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Forum: Family Safety   08-24-2008, 08:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,021
Posted By Kessed
The 4 in 1s will work great when we don't need...

The 4 in 1s will work great when we don't need to be so worried about her legs. But she needs to have the same warmth on her legs as she does on her top. So a 1 piece is really the best solution.
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Forum: Family Safety   08-24-2008, 04:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,021
Posted By Kessed
She's still small enough that she needs to be in...

She's still small enough that she needs to be in a 1 piece.

Otherwise there are too many air gaps. And in temps where exposed skin can freeze in under 5 minutes I want her protected.
Forum: Family Safety   08-24-2008, 04:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,021
Posted By Kessed
I need to say this... Those solutions are...

I need to say this...

Those solutions are great for people who don't live where it actually gets cold.

Here it will be -20C for most of the winter with many weeks going down to -30C and...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   08-24-2008, 12:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 555
Posted By Kessed
I hear where you're coming from. I had a...

I hear where you're coming from.

I had a long (24 hours) labor with DD and I eventually delivered her in my birth pool at home. On the surface it was a wonderful birth.

But now that I'm...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   08-23-2008, 12:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 277
Posted By Kessed
I remember that there were a few...

I remember that there were a few chemicals/reactions that were handled under the fume hood. I would make sure to follow those directions.

Also - alert your TA/prof so that they can make sure to...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   08-23-2008, 11:36 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,817
Posted By Kessed
Quote: Originally Posted by BrandiRhoades...

Quote:
Originally Posted by BrandiRhoades http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12014303)
DD is 19 months, and she knows what a...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   08-22-2008, 09:42 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,817
Posted By Kessed
1) 20 months is WAY WAY WAY WAY TOO YOUNG for a...

1) 20 months is WAY WAY WAY WAY TOO YOUNG for a time-out. !!!!!! Are you serious????????

2) Your expectations are WAY off. A 15 month old doesn't have the capacity (neither does a 20 month old)...
Forum: Parenting   08-22-2008, 12:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,123
Posted By Kessed
Quote: Originally Posted by Still_Learning...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Still_Learning http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12009371)
Now. I started this thread asking for...
Forum: Parenting   08-22-2008, 12:13 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,123
Posted By Kessed
Stop bathing the cats!!!!!!!!!!! Cat...

Stop bathing the cats!!!!!!!!!!!

Cat allergies are to the 'dander'... That's the dried spit from them cleaning themselves. Every time you wash a cat they will spend a very long time washing...
Forum: Family Safety   08-22-2008, 12:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 400
Posted By Kessed
My sister got these tiny "hobby" clamps. They...

My sister got these tiny "hobby" clamps. They are spring clamps with 'rubber' covering the part that clamps. She got them at a hobby construction store (the kind of place to buy doll house parts)....
Forum: Parenting   08-22-2008, 11:59 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,123
Posted By Kessed
My opinion? If you can wait a month until his...

My opinion? If you can wait a month until his doctor's appointment - then the allergies aren't that bad.

I have allergies to cats. But my body has adjusted - and I currently own 3. If I go away...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   08-21-2008, 09:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 298
Posted By Kessed
With colds - the runny nose and cough can last...

With colds - the runny nose and cough can last up to 6 weeks after the virus is done...

Our daycare has some simple rules. No puking/diarrhea within 24 hours. No fever over 101 (I think). And -...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   08-21-2008, 09:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 707
Posted By Kessed
I wouldn't be comfortable with a bunch of what...

I wouldn't be comfortable with a bunch of what you posted.

1) Potty - that wouldn't bug me. DD is a tiny 21mo. We often just put her on the toilet - and she'd figured it out.

2) Tantrums -...
Forum: Parenting   08-21-2008, 02:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 299
Posted By Kessed
I can answer this from the standpoint of...

I can answer this from the standpoint of currently only having 1 kid.

I NEVER worked around her morning naps. Even as a small infant I did what I wanted to do. If she was asleep and I wanted to...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   08-20-2008, 06:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 250
Posted By Kessed
Playdough Cover your coffee table with roll...

Playdough

Cover your coffee table with roll paper and give them crayons to make "wall paper" (tell them they have to fill all the white space).

Indoor bowling? You set up personal water...
Forum: Parenting   08-20-2008, 01:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 495
Posted By Kessed
Will you be able to take DD2 on a similar trip...

Will you be able to take DD2 on a similar trip in a couple years?

That's the part that bugs me. My older sisters got to do lots of fun things... It really sucked to look at family photo albums...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-20-2008, 01:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 368
Posted By Kessed
Make sure they know that you are brining both...

Make sure they know that you are brining both kids...

How would one of your DDs feel if when they handed out party favors - they were personalized and only 1 DD got one...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   08-20-2008, 11:19 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,967
Posted By Kessed
We picked a daycare near my work. So, the...

We picked a daycare near my work. So, the commute where we drop DH off at his work "bye-bye daddy work", until we get to daycare is about 30 minutes. Then I work about 5 minutes from there.
Forum: Parenting   08-19-2008, 03:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 238
Posted By Kessed
We live in a townhouse. We're working with...

We live in a townhouse.

We're working with our 21 month old on her 'inside' voice.

We remind her every single time she gets loud that she needs to talk quietly inside. We make sure to keep our...
Forum: Parenting   08-19-2008, 03:40 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,631
Posted By Kessed
I would ask this: Is this how things...

I would ask this:

Is this how things *always* are?

If you are constantly buying your kids used clothes and all the new toys (regardless of how infrequent) go to the adults... Then I would...
Forum: Family Safety   08-19-2008, 01:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 408
Posted By Kessed
My sister and I had bunk beds as kids. Our were...

My sister and I had bunk beds as kids. Our were the old fashioned kind without rails. I was a roller - so I wasn't allowed to sleep on the top. But my sister did and never fell out.

I LOVE the...
Forum: Parenting   08-19-2008, 12:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 412
Posted By Kessed
I am in Canada. We actually got the numbing...

I am in Canada.

We actually got the numbing drops for DDs last EI. They gave them to us in the kid's ER once they figure out that's what her problem was... (Got to love out health care)

The...
Forum: Parenting   08-19-2008, 11:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 412
Posted By Kessed
After doing ALOT of research (I suffered from...

After doing ALOT of research (I suffered from EIs as a child/teen and still get them as an adult) This is own personal criteria:

Fact 1: EI's treated with antibiotics will clear 'completely' in...
Forum: Parenting   08-19-2008, 11:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 495
Posted By Kessed
I wouldn't take 1 child to Disney... That would...

I wouldn't take 1 child to Disney... That would seem horrifically unfair.

I say that as the youngest of 3 spaced out kids. It's still a bit annoying how much fun stuff my sister's got to do that...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   08-18-2008, 06:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 445
Posted By Kessed
Sounds like how my DD reacted to teething. It...

Sounds like how my DD reacted to teething. It got to a point where if she was even a little bit cranky in the evening we would give her motrin before bed - because otherwise she would be up all...
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