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Forum: Single Parenting   02-14-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 441
Posted By lkmiscnet
I need advice on what to tell my almost 4 yr old...

I need advice on what to tell my almost 4 yr old son about his father’s neglectful behavior. I don’t want to get into the whole back story (way too long) or whether I should leave or not. I am a...
Forum: The Childhood Years   02-05-2013, 07:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 219
Posted By lkmiscnet
My son will be 4 yr and 4 mos in the next school...

My son will be 4 yr and 4 mos in the next school year. I had planned on putting him in the middle and older 4s class. However, today I was pulled aside and asked if I would consider the early 4s...
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-22-2012, 10:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 752
Posted By lkmiscnet
He defnitely does not have a fear of the potty....

He defnitely does not have a fear of the potty. He knows when he has to go and will either tell me he has to go pee pee or more often, "I went pee pee in my diaper."  The first two days were the...
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-22-2012, 05:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 752
Posted By lkmiscnet
Our son just turned three and we just started...

Our son just turned three and we just started potty training in earnest a couple of weeks ago.
 
He showed an initial interest in potty training when he was 2 and even used his potty at the time...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   07-26-2011, 02:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 427
Posted By lkmiscnet
Just passing this along...   ...

Just passing this along...
 
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110720142359.htm
 
Chocolate has caffeine as well. http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/greensad.gif
Forum: Infertility   07-23-2011, 02:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,428
Posted By lkmiscnet
The hep test was part of all the bloodwork...

The hep test was part of all the bloodwork required by my fertility clinic before proceeding with our FET.

Apparently, it is not covered when coded under a diagnostic infertility code, as it does...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-15-2011, 06:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,844
Posted By lkmiscnet
The box says that the car is for ages 1-5. ...

The box says that the car is for ages 1-5.  Anyone have experience with the car and whether their child actually stayed interested in it for a long time?
 
It doesn't have pedals, so I'm wondering...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-02-2011, 08:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 420
Posted By lkmiscnet
Our 26 mo old was only about 20 lbs at that age....

Our 26 mo old was only about 20 lbs at that age. He was not even on the charts for weight. The ped mentioned failure to thrive too. We went to a feeding clinic for an evaluation and a follow up...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-02-2011, 08:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 245
Posted By lkmiscnet
We talk to our neighbors frequently and are on a...

We talk to our neighbors frequently and are on a first name basis. Our toddler has now starting identifying them by first name.
 
I'm not sure if I should redirect him to address them as Mr. Last...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-02-2011, 08:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 410
Posted By lkmiscnet
I'm interested in reading responses to your...

I'm interested in reading responses to your post.
 
Our 26 mo old is the same way in how he mispronounces things. He's been delayed in all his milestones and was a preemie at 35.5 weeks. His...
Forum: Infertility   07-01-2011, 09:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,085
Posted By lkmiscnet
My pharmacist mentioned that she had seen $50...

My pharmacist mentioned that she had seen $50 off coupons floating around. She said reps will leave them with drs. I contacted my gyn buy they don't have any.
 
Anyone know of where I could get...
Forum: Family Safety   06-10-2011, 07:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 423
Posted By lkmiscnet
I highly recommend a piddlepad to prevent potty...

I highly recommend a piddlepad to prevent potty leaks. It has saved us quite a few times and is machine washable. I just had to wash it for such an occasion last week. I recommend the deluxe versus...
Forum: Family Safety   06-10-2011, 07:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 206
Posted By lkmiscnet
I haven't tried this, so can't attest to how it...

I haven't tried this, so can't attest to how it works, but thought it might be worth mentioning as an option. I am also looking at a solution to this issue. This appeals to me because I don't want...
Forum: Family Safety   06-10-2011, 06:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,132
Posted By lkmiscnet
The dowel won't work for the sliding screen. We...

The dowel won't work for the sliding screen. We use a dowel to use on the main sliding door, but in the summer, when the sliding door is open to reveal just the sliding screen door, there is no...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-07-2011, 09:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,521
Posted By lkmiscnet
Xylitol. There is a lot of research behind it....

Xylitol. There is a lot of research behind it. Google it. You might add 1/4 tsp per cup of water for your LO.
 
Also, I came across a book called, Kiss Your Dentist Goodbye", written by a dentist....
Forum: Family Safety   05-31-2011, 08:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,132
Posted By lkmiscnet
My 2 yr old DS is days (if not hours) away from...

My 2 yr old DS is days (if not hours) away from successfully reaching and figuring out the simple sliding screen door latch that moves up and down. Since it's summer, I need to keep the sliding door...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-25-2011, 05:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 288
Posted By lkmiscnet
I was entertaining the option just for social...

I was entertaining the option just for social development for DS and not because I have to because of a job, etc. My gut instinct is to just continue finding classes to enjoy WITH him and holding...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-24-2011, 12:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 288
Posted By lkmiscnet
My son is extremely shy and is very slow to warm...

My son is extremely shy and is very slow to warm to people and other kids. I am a SAHM and have never had a sitter, other than hubby.
 
I am debating whether I should enroll my son in a 1/2 day...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   04-09-2011, 09:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 259
Posted By lkmiscnet
The crib has been side carred to the bed (with...

The crib has been side carred to the bed (with all the rails up), but we haven't used it since DS was 4 mo old, so it's got quite the layer of dust on it, and lots of our clothing. I haven't stored...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   04-08-2011, 02:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 259
Posted By lkmiscnet
I'm at my wit's end. And this has been going on...

I'm at my wit's end. And this has been going on since I weaned 3 mo ago, since nursing to sleep worked like a charm and I no longer have that to rely on.
 
Our 2 yr old DS needs a daily nap, but...
Forum: Allergies   02-25-2011, 01:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,142
Posted By lkmiscnet
Well, he's been off dairy for two weeks and it...

Well, he's been off dairy for two weeks and it hasn't made a difference. I've been using almond milk, and then switched to coconut milk.
 
DS eats a lot of fruit daily and that could be causing...
Forum: Allergies   02-11-2011, 01:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,142
Posted By lkmiscnet
I do add a liquid probiotic to his milk daily...

I do add a liquid probiotic to his milk daily and it has not made a difference in the past couple of months. Since probiotics have milk, wouldn't they cause a problem if DS is milk intolerant or...
Forum: Allergies   02-10-2011, 07:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,142
Posted By lkmiscnet
My DS rarely has formed stools. They are always...

My DS rarely has formed stools. They are always mushy and require me to give him a bath 2-3 times per day to get his bum properly clean. 
 
He gets 5 oz of frozen breastmilk a day with cow's milk...
Forum: Allergies   02-10-2011, 07:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 442
Posted By lkmiscnet
I experienced cold urticaria back in 1997. It...

I experienced cold urticaria back in 1997. It lasted about a month. My immune system just went haywire for some reason and there was never a cause determined and it just went away, never to recur...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-31-2011, 04:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 702
Posted By lkmiscnet
Our DS is 21 mo old and still only says maybe 8...

Our DS is 21 mo old and still only says maybe 8 correctly pronounced words and hasn't added anything new to his vocabulary in several months. He is consistent though in making up words for things,...
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