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Forum: Florida, Georgia, Alabama   06-25-2014, 04:31 PM
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Posted By Crazybean
Brandon/Riverview FL moms? Near Tampa

Just looking to connect with other local moms in the area...
Forum: Child & Teen Health   06-24-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 337
Posted By Crazybean
My son also had this issue but I found out about...

My son also had this issue but I found out about the earpopper (I sound like an infomercial but am NOT). It is a little device that blows air up in the nose and opens the Eustachian tube allowing...
Forum: Child & Teen Health   06-24-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 283
Posted By Crazybean
Retractile testicles in 7 yo

Looking for some experience/advice. My son's testicles descended normally after birth... out of no where, about 2 months ago, they moved up into the groin and have STAYED there. If you move them...
Forum: Mental Health   04-10-2012, 12:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 11,659
Posted By Crazybean
So I've done some research on "expressionless"...

So I've done some research on "expressionless" and "emotionless" people and I can't come up with anything.  Hopefully someone here reads and understands what I am about to describe- is this...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   12-16-2011, 06:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 119
Posted By Crazybean
I got a religious exemption for my son and...

I got a religious exemption for my son and didn't think twice about handing over that precious blue paper with the official seal ect... Now, we are changing schools since we moved and I NEED the...
Forum: Women's Health   10-27-2011, 12:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 161
Posted By Crazybean
My oldest just started pre-K this year.  Out of...

My oldest just started pre-K this year.  Out of the 10 weeks he has been in school, he has been sick probably 8 times.  Before he went to school, he was a stay at home kid BUT we played at shopping...
Forum: Women's Health   09-22-2011, 09:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 913
Posted By Crazybean
So, I feel blind and like I am missing...

So, I feel blind and like I am missing something.  Please give me any suggestions you have.  Sorry my thoughts are all over.
 
3 weeks ago my 4 year old started pre-K (never had been in a...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-27-2011, 06:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 527
Posted By Crazybean
No benefits in the future- it is a contractor...

No benefits in the future- it is a contractor position but it could lead to a better position within the company... I just need the experience first!
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-27-2011, 06:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 527
Posted By Crazybean
 I really have to look more into this... what...


I really have to look more into this... what an interesting concept!  We only wanted something in case of a major illness or injury and this might just fit our needs...  Thanks for the suggestion!...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-26-2011, 10:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 527
Posted By Crazybean
Ok so hopefully this post is in the right area...

Ok so hopefully this post is in the right area as I feel myself becoming hysterical.  Essentially, this post is about suggestions for health insurance and where I can apply for my husband when other...
Forum: Allergies   11-20-2010, 07:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 131
Posted By Crazybean
And what alternatives do I have as far as...

And what alternatives do I have as far as medical tests?  Do bring him to an allergist to see what foods/ things he is allergic to?  I remember some test where I was pricked/injected countless times...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-09-2010, 12:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 268
Posted By Crazybean
When my baby got sick at 4 weeks old, I elevated...

When my baby got sick at 4 weeks old, I elevated his crib mattress to about 30 degrees, I used breastmilk to put in his nostrils and use a bulb syringe occasionally. You have to be careful with...
Forum: Vaccinations   10-02-2010, 06:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,379
Posted By Crazybean
Nurse here too and I refused. The main...

Nurse here too and I refused. The main immunization "spokesperson" gave us an in-service about how effective and important it is (blah blah) and used my newborn and I as a prime example. He said...
Forum: Vaccinations   09-28-2010, 05:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 921
Posted By Crazybean
If I'm not mistaken.. isn't it the pertussis...

If I'm not mistaken.. isn't it the pertussis "season" right now? I thought it was more common during the fall and wasn't seen as much in the winter months. Regardless, if I were in your shoes, my...
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-20-2010, 05:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,294
Posted By Crazybean
Aren't younger babies suppose to be sleeping...

Aren't younger babies suppose to be sleeping like 16+ hrs a day? DS goes down to bed around 10- get's up to nurse every 3 hrs and is up by 7-7:30ish. Right there, that is 9 hrs.

From there, he is...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-18-2010, 02:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 889
Posted By Crazybean
My 1st DS was a hard baby too. We had all sorts...

My 1st DS was a hard baby too. We had all sorts of issues with him. When the 2's came, there were no tantrums but he was very verbal... I even said multiple times that the "terrible twos didn't...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-10-2010, 06:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 288
Posted By Crazybean
Maybe I just need to write it out and SEE it for...

Maybe I just need to write it out and SEE it for myself or maybe I just need someone else's perspective. Sorry this is long.
I had planned on being out for about 10 weeks (for maternity leave)...
Forum: Family Safety   09-09-2010, 04:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 713
Posted By Crazybean
He sometimes wakes in the middle of the night...

He sometimes wakes in the middle of the night and I am not surprised by anything he does- he has always been into EVERYTHING.

I am a light sleeper but my husband (who is now a SAHD) can sleep...
Forum: Family Safety   09-09-2010, 03:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 713
Posted By Crazybean
We recently moved into a 2 story house (before...

We recently moved into a 2 story house (before it was a rancher so we were all on the same level). Well, along with the move came a big boy bed. He also JUST became fully potty trained so we need to...
Forum: Women's Health   09-07-2010, 09:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 187
Posted By Crazybean
About 2 weeks ago, my 3 year old came down with...

About 2 weeks ago, my 3 year old came down with something (fever, slight cough, runny nose) but then recovered after 2 days. My DH and my 4 week old DS came down with it the next day. Baby had a...
Forum: Breastfeeding   09-03-2010, 04:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 166
Posted By Crazybean
Over the last 24 hrs, DS has been awake more...

Over the last 24 hrs, DS has been awake more than usual (6 weeks old tomorrow). He was feeding on both breasts and emptying them pretty well (then sleeping about 3 hrs) over the last few weeks. Just...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-26-2010, 07:42 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,777
Posted By Crazybean
Apply for grants and scholarships.. I get the...

Apply for grants and scholarships.. I get the federal pell grant due to my income BUT I also applied for other grants/scholarships and after all is paid, I get about 2500 back per semester for my...
Forum: Women's Health   08-24-2010, 06:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 671
Posted By Crazybean
I recommend the book "Beating Cancer with...

I recommend the book "Beating Cancer with Nutrition" by Patrick Quillin. His book had a lot of good info including what to eat before and during treatment and WHY it was important. I found this book...
Forum: Life With a Baby   08-23-2010, 10:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 589
Posted By Crazybean
I started giving DS whole milk homemade yogurt...

I started giving DS whole milk homemade yogurt and he had a whole avocado throughout the day starting at about 11 months. I let "formula" go at that point and just made sure DS had a good diet....
Forum: Women's Health   08-22-2010, 09:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 431
Posted By Crazybean
As long as my DS acts "normal", I don't worry...

As long as my DS acts "normal", I don't worry until after he reaches 104+. I've been through many fevers now with him (who is also 3) and he usually spikes for 1-2 days and then he is fine- it is...
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