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Forum: Single Parenting   06-05-2011, 05:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 884
Posted By sleepnrain
Tiredofdabs, if you're still reading (which I...

Tiredofdabs, if you're still reading (which I hope you are), here are my thoughts.
 
1) You need to find someone to advocate for you AND your son. A social worker, a behavioral therapist, someone....
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   09-11-2010, 06:53 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,989
Posted By sleepnrain
Wouldn't the stairs be an issue she could get...

Wouldn't the stairs be an issue she could get accommodation for under section 504 even if she doesn't have an IEP yet?
Forum: Learning at School   04-20-2010, 05:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,767
Posted By sleepnrain
I would want to look very carefully at the...

I would want to look very carefully at the gifted program and what it would entail. Is it a full-time program? Where are they getting enough children to fill an entire gifted class at one school?...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-19-2010, 07:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 256
Posted By sleepnrain
I would send a general email directly to the...

I would send a general email directly to the contact you found. I wouldn't mention his retirement, but a general email is completely appropriate and exactly the kind of networking that will end up...
Forum: Women's Health   04-16-2010, 04:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 443
Posted By sleepnrain
Thank you for the responses! Lots to think...

Thank you for the responses! Lots to think about.

I'm not sold on suspecting the ACV, only because I've taken it frequently in the past with no side effects. I've been taking it recently either...
Forum: Women's Health   04-15-2010, 09:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 443
Posted By sleepnrain
I started taking some new vitamins and minerals...

I started taking some new vitamins and minerals earlier this week and have been feeling SO weird for the last few days - Foggy-headed, headache yesterday, today I feel like my arms and legs are wet...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-11-2009, 12:55 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,087
Posted By sleepnrain
Are you trimming it regularly? That's always...

Are you trimming it regularly? That's always been the best way to keep my hair under control - get rid of split ends, make sure it's healthy - it's much less scraggly that way. I've also heard olive...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   08-10-2009, 12:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,275
Posted By sleepnrain
This is one of my favourite blogs, and she...

This is one of my favourite blogs, and she should have some good ideas: http://blog.fatfreevegan.com/ - The archives are well organized and go back for years!

Good luck, that sounds like a...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   08-02-2009, 05:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 319
Posted By sleepnrain
I often use a little bit of peanut butter...

I often use a little bit of peanut butter instead!
Forum: Personal Growth   07-09-2009, 07:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 858
Posted By sleepnrain
I just stumbled on this thread, but one of the...

I just stumbled on this thread, but one of the things that has been most helpful to me in understanding other people and my complicated feelings towards the people i know best: Our strengths are our...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   08-27-2008, 12:46 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,438
Posted By sleepnrain
Wow, what great responses! Thank you so much to...

Wow, what great responses! Thank you so much to everyone. I've put all the books I haven't read on my (very long) to-read list.

I'm in the middle of Awakenings by Oliver Sacks right now and wow....
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   08-23-2008, 11:24 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,438
Posted By sleepnrain
Wow. Wow wow. We're on tonight! Already, 2 of...

Wow. Wow wow. We're on tonight! Already, 2 of your responses have mentioned things that have been "that" for me in the past - "The Poisonwood Bible" and "Baby". Awesome. Off to check out Edna St....
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   08-23-2008, 09:37 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,438
Posted By sleepnrain
So, I have this feeling that the next book I...

So, I have this feeling that the next book I read needs to be one of those books. One that will change something, or solidify a belief, or make me laugh till I pee. Or something. You know? A book...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   02-02-2008, 04:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,590
Posted By sleepnrain
It absolutely depends on what sounds your child...

It absolutely depends on what sounds your child is having trouble articulating and whether there are any other communication issues. While it may look like they're just "playing" at speech therapy,...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   01-02-2008, 09:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,142
Posted By sleepnrain
I think the tahini just deepens the flavour a...

I think the tahini just deepens the flavour a little. I usually use a dollop of peanut butter instead, you don't actually taste it but I prefer it with the pb to without!
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-31-2007, 10:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 125
Posted By sleepnrain
Thanks for the thoughts, everyone! I'm getting...

Thanks for the thoughts, everyone! I'm getting ready to go right now but may still change my mind.. I've prepared a vodka and orange, maybe that'll put me in the mood to party with strangers...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-31-2007, 09:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 125
Posted By sleepnrain
I'm single and don't have kids, just so you...

I'm single and don't have kids, just so you know! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif

What would you do for New Year's -

1) Go to a party where you won't know anyone...
Forum: Past Holiday Helpers   12-07-2007, 05:34 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 17,935
Posted By sleepnrain
Quote: Originally Posted by DreamsInDigital...

Quote:
Originally Posted by DreamsInDigital http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/9943388)
Thank you, Ellen, for the beautiful...
Forum: Personal Growth   12-01-2007, 10:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 549
Posted By sleepnrain
Follow your instincts. Or, have you ever thought...

Follow your instincts. Or, have you ever thought about Speech Pathology as a career? It sounds like it would fit in with what you're majoring in now..

But yes, I think you should definitely...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-01-2007, 10:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 382
Posted By sleepnrain
Well at least that might be a bit better than...

Well at least that might be a bit better than her adopting twin 6-year-olds from China..

http://www.fox28.com/News/index.php?ID=28746
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-01-2007, 07:09 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 1,743
Posted By sleepnrain
As a kid I used to say I wanted to be chopped up...

As a kid I used to say I wanted to be chopped up and thrown to the wolves.

Now I think I'd choose cremation http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   12-01-2007, 06:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 166
Posted By sleepnrain
Finals are coming up, and I've got multiple...

Finals are coming up, and I've got multiple study groups and all-nighters to look forward to. I'd like to make up some stuff this weekend to have on hand, both for myself and to share with friends....
Forum: Frugality & Finances   11-26-2007, 08:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 470
Posted By sleepnrain
If you're talking professional or...

If you're talking professional or near-professional photoshop skills then yes, I think you'd have a market. Especially in "photographers" who have had their cameras for a month and are charging...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-22-2007, 01:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 327
Posted By sleepnrain
I was also thinking TIA, although the symptoms...

I was also thinking TIA, although the symptoms have lasted for longer than is typical. Have they done an MRI? Those are much more accurate than CAT scans, especially if it's a blockage that's...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   11-22-2007, 12:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,332
Posted By sleepnrain
I just wanted to say that I think you're doing a...

I just wanted to say that I think you're doing a wonderful job in terms of how you approach his stuttering. It's a common misconception that stuttering can just be "fixed," and especially at his age...
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