Stages & Milestones

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Milestones...

I'm sure all first time moms get a little paranoid about these milestones our children are supposed to meet... My daughter is 8 and 1/2 monthes old and...

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Hitting the Milestones

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Preemie Milestones

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Toddler Milestones

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Milestones

My 7 1/2 baby still doesn't sits down by himself.... my first one, now 3 1/2 yea...

Birthday

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B-day Gifts

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B-day Parties

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Daughters 2Nd B-day

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Eatting Solid Food

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How Do I Wean?

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Solid Food Advice

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Growth Charts

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Weight and Height

Hi moms, I have a two and a half old boy and he weights just a little over 26 lbs and he’s almost 36 inches. I just wanted to know if this is normal...

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Growth Percentile

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Low Percentile

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Growth, Height & Weight Charts

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Weight and Height

Hi moms, I have a two and a half old boy and he weights just a little over 26 lbs and he’s almost 36 inches. I just wanted to know if this is normal...

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Growth Percentile

I had a re-cert WIC appt today so I had to take all the boys in. I have a 2 1/2 ...

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Low Percentile

my daughter is 12 months old and is in the 20-25th percentile for weight. she is...

Imaginary Friends

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Is It Telling Lies or Make Believe?

My eight year old daughter is still into fairytales. She still believes in the tooth fairy and since Christ's Day is approaching, her Santa questions a...

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Imaginary Friend

My 2 year old kind of freaked me out the other day (about a week ago) when he wa...

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Imaginary Friend

For the last two weeks, my daughter has been talking about an imaginary friend o...

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Imaginary Friends

Ok, quick question: Our almost 3 year old has recently started having imaginary...

Independence

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Independence Day

Happy American Independence Day. I asked my 12 yr old niece what Independence Day meant & she had no idea besides 'independence' & get togethers & fi...

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Biking Independence

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Independence

My 6yr. old is currently in kinder. and is not an early morning riser. I have t...

Language

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Language Skills for a 2 Year Old

My daughter is almost two years old and I am worried about her language skills. When other people are around her they do not understand what she is say...

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Language Skills

I have a toddler that will be two the end of March. I hear so many other little...

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Language Developement

Hi everyone! My little girl is 13 months old and very active. She can say momma,...

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Language Acquisition

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Language Skills

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Starting Kindergarten

My five year old son will be starting kindergarten this year. He turned five in Jan. I see other five year olds that seem much more mature than he is...

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Kindergarten Entry

Why do we delay kindergarten entry? It appears mostly to be because some kids ...

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Kindergarten Trouble

My son started kindergarten this August and he's a really great kid. We had no ...

Learning Colors

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Colors

My four year old boy still doesn't know his colors. He can count,write his name, etc. He is very smart except when it comes to color. The teacher do...

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Learning Colors

I have an 18 month old boy who is speaking well and learns quickly but doesn't s...

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Toddlers and Colors

My son is 3 years old. He will be 4 in March. He seems to have trouble recognizi...

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Learning Colors

Hi Mamas!! I am reaching out to all of you who are Mom to a toddler boy!! My so...

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Teaching Colors

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Learning Letters & Numbers

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Switching Letters and Numbers

Ladies, In an effort to keep up with my DS's matriculation into 3rd grade, his teachers sent home reading comp and math homework folders for the sum...

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Letters

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Learning to Ride a Bike

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How Do You Teach a Child to Ride a Bike?

The title says it all, but here are the details... My six and a half year old daughter needs (in my opinion) to learn how to ride her bike. We bike...

Left-handed or Right-handed

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Lefty or Righty

I just read a question and answer post about a left handed child. Here's my problem, my son will be 4 in October and he doesn't seem to have a strong ...

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Lefty or Righty?

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Preschool

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Preschool

Do you have to put a child in Preschool if they are in a daycare? My son is 2 years old and he is not in preschool but he is in a daycare where he is ...

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Preschool

How do you decide what the best preschool is for your child. Is it location, pro...

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Preschool

How do you feel about preschool? Yay or nay? What's your reasons?...

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Preschool!

Im having such a hard time finding a reasonable priced preschool for my son! He ...

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Preschool

I am looking for a great preschool or mothers day out program...

Rolling & Crawling

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Helping My Little Guy to Crawl

I know that all kids develop at different paces as well as the way that kids these days skip crawling but I would like to try to help my 9 month old ge...

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"Bear Crawl"

So my question is not anything serious but I just wanted to know if I was the on...

Scooting

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Not Crawling but Scooting

My 10 month old daughter does not crawl but she scoots around on her little butt. She can pull herself up and scoot along furniture. I was concern at f...

Self Feeding

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What Do I Feed Her?

Hello. My only child is turning 1 in a couple of weeks and I'm totally panicing about taking her off the bottle. I don't think actually taking her off ...

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Am I over Feeding??

My 6 wks old daughter is eating about 4oz. every 3 hours, but sometime after a f...

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Feeding!

Hi all! My little one is now 7 months old and he eats three times a day with a s...

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Feeding

I am just curious on feeding. I have a 2 1/2 week old daughter and she seems li...

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Feeding

I have a 3 1/2 Month old girl. When is it the righ time to start feeding your ch...

Self Feeding & Finger Foods

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What Do I Feed Her?

Hello. My only child is turning 1 in a couple of weeks and I'm totally panicing about taking her off the bottle. I don't think actually taking her off ...

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Am I over Feeding??

My 6 wks old daughter is eating about 4oz. every 3 hours, but sometime after a f...

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Feeding!

Hi all! My little one is now 7 months old and he eats three times a day with a s...

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Feeding

I am just curious on feeding. I have a 2 1/2 week old daughter and she seems li...

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Feeding

I have a 3 1/2 Month old girl. When is it the righ time to start feeding your ch...

Sitting Up

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Sitting on Her Own

Hello.. My daughter is almost 7 months old and isn't sitting completely on her own yet. Is this a concern? She can sit with assistance but never puts...

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Sitting

My son is 6 months old, can roll both ways, sleeps and eats great, but is not si...

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Sitting Up....

So my son is almost a little over 7 months and he still can not sit up unsupport...

Social Skills

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Social

I find myself exhausted lately....it's great that my dd shares everything with me because I can help her navigate all of the social situations that hap...

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Social Isolation

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Social Situations

My 4-yr-old started preschool in August and has enjoyed it. Her teachers say th...

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Social Services

Has anyone ever had to deal with social services or knwo how they work. My husb...

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Learning Dvds

My grandmother has offered to buy a learning DVD or system for my son because he...

Swimming

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Swimming Lessons

I am just wondering is anyone knows where they do swimming lessons for babies....anyone know?...

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Swimming Lessons

Need advice whether or not swimming lessons for my 8 month old is a good idea....

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Swimming Pools?

Anyone have recommendations for swimming pools/clubs with pools -- outdoor for t...

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Swimming Lessons

I want to put my 3 yr old in swimming lessons, but I don't know where to go. An...

Talking & First Words

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"The Talk"

At what age do you have the sex talk with your children? How did you talk to them about it and did it work for you? Thanks in advance :-)...

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Talking

My son is 19 mos old. He babbles but is not talking like a lot of the other kid...

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Not Talking

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"The Talk"...

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Teething

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Teething

What age do babies usually start teething?...

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Teething

my 9 mnth old is teething. can anyone recommend a safe (perhaps notmade in China...

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Teething

Hi Mommas- I can't believe it but I can't find any advice on teething. Can a...

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Teething

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Teething

My 5 month is teething and is also crying, is there anything to help ease the pa...

Tummy Time

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Tummy Time

My son hates tummy time! After three months, he still is not used to tummy time and very vocally lets us know. Even our daycare providers have mentio...

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Tummy Time

My nine week old daughter hates tummy time. How do I make it fun for her???...

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Tummy Time

Hi everyone! I know that tummy time is important, but my 3 month old really hat...

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Tummy Time

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Tummy Time

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First Steps Early Intervention

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Learning to Walk

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Learning to Walk :)

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Learning to Walk

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Walk Already!!!!!

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