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Forum: Special Needs Parenting   05-20-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 809
Posted By Amy@STL
Another shout out for Melatonin. Our 4 yr old...

Another shout out for Melatonin. Our 4 yr old just got diagnosed with ASD and sleep has been the battle of our lives from the day he has been born. During the diagnostic appt, the behavorial...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   01-27-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 437
Posted By Amy@STL
OP, how about taking a break from the group? Let...

OP, how about taking a break from the group? Let your son grow up some more and try later. I totally understand the culture/language as we are living in US and are south asians. But sometimes, we...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   10-07-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 949
Posted By Amy@STL
My BIL has had both his sons circumcized while...

My BIL has had both his sons circumcized while he himself isn't and no one from our family is. Its not done in our country usually. But we are in US now, and apparently people are trying to "fit in"...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   10-05-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 949
Posted By Amy@STL
Thank you. Matters a lot to hear your positive...

Thank you. Matters a lot to hear your positive experience.
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   05-21-2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,646
Posted By Amy@STL
I quit my well paying, highly satisfying job...

I quit my well paying, highly satisfying job when my DS was 11 months ( and had just started daycare). He is 3 years now and not a day goes by that I don't think of my friends who kept working and...
Forum: Multicultural Families   05-20-2013, 02:22 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,392
Posted By Amy@STL
I used Purist in my post and absolutely did not...

I used Purist in my post and absolutely did not mean to imply our native languages are in any way superior to English. I have nothing but respect for USA, English, the culture and its people. I only...
Forum: Montessori   05-09-2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,183
Posted By Amy@STL
OP, reading book has helped me immensely. And...

OP, reading book has helped me immensely. And the montessori mom blogs. I am not crafty at all, can't invent stuff on the fly. The only thing that I did naturally was have a almost battery free,...
Forum: Multicultural Families   05-08-2013, 08:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 499
Posted By Amy@STL
http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/redface...

http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/redface.gif Good point, I was thinking of 2000 Pulitzer prize winner, author Jhumpa Lahiri.
 
Kids find a way to bully the best of...
Forum: Multicultural Families   05-08-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 499
Posted By Amy@STL
No idea how "tough" these are to American...

No idea how "tough" these are to American tongue, just some names I feel "may be" easy :) All of these are people/babies I know who are in USA.
 
Shahana
Brishti
Toshani
Ariaana
Mayitree...
Forum: Multicultural Families   05-08-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,392
Posted By Amy@STL
I feel your anxiety OP. That "slipping away" is...

I feel your anxiety OP. That "slipping away" is really scary and yes as a purist I totally get you.
 
I can't offer advice, just my own thoughts. My son is 3 years old, growing up with 4...
Forum: Indiana, Ohio, Michigan   04-29-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 146
Posted By Amy@STL
My son sleeps late so a short and sweet playdate...

My son sleeps late so a short and sweet playdate between 4:30-6 pm is worth a try. Mentor is far though for a weekday drivehttp://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/greensad.gif , let me see whats...
Forum: Parenting   04-26-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 125
Posted By Amy@STL
Adding on to what PP said:   Stores...

Adding on to what PP said:
 

Stores selling cloth diapers, natural toys etc
Consignment sales and used kids stores
Earth friendly/green living/ organic/family friendly restaurants
...
Forum: Multicultural Families   04-26-2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 255
Posted By Amy@STL
I agree that gold is viewed highly there. And 24...

I agree that gold is viewed highly there. And 24 carat gold is the standard. That being said, since gold jewellery is abundant in my country(India), we dont buy that from here. Rather we get...
Forum: Indiana, Ohio, Michigan   04-26-2013, 11:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 215
Posted By Amy@STL
It goes upto 7th grade I believe, you should be...

It goes upto 7th grade I believe, you should be able to find out from their website I hope. They are called Holy Rosary School.
 
Good luck! My son starts this fall, so we will see!
Forum: Indiana, Ohio, Michigan   04-25-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 215
Posted By Amy@STL
I enrolled my son in Holy Rosary montessori in...

I enrolled my son in Holy Rosary montessori in little italy, despite its name and faith oriented mission, I found it the most diverse.
Forum: Indiana, Ohio, Michigan   04-25-2013, 11:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 146
Posted By Amy@STL
Welcome to both of you! What times do you...

Welcome to both of you! What times do you prefer? My son has recently started a home daycare so we are not free mornings except Mondays. He doesnt nap but we do a quiet time.
Mentor mall is...
Forum: Multicultural Families   04-23-2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 255
Posted By Amy@STL
Jewellery would be best. If they are liberal,...

Jewellery would be best. If they are liberal, then make-up, nice looking fragances, purses etc.
For the girl, almost all nice toys in USA are not found yet in developing countries, cute girlie...
Forum: Personal Growth   04-07-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,992
Posted By Amy@STL
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by glassesgirlnj http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1374911/accepting-i-dont-have-friends/20#post_17321662)

 ...
Forum: Personal Growth   04-04-2013, 10:03 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,992
Posted By Amy@STL
I have been desperate enough to go " hunting "...

I have been desperate enough to go " hunting " for other moms. I have tried to strike up conversations with Any mom with a child my son's age who "looks like" she comes from a similar financial...
Forum: Indiana, Ohio, Michigan   03-01-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 146
Posted By Amy@STL
Sorry! Took a while to reply. I am currently...

Sorry! Took a while to reply. I am currently renting in cleveland heights. Since I posted this, I have made some friends in the city:) are you new? Let me know if you want to meet up! My son is a...
Forum: Parenting   12-22-2012, 11:58 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 668
Posted By Amy@STL
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by crunchy_mommy http://www.mothering.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Parenting   12-21-2012, 09:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 668
Posted By Amy@STL
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by transylvania_mom http://www.mothering.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Parenting   12-21-2012, 02:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 668
Posted By Amy@STL
CrunchyMommy Thanks. Your DS sound and you sound...

CrunchyMommy Thanks. Your DS sound and you sound similar to me! I am a night owl too! And Oh I have to lie down with him every night for 1-2 hours in the dark pretending to be asleep. If I dont lie...
Forum: Parenting   12-20-2012, 06:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 668
Posted By Amy@STL
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by transylvania_mom http://www.mothering.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Parenting   12-20-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 668
Posted By Amy@STL
I am sad to report natural light having no...

I am sad to report natural light having no effect on his sleep. He sleeps the most deep in mornings and nothing seems to get him up early enough. 
 
I may have found a home daycare which will have...
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