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Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-28-2011, 05:22 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By slgt
BUMP.   Did I mention that the hair-pulling...

BUMP.
 
Did I mention that the hair-pulling is near-constant in the afternoons? And that she bites, too?
 
Any advice welcome ... is this just a phase? Any positive ways to stop the hair-pulling...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-23-2011, 05:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 516
Posted By slgt
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Quote:Originally Posted by lizsky http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-22-2011, 05:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 220
Posted By slgt
Argh! My 16 month-old DD#2 has taken to pulling...

Argh! My 16 month-old DD#2 has taken to pulling her older sister's (4 yo) hair all the time! It seems to be an expression of frustration - but it's one of her only ones. DD#1 is amazing - doesn't...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   10-24-2011, 05:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,790
Posted By slgt
DD 15 months is right now wearing regular cotton...

DD 15 months is right now wearing regular cotton PJs with fleece over top. The fleece is NOT sold as PJs, since we avoid flame retardants and all fleece PJs contain them by law. Booooo. It's just a...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   10-23-2011, 08:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 82
Posted By slgt
DD is about 15 months old. And she has a VOICE....

DD is about 15 months old. And she has a VOICE. She's generally a very happy baby (toddler?), but boy, can she SCREECH! It's ear-splitting! She's been doing it for at least 3 months - it can be...
Forum: Life With a Baby   08-02-2011, 09:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 900
Posted By slgt
You do what you can, create as safe an...

You do what you can, create as safe an environment as possible, and remember that they change SO quickly - what was safe & baby-proof last week might be a danger this week. DH & I both tend to be...
Forum: Life With a Baby   08-02-2011, 09:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 579
Posted By slgt
I'm sorry Mama, lots of empathy! In my grand...

I'm sorry Mama, lots of empathy! In my grand experience of 2, you can't force the sleep thing. 4-6 months sleep regression is common & normal - and exhausting & frustrating especially if you have...
Forum: Life With a Baby   08-02-2011, 09:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 583
Posted By slgt
I'm not an expert, but I don't think you can...

I'm not an expert, but I don't think you can force your daughter to be interested in food. If she's not ready, she'll let you know! If you keep trying to force it, she may develop negative...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-29-2011, 08:27 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 7,453
Posted By slgt
lokismama - I also just found this thread, even...

lokismama - I also just found this thread, even if it is a couple years old! DD#1 is 3.5, and this thread describes her to a T! DH and I were just talking last night about how to better manage...
Forum: Life With a Baby   07-25-2011, 06:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 534
Posted By slgt
For what it's worth, I don't think we thought to...

For what it's worth, I don't think we thought to offer DD#1 cow milk until she was almost 2. She drinks it just fine, now - we give her whole milk for the fat.
Forum: Life With a Baby   05-24-2011, 04:30 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,684
Posted By slgt
Progress here! DD has gone from waking up hourly...

Progress here! DD has gone from waking up hourly most of the night to sleeping long solid stretches - last night she slept 7:15-3:45!!! And then 4:15-6:15!!!!
 
The differences have been:

We...
Forum: Life With a Baby   05-15-2011, 05:40 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,684
Posted By slgt
Hey mamas...unggggggghhhhh. We're on month 6 of...

Hey mamas...unggggggghhhhh. We're on month 6 of the sleep "regression", DD is 10 months old! Just the last 2 nights, she has done a 6-hour stretch from 9:30-3:30, and I've managed to nab 5 of those...
Forum: Life With a Baby   05-02-2011, 08:15 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,684
Posted By slgt
We've been in this sleep regression since about...

We've been in this sleep regression since about 4.5 months...DD went right from the 4-month into this one, I guess. Teething, crawling, pulling up, walking, signing, talking - all of the above. I'm...
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-28-2011, 04:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 984
Posted By slgt
I can commiserate! DD #2 is 9.5 months old. She...

I can commiserate! DD #2 is 9.5 months old. She was a pretty good sleeper - at least one 5-6 hour stretch, if not two - until 4.5 months when she started moving. And teething. Since then, sleep has...
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-26-2011, 09:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 305
Posted By slgt
DD#2 is 9 months old and has turned into Velcro...

DD#2 is 9 months old and has turned into Velcro baby! Seriously, if I am in sight she has to be attached to me. If I walk into a room and then leave again, she hollers in rage. If DD#1 is sitting...
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-31-2011, 06:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 546
Posted By slgt
I'm in sort of a unique situation. I have a WOH...

I'm in sort of a unique situation. I have a WOH job, but I can actually work at home 4-5 days out of the week! My schedule is somewhat flexible. And, DH is a SAHD. It's kind of the best of all...
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-30-2011, 05:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 248
Posted By slgt
Quote:Originally Posted by Ginger...

Quote:Originally Posted by Ginger Bean http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1305762/sleep-crawling-anyone#post_16355299)
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Forum: Life With a Baby   03-29-2011, 06:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 248
Posted By slgt
DD is about 8.5 months old. She started...

DD is about 8.5 months old. She started army-crawling about 2 months ago, has been doing a full cross-call for about 1.5 weeks, and has been very proficient at the whole...
Forum: Diapering   03-28-2011, 05:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 11,272
Posted By slgt
Nature Babycare diapers do contain gel...

Nature Babycare diapers do contain gel...
Forum: The Childhood Years   03-23-2011, 05:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 244
Posted By slgt
She's in underpants during the day, and will go...

She's in underpants during the day, and will go pee by herself.
 
If she has to poop, she gets all agitated. We ask her if she wants to poop in the potty or in a diaper, and she always chooses...
Forum: The Childhood Years   03-23-2011, 12:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 244
Posted By slgt
DD is 3, started using the potty for pee very...

DD is 3, started using the potty for pee very well a bit before 2 1/2. She will not, however, POOP in the toilet. She used to be great about asking for a diaper, but now, more often than not, she...
Forum: Diapering   03-23-2011, 05:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 11,272
Posted By slgt
gDiapers DO use SAP. Click here for more...

gDiapers DO use SAP. Click here for more information. (http://www.gdiapers.com/gdiapers101/our-products/biodegradable-diapers)
I am doing a bit more research to find out of non-petroleum-based SAPs...
Forum: Diapering   03-22-2011, 05:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 11,272
Posted By slgt
Thanks for clicking through to read what Seventh...

Thanks for clicking through to read what Seventh Generation has to say. I'm sharing the link here:
 
http://www.seventhgeneration.com/learn/news/understanding-seventh-generation-diapers
 
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-12-2011, 05:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 491
Posted By slgt
I have to say, I think it depends on the kids....

I have to say, I think it depends on the kids. DD#1 is a little over 3. If we put DD 8 months in the room with her, boy we would have our hands full trying to keep our older one from messing with...
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-10-2011, 04:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 250
Posted By slgt
I'm new to this thread - is it for those of us...

I'm new to this thread - is it for those of us who are struggling with sleep-related stuff? If so, sign me up! DD is almost 8 months. She's teething, she has also, in the past month or so, started...
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