Hi Amy -- I just got on this board to look for similar support. I could have typed your post word for word! In fact, my DD was born on the same day as your DS! No advice here -- just support. You are definitely not alone!
You've given me hope! I just got up from spending another hour trying to get DD (19 months) to fall asleep nursing (the only way she will). Light at the end of the tunnel!
Congatulations! May this be the start of a new trend for you!!
My DD is 19 months and quite the hugger/kisser too! She likes to grab smaller babies and bear hug them from behind! I don't want to squash her affection but it does sometimes turn into more of an assault!