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Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-27-2009, 08:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 704
Posted By MimiB
Sound of Music! hee hee

Sound of Music! hee hee
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-07-2009, 02:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 272
Posted By MimiB
OMG - I am in the same boat. And, your story...

OMG - I am in the same boat. And, your story about not being able to get in the house without her wanting to play outside is EXACTLY what DS does.

I do everything from giving him plenty of...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-06-2009, 02:18 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,659
Posted By MimiB
I voted infant, primarily b/c we had such...

I voted infant, primarily b/c we had such difficulties with DS' sleep and I already suffer from insomnia. So, I was going MONTHS with less than 2 hours sleep a day. I was depressed, sick all the...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-06-2009, 02:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 507
Posted By MimiB
My son is ADDICTED to Corn Flakes and Bran...

My son is ADDICTED to Corn Flakes and Bran Flakes. We cut up different fruits to go into it. I used to use yogurt instead of milk but now he just wants it with milk like our bowls.
Forum: Breastfeeding   04-06-2009, 02:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 337
Posted By MimiB
Thanks for the advice, Serena! I was tempted to...

Thanks for the advice, Serena! I was tempted to "check". http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/winky.gif
Forum: Breastfeeding   04-05-2009, 03:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 337
Posted By MimiB
Hi All, Hope someone knows the answer to...

Hi All,

Hope someone knows the answer to this.

My 26 month old has now stopped nursing and it's been 3 weeks. Because he'd only been nursing once a day (and only for 1-2 minutes), I wasn't...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-02-2009, 05:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 209
Posted By MimiB
Hi all, I'm hoping someone has some...

Hi all,

I'm hoping someone has some suggestions for us.

DS - who is now 27 months - absolutely hates getting soap rinsed off him right now. It started a couple of months ago and is not getting...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-02-2009, 04:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 394
Posted By MimiB
Thanks for your replies, Mamas. We're also...

Thanks for your replies, Mamas.

We're also very careful. It's usually either Signing Times, Sesame Street, Sound of Music. The only variances from that were Toy Story and once for Lion King...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-01-2009, 08:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 394
Posted By MimiB
Hi all, My husband and I are kinda pulling...

Hi all,

My husband and I are kinda pulling our hair out about our son's behaviour lately....and we think it's related to the occassional video we let him watch.

We don't have TV and none of us...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-11-2009, 09:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 372
Posted By MimiB
I agree with one of the early responses about...

I agree with one of the early responses about prevention. However, once you were in the situation, I don't really see any other option that to just scoop him up and strap him in, kicking and...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-13-2009, 07:38 PM
Replies: 1,058
Views: 59,453
Posted By MimiB
Get dressed, get dressed, get dressed!!!! OH FOR...

Get dressed, get dressed, get dressed!!!! OH FOR **$&&$&$&'s SAKE - GET OVER HERE AND LET'S PUT YOUR **#()#)*&#(&#ING COAT AND BOOTS ON...N.O.W!!!! WE HAVE TO LEAVE *NOW**!!

STOP SQUIRMING FOR 5...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-08-2009, 07:18 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,066
Posted By MimiB
DS is *really* into hide-and-seek right now and...

DS is *really* into hide-and-seek right now and can't get enough of it. I once hid behind our open bedroom door which effectively hides you in a corner and he couldn't find me at all. I guess he...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-08-2009, 06:30 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,809
Posted By MimiB
These are really cute. DS is days away from...

These are really cute.

DS is days away from being 2 and the words are coming fast and furiously. He's totally cracking us up with some of the things he says.

When he finishes nursing on one...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   10-07-2008, 03:48 AM
Replies: 939
Views: 60,649
Posted By MimiB
...you ALMOST want to wake LO up b/c you are...

...you ALMOST want to wake LO up b/c you are driving past a train upon which an entire car is loaded with school buses. A train AND buses...he would love that!

...after repeatedly explaining that...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   10-07-2008, 03:25 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 7,749
Posted By MimiB
Here's one from this morning. DH handed me a...

Here's one from this morning. DH handed me a large handful of diapers to put in DS' room and butter-fingers that I am fumbled them and diapers fell everywhere. I said, "Uh Oh"...which we say anytime...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   10-07-2008, 03:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 207
Posted By MimiB
Oh my gosh! My husband and I were cracking up...

Oh my gosh! My husband and I were cracking up over this. Please post more of her antics - that is awesome!
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-13-2008, 01:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 977
Posted By MimiB
I have to echo the many suggestions for a DVD....

I have to echo the many suggestions for a DVD. We don't have tv but have pulled out the DVD on emergency situations. My son would also wander off if the thing was just on so here's what I did when I...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-13-2008, 01:19 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,806
Posted By MimiB
Most of the time, he's strapped into his swing...

Most of the time, he's strapped into his swing chair (yes, he still loves it and sorta still fits in it. heh heh) reading while I take my shower. But, there have been meltdown days when I used the...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-13-2008, 01:15 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 7,749
Posted By MimiB
Here's one I saw just this morning at the...

Here's one I saw just this morning at the playground.

A little boy who looked to be maybe 2.5 just dissolved in tears of frustration b/c his mom's sandal was dangling off her foot...and not...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-09-2008, 05:58 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 7,749
Posted By MimiB
I turned off the water to the hose in the...

I turned off the water to the hose in the backyard and he LOST it...even though he had stopped playing with the water quite a while ago.
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-26-2008, 03:23 AM
Replies: 939
Views: 60,649
Posted By MimiB
...you and your LO lock eyes for a second and...

...you and your LO lock eyes for a second and you KNOW that he's thinking that if he runs fast enough, he just might be able to stick the plastic spatula into the potted plant on the window sill and...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-26-2008, 03:10 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 7,749
Posted By MimiB
Flipping out b/c he wants to nurse from the...

Flipping out b/c he wants to nurse from the "other side" but then when I do get him the "other side", he instantly wants the first one again!

Flipping out b/c someone called and I didn't...
Forum: Life With a Baby   08-21-2008, 05:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 223
Posted By MimiB
Hello ladies, A girlfriend of mine is...

Hello ladies,

A girlfriend of mine is hoping to start jogging again but fears that, at 5 months old, her DS is too young/small for a jogging stroller.

Is that the case? Those of you who do use...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   08-15-2008, 11:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 914
Posted By MimiB
OMG! So been there. Around the time DS turned 1,...

OMG! So been there. Around the time DS turned 1, diaper changes started to turn into wrestle-mania...and I would seriously be sweating (or in tears) by the end of it. Either way, there was wetness...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-03-2008, 12:12 AM
Replies: 939
Views: 60,649
Posted By MimiB
...you actively seek out construction sites on...

...you actively seek out construction sites on your walks or drives - even if it makes you late - just so your LO can see all the diggers and big trucks.

...you get excited to learn they'll be...
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