Originally Posted by Queen of Cups
Yep, the same type of stuff here. Like the fact that I make sure there are lots of healty fats in Killy's diet. MIL thinks kids should only get skim milk because they shouldn't have too much fat. But, she thinks its weird that I don't give him juice.
: Sometimes I forget how lucky I am; neither my mother nor MIL would ever suggest that I give the kids skim milk (they're skinny enough!) or that I add juice to their diets.
A few months ago, FIL said something to me about juice-- he'd seen something on TV about juice having a lot of sugar and not being good for kids to have all the time. I just smiled and nodded, he was so proud to be "educating" me on the dangers of juice.
Then SIL walked in and said, "Um, I think Rynna knew that already, she's always been very strict about the amount of juice that the kids drink... why do you think they only get one 4-oz juice box a day when they're here?"
: It was pretty funny.
Sleep-- BooBah likes to go to sleep around 8:30-9:00 and wake around 8:00. She takes one nap every other day, either around 11:45 am or around 3:00pm, but not both and rarely two days in a row. I'm probably going to take the kids out today, so she's very likely to nap around 3.
I know that there's a wide range of normal when it comes to sleep at this age; some two year olds still nap twice a day, others don't nap much at all.
I'm pretty sure that BooBah's getting enough sleep most of the time, so I don't worry about her. BeanBean, however, has gotten to the point where he fights sleep.
This morning, though, he woke up and said, "That was a good night's sleep!" before trotting off to the bathroom. It was pretty sweet.
BooBah's climbing experiments have been more dangerous lately-- like right now, she's climbing on the back of the chair that I'm sitting in while singing "ABC" at the top of her lungs. The thing is, she's singing and not paying attention to where her feet are at all. I'm terrified that she's going to crack her head open this summer, and I won't be able to catch her because I don't run quickly with Bella in the sling.
We've also been having some major biting issues lately, primarily with BooBah biting BeanBean.
She actually broke skin on his back twice yesterday, and last night as they were going to bed she bit his finger.
I'm not sure if it's the teeth coming in (she's still working on her canines) or something else, but I can't deal with her biting BeanBean, it's just not right. I'm so tempted to get her a wooden chew-toy, like the kind that you give to small animals? Or maybe one of those bones that you give to dogs... but they can't be good for babies.
At least she's only bitten Bella twice altogether..