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April 2007 - They're small & crazy, but we love em =-D

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CaptainDippy Fri 22-Aug-08 13:09:42

Thought we should run away ......

PillockOfTheCommunity Fri 22-Aug-08 13:12:14

thank you smile

sorry, just needed to shout it before I punched a wall (did that too, afterwards!)

KazzaL Fri 22-Aug-08 13:34:58

Hello fellow April 07ers - hope you don't mind an extra one hmm I've only recently discovered MN after a friend who's due in Nov introduced me to it. I have DS1 who arrived in April 07 and DC2 is on the way due Feb 09.

Small & Crazy yes, but not sure if I love him all the time - he was great till january, slept through the night and apart from being a big puker which the HV kept telling me he woudl grow out of he was super. Then in Jan he got a cold and it's been a nightmare since then - constant round of trips to the docs and the paed, more courses of antibiotics than i've had in my entire life I think. He was formally diagnose with reflux and had pneumonia in July and more chest infections than I want to remember and now he has his molars coming through. the hard thing is that most of the time he is wonderful and happy during the day, its just as night when he's coughing/puking/in pain and won't sleep. We've had a few good nights (hence DC2 on the way) but then it all starts over again.... I went back to work full time just before his first birthday and its been tough coping with no sleep being up at night with DS1 and then being exhausted from those early PG weeks (at least I was able to cover it up at work)

Anyway Hello to everyone

AngeG Fri 22-Aug-08 13:38:35

Excellent idea Dippy smile
Hope you're ok POTC?
Welcome KazzaL smile

Lucewheel Fri 22-Aug-08 14:09:44

for dooby

Hopefully that is the right link - I am still rubbish at these things.

Lucewheel Fri 22-Aug-08 14:11:31

Hello to Kazza smile

elkiedee Fri 22-Aug-08 15:07:42

Welcome Kazza, there's a few of us here who are expecting another dc some time between October and January/February. My ds1 was born in early May (he was a bit overdue), next is due in late January.

Sorry you're having grief POTC.

Love the heading Dippy.

Doobydoo Fri 22-Aug-08 17:18:34

I had no idea my mention of form filling would provoke a new threadgrin
Welcome Kazzalsmile
Luce that looks fantasticsmileWell Done.
Been to beach!shockFab hardly anyone there.
Off to defood M and wrestle him into pj's.

Doobydoo Fri 22-Aug-08 17:20:09

Fab thread title Dippy but what does = -D mean?

Lucewheel Fri 22-Aug-08 18:04:36

I wondered that too Dooby

runnyhabbit Fri 22-Aug-08 18:22:53

Thought I'd better post on here so I can keep track of you know where you aregrin

Btw, my niece's name is spelt Lilly (but I only found out by chance that on her birth certificate is Lillian) Why name her Lillian, if she is Lilly to everyonehmm

runnyhabbit Fri 22-Aug-08 18:32:04

Could do with some advice, if anyone's got some pearls of wisdom here

CaptainDippy Fri 22-Aug-08 18:55:44

=-D is a very happy smiley face (look at it sidewyas!!)

Doobydoo Fri 22-Aug-08 18:56:19

grinFantastic

Doobydoo Fri 22-Aug-08 18:57:30

Have to say,I think the amount of typos within the last 2 threads has been awful...and not by me! HEHEHEHEHEgrin

CaptainDippy Fri 22-Aug-08 18:58:42

Tis because I am drunk (like Bramshott, I spend all my child benefit on gin) grin

Doobydoo Fri 22-Aug-08 19:01:56

Me too,and you get more child benefit in Irelandwink

mamiguay Fri 22-Aug-08 19:06:42

Hello! Oh it´s nice to see a thread just starting out, I always seem to pop in on you all about 500 messages in and don´t know what´s going on!

Wish I could change the record but it´s still non stop around here. The end is in sight though, the busiest part of our season is over and although I have another 2 months full time work left I should start having time for a few MN breaks throughout my day. Soon anyway, if not quite yet.

Hope you are all ok, I feel so left behind, I want you all to know I haven´t just jumped ship without a backward glance and miss the gossip and companionship. sad

N is doing really well, 16 months next thursday, just had his MMR today and went as well as you could expect. Weighs 12.96 kgs and 81cms tall. Toddling about all over the place, says ´hola´and ´dad´ hmm no sign of anything resembling ´mama´ STILL angry wink

Anyway, I hear bath time ending which signals the end of my ´me´ time [sigh]

don´t forget me! grin

Sexonlegs Fri 22-Aug-08 19:56:38

Mamiguay, how lovely to see you!!!! Glad things are going well, albeit busy. Wow, N sounds like he his growing fast and furious! Hope you manage some more MN time too - we miss you xx

Welcome KazzaL - sounds as if you have had a pants time - hope things get better soon.

POTC, oh dear. What's occuring?

Hi Ange, I would love to get my carpet cleaned and would also be excited! Hope it looks fab!

Dooby, how are you? Any more rain??

Hi Runny, hope you are ok.

Dippy, how are you feeling this week?

Hi Luce, so school has started again eh? Hope you are having a lovely quiet time!!

All ok here. Manically trying to pack etc for our week away in Wales. I know I sound a miserable cow, but I do find getting ready to go away so stressful!

CaptainDippy Fri 22-Aug-08 20:02:38

It is stressful SOL!!

Soooooooooooooooooooooooo fab to "see" you MG grin glad all isok, albeit manic - looking forward to "seeing" more of you soonish smile

elkiedee Fri 22-Aug-08 20:23:23

Nice to see you mg

Doobydoo Fri 22-Aug-08 20:56:07

Hi MG...you sound happysmile
Hope you enjoy your hols SOL...You are obsessed with the rain fall in my neck of the woodsgrin
I am going to watch Elizabeth later.
Looks good.Jeremy Irons is such a lovey though and according to my mum sleeps with anything female...he has a castle in Skibereen and a fab dogsmile
Night laydees.

oooggs Fri 22-Aug-08 20:58:46

maveta - great to see you - you have been missed

ellie - hope things ok with you

dooby - I was nosey too grin

welcome KazzaL - I am due a baby 30 January 09 - sounds like you've had it rough

sol - when you going to Wales?

Luce - congratulations on the hamper

I started this an hour ago but have been in with Erin - she has a cough and cold and is snuffly - bless her

oooggs Fri 22-Aug-08 21:02:52

oh and thank you for all your concerns, I did as I was told to by GM (she can be scary wink) and curled up on the sofa this morning watching mummy porn (sorry Ellie if that words has too many points blush)

yes you got it Take That live at the O2 was on channel 4 - well a girl can dream grin

I couldn't manage chocolate hmm but ate fruit. Have been feeling sick all day.

James has now left nursery and they loved the book and presents, he wasn't bothered, lets just say I'm glad it wasn't my last child leaving wink

oooggs Fri 22-Aug-08 21:17:14

yes I know - I am talking to myself - but the penny just dropped

KAZZA - I chat to you on the due in Feb 09 thread [doh]

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