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  • New Moms - The First Year
     7 Feb 2011 7:25 PM

      Recommend your baby hiking carrier
    We have the Littlelife Voyager S2 Child Carrier (from MEC). It was more $$ than the MEC brand one, but a little nicer and we...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     7 Feb 2011 2:08 PM

      Chiropractor + Baby?? Thoughts
    I took both my girls as infants (and as toddlers). I go regularly myself and I didn't see any harm in it, only potential benefit....

  • New Moms - The First Year
     4 Feb 2011 4:33 PM

      Meal plan - solids - for 8-12 months
    This is what we're doing now with YDD: 7:30 am: wake up and 150 mL bottle 9:00 - breakast (bread or infant cereal mixed with...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     28 Jan 2011 11:07 PM

      XPOST - Ovulation caught on camera! NEAT!
    Not what I expected but very interesting! I thought the egg would be smaller for some reason. ...

  • Health, Diet & Fitness
     28 Jan 2011 11:31 AM

      Re: My weight loss journey so far
    Congratulations on your success so far! I'd love to see pics too ...

  • Miscellaneous
     26 Jan 2011 12:30 PM

      Re: Calgary Passion/Fantasia rep??
    Just sent you a PM. ...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     21 Jan 2011 7:23 PM

      Medela Pump in Style or Symphony?
    I've used both and found I pumped 25% more milk with the symphony. It was quieter as well. That said, I pumped exclusively with the...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     13 Jan 2011 2:25 PM

      teething & Tylenol??
    I would give ODD tylenol at bedtime and occasionally before naps if she was super cranky. Like morningmom, she was generally fine during the day...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     2 Jan 2011 9:10 PM

      When do you take your LO to doc for a cold?
    I've never taken either kid to the dr for a cold. I've called Health Link a few times to see if a dr's visit is...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     28 Dec 2010 11:27 AM

      Mat leave and looking for work - WWYD?
    I don't think I would say in the cover letter or interview that you're on mat leave. You're right, it's none of their business and...

  • Home Life
     27 Dec 2010 12:25 AM

      Re: Show me your painted kitchen cabinets
    Our painted cabinets: We had them professionally done and are super happy with the results ...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     21 Dec 2010 6:43 PM

      6mth growth spurt/sleep question
    YDD's sleep went back to normal after her 6 mth growth spurt. For about a week she woke up at 4 am for a feed,...

  • Miscellaneous
     21 Dec 2010 6:30 PM

      Re: christmas morning
    When we were little it went like this: Wake up Open presents under the tree Eat breakfast Open stockings This year (the LOs are still...

  • Miscellaneous
     21 Dec 2010 6:27 PM

      Re: Spin: Christmas Eve Dinner ideas
    My mom's cooking beef tenderloin this year. We commonly do ham or salmon too. ...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     15 Dec 2010 7:24 PM

      how much do you pay a babysitter?
    We're in Calgary and we pay $10/hr for 2 kids and $7/hr for one kid. ...

  • Miscellaneous
     10 Dec 2010 6:48 PM

      Anyone still playing Farmville?
    I need some more neighbours! I'm down to 2 neighbours who play regularly, and that's just not enough Anyone want to be my neighbour? I'll...

  • Miscellaneous
     6 Dec 2010 6:04 PM

      Re: Christmas breakfast ideas??
    DH's family always has croissants and fruit salad. My family has traditional Swedish rice porridge (basically rice pudding that was cooked on the stove). I...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     3 Dec 2010 3:13 PM

      Do you bath your LO every day?
    Our girls get 3 baths a week. ODD would have one every night, but I don't think it's necessary as she's not that dirty. ...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     23 Nov 2010 10:35 PM

      6 month old - schedule?
    This generally what happens around here. As for solids, we've just done rice cereal and fruit, I'm thinking of doing peas or sweet potato next....

  • New Moms - The First Year
     22 Nov 2010 1:42 PM

      How much formula for 6 month old?
    The guidelines I was given are that baby should drink 2 - 2.5 oz per pound of body weight. My YDD is 16.5 lbs, so...

  • Miscellaneous
     16 Nov 2010 10:41 PM

      Re: This just came to me on FB
    24 for me ...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     10 Nov 2010 10:10 PM

      How often does (did) your LO poop at 4 months?
    Usually 2 times a day. ...

  • Miscellaneous
     10 Nov 2010 10:01 PM

      Re: Whats for Supper?
    Beef on a bun and salad. ...

  • Miscellaneous
     9 Nov 2010 3:18 PM

      Re: New mom with no rings - do you judge?
    It's something I used to notice and wonder about, but now that I've had kids and couldn't wear my rings, I don't think about it...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     7 Nov 2010 1:25 PM

      For Mom's who Formula Fed ...
    I agree with all the PPs. Just when you think you've got a predictable schedule they go and change it! I would feed when he's...

  • Miscellaneous
     5 Nov 2010 10:07 PM

      Re: What Is For Dinner?
    Pod's Pad Thai from Crazy Plates, plus veggies & dip. ...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     31 Oct 2010 7:00 PM

      Sterilizing
    The public health nurses said I could stop using boiled water at 4 months. ...

  • Miscellaneous
     31 Oct 2010 6:52 PM

      Re: Fave Loose Leaf Tea
    DH's family is a huge fan of Silk Road teas ( www.silkroadtea.com ), if you're willing to order something online. ...

  • Health, Diet & Fitness
     27 Oct 2010 4:50 PM

      Re: P90x Discussion Group?
    Ugh...plyo is by far the hardest workout. I still skip some of the exercises because I'm trying to catch my breath! I rarely do the...

  • Health, Diet & Fitness
     26 Oct 2010 11:18 PM

      Re: P90x Discussion Group?
    Good luck Ms_Roc, I hope you and your DH succeed! I'm on week 11 of the Classic. It's definitely a big time commitment, but worth...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     24 Oct 2010 10:43 PM

      How to extend naps?
    I had success lengthening naps by completely darkening the kid's room. My girls could put themselves back to sleep at night easily, so I tried...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     21 Oct 2010 6:35 PM

      5/6 month nap schedule
    YDD is awake for 2 hours at a time. She naps 3 - 4 times a day, from 45 minutes to 2 hours. With ODD...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     18 Oct 2010 10:35 PM

      Formula Questions
    Now that YDD is older than 4 months I just use plain tap water to make her formula. I make it in a juice jug...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     18 Oct 2010 10:29 PM

      For those with Peg Perego Primo Viaggio Carseat
    I'm not much help - we use the Bundle Me as well. Hope you find something! ...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     18 Oct 2010 3:07 PM

      How do you keep your 5 month old busy?
    YDD is up for about 2 hours at a time. 15 minutes is spent eating, probably 30 min on her play mat, 15 - 30...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     15 Oct 2010 3:56 PM

      NEW QUESTION: Did Domperidone work for you?
    I was pumping and I found taking the maximum dose (4 pills, 4x per day) increased my supply by 25%. ...

  • Miscellaneous
     13 Oct 2010 7:00 PM

      Re: Last name - to take or not to take.
    I kept my name. I honestly don't like DH's last name (it's very plain and common) and I like the uniqueness of my last name....

  • Home Life
     12 Oct 2010 9:02 PM

      Re: Spin: what do you program your thermostat to?
    Night - 18 Day - 20 (sometimes I turn it up to 21 if I'm chilly). ...

  • Miscellaneous
     9 Oct 2010 4:13 PM

      Re: Q for Ladies on Disability/Sick Leave
    While on STD I did some home redecorating and hired a contractor to put in a new driveway. He was quite nice to look at...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     7 Oct 2010 11:43 PM

      Room temperature of baby's room at night?
    Our house goes down to 17 at night, but we found that a little chilly for YDD when she was born. So we got an...

  • Miscellaneous
     7 Oct 2010 11:39 PM

      Re: Would you eat it? (Special italian edition)
    I would give it to DH for his lunches ...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     7 Oct 2010 4:24 PM

      4 month old - schedule?
    We have more of a routine than a schedule. YDD wakes up, is fed, plays for a while and then goes back to sleep about...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     7 Oct 2010 4:03 PM

      "Cry it out" experiences please!
    I did CIO for naps with both my girls (I didn't need to do it at night). ODD was 3.5 months and that first nap...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     3 Oct 2010 7:46 PM

      When did your baby STTN?
    Both my girls STTN (8 pm to 7 am) every night by 4 months. At 2 months they would STTN one night a week, then...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     29 Sep 2010 10:48 PM

      When did you start enjoying mat leave?
    As soon as I gave my boss a definitive return to work date! That said though, things did get better around the 8 month mark....

  • Miscellaneous
     28 Sep 2010 12:25 PM

      Re: Recommend Your Calgary Chiropractor
    Dr. Kricken at Dalhousie Station. My entire family sees him and he's great http://www.handsonhealth.org/ ...

  • Miscellaneous
     28 Sep 2010 12:22 PM

      Re: Katy Perry and Sesame Street - offensive?
    I'd have no problem letting my girls watch it. ...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     27 Sep 2010 11:07 PM

      Was Motherhood easier or harder than you expected?
    Definitely harder, in almost every way. ...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     25 Sep 2010 10:03 AM

      Playing in the Dark
    ODD also sings and talks to herself for a while before going to sleep. She doesn't get out of bed, so I let her do...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     24 Sep 2010 6:00 PM

      3.5 - 4 month old sleep schedule - Help!
    I totally understand how you feel. With ODD naps totally stressed me out and made me super anxious. YDD sleeps from 8 pm to 7...

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