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Forum: Family Safety   Yesterday, 10:33 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By sassyfirechick
I also was thinking about the top tether, and...

I also was thinking about the top tether, and from what I've read so far most say to just tuck it behind the seat back to keep it out of the way. That's a good list chickabiddy, too bad doesn't show...
Forum: Family Safety   07-08-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 172
Posted By sassyfirechick
Convertible Carseat for Toddler in Front of Pickup, grr

Rather angry this morning at the discovery that my FIL purchased a 2 door Silverado (no back seat) and he watches my DD, 2.5 every day and does take her places.

What is the appropriate seating...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   07-07-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 297
Posted By sassyfirechick
Somewhere on the schedule it already shows the...

Somewhere on the schedule it already shows the flu vax as being considered or recommended for biannual in certain groups and we know that's only the first step to an inevitable full blown, across the...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-07-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 238
Posted By sassyfirechick
Once again hoping that no one catches on to their...

Once again hoping that no one catches on to their selective tendencies, this time that little age thing.....minor details!
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-02-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 583
Posted By sassyfirechick
Wow you took that way in the wrong direction than...

Wow you took that way in the wrong direction than was intended! BTW you have no idea what I have or have not been through because I've not brought my personal life into this discussion. :wink: You...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-02-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,583
Posted By sassyfirechick
And who are YOU to make this decision for someone...

And who are YOU to make this decision for someone else? That's YOUR risk assessment, not mine. Feel free to assess away for your own offspring but you nor any doctor can make that assessment for me...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   07-02-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 267
Posted By sassyfirechick
Well perhaps for starters has anyone in the...

Well perhaps for starters has anyone in the family been vaxxed and had adverse reactions? Or does anyone in the immediate family react poorly to OTC meds, pain killers, or nitrous oxide at the...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-02-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 270
Posted By sassyfirechick
I don't know if that's suspicion or them just...

I don't know if that's suspicion or them just plain hiding in the open because that's a great point! And in the course of these epidemics among the vaxxed, they always point the finger at a singular...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-02-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,210
Posted By sassyfirechick
:yeah I mean why show updated studies, who...

:yeah I mean why show updated studies, who actually reads the dates on them anyways? And science never changes....:2whistle
Forum: Vaccinations   07-02-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 160
Posted By sassyfirechick
How about MTHFR? It's been said to be pretty...

How about MTHFR? It's been said to be pretty prevalent across multiple populations but more so in some like Germans and Norwegians. This genetic mutation is passed down, one or two copies, and...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   07-02-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 275
Posted By sassyfirechick
I will immediately call BS on this first line...

I will immediately call BS on this first line right here:



I've had genetic testing done - I have ZERO markers, indicators, or genetic components that would make me intolerant to dairy. In...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-01-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 583
Posted By sassyfirechick
That's pretty shitty that he flat out admits that...

That's pretty shitty that he flat out admits that he is using you to buffer the negative comments from HIS family. You need to have a serious sit down convo with him because that is not cool and he...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-01-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,583
Posted By sassyfirechick
Yikes!! We have no idea the cause of our LO's...

Yikes!! We have no idea the cause of our LO's casein issues, she certainly reacted to the dairy I was eating early on while nursing and even though the ped denied dairy was an issue for her, I...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   06-30-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 213
Posted By sassyfirechick
We started off select/delay, ended up stopping...

We started off select/delay, ended up stopping because of reactions to DTaP at 2 and 5mos. At this point I have no plans to vax for tetanus. I'm pretty confident in the fact it's pretty rare,...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-29-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 583
Posted By sassyfirechick
In the mean time can you get your hands on a play...

In the mean time can you get your hands on a play yard to contain him in the house to one area? I don't know how tall they make the "human pens" but if you are really desperate the dog x-pens can go...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   06-27-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 617
Posted By sassyfirechick
Yep. I have a near identical situation, ha! I...

Yep. I have a near identical situation, ha! I was a pre-vet major and stopped vaxxing our DD after reactions in both her and our animals. DH has a friend and his wife is a nurse (working on PhD in...
Forum: Vaccinations   06-27-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 785
Posted By sassyfirechick
Really? Let's push the fear a little more. You...

Really? Let's push the fear a little more. You have every right to a decision in your children's medical care. For starters draft up a letter or affidavit stating you do not consent to any...
Forum: Vaccinations   06-27-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 294
Posted By sassyfirechick
Yep! The 'deny deny deny' attitude for both just...

Yep! The 'deny deny deny' attitude for both just has to go.
Forum: Montessori   06-27-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 234
Posted By sassyfirechick
Parks are a rough crowd, and I liken them to dog...

Parks are a rough crowd, and I liken them to dog parks where it's a lot of lazy parents looking for a was to offload the kids energy and not be involved. I know not everyone does that (I totally...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   06-27-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 409
Posted By sassyfirechick
Also, my very good friend is vegan - her DH...

Also, my very good friend is vegan - her DH initially was but now eats meat. In their home they are pretty strict vegan. Their lil bub will be raised mostly vegan (certainly in the home) although I...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   06-27-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 409
Posted By sassyfirechick
Do your kids help with the food prep? That's also...

Do your kids help with the food prep? That's also another great way to get them to see what they are eating. Maybe have everyone write their favorite meals on a slip of paper and put them into a...
Forum: Homebirth   06-27-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 388
Posted By sassyfirechick
If you do end up in the hospital, get all of your...

If you do end up in the hospital, get all of your thoughts and wishes in writing now. I only had a single LO (DH was soooo not ready for a home birth! So midwife in hospital was the compromise!) and...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   06-27-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 382
Posted By sassyfirechick
YES!! This has popped up as a major issue in...

YES!! This has popped up as a major issue in other threads where one parent (Mom in the case I'm thinking) wanted to keep the kids unvaxxed, but after a divorce dad remarried, was having a baby, and...
Forum: Vaccinations   06-27-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,584
Posted By sassyfirechick
Was small pox ever on the schedule as a...

Was small pox ever on the schedule as a *required* or was it just a recommended? And I wouldn't consider polio removed, it was just replaced with a different version of the vax. Removal of a...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   06-27-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 241
Posted By sassyfirechick
I'd say the biggest issue with thimerosal is that...

I'd say the biggest issue with thimerosal is that from a PVer's point of view it's been discredited as *THE* cause of autism. But they don't bother considering that it might be one in a hundred...
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