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 3 Mar 2010
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  • New Moms - The First Year
     16 Jul 2012 2:16 PM

      Fit Moms- Week of July 15
    I'm on Buzzle more than here, I must admit. But checking in is good for me. I was at 179.6 this morning!! First mini-goal met!...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     10 Jul 2012 12:03 PM

      Fit Moms- Week of July 8
    Great job on getting into new clothing sizes....it definitely helps with motivation. I'm down to 181.5 (or I was yesterday), so I'm slowly getting there....

  • New Moms - The First Year
     26 Jun 2012 6:23 PM

      Fit Moms- Week of June 23
    I had some friends over for lunch today and tried to go healthy...a big pot of homemade veggie soup and fresh sandwiches. And then cheesecake....

  • New Moms - The First Year
     24 Jun 2012 6:18 PM

      Fit Moms- Week of June 23
    I'm going to try and post far more often to keep myself accountable. I'm down to 183.5!! I've been eating better this week, although my...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     18 Jun 2012 1:02 PM

      Fit Moms- Week of June 17
    Sorry I haven't checked in at all lately...kids were sick, in laws came for a week, DD got baptised...all around craziness! I've only dropped another...

  • Home Life
     18 Jun 2012 12:57 PM

      Re: Finishing the basement- Dry wall question
    We'll be hanging the drywall ourselves, and doing the rest with the help of my brother in law who does drywall for a living. He...

  • Miscellaneous
     13 Jun 2012 10:29 AM

      Re: Is it faux pas to not wear a bra in the gym?
    Honestly, I could care less what other people wear. If someone wants to go braless...that's their choice. It's not like I'm staring at anyone's chest....

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     12 Jun 2012 6:59 PM

      Bedtime HELP pls!! Opionions welcome!!
    Okay, I was a single mom to boys too, so I get your situation. My boys were 2 and 5 when the exH and I...

  • Miscellaneous
     12 Jun 2012 6:14 PM

      Re: Can an exterminator effectively remove snakes?
    If you saw a snake outside in their natural environment, then I don't think much can be done. You may wish to alter the environment...

  • Miscellaneous
     12 Jun 2012 5:52 PM

      Re: size 14/16 girls - where to shop
    Rickis and Reitmans are my go to places. ...

  • Inspiring Ideas
     12 Jun 2012 5:48 PM

      Re: How much food do I need?? Help Please
    Phrase it as midnight lunch and there shouldn't be any confusion. In my area, it's common for that at dances, and typically there is just...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     2 May 2012 9:42 PM

      Post-Partum: Depends or Mesh Panties with Pads?
    I did pads and the mesh panties while in hospital. For home, I just had larger panties and pads. I really didn't that much to...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     1 May 2012 5:16 PM

      Angelcare monitor-is it worth it at 6 months?
    DD is 16 weeks this week and I picked up the Angelcare today as she is now rolling onto her tummy to sleep and she...

  • Miscellaneous
     29 Apr 2012 11:55 PM

      Re: Do you cook?
    DH and I both cook. He does more than me, but he loves to cook. I bake more. DH is the type of cook who...

  • Health, Diet & Fitness
     29 Apr 2012 11:45 PM

      Re: C-5k- April 1 start...NEW
    I finally got into the running, finished week 1, and then nature and a vicious stomach flu bug conspired against me! But, I'm back in...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     27 Apr 2012 1:12 PM

      Homo Milk @ 1 year
    If babies are still getting BM, they don't need homo milk. Whatever your DS takes is good. ...

  • Miscellaneous
     27 Apr 2012 1:05 PM

      Re: buying a house- things you wished you'd considered
    I'm probably repeating a bunch, but here is what comes to mind for me: -traffic flow in the immediate community. How many entrances are...

  • Miscellaneous
     23 Apr 2012 2:14 PM

      Re: Tell me about your thoughts on the AB election...
    The fact that Danielle Smith didn't denounce the comments about homosexuals burning in a lake of eternal fire and the comment about Caucasians having the...

  • Miscellaneous
     13 Apr 2012 10:38 AM

      Re: Tell me about your thoughts on the AB election...
    I watched the debate and actually enjoyed it. Raj Sherman drove me nuts with his one message stance. Brian Mason impressed me, but I just...

  • Toddlers & Preschoolers
     10 Apr 2012 2:27 PM

      Do you clean up before DH gets home?
    Honestly? You know what you are accomplishing during the day, and if toys get left around and your DH cleans them up then let him...

  • Miscellaneous
     10 Apr 2012 12:26 PM

      Re: Closed Casket/Option to view the body
    I am so sorry for your loss. I don't like open caskets. When my uncle was killed there was a viewing for family and I...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     9 Apr 2012 11:39 AM

      Mommy (or Daddy) Preference
    Why not do things together, so DH can be heavily involved, but you are there so DD doesn't get upset. As he does more and...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     9 Apr 2012 11:37 AM

      Covering Ears - What could it mean?
    It could very well be his molars, although my ODS also has overly sensitive hearing and was constantly covering his ears around the 1 year...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     9 Apr 2012 11:35 AM

      Feeding before bed and STTN
    I never nursed right to sleep, but nursed to get my babies drowsy. I found my older boys eventually just no longer needed it, and...

  • Miscellaneous
     9 Apr 2012 11:30 AM

      Re: How do you make KD
    A bit of margarine and just enough milk to coat the noodles and make a sauce, but NOT runny. ...

  • Miscellaneous
     9 Apr 2012 8:10 AM

      Re: What is your fav rom com movie?
    The Philadelphia Story Breakfast at Tiffany's Love Actually Notting Hill Emma ...

  • Health, Diet & Fitness
     8 Apr 2012 7:27 PM

      Re: C-5k- April 1 start...NEW
    Horrible week here...haven't been able to get away with DH working late and snow and general illness. Since I have a houseful of kids tomorrow...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     7 Apr 2012 9:42 AM

      How to keep clothes from stains when baby eats
    When ODS was a baby, he was a REALLY messy eater, so I just had a shirt that I didn't like as much and put...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     5 Apr 2012 8:51 PM

      Infant Constipation - Pls Help!
    Prune juice? That always helped my babies when they were constipated on solids. ...

  • Miscellaneous
     4 Apr 2012 3:57 PM

      Re: Booze in food and kids
    We cook with wine a lot. My favorite beef stew recipe has a whole can of Guiness in it and my kids eat it. I...

  • Miscellaneous
     4 Apr 2012 3:54 PM

      Re: Tell me about your thoughts on the AB election...
    I think what I'd ultimately like to see is a minority government for the PC's. They would get knocked off their high horse and actually...

  • Miscellaneous
     4 Apr 2012 1:27 PM

      Re: What kind of sickie are you?
    I typically carry on and plow through, but then when I get sick, my kids and DH usually do to, so I don't really have...

  • Miscellaneous
     4 Apr 2012 1:09 PM

      Re: Tell me about your thoughts on the AB election...
    I don't see free tuition as being a good thing. Too many would use and abuse it...not take things seriously. I would rather, if we...

  • Miscellaneous
     4 Apr 2012 12:27 PM

      Re: Tell me about your thoughts on the AB election...
    It put me to the right of the Liberals. Pretty much where I expected. ...

  • Miscellaneous
     4 Apr 2012 12:20 PM

      Re: Tell me about your thoughts on the AB election...
    If I was in a different Calgary riding, I would vote Alberta Party, as one of my former students is their candidate. She's such a...

  • Miscellaneous
     4 Apr 2012 12:17 PM

      Re: Etiquette re: asking someone to be a reference?
    I would do just like the PP said. Simply asking via email is totally fine. ...

  • Miscellaneous
     4 Apr 2012 12:16 PM

      Re: Our TV died...recommend a new one?
    Some things to look at here. Thanks. We may head to FS and Costco this weekend to look. DH loves to negotiate, FS will be...

  • Miscellaneous
     4 Apr 2012 12:13 PM

      Re: Do people not use REAL cameras anymore??
    For the most part, I use my camera. While it is not an SLR, it is a step up from a basic point and shoot....

  • Miscellaneous
     4 Apr 2012 12:03 PM

      Re: Tell me about your thoughts on the AB election...
    I teach high school Social Studies, so I'm a complete elections junkie...doesn't matter where it is! The party that best captures what I believe is...

  • Miscellaneous
     4 Apr 2012 1:28 AM

      Re: What are you serving for Easter?
    We are going traditional for Easter Sunday with a ham and scalloped potato dinner. Not sure on the veg, yet. DH has been craving a...

  • Miscellaneous
     3 Apr 2012 8:40 PM

      Re: Our TV died...recommend a new one?
    Good to know. Ours is a Samsung, and generally I'm happy with Samsung. DH looked at it and thinks it is just the lamp that...

  • Miscellaneous
     3 Apr 2012 5:58 PM

      Our TV died...recommend a new one?
    With a loud CRACK, our only TV is no more! We still have sound, but no picture. Suffice to say, I think it is toast....

  • Miscellaneous
     3 Apr 2012 5:53 PM

      Re: Yet another job WWYD - long
    There's no harm in talking to Company B, but I think I'd stick with A, as there is far more job security. Sometimes the mat...

  • Recipe Swap
     3 Apr 2012 4:34 PM

      Ideas for Easter-like dinner
    I thought of a Greek inspired meal as well! Do you want to do lamb? How about pork crown roast? ...

  • Miscellaneous
     3 Apr 2012 4:08 PM

      Re: What food do you have trouble cooking?
    Gravy is always hit or miss for me, even though I KNOW how to make it. Super frustrating! Otherwise, my biggest problem is with pastry...

  • Health, Diet & Fitness
     3 Apr 2012 3:57 PM

      Re: 17 day diet?
    I would agree with PP'ers. Fad diets do nothing for me, as they are not generally sustainable long term. If I can't eat with my...

  • Health, Diet & Fitness
     3 Apr 2012 3:54 PM

      Re: C-5k- April 1 start...NEW
    Looks like I won't get out tonight as DH works late, and DD is too little for the jogging stroller just yet. It's also supposed...

  • New Moms - The First Year
     3 Apr 2012 11:24 AM

      Recommend you Newborn bathtub
    I just use a plain old fashioned baby tub and we put it on the kitchen counter so I don't have to bend over to...

  • School-Age, Tween & Teen
     2 Apr 2012 1:33 PM

      Anyone have boys in Cub scouts?
    I know it goes Beavers-Cubs-Scouts for boys. My ODS was in Beavers when he was 5 and enjoyed it. I went to the Scouts Canada...

  • Health, Diet & Fitness
     2 Apr 2012 11:06 AM

      Re: C-5k- April 1 start...NEW
    I'm not sore at all...but then I didn't really jog that hard yesterday! I'm going to alternate my run days with Pilates while DD naps....

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