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Forum: Family Safety   01-17-2013, 01:35 AM
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Posted By MrsHin2002
DS is only 38 lbs and has only gained 2 lbs in...

DS is only 38 lbs and has only gained 2 lbs in the last year, so I think he'll be harnessed for a while. He's 43.5" tall, so average height for his age I think. He could easily stay in his Maestro -...
Forum: Family Safety   01-15-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 173
Posted By MrsHin2002
Thanks for the reply. If my DS is 5.5 I'm hoping...

Thanks for the reply. If my DS is 5.5 I'm hoping he wouldn't need another seat before a booster? And was counting on using it as a booster to help justify the price (though the sell easily 2nd hand...
Forum: Family Safety   01-15-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 173
Posted By MrsHin2002
Any help anyone? Going to local store tomorrow...

Any help anyone? Going to local store tomorrow and might try to take advantage of Sears sale on R100 if it's the right seat for one of our two. Thanks in advance.

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Forum: Family Safety   01-14-2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 173
Posted By MrsHin2002
Hi there, I'm now seriously considering one...

Hi there,

I'm now seriously considering one or two Diono seats, if we can then have an adult passenger in the backseat of our 2008 Santa Fe, with DS ff (5.5 yrs, 38 lbs, 43") and DD rf (13months,...
Forum: Family Safety   01-07-2013, 07:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 992
Posted By MrsHin2002
Yay! Safety 1st just agreed to send us a...

Yay! Safety 1st just agreed to send us a Complete Air instead of the Alpha Omega. DS will fit in it but will likely try with DD rear-facing first. Will give us a chance to try it rear-racing for...
Forum: Family Safety   01-06-2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 992
Posted By MrsHin2002
I'm going to call first thing in the morning to...

I'm going to call first thing in the morning to ask for the Complete Air instead of Alpha Omega and if they won't go for that I could always ask for $$ towards a seat from someone else? Though I...
Forum: Family Safety   01-05-2013, 07:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 992
Posted By MrsHin2002
Sorry, me again...

Sorry, me again http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/smile.gif

Two things:

1) I like the idea of selling the seat, new in box but do I feel any need to warn buyer about less-appealing...
Forum: Family Safety   01-04-2013, 08:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 992
Posted By MrsHin2002
Also interested to know what makes the Alpha...

Also interested to know what makes the Alpha Omega a terrible booster? (Trying to learn all I can in this process). We would only need it for my DD from age 15m+ or so, so fit for an infant doesn't...
Forum: Family Safety   01-04-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 992
Posted By MrsHin2002
Thanks - I'd love some suggestions. I have a...

Thanks - I'd love some suggestions. I have a Graco MyRide 65 coming from amazon.ca (I'm in Canada) for our DD to use when she outgrows her SafeSeat (at 30 lbs). Looked for something narrow-ish -...
Forum: Family Safety   01-04-2013, 02:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 992
Posted By MrsHin2002
Heard back from them again - the Alpha Omega is...

Heard back from them again - the Alpha Omega is the only replacement option - just in 3 different colours. We haven't loved our Apex 65 so maybe they'll be about the same?

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Forum: Family Safety   01-04-2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 992
Posted By MrsHin2002
I got an email from Dorel group this morning,...

I got an email from Dorel group this morning, and it looks like we need to ship them a signed form plus two pieces of the harness straps - so at least that shipping shouldn't cost too much.

I was...
Forum: Family Safety   01-04-2013, 03:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 992
Posted By MrsHin2002
Thanks for the replies. Yes - we could trade...

Thanks for the replies. Yes - we could trade seats with my sister and use hers with her straps safely, and let her take the straps off ours. DS is 5.5 but only 38 lbs and I'm happy to keep him...
Forum: Family Safety   01-03-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 992
Posted By MrsHin2002
We have a Safety 1st Apex 65 car seat that was...

We have a Safety 1st Apex 65 car seat that was manufactured in 2008 and is safe to use through 2014. It has a frayed strap under the seat - the one that you pull between the child's legs to tighten...
Forum: Family Safety   12-02-2012, 12:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,397
Posted By MrsHin2002
Sorry for the late reply! We have an '08 Santa...

Sorry for the late reply! We have an '08 Santa Fe with a Safety 1st Apex 65 seat (I think that's what it's called?). DS is 5.5 and about 38 lbs. Still harnessed and seat is installed with LATCH.
...
Forum: Breastfeeding   11-16-2012, 12:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 168
Posted By MrsHin2002
Thanks for the replies. We have tried a couple...

Thanks for the replies. We have tried a couple styles of sippy cups with no luck. Haven't tried an open cup yet. Seems that when she realizes what's in the cup she has no interest and tosses it.
...
Forum: Breastfeeding   11-14-2012, 09:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 168
Posted By MrsHin2002
Here we are, at the 11.5 month mark, after...

Here we are, at the 11.5 month mark, after having made a wonderful transition of me going back to work full-time on Oct 29th. She's doing so well - but went from a baby that took bm bottles on...
Forum: Family Safety   11-11-2012, 06:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,397
Posted By MrsHin2002
How can I find out the latch limits for my '08...

How can I find out the latch limits for my '08 Santa Fe? Our son is 5, 38 lbs and still harnessed. Never thought about a latch limit...

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Forum: Working and Student Parents   09-21-2012, 08:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 157
Posted By MrsHin2002
Hi All, In 5 weeks I'll be going back to...

Hi All,

In 5 weeks I'll be going back to work, after a year's maternity leave (thank you Canadian taxes!). My then 11 month old daughter will join her 5 year old brother at their sitter's place...
Forum: Family Safety   08-31-2012, 03:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 192
Posted By MrsHin2002
Thanks for the replies! A very good friend (who...

Thanks for the replies! A very good friend (who I trust implicitly) still has her Graco Safeseat and base that she bought new when her son was born a year after my older DS. She's going to dbl check...
Forum: Family Safety   08-30-2012, 08:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 192
Posted By MrsHin2002
Help! DD is 9 months, weighing 20 lbs 4 oz (82%)...

Help! DD is 9 months, weighing 20 lbs 4 oz (82%) and is average legnth/height (don't have that measurement). How can I try to predict when she will outgrow her Graco SafeSeat, which goes to 30 lbs/...
Forum: Life With a Baby   05-23-2012, 03:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,221
Posted By MrsHin2002
My birthday is Dec 30th (and shared with my twin...

My birthday is Dec 30th (and shared with my twin sister at that) and even at 40 I remember very clearly getting bday presents in Christmas paper or one gift for both events (sometimes to be shared...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   05-20-2012, 11:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,529
Posted By MrsHin2002
Thanks for sharing this - I'd never heard of a...

Thanks for sharing this - I'd never heard of a Kanban before. Poked around online a bit and it looks interesting.

In my case (at home on maternity leave with DD 6m and DS 4.75y) I have lots of...
Forum: Life With a Baby   05-20-2012, 04:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 219
Posted By MrsHin2002
Thanks for the replies. I can ask if my...

Thanks for the replies. I can ask if my step-mother could borrow a pack and play, but without a car and already bringing two kids to her small apartment, I'm not sure how that would work.

I'm now...
Forum: Life With a Baby   05-18-2012, 11:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 219
Posted By MrsHin2002
So I'm taking my two kids to my step-mother's...

So I'm taking my two kids to my step-mother's for a 4-night trip by plane in a few weeks. The three of us will be sharing a queen sized bed. I'm really hoping not to bring the pack and play since DH...
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-10-2012, 11:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 164
Posted By MrsHin2002
Do you have a paper shopping bag around you...

Do you have a paper shopping bag around you could tuck it in? I find this to be a good re-use of these bags, especially because it stands up and like you said, doesn't look sloppy.

Sent from my...
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