Stages & Milestones

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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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So I'm at Target with my daughter today and I run into a friend. Her sister is ...
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I have the inention of nursing my son until he's atleast 3 if not 4 years old. I...
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So I've been sort of dreading New Year's (along with Christmas too, but at least...
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Hello everyone, I am in a tricky situation. I am a mom of three kids, ages...

Birthday

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My daughter will be turning one in August and everyone is asking what she wants for her b-day. Does anyone have some good gift ideas for a soon to be ...
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Hello, MOms, My son will be turning two in February and I do not know what to d...
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At what age do you start offering parents the options of dropping off their chil...
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Im having a B-Day party for my son whos turning 7yrs and my daugther shes turnin...
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My son will be 6 years old this month and I am absolutely cluless on what to do....

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Eating Solid Foods & Weaning

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My 14 month daughter does't care about eatting solid food. When I bring food to feed her, she never be happy. I have to play her favorite DVD, she will...
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Hello I have a 13 month son who has very litle interest in solid food. I have tr...
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My daughter will be a year old on Monday and I'm trying to get her used to solid...
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Hi, I am having a huge problem with getting my gorgeous 13 month old daughter...
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can i give baby rice cereal to my 5month old till one month everyday? my doc ad...

Growth Charts

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My daughter is 13 months old and is in the 1 percentile for her height and weight. She is still on formula (drinks out of a sippy cup...about 4 10oz a...
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Does anyone have any experience with their children being in a very low percenti...
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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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my daughter is 12 months old and is in the 20-25th percentile for weight. she is...
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Hi Moms! My 10 1/2 month son has not been gaining much weight. He's about 20lbs ...

Growth, Height & Weight Charts

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My daughter is 13 months old and is in the 1 percentile for her height and weight. She is still on formula (drinks out of a sippy cup...about 4 10oz a...
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Does anyone have any experience with their children being in a very low percenti...
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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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my daughter is 12 months old and is in the 20-25th percentile for weight. she is...
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Hi Moms! My 10 1/2 month son has not been gaining much weight. He's about 20lbs ...

Imaginary Friends

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My 2 year old kind of freaked me out the other day (about a week ago) when he was pointing past me telling me to tell the lady to go away....I asked wh...
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For the last two weeks, my daughter has been talking about an imaginary friend o...
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My daughter has an imaginary friend who seems to magically appear and disappear ...
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My husband just shared with me that our 3 YO has an imaginary friend who apparen...
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At what age do you think kids can have an imaginary friend? My sister-in-law ba...

Independence

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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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I know it probably depends somewhat on the individual child, but at what age is ...
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Hi mamas...Ok, I have tried to write this post a number of times but I have so m...
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Independence Center is a pretty good hike for us, but I'm willing to drive for s...
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How common or uncommon is it for a five year old not to want to express independ...

Language

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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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Hi everyone! My little girl is 13 months old and very active. She can say momma,...
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Hello Wise Mommas! I'm going to start by stating that maybe I'm paranoid abou...
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A question earlier today got me to thinking, how many people speak more than one...
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My son is 19 months old and appears to be rather advanced physically and has bee...

Language Skills

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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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Why do we delay kindergarten entry? It appears mostly to be because some kids ...
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My son started kindergarten this August and he's a really great kid. We had no ...
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I have a four year old girl who will be five in early August. I had always thou...
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I am a mom of one kid and I am starting to get nervous about kindergarten, as it...

Learning Colors

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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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Hi Mamas!! I am reaching out to all of you who are Mom to a toddler boy!! My so...
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My son will be 3 in April and is either really stubborn or just not getting it. ...
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I have been working with my son since he turned one on his ABC's and 123's. He c...
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Any good suggestions on teaching a toddler colors? The crazy thing is he knows ...

Learning Letters & Numbers

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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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I just put my 4-year old son into a new daycare and compared to the other childr...
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I have a son who will be 4 in May. He currently attends preschool twice a week....
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I was wondering what letters you first taught to the kids first when they are le...
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Hello. My daughter will be 4 this winter. She attends a primarily play- based pr...

Learning to Ride a Bike

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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...
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My son just turned 9 and he does not know how to ride a bike yet. We tried last...
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My son just turned 5. He wants to learn how to ride a bike. We took him out toni...
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We are in the process of teaching our 5-year-old son to ride his bike without tr...
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my daughter is 4 and this is going to be her first bike. Is it worth getting a m...

Left-handed or Right-handed

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I looked back and couldn't quite find the answer I was looking for so I'm gonna ask. Our 4 year old son is a lefty, it took no time to figure that o...
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I'm just curious is all. I'm right handed and come from a family of "righty's" ...
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My husband and I have a little bet, he is a lefty and I was for sure one of our ...
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I'm seeking your expertise in determining handedness and motivating a reluctant ...
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My daughter is 3 1/2. We have come to realize that she is left handed. I don't k...

Preschool

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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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Looking for a good preschool in the San Diego- East County- area. Any Recommend...
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I have a 2 year old little boy and people are starting to ask me if we are going...
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Hi Mamma's! I am thinking about putting my 4 year old (going to be 5 in Septemb...
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I live in Corinth, Texas. I would like to find a good preschool or MDO 3 days a...

Rolling & Crawling

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I know every baby gets around their own way, but my dd at 9 months 2 weeks old has adapted this interesting variation of a "crawl"... what would you ca...
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My daughter is 8 months 4 weeks old and she's really making "strides" (but not r...
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Hello, my 9 month old son is not crawling yet. I know there is quite a range fo...
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My 8 mo. has not shown much progression in the crawling department. When he is ...
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I know all babies are different. =) I have three children, first two were te...

Scooting

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My son is almost 9 months old and he still is not scooting or crawling. Other kids that I know had already starting to do this by 9 months, or alteast...
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I need some advise/pointers. I have a 3 month old son who use to sleep from 10/...
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my baby is about 36 weeks gestational. last night i found him to have scooted ou...
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Hi Ladies - My pediatrician has never heard of this so I thought I would try you...
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My toddler has been scooting around on her bottom for at least 7 months now. She...

Self Feeding

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Hi all! My little one is now 7 months old and he eats three times a day with a snack in between meals. I feed him half a jar of baby food twice a day ...
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I am just curious on feeding. I have a 2 1/2 week old daughter and she seems li...
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I have a 3 1/2 Month old girl. When is it the righ time to start feeding your ch...
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My son will be 2 next week, he can use a fork and spoon pretty well, but I can't...
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I have an 11 week old breast fed baby. Since we came home from the hospital, he...

Self Feeding & Finger Foods

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Hi all! My little one is now 7 months old and he eats three times a day with a snack in between meals. I feed him half a jar of baby food twice a day ...
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I am just curious on feeding. I have a 2 1/2 week old daughter and she seems li...
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I have a 3 1/2 Month old girl. When is it the righ time to start feeding your ch...
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My son will be 2 next week, he can use a fork and spoon pretty well, but I can't...
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I have an 11 week old breast fed baby. Since we came home from the hospital, he...

Sitting Up

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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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My 7 yr old grandson will not sit on the seat to poop. He strips down to nothing...
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How much would you say would be a fair price for pet sitting? I have a 15 year ...
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Hi i was wondering at what age do babies start to situp by there self...thank y...
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My almost 11 month old sits up on his own, but won't go from lying to sitting. H...

Social Skills

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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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I'm worried about my 17 year old daughter. She spends all day in her room with ...
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My daughters father passed away a few days after christmas. We have been seperat...
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My daughter is 12 and in the 6th grade. She is VERY active in church and school...
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Per my blog...i find myself talking to my mamma-friends and my own kids about ho...

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Standing

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Hi Moms! I'm expecting my second son in March. The boys will be 2 years and 8 months apart. I am looking into double strollers for long trips, altho...
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Our 8 mo. old has been the best sleeper. She goes down to sleep without any fuss...
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Dumb new mom question sorry in advance. My 8 month old wants to pull up to stand...
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Ok, so I'm wondering if it's alright for my 11 week old baby to jump and stand. ...
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Hi! I have a 19 month old son who I have been working a little bit on potty tra...

Swimming

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I am just wondering is anyone knows where they do swimming lessons for babies....anyone know?...
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Need advice whether or not swimming lessons for my 8 month old is a good idea....
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I have a 19 month old son and I am interested in getting him into swimming lesso...
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I am looking for a place that will have swimming pool open all year round at an ...
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I am looking for swimming lessons for my 4 yr old this summer. I live in the Ho...

Talking & First Words

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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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Hi Ladies, My daughter will turn 9yo this summer, and entering 4th grade in the...
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I know every child is different, but I'm curious... What age did your child s...
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Hi I have a wonderful 3 year old girl..she is an only child and has no cousins.....
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Hi everyone. I was just wondering: my son is 16 months old and he doesn't talk. ...

Teething

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What age do babies usually start teething?...
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Hi Mommas- I can't believe it but I can't find any advice on teething. Can a...
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My 5 month is teething and is also crying, is there anything to help ease the pa...
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Hello my daughter is 4 1/2 months old and is teething. She is really fussy and I...
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Hello All my son is 14 weeks and he is in the beginning phase of teething. It is...

Tummy Time

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My nine week old daughter hates tummy time. How do I make it fun for her???...
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How much time does or should my baby be spending on her tummy. I understand all...
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how old should a baby be before introducing 'tummy time'? My 12 day old is alre...
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My eight week old DD hates with a capital H tummy time. She has a tummy time ...
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My 10 week old seems to hate tummy time. She cries most of the time she's on he...

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Walking & Taking First Steps

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What type of walking shoes are best for learning to walk?...
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My daughter is getting to point where she is learnin to walk and i need help or...
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My husband and I were just discussing my MBA and how I need to petition to gradu...
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My 11 month old son has started taking his first steps. He's still a bit wobbly...
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I have a son who just turned one on June 3rd and he can't walk. He's come as far...
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