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Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   10-15-2007, 01:20 AM
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Views: 191
Posted By SparklyMoose
I wanted to buy a book for my almost 30 month...

I wanted to buy a book for my almost 30 month old son about Thanksgiving. When we eat Thanksgiving dinner, we go to my parents and my MIL's houses, so he does see turkey on the table, but he and I...
Forum: Life With a Baby   07-28-2006, 02:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 544
Posted By SparklyMoose
My son didn't like to be talked to while he was...

My son didn't like to be talked to while he was eating. It was fine with him if I talked on the phone, or with other people in the room. If I was talking to him, though, he'd start crabbing until I...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   07-24-2006, 03:15 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 8,346
Posted By SparklyMoose
Quote: Originally Posted by spruce Yes, we...

Quote:
Originally Posted by spruce
Yes, we will encourage our son to wait until marriage.

But will you allow/permit/love on the fact that he might be ready for marriage by 17?

love, penelope...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   07-24-2006, 02:34 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 8,346
Posted By SparklyMoose
Yes, we will encourage our son to wait until...

Yes, we will encourage our son to wait until marriage. I don't want him to feel that sex is something to be taken lightly, because I don't feel it is. My husband was my first, though we were not yet...
Forum: Life With a Baby   07-24-2006, 12:05 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,861
Posted By SparklyMoose
I've got a son, so his bathing suits are...

I've got a son, so his bathing suits are trunks-only. However, I wore a bikini as a pre-schooler. I don't think there's anything wrong with a two-piece in and of itself. A two-piece, whether on a...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   07-19-2006, 03:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 845
Posted By SparklyMoose
http://www.partnersinpedatrics.com They're...

http://www.partnersinpedatrics.com

They're great. We were asked about vaccinations when His Weirdness was tiny, we signed a waiver saying we were not vaxing. The only time it's been brought up...
Forum: Life With a Baby   07-19-2006, 02:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 681
Posted By SparklyMoose
My almost 15 month old just had his first.

My almost 15 month old just had his first.
Forum: Life With a Baby   07-15-2006, 03:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 607
Posted By SparklyMoose
Living in Colorado, constant bathing can REALLY...

Living in Colorado, constant bathing can REALLY dry you out, even with liberal applications of lotion. As a baby, we were probably bathing him twice a week, and now about once a week. Of course, he...
Forum: Life With a Baby   07-15-2006, 03:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 312
Posted By SparklyMoose
We just went camping with our son for the first...

We just went camping with our son for the first time this summer (he's almost 15 months...didn't work out with work schedules last summer!...
Forum: Life With a Baby   07-13-2006, 01:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 312
Posted By SparklyMoose
Plenty of water and sunscreen and layers. Those...

Plenty of water and sunscreen and layers. Those are survival tips for Colorado from sea level. Don't do too much, either. It's hard to recognize altitude sickness coming on before it happens, but...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-11-2006, 07:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 450
Posted By SparklyMoose
I've planned for awhile now to teach my son to...

I've planned for awhile now to teach my son to look for a woman with children if he gets separated from us. The thing I plan on teaching him about talking to strangers is that for children, they...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-11-2006, 07:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 410
Posted By SparklyMoose
Mine fell asleep in the car today clutching a...

Mine fell asleep in the car today clutching a pool noodle. I'm sad that the camera was at home on the desk, as it was too freaking cute for words....
Forum: Life With a Baby   07-11-2006, 01:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,051
Posted By SparklyMoose
We were using Free and Clear whatever was on...

We were using Free and Clear whatever was on sale for a long time. I bought one bottle of All Baby, and I *hated* the smell. He's never had a reaction to laundry, and it makes my life easier. We...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-10-2006, 07:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,056
Posted By SparklyMoose
Mine, too. He's been hugely social since he was...

Mine, too. He's been hugely social since he was little, and he's only getting moreso as he gets older. He's 14 months now. He also isn't as sure about other kids as he is of grownups. I do worry...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-10-2006, 07:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 273
Posted By SparklyMoose
There's one of these in the Babes forum, but our...

There's one of these in the Babes forum, but our toddlers are definitely different people. A friend of mine sent this to me:

If it is off, I must turn it on.
If it is folded, I must unfold it....
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-10-2006, 06:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 424
Posted By SparklyMoose
My 14 month old just started throwing tantrums....

My 14 month old just started throwing tantrums. Full on screaming, thrashing, throwing himself rigidly backwards, going limp if you try to pick up him, the whole ball of wax. It's pretty dramatic.
...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-09-2006, 05:16 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,818
Posted By SparklyMoose
Twice a child has done something physical to my...

Twice a child has done something physical to my (now 14 month old) son. Both times, I told them in my Mom Voice to knock it off. It was clear from the looks on their faces that rarely do their own...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-09-2006, 04:31 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,379
Posted By SparklyMoose
Gabriel went camping for the first time (sort...

Gabriel went camping for the first time (sort of) this weekend. He's only been walking for a few weeks, so the whole uneven ground, slopes, and such was a bit of a challenge for him. We'd been there...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-28-2006, 07:47 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 1,200
Posted By SparklyMoose
How many teeth they're supposed to have? And...

How many teeth they're supposed to have? And yours is working on #16? HAH! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif Gabriel's got 4. He popped two at about 9 months old, two...
Forum: Life With a Baby   06-28-2006, 07:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 705
Posted By SparklyMoose
We never got around to it last summer, as my...

We never got around to it last summer, as my sister borrowed my bathing suit and then lost it. So Gabriel's first time in the pool was at right around a year. He hated it the first time, but he got...
Forum: Life With a Baby   06-28-2006, 07:33 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,486
Posted By SparklyMoose
I live in Colorado. It's very dry here. If you...

I live in Colorado. It's very dry here. If you bathe them every day, they're going to dry out like nobody's business.

Mine generally gets a bath a week. He certainly gets CLEANED more often than...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-27-2006, 12:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 450
Posted By SparklyMoose
My 14 month old hits and pinches. Sometimes just...

My 14 month old hits and pinches. Sometimes just because he can, sometimes because he's crabby. He doesn't remember on his own not to (and sometimes, as he's doing it, he says, "Ow!" since that's...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-26-2006, 02:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,001
Posted By SparklyMoose
I make silly faces and voices at my son to make...

I make silly faces and voices at my son to make him laugh. I also talk to him as if he is a human being. Go figure. He may be a SMALL human being, but he's still a human being. I don't know how...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-25-2006, 10:12 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 1,200
Posted By SparklyMoose
Gabriel figured out how to stand up today! He's...

Gabriel figured out how to stand up today! He's been pulling up for months (since he was about 7-8 months old). Today, though, he managed to stand up in the middle of the walkway at the mall without...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-25-2006, 10:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 311
Posted By SparklyMoose
I've actually been wondering the same thing with...

I've actually been wondering the same thing with my 14 month old. I don't honestly think he's ready, but he's started taking his diaper off if it's wet or stinky. I don't think he has enough...
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