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emmy_jayne

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  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     9 Jun 2012 1:35 PM

      SAHM's...a question/opinion/help!
    Being a SAHM was sort of always the plan for us and my DH worked extra hard in the years before we had kids so...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     9 Jun 2012 11:54 AM

      When to they take a cup?
    My DD has been able to drink (without help) from a normal cup since she was around 2 I think.. she could drink from it...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     8 Jun 2012 3:35 AM

      When to they take a cup?
    Both my DD and my DS never took a bottle. I started offering a sippy cup of water at six months (when they started solids),...

  • Starting a Family
     31 May 2012 8:14 PM

      I'm baaaaaaaaack!
    Woohoo!! Now I can start stalking... hee hee ...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     24 May 2012 8:45 PM

      2nd+ timers: How did you introduce your LOs?
    DD was 21 months when DS was born. She would point to my belly if I asked her where "baby brother" was but I don't...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     24 May 2012 1:23 PM

      Baths for kids of different gender
    I wash mine together, but they are only 3 and 15 months old. I've been wondering the same thing (when I should separate them).. I...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     24 May 2012 12:30 PM

      Too much Toilet Paper...wwyd?
    Sorry, the imagery made me giggle a little But I can see how that would be very frustrating if it was happening all the time!...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     7 May 2012 7:08 AM

      Hand sanitizer?
    I don't (though I can understand the convenience of it). The very high alcohol content (62% ) freaks me out, and I don't really want...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     25 Apr 2012 1:38 PM

      spin- putting away the grocery cart
    I put the kids in the car, lock the car door and then put the cart away. I always try to park close to the...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     18 Apr 2012 2:10 PM

      What's up with the '.'?
    I was wondering the same thing. My only thought might be that they are looking to add some extra anonymity to their posts? For example...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     12 Apr 2012 1:09 PM

      Ideas for keeping toddler busy while nursing #2?
    I used to nurse DS on the couch and DD would bring me books to read her while I was nursing... sometimes I'd ask her...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     12 Apr 2012 12:04 PM

      Ouch!
    LOL! So funny when they pick up on a novel new phrase and use it for everything under the sun. Can get pretty annoying after...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     3 Apr 2012 9:39 AM

      What has your child(ren) done lately?
    LOL K is so cute/funny!! For DD I have to brag that her potty training seems to be sticking this time (after multiple attempts in...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     23 Mar 2012 9:03 PM

      X-Post 22 month age gap?
    Mine are 21 months apart, and I found it to be a challenging age gap. If I were to do it again I would probably...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     14 Mar 2012 9:45 PM

    Books for bringing home a new baby
    A friend of ours got "I'm a Big Sister" by Ronne Randall for DD when her brother was born, it's a great little story with...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     12 Mar 2012 6:50 AM

      What did your toddler name his/her stuffies/dolls?
    DD has only just recently started naming a few of her stuffies and toys. So far: -All teddy bears are called either "Booty" or "Booby"...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     11 Mar 2012 1:23 PM

      She doesn't like her sister...
    I totally hear you, as soon as DS started crawling it was like WW3 in our house! "F.elix go back to mommy?" "F.elix touched me!!"...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     6 Mar 2012 8:35 PM

      When did your toddler stop using a high chair?
    DD started refusing to sit in the high chair around her 2nd birthday, and has sat in a regular chair since then... she is pretty...

  • Miscellaneous
     6 Mar 2012 8:17 AM

      Re: Wearing your ring(s)
    I never wear either of them.. I'm not a big jewelry person I guess, and the stone on my e-ring is set fairly high so...

  • Miscellaneous
     6 Mar 2012 8:13 AM

      Re: How do you eat a... kiwi?
    That's how we ate them at home too! I peel/slice them for my kids but once they are old enough I'll be showing them how...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     1 Mar 2012 12:49 PM

      March Mommies - Our last month here!
    I refuse to believe that Felix is a technically a toddler.. refuse to believe it! Despite the fact he is walking he just still seems...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     6 Feb 2012 2:30 PM

      pull-ups and diaper rash?
    I find the easy-ups way better too.. I also find they fit better and are easier to pull up since the velcro isn't in the...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     4 Feb 2012 12:24 PM

      Looking for a Winter Coat in February...ugh.
    I just got one for DS at Walmart for $9 on clearance! It's not fancy but works fine for the car. ...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     1 Jan 2012 11:19 PM

      Julianna's OALASWI (belated by 1 week)
    She is just too sweet! Happy OALASWI J!! ...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     5 Dec 2011 9:03 PM

      Joovy Caboose Ultralight?
    I have the Ultralight and meh, I don't love it. Maybe because I am so used to my Bumbleride Indie but I find it difficult...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     4 Oct 2011 5:02 PM

      BFing too often?
    Both mine fed every 2 hours for a loooong time... much longer than the average I think. DS started to stretch it out to 3...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     3 Oct 2011 2:15 PM

      Gender reveal!!
    Hooray!!! Congrats, I'm so happy for you both!! Little girls rock! ...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     29 Sep 2011 7:48 PM

      At what age for snacks such as....
    I'm pretty sure we started with those kinds of snacks at some point after 12 months, but before 18 months. ...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     28 Sep 2011 12:40 PM

      What Age to Start Trick or Treating?
    I answered 'other' because this will be the first year we are taking DD out, and she will be 2.5 years old. We didn't take...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     27 Sep 2011 9:04 PM

      Is there ever any silence? A vent, I guess...
    Ugh I hear you!! You know that Family Guy clip where Stewie is all "Mommy? Mommy? Mommy? Mommy? Momma? Momma? Momma?".. I feel like that's...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     26 Sep 2011 12:17 PM

      Easel recommendations
    I have one and I like it! One side for dry erase, the other side for chalk, and it also holds a big roll of...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     26 Sep 2011 7:05 AM

      Why my day sucked
    Ick, it sure sounds like one of those days.. And AF to top it off!! Hoping everyone feels better soon! ...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     25 Sep 2011 1:17 PM

      what age for a bedtime?
    With DD she didn't have a set bedtime until around 2-3 months old. This time around with DS we started pretty much right away.. We...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     23 Sep 2011 3:22 PM

      Babes who won't take bottles ...
    Tell me about it! DS doesn't take a bottle and I have a wedding to go to in 2 weeks.. looks like we're taking him...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     22 Sep 2011 9:27 PM

      When did your LO move to one nap?
    Mine was 15 months, but I know there are many who go down to one nap around 12 months. Sounds like your DD may be...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     20 Sep 2011 3:07 PM

      when did LO drop nap #3?
    I think my DD was around 8-9 months old? But up until then she was only napping 45 minutes max, so she needed more naps...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     19 Sep 2011 4:06 PM

      Anyone interested in a family planning thread?
    DH is on the fence about having a third, but he knows that I want another one (eventually) so he's trying to keep an open...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     14 Sep 2011 1:15 PM

      What age to start skating?
    They have a free parent & tot skate here twice a week and I'm going to try taking DD next week I think (she is...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     14 Sep 2011 9:42 AM

      At what age did you stop rear facing car seat?
    20 months for DD, but only because DS was due the next month and we needed the passenger side for the bucket seat (DD's seat...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     13 Sep 2011 10:43 AM

      March 2011 Mommies - Month of September!!
    Snick, I haven't read the updates yet but wanted to say that it took DS much longer than DD to get it as well. I'm...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     13 Sep 2011 7:31 AM

      Laid back/ baby-led bfing
    What are the benefits you were told, out of curiosity? I did it a handful of times with my DD (and DS) just to change...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     10 Sep 2011 9:56 AM

      "Improper swaddle may damage baby's hips"
    Very interesting, I never would have thought that swaddling their legs too tight could damage their hips. We mostly used the SwaddleMe swaddlers that keep...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     9 Sep 2011 9:44 PM

      Bumbleride Indie Stroller
    I put mine in the way you do it because that's what it says to do in the manual! That's what I did with DD...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     8 Sep 2011 10:38 PM

      Bumbleride Indie Stroller
    What's the question? Mine is a 2009 as well ...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     8 Sep 2011 10:12 PM

      March 2011 Mommies - Month of September!!
    Snick - just read your updates (and #4 as well) and it sounds like your nights are going really well! Hopefully he figures out the...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     6 Sep 2011 10:58 AM

    Question about 2 wk old stool consistency
    Both my kids went through foamy poop phases in the early weeks. Happens when your milk supply is still regulating.. I vote normal and it...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     5 Sep 2011 12:46 PM

      March 2011 Mommies - Month of September!!
    I haven't been on much but I will at least answer the questions as an update! ha ha Sitting - How are the babies doing?...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     17 Aug 2011 7:39 PM

      Brag post..pro pics!
    My little boy is growing up too fast. He is almost six months and today we got some pro pics done by the wonderful and...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     8 Aug 2011 3:51 PM

      Ju Ju Be- All or BFF?
    I bought my BFF just before DS arrived, I love it! I thought the backpack straps might be handy with two and they totally are.....

  • New Moms - The First Year
     20 Jul 2011 12:48 PM

      Still in pain?
    With DD I had an episiotomy and some bad tearing (3rd degree), and it definitely took awhile to heal. Longer than I expected. About 12...

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