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Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   09-19-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 282
Posted By tdot mama
Not sure what to do

Hi everyone, I am stumped here. My dd, 21 months old, has recently become a horrible sleeper. We co sleep and a few months ago we night weaned (so that we can both get some real sleep) and over all...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   01-09-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 321
Posted By tdot mama
Hi everyone. I feel like I'm in a rut over here....

Hi everyone. I feel like I'm in a rut over here. My 12 month old dd is too busy learning and playing during the day to nurse. This is not such a bad thing because I'm going back to work ft in a week...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-08-2012, 12:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 331
Posted By tdot mama
Hi everyone.  I'm 33 wks pregnant with baby #2...

Hi everyone.  I'm 33 wks pregnant with baby #2 and I can't help but think about what I'm going to do differently this time around.  I have an almost 2 year old DS at home and when I think back.. I...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   11-08-2012, 06:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,544
Posted By tdot mama
Thank you for the suggestions!  Our nights are...

Thank you for the suggestions!  Our nights are here and there now -(some more peaceful than others)  but the good news is that DH has taken over putting DS to sleep and its going well.  Sometimes DS...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-18-2012, 06:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 195
Posted By tdot mama
Thank you for this suggestion skycheattraffic. ...

Thank you for this suggestion skycheattraffic.  I never thought of seeing our familt doc instead!  And I actually like her and can relate to her a lot more.  Luckily, DS doesn't have to see a...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   09-17-2012, 06:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,544
Posted By tdot mama
Hi everyone.  I've got a question... I night...

Hi everyone.  I've got a question... I night weaned my 22 mnth old a few months ago - it really helped us get the sleep that we were both desperate for (i'm currently 6 months pregnant).  It went...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-03-2012, 07:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 195
Posted By tdot mama
Hello everyone!  I have a question for all on my...

Hello everyone!  I have a question for all on my fellow torontonians (Happy Labour Day http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/smile.gif) 
 
I really wish that I could have a more open/ honest...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-03-2012, 07:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 279
Posted By tdot mama
Thank you everyone as always for the wonderful...

Thank you everyone as always for the wonderful advice.  My son LOVES avacados!  he will literally eat 1/2 of one every day and has done this since he was very young!  I am looking forward to when my...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-29-2012, 10:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 279
Posted By tdot mama
Hello everyone!   I am not a HUGE fan of my...

Hello everyone!
 
I am not a HUGE fan of my paediatrician (we have different opinions about almost everything) but she has many many years of experience/ wisdom and is not quick at all to...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   07-11-2012, 06:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 227
Posted By tdot mama
Hi Peony,  what was your transition like?  Did...

Hi Peony,  what was your transition like?  Did you take a few days (or weeks) to slowly have DH take over the bedtime and thru-the-night routine? 
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   07-10-2012, 02:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 227
Posted By tdot mama
Hi everyone,   i'm in a bit of a quandary...

Hi everyone,
 
i'm in a bit of a quandary here.  DS is 20 months old and pretty much relies on me 99% of the time to put him to sleep at night via nursing.  During the day my parents watch him and...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   05-24-2012, 02:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,221
Posted By tdot mama
My son was also a not so text-book sleeper from...

My son was also a not so text-book sleeper from day one.  I remember when he was a new born that he wouldn't go to bed until 2am... but we were so novice that we thought it was normal!  Since then,...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-24-2012, 12:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 439
Posted By tdot mama
Clearly his comfort has been taken away and he...

Clearly his comfort has been taken away and he is now looking for something else to comfort him - something else to depend on to give him the sense of security so that he can relax enough to fall...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-23-2012, 11:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 439
Posted By tdot mama
Thank you so much for your words of...

Thank you so much for your words of encouragement.  I am so glad to hear that the attachment is normal and nothing that I kind of encouraged (above and beyond what is normal,. u know?)  Both DH and...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-22-2012, 06:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 439
Posted By tdot mama
Hi everyone, I have a question.  I have a 18...

Hi everyone, I have a question.  I have a 18 mnth old DS and I'm about 7 wks pregnant.  I feel like garbage (first trimester and all of the lovely feelings that come along with it) and feeling this...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   05-16-2012, 08:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 204
Posted By tdot mama
hello.  I have a 18mnth old active nurser ( DS)...

hello.  I have a 18mnth old active nurser ( DS) at home and I am newly pregnant with our second.  I don't believe in weaning - so I won't - but instead I will allow him to self wean when he is...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   05-03-2012, 06:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 486
Posted By tdot mama
I start of most of my posts like this... and I'm...

I start of most of my posts like this... and I'm going to do it again.  I love this forum.  the support, the communication the knowledge sharing with like minded families - means so much when...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   04-23-2012, 06:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 486
Posted By tdot mama
           Hi.. I just need to know that...

        
 
Hi.. I just need to know that what I am about to embark on will not cause any emotional scarring to me 17mnth old ds.  We have co-slept and night nursed since day 1.. and although we...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   03-08-2012, 05:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 200
Posted By tdot mama
thank you for your reply!  I have read the LLL...

thank you for your reply!  I have read the LLL books and they are helpful.. but there is nothing like talking to like-minded moms to know that we are very much normal and on the right track. ...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   03-07-2012, 01:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 200
Posted By tdot mama
I think my 15mth old is addicted to bobo......

I think my 15mth old is addicted to bobo... (that's what we call it :))  I mean I can't even carry him without him putting his hand down my shirt while he twirls my nipple...  And at night, we have...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   02-29-2012, 11:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 203
Posted By tdot mama
Hi everyone.  DS is now 15 months and its...

Hi everyone.  DS is now 15 months and its amazing to see how much he has grown both physically and mentally.  http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/luxlove.gif But I'm curious to know if he is...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   02-29-2012, 11:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 583
Posted By tdot mama
hello mama. I send big hugs of encouragement...

hello mama. I send big hugs of encouragement because you are doing a wonderful jobhttp://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/bow2.gif.   I have a 15mnth old and we still co sleep.  I remember feeling...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   12-22-2011, 12:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 509
Posted By tdot mama
There is no need to apologize for being negative...

There is no need to apologize for being negative – I completely understand how you feel.  And people can’t understand how we feel until their have btdt for 1 year and counting…...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   12-22-2011, 06:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 509
Posted By tdot mama
After reading my post, I realize that I did a...

After reading my post, I realize that I did a lot of rambling and totally over shot my question! http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/eyesroll.gif
 
So my question is, has anyone had...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   12-21-2011, 06:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 509
Posted By tdot mama
I want to start this message on a positive note…...

I want to start this message on a positive note… this forum truly is the only place where I can be completely honest and not be judged for my nighttime parenting decisions.  All of my other friends...
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