Tag Archives: braces

Still Swamped – Possibly Forever

August has been crazy.  My son had a three appointment journey to an expander, preparing for braces.  They tried it in his mouth and his first words were, “Take it out!”.  He’s 12 and when young went through three and … Continue reading

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School’s Out – and They’re Bored

My youngest can make Eeyore look like a barrel of laughs at times.  Within a couple hours of his release from school for the summer, he was bored.  We went to the library and loaded up Monday after school, and … Continue reading

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Sibling Drama and a Great Find

On Tuesday my middle (sensory) child got her full braces on.  She’d been wearing rubber bands for two months for alignment, and getting that hardware off made her nervous and she cried a bit, but she really pulled it together … Continue reading

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A Good Deal

I found a bargain in the clearance of our grocery store yesterday!  Yeast which doesn’t expire until March 2015 was half price, and I bake.  Needless to say, I scooped up ten packages and wondered if I ought to get … Continue reading

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Odds and Ends

My eldest got her braces off early last week and today got her bi-annual cleaning.  She’s still smiling.  Things have improved so much in the world of orthodontics.  She only has to wear the retainers full time for two weeks … Continue reading

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It’s rarely dull around here

Tuesday morning my son complained about two mosquito bites.  He and my middle child often swell up greatly with mosquito bites.  I even got a call from the school once about one.  I didn’t pay too much attention to it, … Continue reading

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The Wii was worth it

The braces are on, and now I understand the value of the Wii in the waiting area.  After two hours of waiting for his sister, my youngest was getting impatient.  What would it have been like if he hadn’t been … Continue reading

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