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Forum: Canada   12-29-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 5,733
Posted By prettymatty
That is very cool to see some moms close to...

That is very cool to see some moms close to here!!
Forum: Canada   12-28-2013, 03:47 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 5,733
Posted By prettymatty
Hey!! I'm in Landmark so I live pretty close to...

Hey!! I'm in Landmark so I live pretty close to Niverville http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Canada   11-15-2013, 07:56 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 5,733
Posted By prettymatty
I'm in Manitoba - close to Steinbach :)

I'm in Manitoba - close to Steinbach :)
Forum: Family Safety   10-07-2011, 08:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 605
Posted By prettymatty
Your friend was badly misinformed. This is what...

Your friend was badly misinformed. This is what Transport Canada says - http://www.tc.gc.ca/eng/roadsafety/safedrivers-childsafety-stage3-booster-seats-1086.htm
 
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-11-2011, 02:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 747
Posted By prettymatty
If he can sit up in a high chair and is almost...

If he can sit up in a high chair and is almost sitting up on his own, he is probably ready. Best advice I got for umbrella strollers is don't scrimp and get the cheapest one possible. If  you are...
Forum: Parenting   01-22-2011, 10:06 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,193
Posted By prettymatty
I agree that you'll have to decide if you will...

I agree that you'll have to decide if you will be ok with her possibly choosing Dora as she gets older. I LOVE the name Isadora though - it's beautiful!
My dd1 has a 5 letter name that...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   01-03-2011, 01:08 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,933
Posted By prettymatty
My DD2 is RF in a True Fit and she is 29 months....

My DD2 is RF in a True Fit and she is 29 months. She has no issues with being RF and she'll be RF until she's 35lbs which probably won't be for at least another year.  My DH has questioned it but...
Forum: Family Safety   01-03-2011, 01:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 291
Posted By prettymatty
I've tried getting him to watch Youtube videos...

I've tried getting him to watch Youtube videos and he seems to think that in an accident, she's safer FF. He "doesn't like" how the seat feels when it's RF. He thinks that FF is safer because the...
Forum: Family Safety   01-03-2011, 12:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 291
Posted By prettymatty
Well apparently everything I said went in one...

Well apparently everything I said went in one ear & out the other. They got back home about 1/2 hour ago and she was FF again and buckled so loosely that she could lean forward in her seat waay too...
Forum: Family Safety   01-01-2011, 10:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 291
Posted By prettymatty
So I took that base off and man did it ever make...

So I took that base off and man did it ever make a difference; however, the stupidy ridiculous latch hooks on the carseat made it really hard to hook up and get a really solid install. Her hubby & I...
Forum: Family Safety   01-01-2011, 09:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 291
Posted By prettymatty
So my gf has a 21 month old dd and I've FINALLY...

So my gf has a 21 month old dd and I've FINALLY convinced her that her daughter is safer rf. She's been ff sinice she was like 1 year old or so. They have an Alpha Omega seat which I really don't...
Forum: Family Safety   11-24-2010, 10:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 340
Posted By prettymatty
So here's my dilemma...We have a 4 door Mazda...

So here's my dilemma...We have a 4 door Mazda 6..Two kids - 7 year old in a HBB and an over 2 year old RF in a True Fit. I run a home daycare and have 1 child every Saturday. He is almost 18 months....
Forum: Family Safety   09-10-2010, 08:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 764
Posted By prettymatty
I realized after I just re-read my post that I...

I realized after I just re-read my post that I made it sound like the TF was 40lbs rear facing lol. Oops.
It isn't too much of a let down for me as I love love love my TF. It's super easy to...
Forum: Family Safety   09-08-2010, 08:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 764
Posted By prettymatty
I was looking through the newest Toys R Us flyer...

I was looking through the newest Toys R Us flyer and noticed there is a new seat out in Canada. It's called the Evenflo Momentum 65 DLX. I checked online and it's 40lbs rear facing and 65 forward...
Forum: Family Safety   07-26-2010, 04:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 644
Posted By prettymatty
Another thing you have to remember is that a PFD...

Another thing you have to remember is that a PFD and a life jacket are NOT the same thing.
1. A PFD is less bulky and less buoyant than a lifejacket.

2. A PFD may not roll a person into a...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   06-23-2010, 07:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 552
Posted By prettymatty
So my ex sister-in-law is due in 2 weeks with...

So my ex sister-in-law is due in 2 weeks with her 4th baby. She's always had good pregnancies and risk free vaginal births. She found out at her fetal assessment that the baby is bum down pretty...
Forum: Family Safety   11-27-2009, 08:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 219
Posted By prettymatty
Ok so my dd2 is 16 months, about 25lbs and not...

Ok so my dd2 is 16 months, about 25lbs and not sure about length but I think it's around 30". She is pretty small for her age - long legs but short upper body. She still fits in her bucket for now...
Forum: Family Safety   11-27-2009, 08:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 327
Posted By prettymatty
Are there any stores in Canada that sell the...

Are there any stores in Canada that sell the Monterey? I checked Toys R Us online but didn't see it.

My friend doesn't have the money to be ordering a seat online & paying shipping then having to...
Forum: Family Safety   11-27-2009, 01:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 327
Posted By prettymatty
I live in Canada and am looking for a good...

I live in Canada and am looking for a good booster seat for a 6 1/2 year old who weighs about 82lbs. She's 4' tall. A good friend of mine is struggling to find a booster for her daughter but can't...
Forum: Babywearing   04-28-2009, 05:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 304
Posted By prettymatty
I love my Mei Tai. It is so handy & easy to put...

I love my Mei Tai. It is so handy & easy to put on quickly. Much easier to do back carries with it as well. I still haven't mastered a back carry with my wrap yet.
Forum: Babywearing   04-25-2009, 05:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 240
Posted By prettymatty
Just wanted to let everyone with babies under 1...

Just wanted to let everyone with babies under 1 year old and/or are pregnant about a babywearing information class that is happening at the Healthy Baby group I attend on Wednesdays. Two women with...
Forum: Babywearing   04-23-2009, 04:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 389
Posted By prettymatty
I LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE my Mei Tai carrier. It is...

I LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE my Mei Tai carrier. It is soo easy to get the baby into, so easy to wash, so easy to carry in diaper bag, so cheap to make! Can you tell how much I love it??? If you know how...
Forum: Family Safety   04-23-2009, 03:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,102
Posted By prettymatty
Wow...The carseat is definately an issue that...

Wow...The carseat is definately an issue that shouldn't be budged on. If you have to get your point across in a really blunt way, go on the internet and go to You Tube. Show her videos of what can...
Forum: Family Safety   04-23-2009, 03:27 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,735
Posted By prettymatty
I think that buckets seats do have a time & a...

I think that buckets seats do have a time & a place just like any kind of baby accessories. What about high chairs? Is it "wrong" to have your baby sitting in the high chair while you cook dinner...
Forum: Breastfeeding   04-21-2009, 01:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 958
Posted By prettymatty
Hi! I just wanted to say congrats on baby...

Hi!
I just wanted to say congrats on baby coming up first thing!
Second I also picked Aubergine as my wedding colour about a year ago and there was NOTHING in stores resembling that colour - I was...
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