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Forum: The Childhood Years   12-09-2013, 07:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 191
Posted By Chamsia
My son, age 3.5, is very sweet.  But SO VERY...

My son, age 3.5, is very sweet.  But SO VERY PHYSICAL.  Usually it is clear that his actions do not involve malice.  Nonetheless the boy grits his teeth then pummels people all.the.time.
 
If he...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   11-20-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 19,490
Posted By Chamsia
GwensMom 2010, where in CT?  If you bring it to...

GwensMom 2010, where in CT?  If you bring it to CT and are willing to share, please post here.  Thanks!!!
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   11-20-2013, 10:27 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 19,490
Posted By Chamsia
If folks bring it to "the mainland", please let...

If folks bring it to "the mainland", please let us know.  I'm in the Hudson Valley and will travel 90 minutes...
Hope your child is as comfortable as possible whilst getting awesome immunity!...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   08-28-2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 247
Posted By Chamsia
    A  mama friend of mine in Garrison, NY,...


 
A  mama friend of mine in Garrison, NY, is very ill with cancer.  Her husband is a film producer in NYC, and cannot be home much.  As my friend seeks treatment, her family is in need of a live...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   03-27-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 19,490
Posted By Chamsia
sg784, where are you geographically?  Thanks!

sg784, where are you geographically?  Thanks!
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   03-05-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 19,490
Posted By Chamsia
Hi guys. The fb page is still active. I don't...

Hi guys. The fb page is still active. I don't know who the moderator is.  If you don't hear back pm me here and I'll post about it.
 
Here's hoping for some pox soon!
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   01-19-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 19,490
Posted By Chamsia
FYI everyone, there is a "Chicken Pox Parties...

FYI everyone, there is a "Chicken Pox Parties NYC Metro Area" page (or something like that).  It is private (so folks won't see that you're looking for pox).  Last year there were many cases and it...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   12-04-2012, 06:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 282
Posted By Chamsia
Haha, rightkindofme--at bedtime I am starting to...

Haha, rightkindofme--at bedtime I am starting to feel that way!!!
 
I wussed out and haven't done cold turkey, or even close.  Just lots of detatching.  He's fallen asleep NOT  nursing for 3...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   11-30-2012, 10:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 282
Posted By Chamsia
Did you wean cold-turkey, but stick around for...

Did you wean cold-turkey, but stick around for company and cuddles?
 
Please tell me how it went.  Methinks I'm going to do it tomorrow night.  DS is 2 1/2.  We've been talking about weaning for a...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   10-22-2012, 08:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By Chamsia
Please help me, someone, anyone!!!   DS was...

Please help me, someone, anyone!!!
 
DS was never a super nighttime sleeper.  But he was never this bad.  He used to fall asleep between 7-8pm, and wake up once in the middle of the night.  I'd...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   10-11-2012, 11:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 155
Posted By Chamsia
Hi there!  I'm in NY, about an hour North of...

Hi there!  I'm in NY, about an hour North of NYC.  So we get a real winter.
 
Do I need to wait until spring to get pullets, or will they do ok anytime? 

Thanks!
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   08-30-2012, 01:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,036
Posted By Chamsia
I am not overweight, and appear thin except for...

I am not overweight, and appear thin except for my huge belly (think 2nd trimester.)  It's just my body shape.  Long before my 2 pregnancies people would ask if I was expecting.  Naturally the...
Forum: Healing Birth Trauma   08-09-2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 632
Posted By Chamsia
Sorry rofrye1, how bizarre!  Email me at...

Sorry rofrye1, how bizarre!  Email me at pchamsia@yahoo.com.
I probably can't mail it for another week as I'll be away.  But send me your address and I'll do my best.
Forum: Learning at School   08-09-2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 690
Posted By Chamsia
Thanks LitMom.  I am not interested in...

Thanks LitMom.  I am not interested in homeschooling at all, really---what I have in mind would really be a day of unschooling per week.  I'll just have to do it slyly and occasionally I suppose.  ...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   08-09-2012, 10:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,109
Posted By Chamsia
A really deep clean is certainly ideal.  Sadly I...

A really deep clean is certainly ideal.  Sadly I can barely get the dishes done.  So I've been resorting to a simmering pot of herb or spice water...
Thanks everyone.  Keep the suggestions coming!
Forum: Healing Birth Trauma   08-07-2012, 05:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 632
Posted By Chamsia
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0510539610/?tag=googhydr...

http://www.amazon.com/dp/0510539610/?tag=googhydr-20&hvadid=7962763031&hvpos=1t1&hvexid=&hvnetw=g&hvrand=435922659536162153&hvpone=&hvptwo=&hvqmt=e&ref=pd_sl_3g7mfljm9t_e...
Forum: Healing Birth Trauma   08-07-2012, 05:33 PM
Replies: 1,504
Views: 200,739
Posted By Chamsia
FREE HAB-IT DVD brand new in plastic   My...

FREE HAB-IT DVD
brand new in plastic
 
My POP was waaay too severe for this.  But maybe it can help you?  First person to PM me their mailing address gets it.  I'm away next week so don't fear if...
Forum: Learning at School   08-05-2012, 06:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 690
Posted By Chamsia
My daughter is entering first grade and is quite...

My daughter is entering first grade and is quite happy with school.  I am too, actually.  For all the constraints they have (Race To The Top, NCLB etc) they do a great job.
 
But it's still so...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-15-2012, 03:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,095
Posted By Chamsia
I appreciate everyone's input!  The struggle...

I appreciate everyone's input!  The struggle continues.  But I realized that *I* need to get more sleep and to take more deep breaths so as not to escalate things.
 
Got "Honey I Wrecked The Kids"...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-03-2012, 11:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,095
Posted By Chamsia
Thanks.  I just ordered that book from the...

Thanks.  I just ordered that book from the library.  Have been trying hard to use the How To Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk approach.  But sometimes I just reach my limit. 
 ...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   05-25-2012, 04:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 170
Posted By Chamsia
Thanks, PatioGardener--that's encouraging!   ...

Thanks, PatioGardener--that's encouraging!
 
Once we get through the night we'll have to deal with trying to get him not to crawl all over my healing pelvis...but, one thing at a time, eh?
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-24-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,095
Posted By Chamsia
Oooh, I'll be trying "listen and do" come...

Oooh, I'll be trying "listen and do" come tomorrow.  Thank you!
 
As for do over--yes, I often say "Let's try that again" and pretend I did not hear the obnoxious insulting response to my humble...
Forum: Healing Birth Trauma   05-24-2012, 06:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 387
Posted By Chamsia
...and tethering my bladder (which is currently...

...and tethering my bladder (which is currently falling out, stage 4 cystocele and a fallen uterus) to my cervix, and the base of my spine. 
 
Anyone had this done?
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   05-24-2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 170
Posted By Chamsia
DS turns two in 10 days, so it's not like he...

DS turns two in 10 days, so it's not like he needs the milk to survive.  But the poor dude nurses a lot.  Nurses to sleep, and in the middle of the night, and in the morn and throughout the day.
 ...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-24-2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,349
Posted By Chamsia
I find a HUGE descrepency in kids shoe sizes...

I find a HUGE descrepency in kids shoe sizes even in the same brand.  My dd has two pairs of sneakers by the same make.  One is almost too small, one way to big.  Huh?
 
Shoe sizes for toddlers...
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