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Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   09-24-2013, 05:26 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By fairejour
They seem to think that they can treat us badly...

They seem to think that they can treat us badly because we are "welfare trash" (not true, she has medicaid because she is disabled, but even if we were, why would you treat a child like that!)
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   09-19-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 115
Posted By fairejour
We are in St. Louis and we are having a terrible...

We are in St. Louis and we are having a terrible time finding a dentist who takes medicaid. Today my daughter had to have a tooth extracted after having an abscess, and the dentist literally ripped...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   06-27-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 309
Posted By fairejour
My BA and MA would be in Deaf Ed. which has a...

My BA and MA would be in Deaf Ed. which has a critical shortage of people, and my AuD would be a degree that is in high demand as well. I know that once I am done, the jobs will be there, it is just...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   06-25-2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 309
Posted By fairejour
I'm back in school (been full time for about a...

I'm back in school (been full time for about a year now) and am hoping to continue on for about 6 more years...aiming for a AuD. But, what is holding us back is living in poverty for all this time....
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-22-2013, 09:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 887
Posted By fairejour
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by pbjmama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1382056/alone-at-an-amusement-park#post_17336973)

If waiting...
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-22-2013, 06:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 887
Posted By fairejour
This is so interesting, because on a more...

This is so interesting, because on a more "mainstream" site the answers are between 13-15. People are saying it is far too dangerous...
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-21-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 887
Posted By fairejour
The girls are 10, and we would be leaving a...

The girls are 10, and we would be leaving a phone with them. We were hoping to let them go on a couple rides and then meet back up, check in, and then go on.
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-21-2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 887
Posted By fairejour
At what age did you start allowing your child to...

At what age did you start allowing your child to go on rides alone (well, in our case, it would be with a friend)? We have a summer pass for 6 Flags and we are hoping to encourage  some...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   02-17-2013, 09:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,114
Posted By fairejour
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Banana731 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1374748/you-swore-this-wouldnt-happen#post_17268239)

It is...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   02-17-2013, 08:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,114
Posted By fairejour
How long could her staying up last?   We've...

How long could her staying up last?
 
We've tried for several days and she eventually becomes hysterical and is unable to function at school or at home. 
 
Timed lights, etc
 
We have tried...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   02-16-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,114
Posted By fairejour
I have  a 9 year old who will not sleep alone....

I have  a 9 year old who will not sleep alone. All the sleep gurus swore that by sleeping with her in infancy and toddlerhood, she would gain independence and would sleep more confidently when it...
Forum: Parenting   02-10-2013, 06:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 185
Posted By fairejour
Thank you both.   While this is the first...

Thank you both.
 
While this is the first death in her life, unfortunately, it is not her first loss. She had to give away other pets when we moved 1000 miles away from our family for her to...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   02-09-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,016
Posted By fairejour
Nevermind..

Nevermind..
Forum: Parenting   02-09-2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 185
Posted By fairejour
My DD is 9, but because of some special needs...

My DD is 9, but because of some special needs her emotional maturity is closer to that of a very sensitive 6 year old. 
 
Well, tonight, we just discovered that the bullfrog she caught and has...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   01-26-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 179
Posted By fairejour
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by mamarhu http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1373138/my-deaf-daughter-was-on-the-news-today#post_17244486)
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Forum: Special Needs Parenting   01-25-2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 179
Posted By fairejour
She sent a letter to her Nana and forgot to put...

She sent a letter to her Nana and forgot to put a stamp on it, but the post office delivered it anyway. To show her thanks to the post office, Nana contacted the media. 
 
Here is the article in...
Forum: Parenting   10-09-2012, 07:43 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,492
Posted By fairejour
To clarify, my daughter actually has a physical...

To clarify, my daughter actually has a physical fear reaction to new foods. She tenses up, cries, and will actually run away and hide. She won't even try new treats. She reacts the same way to...
Forum: Parenting   10-09-2012, 07:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,492
Posted By fairejour
My daughter is the same way, and she is 9. I...

My daughter is the same way, and she is 9. I would ask if he had feeding issues as a baby? My daughter has severe food rejection, and we have traced it back to the NICU and her issues with feeding,...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   10-07-2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 240
Posted By fairejour
Here is a video of kids from my daughter's deaf...

Here is a video of kids from my daughter's deaf school. They were all born deaf http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Il1oGFsiVY
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   10-06-2012, 07:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 240
Posted By fairejour
Yes, they would be sent to a pediatric...

Yes, they would be sent to a pediatric audiologist, generally at a children's hospital.
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   10-06-2012, 12:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 240
Posted By fairejour
Most kids are identified at birth through the...

Most kids are identified at birth through the newborn hearing screen. They fail that test, and then go on to get a test called an ABR, that tells exactly how much hearing loss. They then are fitted...
Forum: Site Help   09-29-2012, 09:10 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,175
Posted By fairejour
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Jennyanydots http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Site Help   09-29-2012, 01:47 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,175
Posted By fairejour
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by philomom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Site Help   09-29-2012, 12:18 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,175
Posted By fairejour
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Sharlla http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Site Help   09-29-2012, 12:05 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,175
Posted By fairejour
I have a child who is deaf. We chose to have her...

I have a child who is deaf. We chose to have her put under anesthesia, have a hole drilled in her head, and an electrical component placed inside her. We did this to allow her the opportunity to...
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