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  • Forum Post: March chat

    Posted 03/05/2012 12:58:59 EST

    Hi guys, just popping in to ask a gardening question because I believe that some of you garden?  Anyone know when I should be using dormant oil on my fruit trees this year?  It's supposed to be before more »

  • Forum Post: Pregnancy and Running

    Posted 03/03/2012 02:04:25 EST

    I ran all throughout my last pregnancy, although I decided to unofficially give it up after 37 weeks when I ran a 5K in 34:25 (because I was so proud of myself and wanted to end on a good note).  I ra more »

  • Forum Post: IUD Birth Control

    Posted 03/03/2012 09:58:02 EST

    I have the paraguard and I have absolutely no complaints about it.  I've had it for about 13 months or so.  I got my periods back about 2-3 months ago (still nursing) and I didn't find that I had more more »

  • Forum Post: Preschool

    Posted 02/18/2012 06:22:55 EST

    We use Kindercare too.  That way she's in preschool all day long.  For our son, we might do a different program when he gets old enough since he's in a home daycare.  We might use her "transportation more »

  • Forum Post: Training a Climber to Behave

    Posted 02/18/2012 06:20:11 EST

    My 3 y.o. cut her hair AT SCHOOL.  Fortuanately, it wasn't much.  My 16 m.o. carries his step stool around so he can climb up on things too.  I found him one day on top of his dresser.  He had climbed more »

  • Forum Post: Sleep tips?

    Posted 02/17/2012 12:31:40 EST

    Lissa, did you get your goat?  Amazon prime is awesome.   more »

  • Forum Post: Sleep tips?

    Posted 02/15/2012 01:59:31 EST

    BDCKristi-We go through the same thing every now and then with our 3.5 y.o. (sleep disturbances) although it usually relates to getting her to go to sleep.  On the days when she naps well at school sh more »

  • Forum Post: CSA - worth it with small children?

    Posted 01/29/2012 08:15:25 EST

    This will be our 4th CSA year and I still love it.  I have a 3.5 y.o. and a 15 month old.  Our CSA (Sauchuk Farm) used to only have full shares, although this year they are offering half shares for th more »

  • Forum Post: planning for #2/#3 - age gaps, etc.

    Posted 12/24/2011 08:40:08 EST

    Dz, I feel like I'm too young to be done having kids too (had #2 at 29), but I'm happy with my two who are 27 months apart. It's been quite fun! more »

  • Forum Post: November -- Infants and Toddlers

    Posted 11/25/2011 09:27:32 EST

    Winter--My DS sounds like yours!  He was 28lbs 10oz at his 12 month appt and 33 inches.  He's just huge!  He also wears size 6W shoes. Hug--I don't know about the expiration date of car seats, but I d more »

  • Forum Post: November 2011

    Posted 11/25/2011 09:21:12 EST

    Hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving!  Anyone go crazy and go shopping today?   I checked back on what I missed and it looks like I missed a whole bunch of yummy treats.  I just pulled some Christma more »

  • Forum Post: November -- Infants and Toddlers

    Posted 11/21/2011 08:29:35 EST

    Trouble--as everyone else has said, just try to go with the flow.  If it's any consolation, my DS finally fell into charted territory at his 12 month appointment.  He had been above the 99th percentil more »

  • Forum Post: November 2011

    Posted 11/21/2011 12:12:28 EST

    Nov--congrats on the U/S!  It's the coolest thing!  It's even better when you get the next one!  Are you going to find out the sex?   I wish we stayed home for Thanksgiving but we trade off Turkey Day more »

  • Forum Post: November 2011

    Posted 11/21/2011 10:54:29 EST

    Wow--I could never clean my house.  First of all, I hate cleaning, secondly, it's totally impossible to do with 2 under 3 in my house.  We have our cleaning lady come every 2 weeks and while we do hav more »

  • Forum Post: best baby food maker?

    Posted 11/20/2011 10:28:39 EST

    We used the organic pouch food to throw in our diaper bag for when we went out.  They're more expensive than the jars, but so convenient!   more »

  • Forum Post: November 2011

    Posted 11/20/2011 10:27:18 EST

    BG--So sorry to hear of the losses in your family.  Life is just too short.   Kar--My daughter just saw the picture of Gracie in front of the woodstove and said "oh, look, that doggie is so cute!".  T more »

  • Forum Post: best baby food maker?

    Posted 11/19/2011 11:18:45 EST

    Get the magic bullet or it's equivalent.  I had a food mill with my daughter which was a pain. The magic bullet is awesome for baby food, pureeing soups, salsa etc. etc.  You'll use it for much more t more »

  • Forum Post: November 2011

    Posted 11/19/2011 11:16:34 EST

    Winter--when are you coming over to make cookies for me?  I'm waiting!   I finally have a little bit of a break.  DS is napping, DD is out with DH playing chalk and I was thinking about doing up my pr more »

  • Forum Post: November 2011

    Posted 11/19/2011 11:11:38 EST

    In Response to Re: November 2011: She must have been ticked you let him out!  LOL!! DH is out with Gracie, both with their blaze orange hunting vests, an adorable pair!  She tries to get grouses.  Onc more »

  • Forum Post: Were you ever a supermarket cashier?

    Posted 11/14/2011 09:15:35 EST

    When I worked as a cashier, we were told to always call every woman "miss", not "ma'am" and to always offer to help unload the cart onto the belt if it looked like someone was struggling.  Well I fond more »

  • Forum Post: November 2011

    Posted 11/13/2011 08:44:14 EST

    Wow Winter, that's a lot of cookies!  Good luck with all of them! Kar--beautiful picture!  Is that a woodstove insert into your fireplace?  We're considering getting one of those this year, but we're more »

  • Forum Post: November 2011

    Posted 11/13/2011 10:09:19 EST

    We went to a no tv family when we moved into our new house last year. At the time I was pregnant with #2 and #1 just turned 2. Since we have such little time during the week with the kids I don't want more »

  • Forum Post: November 2011

    Posted 11/13/2011 07:29:40 EST

    Thanks TT and PC for the welcome!  TT, I'm jealous that you have your paper delivered to your door.  I would like to be able to have the time to read it, but that never seems to be the case!  I occasi more »

  • Forum Post: November 2011

    Posted 11/12/2011 09:04:35 EST

    Oh and thanks Pingo and Kar for the invite!  I may join you on here on occasion!  Somedays I'm lucky to get to sit in front of my computer for recreational purposes! I also have no pets, although we d more »

  • Forum Post: November 2011

    Posted 11/12/2011 08:58:49 EST

    In Response to Re: November 2011: Thank you so much, Lostgrouse - for your recommendation. I ordered the book Thursday, and should get it today. If not today, then Monday. I am excited, and can't wait more »

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