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Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-04-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 123
Posted By cynthiamoon
If the balm you are using is so good, wouldn't it...

If the balm you are using is so good, wouldn't it be working? like I said, I'd never use a petroleum based lotion everyday, but for two days to treat baby's pain? You probably get more toxins just...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-04-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 269
Posted By cynthiamoon
I think the fear of hospitals and doctors might...

I think the fear of hospitals and doctors might be pretty relevant! I've heard of methods in some psych classes where you expose the person to their fear gradually, a little more each time ( much...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-26-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 269
Posted By cynthiamoon
"However, the sooner you allow him the...

"However, the sooner you allow him the opportunity to just get over the fact that the only body he controls is his own, the happier and more content he will be over all."

Agreed. This isn't just...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-14-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,360
Posted By cynthiamoon
Late to the conversation, but interested in this...

Late to the conversation, but interested in this perspective on "planned ignoring." I personally use it a lot and think it works pretty well on my kid because she is very responsive to this sort of...
Forum: Toddler Health   12-30-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 165
Posted By cynthiamoon
I've gotten involved from my distant point...

I've gotten involved from my distant point because my friend and I are close confidants. We talk a lot and are very involved in each other's lives. She came home from a holiday visit just shaken and...
Forum: Toddler Health   12-30-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 165
Posted By cynthiamoon
This is all definitely 2nd hand info, and from...

This is all definitely 2nd hand info, and from photos of the kids together, but my friend who is their sibling is a very very close friend of mine, compassionate person, and not a super judgemental...
Forum: Toddler Health   12-29-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 165
Posted By cynthiamoon
Very scary possibly mental health issues

Hello,

This is concerning a sister of a friend, and I've known about it for over a year always thinking it was none of my business, but I was thinking about it today, and I realized that it's...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-29-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 123
Posted By cynthiamoon
You know, for the most part, I am all about the...

You know, for the most part, I am all about the natural oils and balms for moisturizing and rashes, but I found that nothing works as well as either aveeno rash cream or desitin on a seriously...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-23-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 12,214
Posted By cynthiamoon
The thread is old, yep. But I can't help...

The thread is old, yep.

But I can't help responding to the idea that milk will "burn through your eyes" because it's "a base" since this might come up in someone's search results.

First of...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-23-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 33,440
Posted By cynthiamoon
I know this is an old thread, but I was curious...

I know this is an old thread, but I was curious about this too! I still think of my 16 mo old as both baby and toddler, but definitely think that since about 12 mos of age, she's more toddler than...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-23-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 277
Posted By cynthiamoon
She is opening doors now, but we haven't locked...

She is opening doors now, but we haven't locked any of them except the ones that lead outside. I am getting baby-proofing thingies for the office door only. I decided she understands what the trash...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-23-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 324
Posted By cynthiamoon
Hmm... does this mean she used to be good in the...

Hmm... does this mean she used to be good in the restaurant? Because if so, I wouldn't give up yet. I'm a little selfish too in that I don't believe the first answer to parenting ills is personal...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-23-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 137
Posted By cynthiamoon
It seems totally harmless at least, and he might...

It seems totally harmless at least, and he might understand. I think he will be confused either way, but if it makes your mom happy, it's one of those things I'd just do for her. there's a chance the...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-02-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 375
Posted By cynthiamoon
Interesting idea for a vacation, but likely an...

Interesting idea for a vacation, but likely an unnecessary expense that might not be realistic for a family who already has a lot of special medical expenses.

I think it will be difficult, but I...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-02-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 375
Posted By cynthiamoon
Interesting idea for a vacation, but likely an...

Interesting idea for a vacation, but likely an unnecessary expense that might not be realistic for a family who already has a lot of special medical expenses.

I think it will be difficult, but I...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-02-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 97
Posted By cynthiamoon
Has he been to a doctor? What did they say?

Has he been to a doctor? What did they say?
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-02-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 55
Posted By cynthiamoon
We made a learning tower and my DD did fall off...

We made a learning tower and my DD did fall off last week for the first time. It was really scary, and I didn't see how it happened, but she got right back in after a little coddling and no long term...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-24-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 166
Posted By cynthiamoon
Is "drink coffee" a euphemism for something I...

Is "drink coffee" a euphemism for something I don't know about? Like, "drank the koolaid?" Otherwise, I'm not sure how that would be a friendship ruiner. I've made lots of long-distance and one...
Forum: Toddler Nutrition   11-19-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 56
Posted By cynthiamoon
I don't think either of those are considered...

I don't think either of those are considered medicines, so you don't need a doctor to get them. There should be no drug interactions because they are just salts and minerals and very diluted, but if...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   11-16-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 190
Posted By cynthiamoon
I agree that the eating all night might be...

I agree that the eating all night might be keeping him from having a good appetite during the day. At this age, I think you could take the risk of him missing out on some calories if you wean him or...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-13-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 815
Posted By cynthiamoon
Ok, no worries. I was just caught off guard since...

Ok, no worries. I was just caught off guard since I had seen nothing off in the thread, but I didn't notice that particular post.
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-10-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 815
Posted By cynthiamoon
So... I saw this comment and scrolled up to check...

So... I saw this comment and scrolled up to check the dates since I never pay attention to dates and I noticed I was the first person to comment on this thread since 2008. Not sure how that happened...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-10-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 815
Posted By cynthiamoon
Love it! Why didn't I think of that :)

Love it! Why didn't I think of that :)
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-09-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 815
Posted By cynthiamoon
I have this little voice too, like when she is...

I have this little voice too, like when she is pointing to characters in a book and I am all "girl, boy, girl, boy." One time my husband said, in slightly in a tongue in cheek way, "Why are you...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-08-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 728
Posted By cynthiamoon
I felt this way too when my daughter was a year...

I felt this way too when my daughter was a year old, and I decided to go back to school. I don't think you sound depressed, just bored. I think that the whole point of feminism is self-determination....
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