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  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     8 Mar 2012 3:45 PM

      Long weekend birthday - thoughts?
    You could always do it the weekend before the long weekend. Around here, it would be the weekend before school lets out, so it's a...

  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     26 Feb 2012 5:52 PM

      Weekend bedtimes
    With us, ODD (10) stays up until 930/10 on weekends (she rarely sleeps in, so can be quite cranky). At friend sleepovers - there is...

  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     22 Feb 2012 12:06 PM

      Kid friendly nail salon in East or South Ottawa
    And by "kid" I mean a 10 year old. Part of ODD's birthday present is a day out with mom and I want to take...

  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     11 Feb 2012 9:41 PM

      O.M.G....
    My baby turned 10 today!! She is officially in the double digit club, and she couldn't be more happy about it. She is definitely loving...

  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     2 Feb 2012 1:53 PM

      UPDATE in last post about DD and MOving
    Awww. Hope she is having a great day. ...

  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     2 Feb 2012 1:52 PM

      Experience with French Imm. in dual-track schools?
    The girls school's FI program is 50/50 right through (starting in JK until grade 6). Half their day is pure English with the english courses...

  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     9 Jan 2012 4:09 PM

      Switching schools - It won't traumatize him right?
    ODD went to three different school in the first 3 years. (JK in Orleans (ON), K in St. John's (NF), and Grade 1 in Russell...

  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     29 Dec 2011 9:25 PM

      Let the planning begin...
    Plane tickets are booked.. Heading to Disneyworld on April 14th for 10 days. Girls are just a *wee* bit excited. LOL ...

  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     22 Dec 2011 1:52 PM

      How many pizza days is too many?
    At my girls' school Pizza day is once a week. Do I think it's too much? Not really. it's just one meal a week that...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     14 Dec 2011 6:46 PM

      If you went with a midwife the second time around.
    I went with a doctor for #1 and #2, and went with a midwife with #3. Our doctor moved after I had #2, and we...

  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     7 Dec 2011 2:02 PM

      Do you have 3?I have questions!!
    I'll answer from an older kid perspective. My kids are now 9, 7, and 5 (though they are all over the half way mark to...

  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     29 Nov 2011 9:18 PM

      Christmas pics but I think we'll need a do-over
    I love them. Your ODD looks like a tween being forced to take cheesy pics with the family. ("Another mom... geez this is so uncool!!)...

  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     21 Nov 2011 5:45 PM

      Need ideas - QUICK!
    We are giving ODD a Xmas present tomorrow night (tickets to a concert on Wednesday night). But any ideas of how to give them to...

  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     16 Nov 2011 5:07 PM

      Kudos to...
    Want to just say how great my hubby has been since I've gone back to work. He does the girls' routines in the morning (including...

  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     6 Nov 2011 3:13 PM

      my new life starts tomorrow
    I start working tomorrow!!! Tomorrow it's orientation, and I will be finding out my hours. Tomorrow, dh takes over the morning duty since I will...

  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     6 Nov 2011 3:08 PM

      Stocking stuffers for older kids?
    Usually in the girls stockings there are; socks, underwear, a couple little toys (Zoobles, LPS, etc), lipbalm, nail polish, hair things, a magazine / book,...

  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     5 Nov 2011 9:28 PM

      Handheld games for kids
    ODD got her DSi when she turned 8. MDD got her DSi when she turned 7. YDD doesn't have one and won't be getting one...

  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     31 Oct 2011 11:43 AM

      do you send treats for classmates on Halloween
    I've never sent in treats for classmates unless it was a requested item for a class party. Today, YDD brought in 20 mini pumpkin cupcakes...

  • Miscellaneous
     28 Oct 2011 5:37 PM

      Re: "group interview" ?
    Thanks for all the advice and luck. The interview lasted for a good 1.5 hours (longer than he had planned). First we were paired and...

  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     27 Oct 2011 3:45 PM

      Happy Birthday Manda!
    Happy birthday!!! Hope you have a great day!! ...

  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     27 Oct 2011 3:44 PM

      Moms that have gone back to work.....
    Thanks for the advice and support. I have what's called a group interview tomorrow. No idea what to expect from that one (any advice on...

  • Miscellaneous
     27 Oct 2011 3:42 PM

      "group interview" ?
    I have what's called a "group interview" tomorrow. Of all places, it's for Walmart. Who knew it would take 3 flippin' interviews to land a...

  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     26 Oct 2011 3:37 PM

      Moms that have gone back to work.....
    after quite a while at home. I've been home for over 10 years now (since I was about 20some weeks pregnant with my 1st!), and...

  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     26 Oct 2011 3:08 PM

      Sending a little treat for your LO's classmates...
    YDD's class is having a party on Monday andthe request forms came home on Monday.. I'll be making the dessert (20 small cupcakes).. As for...

  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     24 Oct 2011 9:52 AM

      Paper Jamz reviews?
    Anyone have any of them? Reviews? Thinking of getting one of each (guitar, vocals, and drums) for the girls for Xmas. ...

  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     20 Oct 2011 4:46 PM

      Spiders.....
    Very cool. Do tell what you used! I would love to add a few of those around the house. ...

  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     20 Oct 2011 11:00 AM

      Spaces between words when writing?
    We use a finger. After every word they have to leave a finger space (And actually put their finger on the paper so they can...

  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     18 Oct 2011 3:20 PM

      Vent
    I'll begin this by saying that I have general anxiety and it's triggered a lot of the times by new places, lots of people in...

  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     18 Oct 2011 11:20 AM

      When will we get a progress update / meeting
    We get a quick update September (between the 2nd and 4th week), and then again in November. But our school doesn't really do parent teacher...

  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     17 Oct 2011 6:41 PM

      I'm so down about school district
    The girls' school is ranked 1733/2733, and it's an absolutely fantastic school.. Great teachers, great activities, girls are learning and having fun. No problems at...

  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     14 Oct 2011 9:47 AM

      MOOKS: Baths/showers
    All three of my girls wash their bodies by themselves. I help with YDD and MDD's hair (I do all of YDD's hair washing and...

  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     13 Oct 2011 10:45 AM

      OMG tomorrow
    Happy Birthday!!! Hope he is having a great day! ...

  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     12 Oct 2011 4:09 PM

      Nintendo DS? DSi? 3DS? DSiXL? - x-post
    We have 2 DSi's. We got Kat's about 4 months before the DsiXL came out. and decide when it was time to get Ellie's that...

  • Miscellaneous
     8 Oct 2011 8:40 AM

      Re: Did you meet your SO online?
    Dh and I met online 13.5 years ago. It was on Match.com. I went on because I was bored at work and I got an...

  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     7 Oct 2011 9:36 PM

      Olivia is 6!!!!!!
    Happy Birthday Olivia!!!! ...

  • Miscellaneous
     7 Oct 2011 2:39 PM

      Re: You don't count if you don't vote!
    Not only did both the adults in our house vote, but I took our oldest daughter with me to vote. We took all three to...

  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     6 Oct 2011 1:43 PM

      Fundraising Ideas Please!!
    The best one we had last year was that they had a couple of "cool kid" days. The kids could pay $1 and they could...

  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     5 Oct 2011 8:31 PM

      Did you do anything for Teacher's day?
    Nope. Didn't even know it was today. ...

  • Miscellaneous
     5 Oct 2011 12:50 PM

      Re: Spin - When do you take down your Christmas stuff?
    Right after New Years for us because Jan 9th is my daughter's birthday, so we go right from Xmas to prepping for her birthday. ...

  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     4 Oct 2011 9:53 PM

      Fundraising. More than 1 child...
    We split it up. For example, Jump Rope for heart - They get a prize when they reach a certain $ amount, so we will...

  • Miscellaneous
     4 Oct 2011 4:12 PM

      Re: How often do you run your dishwasher?
    Every single day and usually twice on Saturdays to catch on the baking pans that don't fit in the regular loads. There are 5 of...

  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     4 Oct 2011 1:41 PM

      ODD's surprise yesterday!
    Oh yes, she is definitely still beaming. She had us print off the picture above so she could bring it to school with her. I...

  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     4 Oct 2011 1:05 PM

      ODD's surprise yesterday!
    ODD was picked up at school yesterday afternoon with the thought that she was going to the dentist (we had told her on Sunday that...

  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     30 Sep 2011 4:10 PM

      Quick! Gift for a 9-year-old girl?
    True.. ODD is VERY into helping me in the kitchen. She loves cooking/baking and reading recipes and is so proud when she serves something that...

  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     30 Sep 2011 2:48 PM

      Quick! Gift for a 9-year-old girl?
    ODD is also really into crafts.. especially beading, bracelets and things that she can give to her friends. She is also very into the home...

  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     29 Sep 2011 4:37 PM

      Bigger kid feet pajamas?
    Target in the states have them - saw them when we were in New York in August. I could have bought some for my oldest...

  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     28 Sep 2011 12:53 PM

      Riding a bike?
    Oh and for the amount of time it took. MDD literally took 2 days - about 20 minutes each day for her to learn how...

  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     28 Sep 2011 9:08 AM

      Riding a bike?
    My older two just learned how to ride without training wheels at the end of this summer. ODD was 9.5 and MDD was 7.5yrs old....

  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     27 Sep 2011 3:48 PM

      Spin: Halloween Costumes at School
    Our school not only allows costumes, but they have an annual tradition of taking all the kids on the "Halloween parade" around town. It's great...

  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     27 Sep 2011 2:00 PM

      Halloween
    Have the kids decided what they are going to be this year? ODD wants to be a drama queen zombie. She saw the costume in...

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