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Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-29-2012, 09:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 692
Posted By expat_canuck
My DD is 17 months old. She is generally up...

My DD is 17 months old. She is generally up between 730 -8, naps from 1-3ish, and is down for the night between 730 and 8, although usually closer to 8. She wakes once or twice in the night to nurse...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-06-2011, 03:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 645
Posted By expat_canuck
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by askins http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1332026/how-to-choose-the-best-stroller#post_16690493)

Are you...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   09-07-2011, 07:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,660
Posted By expat_canuck
Yep, sounds just like my 7.5 month old. This,...

Yep, sounds just like my 7.5 month old. This, too, shall pass.

I don't think there's much to be done to change the kind of sleep disturbance you describe. Their little brains and bodies are so...
Forum: Life With a Baby   08-21-2011, 09:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,200
Posted By expat_canuck
Sounds like it worked out for the best. For what...

Sounds like it worked out for the best. For what it's worth, it probably won't do your LO any real harm to be passed around at a few parties. It reads to me as if you feel the need to be over...
Forum: Life With a Baby   07-15-2011, 09:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 16,507
Posted By expat_canuck
My DD had something similar around that age, an...

My DD had something similar around that age, an infection like an ingrown toenail. We soaked it several times a day in warn salty water and put triple anti-biotic cream (polysporin) and it got...
Forum: Life With a Baby   04-28-2011, 12:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,324
Posted By expat_canuck
We homebirthed and had a hearing test done at...

We homebirthed and had a hearing test done at our health department. Our midwives referred us to the screening program, so they called us to schedule the appointment. I think we went when DD was...
Forum: January 2011   03-29-2011, 11:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 857
Posted By expat_canuck
Love seeing all these amazing babies!!   ...

Love seeing all these amazing babies!!
 
Clea is doing great - she'll be 9 weeks old tomorrow. She's already over 12 lbs (she was 9lbs at birth) and is talking up a storm. She always wants to be...
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-17-2011, 02:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,031
Posted By expat_canuck
I might be wrong - haven't read all the way...

I might be wrong - haven't read all the way through Happiest Baby on the Block, just glanced at it (my DD is 7 weeks old). 
 
But, The Happiest Baby on the Block does not recommend "shushing" in...
Forum: Life With a Baby   03-05-2011, 09:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 158
Posted By expat_canuck
my 5.5 week old has always "woken up" around...

my 5.5 week old has always "woken up" around 11pm or midnight for her longest stretch of awake time until 1:30 -3 am. she sleeps fine otherwise, she's just a little nocturnal - apparently it takes a...
Forum: January 2011   02-04-2011, 02:11 PM
Replies: 413
Views: 20,192
Posted By expat_canuck
Clea Helen was born at home on 01.26.11  at 8:56...

Clea Helen was born at home on 01.26.11  at 8:56 am 
 
9lbs even, 20.5" long  
 
It still seems surreal....this little baby was actually inside me for 9 months and then I pushed her out while...
Forum: January 2011   01-26-2011, 08:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 527
Posted By expat_canuck
congrats, mama!!  our babies were born an hour...

congrats, mama!!  our babies were born an hour apart!!
Forum: January 2011   01-26-2011, 08:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 482
Posted By expat_canuck
born this morning, 01/26  at home at 8:56 am,...

born this morning, 01/26  at home at 8:56 am, after a 30 hour labor, including something like 3.5 hours of pushing. I still can quite believe I did it!! 
 
She was born at 41 weeks on the dot, 9...
Forum: January 2011   01-12-2011, 04:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,770
Posted By expat_canuck
I'm still pregnant. Not due until 1/18, and at...

I'm still pregnant. Not due until 1/18, and at this point I'm expecting to stay pregnant for a while - baby keeps floating back up and flipping posterior....on the plus side, if she keeps flipping...
Forum: January 2011   01-10-2011, 06:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 224
Posted By expat_canuck
I'm a first time mama too, so I can't really...

I'm a first time mama too, so I can't really answer your question, really. 
 
but I had this yesterday...tonnes of BH, totally non-painful, then a day or two without, then last night, slightly...
Forum: January 2011   01-04-2011, 05:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 433
Posted By expat_canuck
We don't really have a clue. We have names we...

We don't really have a clue. We have names we both like, but there's something that's just so abstract about choosing the name for someone you haven't even met yet..so, I guess we have a short list,...
Forum: January 2011   01-03-2011, 11:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 421
Posted By expat_canuck
I'm happy to wait - I'm getting pretty...

I'm happy to wait - I'm getting pretty uncomfortable and sore, but this is our first, so I'm happy to have a little more time with just my partner, the dog and I, before our lives get turned upside...
Forum: January 2011   12-27-2010, 02:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 963
Posted By expat_canuck
Congrats!! Enjoy your baby girl!

Congrats!! Enjoy your baby girl!
Forum: January 2011   12-27-2010, 01:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 255
Posted By expat_canuck
I don't know what kind of schooling you're...

I don't know what kind of schooling you're doing, but I would, right now, like, today, call and/or email the department head, dean of students and your professors and let them know that you are...
Forum: January 2011   12-27-2010, 07:30 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,438
Posted By expat_canuck
Hope your labour was a smooth and peaceful as...

Hope your labour was a smooth and peaceful as possible and that you are enjoying your babies right now!! Congrats!! 
Forum: January 2011   12-27-2010, 07:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 356
Posted By expat_canuck
wow congrats and easy labouring to you! 

wow congrats and easy labouring to you! 
Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-20-2010, 11:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,168
Posted By expat_canuck
I hear you, sister.  I'm 36 weeks, and I have...

I hear you, sister.  I'm 36 weeks, and I have the same thing.  No matter what, i wake up to pee a couple of times a night. I almost always wind up having problems falling back to sleep after one of...
Forum: Life With a Baby   12-17-2010, 12:50 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,860
Posted By expat_canuck
good lord. strollers aren't abusive. using...

good lord. strollers aren't abusive. using strollers isn't abusive. 
 
you know what is abusive?? abusive parents.  whether they use strollers or not. 
 
I mean, really. These judgements are...
Forum: January 2011   12-17-2010, 10:52 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,168
Posted By expat_canuck
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by Aleka333 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: January 2011   12-17-2010, 08:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 690
Posted By expat_canuck
after searching and searching, we finally found...

after searching and searching, we finally found a bargain on a car seat - it's a graco snugride 32, brand new but it was manufactured last year and in a discontinued pattern, so it was only $99!!...
Forum: January 2011   12-16-2010, 07:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,217
Posted By expat_canuck
Like Adorkable, my partner and I moved across...

Like Adorkable, my partner and I moved across the continent when I was about 6 months pregnant. I'm fairly sure that if I had stayed in the same city, our friends would have done *something* for us....
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