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Forum: Gentle Discipline   05-23-2017, 12:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 160
Posted By Xerxella
I don't think it's child abuse, I just don't...

I don't think it's child abuse, I just don't think it's useful. There's lots of articles out there on why timeouts aren't helpful. Here's some:...
Forum: Finding Your Tribe   05-23-2017, 12:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 173
Posted By Xerxella
Hopefully someone in the area can give you more...

Hopefully someone in the area can give you more direct advice. Or, you could try posting on the vax forums.


But, my advice is look for a family practitioner, not a pediatrician. Family...
Forum: Fertility   05-21-2017, 05:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 230
Posted By Xerxella
Not really. Some people like soy isoflavones, but...

Not really. Some people like soy isoflavones, but I'm not a believer.
Forum: Vaccinations   05-18-2017, 06:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 260
Posted By Xerxella
Why would they recommend a vaccine for adults...

Why would they recommend a vaccine for adults that is contraindicated in women past puberty? Doesn't the risk of serious arthritic events rise significantly if the MMR vaccine is given to women?
Forum: Vaccinations   05-18-2017, 06:16 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,006
Posted By Xerxella
I think you're about the only one who doesn't...

I think you're about the only one who doesn't have Serenbat blocked....
Forum: Trying To Conceive   05-18-2017, 05:50 AM
Replies: 1,240
Views: 68,765
Posted By Xerxella
@BirthFree...

@BirthFree (http://www.mothering.com/forum/member.php?u=43410) - Awesome news!!!! Wow! A little girl. How wonderful. Do you have a mix of boys and girls now? I think you've had the u/s by now. ...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   04-26-2017, 12:52 PM
Replies: 1,240
Views: 68,765
Posted By Xerxella
Hi superseeps - Sorry for the loss, but I'm glad...

Hi superseeps - Sorry for the loss, but I'm glad you at least had a shot. I used to get regular positives but lots of losses. Now at 41 (almost 42), I haven't' even gotten a + in months. :(

...
Forum: Infertility   04-14-2017, 05:40 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,833
Posted By Xerxella
Hi @lilacvioletiris ! Time sure does fly! My...

Hi @lilacvioletiris ! Time sure does fly! My little guy is 2 1/2! How did that happen?!?!? If we're going to use our last embryo we should do so soon. We plan to try again this summer. DH is sure...
Forum: Vaccinations   04-11-2017, 12:24 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 9,730
Posted By Xerxella
The new EPA administrator Scott Pruitt refused to...

The new EPA administrator Scott Pruitt refused to ban the pesticide chlorpyrifos that the EPA (his own agency) has stated is unsafe. Because... science.


Pruitt said in a statement. “By...
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-11-2017, 12:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 443
Posted By Xerxella
I wish. We're flying Southwest. No movies. ...

I wish. We're flying Southwest. No movies. They are strictly BYOD (bring your own device). On the way there, I like the bring a cheap book and leave it. I'd hate to pay airport prices for a book...
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-11-2017, 06:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 443
Posted By Xerxella
Need help with travel activities!

So, we travel with the kids a lot. This summer, we're going on an outdoorsy adventure where everything you need for the week, you have to carry. We fly into one airport and out another. The...
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-11-2017, 06:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 797
Posted By Xerxella
Get out of the house and you'll get away from the...

Get out of the house and you'll get away from the screens. Biking, hiking, playing at the park, kicking the ball around the backyard, basketball in the driveway.


Pick some days where no...
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-30-2017, 04:07 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,193
Posted By Xerxella
In 2003, when this post was started, Sawyer was...

In 2003, when this post was started, Sawyer was unusual. Not anymore.

I've always liked the name Xerxes. Classic, but never used.
Forum: Trying To Conceive   03-30-2017, 04:01 AM
Replies: 1,240
Views: 68,765
Posted By Xerxella
@birthfree - yeah for one heartbeat!!!!! So...

@birthfree - yeah for one heartbeat!!!!! So excited for you. Some people just have high hcg. It might just mean nothing other than a healthy pregnancy. :hug I'm so sorry about the u/s tech. What a...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   03-30-2017, 03:59 AM
Replies: 1,240
Views: 68,765
Posted By Xerxella
@onewithtwo - :w There's so few of us here,...

@onewithtwo - :w There's so few of us here, another friendly face is definitely welcome. I don't know much about dom so I really can't answer your questions, sorry.
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   03-24-2017, 09:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 477
Posted By Xerxella
:w Hugs to all :grouphug I ended up with...

:w


Hugs to all :grouphug I ended up with c sections too despite doing everything possible to avoid it. It still makes me angry sometimes. But, it is what it is. I focused on breastfeeding...
Forum: Intact Care   03-24-2017, 08:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 647
Posted By Xerxella
Honestly, I think anytime anything on the body is...

Honestly, I think anytime anything on the body is swollen to twice it's normal size it's time to see a doctor. Depending on where you live, there are a lot of (dare I say most) doctors that are...
Forum: Vaccinations   03-24-2017, 08:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 264
Posted By Xerxella
It as mentioned above and I had never thought...

It as mentioned above and I had never thought about it before. What's the "flu season" in the southern hemisphere? What about nearer the equator, like Mexico City or Buenos Aires? Do they even...
Forum: Vaccinations   03-24-2017, 08:36 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,130
Posted By Xerxella
I have to say, I really like the idea of an...

I have to say, I really like the idea of an adjuvant that doesn't circulate throughout the body. I think that's the most important development they talk about. Obviously, even if true, it wouldn't...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   03-23-2017, 09:58 AM
Replies: 1,240
Views: 68,765
Posted By Xerxella
BirthFree - Woohoo!!!!!!! Great number!

BirthFree - Woohoo!!!!!!! Great number!
Forum: Trying To Conceive   03-22-2017, 07:49 AM
Replies: 1,240
Views: 68,765
Posted By Xerxella
In the interest in full disclosure, I was on top...

In the interest in full disclosure, I was on top when we conceived my eldest. And, we got together one time in the fertile period about a day before ovulation +/- 1. But, things seemed to be where...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   03-22-2017, 07:28 AM
Replies: 1,240
Views: 68,765
Posted By Xerxella
@BirthFree...

@BirthFree (http://www.mothering.com/forum/member.php?u=43410) - Let us know the results of your blood draw! Thinking about you! :love

@MeanVeggie...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   03-21-2017, 07:18 AM
Replies: 1,240
Views: 68,765
Posted By Xerxella
:hug Slytheringrrl It's always hard to have the...

:hug Slytheringrrl It's always hard to have the decision taken out of your hands.

BirthFree - Sorry to be a downer. It's not that big of a deal. Only another week until your u/s !!!!!! Wow!...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   03-21-2017, 06:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 571
Posted By Xerxella
I agree with not "setting him up to lie". Don't...

I agree with not "setting him up to lie". Don't ask, "who left their stuff in the middle of the floor?" Say, "Johnny, you left your stuff in the middle of the floor. Please come clean it up." ...
Forum: Vaccinations   03-20-2017, 06:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 346
Posted By Xerxella
I've been wondering this. The paperwork I've...

I've been wondering this. The paperwork I've seen only lists exclusion from school for measles. Were your kids excluded for mumps? Can I ask where-ish generally you are? Does the school list...
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