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Forum: Intact Care   09-22-2012, 07:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 310
Posted By SunnyPerch
My son (age 3.5) is the same way, and has been...

My son (age 3.5) is the same way, and has been for a very long time. I'm not even sure when I first noticed this (we EC'ed from birth), but I remember about 6 mos- 1 year ago trying to research this...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   09-17-2012, 07:54 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 12,828
Posted By SunnyPerch
I love this, and every doctor should treat their...

I love this, and every doctor should treat their young patients with such respect!!
 
One story my mom used to tell me occasionally, as if it were the funniest thing, was about a well child visit...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   08-23-2012, 08:48 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,095
Posted By SunnyPerch
We are a family of three (about to be 4) and...

We are a family of three (about to be 4) and just moved from a 3500 sq ft house (4 br, 5 ba) to a 1600 sq ft house (3 br, 1.5 ba). I couldn't be happier. We were in the big house for three years and...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   08-13-2012, 09:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 440
Posted By SunnyPerch
Mainly, I just miss having a big pantry for food...

Mainly, I just miss having a big pantry for food storage. And I miss having a pantry door so I can store my spices in an organized fashion in door racks.
 
We have now lived for over a month sans...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   06-13-2012, 03:09 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,095
Posted By SunnyPerch
Our current house is probably over 3000 sq ft....

Our current house is probably over 3000 sq ft. with 4/5 bedrooms and 4.5 baths. It's only me, my husband, son (and baby #2 arriving soon), and one cat. At first I loved it - so much room to stretch...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   05-14-2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 569
Posted By SunnyPerch
http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/commentary/la...

http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/commentary/la-oe-rubin-eugenics-mothers-day-20120513,0,4681748.story
 
Did anyone catch this op-ed in the LA Times yesterday? I found it interesting (yet not...
Forum: Family Safety   05-09-2012, 07:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,112
Posted By SunnyPerch
OMG I can't even imagine how terrifying it would...

OMG I can't even imagine how terrifying it would be to be chased by a strange man like that!! What an absolute nightmare. Thank goodness you knew where to find help, and in time. Did he go all the...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   04-20-2012, 08:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,386
Posted By SunnyPerch
*Barf*   The only holistic and kind thing to...

*Barf*
 
The only holistic and kind thing to do would be leaving the poor child's penis ALONE. There IS no kind or gentle way to sexually mutilate another being. 
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-20-2012, 09:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 242
Posted By SunnyPerch
My mom found a train table at a yard sale when...

My mom found a train table at a yard sale when my son was about 1.5 yrs. He LOVES it and plays on it every day. He is three now. I like that it keeps our floor from becoming (such) a cluttered mess!...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-18-2012, 09:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 327
Posted By SunnyPerch
What's wrong with the W position? This is how my...

What's wrong with the W position? This is how my son usually sits on the floor. I didn't think anything of it. I was never comfortable like that though, even as a child.
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-17-2012, 07:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 226
Posted By SunnyPerch
Good ideas, Mamazee. I think a squirtgun fight...

Good ideas, Mamazee. I think a squirtgun fight would be right up his alley...that's one way to get the head wet :)
 
It can be hard to come up with solutions when you feel like every step of the...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-16-2012, 05:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 226
Posted By SunnyPerch
This is my reality. Some days are better than...

This is my reality. Some days are better than others. Sometimes with the clothes, if he's really fighting it, I might give it a rest for a few, then re-approach it as a compromise (ie: "I'll make...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-15-2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 273
Posted By SunnyPerch
Leighi, I took note of your idea of using a...

Leighi, I took note of your idea of using a visual and sat my son down with me in front of the computer yesterday afternoon while we looked at some bottle mouth pictures. I thought this might help...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   04-13-2012, 10:00 PM
Replies: 1,058
Views: 59,294
Posted By SunnyPerch
For the love of god, PLEASE let me brush your...

For the love of god, PLEASE let me brush your friggin' teeth already! It will only take ONE MINUTE and we've already been fighting about it for THIRTY MINUTES now!!!  Are you waiting for my head to...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-13-2012, 09:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 273
Posted By SunnyPerch
It has always been a struggle with my son, now...

It has always been a struggle with my son, now 37 months. We had about 4 months recently where it was slightly less of a struggle because he became interested in a calendar/sticker reward system...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-13-2012, 09:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 324
Posted By SunnyPerch
I remember when my mom was busted by my 2-yr...

I remember when my mom was busted by my 2-yr old. I was at the grocery store with him one afternoon, and he was starting to have a meltdown while we waited in line. I caved in and handed him his...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-13-2012, 09:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 595
Posted By SunnyPerch
Lulu, I LOVE your post!! I learned about EC...

Lulu, I LOVE your post!! I learned about EC during my pregnancy and we started practicing it once my son was about 6 weeks old and I was beginning to pick up on his cues. It's amazing - within two...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-12-2012, 07:25 AM
Replies: 4
  Warts
Views: 155
Posted By SunnyPerch
Anna, thanks! That is an interesting solution...

Anna, thanks! That is an interesting solution I've never heard of before! I will be trying that on my own wart now as well. :)
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-11-2012, 04:57 PM
Replies: 4
  Warts
Views: 155
Posted By SunnyPerch
My three year old has a wart on the underside of...

My three year old has a wart on the underside of his pointer finger. Is there a natural pain-free way to get rid of it?
 
I have had warts on my hands off and on for years, and I haven't been a...
Forum: Women's Health   04-11-2012, 05:48 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 383
Posted By SunnyPerch
My three year old has a wart on the underside of...

My three year old has a wart on the underside of his pointer finger. Is there a natural pain-free way to get rid of it? I have had warts on my hands off and on for years, and I haven't been a fan of...
Forum: Pregnancy After Birth Loss   03-16-2012, 10:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 113
Posted By SunnyPerch
I got in for an ultrasound this morning....

I got in for an ultrasound this morning. Everything looks good -  hooray! The heartbeat was 160 and the lil' guy (gal?) even waved at us. :) 
Forum: Pregnancy After Birth Loss   03-15-2012, 08:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 113
Posted By SunnyPerch
Just got a call from the office. My levels are...

Just got a call from the office. My levels are 124,033, and she said I should be 7-8 weeks along. I was getting this info second hand and couldn't determine if the doctor meant 7-8 weeks from date...
Forum: Pregnancy After Birth Loss   03-14-2012, 05:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 214
Posted By SunnyPerch
GreenMama, I am so, so sorry for your losses. :(...

GreenMama, I am so, so sorry for your losses. :( How heartbreaking. My miscarriage wasn't as far as your second, only 8 weeks along, but I understand your feelings. I recently asked a friend who...
Forum: Pregnancy After Birth Loss   03-14-2012, 05:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 113
Posted By SunnyPerch
Thank you GreenMama. I am a glutton for...

Thank you GreenMama. I am a glutton for punishment and actually bought another pack of preg tests at CVS today just to see if I get a similar result tomorrow. Maybe I should just go to the ER. After...
Forum: Pregnancy After Birth Loss   03-14-2012, 07:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 113
Posted By SunnyPerch
I'm so frustrated. I called this morning and was...

I'm so frustrated. I called this morning and was told that he'd ordered a blood test for me, which is better than nothing, but I really wanted something more substantial like an u/s or fetal doppler...
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