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Hi guys I wonder what is the schedule for hepatitis B vaccine for an infant in Ontario? Our son was born in the States and had the first hepatitis B vaccine right after birth. The doc there gave us the California Immunization cards and it says there will be two more doses and the second one would be...

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We have an old house with a wonky staircase. I've looked everywhere on-line but cannot find a baby gate with the following dimensions: Height 29 inches Width 23 inches Short of making/altering something ourselves, do you have any suggestions on a baby gate that would fit?

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Hi all, we are total newbies to camping culture but would like to learn to camp with our kids 3 & 5 yrs old. We could borrow a bunch of gear from friends but I would like to ask for your advice about kids' sleeping bags. What differentiates between the Sportchek/Cdn Tire/walmart bag ($30) vs ones fr...

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Hi, my daughter is at a Family day preschool currently. But I am looking for better daycare. I toured Peekaboo at Matheson. They have 24 kids in 1 room which seems too much to me. Does anyone have any reviews or recommendations for good daycares around kennedy and eglington? TIA

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I have bought a Maxi Cosi Max 30 carseat for my newborn baby and now is looking to buy a stroller(big mistake I made is that I bought the car seat first,so the choice of stroller is very limited now). There are just too many to choose and so confused now. First I like Uppa Baby Cruz or Nuna Mixx but...

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Hello RFD, My grandfather recently passed away & at the request​ of my grandmother we are looking for a funeral home that can hold the service in Hakka (a Chinese dialect). I've called around and most only offer Cantonese or Mandarin. Thank you in advance.

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Hi All, I'm looking to buy a child (18 month now) seat for Grandma's car. Extremely rare use, perhaps once a month, travel distance ~ 15 km one way (max). What are the cheapest options for it? Would be just Walmart dot ca (or else?) for ~ 90 CAD? Province - ON. Thanks in advance.

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My 15 mth old toddler is having toddler's diarrhea. He can have up to 10-12 loose stools per day. Peds said that his stomach lining is not matured yet and only time can heal. Blood test and stool check came out ok which is a good thing. Have anyone outhere experience this? Thank you in advance.

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We have an old house with a wonky staircase. I've looked everywhere on-line but cannot find a baby gate with the following dimensions: Height 29 inches Width 23 inches Short of making/altering something ourselves, do you have any suggestions on a baby gate that would fit?

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Way out here in the burbs, there are several brand new schools opening. Our designated school will open just in time for my son to go to K-9 that it offers. The in-laws live in a neighbourhood with an established school. Their stats show 96% of the students achieved the provincial minimum standard. ...

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Hello fellow RFD'ers My wife and I just welcomed our baby boy on July 11th, 2017. There were some hiccups along the way but thankfully, baby and mother are both doing well now. Now that they are healthy, i want to start focusing on the financial aspects a bit more.. What are some things that I shoul...

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Our son is turning 4 and will be going to JK starting September. We've been debating to either send him to a Private Montessori vs Public School. We are in Markham by Markham and Denison Currently he goes to Montessori 3 days a week ( we decided to this route instead of daycare after he turned 3 ) ....

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Just wondering how to properly apply the $31.70 weekly room deduction? Example. How / where would I apply it if I were using the CRA online remittance calculator?

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I've been a bit torn on this one with my SK / Gr. 1. Is there really a point on putting sunscreen on the kids in the morning before school 8:am-ish? The directions indicate to reapply it every 2 hours, so by the time they go out for lunch, it really ...

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Can i get something for $200? My daughter was advised to get eyeglasses to help to correct her lazy eye. Also i read that Essilor have a junior program where with-in 15 month, you can get a new second len under warranty? anyone done that? No extra cost for this coverage?

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Hey all, my lovely wife and I are expecting our first new born next year. We have a 10 yr old dog (30 lbs) that we've spoiled to the end of the earth and I mean spoiled. We've let her jump on couches; she sleeps with us; the full 9. With your first born, did you fellow animal lovers have to do anyth...

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My toddler son has the area above the gums turning kind of black in color. Any recommendations for a good child dentist? Thanks

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I've been a bit torn on this one with my SK / Gr. 1. Is there really a point on putting sunscreen on the kids in the morning before school 8:am-ish? The directions indicate to reapply it every 2 hours, so by the time they go out for lunch, it really ...

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Hello fellow RFD'ers My wife and I just welcomed our baby boy on July 11th, 2017. There were some hiccups along the way but thankfully, baby and mother are both doing well now. Now that they are healthy, i want to start focusing on the financial aspects a bit more.. What are some things that I shoul...

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Hi All, My wife gave birth to our son in Dec, 2016, so she is currently on maternity leave. We just received a childcare benefit payment of $688.84 for Jan and Feb, with a breakdown of what to expect from now until July 2017. The payment is $344.42 per month. So in 2015, my wife filed her income tax...

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We just moved to Canada and looking for a good elementary school for my son, he is 7yrs old so that we can find one condo inside that school boundary. please help us with your thoughts. Thanks

newborn

Is it possible to just get like a Diono convertible from birth and use that until they are toddlers Chicco Nextfit etc. - these newborn seats seem to only last 8 months but cost about 300. Is it really worth it and necessary to get a newborn seat? Seems the main advantage is that they are lighter so...

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Hi, My elder daughter is turning 2 this July and I think its high time I start looking into Pre-schools. Does anybody have any experience, recommendations on a good preschool programs in Mississauga (near Churchill Meadows area)? Also what is an average price per month and what's reasonable to pay ?...

toddlers

Almost 2 year old likes to go on ninja scouting adventures in the middle of the night. Sometimes to our bedroom or bathroom and sometimes downstairs looking for whatever. I'm a little worried he's going to get outside at 3am. He knows how to pull a chair to the door and unlock the deadbolt to get ou...

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Hi, my daughter is at a Family day preschool currently. But I am looking for better daycare. I toured Peekaboo at Matheson. They have 24 kids in 1 room which seems too much to me. Does anyone have any reviews or recommendations for good daycares around kennedy and eglington? TIA

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I moved to BC and we have been using a walk in clinic. My partner is pregnant, so we want to find a family doctor. Unfortunately nearly every clinic I ring says they are not accepting new patients. Can someone please give me advice on how to find a (good) doctor in the Vancouver/LML area, and how to...

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Long story short. I am the biological father of my son. My ex partner has always had the same bf since prior to my sons birth. I paid support for the first 3 years at an astronomical rate (was a business owner and she was forcing me to pay what the business grossed). After that time I told her we we...

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My niece turns 1 in May. My sister is looking to do a restaurant with 60 people (big family consisting of cousins, nieces and nephews from both sides). So since Im on here I thought I'd shoot and see if there are any suggestions ...

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Hi All, I'm looking to buy a child (18 month now) seat for Grandma's car. Extremely rare use, perhaps once a month, travel distance ~ 15 km one way (max). What are the cheapest options for it? Would be just Walmart dot ca (or else?) for ~ 90 CAD? Province - ON. Thanks in advance.

summer camp

Anyone have any recommendations for a week-long STEM/Robotics/ICT summer camp in Vaughan, Thornhill or Richmond Hill for a 13-year old? thanks!