29 Aug 2006
 Ottawa, Ontario



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  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     14 Jun 2012 6:51 PM

      Waterproof sandals for toddlers
    we got Crocks sandals this year that she can wear in water or out. They are super cute, durable and easy to clean. We love...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     2 Jun 2012 4:12 PM

      What's with the excessive blinking?
    Our 4 year old neighbour started doing this when she started school... and her mom said she had done it also when her younger sibling...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     2 Jun 2012 4:09 PM

      Starting school at 3 years
    DD is also going to be in Casa Montessori this fall and her class are 3-6 year olds. She just turned 3. She has been...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     4 May 2012 9:07 AM

      My 'baby' is 3!!
    She's so beautiful Congrats and Happy Birthday Annie! ...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     3 May 2012 10:35 AM

    Help with stain removal
    DD goes to a Montessori daycare and the kids wear uniforms, including a white shirt (the person who thought this up obviously had never had...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     3 May 2012 10:20 AM

      Daycare lunches
    We also do leftovers (pasta, rice, veggies and meat, pizza, burgers, etc.) assuming your daycare has a microwave. Then because DD has a very healthy...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     3 May 2012 10:11 AM

      What do you say to this?
    I agree that it was not an appropriate thing to say, but it could have been a joke..it's so hard to tell with email.. My...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     1 May 2012 2:48 PM

    18mth old putting food in her nose ????
    OMG, poor you. DD only recently has started doing this (she's 3) and only because she saw others do it at daycare. Luckily nothing has...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     27 Apr 2012 3:13 PM

      The Case for the Relaxed Parent
    I have a toddler who barely watches tv. Not because we don't let her, because she can't sit still for more than 1 caillou episode....

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     27 Apr 2012 2:57 PM

      spin: Do you limit YOUR screen time?
    even if I tried to watch tv with DD there, it would be impossible. She is too active and often requires my attention. Plus, I...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     26 Apr 2012 10:19 AM

      friend who brags constantly-wdyd?
    I also smile and not say a word. If they need to brag to make themselves feel better, then I'll let them feel better. But...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     24 Apr 2012 7:45 PM

      What is on your toddler's bed?
    DD is potty trained, and although she is in a single bed right now, we have a water proof pad (like for a change table),...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     24 Apr 2012 7:42 PM

      can you refreeze cooked meat?NBR
    hmmm...since it was cooked to begin with (when you first froze it) I think it should be fine. You wouldn't get sick from it or...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     17 Apr 2012 11:10 AM

      How do I get drops in his eyes?
    Wow, that seems extreme. When I was having difficulty with DD, I read that you can simply put the drop in the corner of their...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     14 Apr 2012 2:47 PM

      Weekend/Family Getaways
    we plan on doing lots of weekend trips this summer. Although you said Ontario, would you consider Quebec at all? Here are examples of what...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     11 Apr 2012 3:28 PM

      Language question - bilingual kids
    I wouldn't necessarily correct his French, but I would ask that he speek to you in English, if you don't want him to lose it....

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     5 Apr 2012 9:05 AM

      Is 1 enough?
    When we talked about having children, we wanted 3. Then we had DD who was a difficult baby, and we couldn't imagine having even another...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     3 Apr 2012 11:40 AM

      What has your child(ren) done lately?
    DD knows we are expecting, and yesterday she randomly lifted up my shirt, put her mouth real close to my belly button and practically yelled...

  • Starting a Family
     28 Mar 2012 9:54 AM

      TTC after miscarriage and loss - week of March 25
    Brecksgirl - I had my HCG levels checked before TTC, but that was because the doctor who performed my D&C called me a few weeks...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     26 Mar 2012 2:07 PM

      You can't have two difficult babies right?
    I'm in the same boat as you, which made us wait almost 3 years to try for another. I remember how bad it was, but...

  • Starting a Family
     20 Mar 2012 2:22 PM

      TTC after miscarriage and loss- Week of March 18th
    Big congrats Badge ...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     15 Mar 2012 2:35 PM

      Sugar Shack Ottawa
    Personally, I recommend going on the Quebec side. I've never been to a "good" sugar shack in the area. Just google cabane sucre or sugar...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     12 Mar 2012 8:37 AM

      What did your toddler name his/her stuffies/dolls?
    DD has named her dolls "Sarah", "Abbey", "Pheobe" and "Zoe". they are all names of kids or babies she knows (neighbours) or she has met...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     9 Mar 2012 9:00 AM

      Potty training question
    DD has been potty trained since October, and now in March she still will not poop on the potty. She has never had accidents in...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     9 Mar 2012 8:56 AM

      "circle time" and 18-24 months old
    We used to go to playtime at Tiny Hoppers where they did circle time, read a book, etc. DD would not sit still and would...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     9 Mar 2012 8:44 AM

      Is this OCD or is it normal behaviour in a 3 yr ..
    We got through similar things regularly. I think it's completely normal. He is stalling, wanting to be independant and wanting to be in charge. I...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     8 Mar 2012 2:41 PM

      Preschool conundrum -- WWYD?
    Well, although the new school sounds appealing, changing places for a young child often is not. If I thought dd was not thriving or not...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     8 Mar 2012 2:35 PM

    It's more reliable to go by weight than age. ...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     8 Mar 2012 9:51 AM

      Birthday invites question
    I wouldn't put an end time in your situation. Have fun planning ...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     8 Mar 2012 9:50 AM

      What would you say? How to explain?
    When we prepare for changes like that with DD, we make sure to go over it many times during the day to make sure she...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     6 Mar 2012 8:01 PM

      "want to!" "don't want to!"
    Story of my life right now... I relate to everything you both wrote. ...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     6 Mar 2012 7:58 PM

      We're movie stars!
    That's great! ...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     6 Mar 2012 9:09 AM

      Sick or not sick enough?
    I think of it this way : would I want to go into work if I had all those symptoms you described? Probably not. When...

  • Starting a Family
     6 Mar 2012 8:54 AM

      TTC after miscarriage and loss- Week of March 4th
    E's mom - I have the same outlook as you. This baby is perfectly fine and I will deliver a healthy baby To everyone else...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     5 Mar 2012 8:30 PM

      vomiting toddler, help me please!
    Hope everything is ok. Keep us updated. ...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     4 Mar 2012 4:15 PM

      long sleeve undershirts bigger than 24M?
    If they make them, I don't know where. DD was so big that she was out of 24m sleepers early on, and I never did...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     1 Mar 2012 11:42 AM

      Art supplies
    We get our supplies at Dollorama as well. I'll also add that when it's not winter, we go for walks and pick up things (leaves,...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     1 Mar 2012 11:41 AM

      Picking Nose
    Ours has recently started doing it because her nose is really stuffy with lots of boogers. when I see her picking, I give her a...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     1 Mar 2012 11:38 AM

      Casa vs. kindergarten - how to decide?
    Babygrl - Ours goes to Manotick Montessori. They have asked us what our plans were for school and we were honest. We said she would...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     29 Feb 2012 9:50 AM

      Casa vs. kindergarten - how to decide?
    DD will be going to Casa in the fall for the year, and then when she turns 4 she'll be going to the French catholic...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     29 Feb 2012 9:40 AM

      Best umbrella stroller for big toddler?
    Thanks! ...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     28 Feb 2012 1:59 PM

      Best umbrella stroller for big toddler?
    DD never goes in a stroller, but we'll be going away in May and we'll be doing a lot of walking. So much that I...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     27 Feb 2012 8:18 PM

      Stripping pj's during the night?
    This is such a funny "issue"! I know my niece did this for a while between 2.5 and 3 years old. Sometime during the night...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     27 Feb 2012 11:53 AM

      I'm one proud mama!!!
    Congrats! ...

  • Starting a Family
     27 Feb 2012 8:29 AM

      TTC after miscarriage and loss - week of Feb 26th
    Hi everyone, I'm ready to be graduated now! EDD October 22nd. Thanks! ...

  • Starting a Family
     21 Feb 2012 1:03 PM

      TTC after miscarriage and loss - week of Feb 19th!
    onlychld - Good luck telling DH! TinyTunes - Hope you get some answers soon as to what the heck is going on! E's mom -...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     15 Feb 2012 11:33 AM

      teaching kids about race
    DD who is almost 3 has friends (daycare and neighbourhood) of different races and we've never felt the need to have such a talk with...

  • Starting a Family
     13 Feb 2012 8:35 AM

      TTC after miscarriage and loss - week of Feb 12th
    Good morning everyone, yes I will be testing first thing tomorrow morning. I was VERY tempted to test yesterday morning but DD AND DH are...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     6 Feb 2012 6:37 PM

      PT - How long to stop pooping in Pull up?
    DD has been without diapers during the day since October (2.5 years old), and without diapers at night since December. She still poops in a...

  • Starting a Family
     6 Feb 2012 6:33 PM

      TTC after miscarriage and loss - week of Feb 5th
    thomas-girl - Hope things get better! Izzybelle - Wow, so sorry you most likely need surgery, but at the same time, at least you'll be...

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