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Forum Post: Holiday gifts for Early Intervention Specialists?
Posted 11/10/2011 05:07:07 EST
Medford--if your child is at a center, ask around. Things can get CRAZY with holiday gifts at daycare. A friend had her daughter at a center where they literally took up a cash collection for the sta more »
Forum Post: Brighton/Newton pediatrician
Posted 11/08/2011 11:18:06 EST
I very much like my pediatrician--Wanessa Risko at Chestnut Hill Pediatrics. They aren't so far from Brighton Center. http://www.chestnuthillpeds.com/index.html Dr. Risko was recommended by a friend more »
Forum Post: developmental delays/EI options
Posted 10/26/2011 11:53:42 EDT
There is an annual fee is based on income that is on top of the cost paid by your insurance company. I don't recall the full range of the annual fee. It can be a few hundred dollars if you are in the more »
Posted 10/26/2011 09:55:52 EDT
My 3-year old is on the autism spectrum, which was diagnosed around her third birthday. We had her evaluated for EI after her 2.5-year appointment and I wish we had done it at 2 years because their s more »
Forum Post: Working moms - How do you do it?
Posted 08/18/2011 01:33:07 EDT
Clearly you've hit a nerve with the number of thoughtful responses this post has generated! I think all of the suggestions here are good, as is the perspective that everyone else doesn't have it toge more »
Forum Post: Therapist or counselor in downtown Boston?
Posted 08/15/2011 03:53:47 EDT
I have two little kids and am feeling overwhelmed. I'd like to talk a professional to help me sort through my feelings, but I don't know where to start in finding someone. I've looked on my insurance more »
Forum Post: Preconception visit with OB?
Posted 08/10/2011 11:56:05 EDT
I highly doubt an OB would explore the question of your progesterone level without evidence that it is a problem (charting is not an exact science). Likewise, most OBs won't explore possible causes of more »
Forum Post: Function Locations?
Posted 08/01/2011 03:17:25 EDT
The crestview in Woburn. more »
Forum Post: Downtown day care recommendations?
Posted 07/13/2011 02:22:44 EDT
My children attend daycare at Buds & Blossoms in Chinatown. It is run by the Asian American Civic Association and is a Mandarin immersion program. The price is much more reasonable than Bright Horizo more »
Forum Post: Dad's Groups/ Stay at home dads - input from stay at home moms too
Posted 07/12/2011 03:02:29 EDT
My husband has stayed home with both of our daughters at different stages of their lives (some was planned, some was due to a lay-off). I'd reiterate that being home with the baby all day doesn't leav more »
Forum Post: Mini Rant - "Medals" for hands on Dad
Posted 03/10/2011 01:47:16 EST
I have kind of a unique perspective because DH is a part-time SAHD and I work full-time. Even before this arrangement, he has been an equal partner in parenting decisons and parenting duties. (I dare more »
Forum Post: Manual Pumps
Posted 03/08/2011 04:25:48 EST
Re the original question about manual pumps: I bought one to have a lightweight travel option and I was barely able to get anything out. Other women swear by them, so I do wonder if I wasn't using i more »
Forum Post: Infant Carseat question...Graco
Posted 03/07/2011 03:14:42 EST
I just had my Snugride 32 inspected yesterday and we discussed the handle being up. The state trooper doing the inspection said that for years they told you to keep it down because it causes the seat more »
Forum Post: Nipple Shields - Anyone use them all the time?
Posted 03/03/2011 11:31:22 EST
I used a nipple shield exclusively for 5 weeks due to latch issues. The big downside, in my experience, is that the baby does not eat as efficiently with the shield, resulting in a poor supply. I had more »
Forum Post: Toddler Games?
Posted 02/25/2011 01:53:38 EST
We decorated cookies at my daughter's 2nd birthday party. (Sugar cookies with premade tubes of icing and a variety of small candies). It was funny. It didn't occur to me that the kids would eat the c more »
Forum Post: How long on pill for?
Posted 07/29/2010 04:51:37 EDT
I became pregnant with older child within 4 months of stopping the pill after about 8-9 years of use, but I wasn't trying for the first two months. Essentially I got pregnant the second month. While e more »