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Forum: Parenting   08-20-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 74
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Forum: April 2012   08-30-2011, 07:28 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 4,310
Posted By thedenverduo
Hi Ladies! Can't wait for our new group to be...

Hi Ladies! Can't wait for our new group to be up, but thought I'd check in with you all here.  We are expecting our second baby on May 7!  My ds just turned 2 a couple weeks ago and we too got a...
Forum: Trying To Conceive   06-29-2011, 12:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 153
Posted By thedenverduo
Definitely not pregnant, and I am still at a...

Definitely not pregnant, and I am still at a total loss as to what's going on, AF is heavier today, more like my regular flow... I don't even know!
Forum: Trying To Conceive   06-28-2011, 07:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 153
Posted By thedenverduo
So ds is 22 months and has been done nursing for...

So ds is 22 months and has been done nursing for about 3 weeks.  The few months prior to him totally weaning we were only nursing once a day or so.  I got my first PPAF when he was 19 months old. ...
Forum: Fertility   04-14-2011, 08:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 376
Posted By thedenverduo
Well, you ladies were right and I was worrying...

Well, you ladies were right and I was worrying for nothing.  Literally a few days after ds started going 11-12 hours without nursing at night I started getting fertility signs and just had my first...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-14-2011, 08:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 394
Posted By thedenverduo
My ds is 20 months and has been a serious...

My ds is 20 months and has been a serious climber since he could crawl.  Generally I just let him climb things with supervision, but our computer desk is off limits, so I just shut the door to that...
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-14-2011, 07:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 485
Posted By thedenverduo
I also think you should transition her to her...

I also think you should transition her to her own space for the whole night first.  I wouldn't start nightweaning until she's been in her own room all night for at least a week or two.  We have...
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-14-2011, 07:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 497
Posted By thedenverduo
I think you are doing everything you can! I...

I think you are doing everything you can! I wouldn't do the salt spray since she is so little.  Just nurse nurse nurse and her eyes will clear up when the cold does!
Forum: Parenting   03-31-2011, 05:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 713
Posted By thedenverduo
My ds is Solomon Grey.  We love the names...

My ds is Solomon Grey.  We love the names Georgianna and Noble for a girl!
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   03-31-2011, 08:28 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 119
Posted By thedenverduo
I just wanted to thank everyone on this thread...

I just wanted to thank everyone on this thread who have given advice to me and others and for encouragement!  My son has always needed a lot of parenting at night.  We coslept from the time he was...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   03-31-2011, 08:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 551
Posted By thedenverduo
I think part of it is picking your battles. You...

I think part of it is picking your battles. You mention that he puts toys in his mouth.  Is this really something you need to take a stand on?  I would probably remove all choking hazard type toys,...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   03-31-2011, 08:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 194
Posted By thedenverduo
We've flown a lot and taken some looooooong road...

We've flown a lot and taken some looooooong road trips with ds.  Each time, about a month before our trip, I start taking toys from his stash that he likes to play with.  I only take one every day...
Forum: Parents as Partners   03-21-2011, 09:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,667
Posted By thedenverduo
No advice but just wanted to send hugs your way!...

No advice but just wanted to send hugs your way! I cannot imagine what you and your kids are going through and will go through in the coming months.  I hope you are able to find a lawyer that can...
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-21-2011, 09:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,225
Posted By thedenverduo
My son had the goopiest eyes for the first 9 or...

My son had the goopiest eyes for the first 9 or so months of his life.  Then one eye cleared up, then the other.  My pediatrician took a very wait and see approach and encouraged us to massage it...
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-21-2011, 09:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 357
Posted By thedenverduo
I would have prepared mentally for an induction,...

I would have prepared mentally for an induction, just in case.  When I ended up with an induction for preeclampsia I was totally blindsided and had to do a lot of last minute research and...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   03-21-2011, 08:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 415
Posted By thedenverduo
Just wanted to reassure you too!  My ds is 19...

Just wanted to reassure you too!  My ds is 19 months and went through a serious phase like this recently.  I think part of it was teething and he just didn't want to chew anything.  We just kept...
Forum: Fertility   03-16-2011, 08:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 376
Posted By thedenverduo
My ds is 19 months old and still no sign of AF. ...

My ds is 19 months old and still no sign of AF.  I know women go longer than this before their first PPAF but I am starting to get antsy.  We would love to conceive again soon.  I have always had...
Forum: Birth Stories   03-16-2011, 08:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,300
Posted By thedenverduo
Loved reading about your birth.  What a cutie he...

Loved reading about your birth.  What a cutie he is!
Forum: Life with a Toddler   03-16-2011, 08:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 769
Posted By thedenverduo
Please please please read Protecting the Gift ...

Please please please read Protecting the Gift  by Gavin de Becker.  The book is about fear as an instinct that we can fine tune, but it also talks a lot about strangers and how to raise children...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   03-16-2011, 08:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,554
Posted By thedenverduo
"Solomon, the dog needs her tail, please stop...

"Solomon, the dog needs her tail, please stop trying to pull it off." 
 
We try to focus on what TO do instead of what NOT to do.  Like "Feet on the floor please" instead of "Don't climb on the...
Forum: Parenting   03-16-2011, 08:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,841
Posted By thedenverduo
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Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-12-2011, 06:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 590
Posted By thedenverduo
Sounds like an awesome idea to me! I have...

Sounds like an awesome idea to me! I have friends whose parents bought houses in their college towns, rented it out to the kids and their college friends, and then sold it when everyone graduated. ...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   03-12-2011, 05:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 236
Posted By thedenverduo
Yes! I think a fish is a great idea, and a smart...

Yes! I think a fish is a great idea, and a smart way to start talking about life cycles and death at a young age.
Forum: Life with a Toddler   03-12-2011, 05:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,066
Posted By thedenverduo
What about a little broom or some little pots...

What about a little broom or some little pots and pans?  My son started getting into copying mama around a year old, he just loves to sweep when I sweep, and pretend to cook when I am making dinner!
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-12-2011, 05:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 659
Posted By thedenverduo
My son is almost 19 months old and still no sign...

My son is almost 19 months old and still no sign of my period!  It has been nice not worrying about it for so long, but we are hoping to TTC soon so we're slowly nightweaning in the hopes that will...
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