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Is there anything youre going to do or did differently with your 2nd child then your first?

The only thing im really gonna do different is i am NOT introducing juice til after age 1.. only water.. I gave my son jucie to early (about 6 months) and now i am having a hard time getting him to drink water and hes 2...

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JrsMommy07

Asked by JrsMommy07 at 8:32 AM on May. 12, 2009 in General Parenting

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  • When I have my second child, I'm going to try to be more patient. I don't think there is anything I want to do differently. I'm pretty proud of my progress so far. LOL..
    AnnHenderson

    Answer by AnnHenderson at 8:34 AM on May. 12, 2009

  • I don't know raising wise, but I definitely want to have a different birth experience- going to a midwife, natural birth, NO HOSPITALS this time! (I was treated like a piece of meat, or diseased with #1)
    Annabel1809Lee

    Answer by Annabel1809Lee at 8:42 AM on May. 12, 2009

  • I will breastfeed for longer if the baby wants to go past one year.
    kara_g.

    Answer by kara_g. at 9:13 AM on May. 12, 2009

  • I'm going to give my next baby, due in September, more freedom!! I was constantly hovering over my now 6 year old and was extremely overprotective. All it did was hinder him...but I learned my lesson. Let them explore, make mistakes, fall down, etc.
    NJMom2Tyler

    Answer by NJMom2Tyler at 9:14 AM on May. 12, 2009

  • I would have a midwife, no hospital birth....breastfeed longer with no formula....delay solids and vaccines....use sign language....wear my baby....homeschool. Wow, alot of different stuff.
    BradenIsMySon

    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 10:11 AM on May. 12, 2009

  • I've already pretty much raised my daughters. My younger two still live at home and are still in school, but they are older teens and all I can do is make sure they follow the right path into adulthood.
    I have a 3 month old granddaughter who lives with us and I find that I have so much more patience with her than I did with my own children. I'm more laid back and am in no rush for her to reach any milestones. I would love for her to stay a baby for as long as possible, but I'm also enjoying watching her explore and grow at her own pace. It is amazing!
    PrydferthMenyw

    Answer by PrydferthMenyw at 10:24 AM on May. 12, 2009

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