcotic (schedule II narcotics are the ones considered highly...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-13-2002, 11:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,026
Posted By ivy
This will be our 2nd year unschooling our 9 yr...

This will be our 2nd year unschooling our 9 yr old ds. It think it's been a little harder for us to get into this lifestyle because he was in school for three years. He avoided anything that seemed...
Forum: Learning at School   09-09-2002, 03:18 AM
Replies: 141
  Poll: Adhd
Views: 6,875
Posted By ivy
There is also a cancer medication that is...

There is also a cancer medication that is commonly abused. I think the deal is that some people abuse drugs. When I was in highschool kids used or sold their parents pain meds. That didn't mean the...
Forum: Learning at School   09-08-2002, 01:07 AM
Replies: 141
  Poll: Adhd
Views: 6,875
Posted By ivy
As far as that list of behaviors goes- the thing...

As far as that list of behaviors goes- the thing is, people with ADHD do not just exhibit those behaviors at school- it is their life. I have seen my ds put his own hand over his own mouth to try...
Forum: Spirituality   09-06-2002, 12:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 513
Posted By ivy
What sort of rituals, blessings or traditions do...

What sort of rituals, blessings or traditions do you and your family do for Mabon?

We do all our wiccan holidays veggie, since it's only our immediate family and we don't have to worry about...
Forum: Activism Archives   09-05-2002, 08:37 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,211
Posted By ivy
I'm not here much, but I voted "yes". There is a...

I'm not here much, but I voted "yes". There is a forum to support queer parents, one for dads and one for single parents. Why would it bother anybody that mother's of color would like a place too?
Forum: Learning at School   09-01-2002, 04:15 AM
Replies: 141
  Poll: Adhd
Views: 6,875
Posted By ivy
I didn't do the poll because I'm sick of the...

I didn't do the poll because I'm sick of the question. I think someone else pointed out here that schizophrenia, like AD/HD, is a disease that's diagnosed by a set of symptoms. You never hear people...
Forum: Spirituality   09-01-2002, 03:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 299
Posted By ivy
Hello! I'm not at Mothering all that much, so...

Hello! I'm not at Mothering all that much, so I've just been checking out the pagan community here too. I've been wiccan for about a year now.
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