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Forum: Organize & Declutter   04-27-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 651
Posted By Mum2JocelynAngus
"Toonie parties" are popular with my kids'...

"Toonie parties" are popular with my kids' friends. For the nonCanadians out there, a toonie is a two dollar coin. At a toonie party, each guest brings two toonies to give to the birthday child. The...
Forum: The Childhood Years   03-06-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,735
Posted By Mum2JocelynAngus
Look at Hana's Suitcase: there is a book, movie,...

Look at Hana's Suitcase: there is a book, movie, website, documentary. It is the true story of a Jewish family; the 2 children are sent to Theresienstadt, both parents are killed in Auschwitz. One...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-22-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,034
Posted By Mum2JocelynAngus
My 8 y.o.s entertain themselves for hours at a...

My 8 y.o.s entertain themselves for hours at a time now, but it is a learned skill. You might have a bit of pain during the learning process - it depends on your tolerance for hearing "I'm...
Forum: Parenting   06-24-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 679
Posted By Mum2JocelynAngus
My 8 year old loves her Girl Gotch - boxer...

My 8 year old loves her Girl Gotch - boxer briefs for girls! Just what you are looking for I think. https://girlgotch.com/products/?c=85&g=253
They fit big, so if in doubt, order the smaller size....
Forum: The Mindful Home   02-24-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 464
Posted By Mum2JocelynAngus
A popular party around us is a "toonie party"...

A popular party around us is a "toonie party" ($2 for the nonCanadians!). Instead of a present, each child brings 2 toonies to give to the birthday child. The birthday child keeps one of the...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   01-17-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 941
Posted By Mum2JocelynAngus
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by nd_deadhead http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1371942/naming-the-twins#post_17232090)
As soon as we found...
Forum: The Mindful Home   09-30-2012, 03:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,451
Posted By Mum2JocelynAngus
We have Natura wool comforters. I have washed...

We have Natura wool comforters. I have washed them several times and they are fine. I do them in a front-loader with Kookaburra wool wash, then tumble dry without heat until mostly dry, then finish...
Forum: Learning at School   01-31-2012, 08:58 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,069
Posted By Mum2JocelynAngus
Have a look at JUMP Math. It breaks every...

Have a look at JUMP Math. It breaks every concept down into tiny little steps, and I think is a fabulous program. The story behind it is interesting too - developed by someone who struggled with...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   01-06-2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 462
Posted By Mum2JocelynAngus
My B/G twins are in grade 1 now. For preschool...

My B/G twins are in grade 1 now. For preschool they were in the same classroom, as otherwise they would have been in separate preschools. Their preschool teacher felt they would be fine either...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   01-06-2012, 04:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,221
Posted By Mum2JocelynAngus
Good timing on this post, I just sat down from...

Good timing on this post, I just sat down from hanging a load of washing! I line dry indoors all winter. I use one of those Ikea racks that someone posted a link to. One rack fits one machine load...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   01-05-2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 213
Posted By Mum2JocelynAngus
I have just been through an email hacking...

I have just been through an email hacking episode, which made me realize that I needed a much better way of backing up my computer. I am using Backblaze, http://www.backblaze.com, which for $4/month...
Forum: The Childhood Years   01-05-2012, 04:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,078
Posted By Mum2JocelynAngus
6 y.o. twins. Both are in bed, lights out at...

6 y.o. twins. Both are in bed, lights out at 8pm. DS is sound asleep by 8.15, DD usually talks to herself for awhile then asleep by 8.30 at the latest. If it's been a busy day both will be asleep...
Forum: Learning at School   01-05-2012, 04:47 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,461
Posted By Mum2JocelynAngus
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by JayGee http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1338182/specials-ie-p-e-music-art-library-etc/60#post_16798790)...
Forum: Learning at School   12-21-2011, 05:50 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,461
Posted By Mum2JocelynAngus
PE: 4 days per week with specialist PE teacher,...

PE: 4 days per week with specialist PE teacher, 1 day per week with their teacher,  and outdoor recess 3 x 15 min per day
 
Music: 2 per week with specialist music teacher
 
Library: 1 per week...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   11-07-2010, 11:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,603
Posted By Mum2JocelynAngus
36w 0d, zero NICU time - never even went to the...

36w 0d, zero NICU time - never even went to the nursery
Forum: The Mindful Home   03-08-2010, 05:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,644
Posted By Mum2JocelynAngus
Quote: Originally Posted by northerngirl...

Quote:
Originally Posted by northerngirl http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15096850)
How do you add it? I have been pouring...
Forum: Family Safety   03-08-2010, 05:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 512
Posted By Mum2JocelynAngus
Helmets can be divided into multiple or single...

Helmets can be divided into multiple or single impact groups. Bike & ski/boarding helmets are single impact helmets - one crash and it's time to replace the helmet. Skating helmets are multiple...
Forum: Lactivism   12-09-2009, 02:14 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,808
Posted By Mum2JocelynAngus
On my side - no one has been formula-fed before...

On my side - no one has been formula-fed before 6 months. DH on the other hand I suspect was FF from birth.

My mother's mother was not around when I (eldest child) was born, and my mother's OB...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-02-2009, 01:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 575
Posted By Mum2JocelynAngus
At that age, my twins were napping 1pm - 4pm,...

At that age, my twins were napping 1pm - 4pm, then going to bed 7.30pm - 09.00am, not waking at night. Lots of sleep which I was very grateful for!
Forum: Family Safety   09-19-2009, 02:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 406
Posted By Mum2JocelynAngus
There is no way my 4.5 y.o. would agree to a...

There is no way my 4.5 y.o. would agree to a booster. He watched a show about F1 car racing & noticed that their seats are like his - 5 point harnesses. Now he asks friends who are in boosters why...
Forum: Family Safety   09-18-2009, 01:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By Mum2JocelynAngus
Yes - one rigid plastic one, one nylon. My kids...

Yes - one rigid plastic one, one nylon. My kids have the nylon ones & love them - they are coccoon-like.
http://www.ikea.com/ca/en/catalog/products/S19809351
Forum: Family Safety   09-17-2009, 05:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By Mum2JocelynAngus
Ekorre - there is a series of Ikea Ekorre...

Ekorre - there is a series of Ikea Ekorre products, including a swing & 2 versions of hanging chairs.
Forum: Montessori   09-14-2009, 02:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 722
Posted By Mum2JocelynAngus
Our school is talking about this as well. One of...

Our school is talking about this as well. One of the suggestions has been to make it an exploration of greetings around the world, which I think is a great idea. After all, the important part of the...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   09-03-2009, 01:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,429
Posted By Mum2JocelynAngus
Charlotte Voake, "Hello Twins" - Simon &...

Charlotte Voake, "Hello Twins" - Simon & Charlotte are twins who are completely opposite to one another (but like each other anyway).
Wendy Lewison, "Two is for Twins"
Forum: Parenting   08-27-2009, 02:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 429
Posted By Mum2JocelynAngus
We have a light alarm clock - it comes on...

We have a light alarm clock - it comes on gradually over 30 minutes. Most mornings the kids don't need it, but some days they do. Especially in winter when it is still dark outside at 7.30. It is a...
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