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  • Money Matters
     8 Mar 2012 11:11 AM

      Re: Claiming for accountant fees
    I include it in my professional fees item. ...

  • Miscellaneous
     29 Feb 2012 12:41 PM

      Re: Kitchen colour help
    Definitely white cabinets. You can bring in the colour with accessories. We have dark wood pub chairs on our kitchen island even though we have...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     24 Feb 2012 10:55 AM

      Straw Cups
    I'd like to start our little guy on cups with a straw, but I'm pretty sure I need one with a lid as he still...

  • Miscellaneous
     24 Feb 2012 10:24 AM

      Re: 10 things that you always have on hand
    Milk Eggs Butter Onions Carrots Celery Olive Oil Bananas Orange Juice (DH is whiny if we are out and drinks a tonne of it!) Flour...

  • Money Matters
     24 Feb 2012 10:21 AM

      Re: "Debt-Free Forever"
    I found her book really motivating. Even though I KNEW what we needed to do to pay down debt, it reinforced it and made some...

  • Money Matters
     24 Feb 2012 10:08 AM

      Re: Best Canadian Budget Tool for Free
    I have an excel spreadsheet that is totally amazing. And free. It has single handedly help me pay off a WHACK LOAD of debt. Here...

  • Money Matters
     24 Feb 2012 10:04 AM

      Re: I fear my BFF is going to hate me :(
    Oh my goodness your poor friend. She needs to get out of this situation. Having been there, and having accumulated debt for a partner (now...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     7 Feb 2012 3:46 PM

      sleep help!
    Our little guy got 4 teeth in January, also had an eye infection and an ear infection, plus two colds. Needless to say his sleep...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     25 Jan 2012 2:26 PM

    Eye Infections: How Long?
    Thanks! We've been washing everything very diligently and not re-using towels or anything at all. It's been over 48 hrs with the antibiotics so I'm...

  • Miscellaneous
     25 Jan 2012 1:48 PM

      Re: Red bumps on upper arms
    I exfoliate my upper arms in the shower using a pumice, and make sure I towel dry them really well. This seemed to help with...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     25 Jan 2012 1:42 PM

    Eye Infections: How Long?
    So my son caught an eye infection at daycare. Of course, only after being home for three days does the daycare inform me that this...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     25 Jan 2012 1:34 PM

      My baby's twooooo. Waah.
    Bahhh! So cute! Happy 2nd. ...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     25 Jan 2012 1:27 PM

      Show me your Baby Shower Cake! xpost
    I'd also love to see some! ...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     18 Jan 2012 7:49 PM

      Best AI for Infant
    The FDR (Franklyn D) Resorts in Jamaica is supposed to be just great. Two coworkers of my husband's have been there and one goes back...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     17 Jan 2012 3:45 PM

      Blankies with tags
    I made one for DS, using an online tutorial. That way I could choose the fabric and the kind of 'tags'. I also put in...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     17 Jan 2012 3:41 PM

      Help me get my DD to sleep
    Sorry, no advice, but just wanted you to know you aren't the only one. DS has never slept longer than 4 hours in a row...

  • Miscellaneous
     16 Jan 2012 2:59 PM

      Re: Some Serious Cleaning Advice Please
    I use microfibre cloths that seem to do a good job with only water and vinegar as well. I clean with the cloths, using water...

  • Miscellaneous
     11 Jan 2012 9:06 AM

      Re: Prepare to Laugh - Diva Cup review
    Omg, hilarious! ...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     10 Jan 2012 1:48 PM

    Infant sleep question
    I don't have any words of advice, because we also have a bad sleeper. I'll commiserate by describing our current nightly routine (it has changed...

  • Money Matters
     10 Jan 2012 1:29 PM

      Re: Budgeting software that includes forecasting?
    Try You Need a Budget (YNAB). It has a 30 day free trial. I love it, and there are lots of free tutorials and support...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     9 Jan 2012 12:41 PM

      Best strollers for winter?
    Ours isn't a big expensive stroller, but it works great in the snow, and I use it for running too. The wheels come off so...

  • Miscellaneous
     9 Jan 2012 9:43 AM

      Re: How long could you survive without any pay?
    If we lost my income, we would be fine indefinitely as we have budgeted our life on just one income. If we lost my husband's...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     6 Jan 2012 12:57 PM

      Best diaper for tummy sleeping boys?
    Ahhh, yes. We have this same problem. We actually love the Life brand diapers (from Shoppers Drug Mart) and the Fisher Price Happy Nights (have...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     5 Jan 2012 11:36 AM

      xpost - Guelph mommas, where you at!?
    I'm nearby! But no longer on mat leave... ...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     4 Jan 2012 9:50 AM

      toddler bed help sleeping through the night?
    Our DS has a double mattress, and has slept on this since he was in his own room around 5 months old and could crawl....

  • New Moms - The First Year
     27 Dec 2011 9:33 PM

      Standing in bath - q from DH
    We put down a good grippy bathmat, covered the faucet, and let him explore while we held his hands. There was no sense in fighting...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     27 Dec 2011 9:17 PM

      need encouragement re: biting!
    A firm ow! and then the nursing session ends temporarily. This usually made him cry. I unlatch him, put my shirt down, set him on...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     19 Dec 2011 2:34 PM

      Your emergency contact for DCP (not you or DH)
    We don't have any family nearby. We listed a couple who are good friends who also has kids (so we know they have carseats) and...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     12 Dec 2011 12:03 PM

    Starting whole milk and current intake
    Our guy gets his milk in a sippy cup, so he doesn't gulp it down as fast. ...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     6 Dec 2011 12:22 PM

      Sleep Regression - I need a support group!
    We had a sleep regression at 4 months and it never got better. He's almost 1 year now. *sorry* ...

  • Money Matters
     6 Dec 2011 11:59 AM

      Re: Mortgage Rate - Good or not
    We just signed on for 3.29% for 5 years. ...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     2 Dec 2011 11:20 AM

      December 2010 Mommies- Happy 1st Birthday Babies!
    Hi ladies! Honorary December Mom here, since I was due in January but he came early. I can't believe he will be one. We have...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     4 Nov 2011 10:48 AM

    We are doing the four gifts: a need, a want, something to read, and something to wear. Santa brings anything extra. ...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     4 Nov 2011 7:40 AM

      Need your help, please! Vote for my little guy!
    Ok, maybe thi s one: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Diaper-Day...100142423390621 Once on the Diaper Days website, click on Photo Contest on the left, then View Entries. Here's the photo...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     3 Nov 2011 9:41 PM

      paying babysitters how much?
    Ours is a university student (who used to work in a daycare centre) and we pay her $10/hr and we also pick her up and...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     3 Nov 2011 9:38 PM

      Need your help, please! Vote for my little guy!
    Does this link work? http://apps.facebook.com/offerpop/Contes...st=0&v=View He's a green dragon, I think he's on the bottom row right now. It says: Parent: Shelly L Little One:...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     3 Nov 2011 11:04 AM

      Need your help, please! Vote for my little guy!
    Hi everyone, I've never appealed to the WB mamas before, but I'd love to win this photo contest! If you don't mind, hop on over...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     29 Oct 2011 11:24 PM

      DD is OALASWI!!
    Great collage! Happy OALAYWI! ...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     29 Oct 2011 11:20 PM

      Anyone have a Rockabye baby CD?
    We have the Bob Marley one playing now. It's great but I think any of them if listened to too often would drive you batty!...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     29 Oct 2011 11:19 PM

      Crib Mattress
    We have a cheap mattress from Walmart that has a vinyl coating on it - I would Not recommend it. I think it was $90....

  • New Moms - The First Year
     3 Oct 2011 10:54 AM

      From breast to bottle--how much formula 11 mths??
    Check out this article by Dr. Jack Newman on milk/formula past 6 months. http://www.breastfeedinginc.ca/content.php?pagename=doc-WFBW It was really interesting to me, as I will be going...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     26 Sep 2011 8:44 PM

      Jinxing myself (sleep related) - CIO update
    This sounds promising! Good job to you for being consistent. Little Knox will be sleeping right through in no time it sounds like. ...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     26 Sep 2011 12:39 PM

      Spin - Mom Shoes?
    I like my Converse chuck taylors, personally. But I also have some suede moccasin types, and some gold flats. But I'm no style-maven. ...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     26 Sep 2011 12:08 PM

      K is OALAHWI!!!!! Pic overload!!
    Ahh, I missed all of these posts. And I planned to do one for us, but must never got around to it. He's a cutie!...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     26 Sep 2011 11:38 AM

      Jinxing myself (sleep related) - CIO update
    Hurrayyyyy! I'm going to PM you. ...

  • Miscellaneous
     3 Sep 2011 9:50 AM

      Re: A Picture a Day Challenge!
    Anyone home? LOL ...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     31 Aug 2011 8:46 PM

      Lyla's OALASWI - pic heavy
    Aw! Happy OALASWI! ...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     7 Aug 2011 9:57 AM

      Babies born 36-38 weeks
    DS was born at 36 weeks by spontaneous natural birth. He weighed 6 lbs 10 oz at birth and dropped to 6 lbs 2 oz....

  • New Moms - The First Year
     5 Aug 2011 11:45 AM

      Lactation cookies
    Thanks!! ...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     4 Aug 2011 9:51 AM

      Lactation cookies
    Where do you get brewers yeast? Is it different than regular yeast? ...

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