Bringing Baby Home: Preschooler

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Survey: Hospital Birth Versus Home Birth??

Did you hear? A young, Australian woman who lobbied for more support for home births has died after delivering her baby daughter at home. She was rushed to the ER in cardiac arrest. Women and babies can die in both places due to unforeseen labor and delivery complications It's a known fact that things can change in a blink of an eye for a mom giving birth. This is just a survey and in no way intended to start a ruckus here...I would love to hear your stories...I'll tell you mine in the SWH... Have you delivered at home? In a...

Baby's Bag

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Baby #2 Due in 3 Weeks- How to Talk to 3 Year Old About Being in the Hospital

Hello. I am due to have my second baby in about 3 weeks and have been trying to figure out a the best way to tell my 3 year old daughter that I will be in the hospital for a day or two giving birth. I am looking for suggestions on a way in which she will understand the "reality" of coming home with a new baby. She is very excited to meet our new baby but I imagine it is going to be different once the new baby arrives. She is very much our "focus" and we give all of our time and love to her now- which of course will be shared very soon....

Car Seats

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Car Seat for 4 Year Old

I'm in search for a 3 in 1 convertible car seat. I have a 1 year old and a 4 year old. I need to move my 1 year old out of the carrier and into a regular car seat. My plan was to give my 1 year old the Britax marathon that my 4 year old is in and by him a new seat since I will need a booster seat soon. I've been researching the Britax Frontier and the Graco Nautilus. They both have great reviews but I'm not sure which one to go with. I love my Marthon and I feel that the kids are very safe in them so I'm swaying towards the Frontier. ...

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Car Seat ?

My son is 11 months and weighs about 22 pounds, woould it be okay to turn...

Preparing Siblings

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Homeschooling a 3 Year Old

Any advice on starting a cuuriculum for my 3 year old. I'm a SAHM and our budget is slim, right now I can't afford to get him into half day preschool. The least expensive I've found is $95 a week. So I've been seriously thinking of homeschooling him. What advice, websites and curriculum can be beneficial and easy to teach. Thanks moms

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Unruly 3 Year Old

I wrote a couple of weeks ago and i really need some advise. My 3 year old...

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My 3 Year Old

I'm having a couple problems with my 3 year old, the most important problem...