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Meghan King Edmonds Hit Back at Mommy Shamers After They Criticize Her for Giving Her Young Daughter a Melatonin Gummy for Kids

Meghan King Edmonds is under fire after posting a selfie on Instagram Stories with the caption, “This angel found a melatonin gummy in mama’s purse leftover from our flight.” The ex “Real Housewives of Orange County” star was referencing her three-year-old daughter Aspen, who fell asleep after eating the gummy.

My 19-month-old hates food: Advice?

My daughter is 19 months old. She would hate food if you were to ask me what her favorite food was. I cannot give you an answer because she does not have one. She is in the 50th percentile for her weight and 90th for her height. Just recently, I was getting her to eat very well with the distraction of an iPad or a game on the iPad and me feeding her….That did not last long. She is now refusing me to feed her and does not want to feed herself. I set her down at the table with her plate of food, and sometimes she eats nothing and sits there and cries the whole time. Sometime she’ll pick what she wants, maybe strawberries, or perhaps a few blueberries. Nothing significant. I am not the type of mom to sit there and say I need to bring her to feeding therapy or to the doctor because she doesn’t like eating. I see that she is a kid and kids are difficult. I’m just wondering if anybody has any tips to try to help her to want to eat. If there any other moms out there going through the same …

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How can I help my son feel more comfortable in his new bed?

Help!!! My son has been in a toddler bed since he turned one. He now 2 1/2, and we got him a full-size bed. He hasn’t taken a nap since we got him his new bed. A week ago, I had enough of him playing and being naughty in his room, so I put him in a pack n play, so he was stuck. He took an amazing nap. I took it out, but now he begs for it. I put him in bed with as much junk as I can to make him feel tight, and he took one good nap, but now is back to not taking naps again. Any advice?? Would side rails help?? I feel so bad for my baby. I know he feels lost in his big bed and needs to feel comforted. We switched him out of his toddler bed because he kept pushing it around the room and taking it apart (typical boy) instead of sleeping. Anonymous Community MemberThis question was asked by a Facebook community member who has asked to remain anonymous.

When did you forward face your child?

Thoughts on when to turn your child forward-facing in the car? My son just turned two and is 30lbs. Some people are acting like I’m ridiculous for still having his rear-facing, but I just want him to be safe. When did you turn your babies around? Anonymous Community MemberThis question was asked by a Facebook community member who has asked to remain anonymous.

How can we keep our 2-year-old in bed at night?

Hi. Never done this before, but my husband and I don’t know what else we can do to keep our two-year-old in her bed. Lately, she’s been getting up, turning her light on and playing. Sometimes we even find her in the living room watching her movies after we’ve gone to bed. The only solution we’ve come up with is to unplug her lamp and the entertainment center once we’re all in bed. I think she is afraid of the dark, so she has a problem falling asleep alone in her room. She has a night light, but it obviously isn’t cutting it. Also, most nights, she ends up in our bed. I’m currently pregnant with baby #2 so her climbing into bed with us makes getting comfortable that much harder. I know the transition from only child to big sister is going to be hard for her, so I don’t want to do too much too fast, but I’m at a loss of what else to try. TIA! Anonymous Community MemberThis question was asked by a Facebook community member who has asked to remain anonymous.

my 20-month-old doesn’t sleep through the night: Advice?

I have a question. My 20-month-old son will not sleep through the night. He did when he was a baby; this is a new development within the last couple of months. He sleeps in his own bed in his own room. We have a bedtime routine. I have tried, sleep/lavender bath soup, children’s melatonin. He’s fed, changed. He takes a nap in the afternoon. Usually, from 12:30-3. He has no problem going to sleep at night, but he consistently wakes up around 11 to crawl into my bed. Then he usually doesn’t go back to sleep until 2-3 am. During this time, it does not matter if he is changed again or has a snack. He will still not go back to sleep. How can I get him to sleep all night?! Anonymous Community MemberThis question was asked by a Facebook community member who has asked to remain anonymous.

My baby doesn’t like baby food: Advice?

I have a question that I’m sure most babies go through. Hopefully, you can post it so I can get other parents’ responses and experiences. My nine-month-old son doesn’t seem to like eating solids or purée baby foods. There are days where he’s a good eater, but most days he just tries to smack the spoon out of my hand and tightly closes his mouth. He’d rather have a bottle ( formula-fed) to eat. He’s 19 lbs, so he’s not starving by any means. Does anyone have any recommendations that have worked for their babies to eat better? Anonymous Community MemberThis question was asked by a Facebook community member who has asked to remain anonymous.

When did you transition your child to a toddler bed?

My son is almost 17months old, and I am due to have another child in roughly two months. Lately, I have been considering moving my 17month old from a cot to a toddler bed, he sleeps through the night and goes to sleep without any protest but can also be a light sleeper at times. Any advice from mums with babies close in ages would be great Thank you. Anonymous Community MemberThis question was asked by a Facebook community member who has asked to remain anonymous.

Is it okay that my 5-month-old sleeps on her stomach?

My daughter is five months old and only sleeps on her stomach. When she was a newborn, we swaddled, she slept on her back and absolutely hated tummy time. At three and a half months, she flipped, and we transitioned out of the swaddled. At first, she was ok, but a few weeks later, if we placed her on her back, she would wake up and scream and cry until we flipped her, then she would instantly go to sleep and most nights sleep all night. In about a month, we want to move her from the pack n play in our bedroom and into a crib in her room. That’s where I am terrified because then a fitted sheet gets involved plus a mattress. If she’s slept fine on her stomach for over a month just fine, do I have anything to be worried about? Anonymous Community MemberThis question was asked by a Facebook community member who has asked to remain anonymous.

Should I force my son to eat vegetables?

My son is eight and doesn’t like most vegetables. I want him to eat better, so I put a small number of veggies on his plate at dinner. He will refuse to eat altogether. Should we force him to eat them or at least try them or punish them for being defiant? I’m at a complete loss as to what to do. Anonymous Community MemberThis question was asked by a Facebook community member who has asked to remain anonymous.

My 11-month-old only has front teeth: Advice?

My little one is almost 11 months old, and right now, I only feed him puréed foods and formula. He has 6 of his front teeth but none in the back. My boyfriend and I are so nervous about feeding him in fear he’ll choke. We feel as though we should be getting him used to more solid foods, but we don’t know what is safe or what is recommended and if he needs back teeth first or not. My doctor wasn’t much help when I asked about it, he just said wait until he gets teeth, but he didn’t emphasize — looking for some mamas to help us out and point us in the right direction with his feedings. Anonymous Community MemberThis question was asked by a Facebook community member who has asked to remain anonymous.

My 1-year-old screams every time he sees food: Advice?

Hello, I need some help and advice. My one-year-old ALWAYS screams anytime he sees food. He eats normal table food that my husband and I eat. He will eat a whole plate of food, and then scream once the food has run out. I don’t want to over-feed him as he will keep eating and eating if we don’t stop him. He will finish a meal, and if he sees someone else with food, he will go up to them screaming for their food. He does this anytime I’m cooking as well, he’s at my feet screaming his head off. He gets three food meals a day, plus whole milk, plus snacks. This boy is not starving. My husband and I are at a loss and don’t know what else to do. We can’t take him to restaurants as he screams once his food is gone. Has anyone had this issue? Everything I’ve looked up on the internet is about babies crying because they don’t want to eat, but my issue is the complete opposite. He feeds himself mostly, we have tried ignoring him and not giving him his food until he clams down, we even taught him to sign …

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Giveaway Alert: Win an UPPAbaby MINU Stroller and a $150 Belly Bandit Shopping Spree!

Giveaway Alert: Win an UPPAbaby MINU Stroller and a $150 Belly Bandit Shopping Spree!

It’s time for another exciting giveaway! We’ve partnered with our friends at UPPAbaby and Belly Bandit to offer one lucky mama the chance to WIN a fabulous, lightweight UPPAbaby MINU Stroller, perfect for daily adventures & exciting excursions + a $150 Belly Bandit Shopping Spree, so you can stroll in STYLE! Enter below. a Rafflecopter giveaway Winner will be selected at random & announced here! Giveaway ends ⁠1/27 at 9 p.m. EST. Must be 18+, USA only. This giveaway is not affiliated with, sponsored or endorsed by Facebook/Instagram.⁠ Official Giveaway Rules NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES. OPEN ONLY TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE 50 UNITED STATES AND D.C. WHO ARE 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER AT THE TIME OF ENTRY. U.S. LAW GOVERNS THIS SWEEPSTAKES. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. 1. ELIGIBILITY:The Win a UPPAbaby MINU Stroller & $150 Belly Bandit Shopping Spree! Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to persons who as of the date of entry (and, if a winner, as of the date of prize fulfillment) are a legal resident of one of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia and who are 18 years of …

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My friends child broke my childs toy: Advice?

Can I get some advice? What do you do when you invite your friend and their three and a half-year-old son over, and their child breaks your child’s toys? Especially new toys they got for Christmas? I feel bad asking her to pay me back for them, but we work hard to get our kids the toys they have. What should I do? Anonymous Community MemberThis question was asked by a Facebook community member who has asked to remain anonymous.