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Forum: Special Needs Parenting   07-08-2011, 09:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,695
Posted By shelbean91
Both of my boys are now officially dx'd with...

Both of my boys are now officially dx'd with autism - Jake was when he was 2 1/2 and Seth just this past January (he's now 7).  Hippotherapy was GREAT for Jake - he LOVED every minute of it.  Seth -...
Forum: Single Parenting   06-26-2011, 11:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 333
Posted By shelbean91
Thanks for the info - sorry it's taken so long...

Thanks for the info - sorry it's taken so long to reply, I was visiting family.  This is great help - I'm hoping she can get what she needs from him. He's jerking her around, money wise - he says...
Forum: Single Parenting   06-26-2011, 11:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 566
Posted By shelbean91
My uncle was in jail for a while back in the 80s...

My uncle was in jail for a while back in the 80s when he was behind because he was unemployed.  A friend's ex has effectively eliminated all of his visitation b/c he has an arrest warrant in our...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   06-26-2011, 11:21 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,136
Posted By shelbean91
I now have 2 dx'd with autism.  Get the eval....

I now have 2 dx'd with autism.  Get the eval.  You'll either get a dx or you'll get the all clear.  Knowing is the only way to move forward.  If your dh is sure there's nothing wrong, then this will...
Forum: Single Parenting   06-03-2011, 09:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 333
Posted By shelbean91
Hi everyone - I hope this is ok to post here....

Hi everyone - I hope this is ok to post here.  I'm not a single parent, but a friend is and her ex is a total UAV.
 
LONG story short - he owes huge amounts of back cs and rarely pays current cs...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   02-06-2011, 08:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,324
Posted By shelbean91
We just had my ds2 at the developmental ped...

We just had my ds2 at the developmental ped where he was dx'd with autism.  They are very, very thorough - we were there with the physician's assistant for 2+ hours the first time, where she asked...
Forum: Spirituality   02-06-2011, 11:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 377
Posted By shelbean91
If you were raised Catholic, you can choose a...

If you were raised Catholic, you can choose a parish and start attending.  You can register as a member and there are generally lots of 'raised Catholic, now coming' meetings you could go to.  RCIA...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   01-30-2011, 07:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 253
Posted By shelbean91
We also have brushing issues and now keep a...

We also have brushing issues and now keep a toothbrush next to the bathtub.  I let ds chew on it in there- better than nothing.  Also, he likes to chew on a washcloth, so that helps a bit as well. ...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   01-22-2011, 05:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,452
Posted By shelbean91
   Quote:Originally Posted by Linda on...



 
Quote:Originally Posted by Linda on the move http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   01-21-2011, 07:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,452
Posted By shelbean91
I called last January for an eval for my ds2. ...

I called last January for an eval for my ds2.  The earliest appt was in JUNE - and that was with a physician's assistant.  She asked all the questions, did the observations, etc., and gave me huge...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   12-11-2010, 02:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 692
Posted By shelbean91
My ds1 is 8 and we're in a similar situation. ...

My ds1 is 8 and we're in a similar situation.  He has state services for therapies and after he turned 3, we found out that because of the disability, it's no longer 'potty training', but medical...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-27-2010, 02:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 587
Posted By shelbean91
We have a wii and we all play it together.  Yes,...

We have a wii and we all play it together.  Yes, there are some games where you just sit, but there are also good, active games, like wii fit, wii active, etc.  The bowling is fun to play altogther...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   11-13-2010, 01:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 159
Posted By shelbean91
Not sure which state you're in, but special ed...

Not sure which state you're in, but special ed is a federal program for the most part, so while the governor can blow lots of smoke about cutting funding, I'd wait and see what actually happens...
Forum: January 2011   11-08-2010, 01:54 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,683
Posted By shelbean91
Same thing, almost exactly, happened to me with...

Same thing, almost exactly, happened to me with dd. I thought I was peeing, turned out to be amniotic fluid - slow leak. I was 31w6d. Bedrest, abx, IV, meds to stop labor, etc. We managed to keep dd...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   11-07-2010, 12:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 897
Posted By shelbean91
Quote: Originally Posted by davidsmom184...

Quote:
Originally Posted by davidsmom184 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/16018367)
question: will school make a big stink...
Forum: Learning at School   11-01-2010, 12:34 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,642
Posted By shelbean91
As a teacher - HUGE red flag. Not acceptable. As...

As a teacher - HUGE red flag. Not acceptable. As a parent, HUGE red flag, unacceptable.

I teach 4th grade and have told my parents they are welcome to come in whenever they like - provided they...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   11-01-2010, 12:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,802
Posted By shelbean91
I'd buy it and try to pick up an extra shift...

I'd buy it and try to pick up an extra shift here and there to pay it off quickly. Or put it on a no interest card.
Forum: Single Parenting   10-31-2010, 09:04 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,346
Posted By shelbean91
I'd ask your lawyer of the possible...

I'd ask your lawyer of the possible ramifications of asking to terminate parental rights. I mean, when is it considered abandonment? I know in the classical terms, since he's done *something* it's...
Forum: Dental   10-30-2010, 06:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 401
Posted By shelbean91
Our insurance won't pay for them that freqently...

Our insurance won't pay for them that freqently - I'd say no. I think we get bitewings once a year and full mouth xrays every 3 years.
Forum: Utah, Arizona   10-30-2010, 06:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,479
Posted By shelbean91
I've lived here since 94 (moved from the...

I've lived here since 94 (moved from the midwest). I love the weather - yeah, summers are HOT, but you manage. Much like you probably camp inside during ND winters, many stay inside during the heat...
Forum: Single Parenting   10-10-2010, 08:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,776
Posted By shelbean91
What a douch-bag-y thing to do! I hear the hole...

What a douch-bag-y thing to do! I hear the hole getting dug deeper and deeper. Hopefully, it will be soon enough that you can get him to sign off on rights and have your DP adopt (that's what would...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   10-10-2010, 05:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 835
Posted By shelbean91
My gut with ds1 was he had 'just a speech delay'...

My gut with ds1 was he had 'just a speech delay' and it turned out he had autism. my gut with ds2 was he was 'fine'. Then it was that he was 'not fine - he has a speech delay'. Now, my gut is 'he...
Forum: Learning at School   10-10-2010, 05:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 970
Posted By shelbean91
I teach at a public school (4th grade) and OP -...

I teach at a public school (4th grade) and OP - you're exactly right on about different wants/expectations from families. I have parents complain that there is too much homework; others who want...
Forum: Grief and Loss   10-10-2010, 04:36 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,065
Posted By shelbean91
I'm sorry.

I'm sorry.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-09-2010, 10:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 421
Posted By shelbean91
In my sister's circle of friends, it's common to...

In my sister's circle of friends, it's common to give those as wedding favors. My sister's said 'to have and to hold, to keep my beer cold'. My sister and new BIL have an entire drawerful. They're...
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