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Forum: Special Needs Parenting   03-20-2013, 12:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 476
Posted By sewaneecook
I had never heard of felted soap, thanks for the...

I had never heard of felted soap, thanks for the suggestion!
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   03-12-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 476
Posted By sewaneecook
We use a timer for so many other things, I don't...

We use a timer for so many other things, I don't know why I didn't think of it for a bath! I've tried very hard to avoid body care products containing petrochemicals and, while Aveeno and Eucerin...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-11-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By sewaneecook
I'm 32 weeks along too and was having horrible...

I'm 32 weeks along too and was having horrible leg cramps that woke me up every night, despite calcium and magnesium supplements. Then I started drinking nettle tea as part of my quest to be GBS-...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   03-08-2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 476
Posted By sewaneecook
RiverTam, you describe a lot of our current...

RiverTam, you describe a lot of our current routine. He won't allow us to comb his hair, so it's short and doesn't need combing and only gets washed about every 7-10 days in the winter, more...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   03-07-2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 476
Posted By sewaneecook
I've tried a foaming soap and he resists that...

I've tried a foaming soap and he resists that too! We haven't had a soap with a "prize" inside in a while, but the last time we did, DS got the toys out by running it under running water! I may get...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   03-06-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 476
Posted By sewaneecook
My 6 year old DS had his first appt with a...

My 6 year old DS had his first appt with a developmental pediatrician yesterday. My suspicions were confirmed during the appt that he has sensory issues and is likely on the high functioning end of...
Forum: North and South Carolina and Tennessee   10-25-2012, 06:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 444
Posted By sewaneecook
Glad you found something that works for you and...

Glad you found something that works for you and your family! The birth center drive isn't my favorite, but it hasn't been too bad in labor, surprisingly! Enjoy the rest of your pregnancy and your...
Forum: Family Safety   10-23-2012, 07:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 318
Posted By sewaneecook
The harmony definitely looks narrow. We would...

The harmony definitely looks narrow. We would prefer a high back booster so DS can fall asleep more easily in it (on long trips, which we take 4-5 per year, plus he'll take short naps on errand...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   10-22-2012, 09:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 225
Posted By sewaneecook
I'd look in to pertussis too! For regular coughs...

I'd look in to pertussis too! For regular coughs a ginger tea works wonders for me. Simmer fresh ginger, minced, for about 20 minutes, strain, add some honey, fresh lemon and drink like a tea....
Forum: North and South Carolina and Tennessee   10-19-2012, 04:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 444
Posted By sewaneecook
I know this is an old post, but if you're still...

I know this is an old post, but if you're still looking for birth options, I've heard great things about the homebirth midwife you mentioned and have had a lot of friends who have used her (both at...
Forum: Family Safety   10-19-2012, 04:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 318
Posted By sewaneecook
Thanks for confirming my suspicion that this is...

Thanks for confirming my suspicion that this is safe. We have a '05 Corolla, so a small car that will require small seats. We will likely get a mini van in a year or 2, once we have a bit more saved...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   10-19-2012, 01:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 811
Posted By sewaneecook
My DS has anaphylactic food allergies so we have...

My DS has anaphylactic food allergies so we have to pack lunches any time we're out running errands or have activities around lunch ... 2-3 days/week. A good small lunch cooler and a couple ice...
Forum: Family Safety   10-19-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 318
Posted By sewaneecook
I'm expecting baby #3 in April and we're going...

I'm expecting baby #3 in April and we're going to have our almost 4-year-old FF in a Radian, the new baby in a Coccoro, and our almost 7-year-old in a booster (haven't decided which one yet, likely...
Forum: Family Safety   09-27-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 212
Posted By sewaneecook
We have a MyRide65 that has a narrow base, but I...

We have a MyRide65 that has a narrow base, but I don't know if the upper part will be too wide to fit. We'll try it out before buying a new one. From what I've read a coccoro might be one we get if...
Forum: Family Safety   09-24-2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 212
Posted By sewaneecook
Thank you! That is all very helpful. We know we...

Thank you! That is all very helpful. We know we needed to buy a new booster for my oldest, and the Radian he's in will go down to my middle child, and I'll see if one of our current seats fits for...
Forum: Family Safety   09-24-2012, 01:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 212
Posted By sewaneecook
Anyone know? I don't want to have to get a...

Anyone know? I don't want to have to get a bigger car for when #3 is born, but if it isn't safe to fit 3 in the back of our Corolla (booster for almost 7YO, FF 4YO, and RF newborn) then we'll go...
Forum: Family Safety   09-21-2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 212
Posted By sewaneecook
Specifically in a 3 across situation. Is simply...

Specifically in a 3 across situation. Is simply being able to buckle all the seats in securely ok? Or does there need to be space between the base of the seats?
Forum: Family Safety   09-19-2012, 02:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 195
Posted By sewaneecook
I came here today to post almost the exact same...

I came here today to post almost the exact same thing! I'm expecting #3, my 6-year-old is currently in a Radian (he'll be nearly 7 at the time I'm due), but I'm wondering if a booster would allow us...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-17-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,294
Posted By sewaneecook
When I was PG with my first I had a gush of...

When I was PG with my first I had a gush of blood at 10.5 weeks. I had never heard of a SCH, but that's what I had when I went to the ER. The result for me is my 6-year-old who is quite a vibrant...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   09-04-2012, 12:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 219
Posted By sewaneecook
I've not heard about the smog and running while...

I've not heard about the smog and running while pregnant.  Most of my runs are outside of the downtown area of Chattanooga, but only by a couple miles, so I assume the air quality is similar to the...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   08-29-2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 219
Posted By sewaneecook
Anyone have any advice for us?  I've definitely...

Anyone have any advice for us?  I've definitely noticed that I can't keep up with my normal pace (far from it! ... nearly 2 minutes/mile slower!), I need more walking breaks, water breaks, and I...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   08-27-2012, 10:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 424
Posted By sewaneecook
Our school gym weight room was available to all...

Our school gym weight room was available to all athletes.  Check that first! 
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   08-27-2012, 10:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 219
Posted By sewaneecook
I have run 5 half marathons and 2 marathons and...

I have run 5 half marathons and 2 marathons and I'm in the middle of training for half #6 and I'm 5 weeks PG.  I'll be 16 weeks at the time of the race, but I've never trained for a race while PG...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-24-2012, 01:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,112
Posted By sewaneecook
I have removed 2 warts on DS1 using ACV and I'm...

I have removed 2 warts on DS1 using ACV and I'm in the process of removing a plantar wart on DS2 using this method.  I wish I had known about it years ago when I had a nasty plantar wart that took a...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   08-15-2012, 05:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 402
Posted By sewaneecook
Thanks for the information about OTs.  We've met...

Thanks for the information about OTs.  We've met our deductible for the year, so it would be cheaper if we were able to go now rather than the beginning of next year.  I'll call DS's doctor to see...
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