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 14 Jun 2005
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  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     18 May 2012 9:04 PM

      Backpack style carrier
    We have the MEC Happy Trails and it works great! You can usually find them on Kijiji and such (where we bought ours for $70)....

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     15 May 2012 2:37 PM

      Cheapest online shop for 'California Baby'?
    I need to buy some California Baby products ASAP! The new baby arrives in a week and I also want to buy some bug spray...

  • Home Life
     12 May 2012 12:37 PM

      Re: Anyone selling their house right now?
    Thanks for the comments! Humber - I think people do get greedy when they see a house sell for more than ever before...just because that...

  • Home Life
     11 May 2012 9:44 PM

      Re: Anyone selling their house right now?
    We're not listing until August 1st but I'm getting worried because it seems like the market has been slow - and we're just selling a...

  • Starting a Family
     10 May 2012 9:14 AM

      No way. I have a line!!!!!
    Great news - congratulations! I have everything crossed for you that it works out **sticky vibes** ...

  • Home Life
     9 May 2012 8:00 PM

      Re: Waiting for your new home - 2012 and beyond!
    Congratulations MsRoc! Can't wait to see some photos - it must be such a relief after all this time ...

  • Miscellaneous
     4 May 2012 9:56 PM

      Re: HELP! Sympathy Card
    ^^Ugh, how sad ...

  • Home Life
     4 May 2012 9:46 PM

      Re: Waiting for your new home - 2012 and beyond!
    Ms_Roc - that's great you were able to see the house at near completion. How exciting! Can't wait to see photos if you end up...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     4 May 2012 7:31 PM

      Quick mat leave question
    I don't know if this is right because I forget all the ins and outs of EI, but it sort of sounds like your 2WW...

  • Miscellaneous
     28 Apr 2012 10:58 PM

      Re: A WWYD for my DH- long read
    DH used to belong to a martial arts club that "kind of" acted the same way. It wasn't about buying equipment, but there was this...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     28 Apr 2012 8:16 PM

      spin: Do you limit YOUR screen time?
    We can't watch TV when DS is up - it's next to impossible and is just not enjoyable. He usually wants "Mighty Machines" on anyway,...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     27 Apr 2012 7:41 AM

      NBR: forums for cancer
    I'm sorry to hear about your mom ...

  • Home Life
     23 Apr 2012 6:06 PM

      Re: Black or Stainless Appliances?
    We're building new as well and chose stainless. I know we get an appointment with the appliance store so I'll ask if we can get...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     23 Apr 2012 9:16 AM

      Childcare options - so frustrating!!
    This is a common problem in cities and it seems most parents go in thinking "I have to put my child in a daycare CENTRE."...

  • Home Life
     21 Apr 2012 9:03 PM

      Re: Anyone selling their house right now?
    We're selling at the beginning of August and we're already stressed about it. We'll have a 2 month old at the time, but we're also...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     21 Apr 2012 8:48 PM

      Need Advice Re: Stopping Co Sleeping
    That sounds tough if DH isn't on board. We actually co-slept until DS was 13 months and then transitioned him to a crib. However, we...

  • Starting a Family
     21 Apr 2012 8:31 AM

      It's been too long
    Congrats! I'm guilty for POASing early and actually got a +ve at 8dpo with this pregnancy. Usually, 10dpo is safe with a FRER but it...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     21 Apr 2012 8:09 AM

      movin' on up!
    Happy Birthday Cutie!! ...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     20 Apr 2012 10:15 PM

      Let's inject some positive life into the boards!
    Sounds good. I've been posting more the last few days which I'm sure I can continue ...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     20 Apr 2012 10:14 PM

      Wish us luck tomorrow? *updated*
    Good luck! I hope you REALLY enjoy your vacation after travelling with your LO. ...

  • Miscellaneous
     20 Apr 2012 4:57 PM

      Re: I finally get to write this - I AM DONE SCHOOL!!!!
    Congratulations Nat! I'm very proud of you and amazed you did all this while being pregnant FOUR times (and with babies and toddlers...phew!). ...

  • Miscellaneous
     19 Apr 2012 8:12 PM

      Re: Another WWYD: Housing/Moving
    I'd rent as well. I think you'll be better off in the long run, have a bit of security when you come back, etc. Originally...

  • The Central Provinces
     19 Apr 2012 6:36 PM

      Re: Massage in Ottawa (Spa-like setting)
    I've been to Celadon Spa many times! It's in a "spa" setting for sure - maybe not as fancy as York Street Spa, but it's...

  • Tube Talk
     18 Apr 2012 9:19 PM

    REVENGE
    Woot - finally!! ...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     17 Apr 2012 8:42 PM

      Smoking and Kids
    That is very sad. I know it's not nice to judge, but in this day and age EVERYONE should know not to smoke around...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     17 Apr 2012 8:34 PM

      It needs to be said again- taxes and mat leave
    Ooh, that's too bad. I get top-up for 16 weeks and never got dinged. I asked my HR person to make sure enough tax was...

  • Home Life
     17 Apr 2012 8:06 PM

      Re: Harwood in Kitchen
    We're building a new house and took the plunge to put hardwood in both the kitchen and dinette area - they're joined to the living...

  • Home Life
     17 Apr 2012 8:04 PM

      Re: Waiting for your new home - 2012 and beyond!
    EvieM - congratulations on your new home purchase! Congrats on signing the contract - here's hoping there aren't any delays. Puppy&Kitten - it's hard not...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     12 Apr 2012 9:31 AM

      bum schooching...encourage/discourage?
    I wouldnt discourage (or encourage, it's how he gets around is all) the bum scooting at all. We loved that DS bum scooted it was...

  • Home Life
     10 Apr 2012 8:56 PM

      Re: x-post- if you have a housecleaner
    We have a cleaner come in bi-weekly and she charges $20/hr for 3 hours = $60. Our house is a 2-storey (3 storey if you...

  • Starting a Family
     8 Apr 2012 9:33 AM

      Can this really be?
    Wow - congratulations!! What a great Easter present ...

  • Miscellaneous
     7 Apr 2012 8:05 PM

      Re: Just got really bad news...need to tell somebody
    I'm so sorry to read this news. I hope you were able to share with your family, as hard as it might have been. Sending...

  • Miscellaneous
     7 Apr 2012 8:01 PM

      Re: where can I buy these?
    I don't know what they're called but I've bought them before at Quickie Marts in Ottawa. There's no brand associated with them, they're just with...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     7 Apr 2012 3:11 PM

      Nanny help!
    I would try Canadian Nanny. I actually hope to post our own ad there this weekend in hopes to find a "mother's helper" or babysitter....

  • Home Life
     7 Apr 2012 9:44 AM

      Re: Waiting for your new home - 2012 and beyond!
    That's great progress Puppy&Kitten. We drove by our site yesterday and nothing's been dug as of yet. Not surprised - we were told that the...

  • Home Life
     2 Apr 2012 9:05 AM

      Re: Baby's Nursery - finally finished!
    Love it - like a PP mentioned above, it's very whimsical, which is great! Thanks for sharing ...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     31 Mar 2012 4:21 PM

      Some people's children! A vent and question.
    This situation would annoy me more for the fact that the parents weren't around supervising their children. I certainly understand this is the type of...

  • Home Life
     30 Mar 2012 7:55 AM

      Re: Waiting for your new home - 2012 and beyond!
    Our progress update is that we've made our design choices and wiring choices. Some I'm second-guessing, but I think that's natural. If there's something that's...

  • Miscellaneous
     24 Mar 2012 12:03 PM

      Re: Forum bugs - please report them here!
    I'm still redirected in certain threads in CF. Very annoying. I don't get why it happens sometimes and not in others. From what I can...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     23 Mar 2012 10:08 AM

      DD got bitten at Daycare yesterday
    I'm sorry your DD is going through this - it sucks and it does make you feel so badly for them. It's happened to DS...

  • Home Life
     23 Mar 2012 9:59 AM

      Re: Waiting for your new home - 2012 and beyond!
    Bumping us up... How's everyone doing? I hope some of you are still around. DH and I go for our Concepts wiring appointment on Wednesday...

  • Baby On Board!
     17 Mar 2012 8:46 PM

      Welcome Mary Katherine!
    Congratulations Erica! I love her name ...

  • Home Life
     17 Mar 2012 8:34 PM

      Re: Waiting for your new home - 2012 and beyond!
    MsRoc and MrsMuffin - so great to see photos of your houses! Both are impressive homes. AFU, we're going to sign our Agreement of Purchase...

  • Home Life
     15 Mar 2012 11:16 AM

      Re: Gas dryer
    No advice on the gas dryer M-E, but just wanted to say CONGRATULATIONS!! That is a beau.ti.ful home You must be so relieved to have...

  • Home Life
     13 Mar 2012 9:47 PM

      Re: How much did you spend on upgrades when building?
    We're capping it at $20K as we're building a townhouse. ...

  • Miscellaneous
     13 Mar 2012 9:10 PM

      Re: When did you join WB?
    June 2005 - a long time ago! ...

  • Miscellaneous
     13 Mar 2012 9:09 PM

      Re: Poll: Do you have a housecleaner? Do your parents?
    Yes, we have a housekeeper. No, my parents do not, though my ILs (who are elderly) do have someone in to help them clean. From...

  • Home Life
     11 Mar 2012 10:39 AM

      Re: Waiting for your new home - 2012 and beyond!
    Kezza - that's exciting to see framing. We're moving a month after you so I hope to see framing soon. It must seem more real...

  • Miscellaneous
     10 Mar 2012 7:46 PM

      Re: home poll- what would you chose
    Well, since we just bought a townhouse (freehold/rowhouse on your list) so that's what I voted for! And ours' is just over 2100 sq ft...

  • Recipe Swap
     8 Mar 2012 6:12 PM

      Gluten Free Corn Tortillas?
    Mission brand tortillas makes gluten-free. I don't know if they're available in Canada though I get my corn tortillas at a local latin store -...

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