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Forum: Babywearing   04-01-2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 5,619
Posted By Amanda1
I love not having to lug around a big stroller...

I love not having to lug around a big stroller everwhere and having baby close while I chase around my toddler
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-27-2012, 10:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 243
Posted By Amanda1
What about a nice wooden kitchen? We made an...

What about a nice wooden kitchen? We made an awesome one out of an old entertainment center, DS loves it and every kid who comes over loves to play with it. Then when people dont know what to get...
Forum: Family Safety   11-23-2012, 01:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 345
Posted By Amanda1
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by skycheattraffic http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1366395/extended-rf-carseats-canada#post_17179284)

I...
Forum: Family Safety   11-22-2012, 09:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 345
Posted By Amanda1
I just want to add to look at the height limits...

I just want to add to look at the height limits too! I bought a britax because of the height weight limit, DS (2.5) is only 35 lbs and the limit is 40 but he is now too tall and we have to decide...
Forum: Women's Health   10-09-2012, 12:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,053
Posted By Amanda1
Oh, and he hasnt complained of a headache since...

Oh, and he hasnt complained of a headache since that night :)
Forum: Women's Health   10-09-2012, 12:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,053
Posted By Amanda1
Yup, I took him to the dr to ease Dh's...

Yup, I took him to the dr to ease Dh's mind...and mine a bit too I suppose. She said he is fine, didn't seem to be anything wrong since he was his usual happy self most of the time. She figured it...
Forum: Women's Health   09-30-2012, 09:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,053
Posted By Amanda1
DS had a fever of about 101-102 two days ago and...

DS had a fever of about 101-102 two days ago and pretty much slept/ was lethargic from 4 pm - 7 am the next day, he also was complaining that his head was sore and seemed sensitive to light. Then he...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   09-08-2012, 01:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,551
Posted By Amanda1
I dont have anything more helpful than everyone...

I dont have anything more helpful than everyone else...I say just put your foot down and dont call her grandma...you dd will follow your lead.
 
This is our situation: DS has an absurd amount of...
Forum: Parenting   09-08-2012, 12:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 692
Posted By Amanda1
Thank you all for your ideas.   I love the...

Thank you all for your ideas.
 
I love the ideas for books and activities. The idea for group gifts will be great for one of the families, 3 of the kids are siblings and are 1,3 and 5 years old so...
Forum: Parenting   09-05-2012, 09:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 692
Posted By Amanda1
Dh's family is very traditional when it comes to...

Dh's family is very traditional when it comes to Christmas gifts, by that I mean that homemade gifts probably are not appreciated and there are no worries about the children getting too much "stuff"...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-24-2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By Amanda1
DS is 28 months and we are potty learning and he...

DS is 28 months and we are potty learning and he is having a hard time telling us BEFORE he has to poo. He will start then tell us, we rush to the toilet and he finishes.
 
I am wondering if the...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-10-2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 259
Posted By Amanda1
DS is 28 months old and has learned a new phrase...

DS is 28 months old and has learned a new phrase that he LOVES....F***ing Jesus.
 
Now to be perfectly honest we are not perfect  with our language but I am trying hard. His dad is from Ireland...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-03-2012, 11:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 142
Posted By Amanda1
For my tub and sink I sprinkle baking soda and...

For my tub and sink I sprinkle baking soda and use a lemon cut in half to scrub! 100% natural and works amazingly at tough stuff
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-22-2012, 12:00 AM
Replies: 322
Views: 22,457
Posted By Amanda1
I've been reading this post for awhile and I...

I've been reading this post for awhile and I finally have a great one to add :)
From 2 y/o DS yesterday:
 
" No , your penis is NOT hungry, you do not need to feed it your popcorn" 
 
I had to...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-04-2012, 10:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,784
Posted By Amanda1
DS has this one which he loves   ...

DS has this one which he loves
 
http://www.amazon.com/North-American-Bear-Company-Cheeks/dp/B000G334Z4/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1338874424&sr=8-2...
Forum: Parenting   05-20-2012, 04:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 787
Posted By Amanda1
DH and I had a good talk about all of this...

DH and I had a good talk about all of this today, our other discussions were when I was really annoyed or in a bad mood, having a rational discussion helped. We will be talking to them about burning...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-19-2012, 12:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,301
Posted By Amanda1
We got one for DS's 1st birthday last year and...

We got one for DS's 1st birthday last year and it was his most played with toy from the day he got it untill the wnd of summer, cant wait to fill it up again soon and see how he playes with it this...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-19-2012, 12:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 729
Posted By Amanda1
DS in 2 in a week and has been out of diapers...

DS in 2 in a week and has been out of diapers during the day for over a month and a half.
Some days he does great and has no accidents, some days he needs changed 1-2 times, but we are still having...
Forum: Parenting   05-18-2012, 09:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 787
Posted By Amanda1
We have tried to talk to them before about the...

We have tried to talk to them before about the burning plastic thing but it does not work, they are very set in their ways and do not believe ( or want to) that it could/ does pose a health problem....
Forum: Parenting   05-14-2012, 12:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 787
Posted By Amanda1
We did talk about me not staying as long next...

We did talk about me not staying as long next time. I will be on mat leave so having to work will not be a good excuse but I could think of something :)
I have also said that I would just stay home...
Forum: Family Safety   05-14-2012, 12:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,243
Posted By Amanda1
I've read a lot from people on here latley...

I've read a lot from people on here latley talking about how unsafe it is to check a car seat at the airport. I get why it can be a concern but I am wondering what the alternitive is?
On our...
Forum: Parenting   05-13-2012, 05:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 787
Posted By Amanda1
Here is our background: My DH is a wonderful...

Here is our background:
My DH is a wonderful man, amazing daddy and teriffic partner, he is also very very close with his family ( who live on the other side of the world). 4 years ago he moved to...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-24-2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,342
Posted By Amanda1
DS is exactly the same, he talks sooooo much...

DS is exactly the same, he talks sooooo much more than most of my friends kids of a similar age (even way older) so I am not concerned at all. It is hard to not repeat their mispronounciations, his...
Forum: Vaccinations   04-15-2012, 09:02 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,723
Posted By Amanda1
I have no great ideas for you but I am so glad...

I have no great ideas for you but I am so glad you posted.
I am just across the boarder from you in BC so we are experiencing the same outbreak and its freaking me out. My DS is 2 and will have a...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   04-12-2012, 10:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 253
Posted By Amanda1
DS is 22 months and is pretty much done nursing...

DS is 22 months and is pretty much done nursing due to my pregnancy. He is still nursing once per day but I am pretty sure he is getting next to no milk anymore.  He eats a great diet and is not...
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