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  • Posted 04/14/2014 11:39:10 EDT

    I have a couple of questions for all of you about potty training. Last night, DS peed on the potty for the first time, to much fanfare from DH and I, who were both sitting in the bathroom with him bec more »

  • Posted 04/02/2014 11:27:46 EDT

    Yeah, the language thing makes sense to me, based on my DS. I thought the sleep disruptions/clinginess were only related to physical milestones like crawling or walking, but in my experience it seems more »

  • Posted 04/01/2014 03:12:21 EDT

    Poppy, we went through a few phases of this with my DS around this age, all thankfully pretty short-lived. I think the most recent one coincided with a language explosion. I think it was around that t more »

  • Posted 04/01/2014 11:25:05 EDT

    Congrats, Northern!  Chiclet, go to a good shoe store (not sure where you're located but I go to Abbott's in North Reading -- they're great) and ask them for help. There is a particular kind of toddle more »

  • Posted 03/19/2014 01:14:29 EDT

    It was me asking about dentists, and thanks for the tips! We supposedly have a good pediatric practice near me, so I think I might just bring DS (2) for an introductory appointment to ease my mind. Ma more »

  • Posted 03/13/2014 08:09:25 EDT

    Thanks, all! Cwag, I'm going to try making it into a game - he usually responds well to stuff like that when he's resisting diaper changes, etc. And I might take your advice, Summer, and take him to a more »

  • Posted 03/12/2014 12:57:36 EDT

    ALS - So scary! Glad she's okay! WPP - Congrats on the move! I grew up in NH and Concord is lovely. I am stressing over DS's teeth. He turned 2 last month, and we've been brushing his teeth for the be more »

  • Posted 03/06/2014 08:28:40 EST

    Memes, no great advice from me, but FWIW, I remember posting something similar when DS was around this age. I agree with Med that it may be a developmental stage. I don't know the psychology around it more »

  • Posted 03/06/2014 08:24:21 EST

    It sounds like you guys need to stop trying for awhile and seek some counseling. Yes, trying to conceive is stressful, but you should both be trying to be a team, not blaming each other and talking ab more »

  • Posted 03/03/2014 02:47:57 EST

    I feel your pain, Summer! DS is obsessed with Mickey Mouse Clubhouse. He's even more relentless about wanting to watch cat videos on YouTube (thanks to DH) and videos of himself on our iPad (little na more »

  • Posted 02/26/2014 12:42:19 EST

    Thanks, IPW - I didn't think to check on that! It is AFLAC I'm thinking of getting, and though I expect it'll be more than a year, I would be pretty PO'ed if I got pg early and was ineligible.  I did more »

  • Posted 02/25/2014 02:13:44 EST

    Clc, so sorry about the stomach bug! Med - sorry DS has been sick! We're back in cold and stomach bug land over here, too. Will winter EVER end? My DS definitely eats more variety in a group setting w more »

  • Forum Post: February TTC 2014

    Posted 02/25/2014 02:00:04 EST

    Kat - Hope next month brings good news for you! DH and I are kind of delaying full-fledged trying for a few more months. We have a bunch of stuff coming up that it would be better if I weren't pg for more »

  • Posted 02/11/2014 09:42:40 EST

    In response to clc51510's comment: [QUOTE] My DS can generally play independently for 15-20 minutes.  Sometimes more but he often wants me in the room.  He has a playroom with most of his toys in it a more »

  • Posted 02/10/2014 02:36:24 EST

    Thanks for the feedback, all. Good to know this is normal, and will pass! I do wonder if it's developmental. DS is acquiring new words pretty rapidly and becoming somewhat interested in the potty (tho more »

  • Posted 02/06/2014 01:09:07 EST

    Ctown, it really sounds like you've tried everything. Hopefully the method this morning continues to work! 4:45 really is too early (I say even as someone who gets up at that hour for work!). I don't more »

  • Forum Post: January 2014 TTC

    Posted 01/27/2014 04:00:04 EST

    Since I've officially taken my last bc pill, I'm jumping on here. My DS will be 2 next month, and I have all intentions of being more "relaxed" (ha!) this time around TTC, but now that I'm officially more »

  • Posted 01/27/2014 11:50:57 EST

    Clc, I wish I had great advice but we have been in the same boat with DS for a long time now. I try to sneak veggies in through homemade veggie burgers, and for some reason DS loves the Dr. Praeger's more »

  • Posted 01/14/2014 08:15:13 EST

    So sorry for your loss, Clc :-(.

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  • Posted 01/08/2014 09:52:48 EST

    Congrats, Clc! So exciting!  IPW, hugs to you! The first week will be the hardest, and just remember your DS is in good, loving hands. My DS is going to be 2 next month. On the one hand, I can't belie more »

  • Posted 12/09/2013 01:00:22 EST

    Med - Just wanted to offer my sympathy on your last post in the November boards. Those days are awful, and I have them more of than I'd like! All you can do is forgive yourself and move on, but it sti more »

  • Posted 12/05/2013 01:07:57 EST

    Thanks, Wed! That price is actually what the Groupon costs, so I think the one you have might be a better bet for us. I think this may be one of DS' 2nd birthday presents in a couple months!

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  • Posted 12/05/2013 12:08:14 EST

    Poppy, if it helps, same thing happened to us when we went from 2-1 nap with DS. He'd been napping at 9 and 2, and when we went to 1 we tried putting him down at 11, and he'd sleep an hour or less. I more »

  • Posted 12/04/2013 08:22:35 EST

    Sorry for starting a whole new thread, but there's an Eversave deal on today for $65 for $100 toward a Radio Flyer Build a Trike. We'd been thinking of getting a tricycle for DS for Christmas or his b more »

  • Posted 12/03/2013 02:53:19 EST

    Oh, Poppy, that doesn't sound good! Anything the crowd wisdom might be able to help you with? Fram - Thanks -- might be a good idea! DS's daycare sometimes puts him down as early as 12:30, and, coinci more »

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