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Forum: Waldorf   04-07-2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,218
Posted By mezzaluna
knittygritty, thanks for sharing Steve's...

knittygritty, thanks for sharing Steve's article.  I met him last fall and thoroughly enjoyed our conversations.
 
Steve Sagarin probably addresses this in one the blog posts, but Steiner did...
Forum: Waldorf   04-07-2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 709
Posted By mezzaluna
There are good reasons for a child to wait on...

There are good reasons for a child to wait on reading, but I do still think it's worse to discourage an interest in learning.  That doesn't mean you need to take her interest in reading as a cue...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   05-19-2009, 11:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 784
Posted By mezzaluna
might not some people have religous objections...

might not some people have religous objections to certain vaccine components and thus be fine with some vaccines (at least religiously speaking) but not others? it makes no sense to me that...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   05-19-2009, 11:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,078
Posted By mezzaluna
we started after 12 months and have been spacing...

we started after 12 months and have been spacing out shots at least a month apart and not doing the mega combo shots or anything not required for school entry.

so far we've caught up on DTaP and...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   07-15-2008, 10:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 582
Posted By mezzaluna
thanks for the heads up. what a pain...

thanks for the heads up. what a pain http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   07-09-2008, 04:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 582
Posted By mezzaluna
Quote: Originally Posted by Gitti...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Gitti http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11646387)
Because our law makers are all hypocrites and...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   07-07-2008, 10:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 582
Posted By mezzaluna
maybe that's what our ped. meant, i guess! i was...

maybe that's what our ped. meant, i guess! i was expressing concerns about doing hebB in early childhood and he was saying it was probably better to wait until adolescence. now why didn't he give...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   07-06-2008, 10:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 582
Posted By mezzaluna
we're doing a sel/delay schedule for our DD......

we're doing a sel/delay schedule for our DD... but not sure how this works with massachusetts law. what if we want to send her to a preschool down the road that requires the state schedule and she's...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   07-06-2008, 10:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 609
Posted By mezzaluna
thanks all... i'm pretty sure we're going to...

thanks all... i'm pretty sure we're going to delay any live-virus ones past 2, possibly 4.. we have some time to decide. and i'm pretty sure she'll still be nursing at 2... and if she's not at 4,...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   06-30-2008, 01:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 726
Posted By mezzaluna
Quote: Originally Posted by ColwynsMommy...

Quote:
Originally Posted by ColwynsMommy http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11585272)
That's the one that has a long wait to...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   06-30-2008, 08:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 726
Posted By mezzaluna
i got a lot out of Bob Sears's Vaccine Book....

i got a lot out of Bob Sears's Vaccine Book. he's definitely pro-vax, but he's very upfront with his agenda and willing to be open-minded to other positions - something i found lacking in the two...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   06-29-2008, 11:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 388
Posted By mezzaluna
thanks for the response...

thanks for the response http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif

we are taking her anyway for her 1 year check up a bit delayed. still, it would be nice to be able to start...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   06-29-2008, 11:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 609
Posted By mezzaluna
Quote: Originally Posted by TanyaLopez...

Quote:
Originally Posted by TanyaLopez http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11579733)
The comparisons I've seen are young...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   06-28-2008, 09:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 660
Posted By mezzaluna
well, i might be interested - we're seeing the...

well, i might be interested - we're seeing the ped on monday to discuss vaccinations and i'll find out then what they carry at his office.
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   06-28-2008, 05:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 609
Posted By mezzaluna
(i posted about this in my more general thread,...

(i posted about this in my more general thread, but thought i might get more responses if i split it off)

if you are going to vax for some things, have you decided it's important to do it prior...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   06-28-2008, 12:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 388
Posted By mezzaluna
if we ever figure one out...

if we ever figure one out http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif

DD is 14 months, always breastfed, not in group care, but we may want her eventually in a school that would...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   06-28-2008, 12:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 660
Posted By mezzaluna
is that the one that also has mercury? can't...

is that the one that also has mercury? can't win, huh?
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   05-10-2008, 08:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 530
Posted By mezzaluna
do you switch sides throughout the night? that...

do you switch sides throughout the night? that ought to help avoid cricks in little necks...

but no, if you're comfortable and he's comfortable, there's no reason to change your nursing position....
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   05-10-2008, 08:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 442
Posted By mezzaluna
how did your session go? i assume you were able...

how did your session go? i assume you were able to wean slowly, so i'm surprised it's thrown you for a hormonal loop! i'm glad you are reaching out for help. take good care of yourself... sleep,...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   04-15-2008, 11:00 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 5,065
Posted By mezzaluna
1. How long have you been nursing for? DS - 27...

1. How long have you been nursing for?
DS - 27 months total
DD - 12 months to date

2. How old was your child in months when your periods returned?
DS - 16 months
DD - not yet (12 months)

...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   04-15-2008, 10:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 211
Posted By mezzaluna
with baby #1 we started around 12 months having...

with baby #1 we started around 12 months having him sleep in his own bed for his first stretch of sleep, then cosleeping after that. around 24 months DS started sleeping through often enough that he...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   04-15-2008, 10:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,443
Posted By mezzaluna
Quote: Originally Posted by QuantumMama...

Quote:
Originally Posted by QuantumMama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/10930423)
I gave up on the Moby by the time my son...
Forum: The Childhood Years   02-24-2008, 01:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 737
Posted By mezzaluna
my son does this, too - we've just had to put...

my son does this, too - we've just had to put going potty in as part of his morning routine, otherwise it was always a struggle to leave the house in the morning because i didn't want to go out...
Forum: Life With a Baby   01-22-2008, 11:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 909
Posted By mezzaluna
Quote: Originally Posted by thekimballs...

Quote:
Originally Posted by thekimballs http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/10358078)
While frequent nursing is of course...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   12-27-2007, 10:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 366
Posted By mezzaluna
we're thinking about going ahead with the...

we're thinking about going ahead with the fingerprinting appt. just in case either the kid's state needs it, too, or our home state can actually use it...
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