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Forum: Parenting   09-01-2011, 03:07 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,263
Posted By FAmom
DS#3 has hair below his shoulders..... and he is...

DS#3 has hair below his shoulders..... and he is almost 3.  He is my wild one, and I can't imagine him without it!  Sure, other people think he is a girl, and DH makes a few comments here and there,...
Forum: Parenting   08-08-2011, 09:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,179
Posted By FAmom
I forgot something big.... and I realize this...

I forgot something big.... and I realize this may really get a lot of differing opinions..... and I said I'd never do it when I had kids......but....
 
.... we have a computer in our dining room...
Forum: Parenting   08-07-2011, 09:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,179
Posted By FAmom
I'll try not to ramble, but I have a whole host...

I'll try not to ramble, but I have a whole host of thoughts after reading your post, along with a headache that is trying to come to the front of my mind.  
 
So, first, I just wanted to say that...
Forum: Parenting   06-24-2011, 10:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 716
Posted By FAmom
Funny.... I don't fit in anywhere.  And, when I...

Funny.... I don't fit in anywhere.  And, when I read this thread, if the OP is "sortacrispy", then I'm likely "justsorta"..... I don't even want to list stuff for myself that makes me considered...
Forum: Parenting   06-24-2011, 10:28 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,504
Posted By FAmom
So tell me, what have your kids destroyed?   ...

So tell me, what have your kids destroyed?
 
My body and my mind.
 
And, lots of other stuff.  Furniture.  Window screens.  Curtains.  You name it, they've destroyed it, or part of it, or are...
Forum: Allergies   06-13-2011, 06:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 131
Posted By FAmom
http://allergicliving.com/index.php/2010/07/02/sa...

http://allergicliving.com/index.php/2010/07/02/sabrinas-law-school-allergy-laws-and-policies/
 
The above is a link from the Allergic Living site.  It looks like it might have some helpful...
Forum: Allergies   06-13-2011, 06:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 131
Posted By FAmom
I see that you are in Canada..... if you were...

I see that you are in Canada..... if you were US, I'd say get a 504.  I don't know what is comparable in Canada to that.
 
I would think that given the support surrounding the death of Sabrina...
Forum: Allergies   06-08-2011, 05:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,868
Posted By FAmom
The above post got me thinking.....   Here...

The above post got me thinking.....
 
Here is a good link, with some good descriptions and categories for eczema vs other allergic skin conditions.
 ...
Forum: Allergies   06-08-2011, 10:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,868
Posted By FAmom
I'm so convinced that most doctors are simply...

I'm so convinced that most doctors are simply rattling off a list of things they memorised from their medical textbooks, and only a handful of really good ones will actually look closely at the...
Forum: Allergies   06-08-2011, 10:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 265
Posted By FAmom
Link to pacific foods allergy info..... they do...

Link to pacific foods allergy info..... they do oat milk.....  http://www.pacificfoods.com/get-to-know-us/faqs/processing-allergen-questions
 
But, I did find one page with an oat milk recipe....
Forum: Allergies   06-08-2011, 09:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 265
Posted By FAmom
I should clarify, my baby is 2 1/2.  I keep...

I should clarify, my baby is 2 1/2.  I keep calling him the baby..... he is the youngest..... I'm sure when he is a teenager he'll really start to have problems!
 
But, when he turns 3 he'll get...
Forum: Allergies   06-08-2011, 09:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,868
Posted By FAmom
I was just talking to DH, who also suffered with...

I was just talking to DH, who also suffered with eczema...... 
 
..... he and I contextualize things differently.....
 
But, he thought with the weeping it sounded like poison oak.  Also, for...
Forum: Allergies   06-08-2011, 09:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,868
Posted By FAmom
  FAmom, your child's situation sounds...


FAmom,
your child's situation sounds similar to mine, except mine is allergic to food and dustmites instead of pollen. do you think it may be that the vaseline acts as a barrier against the...
Forum: Allergies   06-08-2011, 03:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 265
Posted By FAmom
I am nursing, but, yeah... lactose intolerant,...

I am nursing, but, yeah... lactose intolerant, which is why I don't do milk.  Though, I also wouldn't do it because the baby is lactose intolerant too.  And, we've tried that Lactaid milk.  It...
Forum: Allergies   06-08-2011, 03:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,868
Posted By FAmom
Plain vaseline.  That is what we ended up using...

Plain vaseline.  That is what we ended up using a lot for our one son who used to have eczema so bad it would get infected.  At a certain point though, we did use the prescribed creams, sparingly,...
Forum: Allergies   06-07-2011, 01:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 265
Posted By FAmom
I tried to do a bit of searching around to check...

I tried to do a bit of searching around to check out the so delicious and pure silk..... it looks like the pure silk might be a "made in the same facility" product with almonds, and that the so...
Forum: Allergies   06-07-2011, 09:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 265
Posted By FAmom
I am looking for ideas for alternatives for...

I am looking for ideas for alternatives for milk.  Specifically, to put in my coffee.  I use coffeemate currently, and I think I am coming close to not being able to drink it anymore because I think...
Forum: Parenting   06-01-2011, 04:13 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 9,247
Posted By FAmom
  "compliments" about objects are far...


"compliments" about objects are far different (the purse, shoe, etc) -IMO
"compliments" about your appearance are different - with different meaning -IMO
 
You know, as I let this kind of...
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-30-2011, 07:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,399
Posted By FAmom
Wiping skills and near misses are two different...

Wiping skills and near misses are two different issues in our house.
 
I don't think the kids really get a good hang of things by 7.  I know my kids didn't, and we even have wipes you can flush....
Forum: Parenting   05-29-2011, 01:15 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 9,247
Posted By FAmom
This comment makes it seem as though you're...

This comment makes it seem as though you're implying that people here are demanding that you not to say nice things about babies at all.
 
I can understand why that person commented the way they...
Forum: Parenting   05-26-2011, 07:10 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 9,247
Posted By FAmom
  No they can't.  Because it teaches that...


No they can't.  Because it teaches that girls need to value their beauty (and by omission not their strength), and that boys need to value their strength (and by omission not their beauty).  Both...
Forum: Parenting   05-26-2011, 05:27 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 9,247
Posted By FAmom
So while there may be male and female as far as...

So while there may be male and female as far as sex is concerned, sure there are differences between men and women, but  they are subjective and actually represent a spectrum. Even if at first...
Forum: Parenting   05-25-2011, 10:22 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 9,247
Posted By FAmom
Storm is a baby. Storm is a baby. Storm is a...

Storm is a baby. Storm is a baby. Storm is a baby. Why are we so attached to Storm being a "boy" or a "girl"?
 

It is fitting that I am responding today.  My son is running around this morning,...
Forum: Parenting   05-25-2011, 09:40 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 9,247
Posted By FAmom
  what about those children who grow and say...


what about those children who grow and say NO, I am not a girl, not a boy?
don't they count? 
is "society" just to dismiss them-are they sooooooo small of a group no one really cares about...
Forum: Parenting   05-25-2011, 08:45 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 9,247
Posted By FAmom
I probably shouldn't say anything.  Really....

I probably shouldn't say anything.  Really.  But, I am compelled ...... 
 
crunchy mommy said this back on page 1:
 
I feel like secrets could make my child feel ashamed of who he/she really is....
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