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What is the best bit of advice or tip you have been given on MN?

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Aimsmum Tue 03-May-05 19:41:41

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roisin Tue 03-May-05 19:44:49

pasta jars

LGJ Tue 03-May-05 19:46:24

Go away it is addictive................



Didn't take it

hunkermunker Tue 03-May-05 19:46:48

Same as LGJ

Tissy Tue 03-May-05 19:46:48

whatever mears told me about breastfeeding

marthamoo Tue 03-May-05 19:47:48

Don't put your duvet in the washing machine, it will break it.





Well, I didn't ask but I really wish I had.

tigermoth Tue 03-May-05 23:11:42

so many over the years..the 2for1 london tickets website address for a start..but it's the combined wisdom of mumsnetters that really counts, an inner voice giving me advice on all sorts of things.

Katemum Tue 03-May-05 23:13:26

It's not the advice I usually come here for, it's the way that people I have never met can make me laugh out loud when I am feeling like life is pretty lousy.

QueenEagle Tue 03-May-05 23:36:19

.......put....the.....airgun down....very.....slowly.....

bubble99 Tue 03-May-05 23:37:53

Keep yer 'and on yer 'apenny.

Twiglett Tue 03-May-05 23:38:46

PMSL @ QE

ssd Wed 04-May-05 09:32:09

Katiemac gives great advice for us childminders and also all of the other childminders always help too!

Emmatom gives excellent advice for us overeaters!Her words of wisdom really make sense, thanks to both!

compo Wed 04-May-05 09:33:53

to buy lots of muslin cloths and not to buy a baby changing unit, top and tail bowl, bottle warmer and nappy wrapper thingy

NotQuiteCockney Wed 04-May-05 09:41:53

Lots of knitting advice.

And some cooking advice, too.

And pasta jars.

Aimsmum Wed 04-May-05 09:57:51

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FLUM Wed 04-May-05 09:58:39

That a weaning baby can survive without milk in the day time.

and the easiest and tidiest way to dispense calpol is to put it in the milk

gossifer Wed 04-May-05 10:08:33

i'm new here, whats the pasta jar thingy? cheers

cupcakes Wed 04-May-05 10:18:39

Not to buy a turquoise Boden jacket that I thought I wanted

popsycal Wed 04-May-05 10:20:59

bicarbonate of sida is the only thing thats gets rid of the sick smell on a carpet

popsycal Wed 04-May-05 10:21:13

soda

expatinscotland Wed 04-May-05 10:22:23

card-making websites

and all those lovely nigella recipes!

Fio2 Wed 04-May-05 10:25:23

I posted on here as i was so down as my MIl had refused to help me in the half term and my Mum wouldnt help either (wass having a bad time , dd is severely disabled) anyway it was a long and self pitying post and Davros told me to get over it basically and come to terms with not having any help off them now and it would help me accept that in the future I had to count on myself or pay other people or get other people involved through volountary organisations. It just made me pick myself up and I do always think of it. i still feel self pitying but I accept that I shouldnt feel bitter towards everyone else for not helping

tiddlypom Wed 04-May-05 10:34:55

Do it - NOW!

snafu Wed 04-May-05 10:54:26

God, so many tips - I'm starrting to think that everything I know I got off MN.

But I think my favourite is - if the link is already purple, don't click, it's the bloody bat.

jellyhead Wed 04-May-05 11:55:29

I was given alot of advice when my ds1 started school and was having a hard time in the new and not so wonderful world of education. It helped me keep a perspective on things and realise he was not the only one.
Oh and the 1001 things to do with a gerbil

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