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Forum: Gentle Discipline   04-17-2012, 12:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 807
Posted By ASusan
I can't address the whole issue, but when this...

I can't address the whole issue, but when this happens here with my 4-yr-old DS -
 
 
Quote:She painted high on the wall and can't reach it to clean it. She can't brush the dog because our dog is...
Forum: Women's Health   04-16-2012, 02:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 11,110
Posted By ASusan
Our son's DID fill back in, but if you google...

Our son's DID fill back in, but if you google it, some people never regain the tissue (some scary stories out there).  We give DS all-over body lotion every night after his bath, and we made it a...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   04-16-2012, 02:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 940
Posted By ASusan
Both Stephanie Cave and Kenneth Bock have...

Both Stephanie Cave and Kenneth Bock have suggestion about supplements to take before and after vaccines. Not sure if I've seen specific FOOD recommendations, unless you consider that you can get...
Forum: Women's Health   04-09-2012, 05:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,002
Posted By ASusan
Another vote for magnesium, or liquid (absorbs...

Another vote for magnesium, or liquid (absorbs better than tabs) calcium-magnesium before bed.
 
Make sure you are taking/getting enough B-vitamins. Take a b-complex in the morning, and perhaps...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   04-08-2012, 07:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,053
Posted By ASusan
What is defined as "vintage" for a sewing...

What is defined as "vintage" for a sewing machine?
 
Forum: Breastfeeding   04-08-2012, 07:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,406
Posted By ASusan
When this happened to me at ~8 weeks PP, it was...

When this happened to me at ~8 weeks PP, it was a big mug of peppermint tea that had dried me up. I immediately stopped doing any kind of mint (for 3 yrs, until I stopped nursing!).
 
 
Anything...
Forum: Allergies   04-01-2012, 09:03 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,269
Posted By ASusan
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Forum: Gentle Discipline   03-28-2012, 12:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 249
Posted By ASusan
When our son was having hitting issues at...

When our son was having hitting issues at daycare (trying to fit in/engage with the older boys when they joined his 3s class on the playground), our primary response was to let him know we were...
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-04-2012, 06:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 753
Posted By ASusan
Find a practitioner who does cranial-sacral...

Find a practitioner who does cranial-sacral therapy/adjustment.
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   02-27-2012, 12:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 657
Posted By ASusan
I remember reading about your daughter's...

I remember reading about your daughter's journey.
 
Not much time to post, but I wanted to offer you support.
 
We send son to daycare at 10 mos, unvaxed. He had his first shot at age 4 ( a few...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   02-27-2012, 10:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,513
Posted By ASusan
Nope. They stopped making separate MMRs a few...

Nope. They stopped making separate MMRs a few years ago.
 
Here are my notes for preparing for - and dealing with after-effects of - vaccines.
 
Notes on Vitamins/Minerals/Herbs to use to...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   02-27-2012, 10:27 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,344
Posted By ASusan
Ours is somewhere between 3.5-4% on a 15-year....

Ours is somewhere between 3.5-4% on a 15-year. We refinanced in 2010 from a 30-year to get that. I wish we had not. The increased amount of the payment is just a little too tight to be comfortable....
Forum: Allergies   02-24-2012, 06:49 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,269
Posted By ASusan
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Forum: The Childhood Years   02-21-2012, 12:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 550
Posted By ASusan
One thing I've done with classes (swimming...

One thing I've done with classes (swimming lessons) when DS doesn't want to participate is to have him sit with me and watch the class. Is that possible with the ballet class?
 
I had him sit...
Forum: Women's Health   02-14-2012, 06:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 799
Posted By ASusan
I am sorry that I don't have much other than...

I am sorry that I don't have much other than sympathy to offer you. If it doesn't respond to asthma meds, then it's not too helpful to call it asthma, is it?
 
I know you said you did elimination...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-05-2012, 07:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 146
Posted By ASusan
I guess the police is probably the best idea. ...

I guess the police is probably the best idea.
 
I once had my wallet returned to me because of my Saturn card key (an extra key made into a credit card shape). My driver's license wasn't in there....
Forum: Organize & Declutter   02-04-2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,427
Posted By ASusan
Can't help you with the decision-making process,...

Can't help you with the decision-making process, but I wanted to give a warning, of sorts.
 
My aunt - a hoarder of sorts - had a house-fire last week. At least 65% or more of her hoard was books...
Forum: April 2012   01-31-2012, 08:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,229
Posted By ASusan
Oh, yay!

Oh, yay!
Forum: Women's Health   01-31-2012, 02:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 484
Posted By ASusan
I had a lupus dx several years ago. I was tired,...

I had a lupus dx several years ago. I was tired, in pain every morning. When I left my job (to move to another state, not because of lupus), I had a stack of notes that the secretary had posted on...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   01-31-2012, 01:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,739
Posted By ASusan
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Forum: Breastfeeding   01-25-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 345
Posted By ASusan
Megan73 is right. The most important thing is to...

Megan73 is right. The most important thing is to keep your newborn skin-to-skin and nurse on demand. The first 24-36hours are crucial. The feeding attempts during this time period stimulate...
Forum: Infertility   01-24-2012, 06:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,302
Posted By ASusan
ANother vote for acupuncture/Chinese medicine....

ANother vote for acupuncture/Chinese medicine. Best if you can get a Chinese acupuncturist who will do custom herb blends.
 
The Infertility Cure, by Randine Lewis, changed my life.
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Forum: Women's Health   01-17-2012, 12:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 470
Posted By ASusan
I've had the best luck with liquid cal-mag...

I've had the best luck with liquid cal-mag supplements. Take them just before bed. (Take your multi at breakfast - especially if it has B-vitamins and iron in it - calcium inhibits iron absorption,...
Forum: Women's Health   01-17-2012, 06:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 470
Posted By ASusan
Have you tried magnesium or calcium-magnesium?

Have you tried magnesium or calcium-magnesium?
Forum: Allergies   01-16-2012, 05:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 214
Posted By ASusan
The data on pregnancy consumption and prenatal...

The data on pregnancy consumption and prenatal exposure is mixed. Don't feel guilty; it's not a particularly helpful emotion (unless it actually drives you to action).
 
You said 2 kids w.  nut...
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