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Forum: Pregnancy & Parenting 08-20-2011, 09:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 611
Posted By curly_keltie
Update

I haven't been on here in so long and thought I would pop in today and see what has been going on with everyone. I started a new job last year that has kept me quite busy. In March, I underwent...
Forum: Pregnancy & Parenting 08-20-2011, 09:02 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,041
Posted By curly_keltie
Amneris - come to Alberta. We have some...

Amneris - come to Alberta. We have some excellent midwives, and they're paid for by the government....FINALLY!

As for your birth story, you will find a way to make it special for your son. I...
Forum: Pregnancy & Parenting 08-20-2011, 08:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,293
Posted By curly_keltie
Congratulations! My son had poker straight hair...

Congratulations! My son had poker straight hair when he was born...and tonnes of it...and now his hair is super curly.
Forum: Pregnancy & Parenting 11-26-2010, 11:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,498
Posted By curly_keltie
My DS also seems to want everything he sees on...

My DS also seems to want everything he sees on television, but he says he is asking Santa for "Hamster with armous" aka Kung Zhu hamsters. From Santa, he is getting two hamsters and two armours. In...
Forum: Pregnancy & Parenting 11-16-2010, 09:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 649
Posted By curly_keltie
A carseat tech once told me that the best carseat...

A carseat tech once told me that the best carseat is one that is installed correctly - no matter if it costs $75 or $500.

That being said, you obviously want one that is going to best suit your...
Forum: Pregnancy & Parenting 11-16-2010, 09:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 402
Posted By curly_keltie
Whenever I have had to leave DS, be it for a...

Whenever I have had to leave DS, be it for a weekend or just a few hours, I try to focus on the fun he will have rather than the fact that I am leaving. When it's a weekend away, I am certain to...
Forum: Health-related hair issues 11-12-2010, 10:56 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 939
Posted By curly_keltie
How do I get my curls back? Can I?

Before and up until I had my son in September 2006, I had beautiful curly blonde hair (combination of 3A and 3B). Now...it's kind of wavy and after a few days just becomes straight with a bit of...
Forum: Pregnancy & Parenting 11-12-2010, 10:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 648
Posted By curly_keltie
I totally agree with you that 'work' is an...

I totally agree with you that 'work' is an escape. Work is FAR easier than parenting. I am also a single parent, so there doesn't ever seem to be a break. Not a complaint, just my reality. What I...
Forum: Pregnancy & Parenting 10-04-2010, 10:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,588
Posted By curly_keltie
Mine lost his between 3-4 years old. I am LOVING...

Mine lost his between 3-4 years old. I am LOVING 4 compared to the roller coaster ride of my DS being 3.
Forum: Pregnancy & Parenting 10-01-2010, 11:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,828
Posted By curly_keltie
I am glad to read that things are looking up for...

I am glad to read that things are looking up for you. The Ferber method of sleep training didn't really work for DS and I - and I realized that thanks to a member on here who posted an article that...
Forum: Pregnancy & Parenting 10-01-2010, 11:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,588
Posted By curly_keltie
DS just turned 4 last month and I too have to be...

DS just turned 4 last month and I too have to be pretty heavy handed in disciplining him...but it seems to work. Like subrock's DD, my DS NEEDS a good amount of sleep or he can be pretty beasty...
Forum: Pregnancy & Parenting 09-11-2010, 06:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 630
Posted By curly_keltie
My DS also hate the Snugli I was given. At...

My DS also hate the Snugli I was given. At around the same age, 12 weeks, I got him a Little Stars sling and loved it. It is just a matter of trying different kinds and seeing what works for you...
Forum: Pregnancy & Parenting 08-27-2010, 10:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 564
Posted By curly_keltie
My son is having dental work...kind of. He is...

My son is having dental work...kind of. He is undergoing something called Biobloc treatment to correct his underbite by expanding his upper jaw. It's not really about moving the position of his...
Forum: Pregnancy & Parenting 08-17-2010, 09:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 882
Posted By curly_keltie
Happy Birthday Emma!! sidenote - my DS...

Happy Birthday Emma!!

sidenote - my DS (almost 4) had a palatal expander too, and now he's on an appliance to put traction on his jaw so that his upper teeth come over his lower teeth....he's...
Forum: Pregnancy & Parenting 07-20-2010, 02:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 596
Posted By curly_keltie
It is totally normal. I have mixed feelings when...

It is totally normal. I have mixed feelings when my nearly 4 year old son proudly says to me "Mom! I'm growing up!" I am happy that he is growing up to be such a nice little boy, but those days...
Forum: Pregnancy & Parenting 07-19-2010, 11:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,109
Posted By curly_keltie
I was thinking the same thing! Congrats on...

I was thinking the same thing!

Congrats on finally having your sweet boys at home!
Forum: Pregnancy & Parenting 07-13-2010, 12:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,023
Posted By curly_keltie
I agree with the previous posters who said to...

I agree with the previous posters who said to skip the bottle.

With DS, the community health nurse recommended a straw sippy because it helped with....I can't remember exactly what. We used the...
Forum: Pregnancy & Parenting 07-13-2010, 12:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,366
Posted By curly_keltie
Yes he is! This is what his hair was like 2...

Yes he is!

This is what his hair was like 2 months before I had it cut.

http://lh4.ggpht.com/_NwDqGGyn0Hg/SQvNOEPUXHI/AAAAAAAAGx0/ud-QxTMok_U/s512/October%20037.jpg
Forum: Pregnancy & Parenting 07-12-2010, 03:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,366
Posted By curly_keltie
I totally understand. I didn't cut DS's hair...

I totally understand. I didn't cut DS's hair until he was 15 months old, although he needed it much sooner. I love letting his hair grow and his curls show - but it is much easier to keep it short....
Forum: Pregnancy & Parenting 06-24-2010, 02:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,846
Posted By curly_keltie
I wholeheartedly agree with this. Ava being in...

I wholeheartedly agree with this. Ava being in child care doesn't just allow you to work...it allows him to work as well. He should be paying for half of everything.

Everyone here has such...
Forum: Pregnancy & Parenting 06-22-2010, 11:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 544
Posted By curly_keltie
I love it! They are so cute!

I love it! They are so cute!
Forum: Pregnancy & Parenting 06-15-2010, 11:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,000
Posted By curly_keltie
If DS seems bored and needs to expend some...

If DS seems bored and needs to expend some energy, we will have a pillow fight. He will stand on my bed and we will have a good pillow fight...complete with lots of giggles.

DS also has a...
Forum: Pregnancy & Parenting 06-04-2010, 01:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 830
Posted By curly_keltie
Those are great pictures! You, your sister and...

Those are great pictures! You, your sister and your parents will surely treasure them.
Forum: Pregnancy & Parenting 05-31-2010, 02:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 765
Posted By curly_keltie
I agree with spiderlashes - the daycare is there...

I agree with spiderlashes - the daycare is there to help, not hinder your potty training.

The peer pressure is a huge factor - at least it was for DS. One of the teachers asked another child if...
Forum: Pregnancy & Parenting 05-25-2010, 10:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 814
Posted By curly_keltie
I think you are doing amazingly well for going...

I think you are doing amazingly well for going back to work when your DD is 4 months. Everyone here has some really great advice. Over time, I don't know that it gets easier, but it certainly...
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