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Late night/24-hour day care?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Robyn Jan 24, 2010. 6 Replies


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Robyn replied to hettie's discussion pediatrician advice and/or recommendation? in the group Duke City Mamas
"This post makes me chuckle because everyone else I know interviewed differed peds and carefully picked one in advance. I forgot until a couple of days before my due date and then I was scrambling. I made an appointment to meet with a doctor my…"
Sep 25, 2011
Jodi replied to Robyn's discussion Baby/kids shoe store? in the group Duke City Mamas
"Zappos in nob hill has a great selection of toddle shoes (soft and sturdy) and,,, One Potata it is up there on Paseo del Norte and...? er... Louisiana?"
Aug 5, 2011
Robyn replied to Robyn's discussion Baby/kids shoe store? in the group Duke City Mamas
"I found that Spain and Eubank one, too, when googling, but I didn't see any such store when I was in the area. I had ordered some Robeez, and they should arrive today. I hope that's a nice in-between while he learns to walk. Maybe for…"
Aug 1, 2011
Chicken girl replied to Robyn's discussion Baby/kids shoe store? in the group Duke City Mamas
"I thought there was a Stride Right place on the West Side of town, just off Coors and Montano in a strip mall. It was called something like "Children's Shoe Store". It looks like there may be one off of Spain and Eubank as well (try…"
Aug 1, 2011
Chris replied to Robyn's discussion Baby/kids shoe store? in the group Duke City Mamas
"Baby Bear on Lomas used to sell Robeez... good shoes with soft soles for walking. There aren't any Stride Rite's or just kids shoes that I can find. Dillard's can measure his feet and they have some cute shoes too- or have them…"
Aug 1, 2011
Robyn added a discussion to the group Duke City Mamas

Baby/kids shoe store?

My 12 month old is just starting to walk, so I guess I better put shoes on him. But he has really wide, short feet, so I have a very hard time finding shoes that fit. I was hoping for a Stride Rite where they could measure and fit him, since he's still not a great walker and could use some good shoes. But I guess there is not one in town. Anyone know of a place I could take him to be measured and fitted properly?
Aug 1, 2011
Robyn replied to Nick Martin's discussion Late night/evening child care in ABQ in the group Duke City Mamas
"I posted this same thing on here several years ago and didn't get many responses. There are two places on Montgomery (Kids Country Club or something like that is one of them) that are open till 10 or so (not late enough for my job). My husband…"
Jun 19, 2011
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"Hello, I saw your kitten post. I'm no expert -- I've had my two cats for 17 years, but Cat #1 acted like that when Cat #2 came along. It may have taken a few weeks, but she got over it. Nowadays, I won't even try to bring new cats in…"
Feb 28, 2010

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At 9:17pm on July 18, 2008, Joe S Sausage said…
Hey Robyn, yeah, the scene w/ franks rescue was crazy, it probably happened in about 6-7 seconds, i was having a hilarious conversation in front of the bakery, great bread, heard this caucaphony of horns, looked in that direction and saw frank tearing ass down the street and hot on his tail was this elderly dude blasting the horn and yelling @ the dog, it was pretty insane, i looked to my left saw my opportunity walked into traffic and lured frank toward me, yup, his little heart was pounding, but as my friend and i were talking i was surprised how fast it came down, if i don't keep frank, we will find a caring home for frank, frank pretty much rocks, have a good one!
At 1:59pm on June 13, 2008, Margie Davis said…
Hi Robyn,
I just wanted to let you know about a new women's cycling group in Albuquerque called Women Riding Well. We have about 25 members and we have classes, rides, clinics and personal training all designed to teach us how to ride.....well! It's a great group of women of all ages, interests and riding abilities and our coach is fabulous. (I'm a fabric artist too, btw) Check out for more information and come on a ride with us sometime!
At 10:17am on June 11, 2008, Angelo Baca said…
You make a good argument Robyn. Along with the idea of 24-hour bus service, maybe some security...
At 7:45pm on June 2, 2008, bonnie said…
Having a friend show you the ropes is even better than the shop guys. Remember, enjoy yourself and have fun!
At 12:21pm on June 2, 2008, bonnie said…
Congrats and kudos to you for jumping on the bicycle!! I totally understand feeling intimidated by all the mechanics of bike maintenance and agree that going to a local shop is a good idea. You can ask to make an appointment at most shops, too. Some friendly, helpful shops are Sportz outdoors on montgomery, High Desert Bicycles on the W side, and Two Wheel Drive on central near UNM. Sportz outdoors and High Desert also do "Divas night" where they do women's specific stuff which may help with stuff like finding the right saddle, etc. Also a little less intimidating with other chica's around. Good luck, and feel free to ask as many questions as you want! Stay safe out there -- bonnie
P.S. Totally love your Etsy store. Muy cute!
At 12:49pm on May 28, 2008, Benny the Icepick said…

LOVED your bike ride story! And if you're ever doubting the efficacy of your helmet, I can show you some of mine that have saved my life.

If I could be so bold, I'd like to recommend that you (well, actually every cyclist) take a Bicycling 101 class put on by the City and by BikeABQ.

Congratulations on your newfound freedom!
At 2:27pm on May 24, 2008, Jill said…
I have no idea. I'm not that familiar with anywhere other than the Central Ave area. I met another girl who is interested in learning how to knit, so I am going to invite her if thats okay.
I will be out of town on Thursday for work, but I should be back by 6:30... maybe we could meet around 7 or 7:30?
At 5:36pm on May 22, 2008, Jill said…
Thursdays would work great for me, I think. Maybe we should tenatively plan on meeting next Thursday? If that works for you, we could post it on the Purls of Wisdom page to see if anyone else would like to meet up. I live downtown; where do you think would be a convienent place to meet? Coffee shops usually work nice for knitting.
At 5:15pm on May 19, 2008, Jill said…
i just moved here and don't know many people, so I am always up for meeting someone for knitting. I travel a lot for work, so I am gone a lot during the week. (This week I'll be gone until Thursday). Maybe we could figure out a day to meet up and then post it to see if anyone else is interested...
At 11:51pm on May 18, 2008, Jill said…
I just checked out your etsy store - you have some really great stuff. Do you order your fabric or get it locally? What kind of dye to you use for your yarn? I have experimented in natural dyeing, but haven't done anything yet this spring.

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