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Forum: Parents as Partners   08-15-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 955
Posted By FelixMom
In Quebec all women are obligated to keep their...

In Quebec all women are obligated to keep their maiden names. If you want to take your husband's name, you either get married in another province or pay for a legal name change.
 
I kinda like my...
Forum: Canada   08-15-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 7
  Québec
Views: 222
Posted By FelixMom
Bonjour!   Je m'appèle Amy et j'habite dans...

Bonjour!
 
Je m'appèle Amy et j'habite dans le Plateau à Montréal.
 
Je suis également animatrice d'un groupe de portage, Mamasupial Montréal.
 
I have a Facebook page for the group under the...
Forum: Canada   01-20-2012, 12:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 769
Posted By FelixMom
Sometimes private daycares can end up costing...

Sometimes private daycares can end up costing less than $7 per day, but you have to wait until you do your taxes and submit the receipts to get the refund.
 
The Quebec government does offer the...
Forum: The Childhood Years   01-18-2012, 09:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 201
Posted By FelixMom
Hey, good to see you here, Kate! DS has started...

Hey, good to see you here, Kate! DS has started school?!? Where did all the time go? (((HUGS))) as you get through this transition. I will be in your situation this August when DS2 starts JK at the...
Forum: Babywearing   01-12-2012, 08:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 115
Posted By FelixMom
Our meetings start again on Tuesday January 17...

Our meetings start again on Tuesday January 17 at the usual location and room.
 
I hope to see you all at the YMCA du Parc - 5550, av du Parc Room 2B
Time: 10h-11h30
 
Happy New Year and keep...
Forum: Babywearing   01-12-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,551
Posted By FelixMom
You may improvise with a folded up receiving...

You may improvise with a folded up receiving blanket or towel to boost up your infant so their head is at a proper height and not swallowed up by the front panel. 
 
Good luck!
Forum: Babywearing   01-12-2012, 08:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 635
Posted By FelixMom
Have you considered trying to wear your child...

Have you considered trying to wear your child INSIDE your coat? This way there would be less slack and more proper distribution of your child's weight on your body. The fluffy-ness of your coat and...
Forum: Multicultural Families   10-29-2011, 09:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,779
Posted By FelixMom
We are raising trilingual kids here too (me:...

We are raising trilingual kids here too (me: Chinese, DH: French, community French & English). Although Chinese was the first language I learned, it is not my strongest. The kids go to Chinese...
Forum: Canada   10-29-2011, 09:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 594
Posted By FelixMom
I am sorry I don't have any solutions. Just...

I am sorry I don't have any solutions. Just wanted to say that I hope everything works out for the best. I am in Montreal. PM me if you want.
Forum: Canada   10-05-2011, 07:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 769
Posted By FelixMom
Feel free to PM me with any questions. We...

Feel free to PM me with any questions. We currently live in the Plateau - Mile End.
 
For english-speaking daycares, you might want to try the McGill Daycare. They have two. One for students and...
Forum: Babywearing   08-23-2011, 08:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 586
Posted By FelixMom
Hi everyone,   Hope  you had an awesome...

Hi everyone,
 
Hope  you had an awesome summer!
 
Fall is in the air, and we are resuming our BWing meet-ups at YMCA du Parc as of Tuesday Sept 20. Come one come all to Room 2B from 10h to...
Forum: Canada   08-23-2011, 07:50 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,236
Posted By FelixMom
Hi all,   Just wanted to mention that my...

Hi all,
 
Just wanted to mention that my next babywearing meet-up will be on Tuesday Sept 20 at the YMCA du Parc (corner St-Viateur) from 10h to 11h30 in room 2B. Bring a friend, bring your baby...
Forum: Canada   06-09-2011, 10:45 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,236
Posted By FelixMom
We have our last babywearing meeting before...

We have our last babywearing meeting before summer this coming Tuesday, June 14 if anybody out there wants to come.
 
We will be meeting at YMCA du Parc (5550 av du Parc) from 10h to 11h30 in room...
Forum: Babywearing   05-30-2011, 09:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,363
Posted By FelixMom
OP, I am super happy for you! Glad that you are...

OP, I am super happy for you! Glad that you are finding your groove with this traditional carrier.
 
My comments and tone were more for the PP that was skeptical that Pearl River was not the real...
Forum: Babywearing   05-29-2011, 05:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,363
Posted By FelixMom
Hi GoGo girl,   I went to take a look at...

Hi GoGo girl,
 
I went to take a look at Pearl River's website, and the carrier follows the traditional pattern, whereby the top and bottom straps are each made of one long piece of fabric,...
Forum: Babywearing   05-27-2011, 10:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,363
Posted By FelixMom
Hi,   The proportion of the straps are...

Hi,
 
The proportion of the straps are different, so they do not accomodate a front carry easily, as you do not tie the shorter pair of straps around your waist.
 
This Canadian manufacturer of...
Forum: Canada   04-08-2011, 10:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 187
Posted By FelixMom
Hi,   I will be in Vancouver for a short...

Hi,
 
I will be in Vancouver for a short visit May 5-10 and am looking for cheap, fun things to do with my 4 yr old.
 
I have been to Stanley Park and BC Aquarium before, so I will try to fit...
Forum: Grief and Loss   02-28-2011, 08:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,428
Posted By FelixMom
I only just came across this now, and hope it's...

I only just came across this now, and hope it's not too late to offer my sympathies. A life that was finished well before her prime. How is her family coping?
Forum: Grief and Loss   02-28-2011, 08:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,758
Posted By FelixMom
I second the suggestion of a PP to postpone the...

I second the suggestion of a PP to postpone the induction unless there is urgent medical need.
 
Please be gentle with yourself. I am sorry for your loss and hope that the way that you raise your...
Forum: Grief and Loss   02-28-2011, 08:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,553
Posted By FelixMom
I hope you are surrounded by support during this...

I hope you are surrounded by support during this difficult journey your family is making.
 
I lost my mom over 5 yrs ago due to cancer, and our eldest was only 3.5 yrs old at the time.
 
I found...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   02-28-2011, 08:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,268
Posted By FelixMom
I'm a homemaker. SAHM is kind of a misnomer, as...

I'm a homemaker. SAHM is kind of a misnomer, as I am not always physically "at home".

The kids are my priority, and the house looks like 3 kids live there! No escaping that fact until they are...
Forum: Babywearing   02-28-2011, 08:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,610
Posted By FelixMom
I have a 3 yr old that weighs 15 kg, and I am...

I have a 3 yr old that weighs 15 kg, and I am going to wear him right through to the end of winter.
 
He is exclusively worn on my back at this point, and we use a cart or ask for delivery with...
Forum: Multicultural Families   02-18-2011, 09:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,800
Posted By FelixMom
Our kids are trilingual, speaking DH's language...

Our kids are trilingual, speaking DH's language (French), my mother tongue (Cantonese) and English at school. With my oldest in particular, I would notice that he would try Chinese grammar structure...
Forum: Babywearing   02-18-2011, 09:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,289
Posted By FelixMom
I am the mother to 3 kids, living in an urban...

I am the mother to 3 kids, living in an urban setting with reliable public transportation. Going stroller-free? It can absolutely be done!
 
We have ONE stroller that has lasted us since our...
Forum: Elimination Communication   02-18-2011, 08:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,929
Posted By FelixMom
Perdita, if you come to Montreal periodically, I...

Perdita, if you come to Montreal periodically, I could lend you my copy of Ingrid Bauer's book. My youngest is 3 yrs and reliably dry during the day now, though not so much the night time.
 
Good...
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