Northern Mom

You'll find topics of all kinds I'm sure! I only wish that I had more time to devote to blogging. Maybe some day when Jo is a little older I'll be able to do daily entries....maybe

The WeatherPixie
Some Favourite Blogs
  • Postcards from the Mothership
  • Blog Pourri
  • The Emma Report
  • Life is the beach
  • Hanging in there
  • Silver Creek Musings
  • the thinking square
  • So Close
  • The Infertile Turtle
  • Ordinary Stuff
  • Molly Misadventure
  • a peek inside the fish bowl
  • All The Blogs I Read
    Knitting Links
    Learn to Make it
  • Top Secret Recipes
  • Recipe Goldmine
  • Saturday, March 24, 2007
    First IVF Babies in Canada turn 25
    See the story here!
    posted by Northern Mom @ 5:41 p.m.   2 comments
    Tuesday, March 20, 2007
    Monday Meme

    Tagged by Sharon...Here goes

    One Word Meme Monday

    1. Where is your cell phone?

    2. Your Vehicle?


    3. Your hair?

    4.Your mother?

    5. Your father?

    6. Your favorite thing?

    7. Your dream last night?

    8. Your favorite drink?

    10. The room you’re in?

    11. Your ex?

    12. You are?

    13. What do you want to be in 10 years?

    14. Who did you hang out with today?

    15. What you’re not?

    16. Muffins?

    17. One of your wish list items?

    18. Where is the ______ ?

    19. The last thing you did?

    20. What are you wearing?

    21. Your favorite TV show?

    22. Your pet(s)?

    23. Your computer?

    24. Your life?

    25. Your mood?

    26. Missing?

    27. What are you thinking about right now?

    28. Your Shoes?

    29. Your work?

    30. Your summer?

    31. Your favorite color?

    32. Tag?


    posted by Northern Mom @ 10:06 p.m.   4 comments
    Sunday, March 18, 2007
    March 18th!

    18 March 1968

    Your date of conception was on or about 26 June 1967 which was a Monday.

    You were born on a Monday under the astrological sign Pisces.Your Life path number is 9.
    Life Path Compatibility:You are most compatible with those with the Life Path numbers 3, 6 & 9.
    You should get along well with those with the Life Path numbers 1 & 5.
    You may or may not get along well with those with the Life Path numbers 2, 7 & 11.You are least compatible with those with the Life Path numbers 4, 8 & 22.

    The Julian calendar date of your birth is 2439933.5.
    The golden number for 1968 is 12.
    The epact number for 1968 is 0.
    The year 1968 was a leap year.

    Your birthday falls into the Chinese year beginning 1/30/1968 and ending 2/16/1969.
    You were born in the Chinese Year of the Monkey.
    Your Native American Zodiac sign is Wolf; your plant is Plantain.
    You were born in the Egyptian month of Pachons, the first month of the season of Shomu (Harvest).
    Your date of birth on the Hebrew calendar is 19 AdarI 5728.
    Or if you were born after sundown then the date is 20 AdarI 5728.

    The Mayan Calendar long count date of your birthday is which is12 baktun 17 katun 14 tun 10 uinal 9 kin
    The Hijra (Islamic Calendar) date of your birth is Monday, 18 Dhi'l-Hijjih 1387 (1387-12-18).
    The date of Easter on your birth year was Sunday, 14 April 1968.
    The date of Orthodox Easter on your birth year was Sunday, 21 April 1968.T
    he date of Ash Wednesday (the first day of Lent) on your birth year was Wednesday 28 February 1968.
    The date of Whitsun (Pentecost Sunday) in the year of your birth was Sunday 2 June 1968.
    The date of Whisuntide in the year of your birth was Sunday 9 June 1968.
    The date of Rosh Hashanah in the year of your birth was Monday, 23 September 1968.
    The date of Passover in the year of your birth was Saturday, 13 April 1968.
    The date of Mardi Gras on your birth year was Tuesday 27 February 1968.
    As of 3/18/2007 9:37:46 PM ESTYou are 39 years old.
    You are 468 months old.You are 2,035 weeks old.
    You are 14,244 days old.You are 341,877 hours old.
    You are 20,512,657 minutes old.
    You are 1,230,759,466 seconds old.

    Celebrities who share your birthday:
    Adam Levine (1979)
    Devin Lima (1977)
    Dane Cook (1972)
    Queen Latifah (1970)
    Bonnie Blair (1964)
    Vanessa Williams (1963)
    Irene Cara (1959)
    Brad Dourif (1950)
    Wilson Pickett (1941)
    Charlie Pride (1938)
    F.W. deKlerk (1936)
    John Updike (1932)
    George Plimpton (1927)
    Peter Graves (1926)
    Edward Everett Horton (1886)
    Grover Cleveland (1837)

    Your age is the equivalent of a dog that is 5.57495107632094 years old. (You're still chasing cats!)
    There are 366 days till your next birthday on which your cake will have 40 candles.
    Those 40 candles produce 40 BTUs,or 10,080 calories of heat (that's only 10.0800 food Calories!) .
    You can boil 4.57 US ounces of water with that many candles.

    In 1968 there were approximately 3.7 million births in the US.
    In 1968 the US population was approximately 179,323,175 people, 50.6 persons per square mile.
    In 1968 in the US there were approximately 1,800,000 marriages (9.3%) and 479,000 divorces (2.5%)In 1968 in the US there were approximately 1,712,000 deaths (9.5 per 1000)
    In the US a new person is born approximately every 8 seconds.
    In the US one person dies approximately every 12 seconds.
    In 1968 the population of Australia was approximately 12,145,582.In 1968 there were approximately 240,906 births in Australia.
    In 1968 in Australia there were approximately 106,345 marriages and 10,731 divorces.
    In 1968 in Australia there were approximately 109,547 deaths.

    Your birthstone is Aquamarine -->
    The Mystical properties of Aquamarine
    Aquamarine is often used to experience love and mercy. It is said to help ease depression and grief.Some lists consider these stones to be your birthstone. (Birthstone lists come from Jewelers, Tibet, Ayurvedic Indian medicine, and other sources)
    Jade, Rock Crystal, Bloodstone

    Your birth tree is
    Lime Tree, the Doubt

    Accepts what life dishes out in a composed way, hates fighting, stress and labour, tends to laziness and idleness, soft and relenting, makes sacrifices for friends, many talents but not tenacious enough to make them blossom, often wailing and complaining, very jealous, loyal.
    There are 282 days till Christmas 2007!
    There are 295 days till Orthodox Christmas!
    The moon's phase on the day you wereborn was waning gibbous.

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    Birthday Calculator
    posted by Northern Mom @ 9:45 p.m.   5 comments
    Wednesday, March 07, 2007
    Summer Games 2016?
    Walking on the beam, doing Dip Walks

    Hanging from the bar. She had to climb the ramp and pull herself to the bar

    Skin the cats are her favourite

    Trampoline is a huge hit too.

    We are done gymnastics for this year. Tomorrow we start swimming lessons and will hopefully do 2 sessions before summer starts. She's had a grand time going since September, but time to get ready for summer!

    posted by Northern Mom @ 10:08 p.m.   4 comments
    Tuesday, March 06, 2007
    Tired...Just Plain Old Tired
    I have no energy or time it seems.
    It feels like I've had to wash bedsheets almost every morning...oh..... wait that's cause I have been...3 of the 4 last nights Jo has wet the bed. I'm tired of changing her bed. We are back to plastic and towels under her sheet
    I'm tired of getting up in the morning and going to work. I'm getting really tired of some of the people I work with...whole other topic
    I'm tired of being the Heavy with Jo
    I'm tired of being the one to take her everywhere. Tonight was the last night of gymnastics, swimming starts on Thursday and our regular bowling on Saturday morning.
    We changed benefit companies at really bites
    I think I'm having some "SAD" issues and meds aren't really working
    Did I mention that Jo and I aren't on the new benefit plan yet? An will be corrected

    I need a "me" day in the worst way.

    Sorry for bitching...just wanted you to know that I'm still around....
    posted by Northern Mom @ 9:54 p.m.   5 comments
    About Me

    Name: Northern Mom
    Home: Northern Ontario, Canada
    About Me: There isn't too much to tell. I'm Mommy to Jo, wife to Hubby. I'm the oldest of 3 siblings and 4 step siblings, Auntie to a whole bunch of kids and Great Auntie to a few as well! I'm back to working 9-5 with no weekends or nights so keeping up with everything is a challenge!
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