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October 2010, Here We Go Again

(223 Posts)
LentilAsAnything Tue 01-Jan-13 22:39:13

Hello, October Mamas!
Make yourself comfortable!

dontstopmenow Mon 04-Feb-13 13:01:59

Hello everyone! Have just been catching up with what you are all doing thanks to Lentil who reminded me that the thread existed. Its lovely reading about what everyones DD/DS's have been up to - we are potty training here and its going fairly well. Luckily we dont have carpets downstairs so messes are easily solved! Was feeling bad on the weekend that DD is still in a cotbed with the sides up but she cant escape yet and after reading that other peoples LO's are still in cots, I feel much relieved! Special hello to floozie too - I remember that our DS's were in SCBU together.

LentilAsAnything Mon 04-Feb-13 16:43:13

Great to see you here, dsmn! Thanks for the update! Great to hear all is going so well. We were due the same day, I especially remember you (and that your name always means I have that song in my head for the rest of the day!).

WaitingForPancakeDay Thu 07-Feb-13 19:49:36

Hi [dsmn]! Nice to see you again. I used to be Elsa123. DD was toilet trained at 18 months and was doing really well but then started to find it all very stressful especially no 2s so I have relaxed totally and am waiting for more signs that she is ready.

Same really for her cot. She's quite a creature of routine -probably because we travel a lot, so likes things familiar to her like her cotbed. Whilst she hasn't worked out how to climb out, I am not going to push it!

NoBusinessLikeSnowBusiness Mon 11-Feb-13 22:52:23

Hello Dontstop! Great to hear from you. Good luck with potty training. Dd is still in nappies but wants to sit on the toilet a lot and has done quite a lot of poos on there so she's on her way. I'm not going all out untilnthe weather is warmer!

Mmm, pancakes. Nearly there now , Waiting .... Half term here so off this weeks with the kids.

WaitingForPancakeDay Tue 12-Feb-13 17:02:27

Pancakes tonight!!! Well, I wonder if DD will want any as I have just had a FB entry saying that they've had pancakes....oh well.

Well, today one of my dogs got hit by a car. He's ok but bashed. He slipped his lead and ran off after a hare. The driver did not stop sad. His tummy is red raw from I presume being hit by the tyre and his face got a bashing. The vet said dogs are really robust and unless there's something obvious in the first hour they're generally ok. So he's drugged up and in a bd next to me in my office. Poor little sausage.

LentilAsAnything Wed 13-Feb-13 11:43:46

Oh no, that's bad! How is your dog today?

Oodsigma Wed 13-Feb-13 11:48:03

Eek , hope he's a bit better today

WaitingForPancakeDay Thu 14-Feb-13 12:59:09

Stiff with a sore tummy still and cuts and grazes, but he's wagging his tail a bit and eating well. I soaked his biscuits in hot water at first but he can cope now. I've been taking him into work in the afternoons and he's very wary and not wagging his tail at people. So early days.

LentilAsAnything Fri 15-Feb-13 02:10:35

Poor pup.

LentilAsAnything Mon 25-Feb-13 01:40:41

Ten days! Where is everyone! smile Hope all is well.
How is your dog, Pancakes?

Oodsigma Mon 25-Feb-13 08:44:55

I'm on countdown now, 10 sleeps to go!

If what I'm currently getting counts as sleep...

Dd3 is getting up in the night wide awake and wanting to discuss big wees, stars and where is everyone. Dh has been doing a lot of the ups as I'm not always up to the extra set of stairs in the night but he's still at work until the weekend so lack of sleep is catching up.

LentilAsAnything Mon 25-Feb-13 18:35:35

Wow, it seems to have gone fast. Probably not to you. smile
Good luck!

WaitingForPancakeDay Mon 25-Feb-13 22:25:30

Good luck Ood and Trib if you're looking!

Muttley is ok. Cone head to stop him licking the 2 scabs..nice.

We're having a holiday this week which is lovely. I need it after the last couple of weeks!

How is everyone else? Looking forward to German Easter Lentil? Nearly a year since you moved?

Oodsigma Mon 25-Feb-13 22:39:27

Is it that long lentil ?

NoBusinessLikeSnowBusiness Mon 25-Feb-13 23:29:31

Hang on a minute. Ten sleeps til DC4 Ood? That's unbelievably quick wink. Cute nighttime chats! DD is doing lots on the toilet now, all her poos just about and a lot of wees but she's still in nappies inbetween as her wee control is not there yet. I'm waiting for the weather to get warmer before venturing to take them off. She's really started drinking lots of water, which I'm very pleased about but it also makes for lots of toilet trips and quickly filled nappies so I think I also want to wait until her bladder adjusts a bit more.

Well wonder of wonders, I've started training for a 5k - very slowly, but I'm doing it (twice so far - hoping I can keep up once the amount of running increases as it's mostly walking so far - dodgy knee history). In other news, we have mice sad. It's a strange feeling knowing you are sharing your living space with uninvited animals. We are planning to get a cat this spring so I'm hoping if we can get rid of them now then we will never be bothered again. Eek, eek.

Pancake, hope your Ddog improves quickly.

Oodsigma Tue 26-Feb-13 07:20:15

9 now smile

Good luck with the 5k , might need to do something next year once my legs work again.
We get mice when it's cold. I'm fine with mice in the garden but in the house makes me feel dirty. I set humane traps and dh uses snappers sad he does better than me sad they shredded dd3s toy basket a while ago and a couple of books. Luckily they've not been in kitchen/pantry just the living room.

WaitingForPancakeDay Tue 26-Feb-13 08:55:13

There's a little brown mouse on our holiday balcony. I tried to show DD. she couldn't see it but triumphantly held up her gruffalo puppet mouse. The gruffalo puppet mouse looks like the mice in Afghanistan, but I think they may have been gerbils.....the locals called them mice, but they were pretty large with quite boingy back legs.

LentilAsAnything Tue 26-Feb-13 20:22:53

Where are you holidaying, Panc?
I could do with a holiday, but DH is really busy at work at the moment. Boo.

Yes, nearly a year. We moved at the start of April. I am not really bothered about Easter. I am all about the Christmas! smile

Impressive running, Snow! Hope the training goes well.
Hope the mice disappear soon. I am paranoid about unwanted visitors - everything in my kitchen is in Tupperware! smile

We love The Gruffalo here. They now do a Scots version, which I've just ordered! Cannae wait! smile

LentilAsAnything Tue 26-Feb-13 20:24:09

Ood, hope the last few days pass fine and comfortably for you.
Looking forward to your announcement.

You too, Trib, if you are here! smile

Tribblewithoutacause Thu 07-Mar-13 22:02:46


Ds2 arrived Sunday night weighing 7lbs 8oz. I managed my natural birth (woohoo!), despite ds coming out sideways with his head flexed oddly. He was back to back then turned slightly as he came out. Basically the same as ds1 but without the forceps, we're doing well but tired.

Ds1 loves his new brother, he keeps going over to the Moses basket and stroking his head and going 'awwww'.

How are you all?

LentilAsAnything Thu 07-Mar-13 22:47:00

Hi, Trib, really wonderful hearing from you. I am glad you got the birth you wanted, well done. And congratulations again! How lovely that DS1 loves his little brother!

Ood, hope you are feeling well!

We are fine. PIL visiting, DS excited! smile

busyprocrastinating Thu 07-Mar-13 23:30:32

Congrats trib lovely news and he is so cute! Well done.
Hope you are doing ok ood
Have fun with the pil lentil
I have finally got my bfp is too early days to tell anyone in rl yet so thought if i told you lot it might help it sink in a little bit

Oodsigma Fri 08-Mar-13 10:47:36

Omg I forgot to post here yesterday too blush

Dc4 was born yesterday and is a BOY shock I thought he was but still feels a shock after 3 girls! 8lb and is doing v well. Sisters are in love!

Congrats BP on the bfp smile

LentilAsAnything Fri 08-Mar-13 11:10:11

bp, congratulations on the BFP! smile

Ood, congratulations on the BOY!!! Name?

Oodsigma Fri 08-Mar-13 12:50:20


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