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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-19-2011, 02:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 111
Posted By mjdmom
My son is 5.  We just started hsing this year. ...

My son is 5.  We just started hsing this year.  Academics part is going great but we are struggling to connect with other children his age that hs. 
 
Most hs families we have met have more than...
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-27-2011, 03:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 163
Posted By mjdmom
My ds still naps.  The only way to get him to...

My ds still naps.  The only way to get him to nap is to drive him in the car which we have done is whole life.
 
The problem now is if he naps it will be later in the day and then won't fall...
Forum: Vaccinations   04-07-2011, 03:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 530
Posted By mjdmom
Through a routine blood test, my ds 4 was found...

Through a routine blood test, my ds 4 was found to have low IgG.  He has been partially vaccinated in that he has not completed all the shots in the series for each vaccine.
 
We went to...
Forum: Parenting   04-20-2010, 05:06 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,692
Posted By mjdmom
Had to chime in. My BIL was given Thorazine...

Had to chime in.

My BIL was given Thorazine (sp) in 1961 to sleep. Unbelievable.
Forum: Women's Health   01-27-2010, 08:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 435
Posted By mjdmom
I just was notified a child with a confirmed...

I just was notified a child with a confirmed case of measles was at the facility where my ds (who has not had the MMR vaccine) takes a class. The child, I believe, was a sibling of one of the...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-29-2009, 05:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 754
Posted By mjdmom
My ds has been for the last two months not...

My ds has been for the last two months not letting me change his poopie diaper. We have to wait until "he is ready". This can sometimes take up to an hour.

In the past week, he does not want his...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-17-2009, 12:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 296
Posted By mjdmom
Bump Sinced no one has replied, I am...

Bump

Sinced no one has replied, I am getting a little worried that it might not be normal.


Ideas?
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-15-2009, 08:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 296
Posted By mjdmom
My DS was always really active but I would say...

My DS was always really active but I would say in the last several months has shown almost no interest in going to parks/playgrounds.

Prior to the past few months we would go twice a day and...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-15-2009, 08:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 798
Posted By mjdmom
We were thinking about getting a wooden playset...

We were thinking about getting a wooden playset with swings, slide, rock wall etc. for our backyard.

Do you find that your children use them on a regular basis? It seems a lot of people have them...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-23-2009, 12:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 323
Posted By mjdmom
My ds just turned three. He will nap if we ride...

My ds just turned three. He will nap if we ride in the car so this is what I have been doing for the past 6 months. He will usually nap for 1 1/2 hours to 2 hours once I transfer him to bed.

In...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   10-04-2009, 07:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 320
Posted By mjdmom
A bit more info about the situation-- all of the...

A bit more info about the situation-- all of the classes and teachers he has had before. I am with him during the classes. It seems like he should be comfortable. Nothing bad has happened in the...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   10-02-2009, 04:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 320
Posted By mjdmom
My DS who will be 3 this month has been not...

My DS who will be 3 this month has been not wanting to go to classes such as soccer, open gym, etc.

Not sure what to do. We have been driving to the classes and he will start freaking out that he...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-22-2009, 12:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 452
Posted By mjdmom
My DS wakes up around 5 or 5:30. I struggle with...

My DS wakes up around 5 or 5:30. I struggle with what to do with him at that hour. My DH doesn't wake up until 7:00 so we have to be quiet. We also are TV-free.

Any suggestions of things to do at...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   04-07-2009, 07:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 403
Posted By mjdmom
Diana, Any day but Monday works for us. How...

Diana,

Any day but Monday works for us. How about you?

Linda
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   03-27-2009, 07:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 403
Posted By mjdmom
I would love to do something like that! We live...

I would love to do something like that! We live nearby in Malverne. My ds is 2 1/2.

Let me knowhttp://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif

Linda
Forum: Life with a Toddler   03-09-2009, 08:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,230
Posted By mjdmom
My 27 month DS has been withholding for about...

My 27 month DS has been withholding for about four months. He has had other digestive issues as well so we have been in contact with a ped GI since he was born.

The Ped GI put him on a lax with...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-18-2009, 04:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,657
Posted By mjdmom
It probably is only a fissure. However, when my...

It probably is only a fissure. However, when my ds had blood in his stool that is when we found out he was allergic to dairy and soy.

If you see the blood again, I would make an appointment with...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-17-2009, 01:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 188
Posted By mjdmom
My almost 2.5 year old ds has had blood taken 4...

My almost 2.5 year old ds has had blood taken 4 times. The experience has varied depending on the people taking the blood. If you are getting it done in a lab, call and ask if they have experience...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-19-2009, 11:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 489
Posted By mjdmom
I would like to get my DS more outdoors but I am...

I would like to get my DS more outdoors but I am worried it might be too cold.

What is a good rule of thumb for temp?
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-01-2008, 09:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 516
Posted By mjdmom
So it seems like DS is not the only one! Thanks...

So it seems like DS is not the only one! Thanks for all the great suggestions. Hopefully, one or more of them will work.
Forum: Life with a Toddler   10-31-2008, 09:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 516
Posted By mjdmom
My DS just turned 2. It has become increasingly...

My DS just turned 2. It has become increasingly difficult to put clothes on him The only way to dress him is to distract him. To get his PJs on a night is a major production. With the colder...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   10-31-2008, 09:32 PM
Replies: 2,106
Views: 120,691
Posted By mjdmom
We live in western Nassau (Malverne which is...

We live in western Nassau (Malverne which is near Lynbrook/Rockville Centre).
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-19-2008, 01:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 341
Posted By mjdmom
My ds (19 months) is an only child as well and I...

My ds (19 months) is an only child as well and I often wonder about me and my dh being is only real play mates. I recently read Hold on to Your Kids and it made me feel better about the fact we...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-19-2008, 01:20 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,025
Posted By mjdmom
My ds (19 months) has only watched some baseball...

My ds (19 months) has only watched some baseball with dh. I am very anti-TV but my dh is not.

Anyway, I just wanted to respond to the fact children who watch TV already know abc's and numbers,...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   04-08-2008, 02:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 353
Posted By mjdmom
Prior to having my son I worked as a librarian...

Prior to having my son I worked as a librarian so i happen to know a little bit about library etiquette http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif It is most definitely...
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