Rice Cereal

My baby is 3 1/2 months old and I am breastfeeding. I feel like I am a first time mom even though he is my third because I didn't breastfeed this long with the other two. My...

Started by Rita on 11/16/2008 in August 2008 Babies

Last update on 11/27/2008 by Lindsey



My 10 month old will only go to bed with a bottle. I know that isn't good for many reasons but she will not take a pacifer at all. I have tried putting water in her bottle...


weaning off the bottle

My son has had a big feed before going to bed for the night since birth (he's 16 months now). His bedtime routine looks like this: -bath -dressed in jammies & a Huggies...


stay at home mommy

I decided to stay at home instead of going back to work... daycare is just way too expensive! But, now my stepdaughter lives with us also... She is 11 months old and has just...

Started by Meagan on 11/17/2009 in Moms Under 30

Last update on 11/18/2009 by Meagan


9 month and she "forgets" to ask to nurse?

My girl is 9 month the first of Feb and she gets soo busy playing and crawling that times whe used to bf at will just fly by and neither of us will notice. I try to sit down...


First deployment advice

My baby girl is really close to her daddy. He puts her to sleep at night and thats the only way she goes to bed. How am I suppose to change that pattern? AND How am I...


RE: Temper Tantrums

Hi, I have a two year old and since she was young it would seem if she got very upset she would work herself up so badly that she would throw up. Now that she is two and...

Started by Marie on 06/09/2010 in May 2008 Babies

Last update on 06/27/2010 by Monica


New to the site....

Just want to say hi & introduce myself! I'm Meg, a 28yr old SAHM of 2 beautiful babies. Excited to have found COM... Any tips or suggestions for the site would be appreciated:)

Started by Meg on 02/12/2012 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 02/16/2012 by Karen


54 hour labour + emergency c section my story

Hi all i had my little boy Harrison Bailey on 7th July 09. My contractions started on the sunday i went into hospital that afternoon but got sent home as only 2 cm dilated so...

Started by Kerry on 08/11/2009 in C-sections

Last update on 12/01/2009 by Michelle


Any discipline suggestions for a 3 yr old?

I know all the classic discipline techniqes. Spanking makes him more aggressive towards us and his sister, plus it usually just makes him laugh. Time out doesn't really work...

Started by Shannon on 11/07/2008 in Moms Under 30

Last update on 11/07/2008 by Shannon


11 month old is not switching to table food

My daughter is still primarily breastfed. Which, of course, I know there is nothing wrong with that. But she is interested in foods, but if I try giving her table food like I...

Started by Laurie on 02/23/2009 in Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on 02/26/2009 by Emily


Wetting his pants

My 6 year old has recently started having "accidents". They have been happening on almost a daily basis for about 5 months now. We have tried punishments, taking things away...

Started by Megan on 08/19/2009 in Working Moms

Last update on 08/27/2009 by CESCELY


Fitting in a workout... realistically!

Full-time working mom (working from home with an "in theory" flexible schedule), with a wonderful full-time working husband, and an energetic almost 3 year-old daughter. I am 27...

Started by Debbie on 09/24/2009 in Working Moms

Last update on 09/27/2009 by Gail


Stress Buster

Lately my stress levels have been going through the roof. From the minute my 4 year and 22 month old boys wake, til they go to bed, they play up virtually non-stop. This has...


34 Weeks and so over it!

This is my second pregnancy and it was a total a shock since we'd only agreed to begin trying to conceive again after our daughter's first birthday. I'm due Dec. 20th, 2009 and...