U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Happy Halloween!
Go Back   City-Data Forum > General Forums > Parenting
 [Register]
Please register to participate in our discussions with 1.5 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
Jump to a detailed profile or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
Business Search - 14 Million verified businesses
Search for:  near: 
 
 
Old 04-21-2011, 10:50 AM
 
Location: The Big D
14,874 posts, read 23,045,745 times
Reputation: 5787
Mom needs to step back, relax, take a deep breath, have a glass of wine maybe........ and ENJOY the little one doing his exploring that is AGE APPROPRIATE!

All babies do these things, pull up and stand on their own and have been doing it just fine since the beginning of time. All babies "play" with things placed in front of them be it a knick knack, toy, moms fingers/hand and even FOOD! It's normal and part of growing and developing.

She went ballistic because the baby scratched his face w/ his fingernail........ yikes. She is only setting herself up for a LOT of undue stress and anguish. Babies and kids are going to get scraps, scratches, bumps and bruises. We can't put them in bubble wrap till they are 18.
Quick reply to this message

 
Old 04-25-2011, 12:15 PM
Status: "Happy Halloween!" (set 8 days ago)
 
Location: Foot of the Rockies
69,187 posts, read 58,353,146 times
Reputation: 19721
The only issue with "bowed legs" comes from a propensity these days for deciding that kids are "allergic" to milk, and giving them no other source of calcium or vitamin D. Since this kid is 7 months and should be on either formula or breast milk, this shouldn't be an issue.
Quick reply to this message
 
Old 04-25-2011, 04:59 PM
 
1,417 posts, read 2,148,697 times
Reputation: 1918
my oldest was crusing furniture by 6 months and walking by 9 months. He wasn't bowlegged and his bones didn't snap. He was, however a little top heavy and would topple over easily.

I, too fed him cereal by the time he was 3 months old. I got many tsk tsk tsks from mothers my age, but I paid attention to the old school mommas... they had been there done that. by 7moths old, I had done away with my son's plate (it only ended up on the floor anyway)and plopped his food right there on the table in front of him. He had toddler spoons and a sippy cup. That boy loooooved dirty rice . His only allergy is shellfish.
Quick reply to this message
Please register to post and access all features of our very popular forum. It is free and quick. Over $68,000 in prizes has already been given out to active posters on our forum. Additional giveaways are planned.

Detailed information about all U.S. cities, counties, and zip codes on our site: City-data.com.


 
Please update this thread with any new information or opinions. This open thread is still read by thousands of people, so we encourage all additional points of view.

Quick Reply
Message:
Over $84,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > General Forums > Parenting
Similar Threads

All times are GMT -6.

2005-2014, Advameg, Inc.

City-Data.com - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25 - Top