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Forum: Family Planning   07-11-2012, 10:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 312
Posted By Kim B Lynn
Hello!   I've been using FAM for almost 6...

Hello!
 
I've been using FAM for almost 6 years now. It's worked fabulously for us. We didn't get pregnant for 2 years when we didn't want to. Then when we were ready for baby #1 we got pregnant...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   05-19-2012, 10:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 338
Posted By Kim B Lynn
Hello,   I'm interested in transitioning...

Hello,
 
I'm interested in transitioning over to a more plant-based diet, but not entirely vegetarian or vegan. (I guess I've heard it called flexitarian....) I'm not really a purist, but I do...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   09-07-2011, 06:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 289
Posted By Kim B Lynn
Thanks for that link. We decided to do the MMR...

Thanks for that link. We decided to do the MMR since measles has been making the rounds in Quebec and Europe and since it'll be a busy airport w/ potentially lots of foreigners. Also DH found a...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   09-07-2011, 07:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 228
Posted By Kim B Lynn
Is there a significant risk in giving a family...

Is there a significant risk in giving a family member of a pregnant woman a live vaccine? Specifically the MMR? I know pregnant women should not have it themselves, but wonder if it's possible for...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   09-07-2011, 07:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 189
Posted By Kim B Lynn
Is there a significant risk in giving a family...

Is there a significant risk in giving a family member of a pregnant woman a live vaccine? Specifically the MMR? I know pregnant women should not have it themselves, but wonder if it's possible for...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   09-06-2011, 01:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 289
Posted By Kim B Lynn
Also, my son has a peanut allergy. I've been...

Also, my son has a peanut allergy. I've been browsing the net trying to figure out what I should and shouldn't get and I read something about vaccines and allergies....can anyone elaborate for me?
...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   09-06-2011, 12:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 289
Posted By Kim B Lynn
Also, is there a certain brand/formula that I...

Also, is there a certain brand/formula that I should ask for that is less harsh/toxic than the regular ones?
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   09-06-2011, 11:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 289
Posted By Kim B Lynn
Hey Folks!   My DS will be two this month,...

Hey Folks!
 
My DS will be two this month, and we've not vaccinated him at all so far. However, we will be traveling to Montreal Canada, and feel like we should at least get some basics down since...
Forum: Mental Health   10-09-2010, 06:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 423
Posted By Kim B Lynn
Thanks for those ideas. I've heard of Bach...

Thanks for those ideas. I've heard of Bach flower essences, but wasn't sure exactly what to do with them. I'll have to go get some!

I've been watching myself more closely and realizing that...
Forum: Mental Health   10-07-2010, 03:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 423
Posted By Kim B Lynn
I've never really been an angry person. But...

I've never really been an angry person. But these last few days I feel like something's wrong with me. I want to scream and yell at my son. I want him to leave me alone and sometimes I want to beat...
Forum: Allergies   09-30-2010, 12:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,206
Posted By Kim B Lynn
Great. Today he woke up with a runny nose and...

Great. Today he woke up with a runny nose and occasional sneezing or coughing. He's never really "been sick" before and this is the most runny his nose has ever gotten. I hope he didn't catch...
Forum: Allergies   09-30-2010, 12:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,206
Posted By Kim B Lynn
Whew...I'm a little overwhelmed by entering this...

Whew...I'm a little overwhelmed by entering this new world of food allergies. Thank you everyone for your answers. I appreciate having a lot of input!

We took him to our doctor who refered him to...
Forum: Allergies   09-28-2010, 07:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,206
Posted By Kim B Lynn
Hi... My DS is 12 months old. I had no...

Hi...

My DS is 12 months old. I had no reason to think that DS had any risk factors for food allergies. My husband and I and our families are pretty free and clear in that area.

I gave him a...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   09-20-2010, 01:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 893
Posted By Kim B Lynn
Bump. I still really need help with this....

Bump.

I still really need help with this. I'm going to lose my sanity and turn into a horrid parent. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   09-14-2010, 04:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 782
Posted By Kim B Lynn
We just threw our mattress on the floor and put...

We just threw our mattress on the floor and put the bed frame away for a while. Then I'd nurse him down and let him sleep on our bed. We didn't have to move him and he wasn't in danger of falling...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   09-14-2010, 12:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 893
Posted By Kim B Lynn
My DS is 1 year old (12 months). And he screams...

My DS is 1 year old (12 months). And he screams like a banshee.

I hate Hate HATE it! I try to be a patient mama and am trying to be a gentle disciplinarian as much as I can. But that sound...
Forum: Montessori   07-12-2010, 05:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 735
Posted By Kim B Lynn
Hello, I'm pretty new to Montessori. I'm...

Hello,

I'm pretty new to Montessori. I'm waiting on our library queue for "Montessori from the Start." Until I get it though, I was wondering what are some things I can do with a 10 month old?
...
Forum: Montessori   07-11-2010, 12:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,963
Posted By Kim B Lynn
The first time I watched sponge bob, I was...

The first time I watched sponge bob, I was babysitting. They had a bobathon on. 6 episodes later, I wanted to die. I haven't watched it since.
Forum: Multicultural Families   07-08-2010, 05:43 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,030
Posted By Kim B Lynn
@ glendora What should one do if they don't...

@ glendora
What should one do if they don't particularly like their cultural heritage?

@sunnmama
I've never lived outside of the four corners states. I've grown up surrounded with Native...
Forum: Multicultural Families   07-07-2010, 06:52 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,030
Posted By Kim B Lynn
Wow that book is expensive. I can't find it in...

Wow that book is expensive. I can't find it in the library here either. Is there a netflix type program for books? I could really use one sometimes.

I read some of the preview online. I'd like to...
Forum: Multicultural Families   07-07-2010, 06:04 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,030
Posted By Kim B Lynn
I love my husband and I love being in a...

I love my husband and I love being in a multicultural family. But sometimes its hard being the white one. He has this beautiful Native American heritage...and I don't have anything to compare to it...
Forum: Multicultural Families   07-07-2010, 05:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,267
Posted By Kim B Lynn
Oh I hate that. I'm white, and my husband's...

Oh I hate that. I'm white, and my husband's brown, and everyone says he looks "just like" my husband. No one ever mentions any of the features that look like me. I try not to let it bother me,...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-07-2010, 05:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 319
Posted By Kim B Lynn
I know a little bit about Gentle Discipline, but...

I know a little bit about Gentle Discipline, but not enough to know how to practice it. My DS is 9.5 months, so I don't really need it YET, but I want to know how to when the time comes.


Can...
Forum: Montessori   07-07-2010, 05:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 542
Posted By Kim B Lynn
Hello, How do you approach make believe and...

Hello,

How do you approach make believe and fantasy with your montessori kiddos? From my understanding it's fine to let kids engage in imaginative play, but that imposing adult fantasies on the...
Forum: Elimination Communication   07-07-2010, 05:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 474
Posted By Kim B Lynn
Well....we started EC at 3 months, and did great...

Well....we started EC at 3 months, and did great until 9 months. We've always been part timers going after eating and naps, but he would generally go any other random time that I would offer.
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