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Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   08-12-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 481
Posted By mum2sarah
I say I'm vegan, but I suppose the vegan police...

I say I'm vegan, but I suppose the vegan police would strip me of that title for the fact that I consume honey. I agree with MeepyCat, part of the reason for being vegan is ethical and...
Forum: Family Planning   08-12-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 299
Posted By mum2sarah
Period starts after sex

Lately my period will get off to a very very very lazy start, just light spotting for days on end, but as soon as I have a good orgasm, like when DH and I have sex, then it will finally get things...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   10-22-2013, 07:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 447
Posted By mum2sarah
Backstory: This spring I had to go to court to...

Backstory: This spring I had to go to court to prevent my two DDs from being inoculated with TDaP when my ex-husband tried to force the issue when his new spouse was expecting a baby, and he...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   04-19-2013, 05:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Posted By mum2sarah
I am in the midst of, after 7 years of amicable...

I am in the midst of, after 7 years of amicable relations with my ex, our first family court battle over the issue of  vaccinations (You can read the background in this thread:...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   04-05-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 465
Posted By mum2sarah
I know this is a very old thread, but if you...

I know this is a very old thread, but if you haven't found a Montessori elementary school yet, try The Glen Montessori.  They go through 6th grade.  My DDs both go there, and I teach there!
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   04-05-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 522
Posted By mum2sarah
thanks everyone.  I did attempt to reason with...

thanks everyone.  I did attempt to reason with him before he pushed it to court.  I offered to keep DDs at my place more in the first 2 months or so and let them have DDs more in the subsequent...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   03-27-2013, 05:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 278
Posted By mum2sarah
I did decide I should try to request...

I did decide I should try to request postponement.  I called the courthouse Monday but since no one was available I left a message as directed by the phone system.  No one has called me back yet,...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   03-26-2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 522
Posted By mum2sarah
Thank you sassyfirechick!  That is very helpful!

Thank you sassyfirechick!  That is very helpful!
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   03-25-2013, 06:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 278
Posted By mum2sarah
Thanks for the support.  I'm so stressed out!  I...

Thanks for the support.  I'm so stressed out!  I got served these papers when I was literally on my way to FL to take my kids on vacation.  I'm not supposed to get back until the day before the...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   03-25-2013, 06:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 522
Posted By mum2sarah
The following is part of a post I created on the...

The following is part of a post I created on the blended family forum, but I may end up having to represent myself in court on this case:
 
"I was served papers to appear in court a week from...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   03-24-2013, 02:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 278
Posted By mum2sarah
I was served papers to appear in court a week...

I was served papers to appear in court a week from Tuesday.  I am in shock because my ex and I always worked things out amicably and I never had to seek legal representation before.  The two issues...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   02-23-2013, 05:05 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 429
Posted By mum2sarah
I am hoping someone here might be able to help...

I am hoping someone here might be able to help me with a recommendation of a pediatric dentist in the Pgh area that is hip to breastfeeding. My 17 mo DS is starting to get decay on his front teeth...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   02-07-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 361
Posted By mum2sarah
Thank you so much!  I was just stumbling across...

Thank you so much!  I was just stumbling across the first of those, too.  I think I will find a tactful way to convey that in the eyes of the court he'd likely be obligated to continue paying...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   02-07-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 361
Posted By mum2sarah
Thanks!  That is a helpful way to think about...

Thanks!  That is a helpful way to think about it!  I am in PA, so I'll try to google search what I can find for our state.  If it's similar to your state, it sounds like I could at the very least...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   02-06-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 361
Posted By mum2sarah
(I posted the following in the education forum,...

(I posted the following in the education forum, but it was suggested that maybe I'd find more answers here):
 
I'm hoping someone might have experience here that could help guide me.  My ex and...
Forum: Learning at School   02-06-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 275
Posted By mum2sarah
Yeah, I wasn't sure whether to post this...

Yeah, I wasn't sure whether to post this question here or there.  Is there a way to post it both places?  (guess I could just copy and paste ;))
Forum: Learning at School   02-06-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 275
Posted By mum2sarah
I'm hoping someone might have experience here...

I'm hoping someone might have experience here that could help guide me.  My ex and his wife share custody of my two daughters with my husband and I.  We share custody equally so there is no...
Forum: Breastfeeding   05-10-2012, 11:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,665
Posted By mum2sarah
Did you end up trying it?  I am wondering the...

Did you end up trying it?  I am wondering the same thing as I have needed to cut out soy but am dealing with plugged ducts.
Forum: Family Planning   04-02-2012, 08:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,039
Posted By mum2sarah
UPDATE and further questions:   Maybe I'd...

UPDATE and further questions:
 
Maybe I'd been so paranoid about LAM ending for good reason.  I woke up in a pool of blood when DS was about 5.5 mo old.  I was sad, shocked and angry.  Everyone...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   02-25-2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 390
Posted By mum2sarah
mamayogibear, those are all fermented or...

mamayogibear, those are all fermented or sprouted soy, which are supposed to be less problematic.
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   02-25-2012, 04:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 390
Posted By mum2sarah
littlest birds,   I am intrigued about your...

littlest birds,   I am intrigued about your having eliminated dietary soy.  I think I want to cut back a bit, though I don't see how I could ever realistically eliminate it completely (it's in...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   02-24-2012, 10:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 390
Posted By mum2sarah
thanks that does give me some perspective...I...

thanks that does give me some perspective...I have to wonder about the soy thing though...that maybe I am a little estrogen dominant...I have had 4 bouts with mastitis and a fibroadenoma diagnosed...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   02-24-2012, 09:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 390
Posted By mum2sarah
OK, first, I hope not to cause controversy and...

OK, first, I hope not to cause controversy and if you are reading just to bash on vegans, please leave now.  What I need is support.  I am trying desperately to understand the devastating thing that...
Forum: Elimination Communication   02-15-2012, 09:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 382
Posted By mum2sarah
AliceMay, we use wool pants with training pants...

AliceMay, we use wool pants with training pants under when we go out.  You almost have me sold on the idea of only wool pants at home because we never have poo misses anymore, and the thought of...
Forum: Elimination Communication   02-15-2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 291
Posted By mum2sarah
My advice would be don't set too high...

My advice would be don't set too high expectations in the beginning.  You never know how your labor will go or initiating breastfeeding, etc... Personally I needed a few days to just focus on...
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