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  • Behavior: 1,2,3 Magic
    on Dec 6, 2011
    I am not sure if I have mentioned this book before, but I was a teacher before I had children and had not problems controlling my class. My son stumped me as far a behavior. My daughter is doing the same thing now. I started this books method with...
  • Interview with Mark Cuban about his new book, "How To Win At The Sport Of Business"
    on Dec 5, 2011
    I recently interviewed Mark Cuban about his new book. For those of you who don't know Mark Cuban, he is a self made billionaire. He is a hard working, creative, entrepreneur. He is the owner of the Dallas Mavericks, chairman of HDTV cable network...
  • Twitter
    on Nov 25, 2011
    I just joined twitter! I have no idea how to use it but will figure it out as I go. Come see me on twitter too!
  • Moving from the city to the burbs
    on Nov 25, 2011
    My husband and I really expected to raise our children in NYC and thought we were going to live a very happy life there. We both grew up in one of NYs 5 boroughs and planned to stay in the city forever. We had, what we thought the perfect situation...
  • Speech
    on Nov 25, 2011
    Just like the speech pathologist had said, my daughter started talking very well in the last few months. I am so grateful not to have to add another chore to our week by having to go to speech. But I would have gladly done it to allow my daughter t...
  • Interview With Anna Deskins
    on Oct 17, 2011
    Me--Your children's book, The Adventures of Smitty looks magically. Tell us about it.Anna--It's the story of a magical island of little creatures called Smilies and the mischievous little main character, Smitty. He's such a naughty boy. Haha! All th...
  • Newborn Waking To Feeding
    on Aug 18, 2011
    A good friend of mine had a baby a few days ago. She asked me how to wake her new born up to feed her. I immeadiately thought of the friends episode wham Rachel woke her baby and she screamed for hours! But in real life and you have a new born, you...
  • I Am Not A Doctor
    on Aug 18, 2011
    I basically received a hate mail letter tonight from a doctor who, I feel, clearly did not read my posts or personal description correctly. I am not a doctor! I have never said I was an expert! I am offering my opinion based on my own personal exp...
  • Speech After Ear Issues (Tubes/Fluid)
    on Aug 14, 2011
    My daughter has had tubes since December of 2010. She had both ears 100% filled with fluid from the end of October 2010-December 28, 2010. When she had the fluid in her ears she was hearing very little, if at all. She gained no language skills whe...
  • Waking At Night, around 20 Months
    on Aug 14, 2011
    Both my kids did this and it took weeks to fix! This is when I started the clock that turns green with my son and I just ordered it for my daughter. My daughter just started waking up at 4am every night and telling me that she is, "Done!". She want...
  • More About Tubes
    on Aug 14, 2011
    I took my daughter to the ENT for a 6 month check up after her tubes. The doctor told me that her tubes were still in and looked fine. I was excited to here this. Then the doctor told me that I needed to come back in a few months for another check...
  • Book Review- "Carla and Leo's World of Dance"
    on Jul 18, 2011
    I have never done a book review before, but recently, I was emailed and asked if I could review Carla and Leo's World of Dance, by Agatha Relota. This book is educational and motivating all at the same time. At first I felt that the book was writte...
  • Strep in a Baby
    on Jul 18, 2011
    Babies can get step as young as 16 months old. Especially if they have an older sibling. Often parents mistake the symptoms for things like coxsackies virus.My daughter got strep at 17 months. I thought it was teething because she had a low grade...
  • More on Ear Infections & Tubes
    on May 5, 2011
    Apparently when children get a bad ear infection their ear is filled with mucus and fluid. Often the antibiotic gets rid of the mucus and any other yuck stuff in the ear but does not dry all the fluid. It can take up to 3 moths for all this fluid t...
  • Ear Infections
    on May 5, 2011
    Well my life had been taken over by ear infections in the fall and moved in to bronchiolitis in the winter/spring. Lucky me!Let's start with ear infections first. And start simply.Apparently we all have tubes in our ears that run from the ear to th...
  • Tubes
    on May 5, 2011
    So now your child has tubes. What does that mean...Basically, the ENT is making a small hole in your child ear drum and then inserting a very small plastic tube that will allow fluid and mucus to drain out of the ear and into the nose. Now your chi...
  • Update
    on Feb 13, 2011
    I am so sorry that I have not posted in months. My daughter basically has caught every illness that my son has brought home from school. Long story short, she had 8 ear infections between October and December, we did tubes the end of December. The...
  • Exersaucer VS. Jump-A-Roo
    on Oct 2, 2010
    The Baby Einstein Exersaucer VS The Rainforest Jump-A-RooI have both and like them both. However, I have started both of my kids with them between the ages of 5 months and 6 months. They both seem equal at this point in time. Both do an equal j...
  • My Award!
    on Sep 28, 2010
    I never really win anything but turned on my computer yesterday and discovered that another lovely blogger gave me an award. I have to send this award to others in the future (so I really have to spend a bit more time blogging and reading).Thank you...
  • Beaba Baby Cook
    on Sep 28, 2010
    This is the best thing ever. I made fun of everyone that had it because I thought I had no time to actually make baby food. This machine takes less time then actually cooking! It has actually come in more handy for my toddler because he does not w...