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Forum: Parenting   08-31-2013, 05:30 AM
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Posted By bettyjones
I never used time out until recently with my...

I never used time out until recently with my almost 5 yr old. I am a big fan of Alfie Kohn but did not find his parenting book very helpful. Most things can be worked out without time out- talking,...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   09-30-2012, 04:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 343
Posted By bettyjones
The circumstances in this case was a screaming...

The circumstances in this case was a screaming crying dd outside my dh's room where he was sleeping. I tried to get her to come downstairs. Then she I put her dress on but I couldn't set the baby...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   09-30-2012, 04:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 343
Posted By bettyjones
Really need some tips on how to keep my cool. I...

Really need some tips on how to keep my cool. I can see it happening. I tell myself not to. Then it happens. So here I go teaching my daughter terrible habits. Today I told her to shut up &worse. I...
Forum: Life With a Baby   05-29-2012, 05:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 239
Posted By bettyjones
My dd2 will be one when I go back to work in...

My dd2 will be one when I go back to work in August. I try to walk her to sleep for at least one nap a day. It takes 10-20 minutes of walking. My dd1 used to nap in the stroller at this age. I have...
Forum: Life With a Baby   05-08-2012, 06:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 285
Posted By bettyjones
My dd1 always slept with us Nd in our bed. For...

My dd1 always slept with us Nd in our bed. For dd2 I decided to put her to sleep in the crib to start the night. Getting her attached to a love helps. The no cry sleep solution has some good ideas....
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   05-06-2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 376
Posted By bettyjones
Finding losing pp weight from baby two a huge...

Finding losing pp weight from baby two a huge challenge! She is 8 months.

Current weight 173 goal weight 150 lost 17 lbs
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-06-2012, 06:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 187
Posted By bettyjones
So it turns out I have 2 afternoons this week...

So it turns out I have 2 afternoons this week that another 3 1/2 yr old is coming over to play with my dd1 ( dd 2 is 8 months).

Homemade play dough - check
Sandbox- check
Bubbles- check

What...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   04-16-2012, 06:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,182
Posted By bettyjones
Wow! That is so sad to hear. There policy used...

Wow! That is so sad to hear. There policy used to be everyone gets a midwife unless there are high risk issues. I second getting a doula. I had all hospital births and wouldn't have done it without...
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-16-2012, 06:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 960
Posted By bettyjones
It is reassuring to hear that it will pass b/c I...

It is reassuring to hear that it will pass b/c I am going back to work in the fall. I know things changes so quick with babies but it just doesn't feel that way when you are in the middle of it. So...
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-16-2012, 05:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 731
Posted By bettyjones
They were pretty had & accompanied by a bad...

They were pretty had & accompanied by a bad rash. I have switched back to nursing only. Once the diaper rash heals I thinks I'll just reintroduce everything slowly& no banana which is a bummer b/c...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-16-2012, 05:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 255
Posted By bettyjones
Glad I am not the only one going through this....

Glad I am not the only one going through this. With us it is hand washing! A step stool at the sink helps b/c she can do it herself. Sometimes she'll do fine for a week and then suddenly it is a...
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-14-2012, 04:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 731
Posted By bettyjones
When constipated this last time, she went but...

When constipated this last time, she went but after much grunting & crying just little poops.
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-14-2012, 04:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 731
Posted By bettyjones
Yeah, I keep hearing mixed things about...

Yeah, I keep hearing mixed things about applesauce. Maybe I'll try peaches.
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   04-14-2012, 04:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 480
Posted By bettyjones
Just. Wondering when other SAHMs have down time....

Just. Wondering when other SAHMs have down time. My is Thursday afternoons when my 3 yr old is at a friend's house & dd2 is napping. I try not to feel guilty b/c who knows I could be up all night. I...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-14-2012, 04:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 255
Posted By bettyjones
Some days it seems like every step is a struggle...

Some days it seems like every step is a struggle from a tantrum over putting on clean clothes( when dd wants to wear the same thing day in day out). Once she has recovered it is time for brushing...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-14-2012, 03:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 436
Posted By bettyjones
For baby #2 - I saw this really cool Oprah show...

For baby #2 - I saw this really cool Oprah show that had a woman w/ a photographic ability for sound. She has DVDs for 6 word every baby uses. It could help you listen to your baby. Good luck.
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-14-2012, 03:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 960
Posted By bettyjones
My dd 2 seems to have a 6 inch radar. If I walk...

My dd 2 seems to have a 6 inch radar. If I walk or turn away she cries. I just don't remember dd1 doing this. I feel bad b/c at times I have to set her down- when dressing dd1 or helping her in the...
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-14-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 731
Posted By bettyjones
My dd2 is 7 1/2 months old. She loves to eat! I...

My dd2 is 7 1/2 months old. She loves to eat! I started her on solids after 6 months of ebfing. But 2 x now she's had pretty bad constipation- grunting & pushing all night poor thing! The last time...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   04-14-2012, 03:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By bettyjones
That is what I have been thinking- I have to...

That is what I have been thinking- I have to discipline myself to sit up & nurse. Please say it's worth it!
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   04-04-2012, 04:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By bettyjones
Dd2 starts the. Night in her crib in my room...

Dd2 starts the. Night in her crib in my room then spends t he rest of the night in the. Family bed. No matter how she falls asleep- nursing, walking, briefly awake in crib she wakes shortly after....
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   04-04-2012, 02:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By bettyjones
I am trying the NCSS with my dd2. My problem is...

I am trying the NCSS with my dd2. My problem is I can't seem to stay awake to do the pantley pull off from nursing. So sleep deprived! Any tips appreciated. Now that I know it can take 2 1/2 hrs...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   04-03-2012, 04:32 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,245
Posted By bettyjones
Thinking about joining too. But I will have to...

Thinking about joining too. But I will have to do the program with a baby in the jogging stroller.
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   03-06-2012, 04:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 246
Posted By bettyjones
Just avoid the pillow topped. mattresses &...

Just avoid the pillow topped. mattresses & futons and you should. Be ok
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   03-06-2012, 03:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 805
Posted By bettyjones
My first dd was the same- waking every 30...

My first dd was the same- waking every 30 minutes in the evening. So w/ dd2 I got her used to being walked to sleep. She still would wake after 30 minutes but just once & then I would walk her to...
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-01-2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 27,233
Posted By bettyjones
There is a lotion from an auruvedic spa in...

There is a lotion from an auruvedic spa in hoboken that really is magic but pricey. I have heard a swim in the sea can work too. Good luck.
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