Behavior: Toddler, The First Years

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21 Month Son Has Dry Patches/small Bumps on Skin

My son was born with tiny bumps on the back of his arms (like mommy). Now, his back is so dry and after bath, the skin on his back turns very red. I use johnson & johnson head to toe soap-free wash and use A LOT of lotion to sooth his dry patches on back. The doctor told me it was excema on his arms so we reguarly use cream for that too. He does not scratch or act bothered but the redness after a bath and the dryness concerns me. Any ideas?


Zyrtec and Behavior

I have a 6 year old daughter who has allergies which seem to crop up this...

Disrespect & Disobedience

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Trying to Sleep Train a 1 Year Old

Hello Ladies, I have a very sensitive 1 year old girl of which I have been trying to sleep train for almost 3 months. Yes, 3 long, long months. I have tried the Pantly no cry sleep method, and I am going to ritualisticly burn that book. I've tried to let her cry for a few minutes before I go and soothe her, and the child gets hysterical to almost vomiting. I can -on very rare occasions- get her to fall asleep in her crib while rubbing her back, and I can get her to fall asleep while holding her. I don't always have to give her the...

Social Skills

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Is First Years or Evenflo Breast Pumps Any Good?

When my son and daughter were born premature, the WIC offices where I lived provided a motorized Medella pump supplied from a medical supply store. Obviously this was very good. I know that Medellas are sold in Target but I also seen other brands. Is there an "off" brand ie, Evenflo, First Years, etc. that is comparable but without the price??