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  • Forum Post: Daycare Question

    Posted 08/31/2011 09:44:58 EDT

    I also agree with the closer to home.  1) very important to have dh help with pick up or drop off for your stress and his involvement 2) If you get the opportunity to work from home periodically so yo more »

  • Forum Post: Pampers Baby Dry

    Posted 08/25/2011 08:24:41 EDT

    We have not had a problem with a diaper and rashes - though we do love the Huggies for overnites.  DS gets the diaper rash periodically depending on food he has eaten and we found Boudreaux's butt pas more »

  • Forum Post: Mountain Venue Ideas

    Posted 08/17/2011 01:12:30 EDT

    We were married at the Jackson Community Church and our reception was at the White Mountain in North Conway...a bit small for your 150 if you are looking indoors but it was a fabulous wedding and it w more »

  • Forum Post: Women's Health Associates - Newton Wellesley

    Posted 08/12/2011 02:52:55 EDT

    Anyone go to this practice...I have a non-emergent medical question yet the phones have been ringing busy since yesterday.  Assuming this is to do with the Verizon issues.  Anyone have an alternate ph more »

  • Forum Post: Advice for flying

    Posted 08/02/2011 12:13:23 EDT

    Jan, We flew to Aruba which is about 5.5 hr trip with a 10 month old.  On the way we were fine on the way home he was a bit cranky but remember how loud a plane is, as long as the baby is not screamin more »

  • Forum Post: Am I out of my mind? Don't answer that. :)

    Posted 05/17/2011 12:47:20 EDT

    I had a year of classes on my MBA post-baby.  I think Kiwiguy said it all and I would only reiterate: support network.  Do you have people who can come over and take care of the pile of ironing, laund more »

  • Forum Post: Circumcision?

    Posted 05/17/2011 12:33:00 EDT

    We circ'ed - it was my husbands choice but I supported him as I am a frequent uti sufferer and my mom who is an RN has seen some nasty utis on boys - mainly un-circ'ed.  Since I knew I was easily suse more »

  • Forum Post: May Updates - Infants and Toddlers

    Posted 05/17/2011 12:27:01 EDT

    IPW my 12 month old does that periodically and has done it for a few months now.  Some say night terrors due to increased visual memory, some say teething, some say cold/allergies - probably a bit of more »

  • Forum Post: Wipes on newborns

    Posted 04/18/2011 01:18:53 EDT

    I have used an assortment of wipes on ds from day one and no one ever told me different. We did the snip snip too. I dont find I use so many wipes that they are costly.  One trick our pedi told us is more »

  • Forum Post: Working Moms (warning - long post)

    Posted 03/01/2011 03:40:58 EST

    Poppy - Pick a few of those things whether it be Swan Boats, Farm, Zoo whatever and make it clear to both MIL and Mom that you would like to be the first to do that with your DD and would appreciate i more »

  • Forum Post: Daycare Question: Overreacting or No?

    Posted 03/01/2011 03:12:09 EST

    I like Kam's idea as well.  Typically, we do put ours on the floor with toys or in the bouncer but by the time my dh (he does drop off duty) is done filling out the card one of the teachers has gone t more »

  • Forum Post: Working Moms (warning - long post)

    Posted 03/01/2011 03:02:15 EST

    Just another in the line of posts supporting you. I agree with all that has been said but one addition:  One thing my MIL and a good friend told me when I was stressing is that by putting in my time n more »

  • Forum Post: Chicco Keyfit or Gracco Snugride

    Posted 02/22/2011 09:14:55 EST

    I have to agree with those that mention the carseat/baby combo gets very heavy.  My ds only lasted in the graco till about 8 months and even at 7 he was getting very heavy to lift in and out.  I borro more »

  • Forum Post: Indoor Play Places

    Posted 02/03/2011 01:03:38 EST

    Any Metro West Suggestions? more »

  • Forum Post: Ergo vs. Bjorn

    Posted 01/24/2011 10:57:26 EST

    Here this blog is a much better website on how to use the Ergo than the Ergo website... more »

  • Forum Post: sleep training

    Posted 01/10/2011 12:23:39 EST

    LIL - I dont frequently post.  Especially post baby ( 8 months in 3 days) but we are currently having a very similar issue.  It started after Thanksgiving where ds will wake up and we would put the pa more »

  • Forum Post: Circumcision?

    Posted 04/30/2010 09:41:38 EDT

    Similar to other posters - my Mom was very adamant that should this babe be a boy we circumcise.  She is a nurse and only sees the complications of the uncircumcised but I did take it with a grain of more »

  • Forum Post: April updates

    Posted 04/28/2010 04:38:04 EDT

    Congrats Trouble!  Your story is very much appreciated as was RHM's.  As we do not hear enough positive stories.  I know a csec was not your ultimate plan but it had a very positive feel none the less more »

  • Forum Post: What is your baby name criteria?

    Posted 03/26/2010 02:34:27 EDT

    Boys Name will probably be a combination of family names with a small variation.  Very classic sounding. Girls we are very torn... 1) no name already used in the family 2) no name of past relations (b more »

  • Forum Post: Pediatrician for Framingham/Natick/Southboro/Ashland Area

    Posted 03/17/2010 08:54:14 EDT

    Hello everyone - Just wondering if anyone has feedback on any pediatricians and their practices in this area...a previous post recommended Charles River on the Natick/Framingham Line and Southboro Med more »

  • Forum Post: March Updates

    Posted 03/16/2010 01:48:39 EDT

    RHM Congrats!!!!! How exciting would love to hear more about the labor when you get a spare minute.  Also how was the car ride for you - how did you make out?  That is one of my concerns and I am not more »

  • Forum Post: looking for daycare in Natick/Framingham area

    Posted 03/15/2010 03:42:01 EDT

    I recommend going back and searching - there was a post with a few options from myself, RHM and a few others it included details.  The ones that were mentioned in that post include the: KinderCare Dre more »

  • Forum Post: March Updates

    Posted 03/10/2010 02:16:01 EST

    GC it might be different for the preexisting condition but I just had my glucose screening on Friday afternoon and I asked all types of questions as diabetes runs in the family.  Anything under 140 is more »

  • Forum Post: Early Risk Assessment -- what to expect?

    Posted 03/01/2010 09:10:24 EST

    My ERA was a long ultrasound  by the tech then the Maternal and Fetal Medicine specialist came in looked at the images and did his own ultrasound then I had blood drawn - a few vials of it from the ar more »

  • Forum Post: Rude Guests

    Posted 03/01/2010 02:58:00 EST

    It did take me a minute but then I got it...too funny. more »