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Forum: Homebirth   07-29-2012, 12:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,299
Posted By bandgeek
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Poogles0213 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1357680/omg-mamas-im-so-upset#post_17048058)

That is not...
Forum: Homebirth   07-15-2012, 05:01 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,299
Posted By bandgeek
I think it's quite telling that her evidence...

I think it's quite telling that her evidence does little to convince anyone of anything so she has to resort to scare tactics and anecdotal evidence. I think it's extremely arrogant that she thinks...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   07-12-2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 481
Posted By bandgeek
ASL didn't appear to hinder my son in any way. ...

ASL didn't appear to hinder my son in any way.  He was a late talker anyway, so we added in signs.  He knew about 400 by age 2.  When he finally started talking at age 2 1/2 (in full sentences...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   07-09-2012, 11:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 474
Posted By bandgeek
I'm sorry. :-( Please update when you get the...

I'm sorry. :-( Please update when you get the results of the EEG.  My daughter went through that but her EEG came back clear...turns out she was having autonomic storming, which caused her to...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   06-22-2012, 05:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 969
Posted By bandgeek
I wish the school system would work with us...

I wish the school system would work with us more.  They have all these "rules" about what nurses we are allowed to use for my daughter while she is there and I don't agree with it.  They aren't...
Forum: Meal Planning   06-20-2012, 06:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,139
Posted By bandgeek
I'm an on and off meal planner.  Sometimes I...

I'm an on and off meal planner.  Sometimes I fall off the wagon and we eat tons of take out because DD is in the hospital or something or I've just been overwhelmed with everything.  I'm doing...
Forum: Life With a Baby   06-17-2012, 03:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 284
Posted By bandgeek
I found that once I cut back, my milk started...

I found that once I cut back, my milk started drying up.  But I was already having supply issues.  I hoped that cutting back would make it easier on me and help me feel less overwhelmed, but no...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-11-2012, 11:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 142
Posted By bandgeek
So were you guys playing with it, or...

So were you guys playing with it, or transporting it...how did it get lost?  I totally can't see stuff like that, but I can try to help with the logical part of trying to find it. LOL
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-05-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 595
Posted By bandgeek
Usually homemade and usually decorated...I...

Usually homemade and usually decorated...I wouldn't say "elaborately" but I try to make them cute.  How much work I put into them depends on what kind of party we are having. For just family I do...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-02-2012, 08:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 642
Posted By bandgeek
I remember that video!  My high school math...

I remember that video!  My high school math teacher always played that every year (I had him for 3 of my 4 high school years).  He'd get popcorn and soda and we'd have a good ol' time.  I'd...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-01-2012, 10:45 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,369
Posted By bandgeek
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by SweetSilver http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-01-2012, 10:43 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,369
Posted By bandgeek
I tried spanking....

I tried spanking. http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/bag.gif I swore I'd never be a spanker, but then nothing worked and I got desperate.  Turns out spanking doesn't work either and there's a...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-22-2012, 06:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,725
Posted By bandgeek
I have pictures from when I was about that age...

I have pictures from when I was about that age dressed in very obviously "boy" clothes and I turned out fine.  I did ask my mom one time why she put me in boy outfits and she said she just put me in...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   05-16-2012, 08:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 575
Posted By bandgeek
I buy things in bulk, which brings the cost...

I buy things in bulk, which brings the cost down.  This time of year I can get 5 lbs of organic carrots for $5.  I buy apples by the bag too.  I also like to juice celery and even though it is more...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   04-28-2012, 09:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 315
Posted By bandgeek
My son was referred to the autism clinic at the...

My son was referred to the autism clinic at the children's hospital. He's 7 years old and most of the discussions I see here seem to be about much younger children in regards to getting the initial...
Forum: Learning at School   03-24-2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,224
Posted By bandgeek
Thanks everyone. It looks like the school 10...

Thanks everyone. It looks like the school 10 miles away is going to be our best option. So that's about 20 minutes each way at most, so not too bad. I might be able to have his dad or grandma drive...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   03-21-2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 294
Posted By bandgeek
That sounds a lot like my 7 year old, although...

That sounds a lot like my 7 year old, although he doesn't do so much of the sentence restarting.  He'll start words over and over until they finally come out.  Sometimes he can't get the word out so...
Forum: Learning at School   03-21-2012, 11:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,224
Posted By bandgeek
DD is 4 and disabled.  She has in-home nursing. ...

DD is 4 and disabled.  She has in-home nursing.  I would schedule them to work any time I needed to be gone.  They generally work 12 hour days which would cover pick up and drop off, plus the time...
Forum: Learning at School   03-20-2012, 07:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,224
Posted By bandgeek
We're homeschooling now but I'm considering...

We're homeschooling now but I'm considering school for next year.  DS will be in 2nd grade.  The school district here is awful.  I always swore I'd never send him here.  I had friends when I was a...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-24-2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 384
Posted By bandgeek
My 7 year old really likes the rocket math app. ...

My 7 year old really likes the rocket math app.  It's only 99 cents I think.
 
We use a lot of hands on stuff, like unit blocks and an abacus.
 
 
Forum: Organize & Declutter   02-23-2012, 11:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 397
Posted By bandgeek
Yeah I've moved since then and I don't really...

Yeah I've moved since then and I don't really want her to know where I live.  When I say she had a screw loose, I mean it.  She was very clingy and overly friendly, like she wanted to be my best...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   02-22-2012, 07:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,009
Posted By bandgeek
Is there another area of the apartment that...

Is there another area of the apartment that could be converted to a bedroom?  Could you use a corner of the living room for your DD's bedroom?  It sounds like she's the one who really needs the...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   02-22-2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,840
Posted By bandgeek
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by A&A http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   02-22-2012, 05:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 397
Posted By bandgeek
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by Mulvah http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1345972/what-do-you-do-with#post_16887493)



Is it too much...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   02-22-2012, 04:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 397
Posted By bandgeek
I can, but I'd rather not. Basically I had to...

I can, but I'd rather not. Basically I had to fire my daughters nurse for overstepping her bounds and talking badly about me behind my back (among other things...she really had a screw loose). She...
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