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Forum: The Childhood Years   11-12-2012, 05:59 PM
Replies: 3
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What is your 7 (or 6 or 8) year old boy getting...

What is your 7 (or 6 or 8) year old boy getting for Christmas this year?? Time for me to get started on the holidays!
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-12-2012, 05:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 721
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Looking for board game suggestions for 7.5year...

Looking for board game suggestions for 7.5year old child-good family games to play with Mom and Dad. Any suggestions? We have Qwirkle, Checkers, Jenga, Blokus, Labryinth and could use new ideas for...
Forum: Women's Health   12-04-2011, 03:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 261
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my 6.5 year old has had 2 DtAp vaccines as an...

my 6.5 year old has had 2 DtAp vaccines as an infant and nothing else. My child is in public school. Pertusis has been confirmed in another school in our district. My child developed speech issues,...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-26-2011, 01:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 348
Posted By mainemommy1
My kiddo doesn't really have any major wishes...

My kiddo doesn't really have any major wishes for Christmas which is great but I'm feeling rather stuck. We are not really a Toys r Us type family-
Any great suggestions? He's over legos and...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-26-2011, 01:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 273
Posted By mainemommy1
We love Qwirkle, Jenga, Uno, Monopoly Jr and...

We love Qwirkle, Jenga, Uno, Monopoly Jr and Blink.
 
I NEED some ideas for other games for Christmas presents for my 6.5year old. -something the adults like too since I have an only child and I'm...
Forum: Learning at School   10-19-2011, 02:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 790
Posted By mainemommy1
The kindergarten children sit for 30min for...

The kindergarten children sit for 30min for their lunch and then can go outside but they have to be sitting in the lunch room for 30min.....wearing their jackets for recess. The children who buy...
Forum: Learning at School   10-19-2011, 12:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 790
Posted By mainemommy1
Thank you J Piper! I really appreciate your...

Thank you J Piper! I really appreciate your insight and your experiences. I was an elementary teacher prior to having my son so it's a big adjustment to be on the parent side of things as well! The...
Forum: Learning at School   10-19-2011, 11:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 790
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Thank you JPiper.  I like this idea. I am going...

Thank you JPiper.  I like this idea. I am going to suggest it and volunteer my time to do this once per week. Hopefully I can get some other volunteers too. My child really needs to recharge and not...
Forum: Learning at School   10-19-2011, 10:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 790
Posted By mainemommy1
I have joined my child a few times this fall for...

I have joined my child a few times this fall for lunch in the cafeteria. I have an introvert:very quiet and clearly very drained from all the commotion and noise of the cafeteria. Curious to know if...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-28-2011, 12:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 778
Posted By mainemommy1
I could have written your post! I am in the same...

I could have written your post! I am in the same situation. I have spent many nights after I tuck my little guy in, crying myself to sleep over the whole Kindergarten thing. Part of me wishes we...
Forum: Dental   08-10-2011, 08:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 854
Posted By mainemommy1
tried gum for the first time and my son hated...

tried gum for the first time and my son hated it-he was gagging-he has some oral motor issues for which he gets speech for. We tried 3 different brands/flavors-all with the same reaction. Other than...
Forum: Vermont. New Hampshire, Maine   08-09-2011, 06:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 383
Posted By mainemommy1
looking for a holistic pediatric dentist-non...

looking for a holistic pediatric dentist-non almagen fillings etc....more holistic and naturally minded and wonderful with nervous quiet children
Forum: Dental   08-04-2011, 11:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,663
Posted By mainemommy1
What have other people's dentists recommended...

What have other people's dentists recommended and what have you done for a cavity in a baby tooth? My just turned 6yo's dentist called to tell me we need FOUR appts for FOUR different cavities. I...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-24-2011, 05:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,320
Posted By mainemommy1
he really wants Goofy, PLuto and Mickey.....it's...

he really wants Goofy, PLuto and Mickey.....it's not my choice but it IS his room and up until now I've pretty much decided on the decorating, etc. What do other 6year old boys have for their...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-23-2011, 10:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,594
Posted By mainemommy1
we have millions of legos and a stomp rocket...

we have millions of legos and a stomp rocket already.....any other great ideas having to do with robots, space, Disney, engineering type activities, building kits, trucks, outdoor game type things...
Forum: Bob Sears   06-07-2011, 01:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,908
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my child-age 5- woke up screaming in the middle...

my child-age 5- woke up screaming in the middle of the night and told me his ear hurt-the outside part. I figured he had slept on it funny/it got folded while sleeping etc. However, today the upper...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   05-30-2011, 03:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 124
Posted By mainemommy1
What amount are you ladies using? I've been...

What amount are you ladies using? I've been doing 20mg in am and again in the pm-alternating between inner thigh, arms, belly etc. After ovulation until I get AF but this is month 3 and I am...
Forum: Bob Sears   05-17-2011, 05:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 236
Posted By mainemommy1
So happy to find you here Dr Sears! My 5 year...

So happy to find you here Dr Sears! My 5 year old is gluten intolerant and we avoid all gluten and limit dairy to 3 or so servings per week. he is a very very picky eater. However, recently he has...
Forum: Women's Health   05-17-2011, 04:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 100
Posted By mainemommy1
no pain just constant burping and stuff actually...

no pain just constant burping and stuff actually comes up. We did a food sensitivity test through one alternative provider but it only tested 4 common sensitivities. We've eliminated what came back...
Forum: Vermont. New Hampshire, Maine   05-16-2011, 08:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 486
Posted By mainemommy1
Welcome! I am in Southern Maine, close to NH...

Welcome! I am in Southern Maine, close to NH also. I feel like I have been all over the place trying to find good dr's etc.
I like Amidon Family Dentistry in York, ME for adults and Portsmouth...
Forum: Allergies   04-18-2011, 05:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 346
Posted By mainemommy1
How was his infancy etc? My son was extremely...

How was his infancy etc? My son was extremely colicky and fussy as an infant. He also seemed fine during the day but had a hard time sleeping-lots of gas, reflux, etc. He was also a big boy at...
Forum: Women's Health   04-18-2011, 05:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 718
Posted By mainemommy1
HUGE molar coming through and these are the...

HUGE molar coming through and these are the symptoms:
chronic clear, watery runny nose (one sided on same nostril side as tooth coming through)
irritated red skin between upper lip and nose...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-13-2011, 04:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 669
Posted By mainemommy1
I am beginning to think homeschooling may be a...

I am beginning to think homeschooling may be a good option for my child. So far, I am not impressed with our public school, and I'm in a so called "good district." I am a certified elementary...
Forum: Vermont. New Hampshire, Maine   03-28-2011, 10:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,338
Posted By mainemommy1
Thanks Sarah-it's 50min from me so that's a hike...

Thanks Sarah-it's 50min from me so that's a hike but it does look amazing and I like the half day options and the prices too! I really can't believe there aren't options in my area-I hope someone...
Forum: Vermont. New Hampshire, Maine   03-28-2011, 08:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,338
Posted By mainemommy1
Are their any homeschool groups in the...

Are their any homeschool groups in the Kittery/York/Eliot/South Berwick areas for young children (K and 1st grade)
Additionally, can anyone recommend a private Kindergarten in the Southern Maine...
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