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Forum: Parenting   04-13-2010, 04:19 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,574
Posted By Giraffe
I was given Thorazine as a toddler when I had to...

I was given Thorazine as a toddler when I had to have CT scans. It was part of the "kiddy cocktail" they used in the mid 80s at some hospitals. I was born in 1983, so probably around 1985 when I...
Forum: Family Safety   10-10-2009, 10:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 282
Posted By Giraffe
Quote: Originally Posted by mamatoablessing...

Quote:
Originally Posted by mamatoablessing http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14506407)
I just reread the OP and I missed the...
Forum: Family Safety   10-10-2009, 09:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 282
Posted By Giraffe
Quote: Originally Posted by mamatoablessing...

Quote:
Originally Posted by mamatoablessing http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14506278)
At only 2 years and 3 months old, I...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   08-28-2009, 01:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 307
Posted By Giraffe
That's GREAT!!! I haven't been on much. Off to...

That's GREAT!!! I haven't been on much. Off to PM you...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   07-30-2009, 04:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 798
Posted By Giraffe
That sounds sooo much like my kiddo. He has...

That sounds sooo much like my kiddo. He has extra fluid found by a CT at 6mo after his head jumped from 50th percentile to 97th. He had an MRI at 12mo after he had some regression (was on hands &...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   06-16-2009, 05:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 509
Posted By Giraffe
So I guess we're doomed to a future of stinky...

So I guess we're doomed to a future of stinky boys http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif I've never lived with a teenage boy either.

I have had some relatives with mental...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   06-01-2009, 06:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 393
Posted By Giraffe
MRI RESULTS: He still has moderate amount...

MRI RESULTS:

He still has moderate amount of fluid between his brain & skull, but the same amount as at 6mo. It shouldn't be causing him any problems. There are no structural abnormalities. I'll...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   05-29-2009, 02:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 393
Posted By Giraffe
UPDATE: I got an appt for lunch time today....

UPDATE: I got an appt for lunch time today. She's a little baffled too since liquids stay down, but solids have become even more of a problem. So we're going to look at a few things:

1. He has an...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   05-29-2009, 09:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 393
Posted By Giraffe
Thanks again. I don't think it is a virus....

Thanks again.

I don't think it is a virus. The on call ped last night didn't think it sounded like a bug either. Everyone except Jareth was sick a few weeks back with a totally different set of...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   05-29-2009, 02:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 393
Posted By Giraffe
Thanks! I've heard good things about a...

Thanks!

I've heard good things about a developmental ped or group here, but there is a wait list I think. I'll bring that up when I call tomorrow. I need to get a little notebook. Actually I...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   05-29-2009, 01:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 393
Posted By Giraffe
I looked through the sticky lists, but didn't...

I looked through the sticky lists, but didn't see what I needed. A while back I had found a site where you could check off symptoms & it would narrow down a list of disorders for you. I can't find...
Forum: Family Safety   05-27-2009, 08:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 465
Posted By Giraffe
The Britax Regent has a bit of natural recline...

The Britax Regent has a bit of natural recline because of the recline bar. It doesn't have different settings though.Upright really is safer.
Forum: Family Safety   05-24-2009, 10:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 248
Posted By Giraffe
My mom commented today that she liked the...

My mom commented today that she liked the buckles on our Graco seats better than the ones on our Dorel (Cosco, Safety 1st & Eddie Bauer) seats. The Graco ones kind of have a dip in them & you slide...
Forum: Babywearing   05-23-2009, 07:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 388
Posted By Giraffe
I use my Ergo comfortably for my 20lb 12mo old...

I use my Ergo comfortably for my 20lb 12mo old or my 33lb 2.5yr old. The baby is a short little guy though so I don't worry about him trying to arch back.
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   05-22-2009, 11:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 551
Posted By Giraffe
Quote: Originally Posted by 2boyzmama...

Quote:
Originally Posted by 2boyzmama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13804919)
Or how about we put off buying the minivan...
Forum: Family Safety   05-22-2009, 12:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,541
Posted By Giraffe
We leave the base in our only vehicle which I...

We leave the base in our only vehicle which I drive to work. DF is home with the kids, but occasionally goes out somewhere with his dad or could go someplace with my sister. For those rare...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   05-21-2009, 04:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,717
Posted By Giraffe
*pats head* We're just starting the process...

*pats head*

We're just starting the process too. So you're not alone. Jareth is 12mo. He is not crawling, getting into a sitting position, pulling up or any of that type of stuff. He can sit...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   05-20-2009, 10:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 253
Posted By Giraffe
His 12mo appt went well. His ped is on board...

His 12mo appt went well. His ped is on board with making referrals, working with EI & adressing our concerns. I'm so glad we switched to her. He had some blood work done. That was heartbreaking. He...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   05-11-2009, 10:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 253
Posted By Giraffe
I wondered about genetics. I guess we'll be...

I wondered about genetics. I guess we'll be looking at that too. Maybe after this first round of tests & some EI help. I kind of want to see if suddenly a lightbulb comes on, but it's partly wishful...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   05-11-2009, 08:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 253
Posted By Giraffe
This will probably get a little long, but I want...

This will probably get a little long, but I want to make sure we aren't missing anything that we should be looking at or asking about.

I've posted before about my little guy Jareth. He had a head...
Forum: Family Safety   05-09-2009, 09:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 241
Posted By Giraffe
I've sold a few seats that we were no longer...

I've sold a few seats that we were no longer using on Craigs List. I knew they were safe. I also included information about expiration, the manuals & some other handouts. There are always going to...
Forum: Parenting   05-09-2009, 12:29 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,573
Posted By Giraffe
I'm not as bothered bt the "he's so tall"...

I'm not as bothered bt the "he's so tall" comments. I have a 38" tall 29mo. It's people that will say something about his speech or something, but then look shocked when I say he's only 2. SUddenly...
Forum: Family Safety   05-05-2009, 12:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,904
Posted By Giraffe
I think it takes 3 flags to get removed. That's...

I think it takes 3 flags to get removed. That's why we post them on another forum. It's easy to get enough people to flag. Unfortunately, they seem to get reposted.
Forum: Family Safety   05-04-2009, 04:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,904
Posted By Giraffe
I email sometimes, but if you post a thing about...

I email sometimes, but if you post a thing about carseat seafety it will get flagged & removed. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif I post the bad ones on a different...
Forum: Family Safety   05-02-2009, 08:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 669
Posted By Giraffe
Oh how frustrating!!! I don't have any other...

Oh how frustrating!!! I don't have any other advice though. I hope you find something.
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