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Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   02-11-2006, 06:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 976
Posted By Jessie
Thanks, Rachel. It's good to know that I'm not...

Thanks, Rachel. It's good to know that I'm not alone here. And, thanks to all of you for the information, suggestions, and advice. I really hope he grows out of it soon. I think I'm going to add...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   02-09-2006, 11:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 976
Posted By Jessie
First and foremost, thank you, Frank, for what...

First and foremost, thank you, Frank, for what you have written.

Second, I took him to Dr. Rydland (www.kidswellness.com (http://www.kidswellness.com)) today, and he examined him for the swollen...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   02-08-2006, 10:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 976
Posted By Jessie
He has an appointment tomorrow with the...

He has an appointment tomorrow with the "natural" pediatrician, and I will ask about the culture, but why diabetes? Yes, diabetes in the family, but only with my deceased grandfather who was an...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   02-07-2006, 04:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 976
Posted By Jessie
My son is nearly 3. He is not circ'ed and is...

My son is nearly 3. He is not circ'ed and is slightly retractable. He had his first foreskin infection Nov. 2004, and has had 3 or 4 since then. The two most recent ones have been back to back (1...
Forum: Allergies   01-15-2006, 01:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 393
Posted By Jessie
Thank you for your suggestions and...

Thank you for your suggestions and encouragement. A friend had mentioned the dairy connection, too. So, I have begun to wean him off yogurt and cheese, which is the main dairy he eats. I had to...
Forum: Allergies   01-09-2006, 11:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 393
Posted By Jessie
DS, almost 3, is snoring, snorting, experiencing...

DS, almost 3, is snoring, snorting, experiencing fitful sleep with waking, and possibly sleep apnea. Began early December, after a bad cold, but the cold has dissipated, yet the snoring, etc....
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   04-05-2005, 08:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,229
Posted By Jessie
Hi Mamas, I'm in Florida, and my family and I...

Hi Mamas,
I'm in Florida, and my family and I are coming into Louisville for the Kentucky Derby (a work related trip for DH) and I was wondering if anyone could recommend a babysitter/sitting...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   03-03-2005, 05:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,245
Posted By Jessie
Thanks, Richella. Like you, I have been...

Thanks, Richella.
Like you, I have been hesitant to take the plunge and pony up for the information. I just am uncertain as to which websites will provide the most trustworthy information and for...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   02-08-2005, 06:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,245
Posted By Jessie
My (half) sister, who lives in England, was...

My (half) sister, who lives in England, was adopted at birth. My father (her birth father) found her through the adoption agency, when we were 18, we are now in our mid-thirties. Our reunion story...
Forum: Natural Body Care   08-28-2003, 04:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 460
Posted By Jessie
I printed out all the info to read when not in...

I printed out all the info to read when not in the middle of nursing. I also searched the crafts forum and pulled up alot of info, including your past posts, so extra thanks.

I must get busy so...
Forum: Natural Body Care   08-26-2003, 05:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 460
Posted By Jessie
Hi, I would like to make some natural bath...

Hi,
I would like to make some natural bath products to give as gifts for the holidays (soaps, salts, lotions, salves, oils, etc.) and was wondering if anyone could suggest some online resources for...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   08-19-2003, 11:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 345
Posted By Jessie
Dd (34 months) is waking up at 4:30 am every...

Dd (34 months) is waking up at 4:30 am every night (for the last week) and staying awake for about an hour, tossing, turning, crying, asking for juice, etc. We (Dh, Dd, Ds and I) cosleep in a king...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   07-08-2003, 05:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 395
Posted By Jessie
Hi, My children are 28 months apart (Dd 2.5...

Hi,
My children are 28 months apart (Dd 2.5 years, Ds 4 months). We have a king and queen bed pushed next to each other. We moved the queen in just prior to Ds' birth. At that point I moved Dd from...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   07-07-2003, 08:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 365
Posted By Jessie
Queen and King, pushed together. And, I just...

Queen and King, pushed together. And, I just spent all my birthday money buying matching sheets and covers! We love our big bed, all of us, Dh, Dd (2 1/2), Ds (4 months) and I. Dh likes to invite...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   06-22-2003, 11:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 346
Posted By Jessie
Ok, going more from memory than recipe... ...

Ok, going more from memory than recipe...

Chicken Breasts, boneless/skinless
1 small onion
1lb (or more) green tomatillas - remove skins, wash and halve
1 jalepeno or other small hot chile - I...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   06-21-2003, 08:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 346
Posted By Jessie
I make chicken enchiladas suizas - with a green...

I make chicken enchiladas suizas - with a green tomatilla sauce ( tomatillas, onion, garlic, jalepeno, cilantro) and corn tortillas with some queso blanco and sour cream.
would that work, or does...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   05-02-2003, 04:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 498
Posted By Jessie
Count me in. I am still irritated about this...

Count me in. I am still irritated about this column. Like people don't receive enough criticism from their own friends, family, pediatricians, etc. about co-sleeping. Now it is coming from educators...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-04-2003, 06:07 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,472
Posted By Jessie
We use "vagina" and it's diminutive "nina" with...

We use "vagina" and it's diminutive "nina" with dd, and will probably use penis for ds - due next week!

xo,
Jess
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-31-2003, 05:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 620
Posted By Jessie
My "Do it myself - er" is 27 months, and will...

My "Do it myself - er" is 27 months, and will not let you put her in her seat. So, we let her get in alone. We have had some very frank discussions about when it is not ok to fool around while...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   01-21-2003, 05:36 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,716
Posted By Jessie
counting. My MW came today, and said all is well...

counting. My MW came today, and said all is well and told me to chill out with all the worrying, that we are going to have an amazing homebirth. So, I am trying to relax. Not easy, when one is in...
Forum: Birth Professionals (Archive)   12-18-2002, 03:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 759
Posted By Jessie
Yes, as a vaginal wash, but on the outside, not...

Yes, as a vaginal wash, but on the outside, not actually inserted into the vagina. I don't remember having any irritation, and I tend to be sensitive and prone to yeast, too. My midwife comes on...
Forum: Birth Professionals (Archive)   12-17-2002, 03:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 759
Posted By Jessie
I tested GBS positive at 36 weeks with Dd and my...

I tested GBS positive at 36 weeks with Dd and my midwives had me use hibiclens (sp?) as a vaginal wash 3x daily for a week or 2 and then retest, which came out negative. This time, they have...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   11-22-2002, 12:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 375
Posted By Jessie
Hi Amy, Oh, thank you. I am so excited. I...

Hi Amy,

Oh, thank you. I am so excited. I had forgotten about the Natural History Museum, and Dd loves dinosaurs, maybe we will go there on Wednesday and see the Museum and then watch them blow...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   11-21-2002, 05:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 375
Posted By Jessie
Hi, We'll be in New York for the...

Hi,

We'll be in New York for the Thanksgiving holiday and I was wondering ifanyone could suggest some fun things to do with two 2 yo's?

We are going to go to the Macy's parade - and pointers...
Forum: Television   11-19-2002, 06:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 735
Posted By Jessie
We went too, and had a blast! Dd (2) is still...

We went too, and had a blast! Dd (2) is still talking about the show.

Their music really gets stuck in your head tho' - wake up in the middle of the nite and can't stop singing those Wiggles...
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