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It's been a loooooong time!!

Ok, so I might as well just re introduce myself. My name is Sarah. I have 2 daughters, Athena (2 yea...

Moms of Toddlers

14 month old will not eat any food

I have a now 14 month old girl. She was born 4 weeks early and was IUGR. She is still a tiny girl, w...

Moms of Toddlers

Trouble feeding my son real food

My son is almost 22 months and is still eating baby food. He won't touch any real food I give, excep...

Moms of Toddlers

My 3 year still uses a pacifier HELP!

Any good ideas on how to get my little man to let go of his pacifier?!?! :( I was hoping he would g...

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