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Forum: Babywearing   02-16-2011, 11:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,229
Posted By Harper
I bought the insert and never used it. I...

I bought the insert and never used it. I couldn't quite get my baby comfortable in there. I much preferred a pouch or something else until she was old enough for the ergo without the insert.
Forum: Organize & Declutter   11-18-2010, 08:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,214
Posted By Harper
Oh definitely. My house gets trashed! I've had...

Oh definitely. My house gets trashed! I've had some pretty big playgroups too. Toys strewn from one end of the house to the other. But I don't mind. I really don't. Let's say there are people and...
Forum: Parenting   11-17-2010, 08:50 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 8,768
Posted By Harper
   Quote:I really didn't like the tone of...



 
Quote:I really didn't like the tone of your OP actually, it sounds as though you think children only listen b/c of fear, and b/c parents are "big and mean and scary" - thats just not true. ...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   11-15-2010, 07:02 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,485
Posted By Harper
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Forum: Special Needs Parenting   11-11-2010, 11:00 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,485
Posted By Harper
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Forum: Special Needs Parenting   11-03-2010, 10:00 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,485
Posted By Harper
Quote: Originally Posted by Smithie...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Smithie http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/16011205)
My ds is 6.5 and was DXed with ADHD with mild...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   11-03-2010, 09:54 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,485
Posted By Harper
Quote: Originally Posted by yentroc...

Quote:
Originally Posted by yentroc http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/16008982)
Thanks for all your replies...

We haven't...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   11-02-2010, 01:21 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,396
Posted By Harper
We do the candy fairy but I like "switch witch"...

We do the candy fairy but I like "switch witch" better. Much more Halloween-y.

I don't have any other ideas. We also let the kids have as much as they want on Halloween but they tire of it pretty...
Forum: Personal Growth   11-02-2010, 11:14 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,916
Posted By Harper
I would say that, on average, I drink a beer a...

I would say that, on average, I drink a beer a night and more on the weekends. I love beer and we always have beer in the house. Recently, my dh and I gave up beer Monday through Thursday to save...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   11-02-2010, 08:55 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,485
Posted By Harper
I also have a kid that struggles with anxiety....

I also have a kid that struggles with anxiety. My dd is 7 and her anxiety is mostly around getting sick with some separation anxiety thrown in. We started with a new therapist in August and she has...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   11-01-2010, 02:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 255
Posted By Harper
Or home-based child care? I have a friend with a...

Or home-based child care? I have a friend with a 12 week old baby that had to go back to work. She and her husband carefully selected a center that they still think is a great place. But her dd is...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   07-28-2010, 11:42 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,651
Posted By Harper
My dd is going to see a new therapist today. My...

My dd is going to see a new therapist today. My dh and I met her a few weeks ago and really liked her. Our insurance will not cover it and I have no idea where we are going to come up with the $180...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   05-10-2010, 04:21 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,651
Posted By Harper
As far as meds for my dd: her anxiety isn't...

As far as meds for my dd: her anxiety isn't debilitating. She goes to school. Entire days pass when she doesn't mention it. Or, she mentions it once and moves on. It's still there and I know kids...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   05-09-2010, 09:48 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,651
Posted By Harper
So we tried the NET and muscle testing with no...

So we tried the NET and muscle testing with no results. I have to admit I was a skeptic going in but was willing to try it with an open mind. The woman that we saw was recommended by many people I...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   04-20-2010, 09:26 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,651
Posted By Harper
I think it's one of the things that is...

I think it's one of the things that is fascinating about anxieties. So your kid will lose it at a glimpse of a moth but is fine getting up in front of a group of people and speaking. It just depends...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-19-2010, 04:50 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 465
Posted By Harper
Definately lean toward no shoes but not strict...

Definately lean toward no shoes but not strict about it. I don't like to wear shoes in the house because of the dirt factor and all the crap that's out there that I don't want to drag into my home....
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   04-19-2010, 04:28 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,651
Posted By Harper
So much good information. I am also interested...

So much good information. I am also interested in exploring the diet/medical side of this as well. It was one of the things that really turned me off from my first therapist. She is a supposed...
Forum: Breastfeeding   04-16-2010, 08:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 384
Posted By Harper
I had the same experience as lunarlady. I only...

I had the same experience as lunarlady. I only pumped on the weekends when I was low on milk and I was often low on milk. I tried very hard not to supplement with formula and had to do it for about...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   04-16-2010, 09:43 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,651
Posted By Harper
Sounds like we are dealing with a wide range of...

Sounds like we are dealing with a wide range of anxieties at different levels of intensity. Joyluc: I'm so sorry to hear about your son's suicide attempt. I understand what you mean about taking him...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   04-15-2010, 10:28 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,651
Posted By Harper
Thanks for the replies. We did have a bit...

Thanks for the replies.

We did have a bit of art therapy that went along with the CBT at the begining. But it wasn't really focused on that.

This is all so difficult because it isn't logical....
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   04-14-2010, 11:02 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,651
Posted By Harper
I did a search and saw a couple of threads about...

I did a search and saw a couple of threads about children and anxiety. I was hoping to maybe start an on-going discussion with other parents who are dealing with this to get tips and ideas about...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   08-20-2009, 12:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 320
Posted By Harper
I cook a lot but CSA season is my favorite time....

I cook a lot but CSA season is my favorite time. It really forces you to be creative and use what you have. It has also taught me how to cook lots of things that I had never really tried. I love it!...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   08-14-2009, 03:04 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,528
Posted By Harper
To Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee Love in the...

To Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee
Love in the Time of Cholera - Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Civilwarland in Bad Decline- George Saunders
The Post Birthday World - Lionel Shriver
In the Time of the...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   08-14-2009, 02:47 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,005
Posted By Harper
The Unbearable Lightness of Being. Granted I saw...

The Unbearable Lightness of Being. Granted I saw movie many times before I tried to read the book but I just couldn't get into the book. I so associated it with Daniel Day Lewis, Lena Olin and...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   08-14-2009, 02:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 911
Posted By Harper
Definitely Charlotte's Web. I read it every...

Definitely Charlotte's Web. I read it every couple of years. Also A Cricket in Times Square. Rabbit Hill.
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