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Forum: Dental   07-01-2011, 07:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,439
Posted By denimtiger
The mint is called EvoraPlus.  I don't know if...

The mint is called EvoraPlus.  I don't know if it's working, but my 4 yo dd loves to be able to have one after she brushes her teeth (it also has xylitol), and her breath has been better in the...
Forum: Dental   06-22-2011, 07:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,439
Posted By denimtiger
Sometimes (often, usually?) teeth that are prone...

Sometimes (often, usually?) teeth that are prone to cavities are that way because of a colonization of strep. mutans bacteria (which can be passed from person to person).  My dentist just posted on...
Forum: Kansas, Colorado, Nebraska   05-11-2011, 06:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 391
Posted By denimtiger
I live in Thornton, and I am looking to leave my...

I live in Thornton, and I am looking to leave my job as an elementary classroom teacher after 11 years and open an attachment parenting-friendly daycare and preschool.
 
I was fortunate enough...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-28-2011, 02:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 691
Posted By denimtiger
It is often a struggle to get kids of this age...

It is often a struggle to get kids of this age to value reading, but the trick is to get them to value it.
 
Your instinct that you have made it too easy for him to manage without reading might be...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   09-25-2010, 12:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 491
Posted By denimtiger
Hello. I apologize in advance because this is...

Hello. I apologize in advance because this is probably going to be a long post, and I thank you if you take the time to read it.

Here is some background to the situation:

I am a single mama to...
Forum: Parenting   09-15-2010, 12:02 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,721
Posted By denimtiger
Quote: Originally Posted by Hokulele...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Hokulele http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15842988)
Funny you should bring this up - I've been...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-03-2010, 01:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 303
Posted By denimtiger
Another thing you can try is super-high doses of...

Another thing you can try is super-high doses of Vitamin C. My dd likes the regular adult chewables, but at first we bought liquid C and probiotic powder from the pedi. Now she'll eat 500 mg adult...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   03-06-2010, 12:24 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,123
Posted By denimtiger
How, exactly am I "socially responsible" for...

How, exactly am I "socially responsible" for using a product invented by someone else?

Breastfeeding saves lives and, if used universally, would create a healthier populace. Formula-fed babies...
Forum: Parenting   01-14-2010, 12:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,371
Posted By denimtiger
You guys are totally right, I don't want to...

You guys are totally right, I don't want to start a flame war, or anything. I'm much closer to the new father than I am to the Babywise friend, we just all hung out together once upon a time.

He...
Forum: Parenting   01-13-2010, 11:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,371
Posted By denimtiger
So, a good friend of mine who now lives far away...

So, a good friend of mine who now lives far away and his wife have a new baby -- a month old. Don't know how crunchy they are (I have never met his wife), but back several months ago he was asking...
Forum: Kansas, Colorado, Nebraska   01-13-2010, 01:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 448
Posted By denimtiger
I live in Thornton and work in Broomfield. I am...

I live in Thornton and work in Broomfield. I am a working single mom to a 2-year-old girl.
Forum: Vaccinations   01-12-2010, 06:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,752
Posted By denimtiger
Quote: Originally Posted by Emmeline II...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Emmeline II http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14921329)
It is unusual for a doctor to refuse a...
Forum: Vaccinations   01-12-2010, 06:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,752
Posted By denimtiger
Quote: Originally Posted by 34me...

Quote:
Originally Posted by 34me http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14918223)
mmmm......I was diagnosed with an HPV virus long...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   01-10-2010, 11:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 566
Posted By denimtiger
"Help Me, Mr. Mutt" by Janet Stevens and Susan...

"Help Me, Mr. Mutt" by Janet Stevens and Susan Stevens Crummel. It is HILARIOUS... a story written in letters about dogs writing to a dog advice columnist about their people problems.

For a...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-10-2010, 04:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,771
Posted By denimtiger
It sounds like you are open to a resonable...

It sounds like you are open to a resonable amount of negotiation, but that your children don't know where the boundary to that is. It's okay to set a boundary when you need one, even if it's just...
Forum: Vaccinations   01-07-2010, 06:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 707
Posted By denimtiger
Quote: Originally Posted by anj_rn...

Quote:
Originally Posted by anj_rn http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14895230)
Some states only have a medical exemption that...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-07-2010, 06:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 764
Posted By denimtiger
All of the previous posters have had great...

All of the previous posters have had great advice, and I don't have time to write much. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif But I will add that when kids are lying, and you...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   01-07-2010, 01:04 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,589
Posted By denimtiger
Quote: Originally Posted by Nan'sMom...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Nan'sMom http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14894190)
Yes, I totally agree that it is strange and...
Forum: Family Safety   01-06-2010, 10:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 986
Posted By denimtiger
My uncle's fifth grade teacher was killed when...

My uncle's fifth grade teacher was killed when the end of her scarf acidentally was caught by the fan belt of her car or something similar. I was four or five at the time so I've always been afraid...
Forum: Learning at School   01-06-2010, 01:15 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,616
Posted By denimtiger
The very first thing I would do is talk to your...

The very first thing I would do is talk to your daughter's teacher and explain exactly what is going on with the homework issue between the two of you at home. Find out what the purpose behind the...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-05-2010, 12:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 640
Posted By denimtiger
Honestly? His behavior worked for him. He...

Honestly? His behavior worked for him. He accomplished a goal with it, even with the nap. His behavior kept him in an interaction with you, got you to lay down with him, and kept you laying down...
Forum: Parenting   12-29-2009, 02:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 259
Posted By denimtiger
I had emergency surgery in the middle of the...

I had emergency surgery in the middle of the night back in October. I had to stay away all the next day and overnight the next night, then back home and recover for close to two weeks.

My dd is...
Forum: Vaccinations   12-23-2009, 03:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 613
Posted By denimtiger
All doses are the exact same ingredients, in the...

All doses are the exact same ingredients, in the exact same amount and potentcy... the dose for a 10 lb. 2-month-old is the same as for a 50 lb. 5-year-old.

It is most common for children to...
Forum: Parenting   12-21-2009, 07:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,735
Posted By denimtiger
Quote: Originally Posted by Toolip...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Toolip http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14828382)
Thanks! What you said is definitely true, it...
Forum: Parenting   12-21-2009, 05:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,735
Posted By denimtiger
Quote: Originally Posted by Toolip...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Toolip http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14827919)
Oh, I don't really fault him for canceling...
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