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  • Forum Post: Plastic hangers

    Posted 02/25/2012 11:27:42 EST

    Try a consignment shop or offer them to friends who might be planning to consign.  We have a couple of big one-day consignment sales in my area (South Shore) and when they come up, everyone is looking more »

  • Forum Post: ASD/PDD

    Posted 11/12/2011 08:52:28 EST

    As a parent whose 5 year old son has the same diagnosis, I can tell you that your compassion and desire to help mean more than you can know.  One of the most important things you can do is to continue more »

  • Forum Post: Consignment Shops

    Posted 10/17/2011 10:46:09 EDT

    There is a consignment sale coming up next month that you might be interested in--I have been both a consigner and shopper and have been impressed with the quality and variety of items. I shopped @ th more »

  • Forum Post: Barbara's mailbag - update?

    Posted 06/21/2011 09:36:25 EDT

    I, too, am surprised.  Her answer seemed a bit curt--she is usually much more thorough.   more »

  • Forum Post: Baby's 1st Birthday Party!

    Posted 04/15/2011 12:43:13 EDT

    I agree with others that your idea is a good one--IMO simple is best.  If you wanted to add a couple of special things for the babies, you could blow a few bubbles or put on some kid-friendly music (i more »

  • Forum Post: South Shore or Jordan Hospital

    Posted 03/22/2011 12:15:36 EDT

    I can only speak for South Shore Hospital but overall we had a very good experience there.  With our first child (a daughter) 9 years ago we were a bit overwhelmed and let the doctor and nurses take m more »

  • Forum Post: Gift for 2 year old boy?

    Posted 02/15/2011 09:02:20 EST

    Duplo or Mega Bloks are both great--he will use them for years!  I know you can often find a big tub of the Mega Bloks at either Costco or BJ's.   more »

  • Forum Post: sleep training

    Posted 01/09/2011 10:20:14 EST

    I see no reason for criticism.  You tried something in the hopes it would give your daughter (and you!) a better quality of life.  She had a need and you sought to fill it.  If what you did had not wo more »

  • Forum Post: maternity photographers

    Posted 12/21/2010 11:35:43 EST

    This is a former colleague of mine--he's quite talented! 

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  • Forum Post: Holiday fun

    Posted 11/29/2010 09:37:08 EST

    My cousin took her daughter to Zoo Lights this past weekend and it was a hit.  This has been a tradition since her daughter was 2 (she's 10 now).  more »

  • Forum Post: 2.5 week old and sleeping

    Posted 11/09/2010 04:17:34 EST

    Both of my children preferred a semi-upright position for sleeping, so a flat bassinet didn't work.  We used the Fisher-Price baby papasan for the first few months.  I saw this product in a magazine a more »

  • Forum Post: Switching OBs at 32 weeks

    Posted 07/24/2010 08:07:35 EDT

    I had to switch OBs at 35 weeks during my first pregnancy (due to my husband being transfered).  The doctors in the practice made an excellent effort to get to know me in a limited amount of time.  We more »

  • Forum Post: help with swelling

    Posted 06/19/2010 04:54:08 EDT

    In addition to the suggestions of exercise and water intake, I would like to add that pre-natal massage can be helpful with swelling.  Many OBs/midwives can recommend someone with training in this typ more »

  • Forum Post: Toddler Constipation

    Posted 04/12/2010 08:46:24 EDT

    My four year old son has 2 four ounce cups of organic chocolate soy milk per day---it works like a charm!  more »