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  • Forum Post: Nursing a newborn around a chest obsessed toddler in tow....

    Posted 06/16/2013 12:41:24 EDT

    Thank you all for the feedback.  My brain is absolute mush and I completely forgot about my post and to check back for responses.  I've been half joking that this second kid is taking all the brain ce more »

  • Forum Post: Nursing a newborn around a chest obsessed toddler in tow....

    Posted 06/01/2013 09:55:36 EDT

    I wasn't sure how to title my post!  Hello to everyone new on the boards and I'm happy to see some familiar names.  It's been a loooong time since I've been on here but I have a kind of weird question more »

  • Forum Post: Holiday bonus for daycare provider?

    Posted 11/18/2011 02:01:19 EST

    There was a thread about this last year. I'll see if I can find it. One of the ideas thrown out there was to offer to buy pizza lunch for the teachers at a center.  I liked that idea. We gave our home more »

  • Forum Post: What are you doing for gifts?

    Posted 11/10/2011 03:32:15 EST

    wrkingmom - this might be a good read for you and your extended family.  I with Barbara's advice, minus the gift screening.  I would love to do it but know it would cause WWIII. http://www.boston.com/ more »

  • Forum Post: What are you doing for gifts?

    Posted 11/10/2011 11:09:29 EST

    LOL the Grandma Brigade.  We have one of those too! DH is building a work bench for DS so they can "build stuff" and we also just signed him up for a gym class at the Little Gym that we feel he'll enj more »

  • Forum Post: Going Rate for Mother's Helper/Babysitter

    Posted 11/03/2011 02:21:47 EDT

    When I was 22 and in school I watched two kids in Brookline and was paid $15 an hour (this was a few years ago).  When I started the younger child was the same age as your twins and the major differen more »

  • Forum Post: First birthday

    Posted 10/06/2011 03:16:07 EDT

    I would advise to put off the gift giving till after the party.  My husband's elderly aunts had to leave our party early and kind of made a scene about "seeing" DS open their presents.  It was a snowb more »

  • Forum Post: What is your child dressing up as?

    Posted 10/04/2011 04:04:10 EDT

    I love Halloween too!  DS is 15 mos and I can't wait till next year when he can have some input on what to dress up as.  On the other hand I LOVE picking out his costumes on my own.  Last year he was more »

  • Forum Post: Baby Monitor Recommendations

    Posted 09/01/2011 09:17:23 EDT

    Hi Leila - I saw a deal on the Sony Babycall monitor pop up on BabyCheapskate's FB page this morning.  Not sure if it's a great price since I haven't been tracking it but thought I would point it out. more »

  • Forum Post: Baby Monitor Recommendations

    Posted 08/29/2011 10:13:05 EDT

    Hi Leila - I know you said you weren't considering video but here's my two cents.  I thought the same thing when I was pregnant with DS so we went with a digital sound moniter.  Honestly we never real more »

  • Forum Post: Recommendations for fun activities/classes for Infants/Toddlers

    Posted 08/03/2011 01:55:00 EDT

    I used to nanny for a family in Brookline and took thier son to this place called Creative Movement in Needham.  We took the music class and there were lot's of other parents and sitters with both tod more »

  • Forum Post: Call of Duty

    Posted 06/10/2011 10:21:13 EDT

    I loathe the video games as well.  I started calling all the war games "Rainbow Duty" as a hybrid name so I wouldn't have to remember them all. LOL! True story, DH left his xbox controller on the coff more »

  • Forum Post: Buy Buy Baby

    Posted 06/01/2011 01:00:56 EDT

    Bed Bath will still take expired coupons, Buy Buy Baby will not.  They will however take competitor's coupons (BRU, specific Target coups).  Make sure you call first to confirm.  Stores change their c more »

  • Forum Post: Convertible Carseats

    Posted 05/20/2011 09:11:35 EDT

    We have two Marathons and have no complaints.  We decided to go with the Marathon because they seemed to take up less real estate than then Roudabout and Advocate.  I too spent a lot of time researchi more »

  • Forum Post: Why do Parents let their children make their own decisions when it comes to Important things?

    Posted 05/20/2011 09:03:11 EDT

    I have to throw my hat in too and say that you are absolutely lying Heis.  We've all been reading your posts and just because you've deleted them doesn't mean they never exsisted.  I sincerely feel th more »

  • Forum Post: Babymoon?

    Posted 05/18/2011 09:11:10 EDT

    We went to San Diego when I was 19/20 weeks.  The flight was long but we flew direct to San Francisco and had a long enough layover that we could stretch our legs and have lunch.  It was January so th more »

  • Forum Post: Puffs/Baby Led Weaning Etc.

    Posted 05/18/2011 12:53:08 EDT

    We dust slippery foods in wheat germ and it works well.  DS also loves the mesh teethers.  His top front teeth finally cut and now the teeth on either side are coming down.  The mesh feeders with froz more »

  • Forum Post: Am I out of my mind? Don't answer that. :)

    Posted 05/17/2011 04:25:40 EDT

    Actually one of the women at work was talking about how she got her degree entirely online through Northeastern.  She took one class at a time and was able to graduate in 6 years.  As mentioned before more »

  • Forum Post: bottle feeding - lying down

    Posted 05/17/2011 04:01:59 EDT

    My strong willed DS has insisted on feeding himself since he was 5.5 months which was likely encouraged by day care since she has 2 other children to take care of.  Every morning we lay him on the bop more »

  • Forum Post: Am I out of my mind? Don't answer that. :)

    Posted 05/17/2011 03:57:40 EDT

    Thank you all for your thoughtful responses.  I think I maybe need to print Kiwiguys post and give it to DH to read!  Of course my DH is supportive but I don't think he really knows what he is agreein more »

  • Forum Post: Am I out of my mind? Don't answer that. :)

    Posted 05/17/2011 11:59:28 EDT

    He's 10.5 months. Eeek!  more »

  • Forum Post: Am I out of my mind? Don't answer that. :)

    Posted 05/17/2011 11:40:59 EDT

    It would be 3 courses at 4 credits each.  I suppose that is traditionally considered full time.  BU's tuition policy states 12.5 credit house as full time and anything less as part time. The Managemen more »

  • Forum Post: Am I out of my mind? Don't answer that. :)

    Posted 05/17/2011 11:21:51 EDT

    BU's Metropolitan College.  I'm looking at both the Accelerated Degree Completion and the Bachelors in Management Studies.  I already have 2 years of school under my belt from but my major was in Educ more »

  • Forum Post: Am I out of my mind? Don't answer that. :)

    Posted 05/17/2011 10:29:10 EDT

    IPW's thread about working full time now to have flexibility when DS is older really struck a chord in me.  I have been toying with going back to school since before we got pregnant and now for some i more »

  • Forum Post: 1st trimester massage

    Posted 05/05/2011 04:09:59 EDT

    Cape, make sure you tell the esthetician that your pregnant.  Not all but most facials include the use of a high frequency wand for after the extraction and she/he shouldn't use that on you.  Also as more »

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