Nutrition: Toddler, Steroids

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Healthier Choices for Toddler

Hi Moms, I have a very good eater. Not very picky, but I'd like to improve his healthy food choices. He loves veggies, but the protein/meat side of things is tough. I'd like to find healthy alternatives that are toddler friendly so I can spread out the easy favorites (like corn dogs, pizza, chicken tenders, pot pie - the processed stuff). My challenge is time and talent (LOL) - I need stuff that's easy to prepare cause I have my own business and don't want to spend the time cooking/preparing vs. w/baby & biz. Any thought, recipes,...

Bottle & Breastfeeding

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Any Mom's Still Breastfeeding Beyond Age 2?

Hi. My daughter recently turned 2, and is still breastfeeding. She's drinks cow's milk (mixed with breastmilk and alone as chocolate milk), but isn't that fond of it. Right now, she prefers to nurse. I think I read that most kids will self-wean around 2 1/2 to 3 years old. If you breastfed beyond age 2, did your toddler self wean and if so, when? Thanks

Eating Out

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Help! Steroids Affecting Baby's Sleeping/eating

My 16 month old baby can catch the FLU and she can catch a COLD, but she just can't CATCH A BREAK!! She's so tiny and we're working with doctors to monitor her weight gain and she just keeps getting sick! ARGH! so frustrating I just want to cry! Anyways, she came down with a cold and developed croup, we took her to the ER Sun morning because she had stridor (straining to breathe in) and they gave her an oral steroid. It took almost 3 hours to get her to sleep last night, she was so WIDE AWAKE! And she would throw herself against the...



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Asthma & Steroids

Hello, I am seeking advice from other Mom's that have experience with young Children with Asthma. My son who was born with Asthma has been on Allergy medicine and (an Albuteral inhaler as needed) from birth, He is now 9 years old and doing great in school, very little Asthma attacks! Now that we have moved here, his allergies really hit a High and has triggered his Asthma attacks more frequently, So we are on a regumine of allergy pills and now also added Advair, (which is a steroid on a daily dose about 5 months now) But this has been...


Solid Foods & Weaning

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Do Steroids Cause Toddlers Awful Tantrums?

He has been constantly screaming and crying when he is supposed to go to sleep he kept us up almost all night is there anything we can do for him? I have taken him off the steroid