We took our DS to Daytona Beach with us. He loved playing in the sand and going for a wagon ride on the beach. It took him a day or so to get used to the water and the waves though. Other than that, it turned out to be a great vacation for us all.View Thread
We started giving our DS a sippy cup at around 6 months old. This helped a lot when it came time to get rid of the bottle. My pediatrician recommended that when you are trying to break them from the bottle that you should only give them water in their bottles and the milk should be in a sippy cup. That way they will want the sippy cup more and more. They also make sippy cups that have a nipple like spout. We tried those, but my DS just liked to chew on them. However, they might help you and your little one with transitioning. HTH!View Thread
I am definitely right there with you! I have a 17 month old DS and I am almost 23 weeks along with our second. We already pay $120 a week for an in-home daycare and I have no idea how in the world we're going to be able to afford daycare for two kids! We both work full time and make an okay amount of money, but it's absolutely ridiculous how much daycare costs!View Thread
Have any of you guys started potty training yet? We haven't started, but my DS is 17months and just recently started saying to me "pee pee" and "poo poo" whenever he needs a diaper change. And he knows which one is which. We ordered a potty chair online last night. Hopefully we can get him potty trained before his little brother is born in May.
I have no idea where to begin though. Do any of you ladies have any advice or suggestions? Also, can you recommend a good potty chair just in case the one we got isn't any good?View Thread
My DS is 17 months old and he recently started grinding his teeth. I have tried telling him not to do it, but of course that just makes him do it more. I have also tried ignoring it but he still does it. Any suggestions on how to get him to stop? It can't be good for his teeth and it is so annoying!!!View Thread
I'm glad you asked this because we definitely need a good oven lock too. Just last night I caught DS try to open the oven door. He loves to pull on anything with handles. I try to keep him away from it and tell him "ouch" or "don't touch it's hot", but there's always a chance he might catch me with my back turned. It's so scary! I hope someone can recommend a good one for us!View Thread
I think it would be one thing if he already played with dolls (like at daycare or if he had a sister or girl cousin) but just to get it for him to make him sensitive? That's ridiculous! I've seen my son play with dolls at daycare with some of the little girls, but I wouldn't ever just buy him one. He does have a little shopping cart he likes to push around and throw his balls and trucks inside. And he has stuffed animals, but no dolls or strollers! This seems crazy! I would just return it or leave it at their house like you said. Maybe you could get him a little shopping cart or wagon instead?View Thread
I really like Jace too. I have never heard it before. It's really cute! And I think it flows well when you put it all together. When I was pregnant with my first my SO didn't like any of the names I mentioned either. One day his fave uncle was visiting and asked what name we had picked out and I told him that I really liked Carter. When everybody there said they really liked it, that's all it took for my SO to agree. So, maybe you should get all of his family on board with you and then he will like it too! Lol.View Thread
Aww! That's so sweet! My son is almost 17 months old and he just started blowing kisses. He doesn't really know how to blow yet, but he will kiss his hand and then kind of wave it your way. It's so cute. They really are so loveable at this age!View Thread
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