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Forum: The Childhood Years   12-10-2010, 04:38 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,029
Posted By terra-pip
I don't get why people don't do Santa. We don't...

I don't get why people don't do Santa. We don't go and visit Santa's and my kids know the ones they may see are people dressed up as and pretending. They know Santa isn't real REAL...but we have...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-10-2010, 04:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,383
Posted By terra-pip
 Quote:Originally Posted by Drummer's...



Quote:Originally Posted by Drummer's Wife http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   12-10-2010, 04:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,783
Posted By terra-pip
I hesitate to put my ds on Zoloft---we've had it...

I hesitate to put my ds on Zoloft---we've had it suggested to us that it may help with several issues. Could you tell me--PM me if you like---the experience you have had with Zoloft? My ds ( nearly...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   12-10-2010, 03:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 705
Posted By terra-pip
 Quote:Originally Posted by Emmeline...



Quote:Originally Posted by Emmeline II http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1280834/should-i-seek-a-diagnosis#post_16077647)...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-27-2010, 04:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 282
Posted By terra-pip
I have a 7yo son on the spectrum who is a very...

I have a 7yo son on the spectrum who is a very picky eater. And my 3yo son loves to eat but not always what we would like him to eat. Think Popsicles for breakfast. lol.
 
What has helped is if I...
Forum: Life With a Baby   11-27-2010, 04:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 213
Posted By terra-pip
I have a 3 year old and a 7 year old and a 4...

I have a 3 year old and a 7 year old and a 4 month old---I just want to say I'm right there with you. My dd (the baby) likes to sleep in my arms or when I am right there with her. I worry about my...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   11-27-2010, 04:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 705
Posted By terra-pip
A dx can make it more "real" for you--a good...

A dx can make it more "real" for you--a good thing and a bad thing. We knew that there was something different about our son close to his third birthday. We actually had our pede at that time...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   11-27-2010, 03:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,783
Posted By terra-pip
My ds is nearly 8 and he was dry at night at 3...

My ds is nearly 8 and he was dry at night at 3 and had a lot of trouble potty learning---it eventually clicked at 4. He still has a pull up to BM though. He has muscle tone issues and OCD issues...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   11-23-2010, 11:35 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 172
Posted By terra-pip
I'm asking if any here have used or are using...

I'm asking if any here have used or are using the Explode The Code books. We have just started using them by way of getting one from a friend and my son really likes it (Book 4) but I don't have the...
Forum: Parenting   11-16-2010, 01:01 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 8,769
Posted By terra-pip
I have wondered the same thing about my kids. My...

I have wondered the same thing about my kids. My two boys 7 and 3 just seem insane in public and at other peoples houses---sometimes at home too. Not always but a good part of the time. I am trying...
Forum: Currently in Mothering Magazine   11-16-2010, 12:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,879
Posted By terra-pip
I was a little frustrated that this was the...

I was a little frustrated that this was the pregnancy and birth issue and so much space was given to UC. There are so many other choices/options available to women who want a natural childbirth that...
Forum: Site Help   11-16-2010, 12:22 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 6,626
Posted By terra-pip
I only just figured out how to add smilies to my...

I only just figured out how to add smilies to my siggy on the old forum and now they're gone!! :(
I don't see any way of making the siggy cool looking again. oh well!
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   11-16-2010, 11:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 519
Posted By terra-pip
no I haven't but thanks for the...

no I haven't but thanks for the recommendation...by the way cutting the hole  in the pull up was a no go. He hated that. ;(
Forum: Birth Stories   11-08-2010, 07:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,838
Posted By terra-pip
Hey! haven't been on here forever but wanted to...

Hey! haven't been on here forever but wanted to read your birth story! I totally relate to your "just get her out" feelings while pushing! Iris was by far my most painful pushing. Good story...so...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   10-25-2010, 09:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 519
Posted By terra-pip
Thank you thank you! I have wondered if it...

Thank you thank you!

I have wondered if it was sensory related and I have been told it was low tone but wasn't given any advice. I've heard of Theratogs and I'm going to talk to our OT about...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   10-25-2010, 10:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 519
Posted By terra-pip
Hi, My 7 yo ds is dxed as PDD-NOS/OCD/SPD. ...

Hi,
My 7 yo ds is dxed as PDD-NOS/OCD/SPD.

We have been having struggles with BMs since the beginning of time. Basically he will not/can not have a BM without a Pull Up on. He sits on the toilet...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-23-2010, 09:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,543
Posted By terra-pip
Quote: Originally Posted by 3xMama...

Quote:
Originally Posted by 3xMama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15977189)
No no no your baby wouldn't need his own space...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-23-2010, 09:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,906
Posted By terra-pip
I am sort of the opposite. I love babies. They...

I am sort of the opposite. I love babies. They are easy and I understand for the most part what to do with them. It's the 3 year and up kids that are challenging for me...my own and others. I just...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   10-16-2010, 01:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,398
Posted By terra-pip
Daddy's are not babysitters. They are parents....

Daddy's are not babysitters. They are parents. And I think it's completely reasonable that they be expected to act like one. If a grown adult wants to eat then they ought to be able to feed...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   10-13-2010, 04:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,398
Posted By terra-pip
This has been and can still be an issue at my...

This has been and can still be an issue at my house too. Why do men expect us women to do all that? Even women with full time jobs have the same issue at times...cooking dinner while the dude sits...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-13-2010, 04:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 670
Posted By terra-pip
Quote: Originally Posted by Cecilia's Mama...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Cecilia's Mama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15912927)
Actually, baby-led weaning does refer...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-13-2010, 11:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 734
Posted By terra-pip
Thanks for all the tips. Discipline and habit....

Thanks for all the tips. Discipline and habit. That's the key and of course I know with the new baby and my middle getting bigger our routines have gotten screwy!

Someone asked what I use in...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   10-12-2010, 11:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,145
Posted By terra-pip
i didn't see a mention of this in your...

i didn't see a mention of this in your post...but is he on any meds? I believe that these problems are coming up in younger and younger groups because of our over medicating these kids. I had a dev...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   10-12-2010, 11:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 716
Posted By terra-pip
the problem with these ABC soups of diagnosis is...

the problem with these ABC soups of diagnosis is that it can all blend together. My 3 year old has a lot of those signs...screaming, talking too loud, etc but he has been evaluated as being NT. My...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   10-12-2010, 10:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 190
Posted By terra-pip
Someone who knows or has the same...

Someone who knows or has the same experience...please tell me what is the link between ASD and my nearly 8 year old not being able to hold a fork/spoon/pencil/scissors/toothbrush etc properly? He...
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