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Forum: Trying To Conceive   06-14-2012, 07:42 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 2,870
Posted By Luke's mama
I had trouble conceiving my 2nd while nursing my...

I had trouble conceiving my 2nd while nursing my first (he was around 20-21 months), and read the advice on one of the forums here to take a complex B vitamin.  Maybe it was conincidence, but one...
Forum: July 2010   07-31-2010, 11:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,461
Posted By Luke's mama
I would avoid induction if at all possible! It...

I would avoid induction if at all possible! It really seems like a slippery slope--one that leads to epidural because the contractions are too harsh and too intense to withstand on their own,...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-31-2010, 10:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 419
Posted By Luke's mama
I definitely recommend the kiddie pool!! ...

I definitely recommend the kiddie pool!!

Also, what about giving her some spoons and cups and a little flour to measure or something like that while you cook?

How do you feel about videos or...
Forum: February 2011   07-30-2010, 11:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 319
Posted By Luke's mama
I would mention to her that AAP cautions against...

I would mention to her that AAP cautions against Ezzo--she may respect that source more, and it might start her thinking. It might do some good, and if she is offended, probably not a big loss (of...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-25-2010, 04:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,109
Posted By Luke's mama
my DS, now 26 mos, was really not verbal at all...

my DS, now 26 mos, was really not verbal at all at 16 mos except for maybe "ball" and "kitty". He really didn't start calling me mama or mommy until 19 months or so. I was kind of worried when I...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-24-2010, 11:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 798
Posted By Luke's mama
what about nutrition? Could she benefit from...

what about nutrition? Could she benefit from fish oil? I have read that it can really change kids' behavior. Or could she have food allergies, such as to things like gluten or dyes, etc., that could...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-24-2010, 10:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 570
Posted By Luke's mama
oh, and i know a lot of people are...

oh, and i know a lot of people are anti-pacifier, but it has been crucial to DS' sleeping.
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-24-2010, 10:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 570
Posted By Luke's mama
the summer my ds turned one, we strolled him to...

the summer my ds turned one, we strolled him to sleep almost every day for nap. then the weather got nasty so I switched to holding him while walking back and forth in a quiet room or hall and...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-24-2010, 10:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,268
Posted By Luke's mama
just wanted to offer a little hope! my ds...

just wanted to offer a little hope!

my ds loved his bath until at 19 mos old, I was away for a few nights and grandma and grandpa poured water over his head, which I had never done. He totally...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-24-2010, 04:10 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,246
Posted By Luke's mama
Great thread! It is so sad for me to think of...

Great thread! It is so sad for me to think of all the parents (seems like the vast majority) who do cry it out and hitting, etc. etc., and it is so nice to read all these loving responses from...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-18-2010, 12:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 463
Posted By Luke's mama
Yikes, that sounds awful. Toddlers can't help...

Yikes, that sounds awful. Toddlers can't help having tantrums; they aren't deliberately acting out or "being bad," and punishment like that seems really harsh. I imagine it might stop the behavior...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-18-2010, 12:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,163
Posted By Luke's mama
around my son's 2nd bday, we started the naked...

around my son's 2nd bday, we started the naked time and potty learning, and made such small progress!! It took days before he even reacted to peeing and longer about pooping. And yes, it is a mess,...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   07-16-2010, 12:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 740
Posted By Luke's mama
I got my period 10 mos after my son was born and...

I got my period 10 mos after my son was born and wasn't getting pregnant while sort of trying to after he was 15 mos. or so. Nothing happening for a few months after that and then I read on a...
Forum: Babywearing   07-15-2010, 12:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 322
Posted By Luke's mama
Sorry I can't compare all those carriers, but I...

Sorry I can't compare all those carriers, but I have experience with the Ergo, and although it is not perfect, I am impressed that it really distributes the weight on the hips, unlike my wrap and...
Forum: December 2010   07-12-2010, 12:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 403
Posted By Luke's mama
I definitely have more energy than the first...

I definitely have more energy than the first trimester and noticed a big change transitioning from one to the other (this is my second preg). But maybe your iron isn't very absorbable in your...
Forum: Diapering   07-10-2010, 12:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,022
Posted By Luke's mama
This is what i do--well, I asked DH to make me a...

This is what i do--well, I asked DH to make me a diaper sprayer but he never quite got around to it, and this works fine and you get over any grossness pretty fast. Hold the diaper over the toilet...
Forum: Grief and Loss   07-07-2010, 12:02 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 15,379
Posted By Luke's mama
Sending you and Megan love and best wishes. All...

Sending you and Megan love and best wishes. All your love for each other comes across so clearly in your posting and the description of your relationship is beautiful. Thank you for sharing and I...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   06-28-2010, 11:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 619
Posted By Luke's mama
have you read elizabeth pantley's no cry sleep...

have you read elizabeth pantley's no cry sleep solution for toddlers? she has some good ideas about gradually moving away from the bed (to a chair in hallway, etc). to get kids to unwind without you...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   06-28-2010, 07:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,469
Posted By Luke's mama
Interesting! My 2 year old does not like cow's...

Interesting! My 2 year old does not like cow's milk at all. His cousins who were weaned at 1 yr old or before all love it, but the one cuz who was breastfed til 4 does not like it either unless it...
Forum: Diapering   06-28-2010, 07:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,057
Posted By Luke's mama
hmmm, strange! when mine get that smell, i do a...

hmmm, strange! when mine get that smell, i do a first wash with detergent, then do a couple extra hot washes with no detergent, sometimes adding vinegar to the last wash or rinse. so far it has...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-28-2010, 12:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 360
Posted By Luke's mama
my 2 yr old had a runny nose for a week that...

my 2 yr old had a runny nose for a week that seemed to turn into an ear infection yesterday. Today I noticed his ear drum burst. I am taking him to the dr, but my dr. always says yes, he has an...
Forum: December 2010   06-23-2010, 02:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 226
Posted By Luke's mama
This is my second preg, had so much back pain in...

This is my second preg, had so much back pain in upper thoracic area the first time, but am doing better this one! Some things that help--watching my posture (it is terrible). Especially for sciatic...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-16-2010, 04:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 903
Posted By Luke's mama
DS got his 4 1 yr molars at 15 mos and didn't...

DS got his 4 1 yr molars at 15 mos and didn't get his canines for a few more months. His first teeth came in not according to plan however--2 on bottom, then 2 on top, then 2 more on bottom instead...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-14-2010, 11:47 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 11,477
Posted By Luke's mama
Sorry I have not read all the posts, but for the...

Sorry I have not read all the posts, but for the OP, I just started reading Easy to Love, Difficult to Discipline and Unconditional Parenting and some of the ideas in there really made me think of...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-14-2010, 11:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,520
Posted By Luke's mama
what do you do if your child resists/refuses...

what do you do if your child resists/refuses sitting on the potty? this is what my 25 mo old ds does--we started PLing a few weeks ago and he is not really catching on at all. Sometimes he will say...
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