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  • Lakeland, FL
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Breastfeeding Question
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Let me first say, I really don't want this to turn into a breast vs formula argument.     Anyways, my twin girls were born on Friday and are doing great.  Like my other children, my plan was to feed…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by MandyJay Jan 2.

LRMC and Rooming In
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Maybe someone can help me with this. I am having twins and it looks likely that they will be delivered via C-section. My question is in regards to delivering at LRMC. I have heard that there is no…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Fallsmama Aug 19, 2013.

Proposed Start/End Times for All Schools
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Here is the proposed start/end times for the local schools if the budget reductions take place.…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by MonsterMom Apr 9, 2013.

High School Start Time Changes
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Wondering if anyone knows how this is going to work?http://www.theledger.com/article/20130319/NEWS/130319004?tc=cr …Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Deborah P. Storck Mar 25, 2013.

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MonsterMom replied to Shawn Spivey's discussion Prenatal Testing Accuracy Rates Questioned
"But these are only screening tests.  It's like the quad test and nuchal fold thickness test.  They give an indication that the parents can then use to do a cvs or amnio. I myself just went straight to cvs with my pregnancies.  I…"
Tuesday
MonsterMom replied to Shawn Spivey's discussion Mother Becomes Enraged When Teacher Says, "No Thanks" to Share Vagina Cookies
"Wow is all I can say.  The teacher absolutely did the right thing by not passing out the cookies.  School is not the place for a parent (or anyone else) to push their political agenda (which, to me, this was political). "
Oct 4
MonsterMom replied to Shawn Spivey's discussion Ebola case is the first diagnosed in the U.S.
"I read that the patient got a visa on Sept 2.  I don't understand why the State Dept. is granting visas to citizens of affected nations.  "
Oct 3
MonsterMom replied to Shawn Spivey's discussion Ebola case is the first diagnosed in the U.S.
"Just a hypothetical question:  If your child/grandchild comes in contact with bodily fluid of an ebola victim, would you refuse the vaccine as a precaution?   If they contracted Ebola, would you refuse the…"
Oct 2
MonsterMom replied to Shawn Spivey's discussion Farewell, family meal? Stress of cooking may outweigh benefits
"This is the rule in my house---eat the meal or have cereal.  Either way, they must sit at the table and have a meal as a family.  I am more concerned that we spend time together for a meal than what they are…"
Sep 9
MonsterMom replied to Shawn Spivey's discussion What Do You Think About Our Back-To-School Start Date?
"Here's a link to the issues involving our start times and how the tourist industry is against moving start dates…"
Sep 6
MonsterMom replied to Shawn Spivey's discussion What Do You Think About Our Back-To-School Start Date?
"They didn't change it due to hurricane season.  The FL legislature pushed a bill (backed by the tourist industry) that  schools could not start more than 2 weeks before Labor Day.  The rep. who sponsored the bill…"
Sep 6
MonsterMom replied to Shawn Spivey's discussion A Babysitter Costs HOW Much?
"I pay 5 an hour per child.  So, with 6 children, the going rate is 30 an hour at my house.  However, a sitter really does not need to watch my oldest children (they pretty much entertain themselves and stay in their rooms reading/tv…"
Aug 20
MonsterMom replied to Amanda Salm's discussion Good Pediatric DR in Lakeland
"But do they take insurance?  I have heard they do not accept insurance.  "
Aug 14
MonsterMom replied to Shawn Spivey's discussion Dad Doesn't Want to Cut Umbilical Cord
"My husband cut the cords of three of our children.  I actually requested to cut my youngest son's cord.  The OB seemed a little shocked but was OK with it.  It was pretty tough to cut through.  With the twins, my husband and…"
Aug 13
MonsterMom replied to Shawn Spivey's discussion Back to School 2014
"The times have changed so that all schools are on the same schedule.  High schools start at 7, elementary at 8, and middle at 9 (although some middles have a different time).  This was something the new superintendent…"
Aug 6
MonsterMom replied to Shawn Spivey's discussion Down's Baby Abandoned With Surrogate
"All of this should have been detailed in the surrogate contract.  Termination of the pregnancy information is normally in a contract.  This is a match that should never have been made since the couple and surrogate have differing…"
Aug 5
MonsterMom replied to Shawn Spivey's discussion Birth Certificate and Passport Woes After Homebirths?
"I don't think a homebirth with a midwife would pose a problem.  I could see an issue with a home birth with no witnesses and no "proof" that the mother gave birth (ie a medical exam, etc).  In that case, a…"
Jul 30
MonsterMom replied to Shawn Spivey's discussion 11 Reasons to Paint Your Interior Doors Black
"The black doors looked ok but I wonder how they would look in a "regular" house that wasn't staged by an interior decorator in those photos.  Also, many of those photos showed very spacious rooms.  Wonder how this would look…"
Jul 25
MonsterMom replied to Shawn Spivey's discussion 6 Veggies You Only Think You Don't Like
"I will actually eat/serve 6 of the 7.  Beets are the one that I cannot stand so I don't serve it.     My taste preferences definitely influence my kids since I will not cook/offer any food that I don't like. …"
Jul 22
MonsterMom replied to Shawn Spivey's discussion How to Clean Your Filthy Dishwasher
"I use Finish Dishwasher cleaner.  It is really easy.  Just pop in the container of cleaner and run it on the hottest cycle.  Leaves the dishwasher clean.  I clean it once a month. "
Jul 21

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At 9:03am on December 27, 2013, Shawn Spivey said…

I've been thinking of you non-stop.  I hope you're enjoying pure baby bliss and recovering nicely.   Good luck!    

 
 
 

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