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May 2011 - Let the food fight begin!(823 Posts)
Got more sleep tonight as DD slept 1030-8 and so did I difference was I let DH wake her and change her at 9 then fed her again to sleep plus I put a booster (extra thick bit) in her nappy so she does feel as wet this morning. My boobs were like rocks though
On another topic I had my q ansad by hugh f-w on live webchat here and also won a copy.pf his new book!
runningmonkey I also have a distracted feeder. This was especially unwanted when we went out with some friends and I ended up sitting next to floor-to-ceiling windows. DD was constantly turning to look at all the really interesting people walking past and exposing my whole breast to the street She has also become more fussy and distracted feeding at home when there is just the 2 of us and nothing to see with lots arching back and screaming for some reason.
I bought 2 sleep bags for £21 yesterday, so am happy as usually would have to pay more than that for just one. Tesco also gave me a surprise £4 off the bill and I can't work out why.
hi all, 21pounds for 2 sleeping bags sound great. I've bought most of DD's from TKMaxx, they're normally around the 17 pound mark.
Well the packing is all but done for our hols, setting off tomorrow morning, think DH may have a bit of a moan about how much stuff we're taking, he did ask last night if we really needed baked beans etc, but I'd like a brekkie sunday morning and the last thing we need is shopping as soon as we arrive. Hope it all fits in the car, want to leave the seat next to DD free in case she needs company part of the way. I'm taking the pram as well as the car seat so DD can continue with normal bedtime routine and be put in pram, instead of cot, whilst we go for dinner, or that's the plan.
So we have 2 large suitcases, pram, travel cot, baby bath, steriliser, big box of kitchen stuff including DD's milk and wine for us, 2 packs of nappies, swimming stuff including towels, coats, changing bag and a picnic in a cool bag, have I forgotten anything?
Cheers loopy, couple of books packed, whether they get read is another matter. Just feeding Dd then going to make some sandwiches before loading the car. Catch up in a week.
have a great holiday Justtrying. I will be very if you mange to read your books!
We made our first trip to England last week. DS was a little angel on the plane and spent lots of time looking suitably cute. It's rather unbelievable how much luggage we had. We spent ages at the hire place getting a car that was big enough for everything.
Brain appears to be broken though tiredness so I am struggling to think straight about what to type, so I think I'll try and have a nap now.
Well I think I've just purchased first woven a pre-loved natibaby sunset, just need to sort out the paypal!
Ds2 slept from 9:30 till 7 this morning, I was awake before him!
I'm going to do a bag pack in th local asda today for my scout group, great fun! I hate packing my own shopping can't believe I'm going to do other people's! DP is taking the two boys for a couple of hours so no doubt the house will look like a bombs gone off and he'll be stressed by the time I get back, either that or they'll all still be sat around in their pyjamas watching tripe on the tv!
Thanks Loopy, we live in a small mining community and many people saddened hoping we had seen the last tradegy unground.
Had a wonderful day today with family down from Gloucester and DD was a little angel all day and even gone down to sleep well tonight so I think she has enjoyed all the company!
Any BFers LO's that won't accept a bottle? I know it won't be forever but I would love to be able to go out for more than 2 hours with DH or the girls. Any tips?
I worry about DD taking a bottle now I am going out on Mondays. I just hope she doesn't get hungry as I'm only gone for 2hrs. I would quite like to go out with DH for my birthday next month, but expressing milk is a nightmare. I have an electric pump,but still only get 1-2oz in a hour, which is very infuriating. Can't even try her with a bottle until I've got enough milk out.
I am going to the dentist later for my first ever filling, eeeek!
Had our first venture out with the girasol woven wrap today. Ds2 loved it and fell asleep almost instantly. The wrap job wasn't too bad either considering it was the first time I'd done it solo and in the car park too. Got lots of smiles off people walking by but equally lots if strange looks like I'd just sprouted antennas or something similar!
We weighed ds2 yesterday too, he's approx 17lbs at 18 weeks little chunker!
Has anyone here tried Amber teething necklaces? How did you find them, do you think they'd be ok on tots as little as ours?
All this baby wearing sounds fab, I bought a beco butterfly before we came away, but haven't mastered it yet, something to try once we're home, which may be sooner than planned, cottage is lovely, Dd was a dream on way down, but fractious yesterday, had a bit of a temperature today, so have given her calpol, she's been good today but weather isn't great and dh isn't
The last two nights he's gone to bed early in a mood, has been saying he knew holiday wasn't a good idea etc, I'm walking on eggshells and wonder if we'd be better off at home.
Anyway we'll see what he's like in the morning, wish we'd come in my car now, oh well if worst comes to worst I'll hire a car to get Dd and i back to my mums. Don't want to say anything to anyone yet as my family feel he could do more to help, which he could but its my marriage and i hope I can work things out.
Anyway sorry for moan, just needed a rant.
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