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Forum: Special Needs Parenting   Today, 07:19 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By Chalex
Anna, sent you a PM regarding our school board. ...

Anna, sent you a PM regarding our school board.

During the assessment review, it was tough to hear the teachers speak about his behaviour at school. Home can be easy, when he has his own space to...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   04-16-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 153
Posted By Chalex
Question Canada School IPRC process

Has anyone here gone through the Identification, Placement and Review Committee process? Can you tell me how it went?

My son has recently been diagnosed with autism and ADHD, so this seems to...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   04-05-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 575
Posted By Chalex
Could you tell us more about the Thuja...

Could you tell us more about the Thuja homeopathic remedy you are using? thanks. ((any links?))
Forum: Personal Growth   12-14-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 147
Posted By Chalex
Funny, at my last family gathering I spent most...

Funny, at my last family gathering I spent most of the time watching over the kids. So...if you want to ignore people, your kids are a good excuse. LOL Maybe bring a craft or some Christmas...
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-22-2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 446
Posted By Chalex
I agree with focusing on the bedtime.  My 5 year...

I agree with focusing on the bedtime.  My 5 year old is asleep by, at least, 8pm with bedtime routine starting about 7pm.
 
One story, a drink and lights out. 
 
Dark blinds are a blessing!
 ...
Forum: Parenting   04-17-2013, 12:58 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,396
Posted By Chalex
I just wanted to tell you about a scary moment I...

I just wanted to tell you about a scary moment I watched one day.  A woman was walking in the park with a baby in a stroller and a toddler on a leash...  They got to the top of a hill and the...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-14-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 329
Posted By Chalex
I have a 8 year old son who is tough in the...

I have a 8 year old son who is tough in the morning too.  He does get dressed before eating, but I lay out his clothes the night before so he doesn't think about what he might wear that day.
 
We...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   09-12-2012, 11:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,691
Posted By Chalex
Hi CleoS,   We have not started...

Hi CleoS,
 
We have not started medication.   Our doctor had given us a 'suggested reading' about anxiety...geez, can't find the title at the moment...but basically we are trying to treat his...
Forum: Bob Sears   08-16-2012, 12:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 762
Posted By Chalex
I've been rinsing her hand with apple cider...

I've been rinsing her hand with apple cider vinigar and powdering her hand with baby powder a few times per day (something that came to me when I was writing my first post--how to get her hands less...
Forum: Breastfeeding   08-04-2012, 12:21 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 8,525
Posted By Chalex
86 months and still going......3 kids....

86 months and still going......3 kids....
Forum: Bob Sears   08-04-2012, 08:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 762
Posted By Chalex
Hi Dr. Sears, I wondered if you have any...

Hi Dr. Sears,
I wondered if you have any insights/suggestions on dealing with warts especially with young child.
 
For a while now, my daughter (#2) has had two warts on the sides of her fingers...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   06-30-2012, 02:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,691
Posted By Chalex
Thank you for the replies!   I can't believe...

Thank you for the replies!
 
I can't believe all the side effects to these ADHD meds.  Poor kids.
 
It's so hard to decide whether to go ahead with medication...
 
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   06-27-2012, 10:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,691
Posted By Chalex
My son was recently diagnosed with anxiety and...

My son was recently diagnosed with anxiety and ADD/ADHD (we aren't exactly sure which he falls under)
 
We will be meeting with the doctor next month to talk about medication options, but I was...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   06-07-2012, 02:22 AM
Replies: 363
Views: 10,813
Posted By Chalex
Hi Ladies, We sold our house!  Rather quickly...

Hi Ladies,
We sold our house!  Rather quickly too--less than a week on the market!
 
We ended up getting a storage locker which is filled to the brim.  Still, a lot in those boxes that can be...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   04-27-2012, 11:29 AM
Replies: 363
Views: 10,813
Posted By Chalex
Hi Ladies,   I'm still trying to get our...

Hi Ladies,
 
I'm still trying to get our house ready to go on the market.  We've had major construction going on the last few weeks and some major sicknesses going through the family.  Not a good...
Forum: Spirituality   03-22-2012, 02:31 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 6,036
Posted By Chalex
Having a horrible couple days... son home sick...

Having a horrible couple days... son home sick (I think heat exhaustion), contractors found mold and bugs in our house wall, son's teacher writes me concerned about his behaviors and our vehicle is...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   02-21-2012, 06:39 AM
Replies: 363
Views: 10,813
Posted By Chalex
Worthy, I love seeing your posts!  I need the...

Worthy, I love seeing your posts!  I need the inspiration!  And I sometimes needed to stop decluttering to do my daily cleaning...eek...
So jealous of the bonfires...we are hoping to buy a place in...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   02-13-2012, 03:33 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 10,813
Posted By Chalex
Hi ladies, Happy to see you all are truckin'...

Hi ladies,
Happy to see you all are truckin' along!
 
We are starting some major renovations soon.  Eek! 
It's going to be a pain....an exciting pain!  We really want to get top dollar for this...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   02-07-2012, 04:54 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,997
Posted By Chalex
Pick up some END OF THE ROLL NEWSPRINT PAPER at...

Pick up some END OF THE ROLL NEWSPRINT PAPER at your local newpaper office for cheap.  Most offices do this and I've seen it advertised from time to time. 
It's great for kids drawing and painting,...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   02-07-2012, 04:47 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,997
Posted By Chalex
 I've been using some old face cloths for...


I've been using some old face cloths for messy changes too.  I think it works 1000x's better than wipes AND with wetting the cloth under warm water, you totally rid yourself of thinking "maybe a...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   02-06-2012, 03:11 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 10,813
Posted By Chalex
Hi Ladies,   I listened to a podcast about...

Hi Ladies,
 
I listened to a podcast about getting ready to sell and I realized that this week I need to take down all personal pictures around the house.  They said to do it right away to get...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   02-06-2012, 02:55 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,997
Posted By Chalex
Or, it's sometimes crazy thinking about how much...

Or, it's sometimes crazy thinking about how much it's costing you by time worked.  Like, a new $20.00 shirt costs me 2 hours work.  New boots $80.00 costs a days wage.  (this really works if you...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   02-04-2012, 05:17 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,997
Posted By Chalex
Take advantage of stores that give you points...

Take advantage of stores that give you points for shopping there, which equal to money when you cash them in.
 
I remember saving points to buy a Medela breast pump at Shopper's Drug Mart.  I...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   02-04-2012, 05:10 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,997
Posted By Chalex
BREASTFEED !   I don't even know how to...

BREASTFEED !
 
I don't even know how to calculate how much we saved not buying formula for 3 children.  (I realize not everyone can BF successfully, but it is a money saver!)
Forum: Frugality & Finances   02-03-2012, 12:54 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,997
Posted By Chalex
Barter your skills. Our neighbour ploughed our...

Barter your skills.
Our neighbour ploughed our driveway for my DH's computer help.
Our other neighbour trades pet sitting time with us.
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