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Forum: Vaccinations   10-21-2005, 09:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 675
Posted By frand
Montezuma-- I'm new to this thread-- if I'm...

Montezuma-- I'm new to this thread-- if I'm reading your post a few points back I am trying to understand what book you are referring to a chapter having to be deleted from. Can you clarify at all?...
Forum: Polio   10-21-2005, 09:10 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 11,614
Posted By frand
I am nowhere near as well researched as many of...

I am nowhere near as well researched as many of you and I hugely respect your work. I haven't vaxxed. I have a pediatrician who respects that. He still recommended the Hib and Tetanus but didn't...
Forum: Vaccinations   10-21-2005, 08:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,392
Posted By frand
What scares me is the sudden talk and media...

What scares me is the sudden talk and media coverage on the avian flu virus where the president gets off script and starts stammering about military quarentines. Hearing him grasping for words to...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-21-2005, 07:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,870
Posted By frand
I found all cotton, untreated 'petticoats' which...

I found all cotton, untreated 'petticoats' which are really old fashioned nightgowns -- lovely white cotton sheeting and lace, at a store I can't remember the name of now -I think the label was...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-19-2005, 09:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 464
Posted By frand
AndiG-- Thanks so much for your input. The only...

AndiG-- Thanks so much for your input. The only school alternatives here are private schools which are very expensive and still with the same demographics (type A, competitive parents). There is...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-19-2005, 03:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 464
Posted By frand
Oh my gosh, all of you, thank you so much. You...

Oh my gosh, all of you, thank you so much. You have no idea how much your supportive responses mean to me. Yesterday was an even rougher day. There was a lunchtime brownie meeting and dd said "I...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-17-2005, 03:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 464
Posted By frand
Help me understand if this is a normal...

Help me understand if this is a normal expression that comes up occasionally or real cause for alarm. Md dd is 7, almost 8, an only child. She was kind of singled out in kindergarten and excluded...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   10-03-2005, 07:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,858
Posted By frand
There are lots of funny ideas here but...

There are lots of funny ideas here but seriously....you are going to have to put your feet down now because this will only get worse if you don't. The sooner they understand you will hold your...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-30-2005, 08:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 547
Posted By frand
Heres a suggestion from what I've learned from...

Heres a suggestion from what I've learned from dealing with social issues so far. Meet with your daughter's teacher and let her know what you are concerned about and what dd is experiencing. A good...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-30-2005, 07:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 867
Posted By frand
We live in a small, very low crime town and I...

We live in a small, very low crime town and I have in the past few months let my 7 year old ride her bike around the block. I think the reports of individual child kidnappings become national news...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-28-2005, 03:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,758
Posted By frand
Beautiful. Another GREAT point about why...

Beautiful. Another GREAT point about why bullying/exclusion bothers me so much: it is contemptuous. So much of what passes for humor in our culture and considered 'normal' behavior is loaded with...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-26-2005, 07:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,758
Posted By frand
sunbaby-- you are really kind to take the time...

sunbaby-- you are really kind to take the time to share your experiences. I too was on the outs with lots of people when I was young -- which is why I am so sensitive to it for my daughter, and why...
Forum: Vaccinations   09-23-2005, 08:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,145
Posted By frand
Amanda-- I totally empathize with your situation...

Amanda-- I totally empathize with your situation and most of all hope Megan is feeling better. Vaccinations are a huge question for me -- we haven't vaxxed at all so far and don't intend to-- but I...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-23-2005, 03:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,758
Posted By frand
Thank you all for your replies. It's so helpful...

Thank you all for your replies. It's so helpful to hear from others and have my feelings understood. I thought I'd offer an update because I've learned from this experience. First, the best friend's...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-19-2005, 08:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 754
Posted By frand
Our all time favorite this past year was Seven...

Our all time favorite this past year was Seven Silly Eaters-- what a treasure. It is a very artfully written poem about a mother with seven children; each one will only eat one thing. Such as Sweet...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-19-2005, 08:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,758
Posted By frand
Am I the only mom of a girl who feels like I'm...

Am I the only mom of a girl who feels like I'm on a constant roller coaster emotionally because of social issues? My dd is 7. On our block are several other girls close in age. Two decided early on...
Forum: Pets   09-12-2005, 08:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 777
Posted By frand
She was awesome. Her name was Cis Frankel. I...

She was awesome. Her name was Cis Frankel. I know she has a book out called Urban Dog. It's funny tho- as the earlier posted referred to another trainer, she could have been talking about Cis-- she...
Forum: Vaccinations   09-12-2005, 08:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 482
Posted By frand
Ok, now you've got me remembering something. I...

Ok, now you've got me remembering something. I had lunch with a friend last week in Chicago. She knows about my vaccination exemption and told me that the city of Chicago called her -- they had...
Forum: Vaccinations   09-09-2005, 08:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 438
Posted By frand
Thanks much Linda. It's funny to see the cheers...

Thanks much Linda. It's funny to see the cheers for Dr. Minkus in that old thread. He sure hasn't changed.
Forum: Pets   09-09-2005, 08:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 777
Posted By frand
MPJJ--here's my 2 cents' worth. I can't tell...

MPJJ--here's my 2 cents' worth. I can't tell from your message if either trainer is focusing more on working with you or the dog, but my eyes were really opened by the trainer I used in Chicago-- in...
Forum: Vaccinations   09-07-2005, 07:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 438
Posted By frand
llp34-- what have you heard about the two...

llp34-- what have you heard about the two doctors in River Forest? That's a lot closer for me than Skokie (but I do love Dr. M). It would be nice to have an alternative if he moved or stopped...
Forum: Vaccinations   09-07-2005, 07:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 404
Posted By frand
Elektra- Thank you for sharing this. It's...

Elektra- Thank you for sharing this. It's important to continue to understand where doctors are coming from and what information they are given. The better informed we are, the better we can deal...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-31-2005, 08:56 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,101
Posted By frand
LongIsland - you got it-- the lead testing was...

LongIsland - you got it-- the lead testing was required to be reported to the state if it was above acceptable levels. I had requested the lead test just because we lived in an old house. No one...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-31-2005, 08:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 438
Posted By frand
It's a little trip for you but well worth it--...

It's a little trip for you but well worth it-- Dr. Minkus at ENH (Evanston Northwestern Healthcare) in Skokie. You just take the Edens and get off at Old Orchard Road, he's two minutes from the...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-29-2005, 08:39 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,101
Posted By frand
I can't remember, but I want to say he was 5 at...

I can't remember, but I want to say he was 5 at the time.
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