Mothering Forums - Search Results

Showing results 1 to 25 of 117
Search took 0.94 seconds.
Search: Keyword(s): ; Posts Made By: emma00
Forum: Parenting   05-12-2012, 03:11 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,863
Posted By emma00
Do you have any idea how your friend would...

Do you have any idea how your friend would respond to this type of an overture?  From my perspective - I would not be at all receptive to a friend offering to give me one of her children.  I know...
Forum: Family Safety   01-18-2012, 06:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 385
Posted By emma00
Thanks for the explanation.  That makes sense to...

Thanks for the explanation.  That makes sense to me now.
Forum: Family Safety   01-18-2012, 05:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 385
Posted By emma00
Forgive a somewhat ignorant question - but what...

Forgive a somewhat ignorant question - but what would a "catastrophic failure" look like in a backless booster.  I'm certainly not advocating using expired seats - but I'm trying to understand the...
Forum: Family Planning   11-10-2011, 09:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 501
Posted By emma00
I think closely spaced children can work very...

I think closely spaced children can work very well and I know many families with that arrangment that are doing great. However, that being said, personally I wouldn't space my kids under 2 years...
Forum: Learning at School   11-04-2011, 06:28 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,546
Posted By emma00
I'm also in Ontario and red shirting is not at...

I'm also in Ontario and red shirting is not at all common -  I'm not even sure if it's permitted in my school district.  My kids are at an independent school - so my knowledge is second hand - but...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   10-25-2011, 04:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,745
Posted By emma00
My kids have all fallen asleep at one point or...

My kids have all fallen asleep at one point or another while eating lunch / dinner in their high chairs when they were toddlers.  I wouldn't say it was an every day occurance - but it did happen to...
Forum: Family Safety   10-07-2011, 09:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 605
Posted By emma00
Car seats are regulated at the provincial level...

Car seats are regulated at the provincial level - so each province has their own set of guidelines.  You can look at this chart to what's required (by law) for each province:...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-24-2011, 07:44 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,074
Posted By emma00
I'm sorry you're struggling.  I have a daughter...

I'm sorry you're struggling.  I have a daughter the exact same age (I remember you from our ddc) but I don't have a baby right now.  I've had that dynamic before though and it's tough to have a 2 yr...
Forum: Family Planning   06-21-2011, 10:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,638
Posted By emma00
I've used NFP for the past 13+ years (4 kids; 3...

I've used NFP for the past 13+ years (4 kids; 3 miscarriages) and all of my pregnancies have been 'planned' or with full knowlege that we were bending the rules and that we were open to the...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-17-2011, 04:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 37,246
Posted By emma00
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by Peony http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   06-15-2011, 07:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 37,246
Posted By emma00
I was just coming to this forum to post a...

I was just coming to this forum to post a question about balance bikes!  We got one for our 2 year old this weekend for her birthday.  She HATES it!  All attempts to get her to try it are met with...
Forum: Parenting   05-31-2011, 07:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 197
Posted By emma00
I have an 11 yr old / 9yr old / almost 7yr old...

I have an 11 yr old / 9yr old / almost 7yr old and 2yr old.  When my 3rd was a baby - my life was pretty much like yours.  It was wild and wooly and hard to meet everyone's needs all the time.  For...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   04-14-2011, 08:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,234
Posted By emma00
If I'm reading your post correctly, he has only...

If I'm reading your post correctly, he has only been to daycare 4 half-days at this point.  I would give it a bit more adjustment time before making any changes.  I have been fortunate that my own...
Forum: Family Planning   01-20-2011, 03:44 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,494
Posted By emma00
imo - any cm pre-ovulation should be considered...

imo - any cm pre-ovulation should be considered fertile.  Creamy can quickly change to ew.  If you are more into "child-spacing" than preventing - you can take more risks with the rules...
Forum: May 2011   01-20-2011, 10:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 588
Posted By emma00
DDC crashing - I had this with my 3rd child.  It...

DDC crashing - I had this with my 3rd child.  It was very stressful - but in the end it amounted to nothing.  My son was perfectly healthy.  The reality is that the cysts in and of the themselves...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   12-14-2010, 10:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 687
Posted By emma00
Rockdoctor - I'm sorry that you are feeling that...

Rockdoctor - I'm sorry that you are feeling that way.  You are most definately an important part of your daughter's life and she does need you very much.   I am working FT right now - but when my...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   09-12-2010, 05:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 538
Posted By emma00
I have a friend who has exactly this...

I have a friend who has exactly this arrangement. I think she just advertised on a job posting site. The woman who works for her is a retired teacher (I think) who was looking for just few extra...
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-14-2010, 12:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 564
Posted By emma00
I'm kinda type "A" when it comes to parties - so...

I'm kinda type "A" when it comes to parties - so keep that in mind with respect to your personality and personal style.

I run a pretty tight schedule for my kids' b-day parties. I don't like any...
Forum: Parenting   06-03-2010, 05:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,772
Posted By emma00
I haven't forgotten to pick up a child (but I...

I haven't forgotten to pick up a child (but I have almost done it on countless occasions.) My trick is that each and every pick-up I run trough "Am I supposed to pick up child X or Y today?" I also...
Forum: Parenting   05-21-2010, 11:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,146
Posted By emma00
Can't you get an extra bench for the middle row...

Can't you get an extra bench for the middle row of your Sienna? When we were shopping for vans I remember looking at the Sienna because it had the option of 7 or 8 seats. That would certainly be the...
Forum: Parenting   05-07-2010, 08:51 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,254
Posted By emma00
I think your guest was rude and I don't think...

I think your guest was rude and I don't think you were sensitive for seeing her behaviour as rude; however, I think you could have responded to her rudeness in a better way. Our society is so filled...
Forum: Parenting   04-28-2010, 10:38 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,737
Posted By emma00
My dd's former dance school built all the...

My dd's former dance school built all the recital fees into quarterly tuition payments - but if you broke it down, it was probably about the same. I don't really remember if there was a rule about...
Forum: Family Safety   04-20-2010, 01:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 244
Posted By emma00
I have two gates that I bought 9 or so years ago...

I have two gates that I bought 9 or so years ago that attach directly to hardware that is screwed into the wall, but the gate can be removed without uninstalling the brakets. (I don't remember the...
Forum: Breastfeeding   03-30-2010, 08:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 930
Posted By emma00
I had inverted / flat nipples with my 1st and I...

I had inverted / flat nipples with my 1st and I did eventually successfully nurse him - but it was very hard in the beginning. I didn't have the right support and I ended up with him getting...
Forum: Learning at School   03-28-2010, 09:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,246
Posted By emma00
I don't know what part of Ontario you are in -...

I don't know what part of Ontario you are in - but not all school districts restrict you to the school in your catchment area. Some schools that are at capacity are "closed" to those outside the...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 117

 
Forum Jump: