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Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-27-2012, 09:28 PM
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Posted By cloudbutterfly
Things that have worked well for us:   ...

Things that have worked well for us:
 
http://www.silikids.com/shop/item.aspx?itemid=7
 
https://www.navanfoods.com/other/green-living/onyx-stainless-steel-tumbler
 
Instead of a sippy cup...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-25-2012, 10:31 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,262
Posted By cloudbutterfly
Curious George on PBS (the recently-made ones)...

Curious George on PBS (the recently-made ones) should fit what you're looking for.  It's a wonderful show.  You might try Sid the Science Kid in a few months...DS wasn't interested in that one until...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   10-16-2012, 12:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 401
Posted By cloudbutterfly
We went through a similar thing, but at a...

We went through a similar thing, but at a younger age, where my son just wanted me to draw trains.  Taking a break from drawing, getting him a $15 easel at Ikea, and introducing him to new media...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   10-04-2012, 11:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 387
Posted By cloudbutterfly
Sounds like a 2.5 year old to me.  Pretty much...

Sounds like a 2.5 year old to me.  Pretty much every kid we know around my son's age (both from AP families and more middle of the road families) started a bunch of new, challenging behaviors about...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-16-2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 631
Posted By cloudbutterfly
Quote:This is what I hope to do for my daughter...

Quote:This is what I hope to do for my daughter - acknowledge her physical appearance and tell her things about it that will still ring true when she's 90, and her face has gone to a mass of...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-11-2012, 10:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 631
Posted By cloudbutterfly
"You look so happy!" is a good one, if you want...

"You look so happy!" is a good one, if you want to mix it up when appropriate.  :-)  I use that when I'm taking photos of girls playing dress up at my son's preschool, when they're showing of their...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   09-04-2012, 01:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 179
Posted By cloudbutterfly
I was a young writer.  I was a couple years...

I was a young writer.  I was a couple years older than your son when my parents got me a copy of Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing, and I learned to type pretty quickly from that.  Not super well, but...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-04-2012, 11:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 684
Posted By cloudbutterfly
My son still calls himself "you" at 33 months...

My son still calls himself "you" at 33 months old, and while he can tell you his full name if asked directly his name for himself is a combination of my pet name for him and "you."  (Although at...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-22-2012, 11:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 941
Posted By cloudbutterfly
DS is 2 years, 9 months old, and he just in the...

DS is 2 years, 9 months old, and he just in the past month got over his fear of hand dryers.  I don't have any wisdom on how to get over a fear like this, because it was all him.  He decided he...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-08-2012, 10:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 640
Posted By cloudbutterfly
We have this:...

We have this:  http://www.amazon.com/Mommys-Helper-15301-Cushie-Traveler/dp/B000F1O8T8/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1344491083&sr=8-4&keywords=folding+potty+training+seat...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-04-2012, 10:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 398
Posted By cloudbutterfly
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by mommy2be2011 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1359626/pregnancy-fever#post_17064131)

bf does want another...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   07-27-2012, 01:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 762
Posted By cloudbutterfly
Chess is Child's Play...

Chess is Child's Play...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-30-2012, 10:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 265
Posted By cloudbutterfly
My DS hit a new level of interest in crying and...

My DS hit a new level of interest in crying and sadness in the last month or two, right around when he turned 2.5.  He asks me to "fake cry" a lot, and will have me go back to the part of a book...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-25-2012, 04:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,160
Posted By cloudbutterfly
One thing to keep in mind is that once they stop...

One thing to keep in mind is that once they stop moving, their weight gain slows down.  WAY down with an active kid.  DS has only gained a handful of pounds in the year and a half plus since he...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-15-2012, 10:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 327
Posted By cloudbutterfly
I've always backed off when we've hit...

I've always backed off when we've hit resistance, and I haven't regretted it once.  I feel like it lets the source of DS's motivation come from within him again.  The trick is to back off long...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-10-2012, 12:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 880
Posted By cloudbutterfly
Ditto on the height issue.  The balance bike we...

Ditto on the height issue.  The balance bike we got for my tall 2.5 year old barely works for him...WITH the lowering kit that's supposed to make it useable at 18+ months.  He's only been on it a...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-27-2012, 10:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 533
Posted By cloudbutterfly
I'm another Pedoodles fan.  I think they're...

I'm another Pedoodles fan.  I think they're wider than See Kai Run, but my son has my narrow feet, so they all seem wide.  But Pedoodles strike me as wide and boxy in the fit.
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-23-2012, 10:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,109
Posted By cloudbutterfly
This is a great set for the serious Duplo...

This is a great set for the serious Duplo builder (I got it because all the cars and the windows are very good for building trains) plus it doesn't come with a tub:...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-23-2012, 10:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,217
Posted By cloudbutterfly
I have hammer toes on one foot from going...

I have hammer toes on one foot from going through a growth spurt and not being able to get new figure skates for several weeks after they were needed.  But I was 11 or so at the time, and those were...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-29-2012, 10:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,037
Posted By cloudbutterfly
We have a "table" (really a stool that was too...

We have a "table" (really a stool that was too tall for him to sit on until recently) that we put in front of his potty.  We've done everything from putting wooden train tracks to sticker books to...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   04-16-2012, 10:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,821
Posted By cloudbutterfly
   Quote:Originally Posted by...


 
Quote:Originally Posted by expecting-joy http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   04-15-2012, 01:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,821
Posted By cloudbutterfly
My 2 year old son has really enjoyed non-fiction...

My 2 year old son has really enjoyed non-fiction chapter books and long picture books about his favorite subject (trains), so you might look into something like that as well because the content is...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   04-05-2012, 11:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,463
Posted By cloudbutterfly
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by Cathlin http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1349791/what-did-you-notice#post_16937365)

Yes, thank you,...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   04-05-2012, 01:49 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,463
Posted By cloudbutterfly
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by Cathlin http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1349791/what-did-you-notice#post_16936429)

Thanks for the...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   03-09-2012, 10:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 437
Posted By cloudbutterfly
He's 27 months old, but we actually haven't...

He's 27 months old, but we actually haven't pulled that particular puzzle out for at least a month.  He was able to participate in it last fall, and started putting lots of the pieces in around his...
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