McLean, VA

Sharing - found this post a while ago, and found it to be a handy mechanism for thinking about a child's individual needs, outlets, and motivations. https://bewilderedmother.wordpress.com/2012/11/25/the-child-whisperer/

Elle posted in Fitness Jun 13

Post C-section workouts and diet - What did you guys do to [safely] tighten up those lower abdominals? Planks? Running? High-protein, low-fat and low-carb diet? Swimming? Pilates?

Elle posted in Fitness May 18

Please share your fave workout songs! 8wks post c-section. Pleased with the 4 lbs I worked diligently to lose in the last 4 wks, but overwhelmed with just how much more pregnancy weight remains to lose. I have previously lost significant weight through sustained healthy exercise and nutrition habits, but I was at a *much* healthier starting point! Feeling down and looking for some motivation! ... More

Elle posted in Behavior May 11

Just for fun: hold old is your kid, and how would you describe his/her key 9 temperament traits (in the article, below?? https://www.parenting.com/article/your-baby-personality-and-you

What are your favorite (ie most successful) apps for meeting other parents? Especially ones that help direct you towards other parents who have similar mindsets, circumstances, etc? Thank you.

Elle posted in Fitness Apr 29

Wha developmental milemarker does an infant have to pass before jogging with him or her? We have the jogger ... But cannot use it yet :/ Trying hard to get back into shape!

Elle posted in Clothes Apr 27

Help! We're headed to the beach soon, and I am having trouble finding a *small* beach hat to help shade our *small* baby. I'm looking on Amazon, searching specifically for NB sizes, but just getting "0-6mo" which are just huge on her. - Looking for something on Amazon - The "size 0-6 mo" hats don't cut it; they're too large. Baby is not preemie, but a preemi... More

Parents of Early walking babies (spec. 12 mo or fewer) : what things did you do [or avoid doing] that you think contributed to your child's early walking? Thank you

Elle posted in Newborns Apr 13

Milia - how long did your baby's take to improve? Go away fully? Was treatment needed? It's been a few weeks, and it doesn't look to be improving. Everywhere else on the kid's face is really dry.

Elle posted in Travel Mar 16

Does anyone have suggestions for travelling with a newborn (appx 3-5 hrs) for the following modes of transport: 🚗; 🚆; ✈? (Some logistics: there are two parents and just one baby, we already have a great carseat/jogger system, and we're formula feeding)

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