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Forum: Waldorf   01-11-2012, 11:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,486
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Can you...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-11-2012, 10:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 78
Posted By cyanviolet
I am trying not to use a lot of threats or...

I am trying not to use a lot of threats or bribes because I feel like our goal is to teach our son to behave because he wants to (with the hopes that it means he will still do the right thing even...
Forum: Waldorf   01-10-2012, 11:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,486
Posted By cyanviolet
So, off the topic a little, but as a mixed race...

So, off the topic a little, but as a mixed race family, we really love a lot of the books we get from Barefoot Books. 
Forum: Waldorf   01-05-2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,486
Posted By cyanviolet
Besides a lot of those already mentioned... I...

Besides a lot of those already mentioned... I noticed some people use the same books as we do for different seasons which is interesting. My little guy is 2.5 years old and these are what we are...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-13-2011, 11:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 130
Posted By cyanviolet
Our little guy freaked out and started screaming...

Our little guy freaked out and started screaming when we put him in the bath and two days later his little toes were covered with blisters from Hand, Foot and Mouth (and so were his hands and...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-12-2011, 01:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 388
Posted By cyanviolet
I'm another one of those people whose child eats...

I'm another one of those people whose child eats vegetables (he's only 21 months, picky could still happen I suppose) but something I've noticed is that it's a texture thing. He is the opposite of...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-05-2011, 11:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,421
Posted By cyanviolet
Oh, I wouldn't beat yourself up. My guy is still...

Oh, I wouldn't beat yourself up. My guy is still nursing when I'm home at 21 months, but I work full time and he does a bit of serious thumb sucking when he goes to sleep or is tired. I'm not that...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-05-2011, 11:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 196
Posted By cyanviolet
If you look in the balance bike vs. trike thread...

If you look in the balance bike vs. trike thread you'll see one mama basically describe the progression of learning to use the balance bikes after I commented that my little guy at 18 mo just got...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-04-2011, 02:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 33,561
Posted By cyanviolet
We bought a Wishbone balance trike that converts...

We bought a Wishbone balance trike that converts to a balance bike. It is more pricey then other push bikes but I liked it because it was good for ages 1-5. You get rid of one of the wheels once...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   03-22-2011, 09:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 327
Posted By cyanviolet
You can rent the CARES restraint on eBAY for...

You can rent the CARES restraint on eBAY for around $15. The lap belts aren't made to restrain such small bodies in turbulence. We used one on our last flight and it was much better for our 21 month...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   03-21-2011, 09:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,156
Posted By cyanviolet
Days Ease is run out of the laundrymat. Mei Wah...

Days Ease is run out of the laundrymat. Mei Wah does deliveries and pickups every Weds (morning for our neighborhood). The diapers are supplied (prefolds in a range of sizes, you let her know when...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-07-2011, 02:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 785
Posted By cyanviolet
We only have a big shower stall (no bath, boo)...

We only have a big shower stall (no bath, boo) and our guy hated the shower and out grew/out squirmed his waist high baby bath. We went to an animal feed store and bought a 70 QT muck tub (rigid,...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-03-2011, 03:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 895
Posted By cyanviolet
Besides what is mentioned here, currently...

Besides what is mentioned here, currently popular
 
books illustrated by Nikki McClure (All in a Day, Mama is it Summer Yet?),
Bruno Munari (the zoo book is great...I love what he says about...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-03-2011, 02:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 390
Posted By cyanviolet
If you don't mind nursing, then I would just...

If you don't mind nursing, then I would just keep on doing it, but the idea is that if they learn to go back to sleep without boob then you can stretch the length of time that they stay asleep out....
Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-02-2011, 09:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,985
Posted By cyanviolet
I'm a few months ahead of you in age, but I have...

I'm a few months ahead of you in age, but I have a boy who was never a good sleeper. We consider it a success that he wakes up only 1 or 2 times a night at 19 months and doesn't have to fall asleep...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-02-2011, 09:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,017
Posted By cyanviolet
Stonz Wear makes fleece lined water resistant...

Stonz Wear makes fleece lined water resistant booties that can slip over normal shoes or be worn as is, or with a thick sock. I find they work just fine for a 20 minute puddle session. My walker...
Forum: Family Safety   01-26-2011, 10:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 246
Posted By cyanviolet
Our little guy is going to be 20 months for our...

Our little guy is going to be 20 months for our next flight. We found that he wouldn't stay in his car seat on the last plane ride, so I thought I would give the CARES harness a try since he falls...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-21-2011, 10:21 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,268
Posted By cyanviolet
I would totally let her eat a stick of butter if...

I would totally let her eat a stick of butter if that's what she wants. If she's eating so little during the day, I'll bet she's really craving fat and protein.
 
My little guy is a pretty good...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-21-2011, 09:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,419
Posted By cyanviolet
If you do feel like something is "off" I would...

If you do feel like something is "off" I would encourage getting your son checked out by the Early Intervention folks. Maybe I am sensitive because of our situation (our son has severe hearing loss...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-13-2011, 01:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,749
Posted By cyanviolet
I think I can relate, I have a really squirmy,...

I think I can relate, I have a really squirmy, hates to be constrained little guy...it takes two of us to get him ready for bed also (that has gotten a little easier now that he's 19 mos...I call it...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-13-2011, 10:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,749
Posted By cyanviolet
I agree, you really don't need anything more...

I agree, you really don't need anything more then a heel stick to collect enough blood for the usual 12 mo tests. They were able to collect a couple of vials to do the iron and lead checks at our...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   01-10-2011, 09:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 881
Posted By cyanviolet
Good to know about Tiny Tots. I pictured this...

Good to know about Tiny Tots. I pictured this totally crowded place with lots of plastic toys and out of control kids and didn't think I could handle it. I didn't even know about Sladden Park until...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   01-07-2011, 04:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 268
Posted By cyanviolet
I think once you've lived in Portland it's hard...

I think once you've lived in Portland it's hard to live anywhere else, but I love going to Corvallis since we've become parents (we're in Eugene). Wee Bunz is there, Soft Stars is there, and The Toy...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   01-07-2011, 04:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 881
Posted By cyanviolet
We're not really an exact match, but we...

We're not really an exact match, but we are cloth diapering ,no tv in the house, free thinking, playing in the rain, green cleaning type of people.
 
We're in the 'hood and always looking for...
Forum: Washington, Oregon, Idaho   01-06-2011, 11:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,156
Posted By cyanviolet
We've been using Days Ease for 15 months (we did...

We've been using Days Ease for 15 months (we did it ourselves for the first 3 months while I was home on leave). We've been very happy with them. If you'd like to see things in person, Fletcher's is...
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