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Forum: Women's Health   01-20-2011, 08:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 346
Posted By rockys
My sweet little boy had a nasty stomach bug. ...

My sweet little boy had a nasty stomach bug.  Five days of vomiting.  He is better.  Energy, appetite but he is different.  He is just so irritable, screams and yells a lot, has a hair trigger.  I...
Forum: The Childhood Years   01-20-2011, 08:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 240
Posted By rockys
My sweet little boy had a nasty stomach bug. ...

My sweet little boy had a nasty stomach bug.  Five days of vomiting.  He is better.  Energy, appetite but he is different.  He is just so irritable, screams and yells a lot, has a hair trigger.  I...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-22-2010, 12:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 157
Posted By rockys
I know I shouldn't worry but I do.   My...

I know I shouldn't worry but I do.
 
My three year old (four in February) has always been a terrible sleeper.  As in, would never sleep on his own from the moment he came home from the hospital. ...
Forum: Mental Health   11-22-2010, 12:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 429
Posted By rockys
I know I shouldn't worry but I do.   My...

I know I shouldn't worry but I do.
 
My three year old (four in February) has always been a terrible sleeper.  As in, would never sleep on his own from the moment he came home from the hospital. ...
Forum: Women's Health   05-24-2010, 01:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 377
Posted By rockys
About five years ago, my then two sons had...

About five years ago, my then two sons had recurrent strep infections. They both tested positive as carriers and were treated. Seemed the problem was solved.

Starting about eight months ago, the...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   05-15-2010, 11:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 488
Posted By rockys
My 3 year old son is a great kid. An amazing...

My 3 year old son is a great kid. An amazing sense of humor and very, very verbal.

His default position when he dosen't get his way is to be pretty aggressive. He either says not nice things or...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-15-2010, 11:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 279
Posted By rockys
My 3 year old son is a great kid. An amazing...

My 3 year old son is a great kid. An amazing sense of humor and very, very verbal.

His default position when he dosen't get his way is to be pretty aggressive. He either says not nice things or...
Forum: Utah, Arizona   04-10-2010, 11:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 569
Posted By rockys
I am pretty down to earth mom of three in...

I am pretty down to earth mom of three in Phoenix. Two special needs kiddos, 43 and too much weight on me. I have tried to get this weight off on my own but realize I need help. I need someone who...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   02-02-2010, 02:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 531
Posted By rockys
Melatonin is great for going to sleep but not...

Melatonin is great for going to sleep but not putting back to sleep once down for the night.

We also used Benadryl for middle of the night awakenings. The effects do wear off over time but is...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   01-31-2010, 10:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 732
Posted By rockys
I am a longtime poster but haven't contributed...

I am a longtime poster but haven't contributed for awhile. My now eight year old son has ASD. I had my third son three years ago yesterday. (My first son was born four months premature, multiple...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   01-24-2010, 02:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 583
Posted By rockys
But could he be hungry? Is he getting as much to...

But could he be hungry? Is he getting as much to eat? More protein before bed?

Probably a silly question but first one I thought of when I read that you were taking so many things out. Sometimes...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   12-12-2009, 11:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 778
Posted By rockys
I have two special needs kiddos and a high needs...

I have two special needs kiddos and a high needs toddler. I very rarely get more than six hours sleep and it is always broken up.

First off, you do get used to it.

Don't look at the clock....
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   12-12-2009, 11:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 235
Posted By rockys
My son to be three year old is going to have to...

My son to be three year old is going to have to be weaned soon. He is ready but will be confused. He understands simple stories, so I would love to read him a book in preparation. Any ideas?
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   10-18-2009, 11:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 615
Posted By rockys
I am going to be giving my boys both vaccines...

I am going to be giving my boys both vaccines this year. (I have a medically fragile child who simply cannot get the flu. Children like him have accounted for 2/3 of the child deaths in H1N1. I need...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   08-30-2009, 02:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 370
Posted By rockys
I have been dairy-free with both of my kids for...

I have been dairy-free with both of my kids for awhile for different reasons (one son has Autism and the other had popping issues) and we keep kosher.

I stay away from soy as much as I can.
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Forum: Special Needs Parenting   08-30-2009, 02:09 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,810
Posted By rockys
My oldest is multiply handicapped due to extreme...

My oldest is multiply handicapped due to extreme prematurity (I was in a car accident while pregnant).

We always wanted a large family so started trying without hesitation. We were also told what...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   08-30-2009, 01:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,056
Posted By rockys
What about having him attend school just a half...

What about having him attend school just a half day, for now. You can still go to work but he will know that he dosen't have to make it through the whole day...just yet.

If you were to do that,...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   08-27-2009, 03:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 431
Posted By rockys
My son Avi is 10 at was born at 24 weeks....

My son Avi is 10 at was born at 24 weeks. Prolapse cord, emergency c-section. No O2 for eight minutes at birth. Grade III/IV IVH at three days. Mid-line shift at five days (relieved by blind stick)....
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   07-31-2009, 02:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,412
Posted By rockys
Both in San Rafael and when a trained therapist...

Both in San Rafael and when a trained therapist came to Phoenix. The results were impressive. But, in our case at least, the results really only lasted while we were doing the treatments.

So much...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   06-22-2009, 11:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 480
Posted By rockys
I have been trying to loose 30-35 lbs. of "baby...

I have been trying to loose 30-35 lbs. of "baby weight" (baby is two now) for over a year. I do well for awhile (Weight Watchers) and then just blow it.

I have a challenging life. Two special...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-21-2009, 01:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 397
Posted By rockys
And, I should know. #1 son has severe brain...

And, I should know. #1 son has severe brain injuries and seizures. #2 has Autism. They had reasons for being the bad sleepers that they were/are. #3 son is typical (THANK G-D and precious) but is...
Forum: Utah, Arizona   06-20-2009, 10:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 205
Posted By rockys
I need to see someone to deal with any number of...

I need to see someone to deal with any number of issues I have. Don't really care man/woman or degree, just someone intelligent and a good counselor. We are in Central Phoenix
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   06-12-2009, 02:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 731
Posted By rockys
Same deal (down to having an older brother in a...

Same deal (down to having an older brother in a self-contained class, so really understanding the dynamics there).

I can only tell you that, a year later, my biggest fear now is that no other...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-03-2009, 01:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 236
Posted By rockys
I have three little boys. My oldest is multiply...

I have three little boys. My oldest is multiply handicapped and is non-ambulatory. My middle has Autism. My youngest is just over two and, knock wood, seems to be typical. He is, however, a handful....
Forum: Gentle Discipline   05-03-2009, 01:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 252
Posted By rockys
I have three little boys. My oldest is multiply...

I have three little boys. My oldest is multiply handicapped and is non-ambulatory. My middle has Autism. My youngest is just over two and, knock wood, seems to be typical. He is, however, a handful....
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