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Forum: VBAC   06-07-2008, 12:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 955
Posted By momto3g3b
My sister-in-law had the same surgery and she...

My sister-in-law had the same surgery and she has given birth vaginally two times.

I think doctors speak from a position of ignorance & fear rather than true knowledge a lot of the time. Doctors...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   01-27-2008, 05:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 314
Posted By momto3g3b
I know zilch about the FMLA, but I was curious...

I know zilch about the FMLA, but I was curious about why Gabrielle is going into the hospital. What surgery is she having (I have a kiddo with LMC-TCS, too)?
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   01-27-2008, 05:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 971
Posted By momto3g3b
I hate high-pitched shrieking/squealing. It...

I hate high-pitched shrieking/squealing. It literally hurts my ears. So nope, you're not a freak (or if you are, I am, too).

I hate LOUD, too, and I have several ASD kids who have no voice...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   01-27-2008, 05:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 857
Posted By momto3g3b
He's a beautiful boy, Finch. Happy Birthday,...

He's a beautiful boy, Finch. Happy Birthday, little guy!!!
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   01-27-2008, 05:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 183
Posted By momto3g3b
We use Coloplast SpeediCaths. They're already...

We use Coloplast SpeediCaths. They're already lubed & are disposable, so you don't have to re-use/disinfect them after each use.

The LoFric system is self-contained, yes, and would definitely be...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   12-28-2007, 11:19 PM
Replies: 736
Views: 95,712
Posted By momto3g3b
I know you from the LMC-TCS yahoo group, too....

I know you from the LMC-TCS yahoo group, too. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/winky.gif
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   12-28-2007, 03:27 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,629
Posted By momto3g3b
Quote: Originally Posted by OMama...

Quote:
Originally Posted by OMama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/10111338)
I figured out NT a while ago, but what is is...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   12-28-2007, 03:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 633
Posted By momto3g3b
Son (6 years) has learned to put his socks on...

Son (6 years) has learned to put his socks on all by himself. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif Now we're going to tackle the shoes!

Son (21 months) can sign "more"...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   12-28-2007, 03:07 AM
Replies: 736
Views: 95,712
Posted By momto3g3b
I realized I haven't updated since June, 2004,...

I realized I haven't updated since June, 2004, and so much has changed since then.

Megan (16) has Tourette's.

Adam (15) has Tourette's, Asperger's, Marfan's, auditory processing disorder,...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   08-12-2007, 09:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,092
Posted By momto3g3b
Payless Shoes are cheap and often wide enough to...

Payless Shoes are cheap and often wide enough to accommodate AFO's. It's where I got my son's shoes.

We also got a pair of shoes through the orthotist and yes, insurance paid for them, but...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   05-26-2007, 09:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,568
Posted By momto3g3b
I have several children with special needs, so...

I have several children with special needs, so I'll tell each of their story in as short a fashion as I can.

David is my fourth child. He and his twin sister, Sarah, were born a day shy of 35...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   05-18-2007, 01:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 551
Posted By momto3g3b
My son has spina bifida (14.5 month old) and...

My son has spina bifida (14.5 month old) and though he's predicted to learn to walk, it's also predicted that he'll need a wheelchair for distances or when he gets too worn out from walking. So...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   05-18-2007, 01:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 483
Posted By momto3g3b
I can't say what the chances are, but I DO know...

I can't say what the chances are, but I DO know I wouldn't vaccinate any children in a family with an autistic child already diagnosed. I say this because I have a son who had a documented...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   03-24-2007, 10:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 717
Posted By momto3g3b
Peeking in here to say that your pediatrician...

Peeking in here to say that your pediatrician can order a chromosome study (FISH, too). My son's ped wrote the order for him to have it done 2 days ago. When my daughter had a FISH ordered, the...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   03-24-2007, 10:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 323
Posted By momto3g3b
My 14 year old has Asperger's, auditory...

My 14 year old has Asperger's, auditory processing disorder, dyslexia and tourette's. But despite all of that, I don't refer to him as special needs because he's doing just fine. I probably feel...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-27-2007, 07:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 701
Posted By momto3g3b
I have 5.5 year old b/g twins (David & Sarah)....

I have 5.5 year old b/g twins (David & Sarah). My son is autistic. Sarah is closer to Emily, her 7.5 year old sister, than David. David is developmentally more like his 3 year old brother. Sarah is...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   02-12-2007, 07:18 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,269
Posted By momto3g3b
Southern Oregon HORRID services. Do NOT...

Southern Oregon

HORRID services. Do NOT move here!

Melbourne, Florida had FANTASTIC services for my autistic kids. I'd highly recommend that city, no problem!
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   09-17-2006, 11:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 727
Posted By momto3g3b
Yep ~ lots of MRI's done here, too. My kids have...

Yep ~ lots of MRI's done here, too. My kids have always been sedated/put out, as well, since their MRI series take 2-3 hours to do and there's no way they'd lay still that long.

It's a cinch,...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   09-17-2006, 12:42 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,671
Posted By momto3g3b
Congratulations!!! I'd LOVE to see a picture of...

Congratulations!!! I'd LOVE to see a picture of your girls (and boys)!!!
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   09-17-2006, 12:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 473
Posted By momto3g3b
You know how the gifted thread bothered so many...

You know how the gifted thread bothered so many people? Well, I think this cartoonist has been reading that thread ~ http://www.gocomics.com/clearbluewater/

Seems like she's met a few mothers who...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   09-11-2006, 02:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 370
Posted By momto3g3b
What worked: OT w/lots of sensory integration...

What worked:
OT w/lots of sensory integration work
ST
PT
group therapy (social skills group + OT + speech)
ABA ~ this made a HUGE difference for David
digestive enzymes
removing casein from...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-11-2006, 02:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 323
Posted By momto3g3b
I hs my 8th grade Aspie son and my 2nd grade...

I hs my 8th grade Aspie son and my 2nd grade Aspie daughter (and am starting hs'ing my autistic preschool son). I have found that structured curriculum & scheduling works the best for both of my...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-10-2006, 09:06 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,202
Posted By momto3g3b
I am starting formal teaching of my twins...

I am starting formal teaching of my twins tomorrow. They will be 5 on Friday. Both have special needs ~ my son is autistic and my daughter has cognitive delays. My son currently knows 3 letters & 2...
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-02-2006, 02:16 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 2,719
Posted By momto3g3b
Joshua is 6 months old today!...

Joshua is 6 months old today! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngtongue.gif Can't believe half a year has already gone by!

He sits by himself, crawls, pulls up to his knees...
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   09-02-2006, 02:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 294
Posted By momto3g3b
Welcome!!! I'm in Southern Oregon....

Welcome!!! I'm in Southern Oregon. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif

Congratulations on your pregnancy, as well!
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