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Forum: Life With a Baby   08-09-2008, 12:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 875
Posted By thebarkingbird
i had a playpen we were given. i used it for...

i had a playpen we were given. i used it for daytime naps and potty breaks. i wish i'd found one of these: http://www.babyearth.com/north-state...eryard-xt.html...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   07-26-2008, 03:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 436
Posted By thebarkingbird
it's taking me forever to finish undergrad. i'm...

it's taking me forever to finish undergrad. i'm in visual arts. before the plan was to get my PhD in psych and i was so near graduation when i came to my senses and went for broke doing what i love....
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   07-18-2008, 12:11 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 9,667
Posted By thebarkingbird
that makes sense.

that makes sense.
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   07-17-2008, 05:00 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 9,667
Posted By thebarkingbird
this is a fun thread but it feels kind of...

this is a fun thread but it feels kind of strange to me. why do people want to "diagnose" others in this manner. what is to be gotten from this? what is it you like about hearing this about...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   07-17-2008, 03:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 641
Posted By thebarkingbird
if all you are saying about your kid's abilities...

if all you are saying about your kid's abilities is true (i have no reason to believe it isn't) then i think you need to tell him that the only problem is with his perspective. the only way the...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   07-15-2008, 04:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 379
Posted By thebarkingbird
oh! fun fun. what are you guys doing for cover...

oh! fun fun. what are you guys doing for cover art? are are you just doing plane covers?

oh and kerry, i saw the info about your book. it's on my list, although i may not get to it until my kids...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   07-15-2008, 04:26 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 9,667
Posted By thebarkingbird
Quote: Originally Posted by ShaggyDaddy...

Quote:
Originally Posted by ShaggyDaddy http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11696586)
Mitch Hedberg...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   07-09-2008, 11:18 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,307
Posted By thebarkingbird
when geek breed... congratulations...

when geek breed...

congratulations http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/joy.gif:
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   07-09-2008, 08:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 843
Posted By thebarkingbird
slept from 8:30 or 9 until i woke him at just...

slept from 8:30 or 9 until i woke him at just before 7. i think he might have gone a bit longer if i'd let him but he woke easily. gav him a dose of 2.5 mg. how much of a dose do youuse? he's 4 and...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   07-09-2008, 01:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 843
Posted By thebarkingbird
who here uses it? i'd not tried it or a few...

who here uses it? i'd not tried it or a few other things because of cash flow and because i guess i was stubborn and had bad experiences with things meant to act on the brain. finally tried some...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   07-09-2008, 01:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 428
Posted By thebarkingbird
i never mean to intrude on these threads as my...

i never mean to intrude on these threads as my kiddo has no seizures or anything. just wanted to say i hope the meds are helping the OP's kid and the other kids in this thread. i think about it...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   07-09-2008, 01:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,079
Posted By thebarkingbird
made lots of noise. very repetitive. much of the...

made lots of noise. very repetitive. much of the eye contact stuff mentioned in previous posts. had almost none of the "normal" signs of being a perfectly bright, lucid little person. people who...
Forum: Parenting   07-08-2008, 04:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 582
Posted By thebarkingbird
total nod to all the cautions. however, you...

total nod to all the cautions.

however, you said her kid is 14 mos old. it's possible she's never hired a nanny or anyone at all as her own personal employee. she may not really know "how it...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   07-07-2008, 12:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 478
Posted By thebarkingbird
i don't see why it's such a big deal unless you...

i don't see why it's such a big deal unless you think it;s WRONG of her not to be in gifted or that mom has missed something.

any mother on the planet would be pleased as punch if someone walked...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   07-07-2008, 03:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,084
Posted By thebarkingbird
do not, under any circumstances charge under...

do not, under any circumstances charge under 100!!! i graduated almost ten years ago and we paid almost 200 for fewer services than that.
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   07-07-2008, 03:43 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 799
Posted By thebarkingbird
i spend a fair amount of what free time i have...

i spend a fair amount of what free time i have pouring over the interwebs but i also have rekindled my love of comic books of late and i try to make art when i can. i looooooooooove art book sales...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   07-06-2008, 11:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 782
Posted By thebarkingbird
id offer a trade but we're in the same boat...

id offer a trade but we're in the same boat right now. oh! i so know that feeling of needing to put them in their rooms for a bit.

infection of the spots?
some kind of allergic reaction? (what...
Forum: Parenting   07-05-2008, 10:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,348
Posted By thebarkingbird
vigilance is good but i have to say some people...

vigilance is good but i have to say some people are kinda creeped out by my family and i have to say nothing abusive went on in my home. kids knew about sex. my mother did not make sexual jokes and...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   07-05-2008, 02:36 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 8,469
Posted By thebarkingbird
i will never cease to find something...

i will never cease to find something entertaining in a darkly comic way. how can anyone insist they know all about the internal life of a person and also insist that that person has no way of...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   07-05-2008, 12:39 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,920
Posted By thebarkingbird
i have been a SAHM before though i am in school...

i have been a SAHM before though i am in school now. DH and i switch off the task of being "the domestic one" depending upon who's got the crazier schedule. i'm lucky in that he totally understands...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   07-05-2008, 12:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 396
Posted By thebarkingbird
whew! i have been "the paranoid mom" too and i...

whew! i have been "the paranoid mom" too and i am right there with you. in the end, it's SUCH a great feeling. http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/joy.gif:
Forum: Parenting   07-04-2008, 08:20 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,749
Posted By thebarkingbird
my aunt nursed on a strict schedule. i have no...

my aunt nursed on a strict schedule. i have no idea how she did it so long. she nursed both her kids for about a year and from birth they ate every 4 hours. i think it's easier if you start at birth...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   07-04-2008, 06:28 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,604
Posted By thebarkingbird
thank you again all so much. i will not be...

thank you again all so much. i will not be considering adoption. i cannot handle all of the emotional and physical stress of carrying a pregnancy to term and not coming home with a baby. my husband...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   07-03-2008, 08:05 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,604
Posted By thebarkingbird
thank you all. what i really needed right now...

thank you all. what i really needed right now was some compassion and to see the situation through the eyes of others for a bit.

i cannot tell you how much it means to me that i was able to get...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   07-03-2008, 12:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 355
Posted By thebarkingbird
totally many of those stims are used when...

totally many of those stims are used when someone needs to calm down a bit. my boy just can't calm himself down by chewing his lip or cracking his fingers so he jumps and does this noise thing. i...
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