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Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   09-12-2014, 07:43 PM
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Views: 794
Posted By sassyfirechick
Interested to see how this all plays out. DH...

Interested to see how this all plays out. DH called in a panic tonight because the children's hospital released a statement that its now in CT - but none of the 8 cases have even been tested, never...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-12-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 162
Posted By sassyfirechick
I'd be ok with it bc my 2.5 yr is the same way -...

I'd be ok with it bc my 2.5 yr is the same way - hyper verbal, very sweet with other kids, occasionally shy with pushy ones, but overall I'd look at it more like a Montessori group where you have...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-12-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 204
Posted By sassyfirechick
I've had baseboard heaters my whole life with...

I've had baseboard heaters my whole life with various furnace systems from oil to gas and they never get "hot". We just did a cleaning of the ones in DD's room - found 2 melissa and doug chunky...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   09-10-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 201
Posted By sassyfirechick
I had good luck by joining a local ton me crunchy...

I had good luck by joining a local ton me crunchy moms group on FB and that's where I've had the best luck with all the various holistic providers I've sought out!
Forum: Vaccinations   08-27-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,317
Posted By sassyfirechick
Sorry momma! I do follow some of the SD board...

Sorry momma! I do follow some of the SD board because that's where we started our journey, and I did get the email notification of your post but by then it was already gone so I couldn't read or...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-26-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 707
Posted By sassyfirechick
Breastfeed, hand washing, vit c, and don't let...

Breastfeed, hand washing, vit c, and don't let people come over if they have any symptoms of being ill or have been exposed to someone in the last week or two who was ill. It's a simple formula that...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-23-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 332
Posted By sassyfirechick
I don't think there was anything special or magic...

I don't think there was anything special or magic to our transition, we just made the decision that for her 2nd birthday, DD was getting her big girl bed - aka converted the crib to toddler bed. She...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   08-21-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 232
Posted By sassyfirechick
Yep, find a local crunchy group! Most have...

Yep, find a local crunchy group! Most have facebook pages if you're on there and will have lots of recommendations for your area.
Forum: Gentle Discipline   08-21-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 667
Posted By sassyfirechick
Everything has a place then it's easier to clean...

Everything has a place then it's easier to clean up - we've have a set bin or basket for legos, wood blocks, cars, disney characters, little people....you name it, it has a designated bin. If DD...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   08-19-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 620
Posted By sassyfirechick
Thank you! This is totally the time frame I was...

Thank you! This is totally the time frame I was thinking of last winter when DD and I were nearing the middle part of the "cold" and thus lead me to believe WC (we did use the vit c protocol early on...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-19-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 433
Posted By sassyfirechick
Hep B and pertussis will, without a doubt, be the...

Hep B and pertussis will, without a doubt, be the first major hurdles you will face regarding vaccination. Heb B is the very fist vaccination they would receive in the hospital and probably one of...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-18-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 362
Posted By sassyfirechick
Do you baby/toddler wear? If you could nurse the...

Do you baby/toddler wear? If you could nurse the baby in a carrier while playing with the older one, or vise versa that might take some pressure off. We have a very high needs, intensive toddler,...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-18-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,771
Posted By sassyfirechick
I have it said to ignore a certain person in...

I have it said to ignore a certain person in question to prevent my further UA violation BUT I don't think that does any good for those who stumble upon these threads and have to see the hostility...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   08-18-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 620
Posted By sassyfirechick
Vit C and breastfeeding! Somewhere there's a...

Vit C and breastfeeding! Somewhere there's a thread on here with links that show how pertussis plays out over the course of the 100 or so days so you might be able to search and find that or if...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-15-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,773
Posted By sassyfirechick
It's horrible how so many of the comments blindly...

It's horrible how so many of the comments blindly defend the vaccine and how many people immediately jump on the lawyer and journalist as "having an agenda"....as if the vaccine industry doesn't!!
Forum: Vaccinations   08-14-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,773
Posted By sassyfirechick
Problem: You don't KNOW if it is a mild illness...

Problem: You don't KNOW if it is a mild illness until it has run it's course. Like you said yourself, it's very common to feel fine one minute and then go downhill very quickly the same day. Thus...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-14-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 712
Posted By sassyfirechick
Economic Left/Right: -4.12 Social...

Economic Left/Right: -4.12
Social Libertarian/Authoritarian: -4.41

I'm ok hanging out with Gandhi on the charts :love We're non-vax...and when I say we, I mean myself (fully vaxxed as a child...
Forum: Baby Health   08-13-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 599
Posted By sassyfirechick
Hopefully things are back to normal for you but...

Hopefully things are back to normal for you but please be sure to report any and all reactions following vaccination (even if it seems trivial or even if the pediatrician tells you "those are normal...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-12-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,403
Posted By sassyfirechick
We switched to a Naturopath after being booted...

We switched to a Naturopath after being booted from the the pediatricians after a year - she doesn't accept insurance and even tho I have NP coverage they consider her out of network and my...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   08-12-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 543
Posted By sassyfirechick
Mine is only 2.5 so we haven't even come close to...

Mine is only 2.5 so we haven't even come close to discussion yet, BUT, I would say that if you state upfront to the doc that you are opposed due to religious reasons and she still insists on...
Forum: Vaccinations   08-11-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,773
Posted By sassyfirechick
Bolding mine - YES!! Who wants to give up...

Bolding mine - YES!! Who wants to give up everything that they've worked so hard for to be shunned by the very community they sough to be a part of? I think the rise in the number of NP's is...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   08-11-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 775
Posted By sassyfirechick
:jumpers

:jumpers
Forum: Vaccinations   08-10-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,773
Posted By sassyfirechick
Are you seriously bringing up seatbelts in a...

Are you seriously bringing up seatbelts in a discussion about a teen who died hours after receiving a vaccine?! My cousin was 19 years old, a genius IQ, hit by a drunk driver and died....entrapped...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   08-10-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 388
Posted By sassyfirechick
You have to have an idea ahead of time when you...

You have to have an idea ahead of time when you want to do them or just tell the pediatrician when you go that you are simply not ready to vax at that time. Some will be pushier than others, I had...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   08-08-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 481
Posted By sassyfirechick
:rotflmao Oh man, too bad we ditched our ped for...

:rotflmao Oh man, too bad we ditched our ped for an ND but I need to bank this for any possible emergency situations that could arise!

Definitely get your moneys worth while there, hold them...
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