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Forum: The Childhood Years   12-11-2010, 12:41 AM
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Views: 314
Posted By emmasmommy
My 8 yo dd has a DSi and her favourite things...

My 8 yo dd has a DSi and her favourite things are two programs that are already built into the device.  She likes to take pictures with the camera and then there is a program that allows her to...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   10-02-2009, 02:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 870
Posted By emmasmommy
I'd love to join! Starting weight - 236 ...

I'd love to join!

Starting weight - 236
Goal for the month - 231

My main goal for eating is to get portions under control. I do eat some junk, but my biggest problem is portion sizes right...
Forum: Learning at School   10-01-2009, 01:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 623
Posted By emmasmommy
I hope the school works out for your DD. She...

I hope the school works out for your DD. She will pick up the language fast as others have said. DD1 has a friend that moved here (Canada) from Germany right before starting Kindergarten and spoke...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-24-2009, 01:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 147
Posted By emmasmommy
My DD is turning 4 in a couple of weeks, and she...

My DD is turning 4 in a couple of weeks, and she would love art supplies. She always picks out markers or paper when she is given a few dollars to spend at the store. DD also loves playdough and...
Forum: Learning at School   09-22-2009, 06:46 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,441
Posted By emmasmommy
Quote: Originally Posted by nina_yyc...

Quote:
Originally Posted by nina_yyc http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14408385)
Same situation. DD will turn 5 in November...
Forum: Family Safety   09-10-2009, 12:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 374
Posted By emmasmommy
DD2 (turning 4 next month) is 41" and about...

DD2 (turning 4 next month) is 41" and about 40ish pounds and at the top slot of her Marathon. The Marathon is in dh's car and not her main seat, so I haven't seen her in it in a bit to know how much...
Forum: Learning at School   09-04-2009, 09:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,237
Posted By emmasmommy
DD's school gets 20 minutes in the morning and...

DD's school gets 20 minutes in the morning and 30 minutes at lunch. They also get play time if they get to school before the bell rings. She also gets 30 minutes of PE every day on top of recess....
Forum: Learning at School   09-01-2009, 05:15 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,581
Posted By emmasmommy
About half the classrooms in dd's school have...

About half the classrooms in dd's school have them. Last year in grade 1, the teacher used it to play educational games, for some lessons and they would use it to listen to stories while they ate...
Forum: Parenting   06-14-2009, 12:25 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,120
Posted By emmasmommy
dd1 has been in swim club the past two years....

dd1 has been in swim club the past two years. She tried soccer, but didn't really like it. She is currently in gymnastics and loves it! I think for the fall we will have her in swimming and...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-04-2009, 01:34 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 659
Posted By emmasmommy
We had a wonderful wedding for around $10,000...

We had a wonderful wedding for around $10,000 (my parents paid, so I don't know/remember exact costs).

Here's what we did:
- My aunt made my dress for less then $200 - the lace trim cost as much...
Forum: Parenting   04-11-2009, 08:30 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,965
Posted By emmasmommy
We went to one today, and it was fairly...

We went to one today, and it was fairly organized. There were no actual eggs to collect, just Hershey kisses and small chocolate eggs. They were divided into groups 0-3, 4-7 and 8-10. The 0-3 group...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   04-07-2009, 11:17 AM
Replies: 429
Views: 8,282
Posted By emmasmommy
I've been fighting a migraine since Sunday...

I've been fighting a migraine since Sunday night, so I haven't been online much. It's finally starting to let up though, so that's good. I weigh in tonight, so hopefully I am down some of what I...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   04-06-2009, 09:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 226
Posted By emmasmommy
With WW all foods are assigned a point value...

With WW all foods are assigned a point value depending on calorie, fat and fibre content of the food. there is a quiz to determine how many points you can eat per day, plus you get 35 points in...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   04-04-2009, 10:18 PM
Replies: 429
Views: 8,282
Posted By emmasmommy
Welcome U2Can! My leader told us the other night...

Welcome U2Can! My leader told us the other night to not make WW our favourite charity - meaning we need to be getting something out of what we are paying to be there. Good for you for taking to...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   04-04-2009, 04:24 PM
Replies: 429
Views: 8,282
Posted By emmasmommy
Congrats on your losses Liv and Annette! ...

Congrats on your losses Liv and Annette!

Liv - I feel the same when i go off program. I try to remember that when i feel myself going off program the next time, but apparently I'm a slow...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   04-03-2009, 01:51 PM
Replies: 429
Views: 8,282
Posted By emmasmommy
2lbs/week is at the top end of what WW considers...

2lbs/week is at the top end of what WW considers a "safe" rate of loss, so you are most likely OK. Most people tend to lose quickly in the beginning and then slow down. And yay to you on fitting...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   04-02-2009, 11:39 PM
Replies: 429
Views: 8,282
Posted By emmasmommy
I have the WW food scale that you can buy at...

I have the WW food scale that you can buy at meetings. It has close to 500 foods pre-programmed into it that you can look up and know not only the weight of a food, but the points too. I use it...
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-02-2009, 06:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 659
Posted By emmasmommy
I had that, and only had it clipped when I was...

I had that, and only had it clipped when I was 14 and had braces to correct the gap and other problems. The procedure was done by the orthodontist that did my braces. I never had any speech...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   04-02-2009, 02:40 PM
Replies: 429
Views: 8,282
Posted By emmasmommy
I'll be buying Easter candy too. Dh also has his...

I'll be buying Easter candy too. Dh also has his parents sending us candy from Sweden, including some of my favourites from when we lived there. Easter is going to be tough!! Most of the candy is...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   04-02-2009, 11:55 AM
Replies: 429
Views: 8,282
Posted By emmasmommy
I've haven't posted in a few days, but I'm still...

I've haven't posted in a few days, but I'm still plugging along - with the exception of Saturday that became fast food binge day. The McD's was planned and had points saved for, but the pizza for...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-31-2009, 06:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 98
Posted By emmasmommy
We have a 2006 and love it. We've had no...

We have a 2006 and love it. We've had no problems with it, and the stow and go seating comes in very handy when needed, and we love the storage compartment when the middle row seats aren't folded...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   03-29-2009, 11:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 196
Posted By emmasmommy
I would at the very least do online. then you...

I would at the very least do online. then you have access to all the point calculators and things online. The program was changed quite a bit in December - for the better in many ways. There is also...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   03-27-2009, 11:27 AM
Replies: 661
Views: 10,857
Posted By emmasmommy
I've never done any of Jillian's dvds, but do...

I've never done any of Jillian's dvds, but do have both her books and have done the workouts in the books (at the gym), and they are TOUGH!! I've had a few choice words for her too. But if I were...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   03-25-2009, 11:36 AM
Replies: 661
Views: 10,857
Posted By emmasmommy
Good Morning!! I weighed in last night and was...

Good Morning!! I weighed in last night and was down 1.4!!!! I wasn't expecting that big of a loss this week since I didn't track over the weekend, but I'll take it!! I did mention to my leader who...
Forum: The Childhood Years   03-24-2009, 02:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 695
Posted By emmasmommy
My dd is almost the exact same age as yours...

My dd is almost the exact same age as yours (bday is July 14), and also still wets the bed. I've been wondering too when to talk to a doctor about it. DD is also talking about sleepovers with...
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