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Forum: Gentle Discipline   09-30-2010, 07:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 462
Posted By bluetoes
Love the idea of the chair outside his door! ...

Love the idea of the chair outside his door!

He is four and a bit and has been in his own room since he was a few months old. He is just the sort of kid who wants to play forever and when he gets...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   09-30-2010, 02:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 462
Posted By bluetoes
Since blueboy moved to his big boy bed, getting...

Since blueboy moved to his big boy bed, getting him to go to bed has been a real struggle.

Honestly I would settle for him to sit and play in his room, it's just we need peace after a long day!...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   09-29-2010, 11:24 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,686
Posted By bluetoes
All I can offer you is a virtual hug! Honestly,...

All I can offer you is a virtual hug! Honestly, your son is going to be fine and you have to forgive yourself. You are going to be doing a huge service to some many children and parents out there by...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-28-2010, 05:05 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 46,924
Posted By bluetoes
This could be purely coincidental, but my first...

This could be purely coincidental, but my first when I wasn't on meds was born almost a month early, had reflux, and is now a very sensitive, often stressed child. My second was born full term, has...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-28-2010, 12:28 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 46,924
Posted By bluetoes
I was advised that the benefits outweighed the...

I was advised that the benefits outweighed the risks and took it all through my pregnancy and nursing. My baby had no withdrawal effects and now a perfectly little happy guy at 9 months.

The best...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   04-09-2010, 05:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 16,014
Posted By bluetoes
Quote: Originally Posted by LeslieB...

Quote:
Originally Posted by LeslieB http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15254664)
This is exactly how my son's is, too. If...
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   03-25-2010, 04:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 469
Posted By bluetoes
Hello My little one has a mild hypospadia....

Hello

My little one has a mild hypospadia. I would like to have him examined by a pediatric urologist to get an opinion on it. But I want to find one who isn't surgery happy and assumes a...
Forum: December 2009   05-14-2009, 05:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 261
Posted By bluetoes
I feel your pain. It's starting for me too. I...

I feel your pain. It's starting for me too. I bought some 'Fisherman's friend' brand ginger gum. It seems to help a bit. At night time benadryl helps or phenergan by prescriptions.

I have heard...
Forum: December 2009   05-05-2009, 05:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 940
Posted By bluetoes
With my last pregnancy we saw the little alien...

With my last pregnancy we saw the little alien looking blob and a heartbeat at 7 weeks. I have my 1st ultrasound next week and can't wait! I found going to that appointment very reasuring as a good...
Forum: December 2009   04-29-2009, 06:05 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 6,229
Posted By bluetoes
Due Date: 1/2/10, but was 3.5 weeks early before...

Due Date: 1/2/10, but was 3.5 weeks early before so thinking we're getting a Christmas present
Screen name:
Real name (Or what you want to be called): Jen
Baby #: 2
Hoping for Pink or Blue? Or...
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   04-29-2009, 12:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,055
Posted By bluetoes
OK well looks like the decision is made. Dr....

OK well looks like the decision is made. Dr. Johnson will only take established patients for VBACs.
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   04-29-2009, 12:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,055
Posted By bluetoes
Going to try Dr. Johnson to see if she might...

Going to try Dr. Johnson to see if she might take me.
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   04-20-2009, 02:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,470
Posted By bluetoes
You know it was only years later I realized an...

You know it was only years later I realized an American boyfriend of mine was intact (he later married a friend of mine who mentioned it to me and then I remembered. I just didn't notice the finer...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   04-07-2009, 03:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 903
Posted By bluetoes
I was under the impression that 'in the trenches...

I was under the impression that 'in the trenches infection' was an urban myth. Anyway I don't worry too much about it knowing intact penises are the norm in this world, plus my female parts are a...
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   04-04-2009, 01:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 633
Posted By bluetoes
I just have to jump in again and suggest the...

I just have to jump in again and suggest the soaking baths with Cerave wash followed by the Cerave lotion. The way the doctor explained it was the skin was missing the seal that kept the moisture...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   04-01-2009, 12:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 525
Posted By bluetoes
As much as I want this barbarism ended, hungers...

As much as I want this barbarism ended, hungers strikes make people look like lunatics and tend not to be effective. And they're dangerous.
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   03-31-2009, 07:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 633
Posted By bluetoes
My son had ecxema from about 5 weeks old. We...

My son had ecxema from about 5 weeks old. We tried a lot of different things but finally were able to get rid of it with a very simple method. I always thought too many baths would make it worse....
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   03-30-2009, 05:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 624
Posted By bluetoes
http://www.chron.com/commons/persona...e-fa0d33c1...

http://www.chron.com/commons/persona...e-fa0d33c14c1b...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   03-28-2009, 01:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,232
Posted By bluetoes
Our local paper had a similar article....

Our local paper had a similar article. http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/health/6342745.html
Grrrr.... People just don't like to think I am afraid.
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   03-21-2009, 12:51 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 9,701
Posted By bluetoes
Finn was 2.5 on Tuesday, not even a whiff of a...

Finn was 2.5 on Tuesday, not even a whiff of a problem, obviously because he has a penis as it should be!
Forum: Trying To Conceive   03-08-2009, 03:43 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,565
Posted By bluetoes
I guess this is technically us. I wanted to be...

I guess this is technically us. I wanted to be 'not trying' as it were but can't help but look at the calendar. Even though my back was killing me and I was really tired I found myself really...
Forum: Breastfeeding   02-12-2009, 01:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 986
Posted By bluetoes
I love this story. Seems the most natural thing...

I love this story. Seems the most natural thing in the world to do. In my life I would have no issue with a close friend nursing my baby in a pinch or doing it for one of them. Same with a close...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   02-09-2009, 02:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 827
Posted By bluetoes
Delighted to have my IUD out. Not delighted to...

Delighted to have my IUD out. Not delighted to have my period back! Hopefully this is just a sign things are getting back to normal.
Forum: Trying To Conceive   02-07-2009, 12:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 827
Posted By bluetoes
Quote: Originally Posted by jjawm...

Quote:
Originally Posted by jjawm http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13144145)
Can I join you? I'm on my first round of...
Forum: Birth Professionals   02-06-2009, 04:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,936
Posted By bluetoes
I had mine removed yesterday and there is no way...

I had mine removed yesterday and there is no way in hell I could have done that myself. I think technically it is quite simple but just not practical to reach. My string had gone up quite a bit and...
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