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Forum: Personal Growth   08-06-2012, 06:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 466
Posted By sonicfrost
Observing other people's communication is...

Observing other people's communication is partially how I learned how to communicate at all, so that may be a good idea to observe how they end the conversation as well. Thanks!
 
Forum: Personal Growth   08-02-2012, 10:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 466
Posted By sonicfrost
I have next to no social skills. I never learned...

I have next to no social skills. I never learned how to properly communicate until my early 20's (27 now) and I'm still learning. I never knew the significance of "Hi, how are you?" until someone...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   08-04-2011, 12:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 820
Posted By sonicfrost
I have a 19 month old, and I am starting college...

I have a 19 month old, and I am starting college for the first time in a couple weeks. I am taking 3 classes, of 3 credits each and they are online. I am currently working a part time job with about...
Forum: Gardening   05-27-2011, 05:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 364
Posted By sonicfrost
Turns out the mystery plant was hosta. The...

Turns out the mystery plant was hosta. The purple color turned white and they opened up. Odd. And disappointing.
 
Roses! That sounds wonderful. Are they really called Knock out roses?
Forum: Gardening   05-20-2011, 06:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 364
Posted By sonicfrost
I have hostas already growing with leaves around...

I have hostas already growing with leaves around the house. Not sure why these would just be starting to sprout now if they are hostas.
Forum: Gardening   05-19-2011, 04:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 364
Posted By sonicfrost
This is the first summer in our new house, and...

This is the first summer in our new house, and so far I'm liking what I see growing around the house, except in the front. There are evergreen bushes along the front porch, and I hate them. They are...
Forum: Finding Your Tribe   01-24-2011, 08:01 AM
Replies: 805
Views: 52,944
Posted By sonicfrost
Hello all   I would like to chat with some...

Hello all
 
I would like to chat with some other introverts. How do you go about making friends? I find it extremely difficult. I hope this thread gets revived.
Forum: Personal Growth   01-24-2011, 07:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 560
Posted By sonicfrost
I have recently realized I had selective mutism,...

I have recently realized I had selective mutism, but I wasn't sure if that's exactly what it was, because I also think I might have Asperger's. Whatever it is, I'm sick of dealing with it. I just...
Forum: Personal Growth   01-19-2011, 11:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 560
Posted By sonicfrost
I've struggled with being "the quiet one" my...

I've struggled with being "the quiet one" my whole life. I was constantly teased in school for not talking. Kids would come up to me and say things like "Are you a mute?" "Are you deaf?" and...
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-21-2010, 12:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 401
Posted By sonicfrost
What do you count as your baby's first word? ...

What do you count as your baby's first word?

Is it a word that you say and he/she tries to mimic you by repeating it, but doesn't say it correctly?

Is it a word that you say and he/she does...
Forum: Indiana, Ohio, Michigan   08-20-2010, 11:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 262
Posted By sonicfrost
I just moved to the Iron Mountain, MI area. I am...

I just moved to the Iron Mountain, MI area. I am looking for a play group, a good day care, a good ped/family doc, and anyone that has chicken pox!!

Can anyone help me out?

Also, what is it...
Forum: Mental Health   07-22-2010, 11:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,193
Posted By sonicfrost
I don't have any records of this from my...

I don't have any records of this from my childhood. I knew I was different, but my parents just brushed off any notion that I was different, and just said "You're fine!" I very much wish that one of...
Forum: Mental Health   07-21-2010, 01:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,193
Posted By sonicfrost
Has anyone here been diagnosed with Asperger's...

Has anyone here been diagnosed with Asperger's as an adult?

I am suspecting that I have Asperger's but I want to persue a diagnoses to be sure. I am wondering if anyone knows the process they use...
Forum: Life With a Baby   07-07-2010, 05:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 392
Posted By sonicfrost
Good suggestions so far, I have a few of my own...

Good suggestions so far, I have a few of my own to add. We don't have a/c.

I freeze his teething ring for both teething relief and for him to hold and put in contact with his skin. He seems to...
Forum: Lactivism   06-25-2010, 10:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 764
Posted By sonicfrost
Oh, thank you for that link. I'm not...

Oh, thank you for that link.

I'm not salaried, so it might still work. If not, I'll pump on my regular breaks, or get my midwife to write a "medical advice" note. I'll figure something out.
Forum: Lactivism   06-22-2010, 01:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 764
Posted By sonicfrost
http://www.ncsl.org/IssuesResearch/H...9/Default....

http://www.ncsl.org/IssuesResearch/H...9/Default.aspx (http://www.ncsl.org/IssuesResearch/Health/BreastfeedingLaws/tabid/14389/Default.aspx)

Quote:
President Obama signed the Patient Protection...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   06-15-2010, 10:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 265
Posted By sonicfrost
Ok, maybe I'm being too specific. I would also...

Ok, maybe I'm being too specific. I would also like to hear from parents who took online courses, no matter what they studied, if they did it when their child was under a year old. I don't know how...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   06-14-2010, 05:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 265
Posted By sonicfrost
I have been seriously considering taking an...

I have been seriously considering taking an online course from the local college to get a certificate in Medical Coder. Before I jump in head first, I would like to find others that are either...
Forum: Parenting   06-05-2010, 02:53 PM
Replies: 30
  Failure
Views: 1,835
Posted By sonicfrost
Well, the failure feeling is coming back and I...

Well, the failure feeling is coming back and I can't help but think I'm just not "parent" material... I love my son, but I just can't handle it when he's fussy and needy, which is most of the time....
Forum: Women's Health   06-03-2010, 01:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 492
Posted By sonicfrost
I just came here to post the same exact thing!...

I just came here to post the same exact thing! My 5 month old woke up with green gunk in both eyes, and I had just gotten over pinkeye last week. Thanks!!
Forum: Life With a Baby   06-02-2010, 02:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,063
Posted By sonicfrost
might want to check out this thread here on MDC ...

might want to check out this thread here on MDC

http://www.mothering.com/discussions....php?t=1227595 (http://www.mothering.com/discussions/showthread.php?t=1227595)
Forum: Parenting   05-30-2010, 10:27 PM
Replies: 30
  Failure
Views: 1,835
Posted By sonicfrost
I'm not sure exactly what I want to reply to all...

I'm not sure exactly what I want to reply to all of you with, but I do want to reply and thank you all for your kind words and encouragement. I would like to personally respond to everyone who has...
Forum: Parenting   05-29-2010, 05:04 PM
Replies: 30
  Failure
Views: 1,835
Posted By sonicfrost
Have you ever felt as if you've failed as a...

Have you ever felt as if you've failed as a parent? My only son is almost 5 months old, and I feel like I've failed him and let him down so many times that I'm beginning (well, continuing) to feel...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   05-25-2010, 04:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 286
Posted By sonicfrost
You should get the book by Elizabeth Pantley. I...

You should get the book by Elizabeth Pantley. I think there are 2 editions out now. One from 2002, and another updated one from 2005? (I think)

I am halfway through the first 10 days of this...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   05-25-2010, 12:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 366
Posted By sonicfrost
How can you tell if a work at home advertisement...

How can you tell if a work at home advertisement for a job is actually legit? How do I know its not a scam? Something like data entry from your home computer? I would love a job like this, but I'm...
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