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Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-18-2013, 09:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 207
Posted By DaisyMae08
Ditto on the ear check.

Ditto on the ear check.
Forum: Life With a Baby   12-16-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,834
Posted By DaisyMae08
I have no tips or tricks. My only advice is to...

I have no tips or tricks. My only advice is to do what's right for your baby and don't worry about anyone else. I promise you will never regret it.
Forum: Life with a Toddler   10-18-2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 424
Posted By DaisyMae08
I didn't see your post before you deleted it. I...

I didn't see your post before you deleted it. I have a 2.5 year old and a 4 month old. If you want to post again about some of the issues you're having, I'm happy to see if I can offer suggestions...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   09-25-2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 435
Posted By DaisyMae08
Just thought I would report back in with good...

Just thought I would report back in with good news. My babe is now taking bottles like an old pro! She took an ounce here and there on day 1 for a total of 6 for the day. Day 2 she did a bit better...
Forum: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island   09-22-2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 128
Posted By DaisyMae08
This place in Northborough is supposed to be...

This place in Northborough is supposed to be very good. I haven't been, but will be making an appointment for my son there soon....
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   09-19-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 138
Posted By DaisyMae08
Since he's better at latching now, maybe you...

Since he's better at latching now, maybe you could try a position other than the football hold at this point. That would at least alleviate part of the problem.
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-18-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 101
Posted By DaisyMae08
It might work if you wake her up in the morning...

It might work if you wake her up in the morning at her usual time. I find that it takes several days of being consistent with a change like that to see results, so don't give up if it doesn't happen...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   09-18-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 435
Posted By DaisyMae08
Thanks Maggie! I have no idea how much she eats...

Thanks Maggie! I have no idea how much she eats since I only was able to get her to take 1-2 oz via bottle before she started refusing them all together. I'm sure she's getting more than that when...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   09-18-2013, 10:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 435
Posted By DaisyMae08
Thanks Maggie. Can these methods get the same...

Thanks Maggie. Can these methods get the same amount of milk fed to a baby as a bottle would? Or should I expect her to eat less if using one of these methods?
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-18-2013, 06:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By DaisyMae08
Have you tried something as simple as scheduling...

Have you tried something as simple as scheduling the public outings and projects for the morning, when everyone is fresh and rested? That way when it's tired/crabby time the kids can do free play,...
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-17-2013, 05:18 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 85,621
Posted By DaisyMae08
A friend's daughter walked at 8 months. My son...

A friend's daughter walked at 8 months. My son walked at 9.
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-15-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 511
Posted By DaisyMae08
Anytime! If you want to talk to my friend about...

Anytime! If you want to talk to my friend about it to get the real scoop, let me know. She returned to work this fall after a year off and had to stop sending her son and literally cried about it....
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-14-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 511
Posted By DaisyMae08
Have you heard of Turn Back Time in Paxton?...

Have you heard of Turn Back Time in Paxton? http://www.tbtinc.org/ You can do as few as one class per week so it doesn't have to be a huge commitment. My friend's son went and loved it. She...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   09-12-2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 92
Posted By DaisyMae08
Can the 2.5 year old hold out for his nap until...

Can the 2.5 year old hold out for his nap until the 13 mo takes his afternoon nap? I'm sorry. That sounds very frustrating!
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-11-2013, 04:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 151
Posted By DaisyMae08
Yes, that's what I assumed you were thinking. I...

Yes, that's what I assumed you were thinking. I didn't realize you were co-sleeping at night. Probably best not to change that since it's going so well. I think you could try a crib for naps. Could...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-10-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 151
Posted By DaisyMae08
I find nighttime sleep easier than daytime...

I find nighttime sleep easier than daytime sleep. Do you think you coud get her used to a crib at night first and then try for naps afterwards?
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   09-07-2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 435
Posted By DaisyMae08
I'm a school teacher as well. Funny coincidence....

I'm a school teacher as well. Funny coincidence. My daughter so far hates pacifiers. I've tried 5-6 different kinds of bottles/nipples. Great idea about trying when she's not ravenous, different...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   09-05-2013, 05:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 435
Posted By DaisyMae08
Just wondering if the OP has had any luck with...

Just wondering if the OP has had any luck with this. I have a ten week old who isn't doing well with a bottle either. She was doing ok and would take 1-2oz from Avent bottles only. Two days ago she...
Forum: Parenting   08-26-2013, 05:37 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,258
Posted By DaisyMae08
I'm a high school teacher and am currently on...

I'm a high school teacher and am currently on maternity leave with my second child. I stayed home for eight months with my first, and of course am home all summer. When I'm working I feel like it's...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-23-2013, 05:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 233
Posted By DaisyMae08
Well, was it really a bluff? Or did you end up...

Well, was it really a bluff? Or did you end up leaving? If you ended up leaving when you said you would (even if it was an ugly exit) then I wouldn't say he has "figured you out." I would say you're...
Forum: Life With a Baby   08-21-2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 156
Posted By DaisyMae08
He can't eat small chunks of soft foods like...

He can't eat small chunks of soft foods like banana or avocado? If you really have to grind everything, it might be worth consulting a dr.
Forum: Working and Student Parents   08-19-2013, 10:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 251
Posted By DaisyMae08
Not all teaching positions offer such a short...

Not all teaching positions offer such a short maternity leave. It will depend on the district's contract and whether or not you have professional status. I'm a high school teacher and am able to...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-19-2013, 05:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 461
Posted By DaisyMae08
My son is 2.5 years old with no signs of...

My son is 2.5 years old with no signs of dropping his nap. He takes a two hour nap around 12:30, goes to bed at 7:30 and wakes for the day around 6am. He's perfectly cheery until bedtime, but I...
Forum: Life With a Baby   08-12-2013, 04:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 309
Posted By DaisyMae08
Yes, that's true about the EEG. The brain...

Yes, that's true about the EEG. The brain activity would still show abnormalities even if there was no episode during the actual monitoring. Great news that it was normal!
Forum: Life With a Baby   08-08-2013, 11:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 309
Posted By DaisyMae08
I'm not sure anyone will be able to tell you...

I'm not sure anyone will be able to tell you without seeing it. Try to get it on video for the doctor.
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