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Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-22-2011, 07:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,437
Posted By Courtney-Ostaff
Yogurt, kefir, butter, and hard cheeses...

Yogurt, kefir, butter, and hard cheeses (parmesan, etc) have a small percentage of the casein (cow milk protein) that milk does.  My daughter had a really hard time with milk, but she loves yogurt,...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-22-2011, 07:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,376
Posted By Courtney-Ostaff
Pffft!  Remember, the work of children (and...

Pffft!  Remember, the work of children (and toddlers) is play!  As long as he's playing, he's fine.
 
I don't really "do" Montessori at home, but I like a lot of their ideas. For example, my...
Forum: Reuse & Recycle   01-21-2011, 09:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,477
Posted By Courtney-Ostaff
Both liquid...

Both liquid (http://www.amazon.com/gp/redirect.html?ie=UTF8&linkCode=ur2&camp=1789&creative=9325&tag=motheringhud-20&location=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.amazon.com%2FMrs-Stewarts-Bluing-8oz%2Fdp%2FB001NEMV3Q)...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-21-2011, 06:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 549
Posted By Courtney-Ostaff
  From Positive Discipline: The First Three...


From Positive Discipline: The First Three Years: From Infant to Toddler--Laying the Foundation for Raising a Capable, Confident Child ...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-21-2011, 06:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,071
Posted By Courtney-Ostaff
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by nukuspot http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1292964/child-spacing#post_16204058)


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Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-21-2011, 05:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,437
Posted By Courtney-Ostaff
Oh, food definitely helps the crankies! :)

Oh, food definitely helps the crankies! :)
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-21-2011, 05:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 280
Posted By Courtney-Ostaff
Sources of fat:   potato chips ice cream ...

Sources of fat:
 
potato chips
ice cream
cookies
fried food (a la homemade nuggets or fries)
 
But yea, if he's growing in height, I wouldn't worry too much about it.  After 2, they grow very...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-21-2011, 05:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,376
Posted By Courtney-Ostaff
Do you have someone who could take #1 out for an...

Do you have someone who could take #1 out for an hour or two? Perhaps the friends who would otherwise come over and play? (assuming they're healthy).  I would want to stay home too.
 
Books:
 
 ...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-21-2011, 02:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 227
Posted By Courtney-Ostaff
Naked baby time!!  :)  We keep a potty in the...

Naked baby time!!  :)  We keep a potty in the living room for handiness.
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-21-2011, 02:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 379
Posted By Courtney-Ostaff
My daughter is 38 months now, and we've had...

My daughter is 38 months now, and we've had phases with both of us (husband and I) being chopped liver at different times.  No worries - this too shall pass.  It helps to have set, defined "Daddy"...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-21-2011, 02:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,376
Posted By Courtney-Ostaff
http://www.michaelolaf.com/JCcontents.html   ...

http://www.michaelolaf.com/JCcontents.html
 
I never buy their stuff, but the ideas are great. ;)
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-21-2011, 02:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 330
Posted By Courtney-Ostaff
If you're going to watch TV, and yes, that...

If you're going to watch TV, and yes, that happens, I highly recommend:
 
Peep and the Big Wide World (http://www.peepandthebigwideworld.com/)
The WonderPets (http://www.nickjr.com/wonder-pets/)...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-21-2011, 02:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 204
Posted By Courtney-Ostaff
Magnatiles...

Magnatiles...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-21-2011, 02:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 769
Posted By Courtney-Ostaff
Not that I've ever heard:   ...

Not that I've ever heard:
 
http://www.babyzone.com/toddler/toddler_development/language_communication/article/toddler-speech-problems
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-21-2011, 02:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,465
Posted By Courtney-Ostaff
My local university offers a water class for...

My local university offers a water class for babies at 6 months, and the water temp is 90F.  But, the pool is only for littles.
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-21-2011, 02:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 607
Posted By Courtney-Ostaff
From Positive Discipline: The First Three Years:...

From Positive Discipline: The First Three Years: From Infant to Toddler--Laying the Foundation for Raising a Capable, Confident Child ...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-21-2011, 02:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,540
Posted By Courtney-Ostaff
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by carmel23 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-21-2011, 01:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,453
Posted By Courtney-Ostaff
This is a great resource for reality-checking...

This is a great resource for reality-checking yourself:
 
http://www.zerotothree.org/child-development/from-baby-to-big-kid/month21.html
 
Just remember, loving him, and him loving you, is the...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-21-2011, 12:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 280
Posted By Courtney-Ostaff
http://www.cdc.gov/growthcharts/data/set2clinical...

http://www.cdc.gov/growthcharts/data/set2clinical/cj41l067.pdf
That's what your doc will use, and so should you.  How tall is he? Has he grown in height?
 
I'd recommend more fat in his diet, but...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-21-2011, 12:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,437
Posted By Courtney-Ostaff
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by cyanviolet http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-21-2011, 07:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 352
Posted By Courtney-Ostaff
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by cyclamen http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1292851/tell-me-about-your-potty#post_16202580)
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Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-21-2011, 07:21 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,437
Posted By Courtney-Ostaff
You know what is great with stock? Rice. You can...

You know what is great with stock? Rice. You can make a big batch of rice with the stock (brown is fine), which deposits all the yummy goodness on the rice.  I keep it in the fridge in a quart jar,...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-20-2011, 09:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,437
Posted By Courtney-Ostaff
  I keep readily available food on her table,...

  I keep readily available food on her table, all the time. Sometimes it's cheese and crackers, sometimes it's cheese and fruit. Sometimes it's cheesy crackers. ;)  Sometimes it's cheerios-like...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-20-2011, 09:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 352
Posted By Courtney-Ostaff
She's 3.  She just likes to help. She actually...

She's 3.  She just likes to help. She actually follows me around and asks to help. :)
 
I'd ask yours whether or not she could feel with her butt whether or not there was more in there!! ;)
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-20-2011, 08:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 937
Posted By Courtney-Ostaff
But, I just want her refreshed for evening...

But, I just want her refreshed for evening activities, and honestly I need that refresher, too.  I would like to drop her off at the Y in the evenings so I can work out, but I always get so frazzled...
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