28 Jul 2004


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  • Baby On Board!
     3 May 2012 9:42 PM

      April Showers Brought our May Flower
    Congrats again!! She's beautiful! ...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     30 Apr 2012 5:18 PM

      Odd poop question
    Hmmm...maybe solo daddy time stressed them all out?! I did mention it to my dr when DD experienced it, dr just said 'weird' since it...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     30 Apr 2012 11:38 AM

      Odd poop question
    I'm convinced my DS had an allergic reaction to his poop yesterday (twice). Pretty sure he's teething. He was out with DH, but in the...

  • Miscellaneous
     26 Apr 2012 5:26 PM

      Re: Rock on, people. Rock On.
    I miss Danny Romalati! (sp?) ...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     26 Apr 2012 4:58 PM

      SPIN: How long/tall is your 10 month old
    No idea, but I think he was about 28" at 12 months. I have short kids despite the fact that my DH is 6'4" ...

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

      "padded" breathable bumpers to protect head?
    I woukdn't sweat it. Both my kids were similar. I almost got bumpers (twice) but didn't, they're both tummy sleepers so I guess 2 'risky'...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     25 Apr 2012 4:12 PM

      feeling guilty for decision to go to work
    Guilt comes with being a mom. I think no matter what decision you make you'll fell guilty (the general 'you'). I didn't go back to...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     25 Apr 2012 4:07 PM

      2nd & 3rd timers: what was your early labour like?
    Eeeek, Yes!!!! Totally like my 2nd labour & I was in denial all day as well since with my 1st my water broke so I...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     23 Apr 2012 10:21 AM

      Gift for a third baby?
    My DS wore holes in 90% of his 6-12 month pants from so much crawling so I know I'd want clothes! Or a nice blanket,...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     20 Apr 2012 10:30 PM

      Let's inject some positive life into the boards!
    Well said, and since you're the Empress everyone should oblige! ...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     20 Apr 2012 10:23 PM

      Moms of thumb suckers unite!
    I have 2 thumb suckers. It soothes them. I'm saving for braces. Seriously though, my friend's 3 year old stopped recently (due to a bout...

  • Tube Talk
     20 Apr 2012 4:46 PM

    The Killing
    I have read that they're supposed to be wrapping up the case soon as there was a big backlash from fans regarding the show when...

  • Miscellaneous
     20 Apr 2012 4:35 PM

      Re: I finally get to write this - I AM DONE SCHOOL!!!!
    Congrats!!! Absolutely amazing! I definitely feel lazy after reading all you've accomplished! Can I ask another question everyone is probably wondering as well....are you going...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     20 Apr 2012 4:14 PM

      Bugaboo Bee
    Yes, the Frog has been discontinued, but is the same as the Chameleon with a few less features, so it wouldn't solve your problem of...

  • Tube Talk
     18 Apr 2012 11:40 PM

    The Killing
    Yes! Love this show, but I really hope they wrap up the case soon & move on to a new one. I can't take to...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     18 Apr 2012 11:34 PM

      Single income families - what do you miss the most
    For us, the biggest issue is that I know DH feels a lot of stress & pressure as the sole bread winner. We haven't had...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     15 Apr 2012 10:35 AM

      What age do they start to be on a schedule?
    My first had a pretty predictable routine and solid 7pm bedtime by 12 weeks. My 2nd didn't have much rhyme or reason to his days/bedtime...

  • Health, Diet & Fitness
     15 Apr 2012 10:17 AM

      Re: Dear Nuevodia:
    WOW!!! You look amazing! You look like a totally different person in your after shots. Your obliques look awesome in your pre-cutting bikini pic! A...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     13 Apr 2012 12:32 PM

      Dinner time battles and age question.
    DD doesn't always eat dinner, I'd say she eats dinner 3-4 times per week. I've just accepted the fact that she eats when hungry and...

  • Home Life
     13 Apr 2012 12:27 PM

      Re: Interior colour suggestions when building needed
    Usually when you build you get a designer who can help you choose colours, I'd recommend enlisting some help! Also. paint colour is often the...

  • Health, Diet & Fitness
     13 Apr 2012 12:17 PM

      Re: Dear Nuevodia:
    Wow!!! Congrats girl, I want to hear more about it too!! Fitness competitions take major discipline, way to go! ...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     13 Apr 2012 12:04 PM

      What's the verdict on slivers
    If they aren't bothering her then leave them, they will come to the surface eventually. Though they can be quite painful and you may need...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     12 Apr 2012 9:52 AM

      Suggestions for daddy-daughter activities (3 yo)
    Swimming then breakfast, that's what daddy-daughter time entails here! They also ride bikes together. DH builds ramps/jumps for DD & sets them up on the...

  • Miscellaneous
     11 Apr 2012 11:35 AM

      Re: Just got really bad news...need to tell somebody
    I'm so sorry you have to deal with this. I wish you all the best with your treatments. It sounds like you're surrounded by a...

  • Home Life
     11 Apr 2012 10:59 AM

      Re: Where to get/how much to spend on linens
    Oy, I'm not even going to say what we're currently spending on new bedding. We just ordered a new king size mattress (because I refuse...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     11 Apr 2012 10:48 AM

      What makes a great diaper bag?
    I use various (non) diaper bags depending on the situation. What makes a good diaper bag in my opinion is lots of SPACE! My diaper...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     7 Apr 2012 11:27 AM

      Manual Breast Pump
    I have the medela manual & it's my only pump, loved it!! I pumped approx once per day for a few weeks to relieve engorgement...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     4 Apr 2012 6:43 PM

    Croup Cough?
    The barking is very distinct. Croup is essentially laryngitis, the vocal cords swell, due to the anatomy of babies/toddlers it constricts the airway. It can...

  • Miscellaneous
     29 Mar 2012 4:41 PM

      Re: Leaving current job...opinions please
    What does the contract say? There's often an 'out' for either party with a specified notification period. ...

  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     29 Mar 2012 12:25 PM

      Flying on an Airplane alone
    I flew by myself a few times in the summers to go visit my cousins. Like others said, the airlines take really good care of...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     28 Mar 2012 10:27 PM

      Have you got a skinny toddler?
    DD was 75th percentile until she was 6 months old, then she dropped to the 10th and now hovers between 10-25th. I don't sweat it....

  • Miscellaneous
     28 Mar 2012 7:13 PM

      Re: Cake Pops! The ins and outs?
    ZOMG, I'm now addicted to Bakerella, I curse you people. And now I want to try to make cake pops. Maybe if I start now...

  • Home Life
     28 Mar 2012 12:36 PM

      Re: I'm to indecisive!
    I definitely recommend hiring one of the BM specialists. Best $50 we ever spent (then again, that was 8 years ago, maybe it's more now!?)...

  • Home Life
     28 Mar 2012 12:30 PM

      Re: Which house would you choose?
    I didn't vote as it's not an easy decision (hence why you posted, right!) How busy is the street on house A?? I love that...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     27 Mar 2012 7:01 PM

      How much harder is 3 kids compared to 2?
    I'd say you're over thinking it. If you can afford it, (financially, physically and mentally) and if you want another child then go for it....

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     27 Mar 2012 6:51 PM

      Reluctant to get rid of toys - advice?
    Toss some. Chances are the new baby will just play with your DS' toys anyway. I'd hung on to our FP Laugh & Learn kitchen....

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     23 Mar 2012 12:27 PM

      7th Heaven
    Wow! Congrats?! I usually never say this, but I hope for everyone's sake at least one of them is a boy! ...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     23 Mar 2012 11:02 AM

      New baby + DD's Daycare + MIL visiting. WWYD?
    I'd likely ask MIL how much time she wants to spend with DD. But, I've never been one to worry about routine, and I've never...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     23 Mar 2012 10:48 AM

      22 month age gap?
    Mine are exactly 20.5 months apart. The gap has worked well for us, DD was born at the beginning of summer and I wanted my...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     21 Mar 2012 7:19 PM

      no more nap- quiet time wdyd?
    My DD fails at quiet time. She dropped her nap right around age 2.5. She's constantly on the go. She will sit and colour or...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     21 Mar 2012 5:07 PM

      BF and Bottle Introduction Advice?
    Definitely no clear answer. With DD I was paranoid that if we didn't intro a bottle right away that she'd never take one. Her first...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     20 Mar 2012 11:43 AM

      WWYD - birthday party invites - LONG!
    If you're prepared to host a big shin-dig then by all means invite the neighbours! It sounds like it'd be quite a large party if...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     16 Mar 2012 6:25 PM

      I'm throwing myself a pity party *minor update*
    There'll be plenty of booze flowing at our house tomorrow, so you can drown your sorrows a bit and have some fun.... You know I'm...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     15 Mar 2012 10:28 AM

      How many daycare providers did you interview...
    The first time around I only interviewed 2. I just had a gut feeling about the 2nd one so I stopped looking and went with...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     15 Mar 2012 9:53 AM

      The Gap DF Line - Am I the only one?
    Just went to check it out based on your post! I do love this dress: Not sure about the fabric. I'm actually surprised at the...

  • Miscellaneous
     14 Mar 2012 10:54 AM

      Re: Manual shift small SUVs
    Once upon a time I had a 2-door Ford Explorer sport model which had a manual transmission. That was 15 year ago though! It wasn't...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     12 Mar 2012 10:08 PM

      Infant passport q
    DD will be 3 in June & just used her passport that has a pic of her at 4 months old, I was too lazy...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     12 Mar 2012 1:52 PM

      Vancouver too $ ... move to Kelowna with kids?
    We spend a lot of time in Kelowna. I've spent a few summers there, and we usually go at New Years and Easter. A few...

  • Recipe Swap
     10 Mar 2012 10:27 PM

    Asian Appetizer Ideas??
    Thanks Rebecca!! I found the post & bumped it up! I've done the wonton cups before & love them, will likely steal M's salmon recipe...

  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     10 Mar 2012 8:32 PM

      Long weekend birthday - thoughts?
    I'd do it the weekend before. DD's birthday is June 30, besides the year she was born we've been away on her B-day every year,...

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