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Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   02-28-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,334
Posted By MamadeRumi
Anyone have experience with this recently? Last...

Anyone have experience with this recently? Last year seemed easier than the year before, but with the current hysteria I'm getting worried about this year, and this is the year my ds starts K.
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   02-28-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 142
Posted By MamadeRumi
Yes, I'm getting worried about my ds starting K...

Yes, I'm getting worried about my ds starting K in the fall. So far we've always gotten exemptions for his preschools, but with the current hysteria, I worry it will get harder.
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   02-28-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 139
Posted By MamadeRumi
I love this! And my son really enjoyed the...

I love this! And my son really enjoyed the picture of the pigs, which bought me time to read the article.
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   02-28-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 168
Posted By MamadeRumi
Wow, that is sad for all of us, and it really...

Wow, that is sad for all of us, and it really seems like a no win situation for doctors. If they speak up, they are targeted. If, in the face of an active investigation, they stop speaking up, then...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   02-27-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 184
Posted By MamadeRumi
Thank you, Pagan goddess, for posting the...

Thank you, Pagan goddess, for posting the original link. I was just coming on to the forum to post it here, but you've already done so. Here is is again, just in case it got lost amid all the...
Forum: Learning at School   09-27-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 550
Posted By MamadeRumi
This is really very helpful, thank you. And it...

This is really very helpful, thank you. And it is true that my little guy has an incredible vocabulary for a 4 year old, simply because he hears and participates in our conversations and I usually...
Forum: Learning at School   09-27-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 550
Posted By MamadeRumi
Well, that is more or less what happened, so...

Well, that is more or less what happened, so maybe this is a gold mine.



Well, until recently the middle and high school options have been even grimmer than the elementary school options...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   09-27-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 828
Views: 28,413
Posted By MamadeRumi
HI ladies, I haven't been around much as I'm...

HI ladies, I haven't been around much as I'm trying to come to terms with the idea that DS will be my one and only. If older mothers nursing = no pregnancy, then that could explain my problems. DS...
Forum: Learning at School   09-26-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 550
Posted By MamadeRumi
I can see the benefits of doing that, but in this...

I can see the benefits of doing that, but in this case the exam was given one month into a kindergarten program in which they do the math in Spanish. Giving them a week or two of English math...
Forum: Learning at School   09-26-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 550
Posted By MamadeRumi
Well, I have thought of that, but I've also heard...

Well, I have thought of that, but I've also heard that to get the benefits of a dual language program you have to commit to it for several years. If I put DS in a dual language program for a few...
Forum: Learning at School   09-26-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 550
Posted By MamadeRumi
I had the chance to visit a dual language K/1...

I had the chance to visit a dual language K/1 classroom at this school yesterday, and I really loved it. The children seemed happy. The teacher seemed engaging. I could see that the students were...
Forum: Learning at School   09-21-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 550
Posted By MamadeRumi
Dual language immersion

Hi mamas, I know this topic has been covered in the past, but I don't see any really recent threads about it, so I thought I'd ask again.

What have your experiences been with dual language...
Forum: Breastfeeding   08-08-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 8,523
Posted By MamadeRumi
Well, my DS recently self weaned, shortly after...

Well, my DS recently self weaned, shortly after his 4th birthday, so I guess I can now update my post to say 50 months, and since DS is likely to be my one and only, that will be it for me. It is...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   06-26-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,794
Posted By MamadeRumi
There are a lot of unvaxxed /selectively vaxed/...

There are a lot of unvaxxed /selectively vaxed/ delayed vaxed kids in Santa Fe, NM. NM allows for a religious exemption. A few years ago they tried to eliminate "false religious exemptions" (what...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   06-25-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 506
Posted By MamadeRumi
Well, turns out this all may have been a false...

Well, turns out this all may have been a false alarm. Today the camp sent an email saying, oops, we thought that was a confirmed case of measles, but now we think it might not have been measles, and...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   06-25-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 506
Posted By MamadeRumi
That's what I thought. I looked at the CDC...

That's what I thought. I looked at the CDC website and they say the incubation is 7 to 21 days, so if the possible exposure happened last week (and that's what I'm told, that a child with a...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   06-25-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 506
Posted By MamadeRumi
Oh, good point! They, my parents, almost...

Oh, good point! They, my parents, almost certainly had measles as kids, so probably they are fine, and DS is young and healthy enough that if he does get it, well, it will really screw up our summer...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   06-25-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 506
Posted By MamadeRumi
Thank you. I will get him some Vit. A and C...

Thank you. I will get him some Vit. A and C supplements, and in the mean time keep feeding him those carrots he loves so much. But end of July? :eek:Yikes. I thought we'd know a lot sooner than...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   06-25-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 506
Posted By MamadeRumi
Question Measles at summer camp

Hi all, I just received a notice that there is a confirmed case of measles at my son's summer camp. (It's a day camp. I don't know if the sick child was in the same class as my son, but I know the...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   01-17-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 828
Views: 28,413
Posted By MamadeRumi
I'm so sorry, Chilee.

I'm so sorry, Chilee.
Forum: Trying To Conceive   12-30-2013, 08:26 PM
Replies: 828
Views: 28,413
Posted By MamadeRumi
Congrats to all with BFPs. Orangemomma, I am...

Congrats to all with BFPs. Orangemomma, I am crossing my fingers for you, and I really understand where you are at. I am also wondering how much longer I can stay on this Roller coaster. I am 44,and...
Forum: Breastfeeding   12-05-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,300
Posted By MamadeRumi
I feel so boring.  We just call it nursing. Even...

I feel so boring.  We just call it nursing. Even so there are still times when having my nearly four year old ask, "can we nurse?" in a public place can be a little awkward, but I suppose it is...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   11-14-2013, 07:14 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,794
Posted By MamadeRumi
DS has had zero vaccines.  Maybe once a year or...

DS has had zero vaccines.  Maybe once a year or less he gets a cold.  That's it.  He's never had any serious health problems.  He's never seen the inside of a hospital. (He was born at home).
Forum: Trying To Conceive   11-02-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 828
Views: 28,413
Posted By MamadeRumi
Carmen, congratulations!  What wonderful news. ...

Carmen, congratulations!  What wonderful news.
 
Innacircle, let me second the idea of getting thyroid levels tested, even if you get nothing else done.  With my ds, we were ttc for nearly two...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   10-28-2013, 03:15 PM
Replies: 828
Views: 28,413
Posted By MamadeRumi
Well, I am currently taking a small mountain of...

Well, I am currently taking a small mountain of vitamins and supplements. But I should admit that things are not going well, and last night when my husband asked me what vitamins I wanted (I take...
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