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Forum: Elimination Communication   04-10-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 511
Posted By macy
I'm really glad to hear the juice is helping. :)

I'm really glad to hear the juice is helping. :)
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   04-05-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 901
Posted By macy
do me a favor and ban me then. thanks in advance.

do me a favor and ban me then. thanks in advance.
Forum: Elimination Communication   04-05-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 511
Posted By macy
I'm glad he pooped today! That is great news! I...

I'm glad he pooped today! That is great news! I know what a relief it is when they finally go after being constipated for a long time. I'd just test out different amounts of diluted juice and then...
Forum: Elimination Communication   04-05-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 511
Posted By macy
I am sorry, I don't remember how much but not...

I am sorry, I don't remember how much but not more than a cup per day. Basically, it's just been trial and error and a lot of trying juice, seeing it worked and then stopping because I didn't want to...
Forum: Elimination Communication   04-04-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 511
Posted By macy
There have many, many days where my whole life...

There have many, many days where my whole life seemed to revolve around waiting for my child to poop so I totally get being open to anything.
Forum: Vaccinations   04-04-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 6,202
Posted By macy
I read a lot of articles before deciding to...

I read a lot of articles before deciding to vaccinate. I may be able to recommend an article addressing your specific concerns if you tell me what those concerns are. Feel free to message me...
Forum: Elimination Communication   04-04-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 511
Posted By macy
People are going to hate this but the only thing...

People are going to hate this but the only thing that has helped my breastfed child stay regular is allowing him to drink some diluted juice each day. It seems like the constipation we dealt with for...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   04-03-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 901
Posted By macy
It's funny, lately I've been defending...

It's funny, lately I've been defending anti-vaxers in real life. I will stop. Reading here and realize how severe the problem is has been a wake up call.
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   04-03-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 901
Posted By macy
You work there or you volunteer there? I'm...

You work there or you volunteer there? I'm shocked that someone with a background in library sciences could fail to research vaccines more thoroughly than you have, based on your posts throughout...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   04-03-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 901
Posted By macy
Do you actually work at a library? Because I'm...

Do you actually work at a library? Because I'm pretty sure the librarians that I know would love donations like this.

Whatever, I get it, polio vaccines bad, smallpox vaccines bad. Gotcha.

You...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   04-03-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 901
Posted By macy
are you guys against recognizing the achievement...

are you guys against recognizing the achievement of polio vaccines even? wow.
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   04-03-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 901
Posted By macy
That actually looks extremely cool and...

That actually looks extremely cool and educational. I love it! I would love to donate something like this to the library for their lego club.
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-03-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 398
Posted By macy
Can you do your homeschool work outside so you...

Can you do your homeschool work outside so you can supervise and then make the child go in the house for the rest of the day on any day that he goes into the street? I might even draw his limit in...
Forum: Learning at School   04-03-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 781
Posted By macy
Does the teacher give useful feedback? Does your...

Does the teacher give useful feedback? Does your daughter understand why her papers are being graded poorly and how to do better next time? Are there one or two specific areas that she needs a little...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   04-02-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 173
Posted By macy
I think she's probably about to go through a...

I think she's probably about to go through a language spurt and then she will go back to not stuttering after that. That has been my experience. Just be patient and let her get it all out.
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-01-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 552
Posted By macy
I generally say one or two times, "I understand,...

I generally say one or two times, "I understand, you want a cookie, maybe when we go to the grocery store next week we can get a cookie" or "Let me write cookies on our grocery list right now." I...
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-01-2015, 05:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 236
Posted By macy
I think at that age it might have been more that...

I think at that age it might have been more that they didn't want to transition to the next activity (going home), and was probably pretty age-appropriate behavior and nothing personal against you....
Forum: The Childhood Years   03-29-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 138
Posted By macy
Bicycling might also be good too because it is a...

Bicycling might also be good too because it is a rhythmic activity and thus calming.
Forum: Gentle Discipline   03-21-2015, 10:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 735
Posted By macy
What jumped out at me is that you say you think...

What jumped out at me is that you say you think they are dying for attention despite getting a lot of attention. I, too, was thinking it was attention-seeking behavior before I got to that paragraph....
Forum: The Childhood Years   03-15-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 587
Posted By macy
As a researcher I understand how research works...

As a researcher I understand how research works but this has an obvious community college intro 5 page paper feel to it (that, or trolling) and if it's for a paper it's probably due tomorrow. I think...
Forum: The Childhood Years   03-14-2015, 11:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 587
Posted By macy
1. Are you a father of a preschooler? no 2. Are...

1. Are you a father of a preschooler? no
2. Are you a mother of a preschooler? yes
3. If you walked into your preschool son's classroom, to find him playing around in a pink princess dress, how...
Forum: The Childhood Years   03-14-2015, 11:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 587
Posted By macy
I think the point is to understand parents'...

I think the point is to understand parents' perceptions regarding play and gender and it sounds like an Intro level class assignment so I doubt the students need to be "running the project by the...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   03-07-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 882
Posted By macy
It sounds like her main issue is a lack of...

It sounds like her main issue is a lack of motivation, which could be rooted in depression that she is so used to she doesn't even recognize it, or it could be related to another psychological...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   03-01-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 156
Posted By macy
Let her try the book "Teach your child to read in...

Let her try the book "Teach your child to read in 100 easy lessons" with you. It works and if she is asking to read, she will enjoy learning.
Forum: Gentle Discipline   03-01-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 682
Posted By macy
I think for kids like you are describing...

I think for kids like you are describing (especially if behaviors are extreme/oppositional defiant disorder) you have to focus mainly on rewarding the good behavior to increase good behavior, rather...
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