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  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     27 Mar 2012 5:21 PM

      Reluctant to get rid of toys - advice?
    Can you loan them to a friend and then get them back when your LO is born and old enough to play with them? You...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     26 Mar 2012 12:46 PM

    Hats with long flaps, bug repellent and sunscreen
    We have an i Play hat and it's awesome. They also sell the type with flaps but we have the wide brim with the adjustment...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     26 Mar 2012 12:34 PM

      Sunglasses for toddler- ideas?
    We bought DD sunglasses at Walmart with full UV protection. We let her pick them out so she actually loves wearing them! She absolutely hated...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     26 Mar 2012 12:32 PM

      You can't have two difficult babies right?
    I'm a mom of an only so can't speak from experience but my neighbor had 2 kids and thought that same as you. Her 2nd...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     26 Mar 2012 12:11 PM

      Another "Age" Question - When was it 'easier'?
    It got a bit easier when she could sit up on her own around 6 months and then really easy when she turned 18 months...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     24 Mar 2012 9:37 PM

      wwyd? late nights/naps
    As long as he's getting around 12 hours per 24 hr period I wouldn't worry. It looks like he's getting a bit at night and...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     24 Mar 2012 9:19 PM

      Daycare Dilemma.. WWYD?
    Can you afford the extra $2100 for 6 months? If you can then I'd make it easier for your DS and go that route. If...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     24 Mar 2012 9:07 PM

      Preschool vs Daycare
    He will learn the exact same stuff in daycare as he would in preschool. Preschool is (usually) for SAHM's or WAHM's who want their children...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     22 Mar 2012 10:18 PM

    Kids menus and gluten free?
    We have allergies as well and just order off the regular menu for her sometimes. We'll order chicken breast and rice no issues. She can...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     22 Mar 2012 2:25 PM

    I hate to be the bearer of bad news but it's going to be hard no matter when you do it! So just do it...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     22 Mar 2012 10:06 AM

      Sext Up Kids
    I firmly believe that we as women are very hard on ourselves and our body image. I also think that the main messages that girls...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     21 Mar 2012 1:30 PM

      Thoughts on Private School
    I've looked into it for sure. I'd love to do it but I think we're going to go the FI public school route and see...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     20 Mar 2012 12:42 PM

      Easter Baskets
    A stuffed bunny, books, chocolate and maybe a craft or stickers. I'm going to try and get everything in one place so whatever they have...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     19 Mar 2012 3:48 PM

    Allergies and testing positive for peanuts
    The only thing I can comment on is that DD tested negative for both soy and dairy but she's allergic to both! ...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     19 Mar 2012 3:45 PM

      Crayons that are baby-friendly?
    As far as I know Crayola crayons are non-toxic. Since she'll be supervised (they can be a choking hazard) she likely won't eat a full...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     19 Mar 2012 12:27 PM

      What's in your Easter eggs?
    I have to make my own dairy and soy free chocolate eggs so I have to get myself to Michaels at some point! If I...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     17 Mar 2012 10:28 AM

      At my wits end - night time wakings
    We are going through this right now with our 2.5 yr old. It started with teething and then the time change has really derailed her...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     17 Mar 2012 10:22 AM

      Toddler vitamins
    I used to give DD 1/2 of a 2 yr old vitamin. I felt that it was safe. ...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     15 Mar 2012 9:06 PM

      "Is very scary" - developmental phase?
    Yeah it sounds like she's just trying to say "no I don't wanna". Have you tried telling her that she can just say she doesn't...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     15 Mar 2012 8:54 PM

      Is she ready for potty training?
    My DD sounds very similar to yours. I know my DD is not ready because when kids are ready they start asking consistantly and hold...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     9 Mar 2012 4:51 PM

      Fear/Nightmares About Labour
    No but that sounds brutal poor you!! I did hypnobirthing one on one with a doula and we actually talked a LOT about fears and...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     9 Mar 2012 4:48 PM

      Diastasis recti (separated abdominals)
    Who knows if what I read is true or not but my abs were pretty strong and I used them way more than I should...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     9 Mar 2012 10:43 AM

      Diastasis recti (separated abdominals)
    I discovered it during my first yoga class 6 wks after giving birth. We were told to lie on our back and put our hands...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     9 Mar 2012 10:30 AM

      Manipulation and respect
    Is this the whole picture? It definately seems odd that the teachers would think this is abnormal. Do they think it's abnormal or are they...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     8 Mar 2012 9:29 AM

      thinking of becoming a sleep doula>?!
    A sleep doula saved our lives when my DD was 20 months!! I rave about them all the time. I paid $80 for a 2...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     7 Mar 2012 3:39 PM

      SAHMs days you want to go back to work...
    I'm not a SAHM but I'm a WAHM who is a DCP. I totally understand burnout!! I think this might be what you're experiencing. Try...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     7 Mar 2012 1:31 PM

      Resorts and Allergies?
    Trigirl thanks so much!!! Now I'm getting excited that this could be possible ...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     7 Mar 2012 12:40 PM

      Resorts and Allergies?
    Thanks so much!! You will have to update me when you get back as to how it went. I'm very lucky in that we're not...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     7 Mar 2012 12:31 PM

    My DD had pretty bad eczema from dairy so when we cut it out it went away. I did treat the eczema with lansinoh nipple...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     7 Mar 2012 9:34 AM

      Resorts and Allergies?
    Thanks justbriefly! It's not an anaphylactic allergy thankfully but I still don't want her to have it. In the past we've had to go to...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     7 Mar 2012 9:29 AM

      Toddler Rain/Splash Suit - 1 vs 2 pieces
    Yep! less riding up, less chance of water getting down their pants and when they fall in the puddle they don't get wet!! I have...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     6 Mar 2012 8:48 PM

      "want to!" "don't want to!"
    Yeah this is pretty normal! It might be her teeth as well. My DD is extra clingy/cranky/controlling when she's having teeth issues. I can't wait...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     6 Mar 2012 8:41 PM

      Resorts and Allergies?
    We've been invited to 2 AI weddings next year. One of them is a BIG family wedding with DH's family and the other is my...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     20 Dec 2011 4:37 PM

      Is this crazy? WWYD?
    Can you call and ask? ...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     20 Dec 2011 4:34 PM

      The tantrums
    The reason why I mentioned it was normal behavior is to let you know that sometimes there is nothing you can do about it! You're...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     20 Dec 2011 12:41 PM

      The tantrums
    First of all tantrumming is completely normal behavior at this age. She's asserting her independance which is wonderful!! I have a couple of books. One...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     20 Dec 2011 12:33 PM

      Not happy with how I handled things this morning.
    I think your expectations are a little too high here. He's looking for morning interaction with his mommy and you're shoveling him out the door....

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     20 Dec 2011 12:26 PM

      Second or more children and their "progress"
    I hate the whole "boy" myth...sorry. It sounds like you are concerned in general so why not get him assessed? I think being proactive here...

  • Miscellaneous
     19 Dec 2011 6:59 PM

      Re: Help me :( Super dry scalp.
    I had this for decades and it wasn't until a post on WB that I realized I'm allergic to sulphur!! I began using LiveClean shampoo...

  • Miscellaneous
     18 Dec 2011 6:15 PM

      Re: QUICK!! Does molasses go bad??
    My mother says it does!! ...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     18 Dec 2011 6:03 PM

      How to explain Christmas to a Toddler?
    I tell my DD (who is 2.5) that Mary and Joseph had a baby named Jesus and that Christmas is his birthday. She really has...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     25 Nov 2011 7:23 PM

      Help me stop butting heads with my 4yr old
    How about explaining to him why his behavior frustrates you. Do it at a time when you're not angry and frustrated. Then ask him if...

  • Miscellaneous
     24 Nov 2011 9:40 PM

      Re: The name Rachel
    This was my pick for my DD but DH veto'd it unfortunately! ...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     24 Nov 2011 9:35 PM

      Bathing with Toddler
    Their over the top crazy reaction is what's wrong with this scenario IMO!! Seriously. BFing is disgusting? What planet are they on? I understand that...

  • Home Life
     8 Nov 2011 10:12 PM

      Re: Bamboo floor?
    Thanks ladies! Bamboo countertops sound really nice and I did read your post about it when I searched "bamboo". It's something I never would have...

  • Home Life
     8 Nov 2011 1:50 PM

      Bamboo floor?
    I did a search and didn't turn up any threads on this. Anyone install bamboo flooring? Was it easy to install if you did it...

  • Miscellaneous
     8 Nov 2011 12:30 PM

      Re: Are most marriages happy??
    I am very happily married. Sometimes it's not all lollipops and roses but I have a partner who is willing to work on it with...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     8 Nov 2011 12:22 PM

    What toy to get for a 17 month old?
    I haven't met a toddler yet that didn't like fake food and kitchen stuff! ...

  • Miscellaneous
     7 Nov 2011 6:10 PM

      Re: Stealing from an employer?
    This isn't really work related but when I was in college there was a really nice outgoing guy in my class. He was so well...

  • Miscellaneous
     7 Nov 2011 12:56 PM

      Re: Moms and Non-Moms ... kids and dishwashers
    It's the price of business when you have guests. Most guests do annoying things and.....then you get over it ...

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