Health: Toddler, Luv

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Moving Baby (14 Months) to Own Room

First of all, please dont scold me. I know it was not the best thing to do but but my baby sleeps with us. I have a 5 year old that does too but I already know how to handle that problem as she is excited for her new room and I can transition her more slowly and reason with her etc. I know it will be tough but that is NOT what my question is. I swore I would not make the same mistake with the new baby but I always want them in their crib with us for the first year. That would never change as I have read that SIDS is less of a risk if they...


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Diapers & Diaper Changing

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Diapering Through the Night?

Hi everyone! My 8 month old is mostly sleeping through the night (yea!!!) but, a fair amount of the time, he wakes up with his clothes soaked in urine. poor guy!! I'm using Huggies disposable diapers, size 4. He weighs about 18 lbs, so the diapers are one step up already (the box says 22lbs) What else can I use to keep him dry through the night? Thanks!

Potty Training

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Potty Training 30 Month Old Son

Okay, I'm working to get my 30 month old son potty trained. For 14 months he's shown an interest in using the potty. During this time, we've not pushed anything. However, to meet his interest we did buy him a potty chair (last May) and a potty seat (January). Although most recently there are times he does go, and days I push him frequently to be reminded - it is getting frustrating. He just simply doesn't want to be interrupted from his play. We've done a sticker chart. He was very pumped about that but that has somewhat faded - for...

Sleeping Habits

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How to Get a 2 Year Old Boy to Sleep

My 2 year old boy just won't settle down at night. I have tried everything from the night time bath to a "special night night mat" he can lay on in the living room. It seems since we pulled him away from the bottle (many months ago) he just won't settle down. He usually falls asleep around 9pm and sleeps until 6am. He has about a 2 or 2.5 hour nap at daycare. HELP! I have NO time for myself or my husband b/c he is up playing all night long

Stages & Milestones

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Step Son Drama

What do you do when your step son is more like an unwanted guest in your home? I have tried and tried to be nice....I finally just left it alone and stopped talking to him while he is at my house. He is 12 and is so different than my kids. He will sit and just stare at you all the time, will sit on the couch and stare at a blank tv screen, and will make excuses for everything his mother does (empty promises). Don't get me wrong he will play video games and watch TV. When I try to talk to him, it's okay for a few minutes then he starts...