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Forum: North and South Carolina and Tennessee   01-16-2010, 03:45 PM
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Posted By Jenlaana
If you live in/near MB or can drive here, I have...

If you live in/near MB or can drive here, I have a TON of cloth diapers to give away. I was going to sell them but I just don't have the time. What I have consists of second (third/fourth) hand...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   04-14-2009, 06:33 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,550
Posted By Jenlaana
woven, I am so so very sorry for your loss. My...

woven, I am so so very sorry for your loss. My heart breaks for you. I just cannot imagine what you must be going through. I hope you have all of the support that you need in this terrible time....
Forum: North and South Carolina and Tennessee   04-14-2009, 09:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 912
Posted By Jenlaana
I'm not Christian and have found South Carolina...

I'm not Christian and have found South Carolina (Myrtle Beach/Conway/Surrounding area) to be pretty inhospitable. But then I don't follow a specific religion so perhaps there are jewish resources...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   01-23-2009, 05:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 821
Posted By Jenlaana
My son is 14 years old, and he will NOT eat...

My son is 14 years old, and he will NOT eat something he doesn't like. He will (and for years has) pretty much puked his guts up if we forced him to eat something he was not interested in. For a...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   08-20-2008, 10:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,377
Posted By Jenlaana
thank you all for the supportive responses. I...

thank you all for the supportive responses. I knew that if I came here you would understand. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif

We actually do not get together with my...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   08-19-2008, 10:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,377
Posted By Jenlaana
I definitely agree that its over-diagnosed and...

I definitely agree that its over-diagnosed and over-medicated, but that a blanket statement like that was made, when he KNOWS that our son has had ADHD since as long as he has known me, is just.......
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   08-19-2008, 09:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,377
Posted By Jenlaana
I am so frustrated with the close minded...

I am so frustrated with the close minded judgemental "spare the rod and spoil the child" bs that revolves around this disorder. It just makes me want to cry!

My brother in law made this comment....
Forum: Working and Student Parents   08-12-2008, 09:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 879
Posted By Jenlaana
I am so glad I found this thread! I havent been...

I am so glad I found this thread! I havent been to these boards lately as I've been very wrapped up in school stuff, but I am in nursing school. I just started working part time and just took my...
Forum: Women's Health   07-05-2008, 10:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 418
Posted By Jenlaana
thank you a million times over thank you! you...

thank you a million times over thank you! you have no idea how much it means to know that what I'm talking about doesnt sound crazy. I was thinking that maybe I was a bad mom for hesitating to take...
Forum: Women's Health   07-05-2008, 08:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 418
Posted By Jenlaana
my 8 mo old fell from standing w/ my husband...

my 8 mo old fell from standing w/ my husband less than 2 ft away and when he picked her up she was "silent crying". I didnt hear her crying so took her from him and she went limp in my arms and her...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-30-2008, 08:16 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,543
Posted By Jenlaana
I just put my 2 1/2 yr old into daycare this...

I just put my 2 1/2 yr old into daycare this morning. It broke my heart to do it. (please no flames or suggestions for me to stay home, because its not an option for me anymore ;( )

The daycare...
Forum: Parenting   04-14-2008, 08:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,571
Posted By Jenlaana
Quote: Originally Posted by BedHead...

Quote:
Originally Posted by BedHead http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/10971902)
I changed pediatricians once years ago...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   04-10-2008, 03:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 88
Posted By Jenlaana
I am desperately in need of child care for my 2...

I am desperately in need of child care for my 2 babes starting in September for a year and the one reliable person fell through http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif I'm...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   04-10-2008, 03:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 211
Posted By Jenlaana
I'd love to hear too... I have not had any luck...

I'd love to hear too... I have not had any luck at all finding a good ped that doesnt consider vax the "law" in the Myrtle Beach/Georgetown/Conway area.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-10-2008, 11:40 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 484
Posted By Jenlaana
it would depend on the park and the kid. I would...

it would depend on the park and the kid. I would go alone or with my 13 yr old to most places but I would be a lot more selective with my 6 mo old, and even more selective w/ my 2 yr old (the baby I...
Forum: Parenting   04-09-2008, 01:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,571
Posted By Jenlaana
my 2 1/2 yr old DD has bruises ALL the time, and...

my 2 1/2 yr old DD has bruises ALL the time, and always has atleast one on her upper arms, generally from her attempting to plummet off of some high surface she doesn't belong on and me grasping her...
Forum: Parenting   04-05-2008, 09:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 283
Posted By Jenlaana
Thank you for the input. Those activities,...

Thank you for the input. Those activities, however, are a bit too 'old' for my 2 youngest to enjoy, other than swimming, which its still too cold for here, and the museum.

I was thinking more of...
Forum: Parenting   04-05-2008, 10:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 283
Posted By Jenlaana
Our new years resolution this year was to spend...

Our new years resolution this year was to spend more time together as a family, doing things that help the kids burn off energy and let us spend (mostly) inexpensive QUALITY time together. We just...
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-14-2008, 11:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 605
Posted By Jenlaana
I'm a lot more laid back than other mommas here...

I'm a lot more laid back than other mommas here in regards to this stuff... My son was fed cereal at about 6 wks old per his Dr's instructions, 13 years ago. It didnt help or hurt the situation. He...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   03-14-2008, 12:50 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,025
Posted By Jenlaana
My son would (and has) been up until the sun...

My son would (and has) been up until the sun rises, when he has had his choice. We just bumped his bedtime from 9 to 10 (he's 13) during the week, and no bedtimes on Fri/Sat nights. The only...
Forum: Learning at School   03-11-2008, 06:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,041
Posted By Jenlaana
I'm in a similar situation. My son has ADHD and...

I'm in a similar situation. My son has ADHD and was mistreated by the system in school, and because of that I took him out and homeschooled him for almost 3 years. During that time I had a baby and...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   03-11-2008, 10:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 370
Posted By Jenlaana
I cant help with everything, but what has worked...

I cant help with everything, but what has worked through 2 children now (13 and 2 1/2 respectively) is to put up toys in groups by their activity, and if she wants to play with messy toy group x,...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   03-11-2008, 09:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 352
Posted By Jenlaana
I'm far FAR from perfect, but I also have a 2 yr...

I'm far FAR from perfect, but I also have a 2 yr old and a baby (2 1/2 and 5 mos respectively). I have also had a lot of the same "where did my angel go" issues. What has worked for me, more than...
Forum: Breastfeeding   03-04-2008, 09:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 983
Posted By Jenlaana
Quote: There is nothing wrong with it. The...

Quote:
There is nothing wrong with it. The people who say this are the same people who think you can spoil a baby.
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From a sleep perspective, I think that what the books/critics are going...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   03-04-2008, 03:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 658
Posted By Jenlaana
well my parents never believed in...

well my parents never believed in spanking/hitting/any corporal punishment what so ever...

and I'm all about the sado-masochistic sex http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
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