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November 2008. Almost 4.5 and counting down to school <gulp>

(71 Posts)
LeggaDAISYcal Fri 22-Mar-13 23:36:05

Ta Da grin

Notsoblonde Fri 22-Mar-13 23:44:04

Yay! We are back grin! I am L S and M is going to school in August! Eek, my baby, I actually can't believe it. We had a bit of a mishap this week, she split her head at her cm's it was tiny but would not stop bleeding, so a trip to minor injuries was required and she got some magic glue, that stuff is amazing.

whoneedstosleep Fri 22-Mar-13 23:48:37

Woohoo thanks daisy smile
I'm J A with E!
He is currently retching into a basin beside me in bed. His lovely 8 month old brother has shared his sickness bug!
Glad M is ok!

ShiftyFades Fri 22-Mar-13 23:50:21

I'm NB, was MummyNic grin

We've just booked a 2 week all inclusive holiday gringringrin I was panicking about getting one holiday in before we are forced to pay school holiday prices next year angry

Notsoblonde Fri 22-Mar-13 23:54:08

Ooh that's not so good sleep hope you don't catch it too, and E gets better soon!
Thanks for starting the thread daisy
shifty I have seen your name about here ;)

LeggaDAISYcal Sat 23-Mar-13 00:18:24

love the name shifty grin

I fancy a name change, but I have been a daisy for so long I wouldn't know where to start! JJ for those who have forgotten!

Ouch, poor M! superglue, incidentally was invented by the American military precisely for dealing with field injuries...according to my DH (who is no less boring than ever he was <sigh>)

Bleargh to sickness bugs

Fin is soooo ready for school, but at our school nursery and reception are all part of the same open plan unit and they have family groups of 15 reception and 10 nursery children so it won't be much of a change for him. I've requested a change of group as, come September, he'll have been there almost two full academic years anyway and a change will do him good I reckon. My main worry is that by the time his reception year is over he will be bored rigid!

And he is still a rubbish sleeper <yawn>

ShiftyFades Sat 23-Mar-13 00:30:53

Poorly DCs and sleepless nights... We could have had the very same thread 3 years ago!! grin

J sleeps ok, I think growth spurts unsettle him. He's just had a few weeks of multi awakenings. He's up to my bazookas now but I am a short arse shock

ShiftyFades Sat 23-Mar-13 00:31:47

I've spent 5 years wanting a "cool" name and I think I've finally got one. Must make sure I don't out myself wink

ceebeegeebies Sat 23-Mar-13 07:16:08

morning smile

CB here though haven't name changed as have been this for so long it would feel strange!!

S still feels very much a baby to me and compared to other children his speech is still very babyish which I am concerned about sad his vocab is amazing but the way he talks is like a 3 year old. I think I am going to wait till he starts school and see if they think there is an issue...do you all think that is ok or should I be doing something now?

Other than that life is pretty good smile both my boys sleep well albeit with 6 o clock starts most mornings wink

Shifty - we have booked our first all inclusive holiday abroad too. I am ridiculously excited about it grin Where are you going? We are off to Benalmadena in Aug (due to J being at school already). We go on the saturday before the bank holiday and come back on 3rd Sept so it will give S a clear break from finishing nursery and starting school smile

Have a good weekend all

whoneedstosleep Sat 23-Mar-13 07:16:22

E is in bed with us by morning most nights. Ah well he hopefully won't be doing it when he's 15!

Where you going on holiday shifty?
We are off to Lara Beach in Turkey in May. Went in 2010 and it was really child friendly.

E can't wait for primary 1, they have already been visiting from preschool one morning a week.

whoneedstosleep Sat 23-Mar-13 07:18:12

Oh I've been there ceebee it's nice and a short flight!

You could maybe ask the HV for their opinion on speech but i probably wouldn't be too worried.

AutumnLady Sat 23-Mar-13 07:30:41

'Ello you lot! smile

Still under this name as do a lot of lurking - work too busy as Shifty can attest to ;)

J going in September and have only applied to the one school I would like him to go to! Should be fine as it's close by and has been under subscribed but a little nervous now...!

Good to see you all!

Notsoblonde Sat 23-Mar-13 07:40:40

We have just moved house again, this is the last though, no more! So no holiday for us this year.

M is completely fine now but is telling the story to everyone grin.

Ceebee, my friends dc had same issue she took her dc to gp to see if it was a hearing issue, had ears syringed etc and been referred for hearing test but don't think there was anything and gp advised just to wait till school and hopefully it will improve.

Think we are going to see wreck it Ralph today, after I go and get my first session of microdermabrasion, has anyone had it? Am a bit worried I will look like Samantha from satc after she has her chemical peel grin

whoneedstosleep Sat 23-Mar-13 07:55:20

Nice to we you too autumn smile

Where you getting that done blonde? One of our consultants does similar with a laser.
It shouldn't go red with microdermabrasion.
Wreck it Ralph is good!

ShiftyFades Sat 23-Mar-13 08:35:35

DH and I went to Side in Turkey before J was born, Antalya isn't a bad flight. I saw a couple of holidays in Lara Beach that we almost booked but then my Dad fell ill and all talk of holiday stopped.

Anyway, after 3 months of procrastinating we are going to Crete grin we can ill afford it but I just don't care! We've had building works going on since 1st Oct confused yes, we need to by and decorate rooms as we reshuffle the bungalow but hey, that'll always need doing.
6 months of building plus 1 month of ill Dad = 2 week away in my book grin

ShiftyFades Sat 23-Mar-13 08:36:21

buy carpets

ceebeegeebies Sat 23-Mar-13 08:50:17

Whoneeds - it was the 2 hour flight that attracted me to it...don't think I could cope with any longer wink

Hadn't even thought about the HV tbh but even if I did, S is so shy that he just wouldn't speak when they came round to see him <sigh> Nursery haven't mentioned anything to me but as good as they are with the children I don't think they are qualified to spot these things. I really don't know what to do!!

Shifty - hope ur dad is ok now?

Autumn - lovely to hear from you smile do you work with Shifty then?

AutumnLady Sat 23-Mar-13 10:49:05

Hi ceebee - no I don't work with shifty but was down her way for an infamous by election recently. Was going to try and have a cuppa with her but I was kept busy delivering leaflets!

J is also a fairly rubbish sleeper - starts off in my bed, I hoof him back to his then he come back at about 5.30am! He is very excited by school though and tells me he will sleep in his own bed when he's 5 and at school!

MN here.
Same name as always.
We are going to Staithes for our holidays. Haha, not quite an all inclusive somewhere abroad!
But we love Old Jacks Boat and I thought, heck, why not?
it will be a long haul for us. about 8 hours by car I should think. We will do it over two days though by staying with my Dbro in Edinburgh, as we pass.

My DH is working away from home these days so we are all getting used to the new dynamics.
Yes, I am tired!
No, I am not getting Any crafting done sad

ah well.
Not sure if J is ready for school, but then not sure he isn't either.
B was more than ready but J just doesn't seem fussed, which is good, I guess.
sorry guys, I have two heavy sleepers here. once they're down they're down.

J was actually woken the other night by his sisters 'noring' she sleeps so deeply!

LadyBuzz Sat 23-Mar-13 13:10:40

Hello ladies smile same name here too (PN with J) its so long since I was on here I forgot my password!

J is ready for school but like Daisy we have a combined nursery/reception which he has been going to for over a year so will hopefully just settle straight in.

We are also off all inclusive to Majorca in 9 weeks - I can't wait, 2013 has not been the best year so far for us.

I love seeing all the photos on FB of the 'babies' getting bigger and bigger grin

It does not seem like over 4 years!!

LadyBuzz Sat 23-Mar-13 13:11:33

oooh just thought i'm TN on FB - you would think i'd know my own name!!

ceebeegeebies Sat 23-Mar-13 19:13:24

Ladybuzz I knew who you were and then got confused by your initials until it clicked wink Sorry 2013 has been sh*t so far - hope it improves and at least you have something to look forward to with your holiday.

I have been unsure if S is ready for school but recently he seems to have turned a corner - even my mum commented a couple of weeks ago about how he appears to have grown up suddenly and is clearly ready for school (apart from the speech obviously). I am SO glad he was born in November and not July/August as he wouldn't definitely not have been ready last September!! Just counting down the weeks until I am not paying nursery fees any longer wink

openerofjars Sat 23-Mar-13 20:03:32

Hi all,

RN with F and now R here!

Nice to see you here as well, but I am totally unable to connect this place with FB in my brain so please don't get offended if I get it wrong.

DS is not quite ready yet for school, unless they are used to little boys who only want to talk about dinosaurs for hours on end and then jump around lots, but I'm hoping this is normal. He is bright but has no idea how to behave, although he seems like every other 4yo when you look round a playground, so he should be okay. Not long until we find out which school, eh?

It seems so bizarre that they were ever tiny weeny babies, doesn't it? grin. I keep telling DS that he was just as daft and tiny as DD once but he doesn't believe me.

At present we mostly have colds and 8 inches of snow, so have been trapped indoors for a week and feeling it. DS deliberately opened the landing stair gate this afternoon while I was putting a wash on downstairs and DD fell down three steps. Nothing broken but yikes. I've never run so fast as when I heard the gate go and then bump bump waah.

I've come up with a coping mechanism at moments like this which is to remember that a four year old is like me in some ways but that in others he is more like a tiny drunk person and in many ways behaving rationally is not part of his culture. He's on an exchange programme with the adult world, but we get to keep him and hope that some of his enthusiasm and joy for life rubs off on us in return for civilising him.

whoneedstosleep Sat 23-Mar-13 20:07:51

I have been learning about the age thing for Primary 1 down south. There can be some who have just turned 4 , is that right?

DS is definitely going, he will be the youngest in his class but the nursery teachers seem to think he'll be ok as he's quite confident and outgoing. Fingers crossed.

It has been the house of sick here today. DS1 was sick last night then DH started this morning. I had to hire a carpet shampooer this morning after Ewan not making the bathroom!

Off to bed now incase it's another long night.

whoneedstosleep Sat 23-Mar-13 20:10:35

That's a very good way of looking at it jars!
F sounds exactly like E! Who doesn't want to read the dinosaur book 30 times every day!??

Glad your DD is ok, I have all that to come!! DS not quite crawling but won't be long.

Oblomov Sun 24-Mar-13 07:39:45

Count me in.
It is only a few weeks to. We get school results.
I was pg with ds2 just before ds1 started school. I was off work, fully paid. And my mum said to make sure I really enjoyed this time with him, just before school starts because its a very precious time. So I am doing that with ds2. I just can't get enough of him.
You all going to have to give me more clues about about who you were before, coz I can't work out all these name hanged smile

Hello all, it's a while since I've seen this on active threads! I was never a big part of the MN group but I have a lot of you as friends on FB although haven't gone through to check initials - I know Daisy, thanks for the wii!! smile
I just had a family celebration on FB yesterday and I was showing off my -rubbish home made cakes grin
It's scary how quickly they've gone from tiny babies to nearly ready for school isn't it?? I've been thinking about an all inclusive too but just don't know where to start location wise!

Rosa Sun 24-Mar-13 09:05:05

Found you ....minirosa is already in a kind of preschool that goes until they are 5 then she starts school. The last year so from Sept its play mixed with preperation for elementarty. Having to write , colour in lines, use scissors, sit for more than 5 minutes etc its quite good I think as it breaks them in a bit and there is still lots of play. My eldest started elementary here last Sept and is now reading and writing great. last night she read 2 pages of the dreaded fairy books. I was / am so proud as we had stopped 'learning" english since September and she just got one with it. Some of the ch/th/sh she got a bit wrong but otherwise it was great!!!
Minirosa has had scarlett fever - it is doing the rounds here but seeing as we knew it was about it was caught early . I probably would not have gone to the doc as she had a temp and a sore throat but it was when the red marks came up I was a bit hmm ..so off we went - a throat swab later and she is now on 10 days of Antibiotics..... Will come back and catch up later.....waves to everybody!

LeggaDAISYcal Sun 24-Mar-13 11:41:08

ooooh, hello everyone smile lovely to see everyon in the pne place again grin

We#re also going to Staithes it is our favourite UK destination and has been for many years. Twinkling's visit aside wink, I'm worried it will become a tourist mecca after Old JAck's Boat and lose it's "get away from it all" appeal like Balamory did for Tobermory! We're also staying next door to Old Jack's cottage so am envisaging hoardes of children with cameras outsied "our" door from dawn to dusk.

Would love to take my lot abraod, but I am under strict "stay out of the sun" orders from my rheumatologist and a family of five is a lot harder and more expensive to find accommodation for!

typing is a bit rubbish, so apologies...fat fingers today!

ceebeegeebies Sun 24-Mar-13 13:39:30

Hi everyone smile

I did wonder what Old Jacks Boat was but have realised from Daisys post...never watched it which probably explains my confused

Opener not sure if this is going to make you feel better but I would be surprised if a day has gone by where J hasn't tried to hurt S in some way hmm His favourite trick is to stick his leg out as S walks past...doesn't help that S is the clumsiest 4 year old EVER wink However, they totally adore each other the rest of the time and love sitting next to each other on the sofa snuggling (so cute!) so I am guessing it is just what siblings do (I bloody hope so anyway!!)

foxbasealpha Sun 24-Mar-13 14:53:40

hello!! KP here (formerly londonboots - it's been so long, can't even remember why i changed...)

our news in brief - moving back to Australia in 9 days (eek!!) and 25 weeks pregnant with #3! timing not brilliant in that regard, but it's just worked out this way...all well. and it's a girl.

ceebee (MN really needs the @, right?!) on the speech thing, we've been quite worried about M too. according to my sister in law (a speech therapist) in Aus (via Skype) and a speech therapist brought in by the nursery (from the council), what he does is a really common problem called 'fronting' (interestingly, his best friend at nursery has the exact opposite problem). anyway, both said it usually resolved itself but it can help to have some speech therapy before starting school as if it causes an issue being understood then that can cause other issues... we had just arranged a referral via the nursery and then we confirmed our relocation back to Aus...but we are planning to get some speech therapy when we are back in Aus. hope that helps?

the school year in Aus is calendar year, so M will start school at the end of Jan 2014. this is good (as he'll be a bit older and there's a real movement in Aus to push back school until kids are older, similar to many parts of Europe) and bad (as at this stage, have no childcare in Aus...) will be an interesting time...newborn, 4yo, 2yo...DH working new, busy job....i hope this was all a good idea!!

Aw, I am we'll jealous Foxbase, I had hoped that we would be having our own move to Australia this year with DHs job.
But they pulled that site from the options sad
Now he is really hoping for Scotland. But the other end to us, so still working away.
Boo.
I had really hoped, with this new job, that we might be able to join him somewhere exciting but it looks like I am stuck here for at least another year or so.
We considered a move down to be with him but I am now talking myself out of it.
The LOs have a good school up here, lots of friends, good music teacher (free too, cos its my dadwink) good dancing and swimming classes.
It is just my hankering to move away from my home town that would make us move.
When it was Australia, it seemed like a good adventure for us all, but just to go to the South of Scotland doesn't really seem worth it.
The site will probably only be a year or so long.
Buuuuut, from there, in the future, DH would have a far far easier time getting home to us.
Where we are is so remote the nearest big city, airport, is a good 6hrs drive.

Sigh, big decisions afoot, and I am fearful that I will just go for the easy choice and stay put, let DH travel home to us.
And the longer I put it off the harder the decision will be to leave.

whoneedstosleep Sun 24-Mar-13 15:46:58

Hi everyone, so nice to here how everyone is doing.

Congratulations on number 3 fox, I think I did see that on Facebook. smile

I feel I'm missing out on this Jacks Boat thing!??

whoneedstosleep Sun 24-Mar-13 15:47:57

*hear! One handed typing whilst feeding is my excuse! ;)

Oops,I was so caught up in the Australia bit I forgot the I am 25 weeks pregnant bit!!
Congrats!

widdles Sun 24-Mar-13 18:14:19

I'm here ladies
It's t c and I have the ever gorgeous Owen.

If anyone isn't on my friends list send me a request.

Owen is definitely ready for school but I am definitely not ready for my baby to leave me. He already goes to nursery at his school and integrates with reception regularly so for him the only difference will be wearing uniform.

Life had been a little difficult lately dd2 has been diagnosed with ADHD and we have to decide about medication and dd1 will be doing her gcse's next year so mega revision going on.

Oh I saw that he was practicing his letters on FB, clever boy!
My J is attempting his name, but it is 8 letters long, so he has 3 letters he can do, scuppered by the 4th.

widdles Sun 24-Mar-13 20:12:33

I'm on a mission to get the kids to do at least 1 hour a day of school work through the holidays. They seem to slip back so quickly otherwise.

coolkat Sun 24-Mar-13 20:25:46

Coolkat here R is not quite ready for school as she paddies a lot - unfortunately no matter how many times she gets put on the stairs it doesn't seem to stop her having melt downs shock

C is 10 now an great most of the time. We are about to have building work done on the house so could do with the weather picking up - that and a trip to a caravan in a week. Remaining positive and it will all be an adventure grin lol

openerofjars Sun 24-Mar-13 20:46:43

Coolkat mine does that as well...

Right, everyone her apart from me is in bed, so what to do? Not doing housework or craft, have rum and coke but there isn't much on tv. Hmm.

widdles Sun 24-Mar-13 21:13:53

How do your little ones sleep? Owen has just stopped coming into my bed but was still getting me up every couple if hours to put his duvet over him but last night I put him in a sleeping bag and he slept all night, we will see tonight if we have cracked it or not grin

LadyBuzz Sun 24-Mar-13 21:23:39

daisy we have that problem now DD has turned 2, our room options went from 192 to 16 once we put 3 kids in!!
SIL is coming with us and it has turned out to only be £20 more than just the 5 of us shock.

J is a good sleeper the majority of the time - its getting him up thats the issue for us - he is so lazy!

ceebeegeebies Sun 24-Mar-13 21:29:50

S sleeps amazingly well - goes to bed at 7.30 and literally does not come out of his room EVER until he wakes up in the morning (which is usually between 6-6.30 <yawn>). Even if he has had a nap at nursery (which is a whole other story) and therefore is not sleepy, he just plays in his room, reading, playing with his toys then switches his light off when he is tired and goes to sleep shock

I try not to moan about his early starts as he sleeps so well wink

The issue with holidays etc is one of the reasons we stopped at 2 DC - just seemed it would make it more complicated in terms of hotel rooms etc.

Opener get another rum and coke and stay and chat here wink

Fox congrats on no 3 smile I had read that you were going to OZ but not that you were pg hmm

widdles Sun 24-Mar-13 21:54:12

I have 3 dc's. dd1 will be 15 next month dd2 will be 9 next month and Owen who is 4.

Because dd1 is older we generally have to pay adult prices for her and if we stay overnight somewhere we need 2 rooms which is horrible for me and dh and the kids

whoneedstosleep Sun 24-Mar-13 22:10:40

Sleep!?? No don't get much of that here!
E is in with us most nights, we co-slept until he was 2ish then he slept in his own bed really well for a while but since ds2 arrived 8 months ago he's back in our bed.

Love holiday talk....... It's my favourite thing smile

widdles Mon 25-Mar-13 10:20:55

Another successful night with Owen. He slept from 8 until 6 without waking, I'm so pleased with him

whoneedstosleep Mon 25-Mar-13 10:25:11

Well done Owen! smile smile smile
Has he just done it on his own or have you done any form of sleep training?

whoneedstosleep Mon 25-Mar-13 10:25:45

Just re read- a magic sleeping bag! ;)

widdles Mon 25-Mar-13 10:29:34

I was sorting out his wardrobe and found a fleece sleeping bag a friend have me, he wanted to sleep in it and hey presto we have sleep. I think he kept waking because he had kicked his duvet off and he needed me to put it back on him gringringrin

whoneedstosleep Mon 25-Mar-13 11:23:35

I'm pretty sure that's why DS2 (8 months) wakes so much overnight but I'm terrified of overheating him.

Anyone have anything nice planned for Easter?

Impala Mon 25-Mar-13 12:11:52

Hi ladies, lovely to "see" you all on here again, gosh it's been ages since I posted on MN! It's CM-S here with E. Thanks Daisy for starting the thread smile Lovely to read everyone's news. Sorry for those having rubbish years, hope things get better soon. Congratulations to those that are pg smile Lots of holidays to look forward to too grin. We're going to France as usual for E and me to get our French fix!
I also can't believe our LOs are starting school in September! It's gone so quickly in some ways but not in others IYSWIM.
E turned a corner in terms of sleeping around the time of her 4th birthday and now sleeps reliably through the night most of the time <touches wood>. We did nothing different, I'm convinced it was a developmental thing and she was just ready (at last, it took long enough!) Fingers crossed for those of you with poor sleepers, sleep deprivation is so hard sad
We've got friends coming for Easter with their two daughters who are a year older and a year younger than E so that will be nice. We're looking forward to seeing them. Only thing is their daughters don't go to bed until 10pm at the earliest (they're French) so it's quite difficult managing the different bedtimes and explaining to E why she can't stay up with them. She's also having to give up her room for the two girls and isn't impressed with that but I didn't want them all sharing as E would get woken up by the girls coming to bed and she would wake them up in the morning! Oh well, I'm sure we'll manage and have a lovely time, although the weather isn't looking great so not sure we'll get out and about as much as we would have liked! I'm fed up with this weather now.

foxbasealpha Mon 25-Mar-13 13:21:57

Thanks for the congrats, everyone! (ceebee - haven't posted it on FB, that's why you haven't read it - always feel weird about that for some reason!)

On sleep, both my boy sleep through the night from about 7.30pm...but wake up in the 5s (!!!!) We had them going through until about 6.30 for a few months, but has drifted earlier again... Given we're moving next week we're letting it be for now, but I think it's simply that both of them only need 10 hours sleep (has always been that way for M). So I think we'll just start putting them to bed later. We have avoided that strategy so far as we like our quiet evenings...but the early mornings are just getting too much...

ceebeegeebies Mon 25-Mar-13 14:53:57

Fox - my friend is the same about announcing her pregnancy on FB. She is about 17 weeks and still hasn't done it!

I think we have just come to the conclusion that our 2 are just early risers. Doesn't matter what time they go to bed, they rarely wake up later than 6.30 <sigh>. If they do have a late night they still wake up early but are just grumpy pants all day!!

After 6 and a half years of getting up early 7 days a week, I wish I could say it gets easier but it doesn't sad

Oblomov Mon 25-Mar-13 16:11:48

Mine are very early risers too. 6am normally. Has always been like that. But they sleep really well and don't wake up, so like ceebee I can't complain.
But M just gets up, with ds1(9) and they go downstairs and watch tv, so they don't even disturb. There are a few benefits of having any older child who can look afte the younger one!!

widdles Mon 25-Mar-13 16:46:11

When Owen was coming in my bd he would sleep until 7:30 but now he is sleeping in his room all night he does 10 hours which means he us up at 6. All my dc's have been early risers so I'm used to it now.

Today has been eventful. Dd2 has been to a&e and now Owen has a temp of 38.9 and sounds really coldy hmm

whoneedstosleep Mon 25-Mar-13 17:13:08

I saw that on fb widdles, what happened to your DD?

oblomov I look forward to the day when ds1 and ds2 will get up and put the tv on. smile

widdles Mon 25-Mar-13 17:16:54

Dd2 cut 2 fingers last night on a broken mirror, thought I should get them checked out and now she looks like a mummy

LadyBuzz Mon 25-Mar-13 18:30:13

Congrats fox i missed that one!

widdles hope the DCs are ok.

We are to DBs in Worcester for Easter, its DNs birthday and we are looking forward to seeing them.

My DSs will get up and entertain themselves but DD cannot be left alone!

ceebeegeebies Mon 25-Mar-13 20:04:24

Widdles hope your DC are ok smile

Technically J could probably go downstairs and put the telly on but there are 2 problems with this:

1) we have the house alarm on at night and don't really want to teach J how to switch it off

2) the pair of them would argue about what to watch which would then turn into a fight and one and/or both of them shouting 'mummy' loudly to go and resolve it or crying because one of them is hurt therefore defeating the object!!

widdles Mon 25-Mar-13 20:41:30

Ceebee I know exactly where you are coming from Owen always plays in his bedroom and dd2 would go downstairs but generally I am up anyway, no lie ins for me hmm

Notsoblonde Mon 25-Mar-13 22:45:37

Fox, congratulations and good luck with the move smile, busy times ahead!

Widdles hope your dc are ok.

Dd1 & 2 have always been good sleepers we have been very lucky. They fell asleep as soon as their head hit the pillow tonight, M had her rehearsal down at the church for the preschool Easter service today so they had to walk down and back then they both had swimming lessons tonight, M been going for about 5 weeks now but tonight she did not want to get wet, swimming teacher very good tho and just took her from me, she was fine 5 mins later. M is very clingy with me I think she takes bad when dh is away at work, we went through a bad time at her cm for a while she would be crying every morning, I felt awful leaving her, but cm is lovely, no issue really she just didn't want me to go to work. I ended up in tears most mornings too sad.

Whoneeds my mum and dad are going up to their caravan in glamis for easter (if its not snowing) so we will probably go up their the girls love it smile are you doing anything?

Am loving how many people are here smile

widdles Tue 26-Mar-13 07:51:18

Need your help ladies, Owen still has a raging temp of 39, so we will be stating home all day. Dh is in bed as he came in from work at 6am, I feel crap with a cold so what am I going to do with dd2 today. She has a very short attention span and needs to be entertained. shock

whoneedstosleep Tue 26-Mar-13 08:12:42

Morning everyone smile

Sorry Ds still isn't well widdles, what do you think is causing his temp?

What does your dd like to do? Would she be happy with paints/drawing/movie/baking etc?

widdles Tue 26-Mar-13 08:17:25

She would do all those things on the space of half an hourhmm

I think Owen has a virus, has runny nose but not too bad on himself

widdles Tue 26-Mar-13 19:27:37

Just got in from gp Owen has a water infection and chest infection, got him some medicine and his temp seems to be coming down already smile

ceebeegeebies Tue 26-Mar-13 21:28:59

Poor Owen, hope he starts to feel better soon sad

Just seen your message about entertaining your DD, hope you found something to do. I would have had no suggestions as I am rubbish at entertaining my 2 unless it involves television/film blush

DH is away, I am sat here watching the football whilst S is in bed and J has fallen asleep on the sofa snuggled under 3 blankets and I have just eaten an entire easter egg - bliss grin

whoneedstosleep Wed 27-Mar-13 03:28:58

Aww glad you have some antibiotics they seem to be working widdles, hope he feels better soon.

I watched the tennis last night ceebee whilst eating an Easter egg. I'm sure my work uniforms are going to be snug next week!

impala that sounds fun over Easter, I bet E will love having friends stay. My E just loves having company his own age, he loves it when he has friends round to play.

Notsoblonde Sun 31-Mar-13 22:36:44

Happy Easter everyone smile I feel sick, far too much chocolate.

Oblomov Wed 10-Apr-13 09:48:53

Only a week to go until we get our school result. Can't wait.

whoneedstosleep Tue 16-Apr-13 12:04:38

Hope all those waiting on school placements get the results they want.

ShiftyFades Mon 22-Apr-13 13:45:10

How did we all get on?
J got our first choice, but we are in catchment so would have been surprised if we didn't.

I'm really excited about it, he's definitely ready.

Just making sure I really treasure my Mondays and Fridays with him grin

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