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Forum: Canada   11-21-2011, 05:01 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 7,160
Posted By vancouverlori
Hmm... the body hair thing... Emily is 17 now...

Hmm... the body hair thing... Emily is 17 now (!!!) and has been shaving for so long that I don't really recall how it happened.  I shave, so I can't fault her at all.  I think what I might have...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   11-03-2011, 01:37 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 24,967
Posted By vancouverlori
bumping up an old but timely thread, as I'm...

bumping up an old but timely thread, as I'm apparently having a math meltdown... ;)
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-28-2011, 09:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 438
Posted By vancouverlori
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Forum: Canada   10-26-2011, 05:14 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 7,160
Posted By vancouverlori
Yeah, the new format doesn't seem to be as...

Yeah, the new format doesn't seem to be as friendly as the original one, mostly in the way it notifies me of posts.  I deleted a huge bunch of those notifications before I realized what they were...
Forum: Canada   09-21-2011, 01:15 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 7,160
Posted By vancouverlori
Anyone have an electric breast pump they're not...

Anyone have an electric breast pump they're not using?
 
My singing group is going to International competition in the 3rd week of October, and one of our members (a good friend of mine) is still...
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   09-21-2011, 12:48 AM
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Views: 199
Posted By vancouverlori
Hi, I'm part of a large singing group coming...

Hi,
I'm part of a large singing group coming to Houston in the 3rd week of October for the Sweet Adelines singing competition.  One of our members (a dear friend of mine) is still nursing her...
Forum: Canada   08-01-2011, 03:40 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 7,160
Posted By vancouverlori
It still sounds like Evan's impulsivity is his...

It still sounds like Evan's impulsivity is his worst enemy.  And yours. :o At this point, I don't think there are any consequences that would be likely to prevent him from doing whatever flies into...
Forum: Canada   07-31-2011, 11:29 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 7,160
Posted By vancouverlori
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Forum: Canada   07-21-2011, 10:55 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 7,160
Posted By vancouverlori
Gee, and here I thought there was nothing going...

Gee, and here I thought there was nothing going on here these days.  Did y'all end up doing a beach meetup?  I'm afraid I'm all tied up with working a short trip away until after the long weekend,...
Forum: The Mindful Home   07-21-2011, 10:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,371
Posted By vancouverlori
We did finally get it sorted out.   We had...

We did finally get it sorted out.
 
We had the gas company come out and upgrade our supply piping to the meter, and the meter itself, then the installers came and completed the job all the way...
Forum: Canada   03-30-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 10,677
Posted By vancouverlori
Speaking of new threads, well, Fall is long...

Speaking of new threads, well, Fall is long gone, and we're well into Spring, so here is the link for our new Spring thread!
 
Vancouver(ish) Tribe: SPRINGing forward...
Forum: Canada   03-30-2011, 06:11 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 7,160
Posted By vancouverlori
Spring is nature's way of saying, "Let's party!"...

Spring is nature's way of saying, "Let's party!"
-Robin Williams
 
Welcome Lower Mainland Mamas! (and Mamas to Be) All local mamas are welcome here! Visitors are welcome to pop in too. We are...
Forum: Canada   02-21-2011, 12:09 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 10,677
Posted By vancouverlori
While St. Paul's is run by a Catholic...

While St. Paul's is run by a Catholic organization, the staff have just about the same diversity as any other hospital.  And with all their work with HIV patients, as an institution, I'm thinking...
Forum: Canada   01-27-2011, 11:28 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 10,677
Posted By vancouverlori
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Forum: Canada   01-23-2011, 07:08 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 10,677
Posted By vancouverlori
Carmen - you may want to try in-home care rather...

Carmen - you may want to try in-home care rather than group daycare.  When DD was little, I used a "nanny finding" service called Wee Watch (I think).  They did criminal record checks, in-home...
Forum: Canada   01-21-2011, 05:29 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 10,677
Posted By vancouverlori
Wow, Helen that is awful!  She's 10, so I would...

Wow, Helen that is awful!  She's 10, so I would imagine that at her age you are all (including her) feeling at least partly like this shouldn't be happening anymore.  It sounds like a combination of...
Forum: Canada   01-17-2011, 02:51 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 10,677
Posted By vancouverlori
Welcome, Stemple and Aithnea!     I haven't...

Welcome, Stemple and Aithnea!  
 
I haven't heard of Dalcroze Eurythmics, so maybe you're the first to bring the idea to Vancouver...  What is it about?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Forum: Canada   01-13-2011, 02:08 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 10,677
Posted By vancouverlori
I may try Eileen Dailly again - but it's a bit...

I may try Eileen Dailly again - but it's a bit of a nasty drive in rush hour (when swimming lessons would be).  I'm pretty sure it's partially chlorinated, and I think Killarney pool (where we went...
Forum: The Mindful Home   01-11-2011, 08:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,371
Posted By vancouverlori
Thank you, nd deadhead and SleeplessMommy for...

Thank you, nd deadhead and SleeplessMommy for the information.  I'll put a bigger rush on the CO monitorS!
 
Further update:
The original installation company came back to extend the HW heater...
Forum: The Mindful Home   01-07-2011, 08:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,371
Posted By vancouverlori
To update a little: I had the original...

To update a little:
I had the original installation company back in to see if they had any new ideas.  I told him about what was happening, and shared the info the gas company guy gave me.  He took...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   01-06-2011, 10:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,281
Posted By vancouverlori
Wow, this is a tough one.  One of those stories...

Wow, this is a tough one.  One of those stories that makes me grateful for the acne that protected me as a teen, and grateful that my 16-yo DD isn't really interested in boys yet.  (Mind you, she...
Forum: The Mindful Home   01-05-2011, 03:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,371
Posted By vancouverlori
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Forum: The Mindful Home   01-05-2011, 12:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,371
Posted By vancouverlori
We put our money where our mouths were a couple...

We put our money where our mouths were a couple of years ago and invested in a gas-powered tankless hot-water heater (a Navien, if that means anything to you).  But it has never worked quite right. ...
Forum: Canada   01-04-2011, 11:48 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 10,677
Posted By vancouverlori
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Forum: Canada   01-04-2011, 11:46 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 10,677
Posted By vancouverlori
It's been quiet lately!  I seem to have missed a...

It's been quiet lately!  I seem to have missed a notification and am now "behind", but I'll just jump in where we are...
 
I have two questions:
1.  Calvin wants to take swimming lessons, but his...
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