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  • Forum Post: family daycares

    Posted 07/09/2010 02:41:10 EDT

    Hi! I am also looking for family daycare for the fall.   I used the mass.gov site that someone recommended above.  What's great about it is that you can just type in how close/far from your home, work more »

  • Forum Post: Finger foods and spoon feeding trouble

    Posted 06/10/2010 09:45:27 EDT

    I don't really have anything else to add that hasn't already been mentioned but I do have to say that I love these food posts because Daisy (and everyone else too) always has a great list of suggestio more »

  • Forum Post: Finger foods and spoon feeding trouble

    Posted 06/09/2010 02:59:24 EDT

    I don't have anything super helpful and I am sure you've already this but....DD sometimes does the same thing.  She'll grab for the spoon when I am trying to feed her.  I have tried giving her a spoon more »

  • Forum Post: Induction at B&W

    Posted 06/09/2010 10:07:29 EDT

    Poppy - did you take a birthing class yet?  I delivered at NW also and they had a great class.  DH and I did the two full days and we actually enjoyed it.  It was very informative and they did talk ab more »

  • Forum Post: Mother's Clubs?

    Posted 06/09/2010 09:56:49 EDT

    I second the advice for meetup.   I joined one in our area when I was home and met many nice moms.  They have a huge variety of activities and also a variety of moms.  When I was on leave, I did some more »

  • Forum Post: Jogging Strollers

    Posted 05/21/2010 02:06:41 EDT

    I'm with all the others who have recommended the B.O.B!  I LOVE LOVE LOVE it!!!   Someone else mentioned it was great for winter walks -- went right through the ice and snow (little piles of course) l more »

  • Forum Post: Introduction!

    Posted 05/17/2010 09:36:12 EDT

    Welcome!!  And good luck to you as you begin your search and move! I was also going to suggest Arlington, I lived there for a bit (single, though, so I didn't have the kid/family factor) but I think t more »

  • Forum Post: spring and summer fun fun fun!

    Posted 05/06/2010 08:57:40 EDT

    Oh yeah, DH and I rented in Beverly before we moved into our house -- they have a great strip that includes Independence Park (with beach down below), then further down the street is Dane St beach (sm more »

  • Forum Post: spring and summer fun fun fun!

    Posted 05/06/2010 08:54:31 EDT

    I definitely second the Castle Island idea --- a family favorite for me growing up!!!    One good thing about it is that the breeze helps cool you off on really hot days.    We'd always go there for d more »

  • Forum Post: Getting 9 month old to eat finger foods

    Posted 05/02/2010 08:04:12 EDT

    misslily -- so good to hear from you.   I think of you often!!   Cannot believe your LO are 9 months!!  TIME FLIES!!   My DD is 8 1/2 months and just started with the finger foods.  She was getting re more »

  • Forum Post: Cookbook for baby food?

    Posted 03/06/2010 04:19:54 EST

    Kaydo -- I feed my DD the convenient commercially made crap that, according to pingo "no one would feed a baby" -- shame on me, what kind of mother must I be, right?? -- but we did get a book on baby more »

  • Forum Post: Rude Guests

    Posted 02/28/2010 04:10:30 EST

    You mean I'm supposed to take into account those around me???  Isn't it all about me and my baby!? more »

  • Forum Post: Rude Guests

    Posted 02/28/2010 10:45:45 EST

    Funny, I was with a group of moms and babies yesterday!!!!!  Most moms were kind enough to go to another room to change their LO diapers....and there I am just doing right in the middle of everything! more »

  • Forum Post: spitting up

    Posted 02/24/2010 09:20:05 EST

    My DD was  HUGE spitter for the first several months of her life.   I bf'ed for 3 months, then we did a mix for a month and then she went to all formula.  My DH was convinvced for weeks and weeks that more »

  • Forum Post: hmm, possible diaper blowout solution

    Posted 02/24/2010 12:09:38 EST

    Ok, I couldn't help but check in today.    I agree that none of us decides to have a baby one minute and then makes a list of ways we can ruin our children the next!    It is great to chat ahead of ti more »

  • Forum Post: hmm, possible diaper blowout solution

    Posted 02/23/2010 09:09:12 EST

    Ugh, I think I need to quit reading this thread.   It's making me feel like a terrible parent.   I don't make my own baby food and DD  does sometimes watch the TV we have on in the living room.     :(
    more »

  • Forum Post: OT - Good beach reads...

    Posted 02/23/2010 01:22:25 EST

    I also read "Last Summer of You and Me" -- Ahh, forget the auther, but it's the same one who wrote the Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants series -- it was her first adult novel -- and I LOVED it.  Lite more »

  • Forum Post: OT - Good beach reads...

    Posted 02/23/2010 10:07:37 EST

    When I do read it is usually "chick lit"!    I LOVE anything by Jane Green and have a bunch I can bring you to the meet up you want.  I also just read "My Most Excellent Year" by Steve Kruger and love more »

  • Forum Post: getting back in shape

    Posted 02/21/2010 06:30:26 EST

    WOW, lesal, 6 weeks already!!!!    When I was home I did what I consider to be the easiest workout with baby; we walked.   I was lucky to be off in the fall and we had great weather so we went out jus more »

  • Forum Post: Nursing Tops

    Posted 02/20/2010 09:30:34 EST

    I also bought some nursing tanks at Target and LOVED them.  They were the Gilligan&OMally brand.  I found them very comfy and easy to use for nursing/pumping.   They have different colors (black, grey more »

  • Forum Post: North Shore Florist

    Posted 02/18/2010 07:23:37 EST

    Try this:

    www.take-a-whiff.com.

    She does wonderful work and is very personable to work with!

    more »

  • Forum Post: Cake Vendor

    Posted 02/18/2010 07:20:41 EST

    NEVER post on the wedding boards anymore...but tonight I find myself cruising through to see what people are talking about. My colleagues had a baby shower for me last spring and they got the cake at more »

  • Forum Post: hmm, possible diaper blowout solution

    Posted 02/18/2010 02:19:50 EST

    Scorpio said exactly what I was feeling "I shouldn't be shocked Pingo does tend to have what reads to me and I believe others as very condescening attitutde to anything that is not done the way "she d more »

  • Forum Post: hmm, possible diaper blowout solution

    Posted 02/18/2010 08:21:33 EST

    I knew Pingos support for me with my in-law sitatuion was rare...... So DD just had a "blowout" -- not to be gross but since we all deal with this daily -- it was out of the diaper and down her leg.   more »

  • Forum Post: February Updates

    Posted 02/16/2010 09:00:48 EST

    WOW -- I haven't really checked in here in a long time!  Since DD now goes to bed at 6 I feel like I have a life again and get so much done!   There is so much going on here! rhm -- good luck!!   I am more »

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