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Forum: Parenting   12-20-2012, 06:18 PM
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Forum: Women's Health   09-22-2012, 01:27 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,520
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Lissy 123,  So sorry you are having so much...

Lissy 123, 
So sorry you are having so much pain.  I can't think of any other conservative approaches.  Sounds like you have tried many.  My son did not have a positive response to conservative...
Forum: Women's Health   09-18-2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,520
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Sorry I didn't see this sooner.  We saw Dr...

Sorry I didn't see this sooner.  We saw Dr Spencer at Children's.  I can't say enough good about her.  Good Luck.  My son was not a late walker (10 months).  But always had a "funny" gait pattern...
Forum: Women's Health   08-28-2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,520
Posted By ljc
msgo - I hope you find the answers you are...

msgo - I hope you find the answers you are looking for - i assume the pedi ortho will be better able to answer your questions.  keep us posted.
Forum: Women's Health   08-01-2012, 08:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,520
Posted By ljc
We were diagnosed with MRI.  My son later needed...

We were diagnosed with MRI.  My son later needed a CTScan - I was told this was the best way to see it.  After surgery we were told the coalition was even bigger than the CTScan showed.  My son was...
Forum: Women's Health   07-12-2012, 10:52 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,520
Posted By ljc
dfk1 - so sorry you are dealing with this - it's...

dfk1 - so sorry you are dealing with this - it's terrible to feel like you can't make things better for your son.  my son is still doing great (ie no pain) surgery was in December.  my son is quite...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   05-14-2012, 06:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,222
Posted By ljc
I don't know if this will be helpful.  But my...

I don't know if this will be helpful.  But my son was 20 months when my twins were born.  We had all kinds of strollers - depending on the situation.  I had a double for outings that didn't require...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   05-04-2012, 04:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,263
Posted By ljc
No gifted kids here - but we love to build!  I...

No gifted kids here - but we love to build!  I have more legos than I care to admit - most from yard sales and freecycle.  My sons like the kits, but spend most of the time building their own...
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-18-2012, 02:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,411
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   Quote:Originally Posted by...


 
Quote:Originally Posted by Learning_Mum http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1342272/do-you-have-a-trampoline/20#post_16949671)
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Forum: Women's Health   04-16-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,520
Posted By ljc
Hmm - to do one or both at the same time - tuff...

Hmm - to do one or both at the same time - tuff question???  Will the MD do both at same time?  Our protocol was to be non - weight bearing for 4 weeks.  With both at same time this would mean...
Forum: Parenting   04-15-2012, 05:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,064
Posted By ljc
love, love, love hanna - especially their...

love, love, love hanna - especially their jammies!  but, if cost is an issue my sensory sensitive daughter will only wear fruit of the loom - they make a girls underpant that has completely covered...
Forum: Women's Health   04-11-2012, 04:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,520
Posted By ljc
good luck pmcpx4! It is my understanding that...

good luck pmcpx4!
It is my understanding that is it best fixed when you are younger.  I will keep my fingers crossed that you find some resolution to your pain.  
 
 
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-11-2012, 06:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,411
Posted By ljc
No we don't have one - nor will I ever.  I have...

No we don't have one - nor will I ever.  I have three extremely active children ages 6, 6, and 8.  We do allow our kids to take all kinds of risk - bikes, skiing, skating, skateboards, roller...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-31-2012, 03:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,388
Posted By ljc
I agree with the others who are suggesting the...

I agree with the others who are suggesting the double stroller (with small footprint) and swings.  One bouncy seat is also helpful (as already recommended). The other item I suggest to all Moms of...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-05-2012, 08:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,536
Posted By ljc
I made it to 37 weeks and 5 days.  No bedrest...

I made it to 37 weeks and 5 days.  No bedrest and a toddler (19 months at home).  It wasn't my finest hour - I was so uncomfortable.  I was worried that if I went on bedrest I would deilver past 40...
Forum: Parenting   02-26-2012, 04:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,364
Posted By ljc
Another vote for klean kanteen.  We've tried...

Another vote for klean kanteen.  We've tried lots and klean kanteen is the only thing I will spend money on. They cost a lot but they are worth it.  Can later change out the sippy tops and use as...
Forum: Women's Health   02-25-2012, 10:53 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,520
Posted By ljc
 Quote:Originally Posted by Lynn...



Quote:Originally Posted by Lynn Russell http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1321986/tarsal-coalition/20#post_16887788)
. How did you...
Forum: The Childhood Years   02-25-2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 914
Posted By ljc
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Forum: Women's Health   02-22-2012, 10:03 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,520
Posted By ljc
Lynn - I hope you are able to find someone close...

Lynn - I hope you are able to find someone close by that is experienced in repairing coalitions - i am sorry i have no suggestions - we are on the east coast and had surgery at Boston 
Childrens...
Forum: Women's Health   02-22-2012, 09:58 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,520
Posted By ljc
thinking of you and your son today blnapril29  ...

thinking of you and your son today blnapril29 
 
Forum: Working and Student Parents   02-22-2012, 09:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 237
Posted By ljc
That sounds like an amazing offer.  Am I not...

That sounds like an amazing offer.  Am I not understanding the math?  At 9.35/hour you make $19,448 yearly.  At $22.50 per hour you make $46,800 yearly - not including bonus or OT.  That is an extra...
Forum: The Childhood Years   02-20-2012, 09:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 914
Posted By ljc
We have three children ages 6, 6 and 8. And  I...

We have three children ages 6, 6 and 8. And  I remember many of the same feelings.  We handled it this way.  Party invitations were and are declined unless it is a close friend.  We explained to our...
Forum: Women's Health   02-08-2012, 09:55 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,520
Posted By ljc
Hi Everyone - I don't check in often - very...

Hi Everyone - I don't check in often - very surprised to see a bunch of new folks on the thread.  
My 8 year old son had surgery December 21 - so 7 weeks ago now.  To answer some of the above...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   09-11-2011, 03:20 AM
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Posted By ljc
We either skim some of the cream and make butter...

We either skim some of the cream and make butter or shake it in and drink up:)
Forum: The Mindful Home   09-07-2011, 12:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 495
Posted By ljc
Also love my Bosch Dishwasher.  We have Jenn Air...

Also love my Bosch Dishwasher.  We have Jenn Air Dual Fuel oven and JennAir  Refrigerator - I wouldn't pay the $ for these again.  They are both 9 years old and have needed several expensive...
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