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Forum: Vaccinations   06-29-2008, 05:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 894
Posted By gibsonsmom
Quote: Originally Posted by cortsmommy...

Quote:
Originally Posted by cortsmommy http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11580193)
I disagree with these ladies who insist...
Forum: Vaccinations   06-29-2008, 05:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 894
Posted By gibsonsmom
Then you understand how scary seeing that can...

Then you understand how scary seeing that can be. Imagine your dog having constant seizures for days and then dying or needing to be put down, that's distemper, and it is harsh. Distemper shots are...
Forum: Vaccinations   06-29-2008, 11:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 362
Posted By gibsonsmom
I live in a Central American country and only...

I live in a Central American country and only return to the US occasionally. They do not ask you about vaccinations.
Forum: Parents as Partners   06-22-2008, 01:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 430
Posted By gibsonsmom
I was having problems with my eyes recently and...

I was having problems with my eyes recently and went to the eye doctor. he told me he saw the early signs of dry eye which is irreversible. he also told me that it used to be something seen in...
Forum: Vaccinations   06-19-2008, 11:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 556
Posted By gibsonsmom
I'm a non vaxing parent who lives in a 3rd world...

I'm a non vaxing parent who lives in a 3rd world country. however, we live in a very industrialized country, it is really more 2nd world at this point. It is also very "westernized" we have very...
Forum: Gardening   06-15-2008, 09:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 496
Posted By gibsonsmom
It is amazingly super unlikely that your orchid...

It is amazingly super unlikely that your orchid will bloom again. You should buy a new one if you want the flowers. I live in the tropics and even here orchids are extremely sensitive and hard to...
Forum: Parents as Partners   06-14-2008, 10:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 718
Posted By gibsonsmom
If we are there, in the marriage then we are...

If we are there, in the marriage then we are equally responsible, the partner might be doing more things that we find intolerable and we may say, well that's 80% of our problem but if we are there...
Forum: Parents as Partners   06-13-2008, 10:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 570
Posted By gibsonsmom
PP is right on, you should go to him and take...

PP is right on, you should go to him and take the hug so to speak without criticizing or commenting, just hug him. Perhaps he really doesn't know how to be comforting. My DH is pretty stinky at this...
Forum: Parents as Partners   06-13-2008, 09:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 718
Posted By gibsonsmom
You are 50% of the marriage and so hold 50% of...

You are 50% of the marriage and so hold 50% of the responsibility. Just because you don't want to own that and aren't hearing the counselor say everything you want to hear doesn't mean they are...
Forum: Parents as Partners   05-10-2008, 04:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 509
Posted By gibsonsmom
I'm sorry but I have to say that I would be over...

I'm sorry but I have to say that I would be over the moon if my husband said he "wanted" to help clean and wanted to make a group project of it, no matter what day it was. In fact, I'm going to ask...
Forum: Parents as Partners   04-13-2008, 06:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 240
Posted By gibsonsmom
What I meant by creating stability is that, from...

What I meant by creating stability is that, from your post, your life and home sounds pretty hectic right now and kids pick up on that and can behave in all sorts of ways because of it and maybe you...
Forum: Parents as Partners   04-13-2008, 12:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 240
Posted By gibsonsmom
I know with my DH, he works a lot at night...

I know with my DH, he works a lot at night because it's the only quiet time he gets, after we have all gone to sleep. Also, my DS can be very challenging, especially when there is stress between me...
Forum: Parents as Partners   02-07-2008, 04:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 455
Posted By gibsonsmom
You mention that this happens about 3 times a...

You mention that this happens about 3 times a year, and specifically that it happened around Christmas. I noticed your ID says you live in New England. Could be seasonal depression. When I lived in...
Forum: Women's Health   01-29-2008, 08:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,403
Posted By gibsonsmom
Quote: Originally Posted by NotTheOnlyOne...

Quote:
Originally Posted by NotTheOnlyOne http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/10417093)
just wanted to say...

whoever said...
Forum: Women's Health   01-29-2008, 05:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,403
Posted By gibsonsmom
My son gets croup whenever he is about to get a...

My son gets croup whenever he is about to get a cold, usually for the 2 nights before. This has gone on since he was a baby, he is 6 now. I have never heard of getting a steroid shot for it, in fact...
Forum: Parents as Partners   01-22-2008, 08:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 879
Posted By gibsonsmom
Quote: Originally Posted by MtBikeLover...

Quote:
Originally Posted by MtBikeLover http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/10353480)
If you don't mind my asking, what did you...
Forum: Parents as Partners   01-22-2008, 01:12 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 879
Posted By gibsonsmom
Sounds like you are in one of those places where...

Sounds like you are in one of those places where not too many suggestions seem viable or enticing.

I have felt this way about DH before, where it seemed that no suggestion from others was any...
Forum: Parents as Partners   01-22-2008, 01:06 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 879
Posted By gibsonsmom
Sounds like you are in one of those places where...

Sounds like you are in one of those places where not too many suggestions seem viable or enticing.

I have felt this way about DH before, where it seemed that no suggestion from others was any...
Forum: Parents as Partners   01-22-2008, 11:09 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 879
Posted By gibsonsmom
Hey there, sorry about your situation. I have no...

Hey there, sorry about your situation. I have no idea what your life with DH is like and I don't think I've read your previous posts.

I wonder though, you say he was looking at a website for...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-10-2007, 04:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,446
Posted By gibsonsmom
If you want to try this, it works. I live in the...

If you want to try this, it works. I live in the tropics and parasites/worms are an issue. Our ped told me that every 3 months we should drink fruit smoothies with papaya seeds in them.

It is a...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   12-07-2007, 10:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 927
Posted By gibsonsmom
When my son originally went through this I...

When my son originally went through this I didn't know how to handle it. I tried reasoning, explaining and pleading. Then my mom told me something that really worked. Now when DS says I hate you I...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   11-29-2007, 11:13 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 22,368
Posted By gibsonsmom
You should go to the National Institute of...

You should go to the National Institute of Mental Health website to get a concise definition of Pervasive Developmental Disorders, which is the actual umbrella that the Autism spectrum is under.
...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-25-2007, 11:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 356
Posted By gibsonsmom
I had a security blanket named ninny, and later...

I had a security blanket named ninny, and later called Blankie, until 5th grade, my mother would not budge on letting me give it up when I was ready and never bowed to outside pressure.

When it...
Forum: Birth Stories   11-25-2007, 09:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 752
Posted By gibsonsmom
On December 24th, 2001 I brought my son Gibson...

On December 24th, 2001 I brought my son Gibson into the world. It was a medicated interfered with hospital birth that left me with the distinct impression that many medical professionals just had no...
Forum: Life With a Baby   11-25-2007, 06:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 583
Posted By gibsonsmom
my DS gets croup usually for a day or two before...

my DS gets croup usually for a day or two before he shows symptoms of something else, usually a cold but sometimes something intestinal. For him it has always been a precursor to something else and...
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