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Forum: Life With a Baby   03-08-2015, 03:58 PM
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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: 9
Views: 247
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: 258
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: 2
Views: 94
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: 9
Views: 247
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: 9
Views: 247
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: 258
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: 2
Views: 94
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: 685
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: 647
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: 587
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: 647
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: 587
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: 587
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: 568
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: 972
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: 568
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...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-21-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By cww
pokeyAC, thanks for the response!  I've been...

pokeyAC, thanks for the response!  I've been doing both acupuncture and seeing a chiropractor regularly (because of problems with hip pain throughout), but it didn't seem to help with this.  I did...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-18-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 740
Posted By cww
Thanks for your replies, MeepyCat and...

Thanks for your replies, MeepyCat and blessedwithboys.  The two parasites are giardia lamblia (protozoa) and entamoeba histolytica (amoeba).  There are a list of specific antibiotic agents that have...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-18-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 740
Posted By cww
Our DD just turned 3, and in the last year we...

Our DD just turned 3, and in the last year we have all had two different intestinal parasites, multiple times.  I'm pregnant, with my due date at the end of next week, and I have had to be treated...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   02-18-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By cww
I've had some round ligament pain throughout...

I've had some round ligament pain throughout this pregnancy, which has typically come on intermittently while walking but would go away when I rested.  But yesterday it came on pretty strongly when...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-15-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 299
Posted By cww
Thanks, newlypregnant.  Yes, these "one size...

Thanks, newlypregnant.  Yes, these "one size fits all" policies really drive me nuts.  This particular birth center is really the only game in town if you don't want either a home or hospital birth,...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-13-2013, 06:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 299
Posted By cww
Thanks for your encouragement, Ola_ and...

Thanks for your encouragement, Ola_ and lucylucy.  It always helps me to feel better to hear from other supportive moms, especially when I feel caught in some part of this larger health system which...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-13-2013, 08:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 299
Posted By cww
I'm starting to get a little bit worried about...

I'm starting to get a little bit worried about weight gain (not because I actually think there is any real issue, but because the birth center kicks you out if you gain over 40 lbs).  
 
I am 6'2"...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-13-2013, 07:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 546
Posted By cww
Thanks for the responses, sassyfirechick,...

Thanks for the responses, sassyfirechick, laurela and Rachet - sorry for not responding sooner - I'm supposed to get notifications when someone replies, but that seems not to be working, so I didn't...
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