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Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   09-24-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 187
Posted By MountainMamaGC
Do not say yes until you are sure. If you have to...

Do not say yes until you are sure. If you have to drive to visits then it is a lot of work when you have bio children to take care of as well. Be patient, the right placement will come along. Since...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   09-23-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 5,897
Posted By MountainMamaGC
In couple months the baby is leaving us to live...

In couple months the baby is leaving us to live with his bio sibling. They are good people but I am a sad panda. I talk the talk, now I gotta walk the walk that is foster care. :(
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   09-13-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 5,897
Posted By MountainMamaGC
I am so sorry they did that. If you want some...

I am so sorry they did that. If you want some answers you can go above her head if you wont give you any reason why.
Forum: Vaccinations   08-26-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,370
Posted By MountainMamaGC
I didnt mean to sound bitchy, i was frustrated...

I didnt mean to sound bitchy, i was frustrated and scared for this child. I dont like vaccines, my daughter had a bad reaction, and I have no choice when it comes to vaccinating my foster son. I had...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-26-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,370
Posted By MountainMamaGC
I wasnt asking whether or not I should. I was...

I wasnt asking whether or not I should. I was asking what I could to help him through it. Nothing to debate about that.
Forum: Vaccinations   08-26-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,370
Posted By MountainMamaGC
It deals with my foster son so I would have...

It deals with my foster son so I would have deleted anyway.
Forum: Vaccinations   08-26-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,370
Posted By MountainMamaGC
I hate what this place has become.

You all like to argue so much, sorry debate, that when I posted about some of my concerns and fears, not one of you came to support me. I waited almost 3 days and yet you were too busy to one upping...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-23-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,279
Posted By MountainMamaGC
I give my daughter 0.5 mg melatonin at night when...

I give my daughter 0.5 mg melatonin at night when sick instead of medication. It helps her sleep and it boosts the immune system so its win win.
Forum: Baby Health   08-12-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 571
Posted By MountainMamaGC
Well it did seem the obvious explanation. :)

Well it did seem the obvious explanation. :)
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-07-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,121
Posted By MountainMamaGC
My daughter stuttered when she was 3, it resolved...

My daughter stuttered when she was 3, it resolved itself with no intervention.
Forum: Baby Health   08-03-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 571
Posted By MountainMamaGC
Are you sure it isnt Roseola? Its really common,...

Are you sure it isnt Roseola? Its really common, and many people call it the baby measles.
Forum: Vaccinations   07-27-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,801
Posted By MountainMamaGC
Here is the thing. If I am allergic to penicillin...

Here is the thing. If I am allergic to penicillin and I choose to use other antibiotics for my child, nobody says a word. I am still a good parent. Even waiting to give antibiotics to see if a child...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   07-21-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 752
Posted By MountainMamaGC
You CAN both want adoption and foster. I am...

You CAN both want adoption and foster. I am fostering a 2 month old and I am supportive of his mom in getting him back. I am also wanting to adopt him if she cant, but he may also go be with a bio...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   06-24-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 5,897
Posted By MountainMamaGC
Aw, thanks. I still worry, but at least I have an...

Aw, thanks. I still worry, but at least I have an appetite now. I am going to do my best to support his mom while keeping boundaries intact. I dont want to be an obstacle for her. She left for awhile...
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-21-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 414
Posted By MountainMamaGC
Black out curtains, a white noise machine and a...

Black out curtains, a white noise machine and a weighted blanket. Just some things to try.
Forum: Vaccinations   06-15-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,212
Posted By MountainMamaGC
And then she walks into a clinic and gets...

And then she walks into a clinic and gets examined for FREE!!!! Dun dun duuuuuuuuun!
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   06-11-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 5,897
Posted By MountainMamaGC
I am finding peace in what's to come. I am going...

I am finding peace in what's to come. I am going to let December me worry about that stuff. I think I just needed to let reality soak in and dwell on it for awhile so I could move past it. The knot...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   06-09-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 5,897
Posted By MountainMamaGC
I know its going to feel like a punch in the gut....

I know its going to feel like a punch in the gut. Its going to wind me. Be gentle with yourself. Hugs.
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   06-09-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 5,897
Posted By MountainMamaGC
I am feeling a little better about things the...

I am feeling a little better about things the last couple days. I am also considering opening my second bed in the fall. For a 2-4 year old girl. I must be crazy.
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   06-06-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 5,897
Posted By MountainMamaGC
I am struggling. He is taken care of wonderfully,...

I am struggling. He is taken care of wonderfully, but I am struggling with the whole concept of foster care. I will see this through, but because he is so small, and so consuming, this is a really...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   06-02-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 5,897
Posted By MountainMamaGC
Its such a rollercoaster. I am bonding with him...

Its such a rollercoaster. I am bonding with him so fast because he is so helpless, but I am also scared for whats to come.
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   05-31-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 5,897
Posted By MountainMamaGC
I have a newborn and he is so relaxed. Very chill...

I have a newborn and he is so relaxed. Very chill baby. <3 Its looking like a long term placement. :love
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   05-30-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 5,897
Posted By MountainMamaGC
So the ink hasnt even dried on our license and we...

So the ink hasnt even dried on our license and we dont even technically have it in our possession, and they are dropping off a tiny human this evening. I will be back later with more news.
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   05-25-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 5,897
Posted By MountainMamaGC
I should be licensed in about a week. So uh...

I should be licensed in about a week. So uh yeah. My life is going to change. 
Forum: Preteens and Teens   05-22-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,519
Posted By MountainMamaGC
On the odd occasion that she wants to swim and...

On the odd occasion that she wants to swim and she is on her period (the two cant line up that much), use organic cotton, applicator free (better for the environment) tampons. I use a diva cup, but...
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