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Forum: California, Nevada   Yesterday, 10:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 153
Posted By JudiAU
No suggestions but I do regularly see lgbt...

No suggestions but I do regularly see lgbt families at west Hollywood park. The park and library are pleasant and near a lot of shopping so maybe it could be part of a routine. And they have a really...
Forum: Elimination Communication   Yesterday, 10:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 168
Posted By JudiAU
We don't ec but we potty train fairly young and...

We don't ec but we potty train fairly young and my kids have big bladders without really nighttraining the yoingest is the first ive taken potty at night because of restlessness. We cosleep...
Forum: Breastfeeding   Yesterday, 10:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 472
Posted By JudiAU
Also, if you have the option at all don't bottle...

Also, if you have the option at all don't bottle feed your LO ever. You are the nursing one. You are the pumping one. You should always nurse your LO by choice. Give someone else that role and...
Forum: Breastfeeding   Yesterday, 10:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 472
Posted By JudiAU
Start very early with a specific time of day.....

Start very early with a specific time of day.. Pump ten minutes in the early morning Take a shower. Pump ten minutes. Make it routine. Make it the same time. Your baby will help your body adjust. ...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   07-20-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 291
Posted By JudiAU
Just take it one step at a time. No one is doing...

Just take it one step at a time. No one is doing it well, really well.

It is very very hard.

You are not alone in feeling overwhelmed.
Forum: Working and Student Parents   07-20-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 449
Posted By JudiAU
Don't take the job. Their expectations are...

Don't take the job. Their expectations are unrealistic. I have been a parent at home with one, two, and three children and I've also worked professionally with a nanny at other times. There is no way...
Forum: TV-Free   07-13-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 538
Posted By JudiAU
My sister always limited certain desirable toys...

My sister always limited certain desirable toys and activities to baby nap time ostensibly because they were too old for the baby to be around i.e. playmobil, lego, more delicate things but mostly to...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-13-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 281
Posted By JudiAU
nature print paper is a lot of fun book

nature print paper is a lot of fun

book
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-13-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 287
Posted By JudiAU
I wouldn't buy them. I loathe party favor bags...

I wouldn't buy them. I loathe party favor bags and never do them. We either skip them or have a little basket of unwrapped items to choose from. When we do them they cost more than $3-5 per kid. I...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-12-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 714
Posted By JudiAU
HA does carry a lot of organic items but not...

HA does carry a lot of organic items but not everything will be. They carry even more OTEK 100 certified garments. What they are really known for is quality, most of the clothes wear like iron. I...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-12-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 290
Posted By JudiAU
The hulk figure would be pretty exciting. Sadly,...

The hulk figure would be pretty exciting. Sadly, it is almost always food. Many many times.
Forum: Working and Student Parents   07-07-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 315
Posted By JudiAU
No for-profit schools. Ever. Ever.

No for-profit schools. Ever. Ever.
Forum: Toddler Nutrition   07-07-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 612
Posted By JudiAU
plain greek yogurt with a little sauce yogurt...

plain greek yogurt with a little sauce
yogurt and fruit blends frozen as a popsicle
hardboiled eggs
very small pb&j or other nut butters +
mini muffin from weelicious
kefir and straw
tube...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-07-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 860
Posted By JudiAU
Well, obviously don't leave the baby alone with...

Well, obviously don't leave the baby alone with her. I'd clear the counters, remove the most used products, and duct tape or tie the handles of the others shut. Clear the floor. Shut the doors. Go to...
Forum: TV-Free   07-01-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 238
Posted By JudiAU
Perhaps you might rethink your goals and how you...

Perhaps you might rethink your goals and how you spend your time. By "work" are you talking about paid work from outside the home distinct from housework or schoolwork. I think, truly, that is a very...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-01-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 707
Posted By JudiAU
Weekly. By which I mean I get them washed our...

Weekly. By which I mean I get them washed our weekly housekeeper changes them. The kids get them ever other week or so.
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-28-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 599
Posted By JudiAU
My kids are 7 and 4, almost 5 and yes, they go to...

My kids are 7 and 4, almost 5 and yes, they go to bed at the same time. DS reads for awhile and DD has stories read to her. Baby goes to bed with me and DH usually does a bit of in the dark hand...
Forum: Potty Learning   06-27-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 446
Posted By JudiAU
Repeat bac-out three times. King of pee. Worth...

Repeat bac-out three times. King of pee. Worth the expense.
Forum: Potty Learning   06-27-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 446
Posted By JudiAU
Bac-out is the king. Of pee. I can't believe no...

Bac-out is the king. Of pee. I can't believe no one has mentioned it.
Forum: Potty Learning   06-27-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 388
Posted By JudiAU
Response

This is the perfect time to start thinking about potty training. Starting at 17-18m is much much easier than at 2. Potty learning is empowering to a toll der and it is awesome to get it out of the...
Forum: Waldorf   06-26-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 115,093
Posted By JudiAU
Wooden Wagon, Plan Toys, and Magic Cabin carry...

Wooden Wagon, Plan Toys, and Magic Cabin carry them.

We had one for awhile but it didn't hold our kids' interest. We ended up getting the Pottery Barn one which they love. Very low key for an...
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-26-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,180
Posted By JudiAU
Hum. It is the first thing that sprang to mind...

Hum. It is the first thing that sprang to mind when I saw nick manes and your child's name. Sorry. It probably will be something she deals with for many years. I'd suggest you tackle it head on...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-26-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 522
Posted By JudiAU
Any sort of device for a non-swimmer, especially...

Any sort of device for a non-swimmer, especially in open water, should be lifeguard approved. Anything else is pretty much worthless.
Forum: Family Safety   06-17-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By JudiAU
Thanks very much. I'm not sure how I missed that....

Thanks very much. I'm not sure how I missed that. He just had a big jump in weight and I didn't but two and two together. One car has a Frontier 90 and I'll keep him harnessed there. The prius...
Forum: Family Safety   06-15-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By JudiAU
When should I consider allowing my son to ride in a booster

My son just turned seven and will enter 2nd grade in the fall. He is quite tall, very high percentage and just hit 70 pounds, all in proportion. He rides in either a Britax frontier I think, the new...
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