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Forum: Family Safety   10-14-2013, 07:11 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By Alison's Mom
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Quote:Originally Posted by DahliaRW http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1391405/need-recs-for-booster-seat-for-tiny-5-yo#post_17484792)
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Forum: Family Safety   10-13-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 357
Posted By Alison's Mom
Regarding LATCH, if you remember to buckle it...

Regarding LATCH, if you remember to buckle it with seatbelt whenever it's unoccupied, then there is no problem with it being a projectile. I'm Canadian so I know there are other seats in the US that...
Forum: Women's Health   09-04-2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 303
Posted By Alison's Mom
Yes, VERY frustrating at times. Good advice...

Yes, VERY frustrating at times. Good advice about the 2nd opinion. I'll see how it goes the next few weeks. Thanks again.
Forum: Women's Health   09-03-2013, 10:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 303
Posted By Alison's Mom
Thanks for all the great info. I found a fibre...

Thanks for all the great info. I found a fibre supplement today that I will give him while I consider all the options. . . .
Forum: Women's Health   09-03-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 303
Posted By Alison's Mom
Thanks for your insights on this. Hmmm, how do I...

Thanks for your insights on this. Hmmm, how do I know if there's a blockage unless I go to a specialist? My GP was pretty nonchalant about it, but did say to try drinking more water, eating fibre...
Forum: Women's Health   09-03-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 303
Posted By Alison's Mom
Thanks for the info. You might be right. He has...

Thanks for the info. You might be right. He has been going about once a day the past week or so. He seems to have to strain, though, so it's possible there's a blockage in there somewhere. The...
Forum: Women's Health   09-01-2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 303
Posted By Alison's Mom
Thanks. Yes, I agree that some kids would...

Thanks. Yes, I agree that some kids would purposely not go just because someone is asking them to go. However, we did the 'listen to your body' thing, and it ended up with him withholding, then it...
Forum: Women's Health   08-31-2013, 10:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 303
Posted By Alison's Mom
Thanks Lauren. Yes, I do think his situation is...

Thanks Lauren. Yes, I do think his situation is not so severe that we need to see a specialist. It seems if we stay on top of it, get him to drink more water and sit on the toilet twice a day, he's...
Forum: Women's Health   08-29-2013, 07:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 303
Posted By Alison's Mom
DS is 7 and we have struggled with this off and...

DS is 7 and we have struggled with this off and on for a couple of years now. Part of it may have stemmed from a severe constipation issue when we travelled to a very hot area in a totally different...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   08-24-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 288
Posted By Alison's Mom
Ooh, we're living parallel lives! PMing you.

Ooh, we're living parallel lives! PMing you.
Forum: Working and Student Parents   08-19-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 288
Posted By Alison's Mom
Thanks for the advice and info, everyone. Just...

Thanks for the advice and info, everyone. Just thought I'd provide an update. I went ahead and applied to 4 schools with online (or mostly online) MPH programs back in January. For references, I...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-19-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 827
Posted By Alison's Mom
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Forum: The Childhood Years   08-17-2013, 10:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 827
Posted By Alison's Mom
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Forum: The Childhood Years   08-16-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 827
Posted By Alison's Mom
Quote:Originally Posted by Mark...

Quote:Originally Posted by Mark Lakewood http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-16-2013, 08:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 827
Posted By Alison's Mom
Thanks SBarr. Yes, I do the 'let's do something...

Thanks SBarr. Yes, I do the 'let's do something else because this isn't fun anymore'. It's a good tool. Fewer words is also good.
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-16-2013, 05:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 827
Posted By Alison's Mom
Sbarr - totally helpful! Thank you! I love the...

Sbarr - totally helpful! Thank you! I love the 'to me it's XYZ and to you it's ABC. I am totally going to use that.
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-16-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 827
Posted By Alison's Mom
Mark Lakewood, you are obviously entitled to...

Mark Lakewood, you are obviously entitled to your opinion. However, if you were to choose to read some threads on the mothering.com site to get a feel for its vibe, you might decide that your...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-15-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 827
Posted By Alison's Mom
Thanks for your insights, Mark Lakewood. Many of...

Thanks for your insights, Mark Lakewood. Many of the parents on this forum choose to employ alternatives to time-outs and baskethold restraints when disciplining their children. There may well be a...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-15-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 827
Posted By Alison's Mom
Thanks all. Yes, there is some inherent need to...

Thanks all. Yes, there is some inherent need to be 'right'. The walking away after all else fails is what I've resorted to doing. Otherwise, it leads to a heated argument and yelling : (  Other...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-08-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 827
Posted By Alison's Mom
Aw, thanks everyone! You have all offered...

Aw, thanks everyone! You have all offered totally helpful and insightful suggestions. It's nice to know that other kids do this too! I hope it is just a 6/7 yr old phase thing. He is very big on...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-08-2013, 12:25 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 827
Posted By Alison's Mom
Hmmm, where to start? My DS can be a really...

Hmmm, where to start? My DS can be a really sweet child, and has some great qualities like being able to play on his own for periods of time, being highly creative, and thinking outside the box....
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   04-21-2013, 11:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 348
Posted By Alison's Mom
One thing I told myself when DD was an infant...

One thing I told myself when DD was an infant and I was wondering where I went wrong as she screamed and cried while all the other babies slept or looked around quietly, was this: the babies who...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   04-21-2013, 11:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 593
Posted By Alison's Mom
I would NOT be ok with that. However, depending...

I would NOT be ok with that. However, depending on your relationship with your daughter's father, would I dig in my heels on this one if he was adamant it wasn't a big deal? Maybe, and maybe not.
Forum: Working and Student Parents   12-27-2012, 10:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 288
Posted By Alison's Mom
Thanks. I may have to do a stats course again,...

Thanks. I may have to do a stats course again, as one school did say it had to be less than 10yrs old, but they would accept you then get you to retake before courses start. . .
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   12-11-2012, 08:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 786
Posted By Alison's Mom
Good to know, Kat. I will ask about this.

Good to know, Kat. I will ask about this.
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