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Forum: Preteens and Teens   02-03-2012, 12:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,404
Posted By wanderinggypsy
I don't know about the driving thing. I think...

I don't know about the driving thing. I think the parent knows their kid best and there's a mighty difference between a teen who may smoke the odd joint and a teen who would do so and then get...
Forum: NICU & Preemie Parenting   02-03-2012, 10:16 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 373
Posted By wanderinggypsy
Hello NICU and Preemie parents. This board was a...

Hello NICU and Preemie parents. This board was a blessing to me when my daughter was born early four years ago. Two weeks ago, a close family member had twins at 32 weeks gestation - a boy and a...
Forum: Parents as Partners   12-24-2011, 07:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 289
Posted By wanderinggypsy
So, my husband is very possessive and jealous. I...

So, my husband is very possessive and jealous. I am a sahm and I have never cheated on him nor am I ever planning to. However, my husband grills me daily about any interactions I have with any male...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   11-17-2011, 01:10 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,227
Posted By wanderinggypsy
By the way, why assume that giftedness...

By the way, why assume that giftedness (presumably in the cognitive domain) would come along with meeting physical milestones largely dependent on core strength (like sitting up, etc) early? Early...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   11-13-2011, 12:22 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,227
Posted By wanderinggypsy
Absolutely ridiculous.  

Absolutely ridiculous.
 
Forum: Parenting   10-10-2011, 05:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 905
Posted By wanderinggypsy
At present, I am residing with DH and our four...

At present, I am residing with DH and our four children in a very small bungalow with three bedrooms. My mother is residing in a 3500 square foot (plus basement) ranch and she has been suggesting...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   08-21-2011, 04:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 618
Posted By wanderinggypsy
This September, three out of my four kids will...

This September, three out of my four kids will be going to school, and I will be at home with the baby, my two year old son. I really want to get to work finishing my BA, and it would take me about...
Forum: Women's Health   08-08-2011, 05:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 355
Posted By wanderinggypsy
or at least we thinks. Waiting on consult...

or at least we thinks. Waiting on consult withnurologist. Have any of your dh or dads or anyone you know ever dealt with and triumphed over this? He is quite miserable and worried.
Thanks for any...
Forum: Family Safety   07-13-2011, 04:28 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,449
Posted By wanderinggypsy
I would have done exactly what you did. It's a...

I would have done exactly what you did. It's a risk, a small risk. It suck to have to take it but honestly there are risks everywhere in life. I think you handled the situation very well, and...
Forum: Women's Health   07-13-2011, 04:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,053
Posted By wanderinggypsy
Hi. I really suggest taking your son to a...

Hi. I really suggest taking your son to a physiotherapist. A licensed physiotherapist will work with your son to strengthen his muscles to the point where his natural stance is more upright and...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   06-11-2011, 05:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 433
Posted By wanderinggypsy
Hi all... I spent a fair bit of time on these...

Hi all... I spent a fair bit of time on these boards four years ago when my newborn girl was going through cancer treatment. I will never forget what a source of support these boards were. Now, my...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   06-11-2011, 05:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 864
Posted By wanderinggypsy
autocorrect messing with me  

autocorrect messing with me
 
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-02-2011, 09:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 231
Posted By wanderinggypsy
He's Mr. Wonderful to the world at large. It's...

He's Mr. Wonderful to the world at large. It's me and the kids that get Mr. Jerk.
 
There is probably no book that can help this guy anyways. But I thought I'd ask.
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-01-2011, 06:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 231
Posted By wanderinggypsy
Our kids range from pre-t een to toddler, with a...

Our kids range from pre-t een to toddler, with a few in between. DH tends to anger easily, and our marriage has reached the point where I will surely leave with the children early on in 2011 if he...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   12-18-2010, 04:56 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 250
Posted By wanderinggypsy
My youngest is now 16 months old, and I've been...

My youngest is now 16 months old, and I've been walking, running, and doing the 30 day shred and shred it with weights for about 7 months now. I'm almost to the weight that I want to be (I'm about...
Forum: Women's Health   12-13-2010, 04:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,591
Posted By wanderinggypsy
Anyone on here have fibrocystic breasts? Mine...

Anyone on here have fibrocystic breasts? Mine are driving me absolutely insane these day. They just ache like crazy. I would seriously undergo some kind of surgery if it were available...
 
Has...
Forum: Waldorf   11-25-2010, 06:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By wanderinggypsy
Last year for Christmas my brother gave my son...

Last year for Christmas my brother gave my son who was ten at the time a small one of these things:
 
http://www.eco-sphere.com
 
He really loved it (still does), but then he's a pretty...
Forum: Homebirth   11-07-2010, 07:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,231
Posted By wanderinggypsy
Dear mama, I feel for you. I had ICP with my...

Dear mama, I feel for you. I had ICP with my third pregnancy. After doing a great deal of research together with my midwife, we decided to induce at 37 weeks (actually two days shy of 37 weeks)...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   11-01-2010, 10:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 847
Posted By wanderinggypsy
Oh thank you thank you! These look fabulous!!!!!!

Oh thank you thank you! These look fabulous!!!!!!
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   10-31-2010, 08:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 847
Posted By wanderinggypsy
LOL, not a one? Seriously with all the food...

LOL, not a one? Seriously with all the food bloggers out there I thought someone would come forth!

I guess I'll have to wing it. Maybe if it's a raging success I'll post whatever I come up with,...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   10-30-2010, 10:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 847
Posted By wanderinggypsy
I had the most delicious mulligatawny at a...

I had the most delicious mulligatawny at a coffee shop the other day. It had a clear, vivid yellow broth (lots of turmeric, no apparent coconut milk), no lentils, big chunks of chicken and veggies,...
Forum: Diapering   10-29-2010, 09:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 557
Posted By wanderinggypsy
After happily cloth diapering my last couple...

After happily cloth diapering my last couple babies and this one for the past year, my one year old son has begun to produce the stickiest, pastiest, sloppiest poo I have seen in my life. It doesn't...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   10-24-2010, 08:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 292
Posted By wanderinggypsy
You probably won't be able to get any milk....

You probably won't be able to get any milk. Pregnancy tends to dry it up pretty thoroughly if you stop for any period of time.
I don't know, I would try if I suspected there was still milk there....
Forum: Gentle Discipline   10-09-2010, 07:33 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,619
Posted By wanderinggypsy
Sounds like too much talk and not enough action...

Sounds like too much talk and not enough action for a four year old. Also, you taking her and talking to her and explaining and whatnot is basically rewarding the behavior. Before she bit the baby...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-09-2010, 07:28 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,602
Posted By wanderinggypsy
Um, breastfed babies quite unanimously "fall off...

Um, breastfed babies quite unanimously "fall off the growth charts" if the charts are not the WHO ones. Any lactation consultant will tell you!

They grow like little weeds for the first three or...
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