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Sept 2010 - Another 6 months past, it's going too fast!

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comixminx Wed 11-Apr-12 21:32:47

Our lovely new thread for the September 2010 babies. Dive in folks!

comixminx Fri 11-May-12 07:49:20

Hiya, I'm here when possible! it all seems so busy all the time. Looks like you're a bit the same, cinnamon - sorry you are so under the cosh.

We have sunshine today! Hope it lasts.

Dixie, is that the twelve week scan then? Fantastic stuff, and good luck for all being well etc! I've met my new midwife at the new GPs I'm registered with after we moved in March: she seems very nice and sensible.

patito, Aphra hated the sea when we tried her with it: it was the unexpectedness of the waves in her case, I think.

sassy34264 Fri 11-May-12 10:52:18

exdp crap

the above isnt helping, i spend my life arguing with dd1, dp is a moody feck and my wading through treacle on a daily basis just feels like it got stickier. ifyswim.

i am a lot better now though. i thinnk it was a bit of pmt- which i dont normally suffer from.

sassy34264 Fri 11-May-12 10:54:00

dixie awh for the scan. envy

comixminx Fri 11-May-12 16:12:04

Oh my sassy, have read through that post you link to now. It does sound like it's been extra treacly for you indeed. xxxx

diddlybop Fri 11-May-12 20:30:16

Oh sassy Thats awful! You are in a pickle! Your poor dd (and you). Isn't that proof how fab MN is tho. what a bunch of supportive helpful people that posted. I hope you get it sorted.

diddlybop Fri 11-May-12 21:01:10

doreens story

He he! This just made me have a good giggle!

cinnamongreyhound Fri 11-May-12 21:12:24

Not envy at all at you going to the beach patito!!

That's really sad sassy34264, glad you got lots of support and advice. It's so difficult in anything with parenting to know if you're doing the right thing but this is really tough! You so want to protect your children from everything, I hope you find the best thing for you and Chloe xxxx

cinnamongreyhound Sun 13-May-12 23:04:40

Quick question for you all. We went to the park yesterday, dh was training do was going to follow on 20 mins later with the dog. I took next doors girls with me too and not far from the house like hit my leg because I told him to stay away from a car and he didn't want to, I picked him up to say don't hit mummy and he hit me again but in the face so I took him home. Told dh he'd hit me and I'd left Luke's trike outside the stage for when he came to the park. After 40 mins he finally joined us but without Luke! Said he left him in the garden as he was swinging weights and when he came out the neighbours had taken him over the fence (we are very good friends) so he asked Luke of he wanted to go to the park to see me and he'd said no. No surprise he didn't want to the leave the toys he was playing with there and then. It's not that I'm not happy that he was left with them they have looked after him before but we had planned to all go to the park, the neighbours kids were with me so like had no one to play with and it's not like dh and I were planning some time alone. Anyway I got annoyed with him and went to get Luke. Dh said I was ridiculous and how could he possibly have known I wouldn't be happy with him leaving Luke. Is it me or was it a strange thing to do and am I unreasonable to expect him to realise that I wanted some time together with the three of them?

sassy34264 Mon 14-May-12 13:03:21


not sure if ive understood it properly but my perspective would be that i would be mad at my dp if we were going to the park as a family and he was bringing jacob afterwards and then turned up without him and said he'd wanted to play with the neighbours.


because you had taken luke home for hitting you, i can see why he might think that it might be a better idea to leave luke with the neighbours- iyswim?

not sure if that helps or not. confused

jacob has croup again sad but took him to a and e as soon as i realised, so hopefully he wont be as ill this time.

he had to be weighed by the nurses and he is now 14.6kg or 32 pounds or 2 stones and 4lbs. grin

cinnamongreyhound Mon 14-May-12 13:52:45

Yes you have understood it right sassy34264, you have helped makes me see it a bit more from his point of view. I calmed down quite quickly but he was then annoyed at me being unreasonable. Sorry to hear the Jacob is poorly again sad and wow, he's much bigger than Luke now grin.

comixminx Mon 14-May-12 14:50:40

I think I agree with sassy that that's a plausible explanation but at the end of the day these misunderstandings happen, don't they, and just have to be dealt with graciously by both sides (once people have got over the initial humph). So I hope your DP wasn't annoyed for too long either & got over it soon too!

Dunno how heavy Aphra is! Might try weighing her some time but dunno where the scales are, especially since the move...

diddlybop Mon 14-May-12 19:58:25

Sorry cinnamon I'm not too sure why you got upset! Like Sassy said you had taken Luke home & you also had your neighbours children with you so not exactly a family trip!

Sassy Jacob is bigger than ds1!!! Hope he's better soon!

newmum001 Mon 14-May-12 20:14:52

Argh jusr wrote a huge post and lost it. The short of it was, sassy your ex sounds scarily similar to my dad and i decided to stop seeing him when i was about 13. My mum pretty much stayed out of it but did get involved when she needed to. He got back in touch a couple of times over the years but i didnt want anything to do with him. I can honestly say now that i have absolutely no feelings towards him now but i do have a massive amount of respect for my mum and the shit she put up with from him. Also jacob weighs 2lb more than grace, i thought she was the biggest.

Cinnamon i would probably apologise to your dp, he probably thought he was doing you a favour if luke was playing up and no harm was done, it sounds like he was happy enough where he was.

BeaditAli Tue 15-May-12 14:08:18

Helloooooooooooo!!! grin finally I get back on here! Need a really good catch up with a really big cup of tea but will post this for now then hopefully be back after my catch up.
All good here but still no bump! Been trying (sort of) since Christmas but I have had an awful cold that hung around literally for about a month so no surprise my body's cooperating at the mo. kind of like the though that now any new dc will be after Christmas as I can do what might be my last Rosie Soul Christmas for a while.
All good here with Jack..... He's a real sweetie but has become really cautious in play centres now whereas he would belt around them before. I'm sure it's because he constantly gets bossed around by older children who look younger than him so he gets a bit frustrated when they push him about. Not a moaner though thank god. Brill with food at the moment and eats everything except ham. Faves are peas, broccoli, beans, any berries and cheese. Totally off his milk still and I'm lucky if he'll have 5 oz a day. Trying like mad to keep him on it but running out of ideas.
He's in 18-24 clothes but is still really skinny, especially his bottom half...... Little stick legs grin in 6.5f shoes and no idea of height or weight but he's definitely tall and has had a spurt recently..... Proven by his ankle swingers! grin
Got a huge vocabulary.... Over 60 individual words but no colours yet and no sentences like our chatterbox Grace smile but does join 2 words quite a bit which I guess is his little sentence.
Points his fingers in a triangle every time he sees a church. All people are "a man" even very pretty ladies blush. Mad about vehicles and chants in the car appropriately at "car, van, lorhee, bus, and bike". Also, obsessed about Bob the Builder... Me not so much [exhausted emoticon]
He's messy like his mummy and loves getting filthy in anything.
Anyone made the move into big beds yet??

Right........ Going to make that big mug of tea... Decaf of course wink
Hope everyone's well xxx

BeaditAli Tue 15-May-12 14:09:08

'not' cooperating even!

newmum001 Tue 15-May-12 16:02:53

I'm going to have to consider a bed very soon i think as grace seems to have mastered climbing in and out if her cot and i can see it getting a bit dangerous soon. Im hoping she'll forget how to do it or lose interest though as i dont fancy her wandering round in the middle of the night. When did our babies grow up? Its all happening very quickly!

diddlybop Tue 15-May-12 21:09:31

Beady where you been lady??! Jack is the same size as Toby! 18-24mths & size 6.5f (although he was measured yesterday and she said 7d!!!!!) Ollys still only in 9-12mth and his feet are 3.5f!! I'll be in touch with you soon, my friend who had the heart will need a charm in November!!

We were discussing beds at the weekend. Toby was exactly the same age as olly is now when he went into a bed. We go to Turkey in 3 weeks and have decided that when we come back, the cot goes! sad

I've been to see my friend & her tiny not yet 24 hour old baby! He was 6lb 12oz and absolutley gorgeous. She had to have a section so I took her a "ME" voucher. She has 2 hours of my time to do what she wants with! Cleaning, ironing etc! I think it was appreciated!

newmum001 Wed 16-May-12 07:36:32

Diddly thats a lovely idea! I'll be using that idea if any of my friends get their acts together and have a baby!

sassy34264 Wed 16-May-12 10:51:39

that is a good idea diddly

i took chloe to clarks for new school shoes last week and she is in 6.5!!!! she's only 11.
im a 5.5-6 depending on styles/shops. she's 5 foot.

hello beady

newmum both jacob and isobel can climb out. i had to stand outside their door last night for about 30 mins to keep putting them back in grrrrrr. hoping if i do it for a few nights they will get the idea. i was hoping to put eva in there at 8months. hmm
need bubble protection for eva's cot.

sorry that your dad wasnt up to much newmum i feel bad for chloe that she has such a shit dad. sigh.

sassy34264 Wed 16-May-12 10:54:35

forgot to say that isobel can put a couple of words together. examples - bye nanna. did it!

eva is saying dadda. angry

newmum001 Wed 16-May-12 13:19:13

Tbh sassy ive only ever thought of it as being his loss not mine. I never missed out by not having him around and my mum is amazing. My nana (dads mum) died 2 weeks ago and i found out off a family friend the day after she'd died. She was not too subtally asking if i was going to the funeral but it never even crossed my mind as his mum was even more evil than he was! But in her death announcement they had the nerve to include me, my brother and sister as grieving for her and also said she had a beloved great granddaughter (grace) non of them have ever or will ever meet her. It just about summed that family up, they are complete lunatics!

patito Fri 18-May-12 13:55:44


sassy read your post re ex DP before but have only just back round to replying. Was discussing something similar with a friend a couple of weeks ago anyway he is also a child psycholgist (my friend not said father) and he was taking about how to help the girl cope in that situation as they can´t stop the girl visiting. He talked about building confidence, discussing whats going off and how she feels and making sure she feels able to talk about her time with her dad.

Hello beadit

We were in the playground yesterday, we visit most days as its right next to our shops and there´s always plenty of little ones when its sunny. A little girl maia´s age was on one of the swings, so Maia walked up to her hit her on the back and as the girl got down to look around to see wht had happened Maia jumped up onto her swing! blush shock

The other mum just laughed and the girl toddled off tplay with something else. Couldn´t help chuckling myself at such plain cheek.

I think Im going to have to keep a closer eye on her, she´s turning out to be a little bit of a devil.

fierypoppy Fri 18-May-12 21:20:51

Thanks newmum and diddlypop smile
No, I have never been to UK. I might like it there though smile
Yes, dd has quite large feet for her age, luckily she's well-built so it does not look too bad smile
I don't have small feet either, so I think it is only to be expected.

sassy Hope you' ll get it sorted soon.


cinnamongreyhound Fri 18-May-12 22:02:24

newmum001 I am on a thread about being called Claire it's making me laugh lots!!

Luke has started talking in short sentences in last few days! I asked ds1 if he was ready for breakfast this morning and Luke shouted 'I want breakfast'!! He copies almost everything all of a sudden and spends a lot of his day saying ball or tractor! He showed me a ball in each hand today and said 'two balls', I'm so excited!!!!

newmum001 Sat 19-May-12 03:32:14

Oh my god we've been up since 12.30 with no bloody sign of going back to sleep any time soon. Im soooooo tired!

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