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Shawn Spivey replied to Shawn Spivey's discussion Back to School 2014
"It happens every year, right when school starts back, someone gets sick.  My daughter, Lillian complained about not feeling well before bedtime and through the night woke with fever.  I had some fun things planned for this three day…"
1 hour ago
Shawn Spivey posted a discussion

Patience In Breaking Thumb Sucking

Parenting Column by Jodie LynnMy granddaughter is four and still sucks her thumb. My daughter doesn't have a problem with it. However, the dentist told her that it could affect my granddaughter's teeth. What have other grandparents and parents done that have helped their kids to stop sucking their thumbs?My four-year-old grandson used to suck his three middle fingers. In the beginning, he did suck his thumb but by the time he was five, he changed to the other fingers. The dentist said he wasn't…See More
1 hour ago
Shawn Spivey replied to Jmarr's discussion Does this bother anyone else?
"Actually Jmarr, it does.   We, as in, the kids too, order water with no lemon when we eat out.   Everytime.  And I do love it when people will actually remember our order right when we get there.  Now that's…"
2 hours ago
twinmami01 replied to Jmarr's discussion Does this bother anyone esle?
"Most of these restaurants/businesses have required scripts. Their goal is to upsell and make a profit."
3 hours ago
Jmarr replied to Jmarr's discussion Does this bother anyone esle?
"I got the impression the 40-50 something year old ice cream server was the owner of the shop because of her conversations she was having with the other people around. But you are right...there are a lot more important things to worry about! I guess…"
4 hours ago
Roger DeWitt replied to Jmarr's discussion Does this bother anyone esle?
"nice reply"
9 hours ago
MR Mom replied to Jmarr's discussion Does this bother anyone esle?
"I don't know, as a child myself once I noticed how different people caught my attention. I mean odd people, nothing personal about yourself, but that was me, just seeing life go by odd people have always caught my attention. I have learned a…"
12 hours ago
Jmarr posted a discussion

Does this bother anyone esle?

This is more directed toward parents with kids who have health issues (diabetes, gastrointestinal problems, food allergies, gluten intolerance, etc) and parents who chose healthier food options for their families.I can not stand it when the servers at restaurants pick the meals for my kids. We avoid food colorings and certain soda sometimes because it can effect my son's tics. If he orders milk, the server will immediately say "white or chocolate?" If he wanted chocolate milk, he would say…See More
17 hours ago

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Back to School 2014 27 Replies

Started by Shawn Spivey in The School Years. Last reply by Shawn Spivey 1 hour ago.

Does this bother anyone else? 5 Replies

Started by Jmarr in Family Health, Fashion and Beauty. Last reply by Shawn Spivey 2 hours ago.

Doctors Warn Against Raw Milk for Kids, Pregnant Women 5 Replies

Started by Shawn Spivey in Pregnancy and Labor. Last reply by 18watt_fan 21 hours ago.

Creepy Halloween Theme Park Signs Are Back 6 Replies

Started by Shawn Spivey in General Chat Mom to Mom. Last reply by Proud Mom 23 hours ago.

I Stayed in a Hotel Room That Killed Three People 6 Replies

Started by Shawn Spivey in Family Health, Fashion and Beauty. Last reply by Shawn Spivey yesterday.

Pregnancy and Births of the Famous 36 Replies

Started by Shawn Spivey in Pop Culture. Last reply by Shawn Spivey yesterday.

If it's crazy, it happened in Florida 3 Replies

Started by Shawn Spivey in Topics of Today. Last reply by Shawn Spivey yesterday.

MasterChef is Casting in South Florida on OCT 4th

Started by Shawn Spivey in Pop Culture yesterday.

Expert Parenting Advice vs. Actual Parenting Reality 1 Reply

Started by Shawn Spivey in Birth to Preschooler. Last reply by MandyJay yesterday.

Dinner Tonight 80 Replies

Started by MandyJay in Your Home. Last reply by Shawn Spivey on Thursday.

Pets Sad When School Starts Back

Started by Shawn Spivey in General Chat Mom to Mom on Thursday.

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