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  • Forum Post: March Infants and Toddlers

    Posted 03/21/2014 08:08:31 EDT

    Awesome pedi dentist on beacon st in brookline.  Pediatric Dental Associates.  We very been twice, at 2 and at 2 1/2.  First visit was a bit rough, they were barely able to hold their mouths open - it more »

  • Forum Post: March Infants and Toddlers

    Posted 03/14/2014 07:02:06 EDT

    My now 3 year old daughter is also a ridiculous gymnast.  Lots and lots and LOTS of bruises.  to the point I felt compelled at her check up to tell her pediatrician that no, we don't beat her.   If it more »

  • Forum Post: January Infants and Toddlers

    Posted 01/04/2014 04:23:33 EST

    Actually, another thingif you didn't try.  I wound up using seventhgeneration diapers.  My daughter was ridiculously sensitive to any other diaper.  Don't know what these didn't have but seventh gen a more »

  • Forum Post: January Infants and Toddlers

    Posted 01/04/2014 04:20:30 EST

    Try dr smiths  if you haven't.  We had awful diaper rash that it cleared up in two days. After nothing else had touched it...   Only catch, hard to find - only place I've found is amazon.  

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  • Forum Post: December Infants & Toddlers

    Posted 12/17/2013 04:06:05 EST

    In response to siena09's comment: I was raised vegetarian and plan to do the same with DD, so I wouldn't be inclined to sweat the meat consumption. Protein deficiencies are exceedingly rare in the dev more »

  • Forum Post: December Infants & Toddlers

    Posted 12/17/2013 03:56:02 EST

    Will just throw it out there.  My 6 1/2 month old drinks 4 x 8 oz bottles, plus 3 "meals" (about 2 oz of stage 1 or 2 organic purées) Spaced out during day.  32 oz over 4 feedings has been stable for more »

  • Forum Post: November Infants & Toddlers

    Posted 11/07/2013 03:37:21 EST

    It's so hard.  The only way to enforce a time out at that age is to hold them (which I've done reluctantly for hitting or biting.   But I don't want moms lap to be a bad place.  Same with bedroom - sh more »

  • Forum Post: Any dermatologist suggestions...

    Posted 06/19/2013 03:31:25 EDT

    If you are still looking, Rachel Clark - also at BWH - is fantastic too.   

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  • Forum Post: Tipping at a kids birthday party

    Posted 06/19/2013 03:26:32 EDT

    We were recently guests at a similar event.  First, I'm horrified to think what they paid since there had to be 20+ kids there. My children were among the youngest in attendance.  We were quickly repr more »

  • Forum Post: Biting???

    Posted 05/05/2013 02:20:37 EDT

    Thanks ladies.   I may be naive or overly optimistic, but the biting seems to have stopped as suddenly as it started.  We had the two events, they were terrible - fortunately nothing since.   CT, it's more »

  • Forum Post: Biting???

    Posted 04/16/2013 09:35:51 EDT

    Thank you ladies.  I knew I would hear logical practical ideas here.  Much appreciated!

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  • Forum Post: Biting???

    Posted 04/16/2013 09:28:38 EDT

    Thank you all agaiN, I knew I would hear to the point logical suggestions here.  Greatly appreciated. 

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  • Forum Post: Biting???

    Posted 04/14/2013 11:23:21 EDT

    Thanks ladies.  I'm trying to hover - I grabbed her twice when I saw the mouth opening, and once when she had no idea why I was grabbing her, she wasn't going after himthat time.  I've never seen this more »

  • Forum Post: Biting???

    Posted 04/14/2013 01:59:36 EDT

    She is teething, I know she has a two year molar coming in.,  but so does he, he has two coming!   Ok,time outs here we go...

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  • Forum Post: Biting???

    Posted 04/14/2013 08:26:07 EDT


    26 month old twins - one has bitten the other twice in two days HARD.  I let her see me totally focus on helping him, I say " no biting". But what else?.?   This needs to stop!

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  • Forum Post: Sleep training?

    Posted 04/08/2013 11:08:47 EDT

    Soooo hard.  Harder on you than it is on them, I'm convinced.  Our 9 mos pedi visit we were informed that they "don't need to eat at night now, it's just a habit". That 12 hours btwn feedings was fine more »

  • Forum Post: March Infants and Toddlers

    Posted 03/31/2013 09:59:22 EDT

    We have britax marathons as well, it's a fantastic car seat.  Yes we tethered rear facing, my engineer brother figured it out.  He did find something in the book that said it "didnt have to be tethere more »

  • Forum Post: Transition out of the Pack and Play for Travel

    Posted 02/18/2013 10:20:13 EST

    Laughing.  My twins were both climbing out of their cribs young too - the first one escaped at 17 months. She figured it out first, he followed less than 2 weeks later.  I remember trying to explain a more »

  • Forum Post: Gifts for a godson

    Posted 02/08/2013 09:41:13 EST

    I'm with Liv22, highly recommend opening the custodial "share builder/ ing" account.  I have given nieces and nephews stock for their birthdays rather than stuff since the oldest turned 7 - I saw the more »

  • Forum Post: Twins

    Posted 12/31/2012 10:27:53 EST

    State of ma - yes is 8 weeks mat loa per baby, sotwins is 16 weeks.  Anything before should be disability, not "maternity leave".  That said, your employer isn't obligated to pay you beyond whatever l more »

  • Forum Post: Twins

    Posted 12/11/2012 02:39:35 EST

    Thank you ladies! I appreciate it, figured there must be a method - nobody I know has recent twins (the last family set is 21) and I'm still trying to find the time to actually join that mother of twi more »

  • Forum Post: Twins

    Posted 12/09/2012 02:08:19 EST

    Misslily,  i thought of your last post last evening with one sitting on the potty (and actually going) and the other ripping his clothes off just out of my arms reach for no good reason except for the more »

  • Forum Post: Twins

    Posted 12/05/2012 10:01:14 EST

    Omg on carrying two on stairs, that's quite possibly the dumbest thing I've ever heard!  I can't imagine, holy cow.  So many moms I know have a story of falling, or almost falling, on stairs carrying more »

  • Forum Post: Twins

    Posted 12/04/2012 01:48:32 EST

    One more thought.  One adult per baby to the two month and four month pediatrician visit at a minimum.  And bring something to feed them - more than you if you are nursing.  Several vaccines at those more »

  • Forum Post: Twins

    Posted 12/03/2012 11:17:44 EST

    One more thought. Someone else mentioned and it's so true, a log. By the end of a day of feeding and changing two small people 8 times each (we were on an every 3 hr, around the clock schedule due to more »

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