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 30 Jun 2007
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Tropical777

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  • New Moms - The First Year
     14 Sep 2012 12:13 AM

      high chairs
    We got the Ikea one too. Good thing we did. DS used it for about 10 months and has decided that he doesn't like any...

  • Miscellaneous
     14 Sep 2012 12:09 AM

      Re: Facial hair
    Have you tried sugaring instead of waxing? So much gentler on the skin....

  • Miscellaneous
     20 Aug 2012 10:39 PM

      Re: Fav foods/last meals - what's on your menu?
    Being that I went through a stretch that I had to give up sugar and then milk protein, some things that I was craving so...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     4 Aug 2012 7:17 PM

      How was your Breastfeeding Experience
    Only one choice? Yeah that's not going to work for me. Problems with supply-check. Problems with latch-check. Thrush and mastitis-check. Wouldn't nurse in public or...

  • Miscellaneous
     3 Aug 2012 1:07 AM

      Re: call me old fashioned but..
    Yeah that's a little over the top. ...

  • Miscellaneous
     2 Aug 2012 1:47 PM

      Re: Would you eat it?
    I would. ...

  • Starting a Family
     1 Aug 2012 1:49 AM

      Dreams Really Do Come True
    Yay!!! I was searching around (told you I was stalking you) to see what your BW said. Wishing you a happy and uneventful 9 months...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     31 Jul 2012 12:06 AM

      Formula Question
    It's the powdered that 'they' say to avoid. But due to circumstances (allergies) we were supplementing ds with hypo-allergenic powdered formula at 6 weeks. And...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     30 Jul 2012 12:33 AM

      Cry It Out - share your success or failures...
    Yah. That sounds like DS. Add in that he seemed to think that 4am was a great time to start the day and it was...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     21 Jul 2012 11:53 PM

      recommend your water table please
    I don't have an issue with it being sturdy. I've totally filled it to the top with water and ds has gone nuts playing with...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     20 Jul 2012 11:17 PM

      recommend your water table please
    We bought this one from TRU a few months ago from TRU (but I don't see it on their site now) and DS loves it....

  • Etiquette, Children & Family Matters
     14 Jul 2012 10:49 PM

      Re: Dance/Cake only--is this tacky?
    I think it depends on where you live in the country. I had never heard of such a thing until WB and would be offended...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     10 Jul 2012 11:28 PM

      Referral for OBG/GYN
    Normal depending on where you are. Where I am, you only see an OB/GYN if you are high-risk or have complications. Otherwise you see your...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     6 Jul 2012 11:32 PM

      Organizing kids shoes
    His outdoor shoes are on the shoe rack by the front door with DH and my shoes. The pool shoes and robeez that we use...

  • Miscellaneous
     1 Jul 2012 10:55 PM

      Re: What are/have you been doing for Canada Day?
    I worked all day. When I came home, we went out to visit my Mom for a bit (she had a knee replacement on Monday...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     25 Jun 2012 1:18 AM

    Vitamins
    The only thing that is recommended is Vitamin D (one drop in the summer and two in the winter-I think that 400IU in the summer...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     23 Jun 2012 1:01 AM

    Cups to Use
    The link... http://www.playtexmommyville.ca/CupsMealtime/Insulator-Cup/Insulator-Straw-Cup.aspx ...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     23 Jun 2012 1:01 AM

    Cups to Use
    After that one, we moved to the Playtex Insulator Straw Cup. It took DS a bit to figure out to not tip the cup because...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     21 Jun 2012 12:16 AM

    Looking for a book club
    Could it be mailatale? https://www.mailatale.ca/ ...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     20 Jun 2012 12:18 PM

      Any BF'ing mommies experience......
    I barely produced anything on my right side. I ended up exclusively nursing from the left side (ds refused the right side as he just...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     8 Jun 2012 11:09 PM

      Early riser.. what worked for you?
    Abso-freakin-lutely nothing. At that age, we were ecstatic when he slept until 5am (his usual wake-up was somewhere around 4am still). Now his wake-up is...

  • Fashion & Style
     4 Jun 2012 9:39 PM

      Re: earrings for Double Pierced ears?
    Definately smaller stud in the top hole. ...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     2 Jun 2012 1:24 PM

      recommend an umbrella stroller
    I'm not a fan of the umbrellas and went with the city mini for our smaller stroller. Absolutely love it and it's totally perfect for...

  • Starting a Family
     1 Jun 2012 12:04 AM

      Question about CUPE and mat leave top up
    CUPE is an umbrella organization for many Unions. Top-up will be dependent upon your contract as it will vary. ...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     1 Jun 2012 12:02 AM

      tax included?
    No. I figure it out pre-tax. Otherwise I think my brain would explode in the aisle. ...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     25 May 2012 12:16 AM

      30-45 min naps
    It's hard when they forget how to get back to sleep at the end of one sleep cycle. Just keep telling yourself "This too shall...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     22 May 2012 1:34 AM

      Which Sofa fabric with a Toddler
    I've had my leather couch for about 9 or 10 years now and after what it went through with ds and his reflux when he...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     22 May 2012 1:31 AM

      FF'ers - Formula with iron question
    When M started cereal (but we went with oat to eat though) it did constipate him at the beginning. So I just mixed a bit...

  • Tube Talk
     17 May 2012 12:18 AM

      Officially mourning...
    Pan Am and Alcatraz were the only shows on there that I watched and will miss. ...

  • Miscellaneous
     12 May 2012 1:33 AM

      Re: New House Build -is this still (in)
    We live in a rental. No a/c. So we switched out the dining room and bedroom lights for fans. I'm not a fan of sweating...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     12 May 2012 12:45 AM

      Story: episiotomy? C-section? Share with us
    I ended up with a section (cord was wrapped around ds's neck twice and his heartrate was going way too low during contractions) and have...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     12 May 2012 12:30 AM

      Hand sanitizer?
    I don't use anything antibacterial so there is no way that I would use hand sanitizer on ds or myself. Another fan of the use...

  • The West Coast & Territories
     11 May 2012 11:48 PM

      Re: Quick Easy elopements
    I'm not 100% but I believe in BC you do have to do some sort of verbal vow. What it is can be pretty flexible...

  • Miscellaneous
     11 May 2012 1:01 AM

      Re: We do these posts all the time, but they are fun..
    Yeah. Some of those toys are really making me feel old. One of my fav things from Gr 6 or 7 (don't remember right now)...

  • Miscellaneous
     6 May 2012 10:21 PM

      Re: Pregnancy through sperm bank?
    And who says that if something was to happen to her, that she doesn't have friend(s) who would happily step up and that she would...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     5 May 2012 11:01 PM

      Recommend Your Rocker/ Glider
    I found a great second-hand Dutalier glider for $75. Love it and it's more comfortable than the ones in the store that were in our...

  • Miscellaneous
     5 May 2012 1:06 AM

      Re: prayers/positive thoughts please
    FF I'm glad that things seem to be going well for him right now. Fingers crossed that he has a good recovery. ...

  • Miscellaneous
     30 Apr 2012 1:38 PM

      Re: Do you cook?
    I try to work it so I only cook every other night. Each dinner should make leftovers for the next. For example, right now I...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     30 Apr 2012 1:32 PM

    Question with regards to milk allergies
    What we have been told is to continue with formula (alimentum or nutramigen) until ds is 2 then we can change him to milk alternatives...

  • Miscellaneous
     29 Apr 2012 11:18 PM

      Re: Everyone loves a 50% pay cut with no notice!
    That's brutal. I would be checking if there are any labour laws there that would prevent the company from doing that and that they have...

  • Miscellaneous
     29 Apr 2012 11:14 PM

      Re: Missed period, but not pregnant. When to worry?
    Try not to worry. You don't 'miss' your period per se. Odds are you are having a longer cycle for some reason (stress, illness, your...

  • Miscellaneous
     28 Apr 2012 1:49 PM

      Re: HELP. How do you get through a day with no sleep?
    Snacks and lots of water. Plus then you have to get up to go to the washroom so you get to move around and get...

  • Miscellaneous
     27 Apr 2012 1:11 AM

      Re: Petition Against 'Abortion Motion' in Parliament
    There was some stuff online but things seemed very one-sided and trying to pull at emotions instead of using their heads. http://rabble.ca/blogs/bloggers/mercedes-allen/2012/03/parliament-debate-abortion-april http://www.canada.com/House+Commons+hold+abortion+related+debate+April/6296429/story.html http://www.lifenews.com/2012/03/14/canadian-parliament-will-engage-in-rare-abortion-debate/ http://www.digitaljournal.com/article/312090...

  • Miscellaneous
     27 Apr 2012 12:49 AM

      Re: What are you reading?
    I just finished "The Keeper of Lost Causes" by Jussi Adler-Olsen. Really enjoyed it and I did read it a lot faster than I have...

  • Miscellaneous
     27 Apr 2012 12:45 AM

      Re: Petition Against 'Abortion Motion' in Parliament
    Not only that but then could someone not have other authority over your body while pg? Telling you what you can or can't do/eat/take/medications you...

  • Tube Talk
     26 Apr 2012 7:20 PM

    Anyone else super excited for Breaking Bad?
    I couldn't even try to guess. Just when I think that I may have a feeling for what's going to happen, something comes out of...

  • Miscellaneous
     26 Apr 2012 7:14 PM

      Re: Petition Against 'Abortion Motion' in Parliament
    I saw this last night on FB and signed it then. ...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     23 Apr 2012 11:48 PM

    Reflux and introducing solids
    At the urging of our dr, ds started rice cereal just after 4 months (we actually had to use it to thicken anything he got...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     22 Apr 2012 12:20 AM

      Spitting up/reflux?
    DS has reflux. Before meds and eliminating milk protein from his diet, spitting up like that was pretty much after every feed. No wonder the...

  • Miscellaneous
     21 Apr 2012 11:24 PM

      Re: Buying second hand from stranger
    Depends on what it is. Clothes for ds, no problem. I've been buying about half of his new clothes and all of his toys second...

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