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Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   01-17-2010, 06:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 769
Posted By NicoleElizabeth
You'll probably be amazed at the difference! Our...

You'll probably be amazed at the difference! Our dd had always struggled with handwriting (I remember in kindergarden she clearly had the messiest printing in the whole class), and by third grade, I...
Forum: Multicultural Families   10-28-2009, 02:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,753
Posted By NicoleElizabeth
Yes, this is very typical for a Korean MIL --...

Yes, this is very typical for a Korean MIL -- they're kind of notorious http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif Is your husband the eldest son? That always makes it worse.

I...
Forum: Dental   02-24-2007, 10:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,700
Posted By NicoleElizabeth
Kelley -- It's not just your dentist, it happens...

Kelley -- It's not just your dentist, it happens here too. My 3 year old had root canals on his two top front teeth a year ago after a fall damaged them both. The dentist was not sure she could save...
Forum: Dental   01-19-2006, 04:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 334
Posted By NicoleElizabeth
There was just a tiny bit of blood, and it was...

There was just a tiny bit of blood, and it was difficult to see where it was coming from -- it almost seemed to be from the hole where the filling was missing -- it definitely was not from the gums...
Forum: Dental   01-18-2006, 06:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 334
Posted By NicoleElizabeth
Thanks for your answers -- the dentist did...

Thanks for your answers -- the dentist did mention that she wasn't surprised he'd lost the filling. The capping situation was kind of confusing -- the first time we discussed it, I got the...
Forum: Dental   01-17-2006, 03:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 334
Posted By NicoleElizabeth
Hi all! Has anyone had problems with their...

Hi all! Has anyone had problems with their little one's fillings due to breastfeeding? My 30 month old had root canals done on his two top front teeth last month after a bad fall. Because he is so...
Forum: Dental   01-17-2006, 12:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,103
Posted By NicoleElizabeth
I see that the original poster has already...

I see that the original poster has already decided, but wanted to weigh in in case anyone is reading this trying to decide what to do. My 29 month old son fell hard on his front teeth, breaking one,...
Forum: Health Care Practitioners   08-11-2004, 07:26 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 200
Posted By NicoleElizabeth
My sister is expecting her first baby and will...

My sister is expecting her first baby and will be living in Vista. Anyone have a good BF-friendly ped in the area?
Forum: Vaccinations   07-09-2004, 12:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,066
Posted By NicoleElizabeth
The pertussis vaccine does have waning...

The pertussis vaccine does have waning effectiveness as children get older -- that is why you will see most cases in an outbreak in school-age children. The reason there is no booster is because...
Forum: Birth Stories   06-15-2004, 11:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,443
Posted By NicoleElizabeth
That's quite an ordeal to go through as an...

That's quite an ordeal to go through as an introduction to new motherhood! It's so hard to have a baby hospitalized -- my ds had to spend four days in the hospital starting at five days old, and it...
Forum: Parenting   06-12-2004, 03:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,031
Posted By NicoleElizabeth
Our transition was very smooth also -- dd was a...

Our transition was very smooth also -- dd was a month shy of 3 years old when ds was born. Like a couple other posters, I had a high-needs #1 who totally overwhelmed me when she was born -- going...
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-05-2004, 08:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 688
Posted By NicoleElizabeth
Just another plug for the alarm systems -- I was...

Just another plug for the alarm systems -- I was still bed-wetting at the age of 8, and felt very embarrassed about it. I found a brochure at the grocery store for an alarm system, and begged my...
Forum: Dental   04-20-2004, 08:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 530
Posted By NicoleElizabeth
My dh got a suggestion from our dentist that...

My dh got a suggestion from our dentist that sounded really extreme to me, and I thought I'd ask here to see if anyone had heard of this. Apparently, two of his back teeth have a larger than usual...
Forum: Breastfeeding   04-14-2004, 11:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 628
Posted By NicoleElizabeth
My dd weaned (sort of on her own, with...

My dd weaned (sort of on her own, with encouragement from me) at 30 months, about halfway through my pregnancy with #2. I felt the same feelings about nursing while pregnant, and I think it's...
Forum: Parenting   04-10-2003, 03:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 697
Posted By NicoleElizabeth
My dd is only 2.5, so there's still plenty of...

My dd is only 2.5, so there's still plenty of time for change, but she was a really intense, high-needs baby who has mellowed out in a big way. When she was a baby, all my mom friends felt sorry for...
Forum: Parenting   03-15-2003, 01:21 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,876
Posted By NicoleElizabeth
You might recommend the book "How to Get Your...

You might recommend the book "How to Get Your Kid to Eat... But Not Too Much" by Ellyn Satter. It essentially gives the same advice you are giving her, but the author is a professional dietician, so...
Forum: The Childhood Years   03-15-2003, 01:01 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,313
Posted By NicoleElizabeth
As my mother learned with my little brother,...

As my mother learned with my little brother, these things seem to be innate! My parents had five girls, and then a boy, and none of us girls were ever into swords, bad guys, etc. We did not watch...
Forum: Women's Health   03-07-2003, 03:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 643
Posted By NicoleElizabeth
Just wanted to reassure you that PCA pumps are...

Just wanted to reassure you that PCA pumps are designed so that it is impossible to over-dose yourself -- the maximum amount released, and minimum intervals it can be released at, are controlled --...
Forum: Women's Health   03-02-2003, 01:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 413
Posted By NicoleElizabeth
You say you had stopped charting, so I'm...

You say you had stopped charting, so I'm presuming you were relying on mucus and maybe cervix position when you say that you waited until signs of ovulation had passed? If so, you may not have...
Forum: Breastfeeding   03-01-2003, 10:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,646
Posted By NicoleElizabeth
Are you charting your cycles at all? That will...

Are you charting your cycles at all? That will give you a better idea of whether nursing could be a "problem." The primary cause of breastfeeding infertility is the lowered estrogen levels, which...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-02-2003, 06:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,719
Posted By NicoleElizabeth
My friend just had a baby a few days ago where...

My friend just had a baby a few days ago where jaundice was an issue after a VE. She had gone into labor on her own when her water broke spontaneously and was 10cm just 7 hours later with a first...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-03-2003, 04:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,171
Posted By NicoleElizabeth
You might try a consultation with an ear, nose,...

You might try a consultation with an ear, nose, and throat specialist. My little brother was a huge drooler, and still needed a drool bib (or got half his shirt sopping wet) at the age of 3. It...
Forum: Grief and Loss   08-12-2002, 06:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 691
Posted By NicoleElizabeth
Some fairly good friends of my parents just lost...

Some fairly good friends of my parents just lost their fourth child very suddenly, a four month old little girl http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif I live in the same...
Forum: Dental   07-12-2002, 04:20 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 12,160
Posted By NicoleElizabeth
Another thing to think about are tonsils. My...

Another thing to think about are tonsils. My brother drooled a lot as a small child -- up until almost age 4. He had his tonsils and adenoids out at age 6, and it turned out that his tonsils had...
Forum: Dental   06-10-2002, 12:51 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 18,534
Posted By NicoleElizabeth
My dh got braces in college and always says it...

My dh got braces in college and always says it was one of the best decisions he ever made! He was always self-conscious about his teeth, and he was so happy to get them straightened.

Nicole
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