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  • Miscellaneous
     7 May 2012 11:39 PM

      Re: What's for dinner tonight?
    I took my kids to Dairy Queen I felt I deserved to not cook since I did so much other productive stuff today lol. And...

  • Miscellaneous
     7 May 2012 12:05 AM

      Re: X-Post- Kauai: Where to stay?
    We just came home from Kauai last weekend. We stayed at the Nihi Kai Villas in Poipu. It was a very short walk to Brenneke...

  • Miscellaneous
     20 Mar 2012 4:36 PM

      Re: Can office manager ask this?
    *lol* funny part is, she's one of the dentist's wife! But I have complained about her in the past about other things. I tend to...

  • Miscellaneous
     20 Mar 2012 4:00 PM

      Re: Can office manager ask this?
    Thank you! My final answer to them was 'no', which explains the lack of even saying goodbye at hang up and sounding disappointed. Which I...

  • Miscellaneous
     20 Mar 2012 3:44 PM

      Re: Can office manager ask this?
    I work in a dental office...so not many people to talk to on the ladder! The way this person acted, is totally in their character....

  • Miscellaneous
     20 Mar 2012 3:32 PM

      Can office manager ask this?
    Can they ask you to change your plans to work on a day that you were already given off? What if they were a little...

  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     20 Mar 2012 2:38 PM

      First loose tooth- What age?
    Some do lose teeth at age 4, so it can be totally normal! My DD just lost her first tooth over the weekend, at age...

  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     11 Mar 2012 11:45 PM

      Birthday Parties at Home Depot?
    DS went with his 3 yr old preschool class last year. I wouldn't be surprised if they'd do it for a birthday party, if they...

  • Miscellaneous
     11 Mar 2012 11:36 PM

      Re: Waaahhhh.... want to cry.
    I've been getting random grey hairs since I was in junior high When I get to the point where it's too pointless to pluck 'em,...

  • Miscellaneous
     4 Mar 2012 2:36 PM

      Re: Milk steamer/frother recommendations?
    Another one here for the nespresso one! ...

  • The Prairies
     21 Feb 2012 12:00 PM

      Re: Fourth Annual WB Camping Trip!
    I think we'd be up for either of the two late July choices, barring any medical interventions for the DH. We'd be bringing both kids...

  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     15 Feb 2012 8:13 PM

    Kids and Video Games
    Interesting, and I had a little giggle at the article too. Both DH and I like video games. We let the kids play a little...

  • Miscellaneous
     15 Feb 2012 12:55 PM

      Re: Please help me plan a trip to Alberta
    If he has a CAA card, he can get a discount at Tyrell. Also, google Calgary attraction coupons, he can get discounts for the zoo...

  • Miscellaneous
     15 Feb 2012 12:51 PM

      Re: Did you go to French Immersion? Are you fluent?
    A friend of ours did FI from K-9, but he had a hard time with it. DD has a couple friends who go to an...

  • Miscellaneous
     1 Feb 2012 10:01 PM

      Re: Please make me laugh!! PLEASE!!
    This one is from my personal collection DH fell asleep in the middle of the day. This was Dec 2009, so probably close to a...

  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     24 Jan 2012 10:45 AM

      6th Birthday - One party, or a second as well?
    This year, I let DD choose who to invite for her 6th birthday. I ended up booking a gym, where she could invite up to...

  • Miscellaneous
     23 Jan 2012 11:36 PM

      Re: Are you worried about your job security?
    Not really. I work as a dental assistant and it seems to always be busy in there! As long as people have teeth, we'll have...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     20 Jan 2012 6:31 PM

      Bilingual parents: Talking to your child
    I still say my kids' names in English most of the time, even when I speak in Cantonese to them. But they also have Chinese...

  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     17 Jan 2012 3:09 PM

      What size for skates?
    Take him with you...then you can just slip the insert out of the skate and see if the skate fits. My DD just got new...

  • Miscellaneous
     15 Jan 2012 11:44 PM

      Re: Are you prepared for a pandemic?
    We have big tupperware tubs of emergency food, water etc etc in our basement. DH replenishes everything once a year, we take out the stuff...

  • Honeymoon & Travel
     10 Jan 2012 1:47 PM

      Re: Hawaii in Winter/Rain Season?
    We went Feb a couple years ago...around Valentine's day. It rained in the evening once, the night before we left Maui to come home after...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     9 Jan 2012 11:20 PM

    vrbo.com is great for renting condos. We went to Disneyland two winters ago, at the end of Feb/beginning of March. Evie was 4 and Owen...

  • Miscellaneous
     30 Dec 2011 9:18 PM

      Re: Spin: Does your SO spend time with your parents?
    Mine come over every work morning to take DH to the c-train station...and often pick him up to drive him home after work too. I...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     27 Dec 2011 6:02 PM

      Heinous...or kind of genius? (kids & travel)
    Can you take all three, plus a Grandparent or two? Friends of ours just took their 5yo, 3yo and 6mo old to Disneyworld this fall....

  • Miscellaneous
     19 Dec 2011 4:51 PM

      Re: Christmas tip/bonus for the house keeper?
    We pay ours $25/hr for about 3hrs each time. She's coming tomorrow and I was going to give her $50. We usually give her a...

  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     17 Dec 2011 7:41 PM

      Building a rink in the back yard?
    We were going to build one this year, then got lazy However, several of DD's hockey teammates have parents who did rinks in their backyards....

  • Miscellaneous
     8 Dec 2011 7:51 PM

      Re: Hearing loss at a relatively young age (30s)
    A friend of ours got hearing aids in both ears about two years ago. It was driving his wife crazy that she always had to...

  • Miscellaneous
     5 Dec 2011 1:08 PM

      Re: Riviera Maya
    DH and I stayed at the Barcelo Colonial two years ago. The beach there was awesome. DH saw sea turtles and tonnes of fish/rays while...

  • Miscellaneous
     22 Nov 2011 6:33 PM

      Re: Why do we want an IPad if we have
    I just got one for my birthday from DH and I'm having fun with it so far! DH and both kids have iTouches, I have...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     20 Nov 2011 4:18 PM

      Toddler afraid of dogs and cats
    My DS went through a phase like that. And we had 2 cats (one passed away when he was 2) and we have a dog...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     20 Nov 2011 12:31 AM

      Teaching kids to brush teeth
    That little patient of mine, had a homemade lead blanket. His mom said it was really expensive to get one ordered/made, so she just improvised....

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     19 Nov 2011 11:39 PM

      Teaching kids to brush teeth
    Would he or does he have a very heavy jacket/vest that he likes to wear to calm him down? I don't have much experience in...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     19 Nov 2011 6:38 PM

      Do you like your Wii (thinking of gift)
    My kids like it, but they don't play with it much even though we leave it out next to the tv. DH and I however,...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     19 Nov 2011 6:34 PM

      If you delivered your 1st early...
    My first was on time, my 2nd was 4 days late. My water broke both times while in bed. ...

  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     18 Nov 2011 6:12 PM

      I Feel like I've been hit by a bus...oh wait
    oh my goodness...you have been through A LOT! I hope you recover quickly and same for your dad! ...

  • Miscellaneous
     17 Nov 2011 10:40 PM

      Re: Alternative therapies/medicine for brain cancer?
    Boo to cancer! Caleb was stage 4B at diagnosis 5 years ago, but for Hodgkins. 3 years ago, his doctor and nurse told us to...

  • Miscellaneous
     17 Nov 2011 10:14 PM

      Re: Calgary Information
    Yup, you are so right on that! Please do let me know if there's anything we can do here. I may not know if there's...

  • Miscellaneous
     17 Nov 2011 9:59 PM

      Re: Calgary Information
    Did he have the hot chemo bath by chance? Sorry to hear your DH's friend is not doing well I'm in Calgary, let me know...

  • Miscellaneous
     17 Nov 2011 9:49 PM

      Re: SPIN: Do you put winter tires on your car?
    I am patiently waiting for DH to take our Rondo to get the winter tires put on them So for the last few days, I've...

  • Home Life
     14 Nov 2011 11:27 PM

      Re: Garage Door Repair - Calgary/Airdrie??
    We used these folks a month and a half ago: http://www.crosstowndoors.com/ They came recommended by a friend. It was awesome service. We had a broken...

  • Miscellaneous
     13 Nov 2011 3:31 PM

      Re: I know there is already a thread...
    Every time I refresh my FB page, I am nervous and in tears. I can't stop thinking of that family. ...

  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     12 Nov 2011 1:07 PM

      Feeling devastated over DS Teeth
    I just want to make sure I have this straight...the first DDS didn't take x-rays, but the 2nd one did...correct? It's amazing what you can...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     26 Oct 2011 10:56 PM

      pediatric dentist or regular?
    Depends on your child! I've seen them all at the regular dental office I work at. Today, I had an awesome 3 year old come...

  • Miscellaneous
     26 Oct 2011 9:11 PM

      Re: I love my DH because....
    He takes great care of me, the kids, the pets, the house...etc etc. Even when he's really sick, he always puts the kids and I...

  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     26 Oct 2011 9:08 PM

      Sending a little treat for your LO's classmates...
    Our preschool teachers collect stuff for the kids' loot bags, up until a week before Halloween. I didn't send anything this year. But last year,...

  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     26 Oct 2011 9:05 PM

      Bey Blade Age Range & Safety - x-post
    My DD loves Beyblades. It started last year in kindergarten when she saw some older boys playing with them in the school yard. DH and...

  • Miscellaneous
     24 Oct 2011 11:31 PM

      Re: Oil of Oregano
    We buy ours from Superstore. We prefer to add it to a shotglass of thick smoothie...even for the kids. We put a few drops in,...

  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     24 Oct 2011 11:25 PM

      My kid was offered drugs
    Yikes...I worry about the day that I have to deal with stuff like that! ...

  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     24 Oct 2011 12:38 PM

      Divorced/Separated Parents - Confusing Kids?
    DH's parents are like you and your ex. They go have coffee together, they bought a place together as an investment a couple years ago,...

  • Miscellaneous
     22 Oct 2011 11:51 AM

      Re: That's some concealer!
    wowza! ...

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