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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-20-2010, 11:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,005
Posted By CharlieToaster
DS1 attended a co-op play based pre-school for 2...

DS1 attended a co-op play based pre-school for 2 years and it was awesome. All sorts of things were available to do but nothing at all was forced upon him and he basically played. He wouldn't even...
Forum: Indiana, Ohio, Michigan   02-24-2010, 08:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 213
Posted By CharlieToaster
Hi! My kindergartener hates school. He's...

Hi!

My kindergartener hates school. He's having real issues with fine motor skills and I think if he gets some extra one on one help with writing it will make all the difference in the world....
Forum: Indiana, Ohio, Michigan   02-24-2010, 08:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 564
Posted By CharlieToaster
Bumping this up. We are looking serious now. ...

Bumping this up. We are looking serious now.

Charity, did you go to the open house? What did you think?

I've been contacted by phone a few times and that was weird. It sounded like a general...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-15-2010, 01:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 233
Posted By CharlieToaster
We did our son's party at a bounce place. Our...

We did our son's party at a bounce place. Our party coordinator was awesome! She did so much - not only cleaning but writing down what gifts were from whom and take things to and from our car. We...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-05-2010, 02:45 PM
Replies: 756
Views: 12,851
Posted By CharlieToaster
I'd love to know if you sense anything about the...

I'd love to know if you sense anything about the doc?

Thanks so much in advance!!!
Forum: Indiana, Ohio, Michigan   01-30-2010, 02:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 564
Posted By CharlieToaster
Cool! Me too!!!! The only thing holding us back...

Cool! Me too!!!! The only thing holding us back is the social aspect. My son wants to play. But, I think he will get much more out of everything else indy has to offer in home school classes as...
Forum: Indiana, Ohio, Michigan   01-30-2010, 12:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 564
Posted By CharlieToaster
Are there any Indy moms with kids enrolled in...

Are there any Indy moms with kids enrolled in Hoosier Academy. I'm thinking of it as an option for my kindergartener. Anyone have any experience with it?

My son is in K right now in HSE. He is...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-25-2010, 12:39 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,423
Posted By CharlieToaster
I had a birth center delivery and my son had the...

I had a birth center delivery and my son had the chord wrapped around his neck. He was rather blue when he was born and it did cause the midwives to cut the chord right away and give me a shot of...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-21-2010, 11:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,402
Posted By CharlieToaster
My L&D nurse delivered twins naturally in the...

My L&D nurse delivered twins naturally in the hospital. They made her do it in an operating room but she did delivery naturally.

I LOVED her! Better then any midwife!
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-21-2010, 02:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,050
Posted By CharlieToaster
Personally, I believe there is a lot of good...

Personally, I believe there is a lot of good reasons to support homebirth and there will probably be a lot more data as it can be collected. Personally, I chose a doctor because when I became...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-21-2010, 12:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,050
Posted By CharlieToaster
I'm not sure what to say, but we've started the...

I'm not sure what to say, but we've started the conversation so let's see where it goes....

I would think treating a doctor like crap would be generalize your opinon of them without actually...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-20-2010, 06:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,050
Posted By CharlieToaster
What can an OB do that a MW can't? Surgery. ...

What can an OB do that a MW can't?
Surgery.
I can't think of anything else. If she needs the services of an OB later she can transfer back to him with no judgement

I get what you're saying but...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-20-2010, 05:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,050
Posted By CharlieToaster
The reason I talk about this birth situation so...

The reason I talk about this birth situation so passionately is because it's completely contrary to any medical experience I'd ever had before except for when I was 20 and wanted the pill and went...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-20-2010, 04:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,050
Posted By CharlieToaster
Oh, I don't think that at all about the doctor...

Oh, I don't think that at all about the doctor feeling he needs to attend the birth. In a hopital practice it goes to the doctor on call if it's the middle of the night etc.... I was allowed to go...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-20-2010, 02:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,050
Posted By CharlieToaster
Do you perhaps have an option to use a midwife...

Do you perhaps have an option to use a midwife or CNM who is associated with and OB? I delivered in a freestanding birthcenter with CNM and they had a back up. That way you could all work together....
Forum: Birth and Beyond   01-19-2010, 01:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,050
Posted By CharlieToaster
My OB is also my friend. He delivered babies for...

My OB is also my friend. He delivered babies for 30 years. He is very open minded and will allow you just about everything you want because he figures may as well try and if it doesn't work you can...
Forum: Family Planning   01-17-2010, 03:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 977
Posted By CharlieToaster
OK, When you do actually loose the insurance...

OK, When you do actually loose the insurance will you be pregnant or will the baby already be born?

After DS1 was born we moved all the way to Germany to be near dh's family. Real estate was good...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   01-14-2010, 03:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 509
Posted By CharlieToaster
Almond milk is tricky but ds2 was into ds1's...

Almond milk is tricky but ds2 was into ds1's peanut butter sandwiches at that age and it wasn't a problem. You could try it and see. My son like chocolate almond milk heated as hot chocolate. It's...
Forum: Family Planning   01-13-2010, 03:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 16,104
Posted By CharlieToaster
I did the same research because I didn't want to...

I did the same research because I didn't want to have the "major surgery" either. I don't have a lot of support and I was worried about needing more then a weekend to recover. Yes, I did find a lot...
Forum: Family Planning   01-12-2010, 01:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 16,104
Posted By CharlieToaster
I gave the same answer in the other thread. I...

I gave the same answer in the other thread. I had a tubal and it was quick and easy and done with lasers. It's not as major surgery as it used to be. It was less then 30 minutes and with they way...
Forum: Family Planning   01-10-2010, 05:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,105
Posted By CharlieToaster
I say it in every one of these posts - get your...

I say it in every one of these posts - get your tubes tied and thermal ablasion. Be done with it forever! Check with your insurance. I paid $100 for the whole thing. It was quick, easy, outpatient,...
Forum: Parenting   01-07-2010, 01:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,936
Posted By CharlieToaster
I'd teach your child to appreciate the contrast....

I'd teach your child to appreciate the contrast. You'll be surprised, she'll realize the difference. My mom is the same way and my kids are used to my reasonable permissiveness. They pretty much...
Forum: Family Safety   01-07-2010, 01:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 486
Posted By CharlieToaster
I broke out badly when I was a child from flame...

I broke out badly when I was a child from flame retardent pj's. My son broke out when we tried them for him. So yes, there is a connection.
Forum: Family Planning   01-07-2010, 01:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,251
Posted By CharlieToaster
lots and lots of huggs!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

lots and lots of huggs!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Forum: Indiana, Ohio, Michigan   01-05-2010, 04:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 996
Posted By CharlieToaster
I totally second community as a great low...

I totally second community as a great low intervention experience. I birthed #1 in a freestanding birth center and #2 at Community North and Community North Rocked!!!

Just to chime in on...
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