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Forum: Gentle Discipline   05-13-2016, 07:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,145
Posted By cww
logical consequences or other approach to bedtime/mealtime dawdling?

My older DD is five, and an expert at dawdling. Especially at meals and during the bedtime routine. Literally if an adult doesn't follow her around the entire time and remind her what she is...
Forum: Potty Learning   05-12-2016, 02:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,222
Posted By cww
Thanks for your reply, girlspn. I'm glad to hear...

Thanks for your reply, girlspn. I'm glad to hear there is hope. :) Our DD is now about 2y 2m, and will be starting preschool part time in a few weeks, but I'm not sure how the preschool will handle...
Forum: Potty Learning   05-03-2016, 10:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,222
Posted By cww
Thanks for all the replies, everyone. It is at...

Thanks for all the replies, everyone. It is at least good to know that we aren't the only ones. It is a bit baffling for us, since we never had this issue at all with our older DD--pooping in the...
Forum: Breastfeeding   03-16-2016, 05:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 600
Posted By cww
Thanks for the response, elliha. I just wanted...

Thanks for the response, elliha. I just wanted to come back to post my experience, in case it helps someone else. I ended up renting a symphony pump for my trip. I had to find a different rental...
Forum: Potty Learning   03-16-2016, 05:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,222
Posted By cww
refusing to use potty for pooping

Our younger DD just turned 2, and she has been consistently potty trained for pee for many months now. We basically just left the potty out and gave her lots of diaper-free time, and sometime...
Forum: Breastfeeding   02-08-2016, 01:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 600
Posted By cww
pumping while traveling for 2 yr old

My DD is almost 2, and this spring I will need to be away from home for longer periods for work. I have a Medela Freestyle breast pump, which has worked ok for the last 5 years. I don't pump very...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-22-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 641
Posted By cww
almost two-year-old just won't sleep at night

My 22 month old DD sleeps in bed with me and has since she was a baby. She has always gone to sleep much more easily than her older sister did as a baby, but she won't go to sleep until she is...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-17-2015, 03:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,326
Posted By cww
I got a notification of more responses to this...

I got a notification of more responses to this post today, and realized that I had never updated again. I took the Flagyl through to the birth, and the baby never got the parasit, but I got sick...
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-08-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 949
Posted By cww
1yo cries and screams excessively if not held all the time

This week my 1yo DD just started screaming inconsolably unless I constantly hold her and walk around with her. I assume this is some kind of developmental separation anxiety, but I can't keep going...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   02-05-2015, 02:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,210
Posted By cww
Thanks to all of you for your responses. There...

Thanks to all of you for your responses. There is a lot here that I've been thinking over this past week.

luckiest, I appreciate your perspective as a nutritionist. All the women in my family...
Forum: Babywearing   02-05-2015, 02:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 688
Posted By cww
Just wondering again if anyone has any tips?

Just wondering again if anyone has any tips?
Forum: Life With a Baby   02-05-2015, 02:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 687
Posted By cww
Thanks for the reply, rightkindofme! I do...

Thanks for the reply, rightkindofme! I do already have an ipad for the older one (we bought it used on ebay for the sole purpose of travel with her--she now has a bunch of ebooks on it in the amazon...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-28-2015, 04:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,210
Posted By cww
Thanks for the reply, lauren. The family meal is...

Thanks for the reply, lauren. The family meal is important to us, and we have tried essentially what you suggest (which may not have been clear from how I explained things in my original post) where...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-27-2015, 03:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,210
Posted By cww
4yo and eating "steadily"

Our 4yo DD is mostly very mature and well-behaved (for a 4yo!), and our attempt to parent with logical consequences has worked with most things, but we are still really struggling with eating. For...
Forum: Babywearing   01-27-2015, 03:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 688
Posted By cww
tips for babywearing really big baby

Our DD is almost 11m and is already probably close to 30 lbs. She is growing out of 2T clothing already and will probably be into 3T clothes before her first birthday. I have a woven wrap that I...
Forum: Life With a Baby   01-27-2015, 03:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 687
Posted By cww
long trip alone with mobile baby and 4yo

I need to make an overseas trip alone with our 1 and 4 year old, and I am freaking out a bit about how to manage 10+ hours alone on a plane with both girls. I'm pretty used to traveling with them,...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   10-18-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,135
Posted By cww
We used the peapod tent for our older daughter....

We used the peapod tent for our older daughter. She is tall but slept in it until she turned 3. It was also great for travel.


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Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   10-16-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,030
Posted By cww
Thanks for the replies, Miranda and whatsnextmom....

Thanks for the replies, Miranda and whatsnextmom.

Miranda, thanks for your long and thoughtful response. I don't know how you guys manage such long commutes to school! :) If I had to take my...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-16-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 883
Posted By cww
katelove and lauren, thanks for the further...

katelove and lauren, thanks for the further replies. I have seen an acupuncturist a few times, so maybe I will try that. Ideally I think what would help most is getting more sleep, but between each...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   10-13-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,030
Posted By cww
tell me about your positive/negative experiences with G&T testing & school programs?

Our DD will turn 4 in January, and we live in New York City, where we only have a 50% chance of getting into our zoned elementary school (because the city has not built enough schools to serve our...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-13-2014, 03:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 883
Posted By cww
mnj77 and lauren, thanks for the responses. Our...

mnj77 and lauren, thanks for the responses. Our older DD was up all night throwing up, so we can add that one to the list as well. It just never seems to stop! She seems fine this morning, at...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-10-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 883
Posted By cww
endless illness when child begins preschool

Our almost 4yr old DD just started preschool full time in August. (Last year she was three mornings a week in a very small preschool of 6-12 kids, but now she is every day at a preschool of 30-35...
Forum: Babywearing   09-10-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 971
Posted By cww
Thanks, katelove, for the response. She is...

Thanks, katelove, for the response. She is already over 10 kg at 6 months, so she is pretty big (she's already wearing 18 month clothing). I'm otherwise really happy with the Moby - while I used...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   09-10-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,598
Posted By cww
I just wanted to come back and post an update. I...

I just wanted to come back and post an update. I was very happy with Barbara, and I was lucky to be able to birth in the birth center (I didn't get risked out, and it wasn't full when I went into...
Forum: Babywearing   09-10-2014, 02:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 971
Posted By cww
proper leg positioning in Moby wrap

With my older DD, we never used the Mobywrap much - the sling and the Ergobaby worked better for her. But with our younger DD, who is now 6 mos, the Mobywrap is practically all we use. But I'm...
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