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Forum: Canada   03-19-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By shaper
We moved to North Bay last summer .... (husband...

We moved to North Bay last summer .... (husband is military) enjoying this neverending winter ;) ;)  
 
Our son is 9 and homeschooled. It seems like there aren't really any homeschool groups in...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   06-16-2011, 12:55 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,369
Posted By shaper
Seven minutes decluttering the art room closet!...

Seven minutes decluttering the art room closet! 10 minutes!
Forum: Organize & Declutter   06-16-2011, 09:52 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,369
Posted By shaper
7 minutes spent on my horrifying kitchen...

7 minutes spent on my horrifying kitchen counters. :P
 
2 minutes!
Forum: Organize & Declutter   06-15-2011, 12:14 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,369
Posted By shaper
I'm going to sweep for six minutes. D:   3...

I'm going to sweep for six minutes. D:
 
3 minutes!
Forum: Organize & Declutter   06-15-2011, 10:25 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,369
Posted By shaper
8 minutes scrubbing the entranceway.  Yuck!   ...

8 minutes scrubbing the entranceway.  Yuck!
 
7 minutes! Go go go! :D
Forum: Organize & Declutter   06-15-2011, 05:58 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,369
Posted By shaper
I spent the five minutes my coffeemaker was...

I spent the five minutes my coffeemaker was working putting away the clean dishes, filling the water jug, and replacing the bag in the kitchen garbage. :D
 
4 minutes!
Forum: Organize & Declutter   06-14-2011, 04:43 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,369
Posted By shaper
2 minutes gathering recycling for pickup...

2 minutes gathering recycling for pickup tomorrow! :)
 
5 minutes!
Forum: Organize & Declutter   06-14-2011, 05:59 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,369
Posted By shaper
Done! I cleaned up my desk area... so cluttered!...

Done! I cleaned up my desk area... so cluttered!
 
Challenge: 8 minutes! :P
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-11-2011, 09:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 641
Posted By shaper
We're starting Kindy for our son later this...

We're starting Kindy for our son later this summer when he turns 7. We originally planned to start at 6, giving him that extra year to "catch up" (he's autistic/communication delayed) - but it ended...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   07-23-2010, 12:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 508
Posted By shaper
I'm having the same issues... lol. We're...

I'm having the same issues... lol. We're military, too. All of the top shelves in our closets are big boxes that are kept for safer moving (like for my iMac, scanner..mostly tech stuff, though). I...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   07-18-2010, 05:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 729
Posted By shaper
My son was around 3.5 when he started speech...

My son was around 3.5 when he started speech therapy and he had ~20 words. That doubled, tripled, quadrupled until I could no longer count them all within the next year. He's almost six now and he's...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   05-09-2010, 12:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 517
Posted By shaper
Oh, I should have said: he *is* autistic, he was...

Oh, I should have said: he *is* autistic, he was diagnosed years ago. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif Sorry for the misunderstanding. (I edited my post to clear...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   05-09-2010, 12:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 517
Posted By shaper
The last couple of days, Liam (5.5, with autism)...

The last couple of days, Liam (5.5, with autism) has been falling all over the place. Tripping constantly, fell down the last couple of stairs, falling off of the couch. It's not like he's standing...
Forum: Canada   05-05-2010, 11:53 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,804
Posted By shaper
Hi guys! We can't make it this Friday, cat...

Hi guys!

We can't make it this Friday, cat appointment. :/ He's been "quarantined" to make sure he doesn't have rabies (he doesn't!) and that's his get out of jail day. He is already sitting at...
Forum: Canada   04-30-2010, 04:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,804
Posted By shaper
I have noticed that about the playground on the...

I have noticed that about the playground on the base & daycares. My guy gets SO sad when he sees the daycare groups go off and he isn't allowed to go along with them. :/ Victoria Park sounds great,...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   04-30-2010, 01:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,665
Posted By shaper
oh, wow! thanks for the links!

oh, wow! thanks for the links!
Forum: Arts & Crafts   04-28-2010, 01:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,314
Posted By shaper
Hee! That is excellent!

Hee! That is excellent!
Forum: Arts & Crafts   04-28-2010, 01:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,665
Posted By shaper
I have starting doing a journal-ish strip comic...

I have starting doing a journal-ish strip comic of our lives, but I only do a couple per week. Then I also have a sketchbook that I try to draw in daily (hahaha), in order to get better at drawing...
Forum: Canada   04-28-2010, 12:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,804
Posted By shaper
I would be interested in a park day! My 5 yr old...

I would be interested in a park day! My 5 yr old son could use some run-around social time... which park or area of town? We haven't explored much of Kingston yet.

That is a long time to be...
Forum: Canada   03-29-2010, 03:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,804
Posted By shaper
Okay, wow, ages since I've checked in here....

Okay, wow, ages since I've checked in here. Thanks guys for the grocery suggestions, they definitely did help! We've got a good routine set up now for our shopping with Loblaws at Kingston Centre...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   10-30-2009, 06:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 400
Posted By shaper
Awwww! That's so great!

Awwww! That's so great!
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   10-24-2009, 06:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 318
Posted By shaper
Baked chicken, steamed asparagus, and a salad...

Baked chicken, steamed asparagus, and a salad (romaine, red onion, orange pepper, tomato, cucumber, carrot). It is very, very rare that I want a salad so I figured I should probably jump on it!
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   10-24-2009, 06:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 377
Posted By shaper
I have a Waring Pro, which I love, except that...

I have a Waring Pro, which I love, except that it only does ~1 litre at a time. Still, great yogurt. Some people also use dehydrators, if you have the box kind, like an Excalibur. I make SCD...
Forum: Canada   10-24-2009, 01:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,804
Posted By shaper
We're finally in Kingston (from Victoria). The...

We're finally in Kingston (from Victoria). The first professional move we've ever had, and the worst move we've ever had. We spent three weeks in the Holiday Inn Waterfront... scenic, yes, but not...
Forum: Finding Your Tribe   10-24-2009, 01:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 967
Posted By shaper
We are! We're total newbies, though. ;-) My...

We are! We're total newbies, though. ;-) My husband did BMOQ over the summer and we're in Kingston now for a year (and more job training).
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