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Forum: Natural Body Care   07-22-2014, 02:37 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 80
Posted By P.J.
Is there a natural treatment or cure for dandruff??

I have had dandruff on and off for a long time. Over the years I've tried various shampoos and ACV and the only thing that ever really works is the shampoos with fungicides in them (by prescription)....
Forum: Multicultural Families   07-22-2014, 01:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,615
Posted By P.J.
I think exactly the opposite is the case: I think...

I think exactly the opposite is the case: I think this question would come up more from people / in places exposed to less ethnic & cultural diversity. I would think in bigger cities, for example,...
Forum: Site Help   07-21-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 106
Posted By P.J.
How to change order of posts seen in display

How can I change how a thread appears when I open it? I use a laptop BTW not mobile. Threads seem to open last post first, but sometimes right smack in the middle (threads I'm opening for the first...
Forum: Grief and Loss   07-21-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 205
Posted By P.J.
Wow, I'm so so sorry. How tragic! Glad you are...

Wow, I'm so so sorry. How tragic!
Glad you are going to tell her. She can make her own decisions about missing camp. If that were me, I'd be pissed as hell if I missed my best friend's funeral...
Forum: Child & Teen Health   07-21-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 420
Posted By P.J.
Good for you standing up for yourself. But it...

Good for you standing up for yourself. But it sounds like you and your mom have other issues. Sometimes it really is healthiest to cut off family members who are toxic to us. Good for you having the...
Forum: Child & Teen Health   07-21-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 62
Posted By P.J.
cavity in 4 y.o. ~what next, and what about fluoride??

My son is 4. I recently found a pretty darn-tootin' big cavity in one of his upper molars. He has never been to a dentist (realizing now that was a mistake). He couldn't get an appointment for...
Forum: Child & Teen Health   07-21-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 374
Posted By P.J.
So how did it go? I was on the fence about vaxs...

So how did it go?
I was on the fence about vaxs in general and actually leaning towards not vaxing at all. Our pedi is a homeopath and fully supportive of not vaxing, but she did recommend getting...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   07-11-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 179
Posted By P.J.
You'll probably get more replies in the Nighttime...

You'll probably get more replies in the Nighttime Parenting forum than here, as this isn't a discipline issue but a sleep issue.
I wish you the best of luck!
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-09-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 689
Posted By P.J.
Maybe you've already had your trip, but I just...

Maybe you've already had your trip, but I just found this and thought of this thread:

http://www.pinterest.com/LalyMom/kids-road-trip-activities/

Maybe you can find something there too. Have a...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-09-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 379
Posted By P.J.
Thanks for the replies! Thanks for...

Thanks for the replies!



Thanks for the public impulses reminder. It really is a gradual learning process for children to learn social behavior and to control impulses when in public or social...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-03-2014, 12:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 397
Posted By P.J.
I think the opposite of what you said before: you...

I think the opposite of what you said before: you are not only not teaching her a bad lesson ("we don't like him get rid of him") but you are in fact teaching her a good lesson: we are the custodians...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-02-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 379
Posted By P.J.
Son's hand in crotch all the time ~ what to do?!

My son just turned four. He recently toilet trained (yes I know, late!) and is still sort of getting used to it.
Since he's dropped wearing diapers he fiddles with, touches or holds (always through...
Forum: Potty Learning   06-18-2014, 02:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 280
Posted By P.J.
How long did you actually try to get him in...

How long did you actually try to get him in underwear? I would try underwear...not naked but underwear so he feels the wetness or poop...and stick it out for at least a week but probably just...
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-18-2014, 02:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 689
Posted By P.J.
What is PEI??? We have traveled a lot with...

What is PEI???

We have traveled a lot with our (now) 4 year old boy, since he was 4 months old. For the car bring activities. These are some of our favorites:
magnadoodle (they make a small...
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-18-2014, 02:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 296
Posted By P.J.
Thanks! Those looks great! I just ordered and...

Thanks! Those looks great! I just ordered and downloaded the mp3 album of "Good Night", and we'll try it tonight. Yay! :love
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-18-2014, 02:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 446
Posted By P.J.
I have no personal experience to offer, but just...

I have no personal experience to offer, but just wanted to say this sounds in the range of healthy to me. I'm someone who's experienced quite some loss and grief (as an adult) and am personally...
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-14-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 296
Posted By P.J.
Looking for recommendations: Bedtime stories on audio CD

My son is four and I would like to get some good CDs with bedtime stories for him to listen to as he falls asleep. Stories that are relaxing and soothing, told by someone with a calm, soothing voice....
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-14-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 806
Posted By P.J.
I live in Germany and actually, it's hard to say....

I live in Germany and actually, it's hard to say. My only child is a 4 yr old boy and he is at a Waldorf preschool, so we sort of live in a bubble insofar as almost all his friends are the types of...
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-09-2014, 02:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 454
Posted By P.J.
My (just turned) four year old son is the same...

My (just turned) four year old son is the same way. He's an observer and hesitant to jump into groups of kids. Does great one-on-one though. He also gets easily pushed around on the playground, for...
Forum: C-section Birth   06-08-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 335
Posted By P.J.
I realize this thread is old but just to add for...

I realize this thread is old but just to add for when other mamas search and find this:

My scar had pain when I exerted myself....like in certain yoga postures or heavy lifting....for many many...
Forum: C-section Birth   06-08-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 603
Posted By P.J.
These are both very important points. In...

These are both very important points.

In preparing for the birth of my baby, I got caught up in all the positive, empowering birth stories that are out there. I was expecting the birth to be the...
Forum: C-section Birth   06-08-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 830
Posted By P.J.
I agree that going into a planned section has its...

I agree that going into a planned section has its advantages as far as cesareans go. I had mine after 36+ hours of a labor which I found incredibly painful, difficult and traumatic, and I was beyond...
Forum: Potty Learning   06-08-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 504
Posted By P.J.
Thanks for your reply. He is in a Waldorf...

Thanks for your reply. He is in a Waldorf preschool, and they are very helpful with toilet training. For about the last almost year, he's been doing his diapers (pull-ups) himself, standing up in the...
Forum: Site Help   06-02-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 14,773
Posted By P.J.
I've been here for some years now and just today...

I've been here for some years now and just today decided I want to change my signature. However there is no option for this in the place where I can edit everything else about my profile. The siggy...
Forum: Potty Learning   06-02-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 504
Posted By P.J.
older potty-trainer FULLY resistant ~help!

My son just turned 4. He is 100%, fully, completely and totally resistant to using the toilet. We have tried everything, you name it. He is not interested in rewards or any special books or toys for...
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