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Forum: The Childhood Years   11-18-2013, 09:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 202
Posted By curiouscanadian
We are just getting around to having our 5yo...

We are just getting around to having our 5yo evaluated for sensory processing issues, but it definitely sounds to me like you're on the right track! Rather than your daughter being a "drama queen"...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-01-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 228
Posted By curiouscanadian
"I'm sorry, but this weekend doesn't work for...

"I'm sorry, but this weekend doesn't work for us. Hopefully you can find another sitter so you don't have to reschedule dinner,"

I find it perfectly acceptable to UNinvite in this situation. No...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   10-29-2013, 11:43 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,412
Posted By curiouscanadian
I am feeling inspired on kid gifts for the...

I am feeling inspired on kid gifts for the grandparents at least. I got some beeswax so we can make dipped candles together. And I figured Borax crystal snowflakes would also be an easy craft.
...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   10-27-2013, 09:07 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,412
Posted By curiouscanadian
rere- maybe some keychain lanyards or other...

rere- maybe some keychain lanyards or other keychain embellishment? Coaster for the bowl to sit on? A small home-made candle?

Not sure how much I'll get done homemade this year. I do have three...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   10-27-2013, 08:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 352
Posted By curiouscanadian
I WOH part time at the moment but once baby...

I WOH part time at the moment but once baby arrives in March, am planning to go back to being a full-time SAHM. Interestingly enough it's always my mom talking about how important it is for me to...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-05-2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 376
Posted By curiouscanadian
I came across a parenting book called...

I came across a parenting book called "Parenting: A House United" that I've loved for nuts and bolts parenting advice and that you may want to check out. (Caveat: Written by a Mormom mom, so...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-07-2013, 09:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,563
Posted By curiouscanadian
I have a 4.5yo who also seems ambidextrous. In...

I have a 4.5yo who also seems ambidextrous. In one coloring session he switched hands almost every time he switched colours (tripod grip with either hand)! Just wondering how things were working out...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-18-2012, 08:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 333
Posted By curiouscanadian
I compromise with DS. He generally gets two...

I compromise with DS. He generally gets two stories at bedtime so if I feel like he needs help expanding his choice of books, I'll tell him he can have his train book (equivalent to Curious George...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-18-2012, 08:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,191
Posted By curiouscanadian
Betime for 4yo DS is 8pm. He's always up by...

Betime for 4yo DS is 8pm. He's always up by 7am at the latest, regardless of when he goes to bed, and hasn't napped since he turned 3.
Forum: Parenting   09-15-2012, 11:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 462
Posted By curiouscanadian
I would highly recommend a book called...

I would highly recommend a book called Lifetimes:A Beautiful Way to Explain Death to Children by Bryan Mellonie.
The book compares the lifespans of all types of organisms from plants to animals to...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   08-02-2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 243
Posted By curiouscanadian
Thanks for your input. That's a good way to...

Thanks for your input. That's a good way to phrase it. I'm mostly concerned about how to phrase my explaination so that he doesn't get the impression that mothers who either have to or choose to go...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   07-31-2012, 12:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 243
Posted By curiouscanadian
So my son asked me the other day if I was...

So my son asked me the other day if I was retired too (my parents retired at the beginning of the year). I have to admit I'm not quite sure how to respond to this.
 
I did go back to work when he...
Forum: Canada   07-01-2012, 11:16 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,186
Posted By curiouscanadian
Finding a midwife in Alberta can be extremely...

Finding a midwife in Alberta can be extremely difficult at the moment; there just aren't enough to meet the demand.
http://www.alberta-midwives.com/aam/directory/by-area-served/?cn-cat=4
Contact...
Forum: The Childhood Years   02-28-2012, 11:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 342
Posted By curiouscanadian
I'm hoping someone out there has some ideas...

I'm hoping someone out there has some ideas on how to deal with my 3yo who is super clingy and demanding at the same time as I need space (to grieve).
 
Yesterday was an absolute nightmare...
Forum: February 2012   01-15-2012, 09:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 317
Posted By curiouscanadian
It's not just you. Although I know I am tired...

It's not just you. Although I know I am tired and grumpy, I feel pretty certain it's also changes in DS that are driving me nuts. Seriously clingy/sucky these days and he's pretty much insisting on...
Forum: February 2012   01-09-2012, 09:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 508
Posted By curiouscanadian
 lol I wondered earlier in my first pregnancy...

 lol I wondered earlier in my first pregnancy how come I was running into so many unwed mothers. Then I got farther along and realized they were probably almost all as married as me, just unable to...
Forum: Babywearing   01-04-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 472
Posted By curiouscanadian
I was just wondering the other day if I was the...

I was just wondering the other day if I was the only one still BWing a 40lber while pregnant. Guess I got my answer! http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/lol.gif
 
I second the Mei Tai...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   12-25-2011, 11:30 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 13,059
Posted By curiouscanadian
So I was so busy I kind of dropped off this...

So I was so busy I kind of dropped off this thread, but I'm happy to report that I got most (but definitely not all) my homemade gifts completed (and I was only up til Midnight Dec 23 lol!) I'll try...
Forum: February 2012   12-18-2011, 06:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 275
Posted By curiouscanadian
DS was 9lbs even at 40w6d, but this babe feels...

DS was 9lbs even at 40w6d, but this babe feels bigger to me (even though the MW assures me I'm measuring right on track). So I'm preparing myself for at least the same size for this one if only to...
Forum: The Childhood Years   12-05-2011, 12:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 168
Posted By curiouscanadian
I'm right there with you. I don't help DS up...

I'm right there with you. I don't help DS up things for exactly the same reasons (also figuring if he can get up, he should be able to get down) and have often wondered if other, more "attentive"...
Forum: February 2012   12-04-2011, 10:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 179
Posted By curiouscanadian
I swear this is related to pregancy/birth! lol  ...

I swear this is related to pregancy/birth! lol  
Basically, I'm becoming tempted to pull DS (3yo) from the preschool he started in September but wonder if I would really regret that come February....
Forum: Arts & Crafts   11-27-2011, 11:29 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 13,059
Posted By curiouscanadian
Wow, everyone's been busy! Great stuff everyone!...

Wow, everyone's been busy! Great stuff everyone!
 
I actually had a very productive crafting weekend. Spent nearly 5 hours yesterday working on DS's advent calendar (he was at the grandparents) so...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   11-09-2011, 08:12 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 13,059
Posted By curiouscanadian
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by kitchensqueen http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1294441/handmade-holidays-2011/180#post_16738633)
Well, I...
Forum: February 2012   10-22-2011, 11:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 320
Posted By curiouscanadian
I knew about babywearing before DS was born but...

I knew about babywearing before DS was born but didn't really get into it until he got older. This time around I'm really looking forward to wrapping a newborn and figure learning to nurse in a...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   10-12-2011, 12:18 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 13,059
Posted By curiouscanadian
I've had a huge spurt of project-making lately...

I've had a huge spurt of project-making lately and finally some of it spilled over onto holiday projects. lol
 
I've just about finished 3 pairs of jingle bell anklets...
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