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Forum: Books, Music, and Media   02-29-2008, 05:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 456
Posted By mamajenn
My dd just turned 8 and loved Harry Potter -...

My dd just turned 8 and loved Harry Potter - Another loved series is Septimus Heap, which I think starts with Flyte (the other books are Magyk and Physix). She also liked Inkspell and Dragon Rider....
Forum: Lactivism   10-14-2007, 12:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,360
Posted By mamajenn
I am still nursing a 5 year old - and I haven't...

I am still nursing a 5 year old - and I haven't had very many negative comments (due mostly to my living in some sort of bubble world where everyone gets my point of view). I do, however like to...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   01-06-2007, 06:28 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,021
Posted By mamajenn
We are reading a series called Dolphin Diaries...

We are reading a series called Dolphin Diaries which is quite good. Also My Secret Unicorn which is quite magical. I also second Cam Kansen. We've read Pippi and Little House - but had to talk a lot...
Forum: Child-Led Weaning   11-27-2006, 05:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 465
Posted By mamajenn
I tandem nursed on demand until dd#2 was a few...

I tandem nursed on demand until dd#2 was a few weeks old. Then I limited DD #1 to 3 nursies a day - she was 2 and a half at the time. She happily nursed 2X a day with her sister and once "Just with...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-26-2006, 12:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,515
Posted By mamajenn
We have a full Barbie ban in effect at our house...

We have a full Barbie ban in effect at our house - she creeps me out; but inherited a huge amount of polly pockets from a cousin and play with them a lot. I like to imaginative play nad the complex...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   10-22-2006, 04:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 772
Posted By mamajenn
My mom used to can "soup mix" which was fresh...

My mom used to can "soup mix" which was fresh carrots, corn, tomatoes, peppers and other veg. How about some kind of mix with a recipe for how to make it into a unique soup? As a kid, I remember...
Forum: Women's Health   08-12-2005, 04:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 281
Posted By mamajenn
We used Serenol (a homeopathic remedy) when our...

We used Serenol (a homeopathic remedy) when our dd had night terrors. It worked really well. It's made by Dolisos which is a Canadian company, but I think you can order it on-line. Good Luck - you...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   06-18-2005, 05:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 357
Posted By mamajenn
Liz - We must be really close - I'm just east of...

Liz - We must be really close - I'm just east of Spadina, north of Queen!

CHC's do primary health care and then have other programs to accommodate the community. Queen West in addition to primary...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   06-16-2005, 10:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 357
Posted By mamajenn
Hi There We don't have a ped but are...

Hi There

We don't have a ped but are totally and completely satisifed with the care given by our Nurse Practitioner at our local Community Health Centre (Queen West CHC). I actually feel like I...
Forum: Women's Health   06-06-2005, 06:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 330
Posted By mamajenn
My f-i-l was diagnosed almost 6 years ago. He...

My f-i-l was diagnosed almost 6 years ago. He had a successful stem stell transplant and is doing really well. He lives in Vancoucer and had his transplant at the end of January 2000. He wanted to...
Forum: Women's Health   05-17-2005, 12:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 382
Posted By mamajenn
Nutritional Yeast on popocorn - YUMMY! We take...

Nutritional Yeast on popocorn - YUMMY! We take multi-vit's the gummy bear kind in the winter (I don't know why I think it's more important then) and liquid echinacea.

Jenn
Forum: Vaccinations   05-17-2005, 12:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 493
Posted By mamajenn
My eldest daughter had one vaccine (dpt) at 10...

My eldest daughter had one vaccine (dpt) at 10 months. We had struggled with the decision and as the needle went it I knew we had made a mistake. She subsequently got pretty sick (extremely high...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   05-03-2005, 01:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 205
Posted By mamajenn
In addition to traditional daycares there are...

In addition to traditional daycares there are some other alternatives - For the past 4 years we have been part of a parent run childcare co-operative. We are located in West downtown Toronto...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-06-2004, 09:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By mamajenn
We love the Ramona Series, Beverley Cleary and...

We love the Ramona Series, Beverley Cleary and Pippi Longstocking, which unfortunately requires some parental editing out of racist undertones. I don't know what we'll do when dd (4 years old)...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   07-17-2004, 04:13 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,278
Posted By mamajenn
Extra firm tofu pan fried with sesame oil,...

Extra firm tofu pan fried with sesame oil, tamari and maple syrup and rice with whatever steamed veg are leftover in the fridge (or raw carrots)! Yum

Or eggs and veggies
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   06-13-2004, 02:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 691
Posted By mamajenn
We're near Queen and Spadina and love living...

We're near Queen and Spadina and love living downtown. Lots of SAHD's and SAHM's and easily accessible free fun. We love Dufferin Grove park too. We also love being able to everywhere on our bike!!...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   05-02-2004, 10:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 500
Posted By mamajenn
I really want to talk about this with someone -...

I really want to talk about this with someone - I'm reading this book right now and it's totally pissing me off!! The author, a women's studies prof, is writing about her research into what she...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   02-10-2004, 05:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 571
Posted By mamajenn
Your lol scenario actually happened in our...

Your lol scenario actually happened in our house. A couple of weeks before her 4th birthday our daughter asked for her own room. I took her to the store and she picked out a duvet cover and a rug....
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   02-04-2004, 07:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 509
Posted By mamajenn
A new preschool area called kidspark has just...

A new preschool area called kidspark has just opened at the science centre - it's awesome, my 4 year old and 18 month old both love it. There's lots of imaginative play areas and an enclosed area...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   02-04-2004, 07:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 282
Posted By mamajenn
Hi there we are part of a small parent run...

Hi there
we are part of a small parent run child care co-op in Toronto. We are located near Queen and Dovercourt. If you are interested in more info please pm me. thanks,
jenn
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   10-29-2003, 09:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 413
Posted By mamajenn
Howdy We cosleep with our 3 and ahalf year old...

Howdy
We cosleep with our 3 and ahalf year old and now 15 month old. The beginning was a bit of a challenge, the little one woke often but fortunately fell right back asleep with nursing. Some...
Forum: Learning at School   10-24-2003, 01:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 507
Posted By mamajenn
We too are struggling with where to send our...

We too are struggling with where to send our daughter next year for JK. We are now looking at Hawthorne (in Toronto) which is a Bilingual Alternative School. My family is Francophone, but neither my...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   10-10-2003, 10:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,021
Posted By mamajenn
HI there My family is part of a co-op day care...

HI there
My family is part of a co-op day care that serves mostly organic and veg. food. It is parent run, lots of work (well worth it my opinion, we're on child # 2 getting care there). If you at...
Forum: Parenting   03-14-2003, 07:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 477
Posted By mamajenn
We've kept in very simple with our 3 year old...

We've kept in very simple with our 3 year old who has been going to demos since she was a baby. This year at Take Back the Night I told her that we were marching because hurting people isn't ok....
Forum: I'm Pregnant   07-30-2002, 12:16 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 33,543
Posted By mamajenn
Isabelle Daisy was born at home on July 18th at...

Isabelle Daisy was born at home on July 18th at 12:45 AM after a 2 and a half hour labour. (Ihad always hoped for a short albour but found it terrifying). Her dad, grandma, big sister and 2 of my...
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