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Forum: Babywearing   12-22-2011, 04:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 544
Posted By momma-d
Love it! Eye candy with a purpose...doesn't get...

Love it! Eye candy with a purpose...doesn't get any better than that. http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/stillheart.gif
Forum: Babywearing   11-27-2011, 07:42 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,585
Posted By momma-d
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Quote:Originally Posted by allisonrose http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1329869/does-your-dh-dp-baby-wear/40#post_16697556)

 
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Forum: Babywearing   11-27-2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,585
Posted By momma-d
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Quote:Originally Posted by demetria http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1329869/does-your-dh-dp-baby-wear/40#post_16704123)


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Forum: Canada   11-27-2011, 09:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 856
Posted By momma-d
Welcome to Ottawa!   While I didn't have an...

Welcome to Ottawa!
 
While I didn't have an OB w/my DS (my DD was born in the States when we lived there), I've heard wonderful things about Dr. Posner, too. Both my SIL and a good friend had him...
Forum: Babywearing   10-11-2011, 11:56 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,585
Posted By momma-d
Thank you! It was a beautiful day! :D   ...

Thank you! It was a beautiful day! :D
 
Quote:Originally Posted by guatemama1 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Babywearing   10-10-2011, 06:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 887
Posted By momma-d
I third (fourth, fifth?) a taller bodied...

I third (fourth, fifth?) a taller bodied carrier. Is there a shop nearby you where you can go in and try them on yourself? Each carrier fits everyone differently...
Forum: Babywearing   10-10-2011, 06:17 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,585
Posted By momma-d
My DH has BW our children since DD (she's now 5)...

My DH has BW our children since DD (she's now 5) was tiny. It has helped him parent and bond. There have been so many times when it made the day pass so much more positively, such as when I had to...
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-13-2011, 10:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,062
Posted By momma-d
I'm with the "go for it!" group. My DD (who will...

I'm with the "go for it!" group. My DD (who will be 5 in August) is smitten with boy's clothes. Works for us, since we got a bunch of hand-me-downs from a friend who has a boy, and our DS will be...
Forum: Canada   09-27-2009, 06:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 327
Posted By momma-d
Sorry I missed your post...Friday would've been...

Sorry I missed your post...Friday would've been out for us anyway, so want to try another time? We're free in the morning tomorrow (28th) or Wednesday (30th).
I'm up for either Walter Baker (super...
Forum: Parenting   09-21-2009, 10:05 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 3,865
Posted By momma-d
Well, my children are very small, so this is a...

Well, my children are very small, so this is a long way off...but...I personally don't think expecting or teaching abstinence is either realistic or effective. We plan to educate our children about...
Forum: Canada   09-17-2009, 06:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 327
Posted By momma-d
We're in Kanata (Katimavik), so we must be...

We're in Kanata (Katimavik), so we must be pretty close to one another! Our days are kind of booked up these days, but Mondays, Wednesdays and Friday mornings are free for us...
Where were you...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   07-31-2009, 08:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 341
Posted By momma-d
We used a thermometer too. DH and the midwives...

We used a thermometer too. DH and the midwives paid attention to it, though...I was busy birthing http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/love.gif

...and sending labor vibes your...
Forum: Parenting   07-29-2009, 02:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 279
Posted By momma-d
Ok...so I need some suggestions. We have a bit...

Ok...so I need some suggestions. We have a bit of a situation here:

DD, who will be 3 on the 15th of August, has been wearing underwear now for about a week (except at night). At first, she did...
Forum: June 2009   06-04-2009, 06:46 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,362
Posted By momma-d
Still here...but I've been having bloody show,...

Still here...but I've been having bloody show, lots of BH and am carrying so low I my MW could feel the baby's head yesterday when she did an internal check. So...I'm ready. Birthing tub's all set...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-30-2009, 11:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 609
Posted By momma-d
I'm not sure I'd agree that episiotomies should...

I'm not sure I'd agree that episiotomies should never be used to avoid tearing. It totally depends on the situation...I was crowning with DD for over 20 minutes while my MW tried everything she...
Forum: Family Safety   05-25-2009, 07:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,181
Posted By momma-d
I must say that DD wears her winter coat in the...

I must say that DD wears her winter coat in the car in the winter, particularly if we're only driving close to home...it can easily be -30c here in the winter and that's *way* too cold to make her...
Forum: June 2009   05-23-2009, 11:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,113
Posted By momma-d
I suppose you could ask your MW to do an...

I suppose you could ask your MW to do an internal exam and see if her feeling your cervix helps it open sooner...
I don't mean scraping your membranes or anything like that...just feeling for the...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   05-21-2009, 01:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,696
Posted By momma-d
I've taken one double comforter and separated it...

I've taken one double comforter and separated it to make two kids'-sized ones. It was very easy...all I did was sew two straight seams up the middle of the comforter (to keep the feathers intact),...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   05-15-2009, 09:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 643
Posted By momma-d
The Emotional Life of the Toddler by Alicia F....

The Emotional Life of the Toddler by Alicia F. Lieberman is a very interesting read, particularly if you're looking for a book concentrating on the psychology of a toddler...I started it about a...
Forum: Canada   05-14-2009, 08:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 398
Posted By momma-d
Quote: Originally Posted by Stella_luna...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Stella_luna http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13765241)
I never even thought of permanant...
Forum: Parenting   05-14-2009, 02:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 715
Posted By momma-d
I agree with the PP who aren't bothered with gun...

I agree with the PP who aren't bothered with gun play, per se, but with the older children playing roughly around the littler ones. I think that it's better to let children pretend play in *all*...
Forum: Parenting   05-11-2009, 09:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 871
Posted By momma-d
Quote: Originally Posted by katelove...

Quote:
Originally Posted by katelove http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13748875)
My mother used to say we needed to wear...
Forum: Canada   05-08-2009, 03:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 632
Posted By momma-d
DH, DD and I moved here from the States last...

DH, DD and I moved here from the States last July and I received my PR on March 5. We applied for DH's sponsorship (he's dual US/Canadian) prior to our move. I'm sorry to hear about your remarkably...
Forum: Canada   05-04-2009, 12:54 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,108
Posted By momma-d
Quote: Originally Posted by chkpea...

Quote:
Originally Posted by chkpea http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13703558)
where can I buy these online? I saw MEC has...
Forum: Canada   04-30-2009, 07:18 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,606
Posted By momma-d
Sorry we missed you today! We had to go in for a...

Sorry we missed you today! We had to go in for a last-minute ultrasound...my MW thought that our baby was breech, so we needed to see the baby's position to be sure. I've been working hard on...
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