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Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-03-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 801
Posted By NoraC
For me, same time of day and similar progression...

For me, same time of day and similar progression (water broke, no contractions, went to the hospital for some monitoring and stayed overnight, then I was induced the following day). Later labour was...
Forum: Natural Body Care   01-23-2013, 07:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 483
Posted By NoraC
Now another question....I pinched a piece off...

Now another question....I pinched a piece off the end off the stem of the Diva Cup the last time I used it and was trying to remove it.  It's a small piece...maybe 2-3 mm off a side. Can I still use...
Forum: The Childhood Years   01-23-2013, 07:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 212
Posted By NoraC
Do you throw away hair elastics if you have...

Do you throw away hair elastics if you have found lice/nits on your child's head? And what is the best way to clean combs/brushes? 
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-30-2012, 02:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 692
Posted By NoraC
My daughter at 6.5 was still regularly wetting...

My daughter at 6.5 was still regularly wetting her bed at night. I read a book called "Stop Washing the Sheets" by Dr. Lane Robson and used some of the suggestions to help her and it did help...
Forum: Natural Body Care   10-07-2012, 02:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 483
Posted By NoraC
Thanks everyone for their comments. I have to...

Thanks everyone for their comments. I have to say I quite liked using the cup...except for the little freak out about the disappearing stem. I didn't have any problems with leakage or comfort. I...
Forum: Natural Body Care   09-25-2012, 07:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 483
Posted By NoraC
Tried my new Diva Cup twice (last night and...

Tried my new Diva Cup twice (last night and today) and both times, some time after inserting (last night while I was sleeping or this afternoon after it was in for an hour or so), it has migrated up...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   08-30-2012, 05:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 157
Posted By NoraC
A few months ago, I was talking to a teacher...

A few months ago, I was talking to a teacher about a book his class (maybe grade 6 or 7?)  was studying. It was something along the lines of a society where the government had banned candy. I think...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   04-10-2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 634
Posted By NoraC
My daughter is a bit younger, but she is...

My daughter is a bit younger, but she is enjoying
-Sisters Grimm (just ordered the 2nd and 3rd books)
- Theodosia & the Serpents of Chaos (book 1...I think there are three or four)
-the Familiars...
Forum: Montessori   02-14-2012, 01:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 361
Posted By NoraC
I'm looking to see if I can print a page of the...

I'm looking to see if I can print a page of the Montessori lined paper for my daughter to use at home. I'm searching the internet for something I can download but haven't found anything quite...
Forum: Pets   08-25-2011, 08:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,197
Posted By NoraC
I am sorry you are going through this. We have a...

I am sorry you are going through this. We have a 15 year old retriever who is also aging, having difficulty with stairs, walking, getting up, pooping in the house and so on. What's making it hard...
Forum: Montessori   08-25-2011, 08:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 651
Posted By NoraC
I had a similar experience last school year as...

I had a similar experience last school year as well though the token system was a bit different.  My children's classroom teacher had decided to use a token system for rewarding the children for...
Forum: Learning at School   06-24-2011, 06:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,756
Posted By NoraC
I have been thinking about our school situation...

I have been thinking about our school situation for a while and am interested in some other opinions.  My children (elementary school) currently attend a small Montessori school close to home (close...
Forum: Learning at School   06-09-2011, 12:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,293
Posted By NoraC
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Forum: Parents as Partners   03-22-2011, 08:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 428
Posted By NoraC
thanks for the comments. We know a few people...

thanks for the comments. We know a few people who do this. For one couple I know, it hasn't worked out and I think they are separating but they were in different countries and they saw dad maybe...
Forum: Parents as Partners   03-21-2011, 06:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 428
Posted By NoraC
Anyone live in one place with a partner...

Anyone live in one place with a partner living/working in a different city a few hours away during the week? We are thinking of relocating to a smaller city across the country. However, my husband...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   01-02-2011, 05:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,249
Posted By NoraC
Unfortuantely, being Canada, we are unable to...

Unfortuantely, being Canada, we are unable to access Pandora. I will check Dan Zane though (I remember a song he did "All Around the Kitchen cock a doodle doodle doo") which my kids loved when they...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   01-01-2011, 09:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,249
Posted By NoraC
I'm looking for some suggestions for music for...

I'm looking for some suggestions for music for children...I think we're moving beyond the Backyardigans and the the Wiggles (yay).  I'm not really looking for the Justin Beeber/Miley Cyrus kind of...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   01-01-2011, 08:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,987
Posted By NoraC
My son is also in Grade 1 and reading at about...

My son is also in Grade 1 and reading at about Grade 2 level. He has enjoyed recently:
 
-Magic Treehouse
-Bad Kitty (Nick Bruel) not exactly a chapter book but lots of fun!
-AMazing world of...
Forum: Montessori   12-06-2010, 07:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 352
Posted By NoraC
Our children do a daily agenda first thing when...

Our children do a daily agenda first thing when they arrive at school. They select four or five different items to put on their list (math, puzzle map, language etc.) and the teacher looks at it and...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   11-16-2010, 05:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 408
Posted By NoraC
Hmmm...I thought I'd posted but it seems to have...

Hmmm...I thought I'd posted but it seems to have disappeared!
 
Thank you both for your comments. I will check out the newideas.com site and I have ordered the Pathways digitally. I have gotten...
Forum: Montessori   11-13-2010, 08:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 304
Posted By NoraC
One of my children's former teachers recommended...

One of my children's former teachers recommended Lego (the smallest ones) as a way of developing fine motor skills at home.
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   11-12-2010, 01:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 408
Posted By NoraC
Hi - any moms or parents of children who are...

Hi - any moms or parents of children who are ADHD - inattentive? I have some thoughts that my daughter may be and have observed from the time that she was 3 or 4 (she is now 8) that she had a tough...
Forum: Dental   09-24-2010, 02:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 786
Posted By NoraC
I just wrote on another post that my two oldest...

I just wrote on another post that my two oldest children lost their first teeth at about 4.5 years and the next three or so fell out soon after. My youngest is a few months past 5 and all her teeth...
Forum: Dental   09-24-2010, 02:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,749
Posted By NoraC
my oldest daughter lost her first tooth at 4.5...

my oldest daughter lost her first tooth at 4.5 years and then another three soon after that. My son lost his first around the same age and spent most of his senior kindergarten year with the top two...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   09-23-2010, 10:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,080
Posted By NoraC
Some of my favourites when I was about grade 3-...

Some of my favourites when I was about grade 3- 5 were:
Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell
A wrinkle in Time by Madeline L'Engle (there were a number in the series but I recall this one...
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