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Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-28-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 418
Posted By Viola P
I have 2 seven year old cats (brother and sister...

I have 2 seven year old cats (brother and sister of the same litter) and a 2.5 year old and a 7 month old. I have had cats my whole life and i really like them. Before my first was born i decided (in...
Forum: Personal Growth   09-25-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 52,269
Posted By Viola P
I used to despise my MIL but not anymore. Now i...

I used to despise my MIL but not anymore. Now i think she's alright mostly. She's very snoopy and I'm very private so the major issue was her doing childcare in our home. Now that the childcare...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   09-23-2014, 03:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 372
Posted By Viola P
I have 2 babies, the oldest is 2.5, and they both...

I have 2 babies, the oldest is 2.5, and they both started sleeping through the night at 6 weeks. Very lucky, I know. That's why i didn't really understand when my friends complained about...
Forum: Personal Growth   09-18-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 444
Posted By Viola P
I understand why it would be super annoying to be...

I understand why it would be super annoying to be obligated to go to such an expensive wedding. That's why dh and i aren't planning a destination wedding because we know it's kinda rude in some ways...
Forum: Personal Growth   09-18-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 294
Posted By Viola P
You should go to college. Seriously. If it's...

You should go to college. Seriously. If it's something you've always wanted to do then do it. You will just keep regretting it if you don't. I spent years in college, like 8 or something, and I'm...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   09-18-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 372
Posted By Viola P
It has improved a lot with her finally getting...

It has improved a lot with her finally getting back to sleep at night. She's now waking 1x per night, sometimes 2, which i can totally deal with. I find 3x difficult and anything over that...
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-18-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,021
Posted By Viola P
I'm self employed too and the few times i've...

I'm self employed too and the few times i've tried to work from home it just hasn't worked. I recently went back to work after my 2nd and we hired a nanny this time and she is so fabulous and helpful...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   09-13-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 372
Posted By Viola P
Help, really NEED sleep -- rant

Really needing support.

I went back to work at the start of August when DD was 5 months old. At first it really wasn't so bad because i was just working the one job and i have my own business and...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-04-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 470
Posted By Viola P
Actually Annie that's exactly what we tried and...

Actually Annie that's exactly what we tried and after a couple weeks dd did sleep through the noise but ds was so excited from having someone in the room that he took forever to fall asleep.

A...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-04-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,846
Posted By Viola P
Thanks! We ended up taking them both out of...

Thanks! We ended up taking them both out of daycare. Although i promised myself i'd never rely entirely on the IL's for CC again i have decided that this is an okay alternative for the short term,...
Forum: November 2014 Due Date Club   07-20-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 719
Posted By Viola P
I don't have time to do a full reply bit I wanted...

I don't have time to do a full reply bit I wanted to offer soemthing as someone who has btdt as dh and I are also both self employed and working together.

First, get a cleaner. Yiu have enough $...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-20-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,247
Posted By Viola P
I'm wondering what the patients wanted in the...

I'm wondering what the patients wanted in the posts that talk about being deemed having no chance. What if the patients have a directive that states that life is to be continued as long as possible,...
Forum: Vaccinations   07-19-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,247
Posted By Viola P
1. Yes 2. You phrased this in a passive way,...

1. Yes

2. You phrased this in a passive way, which is why it sounds weird. But the answer is yes - I definitely don't want the government to be able to detain me or my children because of vaccine...
Forum: November 2014 Due Date Club   07-18-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,041
Posted By Viola P
You mean like this? ...

You mean like this?

http://abcnews.go.com/GMA/video/california-police-baby-parents-improper-hospital-discharge-19081468

I guess all parents are deemed de facto incompetent to make medical...
Forum: Life With a Baby   07-16-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,340
Posted By Viola P
Thanks to everyone. We are at our destination now...

Thanks to everyone. We are at our destination now so 1/2 of the travels are done. We had two flights. The first was a very short 30 minute flight that went pretty bad. Baby cried a lot and it was...
Forum: Games   07-16-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 2,004
Posted By Viola P
Bold

Bold
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   07-15-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 575
Posted By Viola P
It does sound like he can do a lot for a tot his...

It does sound like he can do a lot for a tot his age. For a while I thoughts 27 month old might be gifted because of how extremely verbal he is. Now ie settled on knowing that he's smart and I don't...
Forum: November 2014 Due Date Club   07-14-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,041
Posted By Viola P
What happened to your niece is abhorrent but...

What happened to your niece is abhorrent but unsurprising given how hospitals treat women
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   07-14-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,122
Posted By Viola P
I would never advocate that women shouldn't be...

I would never advocate that women shouldn't be able to decide what to do with their bodies.

When it comes to downs I think there is a ton of ignorance out there. People wth downs live long, full,...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-14-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,846
Posted By Viola P
Thanks so much for answering. I was especially...

Thanks so much for answering. I was especially worried because there are 4 distinct bites which suggests there was considerable time that passed before intervention. Plus they didn't tell me about...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-14-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,846
Posted By Viola P
Toddler came home from daycare with many bites

My little guy is 27 months old and he came home from daycare today with what looks to be four or five bites. I asked him about hit and he's very verbal and he told me that another boy bit him he kept...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   07-14-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,122
Posted By Viola P
That is SO so awful.

That is SO so awful.
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   07-14-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,122
Posted By Viola P
Yeah I never understood that either! My friend...

Yeah I never understood that either! My friend was thinking about doing that and I was like "what if it kills the baby and when they test the fetus I turns out it was healthy?" Just doesn't make...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   07-14-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,122
Posted By Viola P
Thank God!! I don't understand why so many...

Thank God!! I don't understand why so many people are so negative about downs. People with downs have always seemed cheery and like everyone else, just different, you know?
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   07-13-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,122
Posted By Viola P
Sorry but is the sole purpose of materniT21 to...

Sorry but is the sole purpose of materniT21 to detect down's.

http://m.thestar.com/#/article/life/2012/02/03/the_maternit21_ltd_test_could_make_people_with_down_syndrome_a_rarity.html

There are...
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