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Please Introduce Yourself, Big Thanks!

Please Introduce Yourself, Big Thanks! 101 comments

By Cari J on Today - In: ChatterBlock Intro and Info

Welcome to the Chatter discussion forums. As a pleasentry to the community, one great way to start is to introduce yourself to the community on this discussion topic. I'll start ... Hello my name is ...

Favourite Family Game?

Favourite Family Game? 6 comments

By user_8948 on Yesterday - In: Off Topic / Freestyle

Just curious what your favourite family game is? Don't want to spend $40 on a game unless I know it will be well received. I'd like to get one for ages 8+.

Is there a right age to pierce her ears?

Is there a right age to pierce her ears? 13 comments

By user_8948 on Yesterday - In: Pregnancy, Birth, and the Early Years

I think in Italy they do it a birth, which seems early. When do most people get their daughters ears pierced? Is 5 too early?

I need to lose a bit of weight.

I need to lose a bit of weight. 117 comments

By user_8948 on Yesterday - In: Off Topic / Freestyle

There, I said it. My sweet wife Josie has been saying it for a couple years now, and I just jumped on the scale last night ... and ... she's right. So, today is my ...

Milk vs. Almond or Rice drinks

Milk vs. Almond or Rice drinks 15 comments

By user_8948 on Yesterday - In: Off Topic / Freestyle

What is the general consensus regarding switching from cow's milk to grain based "milks"?

Warding off the cold and flu?

Warding off the cold and flu? 4 comments

By user_8948 on Yesterday - In: Pregnancy, Birth, and the Early Years

Does anyone know of good natural ways to ward off the cold and flu? We don't want to get a flu shot this season, and are wondering what are good strategies, foods to eat, herbs, ...

Internet buying

Internet buying 7 comments

By user_8948 on Yesterday - In: Off Topic / Freestyle

I am continuually seeing things from shoes to cooking equipment on the internet but i am too freaked out to buy them as the one time I tried to do it they wanted the last ...

Top 10 foods of choice

Top 10 foods of choice 10 comments

By Stan N on Yesterday - In: Off Topic / Freestyle

I'm curious to know what I am missing out on in the eats department. What are your favourite foods or dishes to be more precise

KitchenAid Mixer - what can I make with this?

KitchenAid Mixer - what can I make with this? 14 comments

By user_8405 on Oct. 21, 2014 - In: Off Topic / Freestyle

I got a new KitchenAid mixer. Other than muffins and pizza dough, what can I make? My daughter asked me if I can make hummus but I doubt I can. Help, I am completely hopeless.

early christmas shoping

early christmas shoping 9 comments

By Dana D on Oct. 19, 2014 - In: Off Topic / Freestyle

Anyone out their able to do this and how?Got any good tips? Where to start?

School Curriculum

School Curriculum 9 comments

By Katy S on Oct. 18, 2014 - In: Off Topic / Freestyle

Im curious, what do you think is missing from your child's school curriculum? I think it would be great to teach children more about nutrition...

Old Time Family Favourite Movies

Old Time Family Favourite Movies 10 comments

By Katy S on Oct. 18, 2014 - In: Off Topic / Freestyle

Just wondering what your family favourite movies are? Usually we just default with the movies on Netflix or whatever is on the new release shelf - but I'd like to get back to seeing some ...

Apologies.. should you force your children to?

Apologies.. should you force your children to? 18 comments

By user_8828 on Oct. 18, 2014 - In: Parenting and Relationships

My husband and I have different views around forcing our children to say they are "sorry" when an apology would be an appropriate response. I'm not a big fan of forced apologies, but I also ...

To spank, or not to spank: that is the question

To spank, or not to spank: that is the question 9 comments

By user_8828 on Oct. 18, 2014 - In: Parenting and Relationships

Hi guys, Carol here—long time user, first time poster. So, I just read this article in NY Mag on the subject of spanking, and wanted to see what fellow ChatterBlock parents thought about it: http://nymag.com/scienceofus/2014/07/case-against-spanking-it-doesnt-even-work.html ...

Why are some parents against vaccinations?

Why are some parents against vaccinations? 35 comments

By user_8828 on Oct. 18, 2014 - In: Parenting and Relationships

I really don't get it. Are vaccinations really that dangerous or bad? I usually just go with what's recommended by the health professionals.

A good tip for kids doing essays, etc.

A good tip for kids doing essays, etc. 2 comments

By user_8818 on Oct. 17, 2014 - In: Parenting and Relationships

I had a brilliant colleague who was the worst I have encountered at letter, report etc. writing and he would bring or send it to me to "fix". Finally, I told him to read it ...

Dealing with Tantrums ...

Dealing with Tantrums ... 11 comments

By user_8818 on Oct. 17, 2014 - In: Parenting and Relationships

Well, I have a 9 month old who throws really bad tantrums. Our doctor has seen these fits and has agreed that they are tantrums. At 9 months old, what do we do? What has ...

Funding Available for Children’s Recreation Programs

Funding Available for Children’s Recreation Programs 0 comments

By Esquimalt R on Sept. 10, 2014 - In: Off Topic / Freestyle

We have some funding available for those in financial need. Recognizing with the strike the availability for families to register their child in programs such as dance classes or swim lessons might not be available, ...

Birthday party activity suggestions for a 9 year old girl

Birthday party activity suggestions for a 9 year old girl 10 comments

By Jodie V on Aug. 25, 2014 - In: Parenting and Relationships

My daughter is turning 9 and is having a sleep-over birthday party. We are looking for activity suggestions. So far we have: - piñata - Make your own t-shirt - chocolate fondu - finger and ...

Horseback riding in Victoria

Horseback riding in Victoria 1 comment

By user_8233 on Aug. 8, 2014 - In: Off Topic / Freestyle

Hello everyone. Summer in Victoria is so beautiful and we've had great fun with camps and activities throughout the region. This summer, there was one major spoiler in an otherwise perfect run. A friend and ...



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