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Potty training

These are just my thoughts and current experiences with potty training my boys. My sons Ryan 3 and Bryson 2 are doing I think exceptional at this potty stuff, Ryan has been going daily for about 3 months now he verbally tells us and can complete all the steps by himself and that makes him feel like a big boy. My 2 yo is on his 2nd week he doesn't give verbal notice yet but instead takes his diaper off. And I take that as a I need to go que. Neither has made the jump to number 2's yet lol but I… Continue

Added by taschema hopkins on August 29, 2012 at 12:13pm — 6 Comments

HAPPINESS IN LIFE

HI 

MY NAME IS KARY AND I AM FROM HAITI. I DIDN'T HAVE A HAPPY CHILDHOOD BUT RIGHT NOW I AM ABOUT TO LIVE ONE.I HAVE MY BABY IN DECEMBER 31, AND I ALWAYS WANTED TO HAVE MY FIRST BABY IN THAT DATE. I GUESS I AM LUCKY AS CRESUS, SO AT THAT MOMENT I SAW HIM ALL MY ANXIETY WENT AWAY. I COULD SEE THE LOVE, THE HOPE IN HIS EYES, THEN I BEGIN TO ADORE HIM.

THE POINT THAT SOMETIMES PEOPLE THINK THAT HAVING A BABY IS A BIG MISTAKE BUT IT IS NOT. I KNOW HAVING A BABY SO YOUNG CAN GUIDE…

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Added by HEAVENLY on August 24, 2012 at 10:45pm — 2 Comments

My 4yr old diagnosed with Profound Mixed Hearing Loss

My daugther had been having problems hearing me and always wanted me to turn things louder or "say it again" because she didnt hear. Her PediDoc send us to an ENT. They removed her inlarged tonsils and infected tonsils thinking that was the reason. At her 6 week check up after surgery the adiologist performed several hearing test. She did perfect with her right ear but failed all in her left ear. The Doctor then set up an ABR hearing test and sedated her. With this hearing test they…

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Added by Trisha Jimenez on August 23, 2012 at 12:01pm — 2 Comments

Home Stretch

Dear Baby Princess,

As I type this, you are in the operating room.

Today is your third (and hopefully final) surgery.  Fourth, if you include getting tubes in your ears.  And though we are getting to be old pros at the day surgery process, it never seems to get easier to watch you wheeled away on a gurney, so sad and scared.

I know I haven't written in a while, and I apologize.  Honestly I shouldn't even be writing now - I need to be working. …

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Added by Baby Princess' Mom on August 16, 2012 at 12:56pm — 2 Comments

Should older children be responsible for their younger siblings?

I have a 14 year old, a 20 month old and am due in December with my third child (all boys).  I have read several comments/posts/blogs on this site about parents expecting their eldest child to help out with the younger one for numerous reasons (parents are tired from work, no family nearby to help out, etc etc).  I wonder how appropriate this is?…

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Added by Angela on August 15, 2012 at 11:30am — 8 Comments

Terrifying, inspiring quote!

I can't stop thinking about this quote I saw on Pinterest the other day: "The way we talk to our children becomes their inner voice" by Peggy O'Mara. Is this not so true for you?! I still hear my mother in my head (probably more so now that I'm a mom, since of course I've turned into her more than I would like to admit!). I'm now so conscious of the fact that what I say and do is going to influence my son forever and ever, lol! The things I do and say that are good, the things I do and say…

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Added by Katie, Mom365 Host on August 9, 2012 at 5:03pm — 2 Comments

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