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*~*~* August 2010 *~*~* where does the time go?

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CherryPie3 Mon 18-Apr-11 11:30:24

Only 5 spaces left on the old thread - wonder how long it'll take us to fill ths one up?

Happy chatting

MammaTo2boys Sun 18-May-14 22:09:08

Hi all. It's been a while since I've posted. I was thedogealker originally. Can't believe our little ones will soon be at school. My youngest turns 2 next month. Wow how life really does fly by. I do hope everyone is well.

Hello?? Anybody still here? They're off to school in September sniff, bonkers. We got our first school choice which is great and I'm very excited for her. And we get a proper single bed delivered for her tomorrow, bye bye toddler bed....our babies are all growing up!

lastnightopenedmyeyes Sun 23-Feb-14 08:04:00

Hello! I forgot 2 things.
1. I name changed from vix206 to lastnightopenedmyeyes.
2. Yes I had my little girl on 30 jan grin

She sleeps!! At this stage with DS I was on my knees with tiredness but Olivia is so different. Loving having 2. Hope everyone is ok x

Oh dear just back from docs with DD - she has impetigo and was prescribed antibiotics. The thing is, she's had this several times before and I always ignored it thinking it was just a cold sore blush

CherryPie3 Mon 10-Feb-14 07:48:52

I know MakeTea I can't believe they're 4 this year!!

Nursery fees are extortionate aren't they? I'm desperate to get back into work but I can't afford nursery fees as well... So I'm looking at ridiculous hours instead haha. I've applied to be a community carer. I was a carer in a residential home for the elderly some years ago and loved the job! Got my fingers crossed. smile

And who knows about the pre-menopausal broodiness surge? I hear quite a few people get it... smile

Take care everyone xx

Hello! So you are still here, fantastic! Cherry #4?! Wow. DH is keen for no 3, I am fine with 2. But I am 38 now, will a sudden ore-menopausal broodiness hit me in a couple of years? Who knows. I went back to work after no 2 in October and am loving it though spending a fortune on nursery fees. Can you believe our little ones are starting school this year shock

CherryPie3 Mon 03-Feb-14 15:16:27

Hi Nat smile

I am just deciding to go back to work properly. I have been working at my in laws shop and I'd rather not anymore.
I've even applied to MacDonalds today!! I said I never would but I am in need of a proper wage and they are the only ones recruiting around here. I figure I can at least use it to build up my profile - aiming for store manager eventually.

But it's MacDonalds <Waaah> I am slightly embarrassed.

The things we do for our kiddos. I had a cushy job in a solicitors before I had Corey, nice smart workwear. Now I might end up serving Big Macs. hmm

Lastnight/Vic had her baby girl last week smile Olivia. She is just beautiful!!!!

soontobefatnat Wed 29-Jan-14 22:57:56

Hello! I'm about! I'd been meaning to pop on here for a little while and see if anyone had checked in. Like weehector said a while back, I have such fondness for this thread and its remembers. Reminds me of the glorious, naive days of a first pregnancy and then the shock of the first few PN months!

Lastnight so sorry to hear about your sister. I wonder if you've had your little one now? I hope the world is treating you kindly and lovingly.

Cherry lovely news! 4! Amazing. Go for it. I actually found myself back on mumsnet after googling 'deciding to have third child'. I don't even know who I am anymore! Who googles stuff like that?! Me, apparently. But yes, feeling at turns massively broody and then massively in need of returning to work. I'm a SAHM at the moment. A SAHM who, it seems, cannot make up her mind.

Love to all xx

CherryPie3 Sat 18-Jan-14 16:21:04

I've only just noticed this thread has been ongoing for almost 3 years!! How on earth??! shock
It's the one I bloody started when ds2 was 9 months old. Blimey!!

Anyone about?

CherryPie3 Wed 15-Jan-14 17:39:38

Misty - congratulations on the arrival if your little one!! grinenvythanksthanks

CherryPie3 Wed 15-Jan-14 17:38:18

Hello everyone, gosh it's been a while. I was clearing out my Facebook and came across the group we made while we were all ante-natal rather than post-natal. I was the only member left!! grinsad So I thought I'd pop back to mn to see how you were all doing.

Vix I was so sorry to hear of your sad news. Hope you are healing thanks

I sort of have news too. DH sat me down yesterday and announced he is broody!!!! blushblushblushblushblush

So it appears we shall be ttc#4 quite soon. I haven't quite got over the shock yet, he was very against having a third so for him to suggest a fourth a bordering craziness.

I hope you all had wonderful Christmases and New Years. Much love xxx

lastnightopenedmyeyes Sat 11-Jan-14 08:25:34

A belated happy new year to you all. In now 38 weeks pregnant and hoping for an easier birth this time - any time now! grin

lastnightopenedmyeyes Mon 04-Nov-13 17:36:08

Thanks both and huge congratulations Misty!! So happy for you. I still can't imagine having 2! smile

Mistyshore Mon 04-Nov-13 15:07:24

lastnight I'm sorry for your loss.

Ds2 is now 4 days old, a dream delivery and I was home the same day. Ds is a proud big brother but a little bit unsure when it comes down to it. Early days yet and he's starting to show more of an interest smile

That is too sad. Looking forward to hearing news of your little girl and hope she brings you all some light in these dark days x

lastnightopenedmyeyes Sun 03-Nov-13 17:01:59

She had recently been diagnosed with borderline personality disorder and was behaving strangely. She ran away and was missing for 5 days before we heard the news. I still haven't accepted it to be honest... She was 41.

This pregnancy so far has been easier than with DS. I am having a girl this time, due 22 January grin x

Oh lastnight I am so sorry to hear that, such sad tragic news. That must be hell for you and your family. Had she been ill? You don't have to answer that. Christ, bloody awful.

I hope your new baby brings you much joy, not long to go now. Have you been feeling well? Xx

lastnightopenedmyeyes Sun 03-Nov-13 15:07:17

MakeTea I'm well thank you (Vix here - name changed). Had a terrible few weeks, my sister committed suicide sad so it has been awful but everything is ok with pregnancy. 11 weeks to go...

Vix how are you? And misty - has your baby arrived? I've just gone back to work after my second round of mat leave boo!

soontobefatnat Tue 06-Aug-13 22:06:00

Hello, hello! I am over the moon to check back in and see the thread simmering away! Excellent. Mistyshore couldn't agree with you more about being a bit freaked out when I meet kids who are going to be in Eli's school year who are almost a solid year older. They seem like grown ups! Eli's birthday is 30th August, so it really is about the youngest you can get. He's starting nursery in September with his 15 free hours and I think it's going to be tough going the first few weeks. Months. Whatever! He's just not happy in a crowd. And, my goodness, he will be wearing a uniform! At three! falls into a faint

Hmmm, how are we doing on Weehectors scaleometer? Terribly. If you'd asked me before I had number 2, I would have done a lot better on food (organic, cooked from scratch, great variety) and telly (used as a treat when ill). Now I have a toddler who eats fish fingers and baked beans and asks for ketchup with everything (help!) who gives me murderous looks when he sees chickpeas going into his dinner, whilst at the same time screeching at me to watch his favourite Bob The Builder episodes. Standards have fallen. Massively. Heh. I'm hoping to get my shit together again when he is in nursery and my youngest is asleep to get my cooking mojo back. The telly, alas, may be here to stay.

What else? He's quite clumsy, bless him, but finally getting to grips with his scooter and balance bike now that he's had a little growth spurt and is a bit taller. He really loves books and would be happy if we sat for an hour at a time reading. He has memorised his favourites - actually, he's even memorised the library books we got out on Friday, so that's a bit scary. We've got a bit of an American flavour to our books - Dr Seuss, Maurice Sendak, loving Jon Klassen's stuff (on a side note, if your kids enjoy books a bit spooky, rush out and get Lemony Snickett's book called The Dark which is illustrated by Jon Klassen. Best book of the year!!) but also all the Gruffalo-related ones, my old Richard Scarry's, Meg and Mog and...well, loads.

OK, 10pm is past my bedtime. The kids wake up between 5am and 5.30am which is BRUTAL. I must have done something bad in a former life.

Much love to you all. x

Mistyshore Mon 29-Jul-13 16:39:16

Hello everyone,

I was on the thread under a different name and can't remember what it was I'm blaming baby brain as ds 2 is due in October.

B is still not potty trained and has changed from a perfect sleeper to a regular visitor in my bed. B now refers to the spare room as "daddy's room"- I have no idea how we managed to conceive this one!

He loves pretend play and acts out his books from memory with props and big bows when he finishes. He can count to about 15 and recognises most of his letters and numbers. B is a whizz on the iPad and can search for his programmes on the iplayer by memorising the sequence of the buttons (either that or he's learnt to read on the quiet and doesn't want to tell us).

He's starting preschool in September (could have started him at Easter but decided he was too young). I worry about him being so young compared to other children in his school year. My friends son is 4 in October and will be in B's year at school and the difference between them in development is huge.

Lovely to hear everyone's news smile

OMG hi everyone! So good to hear from you all! Congratulations vix great news and to you too Marzi!

Little T is almost 10 months now, cruising, sleeping pretty well and proudly the bearer of two little teeth. S turns 3 at the end of August and is a total joy - precocious, gorgeous and madly loves her baby brother. Also aggravating, frustrating and prone to massive meltdowns. Like some of you, more chocolate biscuits and TV has crept into our lives than I originally anticipated and was really quite sniffy about these things - the arrival of no 2 soon knocked me off my high horse.

DH talks about no 3 but I'm really not sure. I'm 38 next birthday and found the 2 year gap very hard in the early months. I'm also looking forward to returning to work in October.

DH and I are going to Mexico for a week in November - without the kids. Not sure how I feel about that!

vix206 Tue 23-Jul-13 20:41:06

Marzi! Not Marxi. Silly iPhone grin

H007 Mon 22-Jul-13 09:37:56

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vix206 Thu 18-Jul-13 14:28:52

Hey everyone! Congrats to Marxi grin

I was very lucky, after my miscarriage in march we fell pregnant again and now I'm 13 weeks pregnant. Had the scan on Monday and all is well smile

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