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  • New Moms - The First Year
     10 Jun 2012 9:52 AM

      Early riser.. what worked for you?
    Well the past two mornings he slept "in" till 6am!!! Woohoo!! What I started doing was putting him down WIDE awake (I was getting lazy...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     8 Jun 2012 8:21 AM

    5 Point Harness Booster recommendations?
    I'd go with the SecureKid. We have a Graco Nautilus and a Evenflo Maestro (which is the same frame as the SecureKid, only it goes...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     6 Jun 2012 4:00 PM

      Early riser.. what worked for you?
    He won't fall asleep with us. Once he's up he's UP. And his room is pitch black, door closed. I have a feeling he's just...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     6 Jun 2012 7:48 AM

      Early riser.. what worked for you?
    My DS gets up between 5 and 5:30 these days and it's killing us!! I know this is a common problem with babies this age...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     6 Jun 2012 7:11 AM

      Tummy sleeping
    With Maddy I waited till she was about 9 weeks old before allowing her to sleep on her tummy and she slept a lot better...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     6 Jun 2012 7:08 AM

      Bottle Refuser Moms..... There is hope!
    Thanks for posting! I need to start Evan on a bottle soon too since I'll be starting back at work in Sept. I'm going to...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     5 Jun 2012 11:05 PM

      What's with the excessive blinking?
    My DD was doing that for a little bit too, usually when watching TV while tired. It stopped as quickly as it started though. ...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     5 Jun 2012 10:29 PM

      Starting school at 3 years
    2 years and 10 months, that's so young. But I'm thinking it would be more of a preschool curriculum at that age? DD is in...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     5 Jun 2012 7:31 PM

      Glasses for Toddler - Toronto
    My DD has glasses too but we haven't tried the Miraflex. Are they very expensive? ...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     28 Apr 2012 9:59 PM

      Anyone discuss birds and bees with a four year old
    DD asked how you get a baby in your belly and I did not go into the birds and the bees.... that would have been...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     20 Apr 2012 3:07 PM

      Suggestions for family staycation?
    Ha! We're having a staycation next week! Great Wolf Lodge for 3 nights We've done Americana and it was cool, but I'm thinking GWL will...

  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     17 Apr 2012 4:47 PM

      Deleted
    What about Riverdale Farm? It's a lot closer than the Toronto Zoo though it's different. If you go to the Science Center, be VERY diligent...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     17 Apr 2012 10:55 AM

      How do I get drops in his eyes?
    DD's had many eye drops since she has had eye surgery (which require weeks of drops afterwards) and has had pink eye before. If you...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     17 Apr 2012 10:52 AM

      6 year old handcuffed and charged in Georgia
    That's ridiculous. First day of kindergarden, a boy threw a GIGANTIC tantrum. His mother and the K teacher were hurt. A bookshelf fell over. All...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     16 Apr 2012 1:45 PM

      Sleep Training?
    Sleep Easy with both kids. DD at 14 months (though I should have done it around 6 months, I was just too scared). DS we...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     16 Apr 2012 8:32 AM

      Teething Necklaces
    Light (like the lightest you can get, milk and butter), I don't really think it helps (but who really knows? My DS had a really...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     16 Apr 2012 8:27 AM

      Best place to test out strollers in TO
    I liked Macklems at Dundas and Bloor a lot. Moms 2 be is another good one. ...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     25 Mar 2012 3:35 PM

      When did your baby start to crawl?
    DS is just about there at 6.5 months... he gets on hands and knees and rocks. But I didn't answer for him since he's not...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     24 Mar 2012 9:14 PM

    What kind of thermometer do you use?
    We use whatever thermometer we can find (a BBT or one that I've bought over the years for the kids). They all seem to be...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     24 Mar 2012 4:55 PM

      Using just the seat belt with a car seat?
    I have a Graco and use it without the base quite often (like once a week). It's not that inconvienent. Takes about 30 seconds to...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     21 Mar 2012 4:21 PM

      Late crawlers?
    DD was 9.5 months when she crawled and my best friend's son was 12 months when he figured it out. ...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     21 Mar 2012 4:15 PM

    Sensitive teeth while BF'ing?
    I sure do but it's all cavities!! I had a couple small ones before I got pg, then didn't have any x-rays till after DS...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     21 Mar 2012 4:07 PM

      Mayim Bialik on attachment parenting - WDYT?
    I used to be very much a AP fan. I thought it was the best way for me to parent my kids. Well then I...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     20 Mar 2012 8:41 PM

      Sleep apnea??
    According to an article I read on babycenter, 1-3% of children have sleep apnea while 7-12% snore. It's also possible to have sleep apnea without...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     20 Mar 2012 8:19 PM

      Sleep apnea??
    Anyone have any experience with a child having sleep apnea? I think DD might have it Normally we sleep with her part of the night...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     18 Mar 2012 11:00 PM

      Bringing a stroller from US to Canada - allowed?
    We bought our City Select in the US and had it shipped to Buffalo, and picked it up there. We did not claim it, we...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     18 Mar 2012 9:46 PM

      Homebirth - how did you decide?
    I had a hospital birth with DD and wasn't very impressed. I went with MWs for my son and did a lot of reading on...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     17 Mar 2012 8:49 PM

      Engoregment - Remind me.
    Be careful not to over use cabbage leaves. I know you have a ton of milk right now but it won't always be that way,...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     17 Mar 2012 4:23 PM

      Engoregment - Remind me.
    Feed feed feed!!!! Keep baby at the breast as often as possible. It should only last 2-3 days but yeah, it hurts. Warm showers help...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     17 Mar 2012 8:51 AM

      Switching to milk - how does it work when out?
    Most places sell milk so if you're going anywhere near a food place, you can probably just bring a bottle and buy milk there. Otherwise...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     16 Mar 2012 10:24 PM

    Bravado Test Boobs - GTA
    Ooh thank you so much for posting! I loooove Bravado!! I signed up! Hopefully they need some small boobs! ...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     16 Mar 2012 9:15 PM

      How often should a 6 mo old eat solids per day?
    If I were you I wouldn't go backwards and cut a meal since you've already fallen into a routine with the 3 meals a day....

  • New Moms - The First Year
     15 Mar 2012 11:06 PM

      How many daycare providers did you interview...
    Hah. When I had to get Maddy into daycare I had like 2 weeks. I put her in the first place that would take her...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     12 Mar 2012 3:58 PM

      Bottles for "older" babies
    Maddy had a bottle till she turned 2 and we always used Playtex Drop Ins. We used the silicone nipples, but we started a bottle...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     11 Mar 2012 11:24 PM

      She doesn't like her sister...
    My DD is really good with DS for the most part, but she tries to pick fights with him already, lol. She'll say things like...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     11 Mar 2012 9:36 PM

      Holy heart attack, batman.
    Gah! That's so scary So glad that you were able to dislodge the piece.... thank god for the puke reflex!! ...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     11 Mar 2012 8:39 PM

      Eye patch to correct vision - success?
    Maddy had a bad strabismus but both eyes turned in (not totally crossed, but she'd use one and the other would turn in, but it...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     11 Mar 2012 7:25 PM

      What's this rash?
    Yes, eczema, not excema, lol. Thanks ladies! I thought that's probably all it was too. Now part 2. I have been introducing new foods and...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     11 Mar 2012 5:42 PM

      What's this rash?
    A couple days ago I noticed this on DS's right upper arm. There's only the one spot. I was thinking either excema or ringworm, but...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     11 Mar 2012 1:09 PM

      How to weigh a baby
    If you have a good digital scale then you should get a pretty accurate reading by weighing yourself holding baby and then not holding baby...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     8 Mar 2012 11:17 AM

      Tummy sleeper flips onto back at night- Help!
    Don't use a sleep positioner with a tummy sleeper. Just wait it out, he'll get tired of doing it. It's just that it's a new...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     7 Mar 2012 9:07 PM

      Eczema
    Definitely try a hazelwood necklace. I always buy from hazelaid.com. Great customer service, quality products. ...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     7 Mar 2012 5:41 PM

      Where to buy Beco in Toronto/Scarborough?
    THanks everyone! I was going to head to Baby on the Hip this morning but instead I found my Pikkolo!! Haha. I might go there...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     7 Mar 2012 9:57 AM

      Bike trailer or child seat ?
    I said bike seat. I personally don't think trailers are very safe. A driver may see you (because on a bike you're up high) but...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     7 Mar 2012 9:53 AM

      Did BLW not work for anyone?
    She's still really young, I wouldn't expect her to be able to actually feed herself yet. It's more just for play at her age if...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     6 Mar 2012 9:40 PM

      Where to buy Beco in Toronto/Scarborough?
    I just found the store locator on the Beco site. Duh. Thanks!! ...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     6 Mar 2012 9:31 PM

      Where to buy Beco in Toronto/Scarborough?
    I lost my beloved Pikkolo baby carrier and I REALLY need a carrier, this isn't something I can go without for very long. Since DS...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     4 Mar 2012 10:29 PM

      How tall is your 3yr old?
    39" ...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     4 Mar 2012 12:46 PM

      Moms of 2 or more with only baby at home...
    I have Evan at home and Maddy in daycare Tuesdays and Thursdays. It's awesome. I think 3 days a week might be even better, but...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     3 Mar 2012 9:19 AM

      September 2011 Moms!! Month of March 2012!
    What car do you drive, JustC? That will make a difference to what seat you get. I know many people have but I would not...

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