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Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-16-2011, 01:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 853
Posted By YayJennie
We're in the EXACT same position right now.  My...

We're in the EXACT same position right now.  My son potty trained a little bit after he turned two, and is now 2 years and 8 months old.  He started sleeping through his (2-3 hour long) afternoon...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-11-2011, 06:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 721
Posted By YayJennie
Zero to one was like no big deal at all.  One to...

Zero to one was like no big deal at all.  One to two rocked my world.  Granted, my kids are 20 months apart, so I think that was the major difficulties I had.  But it was WAY different than I...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-11-2011, 06:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,581
Posted By YayJennie
At 2 years old my son was still eating the...

At 2 years old my son was still eating the crayons http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/orngtongue.gif He's 29 months old now, and has made a huge leap with his coloring abilities just in the...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-06-2011, 10:51 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,042
Posted By YayJennie
My son has always slept A LOT of his age.  He's...

My son has always slept A LOT of his age.  He's currently 28 months and still takes a solid 2-2.5 hour nap (sometimes he'll sleep for over 3 hours!) every.single.day.  When he was 16 months he was...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-06-2011, 10:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,784
Posted By YayJennie
My son didn't even say "mama" until 14 or 15...

My son didn't even say "mama" until 14 or 15 months old, and only had a few other words by 18 months.  However, somewhere between 18 months and 2 years, his vocabulary made a huge jump and he was...
Forum: North and South Carolina and Tennessee   07-05-2011, 07:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,800
Posted By YayJennie
I just read through this thread and am wondering...

I just read through this thread and am wondering if anyone knows if the NC registry is just for kids vaxed in NC.  What if I vaxed my kids in a different state (NY)...would the NC public schools...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-03-2011, 07:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,510
Posted By YayJennie
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by DevaMajka http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1315493/is-your-house-clean#post_16478010)


I...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-02-2011, 06:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,487
Posted By YayJennie
We slowly but surely moved my son's bedtime and...

We slowly but surely moved my son's bedtime and wake up time so he was sleeping from about 8pm-7am a few months ago (when he was a baby he was a 5:30pm-5:30am kind of kid!)  We just started putting...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   05-30-2011, 06:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 130
Posted By YayJennie
I'm looking for local AP moms to give...

I'm looking for local AP moms to give opinions/experiences on a variety of topics to include in articles I'm writing for the Rochester Attachment Parenting Examiner.  I need to write these articles...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-25-2011, 07:17 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 11,411
Posted By YayJennie
^^hakeber you would be the person I'm referring...

^^hakeber you would be the person I'm referring to when I said I'm enjoying the well thought out responses and interesting debate :)  nak but wanted to add that!
Forum: Life With a Baby   05-25-2011, 08:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 613
Posted By YayJennie
We have officially reached my favorite "baby...

We have officially reached my favorite "baby stage" with Emma!  She's sitting unassisted, but not crawling, so I can sit her down with some toys and she just stays put and plays.  She's gripping...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-25-2011, 08:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 259
Posted By YayJennie
Do they calm down for bath time?  That's what...

Do they calm down for bath time?  That's what always works in this house because Wyatt will chill out and play in the bath for 30-45 minutes and Emma will sit happily in her bath seat for about 15...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-24-2011, 05:25 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 11,411
Posted By YayJennie
Quote: Originally Posted by...

Quote:
Originally Posted by lovepickles http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Life With a Baby   05-24-2011, 03:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,271
Posted By YayJennie
My son went down between 5:30-6pm from about 4...

My son went down between 5:30-6pm from about 4 months-10 months old.  He always slept better going down early, and would generally wake around 5:30am.  I tried to move his bedtime later and it had...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-24-2011, 11:19 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 11,411
Posted By YayJennie
Wow, interesting topic.  I've only read the...

Wow, interesting topic.  I've only read the first two pages, but want to say awesome responses by the OP to some pretty harsh posts.  I completely understand where the OP is coming from and have the...
Forum: Life With a Baby   05-19-2011, 06:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,160
Posted By YayJennie
Oh yes.  Both my son (who is now 26 months old)...

Oh yes.  Both my son (who is now 26 months old) and my daughter (who is almost 6 months and not crawling) played happily alone while I did stuff around the house.  My house is very well baby...
Forum: Life With a Baby   05-18-2011, 11:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,282
Posted By YayJennie
Thanks for all the input!  Upon reading...

Thanks for all the input!  Upon reading everyone's comments and reevaluating Emma's situation, I don't think she's ready to be weaned from the swaddler.  We are going to try to get her to two arms...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-17-2011, 06:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 318
Posted By YayJennie
My son was 20 months old when my daughter was...

My son was 20 months old when my daughter was born and we had a homebirth.  We did have someone on hand to help with him in case we needed it, but it turned out he slept through the whole birth (I...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-11-2011, 07:09 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,134
Posted By YayJennie
I do leave my 25 month old unattended in the...

I do leave my 25 month old unattended in the bath because I have to get his 5 month old sister out and dried off.  I never leave for more than 30 seconds or so and am always within a few feet of him...
Forum: Life With a Baby   05-07-2011, 10:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,337
Posted By YayJennie
Both my kids have been 30-45 min nappers unless...

Both my kids have been 30-45 min nappers unless I held them (not napped with them or wore them, but held them in arms).  If I hold my 5 month old for a nap she will sleep 2-4 hours easily.  If I put...
Forum: Life With a Baby   05-01-2011, 12:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,282
Posted By YayJennie
I think Emma would do much better sleeping on...

I think Emma would do much better sleeping on her tummy, but every time I lay her down on her tummy she wakes right up.  Any tips on putting down a sleeping baby on their tummy?
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-28-2011, 11:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,282
Posted By YayJennie
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by P.J. http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1310495/how-to-wean-from-swaddling#post_16414964)

We...
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-28-2011, 11:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,282
Posted By YayJennie
She did roll over in the swaddle, which is what...

She did roll over in the swaddle, which is what I'm nervous about.  Luckily she's got great head control and woke right up, so it wasn't a big deal.  But I can't have her rolling over while...
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-28-2011, 06:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,282
Posted By YayJennie
Last night we tried to put my 5 month old to...

Last night we tried to put my 5 month old to sleep without swaddling (mainly because it was so hot, but also because we think it might be time since she's rolling both ways and I don't want her to...
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-27-2011, 11:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 290
Posted By YayJennie
With my first I got it back 5 months pp to the...

With my first I got it back 5 months pp to the day and it was like clockwork right away.  With my second, I got it back at 3 months pp and it hasn't been as predictable, but it's definitely back. ...
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