Kids & Money: Nuby

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How Do You Help a 3 Year Old Child Give up a Binky/pacifier?

Hello! I have a son that is turning 3 years old in less than two weeks and he is VERY attached to his binky. We have tried to limit it's use to naps and nighttime but he constantly asks for it if he is hurt or bored. I told him it needs to go soon. I asked him if he wants a big boy toy in it's place or to send it to a baby that needs it. He absolutely refuses. In fact, some nights he yells out for it. I'm actually dreading the nights he has to adjust without it. I know it can't be worse than bringing home a newborn. But the thought...

Earning Allowance

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Seeking Advice Re: Sippy Cups

Okay, my little girl refuses to go from a bottle to a sippy cup(sigh). She is almost 16 months old. Is this too soon for the switch? She still needs her daily allowance of milk, so.... What to do? Oh, she will not use a cup either. Any questions, comments and suggestions re gretly accepted.


Weaning from Bottle

My son is 1 year old and was a breastfeeding baby up until 11 months old. ...

Understanding Money

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Is There a False Economy to "Make Your Own Baby Food"?

Ladies - I thought we'd be in the make your own camp, but to get started I ordered a set of earth's best fruits and veg from amazon. They cost roughly 75cents a jar. Two months into feeding and we've spent a total of $36 between cereal and fruit, veg and dinners on baby food. Little guy is showing an increased interest in our foods and is eating real melon, grapes, bananas, pears, apples through the mesh feeder. He's also been fed fork mashed unsalted adult food off my plate, i.e. brocolli, chicken, potatoes, pasta. The...