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Forum: Special Needs Parenting   08-04-2010, 03:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 685
Posted By Owachi
Thanks. I'm due April 11th......just anxious for...

Thanks. I'm due April 11th......just anxious for my 6 week checkup to find out if it is twins again.
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   08-01-2010, 09:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 685
Posted By Owachi
I just wanted to share the news that I'm...

I just wanted to share the news that I'm pregnant!!!!! Only three weeks along so we're not telling family yet but I wanted to tell someone. My b/g twins are almost 4 1/2 and my ds has ASD. He used...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-14-2010, 11:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 392
Posted By Owachi
My 4 yr old dd started limping about 4 weeks...

My 4 yr old dd started limping about 4 weeks ago....she was running around outside and just started limping. No complaining or anything......occasionally she would say the top of her foot hurt (left...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   06-11-2010, 07:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,322
Posted By Owachi
You might want to get an opinion from your dr or...

You might want to get an opinion from your dr or an orthopedic surgeon. 15 months isn't even considered late for walking (18 months is). We got them for my ds at recommendation of his PT because he...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   04-21-2010, 12:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,053
Posted By Owachi
I don't think the talking in a stern voice or...

I don't think the talking in a stern voice or explaining to her will help. Talking to my son doesn't help...if he is having a tantrum he doesn't listen, and it's not on purpose. I either rub his...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-21-2010, 12:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,252
Posted By Owachi
It doesn't sound like she is speech delayed. But...

It doesn't sound like she is speech delayed. But having a special needs child myself, your MIL might just want to help and she may think that. My niece is 2 1/2 and I haven't heard her say one word....
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-20-2010, 11:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 857
Posted By Owachi
My ds was jumping on bubble wrap in Dec and fell...

My ds was jumping on bubble wrap in Dec and fell and hurt his foot. We went to an orthopedic surgeon who but a boot on him because he thought there might be a fracture......after 3 weeks, we would...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   03-03-2010, 02:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 480
Posted By Owachi
I used to work for Make a wish and it's a great...

I used to work for Make a wish and it's a great program. And you can do the program and still be optimistic. Make a wish is for kids with life threatening illnesses, not terminal. Lots of the kids...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   02-18-2010, 02:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 376
Posted By Owachi
Thanks for the responses everyone. I will try...

Thanks for the responses everyone. I will try out the stop sign thing and see if that helps.
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   02-15-2010, 12:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 376
Posted By Owachi
My ds is 3 and mildly autistic. In the last...

My ds is 3 and mildly autistic. In the last month he has been continuously saying bad words. Nothing too horrible.....but mainly stupid, pee, poop, poopdeck, and Oh my god, or stop it god. We're not...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-01-2010, 01:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 471
Posted By Owachi
My ds is 3. In mid December he was jumping on...

My ds is 3. In mid December he was jumping on bubble wrap and fell and hurt his foot and couldn't walk. We saw an orthopedic surgeon that day (because of prior appt for something else). He put him...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   12-17-2009, 07:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,321
Posted By Owachi
The repeating words over and over sounds like...

The repeating words over and over sounds like maybe a symptom of Tourette's? Just a thought........and even if he passed his other evaluations, if you think something is wrong, keep pushing. Mommy's...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   12-06-2009, 12:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 517
Posted By Owachi
I would definitely check it out and have him...

I would definitely check it out and have him evaluated......although it could be a hearing issue.....the biggest red flag to me is the not responding to his name. That was the big red flag with my...
Forum: Women's Health   11-28-2009, 11:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 531
Posted By Owachi
My 3 yr old son has asthma. He coughs but...

My 3 yr old son has asthma. He coughs but doesn't wheeze very often. He can go weeks or even months without needing a treatment of Xopenex. But last month he needed an oral steroid which helped a...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   11-15-2009, 12:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 768
Posted By Owachi
I'm sorry they don't allow you to homebirth...

I'm sorry they don't allow you to homebirth twins. But if they went to all that trouble to make a law, it's only to protect you and your babies. Things can go wrong so fast with a twin delivery....
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   11-14-2009, 05:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 347
Posted By Owachi
Thanks for everyones responses. I just ordered a...

Thanks for everyones responses. I just ordered a book about potty training too. Now my issue is how to get him to the potty....the little potty chairs are too small for my son, he is scared of the...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   11-14-2009, 12:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 427
Posted By Owachi
I'm so sorry. I have a friend who has two...

I'm so sorry. I have a friend who has two daughters with leukodystrophy. One is 10 and the other 7. They are both immobile. They are like babies but the older one can communicate with her eyes and...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   11-14-2009, 12:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 758
Posted By Owachi
I would definitely talk to Early Intervention....

I would definitely talk to Early Intervention. Almost everything you listed sounds like my ds or other kids in his class. My son is on the lower end of the autism spectrum......his main red flag was...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   11-14-2009, 12:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,728
Posted By Owachi
My sister was told 1-5 chance with her first,...

My sister was told 1-5 chance with her first, and 1 in 9 with her second. Both kids were healthy and fine. Needless to say, I didn't have those tests done when I was pregnant. It put her through a...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   11-14-2009, 12:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 347
Posted By Owachi
My ds is 3 1/2 and is on the Autism spectrum. He...

My ds is 3 1/2 and is on the Autism spectrum. He is very high functioning, social, cuddly, knows his letters and numbers. Many people wouldn't even know he was autistic if they saw him for a short...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   09-19-2009, 08:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 491
Posted By Owachi
I would just take her to urgent care or the ER...

I would just take her to urgent care or the ER if you don't have a dr that can do it. The urine strips are to find out if they have keytones.....which she could be diabetic without having keytones...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-28-2009, 02:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 382
Posted By Owachi
Thanks for the responses....I didn't want to...

Thanks for the responses....I didn't want to seem like I was overreacting by pulling her out on the 2nd day. I did email the teacher and she said that she tried 3 times to ask if dd wanted a hug or...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-27-2009, 10:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 382
Posted By Owachi
My dd went for her 2nd day of preschool today....

My dd went for her 2nd day of preschool today. She had a blast the first day, barely said goodbye to me and ran to play. Today she went in and was sad and sat down on the floor. I talked to another...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-27-2009, 10:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,469
Posted By Owachi
I use half a capful of Miralax a day. for my 3...

I use half a capful of Miralax a day. for my 3 yr old...she is only 24 pounds.
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-25-2009, 02:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,392
Posted By Owachi
My ds had something like that last year and it...

My ds had something like that last year and it was a herpetic virus. I know it sounds scary but it is not herpes the STD......it is a virus with fever and cold sores.....once you get this you get...
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