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Forum: Life with a Toddler   10-12-2013, 05:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 299
Posted By ck1
Sorry, no, the mother didn't lift my son's...

Sorry, no, the mother didn't lift my son's shirt, my son did.
 
I'm not completely offended by it, and I'm sure she just didn't think when she said it (not sure she didn't mean it negatively...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   10-11-2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 299
Posted By ck1
Is it just me, or is it considered rude to call...

Is it just me, or is it considered rude to call someone's kid a "fatty"? As in, "Wow, he's a fatty." Another mother (of a 1 year old) said this about my 2 1/2 year old when he lifted his shirt to...
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-19-2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 114
Posted By ck1
We were using Dermatone Herbal Insect Repellent,...

We were using Dermatone Herbal Insect Repellent, but they no longer make it. The stuff was awesome! I need to buy a new insect repellent for the mosquitos and wondered what everyone else is using?...
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-19-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 792
Posted By ck1
Thank you! I really appreciate everyone's...

Thank you! I really appreciate everyone's response. I'm not looking forward to it, but I think we've accepted it's going to need to be removed http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/greensad.gif....
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-17-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 792
Posted By ck1
We just found out that our near 4 year old has...

We just found out that our near 4 year old has to have one of his front teeth removed. He was having his regular dental appointment when they found an abbess on his gum above his tooth. They showed...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-04-2012, 07:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 305
Posted By ck1
Interesting posts. Didn't realize this was a...

Interesting posts. Didn't realize this was a touchy subject for some. 
 
Honestly, I do think 3 1/2 is too old for our son to have his Binky. We struggled with it, and we let him keep it thinking...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-01-2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 175
Posted By ck1
DS is 3 years and 5 months old and the past week...

DS is 3 years and 5 months old and the past week and a half he's been saying nobody likes him. He says it when he tells a stranger "hi" and they don't respond, if someone accidentally bumps him, or...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-01-2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 305
Posted By ck1
DS just turned 3 and 5 months old and we finally...

DS just turned 3 and 5 months old and we finally dissed the Binkyhttp://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/biggrinbounce.gif I won't go into all the details but overall it went well. It took a solid...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-28-2012, 08:46 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,079
Posted By ck1
Harold and the Purple Crayon   We love it!...

Harold and the Purple Crayon
 
We love it! We read the book to our first son all the time. Then one day I caught an animated show on TV (PBS?) and found out you can buy a series on Amazon  - used...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-25-2012, 06:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 205
Posted By ck1
Quote:He must be holding out for something good....

Quote:He must be holding out for something good. Or thinking of his own name for him.


LOL!
 
I can't wait to hear him say it, or what he comes up with for a...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-21-2012, 07:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 205
Posted By ck1
Has anyone else had this experience? My 19 month...

Has anyone else had this experience? My 19 month old can say several words, and he will repeat us if we ask him to say words like "Diamond. Can you say Diamond?" or "Cat. Can you say Cat?" But every...
Forum: Life With a Baby   08-03-2011, 08:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,930
Posted By ck1
DS is 4 months old and currently sleeps 5 hours,...

DS is 4 months old and currently sleeps 5 hours, wakes to nurse, then does another 5 hours, but sometimes wakes earlier, after only 3 hours, and sleeps another 2-3. I think how my son is sleeping...
Forum: Allergies   07-21-2011, 07:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,445
Posted By ck1
Our son is 15 weeks old today and it's taken us...

Our son is 15 weeks old today and it's taken us a bit to figure out that the gas problems he's had from birth is not normal fussiness; he is most likely allergic/sensitive to certain foods. I've...
Forum: Breastfeeding   06-22-2011, 07:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,843
Posted By ck1
DS is 11 weeks old and from the day I brought...

DS is 11 weeks old and from the day I brought him home has been gassy (he wakes every night to fuss and complain about it and as a result no one has gotten a good night sleep in awhile. He was...
Forum: Life With a Baby   06-22-2011, 06:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 853
Posted By ck1
Thank you for the suggestions. You really gave...

Thank you for the suggestions. You really gave me a lot to think about. Last night the same issue arose, with DS waking after the second feeding to fuss until morning.

Tonight I put DS in a...
Forum: Life With a Baby   06-21-2011, 07:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 853
Posted By ck1
DS is 10 weeks old, EBF. He's had bad gas...

DS is 10 weeks old, EBF.

He's had bad gas issues from almost day 1 so we've been using Mylcon drops and it's worked great. We've also discussed his bad gas issues with his doctor.

My problem...
Forum: Parenting   03-22-2011, 07:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,307
Posted By ck1
DS is 20 months old.  While on the changing...

DS is 20 months old.  While on the changing table he likes to kick us, but just when he’s getting ready for bed.  I’m 37 weeks pregnant so getting kicked isn’t pleasant.  Normally my husband does...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-18-2011, 07:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 389
Posted By ck1
Just found out today I tested positive.  I’m...

Just found out today I tested positive.  I’m concerned because I am currently 37 weeks, this is our second child, the first delivery was fast and I’m told the second delivery will be even faster. ...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-17-2010, 07:55 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,368
Posted By ck1
Hi Sawandira; I purposely removed "both are not...

Hi Sawandira; I purposely removed "both are not okay" because for us, we're okay with using either dookie or poo-poo (if dookie had been okay, thankfully not).  I say poo-poo but I lump poo-poo and...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-16-2010, 04:42 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,368
Posted By ck1
http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/biglaug...

http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/biglaugh.gifOh my gosh you guys are too funny!  Some of your comments just had tears in my eyes; loved the dump truck story. 
 
I guess this was a good...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-15-2010, 05:31 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,368
Posted By ck1
My husband and I are at odds.  I hate the word...

My husband and I are at odds.  I hate the word "dookie," but my husband persists in telling my son, "Did you go dookie?" "Are you dookie-ing?"  I have this fear our son will be in public and...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-07-2010, 09:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 254
Posted By ck1
springbride that sounds good.  I'll have to...

springbride that sounds good.  I'll have to remember that. 
 
DS is 17 months and he does the falling on the floor tantrum, but it's very short, and sometimes it's just cute (though we try not to...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-07-2010, 09:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,111
Posted By ck1
DS is 17 months old and uses a sleepsack at...

DS is 17 months old and uses a sleepsack at night and a little blanket that most people have when their little one's were little (you know, those thin one's by Carter's with little ducks or cars on...
Forum: Life With a Baby   11-14-2010, 05:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 555
Posted By ck1
Oh Deanna... I'm sorry to hear about your...

Oh Deanna... I'm sorry to hear about your story!  That's what's wrong with healthcare and hospitals, not to get into it because it can get people fired up... but it's a business and it's a...
Forum: Life With a Baby   11-13-2010, 08:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 555
Posted By ck1
  Thanks for your suggestions and stories:...


Thanks for your suggestions and stories: it’s helped to ease my concerns and worries and to think of ideas.  I think we’ll come up with a list of possible people to help in different...
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