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Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-16-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By KKsMomma
making bedtime easier . . .

So, we had a great routine going, pretty much flawless. But after some vacationing and a longer separation from dad, my 2.5 year-old is throwing a curveball at bedtime - refusing to get in bed most...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-29-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 680
Posted By KKsMomma
We all have to accept that babies and toddlers...

We all have to accept that babies and toddlers are part of human life and part of our own histories, as we were all babies and toddlers once. Don't ever apologize for the "inconvenience" of your...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-16-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 675
Posted By KKsMomma
Thank you sillysapling. That link was really...

Thank you sillysapling. That link was really helpful for me. It helps to hear about an alternative way to approach this that isn't just "stopping" it by trying to anticipate and meet every need...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-15-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 326
Posted By KKsMomma
I could have written your post! I can't say what...

I could have written your post! I can't say what the reason is for this change in behavior - you could say just normal toddler stuff, the new baby, "high needs," etc. I am noticing that with my...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-05-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 675
Posted By KKsMomma
Ok, and just for good measure, here is an older...

Ok, and just for good measure, here is an older thread from this site: http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1400702/3-year-old-having-a-tough-time
 
It mentions some books, too - plus stories to...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-05-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 675
Posted By KKsMomma
and...

and this: http://www.babycenter.com/0_how-to-handle-your-spirited-toddler_11533.bc
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-05-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 675
Posted By KKsMomma
Yeah, just having enough space to roll over if...

Yeah, just having enough space to roll over if you need to would be nice, eh?
 
I just wanted to give you support again and tell you that you are totally not alone in this. It has helped us to...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-04-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 675
Posted By KKsMomma
Hey, my oldest is 2.5 and probably no...

Hey, my oldest is 2.5 and probably no coincidence that he acts in a very similar way. I think a lot of it is his temperament. He just started screaming about things much more in the past 2 weeks and...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-04-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 141
Posted By KKsMomma
Our oldest son had a rough time of teething,...

Our oldest son had a rough time of teething, every time. When we hit the molars, it was clear that his gums were hurting and he would wince in response to putting pressure there. So don't think you...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-21-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 256
Posted By KKsMomma
I think it is a "thing" that kids do. My toddler...

I think it is a "thing" that kids do. My toddler is almost 2.5 goes through phases of fighting naps. 3.5 is old enough to explain why we do naps, what great dreams you can have, how it makes you...
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-21-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 788
Posted By KKsMomma
I remember our first son slept through the night...

I remember our first son slept through the night early on but his sleep went to crap at 3.5-4 months - waking something like every 45 minutes, 90 minutes tops. AGH. This was when he was too strong...
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-21-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 555
Posted By KKsMomma
The most useful item is a car seat, of course!...

The most useful item is a car seat, of course! If you buy one, make sure it fits in the car your friend uses. And I would go for a rear-facing that the baby can use past 30 pounds if possible. I...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-07-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 301
Posted By KKsMomma
FWIW I tell my toddler about people he admires...

FWIW I tell my toddler about people he admires (kids, grandparents, etc.) who also get their hair washed.
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   04-07-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,163
Posted By KKsMomma
Also I suggest, if you want your alone time with...

Also I suggest, if you want your alone time with DH, to put baby to sleep in another room (if you have one) and sneak away to have that time. Then bring baby to bed with you at the first night...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   04-07-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,163
Posted By KKsMomma
My son was such a crappy sleeper - that every or...

My son was such a crappy sleeper - that every or every other sleep cycle thing, wow do I remember that! I totally feel you when you wonder if it's normal, etc. My doc told me he was fine too and I...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   03-18-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 186
Posted By KKsMomma
I feel so frustrated, because weeks ago we found...

I feel so frustrated, because weeks ago we found a perfect bedtime routine for our 2-year-old (27 months). We would do pajamas, brush teeth, hugs and kisses, then 2 songs, one in his room and one...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   03-14-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,265
Posted By KKsMomma
I have to say I skimmed through the replies to...

I have to say I skimmed through the replies to this post, so please excuse any ignorance/repetitiveness . . . 
 
My first thought was "Wow, he sounds like me as a teen." Being a sensitive teenager...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   03-13-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 135
Posted By KKsMomma
I have a 2 year old and 8 week old son. The...

I have a 2 year old and 8 week old son. The first week sleep seemed to regress - harder to put down, more wakings. We do a song in the bedroom (after lights out and white noise) and one outside the...
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-13-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 381
Posted By KKsMomma
Just remember that you are doing the best you...

Just remember that you are doing the best you can. My son, once he could talk, would have tantrums in the middle of the night abut wanting his shoes on or wanting to hear chainsaw sounds. Not much I...
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-07-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 381
Posted By KKsMomma
Please don't beat yourself up about feeling...

Please don't beat yourself up about feeling overwhelmed or like a "bad mom" with a spirited baby. My oldest son was and is the same way and he is 2 now. He is always happier somewhere other than...
Forum: Breastfeeding   02-26-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 192
Posted By KKsMomma
My milk was gone somewhere around 16 to 18 weeks...

My milk was gone somewhere around 16 to 18 weeks into my latest pregnancy. It was heartbreaking, because my son cried for more milk when there was none. I gave him water at night when he was thirsty...
Forum: Toddler Nutrition   02-20-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 299
Posted By KKsMomma
My oldest son is 2 and does not eat recognizable...

My oldest son is 2 and does not eat recognizable vegetables, unless they are carrots or sweet potato. He does like beans (legumes), pesto on noodles, and hummus. I mentioned this at the last visit...
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-20-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 159
Posted By KKsMomma
I hope the following story reassures you.   ...

I hope the following story reassures you.
 
I had my older son in daycare 2-3 days per week for 9.5-10 hours per day between 10 and 13 months and between 16 and 24 months. Initially, I was...
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-20-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 173
Posted By KKsMomma
Thank you! Hitting a car would be worse. We put...

Thank you! Hitting a car would be worse. We put a rubber band on the utility sink faucet so I can't leave it in the "up" position. 
Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-20-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 239
Posted By KKsMomma
You could get some bedding that really appeals...

You could get some bedding that really appeals to him and talk it up. If you are eventually transitioning him to a different room, you could also decorate that room in a way he likes and spend a lot...
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