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  • New Moms - The First Year
     6 Aug 2012 10:15 PM

      How was your Breastfeeding Experience
    I had an excellent BF experience with my DD and had no major issues. Besides the normal sore nipples, poor latch, poor initial supply and...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     25 Jul 2012 4:48 PM

      Baby food making
    I started out making DD's food but she hated purees and we quickly switched to BLW. One of my fave and easy recipes she actually...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     17 Jul 2012 3:49 PM

      Breastfeeding help
    Totally normal. It lasted a few weeks and then we gave her a soother as my nipples were so cracked and raw. It worked for...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     16 Jul 2012 10:27 PM

    Ham/Burl/Oak etc. July 31st Playdate
    I'll be there but may be a bit late as Miss A has swimming lessons at 10, but they are only 30mins. ...

  • Starting a Family
     9 Jul 2012 8:44 AM

      Conceiving after Mirena
    I had my IUD in since July 2009 and had it removed Jan 4/12. I had a period 4 days after having it removed, then...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     8 Jul 2012 1:48 PM

      baby gear
    I would call and find out what he's into as it's your nephew. When all else fails, my 'go-to' gifts for kids are usually craft...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     6 Jul 2012 1:04 PM

      Organizing kids shoes
    We have two decorative bins on her shelf. Nothing fancy. We had them all organized with Ikea dividers in one of her drawers when she...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     5 Jul 2012 4:11 PM

      Panicking about newborn and toddler
    Yikes, wish I had some advice. I'm scared too and #2 is not even here yet. Thankfully DD still naps 2-3 hrs/day but I am...

  • Starting a Family
     5 Jul 2012 4:05 PM

      vent
    Don't give up hope. With both my BFPs I had several negative hpts up to and including 13dpo and then on 14dpo (when I was...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     20 Jun 2012 9:18 PM

      Potty Training Question
    Has she watched you use the toilet? I have heard this has helped a lot of kids. DD started young as we did EC, but...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     18 Jun 2012 10:56 PM

      Any BF'ing mommies experience......
    Exact same thing happened to me, my right breast never seemed to produce enough milk. I just made a point of always offering the right...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     17 Jun 2012 2:20 PM

      First time BF'ing mom question..
    I leaked for a long time and was frustrated too. I bought several brands of reusable breast pads and nothing seemed to soak up the...

  • Starting a Family
     7 Jun 2012 6:41 PM

      ***UPDATE***When to Test
    Congratulations! ...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     3 Jun 2012 12:32 PM

      Deleted
    I do get that no one expects a baby to sit in their seat for 9 hours straight, but I think a toy that encourages...

  • Starting a Family
     1 Jun 2012 8:53 PM

      I'm baaaaaaaaack!
    Welcome back! Hope that your TTC #2 journey is short. ...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     25 May 2012 8:01 PM

      30-45 min naps
    This was us too. Then I read the No-Cry Nap Solution and used a few of the tips and literally within a matter of days...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     25 May 2012 7:49 PM

      Too much Toilet Paper...wwyd?
    Thanks ladies. I've been re-teaching her as much as possible and making myself as present as I can to show her how much TP is...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     23 May 2012 6:08 PM

      Too much Toilet Paper...wwyd?
    So, Miss A is using the bathroom independently--wiping and all. She has been doing this for several months and all was going well until recently...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     16 May 2012 7:48 PM

      Diapering services in York Region?
    MangoMama, I don't know of any in York Region, but if I were you I'd go and check out the facilities and speak with the...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     7 May 2012 8:05 PM

      Elimination communication
    I did EC with my DD and am excited to do it again with #2. I started when DD was 7m old. She took to...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     6 May 2012 8:35 PM

      Nightmares? Night terrors? What is the deal?
    Our DD has night terrors when ever she has too much sugar. Without fail, we can predict the nights she will have them and the...

  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     5 May 2012 10:56 AM

      YDD is 4 today!
    Adorable. Happy 4th Birthday to your DD. Love the Hello Kitty explosion! ...

  • Baby On Board!
     5 May 2012 7:40 AM

      Crystal's birthing story; Isla's birth story
    Congratulations. What an incredible birth story. I'm sorry you had to go through being admitted and having Isla in the NICU. When you get the...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     5 May 2012 7:25 AM

      Angelcare monitor-is it worth it at 6 months?
    I still use mine and DD is 3--took the sensor off a long time ago, but we still use the receiver so we can hear...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     4 May 2012 8:52 AM

      My 'baby' is 3!!
    So, it seems as though I have blinked and went from having a little tiny newborn to a three-year-old overnight. It makes me sad sometimes...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     17 Mar 2012 8:17 AM

      Long hair and sleep?
    My DD's hair is crazy long and thick. Each night after her bath I do A's hair for the next day. She picks the style,...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     20 Feb 2012 11:00 AM

      Best Bedtime Nursing Bra for Larger Chest
    I am a larger chested Mama, was a 30H while BFing and found the Bravado bra that canthardlywait posted was okay as far as support....

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     19 Feb 2012 1:07 PM

      Would you let your 4.5 year old quit?
    Based on the information you provided I would encourage her to stick out this session of Dance class and then agree that if she no...

  • Baby On Board!
     18 Feb 2012 10:41 PM

      Baby CateFace O.S. 2.0 pics finally added!
    Congratulations! What an amazing birth story. ...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     18 Feb 2012 9:33 PM

      last day of mat leave- so sad...will it get better
    Hugs, I remember how awful the lead up to the end of Mat Leave was. In all honesty, I cried for months leading up to...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     18 Feb 2012 9:18 PM

      So proud of DD!
    Congrats, it is pretty exciting when they figure it out. Hope that things continue to be this easy for you. ...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     18 Feb 2012 3:10 PM

      Toddlers and babies at wake/funeral
    I'm so sorry for your loss. I had to take DD to a funeral last August as my Mom's BFF passed away. It was hard...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     16 Feb 2012 8:43 PM

      Grade 1....at age 5 or age 6 (birthday in Feb)
    I have taught Jk, Sk for the past 5 years and and am now teaching Grade 1. I love Grade 1, but it's a year...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     13 Feb 2012 8:48 PM

      "sexual discovery"
    It's totally normal. I was at a workshop last week on this topic and the speaker (Sexual Health Nurse for the School Board) said not...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     12 Feb 2012 10:23 PM

      Nursing a toddler - what to expect?
    I nursed my DD until she was 25m old, I was not planning on stopping, but she decided one day cold turkey that Mama milk...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     11 Feb 2012 12:13 PM

      Post your Valentines Photos!
    I tried to get A to cooperate and take pictures with the props we had, but she was having none of it. These are the...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     11 Feb 2012 9:15 AM

      Post your Valentines Photos!
    Adorable! Makes me want to do a photoshoot with my DD now. I can't believe how grown up your girls look. JennV, seriously can you...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     24 Jan 2012 8:38 PM

      Burlington Playdate?
    I'd love to do a meet up. Evenings and weekends are best. My daughter is around the same age as yours too. ...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     23 Jan 2012 8:26 PM

      STTN = Dropping to one nap before one year?
    I hope its just a short lived nap strike. Yeah for getting an 8hr stretch of sleep though. Hopefully O goes back to napping, or...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     22 Jan 2012 4:59 PM

      Preschool Prep Sight Word DVDs
    It's hard to say if taking the DVD out of the equation would do anything at this point as she has made the association between...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     22 Jan 2012 2:41 PM

      Preschool Prep Sight Word DVDs
    R, ours did not come with flash cards but A is glued to the T.V. when I'm making dinner now and thankfully not running in/out...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     22 Jan 2012 1:08 PM

      Preschool Prep Sight Word DVDs
    No, she was not reading much (memorizing her faves) before the DVDs. She had Brown Bear, Are you my Mother and a few others memorized...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     22 Jan 2012 10:27 AM

      what to put in purse for 2yr old
    Notepad/Pencil? My DD is big on making lists. In her play purse she has a pair of dress up gloves, a necklace, a wallet (it's...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     22 Jan 2012 9:52 AM

      Preschool Prep Sight Word DVDs
    I ordered DD the Meet the Sight Words DVDs a few weeks ago when Mama Bargains had them on for $7 each. I got all...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     22 Jan 2012 9:23 AM

      Waking up crying
    My DD went through this too at the exact same age. For us, it was night terrors and was caused by using her puffers at...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     15 Jan 2012 11:21 AM

      Role changes when returning to work
    I think just like you planned for when your baby arrived you both have to plan for your return to work. Freeze meals, work out...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     15 Jan 2012 10:49 AM

      Bedding for DD's big girl room
    Have you tried Homesense? I find they always have great bedding. ...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     15 Jan 2012 10:44 AM

      Leaving kids in the car
    No, I don't leave her in the car alone, but I do leave her alone in the house when I run to the car for...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     15 Jan 2012 10:38 AM

      Gift suggestion for newborn Twins???
    Depending on how much money you're willing to spend I suggest getting her a twin baby carrier. Here is a link to some options. I...

  • Miscellaneous
     13 Jan 2012 1:22 PM

      Re: Prepare to Laugh - Diva Cup review
    Hilarious. I still would like to try a Diva Cup at some point. Anyone know of any places in the GTA that carry them? Anyone...

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