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Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-05-2013, 12:47 PM
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Views: 220
Posted By drobinson
My 3 year old has no problem peeing on the...

My 3 year old has no problem peeing on the toilet, but when it comes to pooping, she's freaked out. She had what seemed to be a panic attack (according to the teacher) at school yesterday because...
Forum: Allergies   03-11-2013, 10:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 280
Posted By drobinson
Thanks for the suggestions, NotYourBuddyGuy!  ...

Thanks for the suggestions, NotYourBuddyGuy!
 
Thankfully, the eczema (or whatever it was) has cleared up and hasn't returned yet. Not really sure what might have been the cause, but I'm...
Forum: Allergies   12-07-2012, 10:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 280
Posted By drobinson
Thanks for the information, JRoberge! I had...

Thanks for the information, JRoberge! I had tried moisturizing her face with tea tree balm then read that tea tree oil can irritate eczema, so I started putting aloe vera on it, straight from the...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-07-2012, 10:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 268
Posted By drobinson
P.J., I'm glad preschool drop-off has gotten...

P.J., I'm glad preschool drop-off has gotten better. :)
 
I know what you mean about nursing being a built-in way to connect. That's what makes me a little nervous about whenever we decide to...
Forum: Allergies   11-28-2012, 11:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 280
Posted By drobinson
For the past few weeks my 2.5 year old daughter...

For the past few weeks my 2.5 year old daughter has had a rash around her mouth. I didn't give much thought to it as she had been drooling a ton due to her molars trying to come in and the weather...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-28-2012, 11:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 268
Posted By drobinson
P.J., thank you for sharing your experience with...

P.J., thank you for sharing your experience with your 2.5 year old. We are also experiencing the fighting going to bed among other things. Last night she wouldn't go to sleep until 10:30. She...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-20-2012, 12:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 268
Posted By drobinson
Thanks, sageowl...we tried that yesterday and it...

Thanks, sageowl...we tried that yesterday and it worked really well. I gave her a big hug and we collected her things, then she wanted to sit in this wooden car they have at school, so I let her...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-19-2012, 02:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 268
Posted By drobinson
Yes, I guess I should have expected all this,...

Yes, I guess I should have expected all this, but you never know how your child will be until you're in the middle of it. :) Maptome, that's a great idea about spending a few moments to connect...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-16-2012, 01:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 268
Posted By drobinson
I work outside the home full time, and for the...

I work outside the home full time, and for the past several days, whenever I pick my DD up from preschool/daycare, she cries as I buckle her into her carseat and cries almost all the way home. Once...
Forum: Diapering   10-02-2012, 02:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 120
Posted By drobinson
We use Earth Mama Angel Baby shampoo and body...

We use Earth Mama Angel Baby shampoo and body wash and we love it. They also make a Bottom Balm for rashes which works really well.
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   08-30-2012, 11:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,358
Posted By drobinson
I decided not to check out Barton Creek...

I decided not to check out Barton Creek Pediatrics after all, but did find Dr. Trestor as well. We haven't switched yet, but I like the philosophy of the practice and want to find a doctor the whole...
Forum: Parenting   08-07-2012, 02:47 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,811
Posted By drobinson
I nominate Austin, TX:   Easy access to...

I nominate Austin, TX:
 

Easy access to nature through large public parks, bike trails, state and national parks, and nearby bodies of water.
Composting and recycling programs.
Affordable...
Forum: Connect With Other Moms   07-01-2012, 06:42 AM
Replies: 602
Views: 68,483
Posted By drobinson
Here are a couple of verses that address...

Here are a couple of verses that address modesty:
 
I Corinthians 12:23
...and on those parts of the body that we think less honorable we bestow the greater honor, and our unpresentable parts are...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   07-01-2012, 06:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 172
Posted By drobinson
Thanks! :)  

Thanks! :)
 
Forum: Working and Student Parents   07-01-2012, 06:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 957
Posted By drobinson
I know I'm responding quite a bit later, but...

I know I'm responding quite a bit later, but thank you all for your ideas. It's all very helpful. Things are a bit better...DD is now 2 and as many of you have said, it is getting easier. She is...
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   07-01-2012, 06:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,358
Posted By drobinson
We just found out our doctor is taking a leave...

We just found out our doctor is taking a leave of absence to stay home with her four children...she recommended Dr. Valerie Wheelock (Barton Creek Pediatrics) http://www.bartoncreekpediatrics.com/....
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   06-28-2012, 11:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 172
Posted By drobinson
I'm having a hard time getting my two year old...

I'm having a hard time getting my two year old DD to go to sleep consistently at a decent time each night. She takes a nap at the same time every day and we have a pretty regular bedtime routine....
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-28-2012, 11:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 278
Posted By drobinson
Okay, thanks!

Okay, thanks!
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-12-2012, 04:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 278
Posted By drobinson
I'm having a hard time getting my two year old...

I'm having a hard time getting my two year old DD to go to sleep consistently at a decent time each night. She takes a nap at the same time every day and we have a pretty regular bedtime routine....
Forum: Connect With Other Moms   04-03-2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 602
Views: 68,483
Posted By drobinson
I do try to dress as modestly as possible,...

I do try to dress as modestly as possible, though I'm sure I have room for improvement. It was difficult to give up shorter shorts and skirts at first, but now I have no problem with it. What's...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   08-03-2011, 12:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 957
Posted By drobinson
I'm in desperate need of advice...DH and I both...

I'm in desperate need of advice...DH and I both WOH full-time and our 14 month-old DD goes to day care while we work. When we get home, all we want to do is spend time with her and we have about a 2...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   08-02-2011, 11:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,342
Posted By drobinson
That should be WOH, not WOM :)

That should be WOH, not WOM :)
Forum: Working and Student Parents   08-02-2011, 10:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,342
Posted By drobinson
I WOM full time and am still BFing my 14 month...

I WOM full time and am still BFing my 14 month old DD and will continue to do so as long as I can or until she's ready to wean herself. I still pump at work as well.
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   03-23-2011, 08:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 655
Posted By drobinson
I am going on a business trip in less than two...

I am going on a business trip in less than two weeks and will need to pump about every 3 hours in order to keep my supply up for when I return home to my daughter. As a result, I may have to pump...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   02-04-2011, 10:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 298
Posted By drobinson
Thank you both for your suggestions! I really...

Thank you both for your suggestions! I really appreciate it! I think my supply has increased a little. I was able to get enough for an extra bottle yesterday, so I now have two bottles' worth in the...
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