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Forum: Special Needs Parenting   10-06-2010, 04:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,862
Posted By LowFlyingAnimals
Quote: Originally Posted by Linda on the move...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Linda on the move http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15917880)
The OPer's child is 6, and you do...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   10-05-2010, 05:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,862
Posted By LowFlyingAnimals
Quote: Originally Posted by Linda on the move...

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why?



That's how it works --...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   10-05-2010, 02:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,862
Posted By LowFlyingAnimals
As frustrating as it is, if you possibly can...

As frustrating as it is, if you possibly can hold off on an official diagnosis. My dd is a lot like the other kids described here. She is 8 and still undiagnosed. She has seeking SPD, language...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   10-05-2010, 01:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 744
Posted By LowFlyingAnimals
My ds had exactly the same kind of thing happen....

My ds had exactly the same kind of thing happen. He got the tubes, and he caught up in no time. Although the words he did know and mispronounced took a longer time to correct.

His older sister...
Forum: Women's Health   07-21-2010, 05:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,041
Posted By LowFlyingAnimals
You must live near me....

You must live near me. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif. I have two bigger kids, and I never remember so Many little ones sick with hfm at the same time.

Everyone...
Forum: Family Safety   04-11-2010, 10:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 836
Posted By LowFlyingAnimals
I have an Odyssey with a similar configuration....

I have an Odyssey with a similar configuration. I put the infant bucket seat behind the driver. The older child is in the middle captains chair. I always go by the recommendation to use the safest...
Forum: Parenting   03-13-2010, 03:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,119
Posted By LowFlyingAnimals
Just chiming in with another anecdote. I have 2...

Just chiming in with another anecdote. I have 2 thin kids. They are muscle-y. No one would ever say they were fat. My dd needs to cinch in the waist of all her pants. Ds is a little stocky, but no...
Forum: Vaccinations   11-27-2009, 10:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,475
Posted By LowFlyingAnimals
I don't understand how you can not believe in...

I don't understand how you can not believe in "herd immunity?" I'm curious what you mean. Herd immunity just means that enough of a population is immune to a disease either through vaccination or...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   04-23-2009, 02:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 311
Posted By LowFlyingAnimals
$100/hour, which was really 50 min of therapy...

$100/hour, which was really 50 min of therapy time. But, that was completely worthwhile for all the benefits my dd got.

If the cost is too much, you can sometimes find cheaper services by using...
Forum: March 2009   02-27-2009, 11:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 723
Posted By LowFlyingAnimals
That's how my first two were. Arrived in 3 hours...

That's how my first two were. Arrived in 3 hours from having water break. Absolutely no real contractions with the first other than some bh throughout pregnancy. The second, I had a few episodes of...
Forum: March 2009   02-25-2009, 07:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 363
Posted By LowFlyingAnimals
Right there with you all. And, now everyone is...

Right there with you all. And, now everyone is telling lots of stories about how third babies come on totally different schedules than first and seconds. Both my others were weeks early. This one is...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   02-20-2009, 11:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 630
Posted By LowFlyingAnimals
Last year, when my dd was 5, we did the brushing...

Last year, when my dd was 5, we did the brushing protocol with her. The behavior changes were quick and obvious. She was a nightmare! Acting out, acting obnoxious, increase in tantrums. Clearly it...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-20-2009, 04:48 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 686
Posted By LowFlyingAnimals
I've lived in several old apartment buildings...

I've lived in several old apartment buildings with radiator heat. In each of those I had occasions where I had to open windows. In my studio apartment, I would turn the heat off entirely in my room,...
Forum: March 2009   02-19-2009, 09:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 299
Posted By LowFlyingAnimals
#1 and #2 were both less than 3 hours from very...

#1 and #2 were both less than 3 hours from very first sign (water breaking) to baby. Even in retrospect, I cannot find any signs that labor was impending either time. The only real difference was in...
Forum: Family Safety   02-07-2009, 08:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 287
Posted By LowFlyingAnimals
We just had our fire alarm system redone. Code...

We just had our fire alarm system redone. Code in our state required fire alarms in each bedroom, fairly close to the door, one in the upstairs hallway, one downstairs living area, one in the...
Forum: March 2009   02-04-2009, 04:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 285
Posted By LowFlyingAnimals
Well, isn't it nurses you don't like?...

Well, isn't it nurses you don't like? http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif

http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gif I had some encounters with nurses...
Forum: March 2009   01-31-2009, 01:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,402
Posted By LowFlyingAnimals
Basically, you're burning fat if you're spilling...

Basically, you're burning fat if you're spilling ketones. Burning fat during pregnancy isn't a good thing for the baby, although it's not awful. They don't want you to lose weight, even if you a...
Forum: March 2009   01-31-2009, 07:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 434
Posted By LowFlyingAnimals
No, your menu sounds a lot like mine. I'm...

No, your menu sounds a lot like mine. I'm normally almost vegetarian, but that is very hard to do with gd, although I'm told easier with regular diabetes. In the beginning I just ate salads with...
Forum: March 2009   01-25-2009, 07:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 434
Posted By LowFlyingAnimals
Quote: Originally Posted by amybird...

Quote:
Originally Posted by amybird http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13057613)
Lowflyinganimals - Good to know! I'll see...
Forum: March 2009   01-24-2009, 10:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 434
Posted By LowFlyingAnimals
I've been testing 4 times a day, too. But, I can...

I've been testing 4 times a day, too. But, I can give you some hope. My diabetes nurse said that if your results are really consistent, a lot of docs will let you test just fasting and after one...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   01-19-2009, 09:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,084
Posted By LowFlyingAnimals
Sounds like my dd. She's 6 1/2 (today...

Sounds like my dd. She's 6 1/2 (today http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif ). She has a possible diagnosis of apraxia that caused her language and communication delays....
Forum: February 2009   01-17-2009, 10:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 504
Posted By LowFlyingAnimals
Some babies just cook faster, too. Mine always...

Some babies just cook faster, too. Mine always measure ahead during the 3rd trimester. Ultrasounds on my second and third have shown increased bone growth and maturity a few weeks ahead. My first...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-17-2008, 07:56 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,456
Posted By LowFlyingAnimals
Both my kids are robot-obsessed with a strong,...

Both my kids are robot-obsessed with a strong, precocious tech gene and an indulgent, cutting edge, gadget-obsessed dad. We have robots.

I almost got mine the Tribot this year. And, were it their...
Forum: February 2009   12-11-2008, 03:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 404
Posted By LowFlyingAnimals
We're going to try. DD, who was nearly 2 1/2 at...

We're going to try. DD, who was nearly 2 1/2 at the time, was at ds's birth. The hospital personnel did not love that decision. We had a doula and she and dh swapped out being with me or taking care...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   11-28-2008, 08:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,305
Posted By LowFlyingAnimals
My dd does this. It's thankfully gotten better...

My dd does this. It's thankfully gotten better with age. I think her most disgusting was insisting that she lick as much of the hand chain at Disneyland's Space Mountain as possible. But, she didn't...
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