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Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   12-09-2012, 02:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 119
Posted By queencarr
I went to a conference a few weeks ok from an OT...

I went to a conference a few weeks ok from an OT that was sensory based, talking about how we need to get things as close to what was intended for all kids in general life, play, interactions, etc,...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-22-2012, 04:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 162
Posted By queencarr
Perhaps a good rotisserie chicken instead of...

Perhaps a good rotisserie chicken instead of turkey? Brown/serve or frozen rolls instead of from scratch? these are what I might change to make such happen to be less "suspicious". Have great fun!,,
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-11-2012, 11:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 386
Posted By queencarr
So I'll get my proper old lady complaining out...

So I'll get my proper old lady complaining out of the way. I hurt my knees in high school (band-I'm geek! Among other fun things) and the front that blew in has been killing them since Friday. My...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-11-2012, 06:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 386
Posted By queencarr
So where does this Old Mamas group hang out and...

So where does this Old Mamas group hang out and am I old enough? I am almost 39 with 5, 7 and 14 y old boys. I creak, I pop, and my body has declared itself older than I could possibly be! In...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   03-19-2012, 05:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,380
Posted By queencarr
My son takes a liquid ADHD med called Procentra....

My son takes a liquid ADHD med called Procentra. It is a short acting stimulant so he has to have a dose mid day. But, because it is a liquid, we can more close control the dosing, down to the ml,...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   02-14-2012, 05:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,364
Posted By queencarr
Katherine, I think you're question getsto the...

Katherine, I think you're question getsto the core of where could our kids be headed, how to help them now kind of stuff. Mom31, I would love to hear your insight and perspective.
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   02-13-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,364
Posted By queencarr
So the school didn't manage to keep up with the...

So the school didn't manage to keep up with the brushing Friday, and it was a bit rough. However, we left midday to go out of town, kept it up all weekend and he did really well. Sunday morning, we...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   02-09-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,364
Posted By queencarr
Day 2 was a huge success as well! Taught the...

Day 2 was a huge success as well! Taught the school the brushing protocol, and they are on board! No meltdowns and they are looking at his behaviors from a sensory approach now. Noise and bright...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   02-09-2012, 03:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,364
Posted By queencarr
We did an OT eval last week, and he has some...

We did an OT eval last week, and he has some sensory processing issues (as I was starting to suspect). They are common in kids with ADHD, preemies, kids with autism/on the spectrum. They all have to...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   01-29-2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 853
Posted By queencarr
http://www.sensory-processing-disorder.com/SPD-sy...

http://www.sensory-processing-disorder.com/SPD-symptom-checklist-for-infants-and-toddlers.html is a checklist for younger kids
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   01-29-2012, 01:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 853
Posted By queencarr
What jumped out at me possible sensory issues....

What jumped out at me possible sensory issues. Check out http://www.sensory-processing-disorder.com/sensory-processing-disorder-checklist.html for a checklist. Preemie experiences and chronic pain...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   01-14-2012, 09:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,364
Posted By queencarr
It just ate my really long post:( We are...

It just ate my really long post:(

We are getting back to normal here, overall. Isaac's behavior continues to not be great at school-he has hit and/or thrown stuff everyday since back at school:(...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   01-11-2012, 08:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,364
Posted By queencarr
I wanted to drop by to let y'all know I didn't...

I wanted to drop by to let y'all know I didn't mean to disappear. We had a bit of a kitchen fire last week, and have been dealing with all that entails. Everyone is ok, but I'm basically getting a...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   01-01-2012, 03:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,364
Posted By queencarr
When we moved to this city, Jimmy was just shy...

When we moved to this city, Jimmy was just shy of 3 and transitioning to PPCD at school. We moved to this district because of how much we liked these schools when we visited them. I had emergency...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   01-01-2012, 01:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,364
Posted By queencarr
How old is your dd now? Ds is 4, he started meds...

How old is your dd now? Ds is 4, he started meds about 6 weeks into this school year (pre-k). We were already headed there (had done the testing, were awaiting the follow up appt and ped appt) but...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   12-31-2011, 01:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,364
Posted By queencarr
So, all these years on the adoption boards here...

So, all these years on the adoption boards here and I never realized how many of us dealt with similar sounding SN situations til the other thread. As I mentioned over there, I would love to share...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   12-31-2011, 08:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 963
Posted By queencarr
Overall, I use little bribery in parenting, but...

Overall, I use little bribery in parenting, but do think there is a time and place for it. I mean, we do similar with ourselves just on a different level. For example, when I lost enough weight to...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   12-26-2011, 07:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 963
Posted By queencarr
Isaac takes Procentra, 5 mg in the morning and 2...

Isaac takes Procentra, 5 mg in the morning and 2 1/2 mg after nap. Plus Intuniv for impulse control and to "smooth" his more emotional moments, except he gets 1mg every morning and night, rather...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   12-26-2011, 08:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 940
Posted By queencarr
Connor has been home 6 years(!!!!) (he is 6 1/2...

Connor has been home 6 years(!!!!) (he is 6 1/2 y now) this month, which is just unbelievable. He is doing great, in the 1st grade and rather mellow but extremely sociable and likable. He knows...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   12-26-2011, 07:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 963
Posted By queencarr
I'm so sorry. I'm guessing you may have tried...

I'm so sorry. I'm guessing you may have tried these strategies, but thought I'd offer in case you hadn't. We always offer chocolate in some form after meds. It started out to cover the aftertaste,...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   12-04-2011, 04:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 518
Posted By queencarr
We appealed with my oldest son all the way to...

We appealed with my oldest son all the way to court level (3rd stage of appeal, I think). It took 2 years. Anyway--paper trial and document!!! I kept my daily calendars for all 3 years at that time...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   11-19-2011, 07:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,212
Posted By queencarr
When I pumped for my preemie, increasing my fats...

When I pumped for my preemie, increasing my fats did seem to increase those in my milk. I increased the nuts, olive oil, eggs and dairy fats ( cholesterol is supposed to be good for preemie brain...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   11-15-2011, 09:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,524
Posted By queencarr
Hang in there mama. You ARE NOT a failure--you...

Hang in there mama. You ARE NOT a failure--you observed that something was "off", located who could help you learn about it, and are working on helping him get closer to age appropriate. That sounds...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   09-23-2011, 05:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 463
Posted By queencarr
My son with sleep issues is 4 1/2 years. A sleep...

My son with sleep issues is 4 1/2 years. A sleep study is doable-we did one at 17/18m. Go to someplace that is familiar with kids. Also, try...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   09-21-2011, 10:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 463
Posted By queencarr
Not in the same kiddo, but my oldest has...

Not in the same kiddo, but my oldest has eosinophilic esophagitis and my youngest some pretty severe sleep issues. The ee is treated with avoiding his high reaction foods (33!! Food allergies-we...
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