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The 9th Broadly Gemini Bus - the one with first birthdays!

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Lorelei353 Wed 14-May-14 13:53:54

Ooh Inge to start a new thread. So if the last one was the one where they don't sleep, then they'll start to sleep now, yes?

I go back to work next Weds Kitty. DS started properly today. Full day today, tomorrow and Friday. I've just done a lovely yoga class and am using the next few days to have lunches, get hair cut etc. miss DS though. sad

pear definitely want to hear all TTC details! I'm beginning to accept that I will do it all again but not yet!

Marking my spot smile, lucky you lor all that me time, make the most of it!!

It's good to miss the little ones! Finally get a chance to reclaim your identity and take some time for yourself. Sounds like you've got all sorts of great plans lined up! It feels like I'm missing something whenever M isn't with me, it's still hard to get used to when she's in daycare.... which a new development has just come up with ours. The drop-in gal we were using (who has been fantastic by the way) has decided to take a new baby full-time and now there isn't room for M to come occasionally anymore. There can only be 2 under the age of 2 and there is already a full-time infant there who is 8 months. How irrational is it to hate a baby? B/c I'm hating the baby whose taking our nice, cozy, and convenient spot. angry M can't start at the Montessori where the boys go until she's 16 months so now I'm kind of back at square-one. The nanny is great but she's SO EXPENSIVE. Grrrrr...

<grumbling over>

I've got baby fever really bad right now. What is wrong with me?? It's not like I don't see pregnant women every day and babies getting pushed out 4x a month to remind me of how much work it was last time.... geesh. hmm

Me too bring, me too, why is it we the ones who arnt surposed to have any more are desperate and those that can arnt bothered lol

peardrop2 Wed 14-May-14 18:58:12

Phew found u!

Ahh Lor that sounds like a really nice few days and well deserved!!

Bring ~ you're funny smile You would think, you out of all of us would be the least broody!

I spent a small fortune on icing stuff today for bpears cake. I am a crazy fool as he won't even be eating it. He'll see the photo though in years to come wink The pressure is now on as I've never done this before shock

I'm now having doubts about becoming a bfeeding volunteer. Might not be the right time as I have no present child care and If I am going to get pregnant again it's a lot to commit to without really knowing what lies ahead. Hmmmm. I kind of thought it started now but training starts now and I won't be needed until January! Seems v far away!

peardrop2 Wed 14-May-14 20:14:18

Hahhah that is true kitty! Sod's law wink

What kind if cake arroyo making pear? I think toucan allow baby pear a little bit surley! It is his bday!! grin

peardrop2 Wed 14-May-14 21:53:30

I'm making vanilla sponge with jam and his fav toys in fondant icing. I am swapping half caster sugar with Trex to make it a bit more natural so he can have a small slice without the icing smile

Jeeeeeze pear. That's a lot of pressure on you! M is getting a cupcake made out of all sorts of non-sweet and delicious things (courgette, applesauce, carrots, etc). and that's about the extent of that. When she's in bed we'll be feasting on chocolate cake grin Muwahaha.

What does a breastfeeding volunteer do? Is it the same as a LLL leader?

Frusso Wed 14-May-14 23:24:11

Birthday cake. Eek. I've only just wrapped his presents and it's his birthday in 39 minutes. I forgot to get a card too. What sort of crappy parent am I? sad maybe we'll choose one together tomorrow when we choose his cake. By we, I meane and ds, since dh is working all day (as a chef)[Wink] and dds are at school.

Frusso Wed 14-May-14 23:25:53

Maybe I could argue that it's not technically his birthday until 5.24pm. That buys me more time right?

Frusso Thu 15-May-14 00:02:12

We official have the 1st bus birthday ��

AGnu Thu 15-May-14 00:21:08

Happy birthday FrusBoy! grin cake

Lorelei353 Thu 15-May-14 01:55:45

Happy birthday! A first birthday already. grin

Happy happy birthday!! So exciting!

Frusso Thu 15-May-14 07:25:16

Dd1 is more excited than ds. Q
Aquarius

Happy birthday frus grin
What has the little guy got? I've got kitten nothing confused
I've got to say you girls have made me laugh with you healthy half a slice with no icing lol if I tried to con kitten off with something like that when the others are eating proper cake she'd make merry hell! By there second birthday if you've kept them away from crap I'll be very impressed, I may have got to about 10 months before kittens allready had chocolate, Ice cream and biscuits, I will add not usually given to her by me but non the less I've obviously failed

Frusso Thu 15-May-14 08:34:52

Not sure where "Q aquarius" came from. confused

Oh and I had allready guessed your partner must be a chef toowink. Lol

AGnu Thu 15-May-14 10:55:47

I could cry. The GP put me on erythromycin for my bleapharitis & after taking it for just a couple of days I feel sick & have a rash. I'm already allergic to penicillin, I'm running out of ABs! Poor kid's are stuck in their rooms because I just can't deal with them right now. I'm sipping water & nibbling crackers but it's not helping much! sad

Sorry, today's not a day for a pity party, there's a birthday to celebrate! grin Calf had his first cake for his first birthday, Runt's already had some because he grabbed my hand & lunged! Definitely a determined child! Calf's so excited about Runt's birthday. He keeps singing at him & saying he'll blow out the candle! We're having a joint dedication & birthday celebration on the 25th but his birthday isn't until June 9th. We've already got his present though. I saw a car which converts from a rocker into a car/walker on eBay. Needs a good wash but he won't know it's second-hand! Poor child is fed up of being stuck in his pram when we're in the garden so this'll be a good way of stopping him eating mud again keeping him contained while providing him with more perceived freedom! Multiple relatives are getting him duplo so I think we're going to be inundated! Maybe we'll have enough that I can build a small play fort for them & we can play sieges where I trap them inside the duplo box for a while as a 'game'! wink

AGnu Thu 15-May-14 10:58:35

I do feel the need to clarify - Runt did not eat mud on my watch... Nor did he fall off the bed twice... Perhaps I should sack DH, or only allow supervised contact... I might trap them behind stair gates when I can't pay them attention but at least they're usually safe! wink

Frusso Thu 15-May-14 13:04:06

Oh no agnu, I hope there is something you can have without being more sick by taking it.

Ds has a kermit the frog cake, that he chose. He's been cake eating for a while now. Although I do usually eat the icing for him. But that's more because I like the icing. wink
He has a scramblebug, a fire engine, little tikes cube slide, hen friends, and tracker and trailer toy. And a couple of jigsaws. (the cube slide was 2nd hand, as I refuse to pay those prices for something that sits in the garden and gets rained on)
Dm sent a cheque. Dpils haven't brought their pink and purple purchase round yet. wink grin

Frusso Thu 15-May-14 16:25:39

Agnu, ds tries to eat anything he can find on the floor. He was chomping on sand at the childminders (and the nursery). Dd2 was once caught trying to eat snails. envy

M is my human-hoover too. She'll eat anything off the floor and quite enjoys sampling rocks and sticks but this kid will not even take a bite of cucumber or sugar snap peas. I have such a goofy little girl.

That's really horrible that you're reacting to so many antibiotics Agnu! I know that a lot of people who are allergic to other antibx seem to do okay with zithromax. Have you tried this one yet?

Sounds like a super fun birthday for our first 1 year old on the bus!

Kitty, we are just very conscious of what's in our foods for the whole family. Sugar makes my kids into little psychos, they are extremely sensitive to even small amounts... and so we just all really limit the amount of refined sugars that we eat through the day.

Frusso Fri 16-May-14 17:45:25

Hello. It's Friday. Yay!

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