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Forum: August 2014 Due Date Club   12-27-2013, 11:45 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 17
Posted By krisnic
I've been taking Rainbow Light since I found...

I've been taking Rainbow Light since I found out, but at this point, even the smell of them makes me run to the bathroom. So I need to find something else temporarily. Someone suggested that there...
Forum: August 2014 Due Date Club   12-27-2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 15
Posted By krisnic
Well it's definitely making up for lost time! I...

Well it's definitely making up for lost time! I am so sick this week. Nothing is making this nausea better.
Forum: August 2014 Due Date Club   12-19-2013, 09:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 15
Posted By krisnic
I called to see if the doctor had responded to...

I called to see if the doctor had responded to my question yet, and the nurse said no, but that from reading my note it seems normal and that symptoms can come and go. I still wish I had more...
Forum: August 2014 Due Date Club   12-19-2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 15
Posted By krisnic
Hello everyone,   I'm wondering if anyone...

Hello everyone,
 
I'm wondering if anyone else has experience with this. I am 6 weeks 1 day currently and right after I found out (last Friday), I was exhausted, had waves of nausea, urinating all...
Forum: August 2014 Due Date Club   12-14-2013, 11:38 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 80
Posted By krisnic
Hi everyone! I'm Kristyn (29) and DH is Jacob...

Hi everyone! I'm Kristyn (29) and DH is Jacob (29). This is our first pregnancy but 2nd child - DS is 17 and adopted. We are all very excited!
Forum: August 2014 Due Date Club   12-14-2013, 11:18 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 27
Posted By krisnic
Hello! I'm krisnic - due August 12!

Hello! I'm krisnic - due August 12!
Forum: Indiana, Ohio, Michigan   12-03-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 80
Posted By krisnic
Hello everyone!   DH and I are ttc and I...

Hello everyone!
 
DH and I are ttc and I wanted to put some feelers out there for a doctor in Kalamazoo. I would like one that isn't quick to push epidurals or C-sections, but I have no preference...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   08-30-2013, 08:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 679
Posted By krisnic
I know. I get it, there are definitely cultural...

I know. I get it, there are definitely cultural differences at play here. I just don't think it's just that. The comments she makes about me to my son, the poor choices that she makes...there's just...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   08-26-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 693
Posted By krisnic
Is it something the GAL can address for you? You...

Is it something the GAL can address for you? You always have the right to make a complaint and advocate for the children, and I find it very immature for the private agencies to try to use scare...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   08-26-2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 679
Posted By krisnic
Hillary - boundaries are something we have been...

Hillary - boundaries are something we have been trying to establish since we got our son 3 years ago. He's 17 now, so really it's up to him what boundaries are to be in place throughout the years...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   08-26-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 679
Posted By krisnic
Lauren - there definitely is a difference. We...

Lauren - there definitely is a difference. We are middle class, they are low income. That's a whole separate story, in that bio mom has always found men (not sure how she does it) that take her and...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   08-25-2013, 01:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 679
Posted By krisnic
Everyone here is a great source of help for me...

Everyone here is a great source of help for me and the constant rollercoaster of my adoption. Now I am dealing with the bio family acting as though we have adopted the entire family and not just the...
Forum: Personal Growth   08-21-2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,399
Posted By krisnic
Unfortunately we did not get my son so young. He...

Unfortunately we did not get my son so young. He was 14 and we have had our fair share of trauma with him but we love him more than anything and he has not always been a happy adoptee.

However it...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   08-03-2013, 09:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,388
Posted By krisnic
My son has had "girlfriends" (really in the...

My son has had "girlfriends" (really in the loosest sense of the word, mainly talk on the phone and hang out at each others houses) for many years, but didnt actually put forth the effort of having...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   07-18-2013, 03:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 318
Posted By krisnic
Definitely better that we had an attorney. There...

Definitely better that we had an attorney. There aren't really any agencies around us that could have done our adoption anyway.But our attorney was to the point and had a relationship with the court...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   07-18-2013, 10:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 318
Posted By krisnic
When you post a new thread, it pops up in the...

When you post a new thread, it pops up in the new posts area, so often there are a lot of views but the right person hasn't come along to answer it. :)
 
I think more info is needed to help you...
Forum: Natural Body Care   07-13-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 515
Posted By krisnic
I have never been able to wear tampons. They are...

I have never been able to wear tampons. They are just not comfortable for me. I can't even sit right when using them. I think I'm probably putting it in wrong.
Forum: Preteens and Teens   07-13-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 394
Posted By krisnic
I have that same issue with my son too. We...

I have that same issue with my son too. We adopted him when he was 14, and he had always wanted to play hockey. His bio parents never put him in it due to financial reasons, and when we were able to...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   07-13-2013, 08:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,034
Posted By krisnic
Quote:Is it possible that your son has...

Quote:Is it possible that your son has personality disorder type issues?


You know, he had an assessment with a psychologist when we were wondering about ADHD, and the psych actually said that...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   07-13-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 265
Posted By krisnic
Quote:Its kind of funny that i could take them...

Quote:Its kind of funny that i could take them hours away but still be in-state but drive half hour over the border into toledo and i need permission. 


Right? We always joked about that in FC....
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   07-12-2013, 07:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 395
Posted By krisnic
You just have to be really careful with teens....

You just have to be really careful with teens. They come with a longer history than younger children. I adopted a 14 year old who is now 17 and it's like walking on eggshells everyday. And he was a...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   07-12-2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 265
Posted By krisnic
Here in Michigan you can take the child anywhere...

Here in Michigan you can take the child anywhere in state without permission. You can take them to the tip top of the UP if you want, as long as they remain in state. However, if you are going to...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   07-07-2013, 10:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 827
Posted By krisnic
Her agreeing to get in the passenger seat and...

Her agreeing to get in the passenger seat and allowing another to drive is enough admission to guilt.
 
I don't care if she rarely drinks or is under a lot of stress, making the decision to drink...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-06-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 391
Posted By krisnic
First of all, is VBS costing money a regional...

First of all, is VBS costing money a regional thing? Because I have never heard of it costing anything. It's always been free around here!
 
I went to a couple growing up, and they were fine. Not...
Forum: Parents as Partners   07-06-2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 967
Posted By krisnic
When I got married I changed my last name to my...

When I got married I changed my last name to my dh's. He felt very strongly about it, and I had a last name that a lot of people had a lot of trouble pronouncing anyway, so it didn't faze me. Fast...
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