Stages & Milestones: Preschooler, Singulair

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Does Anyone Else Fear Dying Young?

I know this sounds strange, but I have been having thoughts or premonitions of my own death lately. I don't have any reason to believe I'm dying, I just keep having these dreams & visions of my funeral. I realize we're all going to go someday, but what saddens me is imagining my children w/out a mom...I have 4 ranging from 7months to 7yrs. I keep thinking I should be recording video of things I would want them to know, etc. Has anyone else had this feeling before? One good thing that has come from it is I'm sure cherishing everyday...

Eating Solid Foods & Weaning

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4 Year Old Son with Allergies/asthma

My 4 year old son was recently diagosed with allergies associated with asthma. He gets a persistant cough this time of year and in the fall. The cough sometimes causes him to vomit. He has had allergies since he was a baby, however, the asthma part of this is new to me. I feel uneasy about it because he seems to be on lots of medication now. We have a nebulizer and he inhales albuterol twice daily. He also has nasonex, zyrtec and singulair. Zyrtec was the most effective, but now doesn't seem to work as well--this is when he was given...


How Do I Wean?

How do I wean my 11 mos old that will not eat other foods? She'll eat foods...


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Singulair Side Effects- YIKES!!

My 3 year old daughter started taking Singulair about two weeks ago. In the last week, she has become very aggressive, an has zero patience, along with taking 2 hours or more to fall asleep! I JUST remembered there were some crazy side effects from the paperwork I read when we first started this medicine. Sure enough I look it up, and all of these issues we have been having are listed as side effects of Singulair. This week has been very hard on her at home and at preschool, she has never gotten in trouble at preschool before and its a...