Illnesses & Symptoms: Preschooler, Philips

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Inexpensive Things to Do with Toddler

I have a soon to be 3 year old that I am now home with. I do not have the money to sign him up for expensive park district or YMCA classes. Do you have any suggestions on inexpensive things we can do (classes, activities, etc) to help keep him entertained? He will be attending preschool 2 mornings a week - but on the other mornings, I'd like to get him out, meeting other kids and enjoying himself rather than cooped up in the house. I know there are always parks to go to - but it seems we did that a lot this summer. I'm hoping for...


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Constipation in a 3 Year Old

My daughter is 3 and is suddenly constipated. She has been an awesome eater until turning 3 and now she eats a very limited variety of foods. We are in the midst of potty training which I read can be an issue with withholding her poop, but she willingly uses her potty to move her bowels and it is the peeing that is the issue. Her diet was high in dairy since she would not eat any meat. She ate a lot of cheeses and yogurts for a protein source. These foods never constipated her before. She WILL NOT drink water and tells me she doesn't...