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Posted by EB Product Panel in EB Product Panel, 04 February 2013 - · 4968 views
The LEGO brand has tailored the beloved construction experience by creating LEGO Friends which is a range designed for girls aged 5 and up. LEGO Friends empowers girls to build, play and be creative in a highly-detailed, character-based world that is based on the values of friendship, sharing, caring and beauty.
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Posted by WizMumi in 6 Parenting Tips for New Mums, 04 May 2015 - · 115 views
Stay-at-home mums used to be the norm, and many household budgets were based on one income. A lot has changed since then, but there are still many parents who choose to leave their job and stay at home with their kids. And, of course, in many families it's less of a choice than a necessity when someone gets laid off or childcare costs become too stee...
Posted by Blogger of boys in Blogger of Boys, 02 May 2015 - · 167 views
If you haven’t spent a lot of time around babies, you know the ones that come in nappies; well you may not understand what I’m talking about. But if you’ve had one of your own or changed a few soiled nappies in your time then you may agree that baby nuggets are gold standard turds (GST’s).
You can tell me all the disgusting stories you know a...
Annual mammogram, ultrasounds & MRI tomorrow. Trying to manage my scan-xiety and be gentle on myself. I see my surgeon on Thursday for results.
I had a day trip to Adelaide for work on Friday, so that meant I was exhausted to start the weekend. Claudia was also exhausted after waking up very early Friday morning after her sleepover at Grandma’s...
Posted by Jensen101 in Jensen101's Blog, 17 April 2015 - · 375 views
Soon we will be moving to Perth in the Canning Vale suburb and before I get a rental I have to decided on what primary school to send my children to as the schools are zoned. The two schools that I'm interested in is Ranford Primary and Caladenia Primary. Can anyone give me any info on these schools and what they are like. I know they are b...
I've been a member of Essential Baby since almost the beginning. Back when it was a tiny grassroots forum attached to a tiny online store run by an individual named Kylie. The EB community has been a mainstay in my life for well over a decade and has supported me through the most challenging years of my life.
My first post (under an old account) w...
Been awhile since I last wrote on here.
It seems so far away till the specialist appointment (May)
I am so excited about it but also abit scared because if things go the way we want, Our lives will change completely.
It will also mean I have to finally grow up, I am a mature responsible person but I have enjoyed being childfree (But I really do want to be...
Posted by jmeredith87 in jmeredith87's Blog, 26 February 2015 - · 742 views
I am 22 weeks pregnant with baby one and everything worries me..
For the last 7 weeks I have been sick, not really sick as still working and only feel the normal extra pregnancy tired but I have had this mean cough and lots of phlegm ..
The first round of amoxyl (antibiotics) which I took three weeks ago didn't do much so last week too...
Posted by Babymurk in Back on the TTC Roller Coaster , 30 January 2015 - · 715 views
Well here i am again on the TTC roller coaster after almost 2 years of not "actively" TTC. Now when i say actively i mean with no a/c such as clomid or even looking at forums on here - but if i am honest it wasn't without the wishful thinking of "it may happen naturally".
So while i have been desperately wanting a baby for over 8 yea...
Posted by lola_80 in The Band of Merry Little Women, 22 January 2015 - · 1150 views
I love my children. I do not live for my children. But I love them.
I am here to raise them, support them with their choices wants and needs but I am also here to live my life and support my own choices, wants and needs.
It is such a stigma in society to send a child to daycare whilst the parent goes home and has a break.
I love the look on my child...
Posted by Water_lily in Water_lily's Blog, 19 January 2015 - · 1020 views
I just found out my DS is eligible to go the Stonington PS. I live close to St Kilda PS but we have been zoned out. Any idea about this school? I am also looking at Ripponlea PS and St Kilda Park PS.
How do you do it? How do all the mums who are SAHM manage to not want to sell their kids on eBay by the end of the day?
Ethel was particularly revolting this morning and her prior-to-needing-to-leave-the-house-to-catch-a-bus routine was priceless.
"I'm the blanket monster. I AM going to the toilet. See? I AM going to get me shoes. I told you the...
So I am officially 17 weeks and 1 day today! I'm getting ridiculously excited, and I'm not even half-way yet! I'm starting to nest something shocking, and am fighting every urge to pull down DD's old clothes from the top of the cupboard and sort out all the 5 0's and 4 0's into gender neutral and girl clothes to start prepa...
Posted by Joyvillegas in Joyvillegas' Blog, 01 January 2015 - · 739 views
I'm not too sure what to think right now. I'm on the implanon birth control and took 5 hpt and all positive with all with faint lines. I read that if you get pregnant on the implanon it will likely be eptopic. Anyone been in my situation before? And was everything good?
Posted by samuel.scott87@yah in samuel.scott87@yah's Blog, 12 December 2014 - · 867 views
With respect to US, there's no such thing as the safest toy.
Almost all large companies have design teams that work on bringing toys to the market. These teams is not just one person who never fails - they are numerous individuals.
So, getting attached to the brand, let's say Mattel (company), can backfire since these companies are in the busine...
For anyone who has undertaken IVF, it would be a huge help if you could please fill out my questionnaire. My focus is on the physical and emotional wellbeing of a female patient during IVF and pregnancy. All questionnaires will remain anonymous.
Posted by 3rdtimeluckyplease in Recurring Miscarriages, 03 December 2014 - · 733 views
Hi all. We've has two MMCs and a third MC this year. The first two were due to chromosomal abnormalities and still waiting on tests for the third. We desperately need some answers and would be so grateful for any recommendations of anyone dealing with recurrent miscarriages in Perth. To be honest I'm too scared of trying again just now.
We have b...
Short numbers are great for young bridesmaids especially with a draped bodice and ruching along the sides. A shirred waist and a delicately pleated skirt can complete the look. More mature bridesmaids can be adorned in a wholly Grecian dress that flows down to the ankles, has a one-shoulder strap and a loose draped bodice.
Posted by Grandee in Grandee's Blog, 20 November 2014 - · 967 views
Well, I'm just throwing this out there - has anybody been camping/ caravanning/ campervanning when pregnant? 30 weeks pregnant.
I think this is our plan, but just not sure how practical it's likely to be.
Comforts - certainly not in the home class, but then the idea of Mr and myself spending time together near the beach, on a budget, has appeal....
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The numbers have been crunched and it's official: Australian parents are having a bit of an 'O' moment.
Just like a horror movie ... THEY'RE BAAAAAACK. So what works in treating and avoiding head lice and nits?
It's obvious these people dote on their pets, but they're barking up the wrong tree.
The Duchess of Cambridge is in the early stages of labor at St Mary's Hospital.
My baby wasn't interested in food - until we tried something new. Now she's eating it all, and it often comes from my plate.
Watching your child take their first wobbly steps is one of the best parenting highs you'll ever experience. But with that high comes a new reality.
A watched womb never labours ... or at least mine didn't.
Rachelle Friedman Chapman was preparing to marry the man of her dreams when tragedy struck four years ago.
No matter what the occasion the world always seems to be waiting for Prince William and Kate Middleton.
Discovering your wife has just given birth on the toilet would be a surprise for anyone. But the shock would be even greater if neither you or your partner knew you were expecting a baby.
These five photos show some ghostly images - but are they real? Do you believe in the spirit world?
Does spending more time with your kids help their development? This is a more complex topic than it may seem.
A mother who opted for a 4D scan late in pregnancy discovered her unborn baby had a rare brain disorder.
"I think we were just tired of people talking, trying to tell our stories, and they had no idea, no clue, what we went through."
They say laughter is the best medicine. If that's true Tom Fletcher and his son should live long, healthy lives.
Do I feel 'smug'? No. Nor do I feel remotely superior. Each birth was valid and valuable in its own right, producing, as it did, a healthy baby.
The workplace isn't always a friendly place for pregnant women. Yet working women inclined to conceal a pregnancy from prying coworkers may be better off opening up and carrying on, according to a new study.
To celebrate Mother's Day this year we are giving you the chance to win one of five great prizes simply by telling us your story.
The popular TV host has no plans for a sibling for her new daughter Maggie.
There is so much pressure about having a baby who sleeps 'all night' , it's no wonder you worry about your baby if she wakes in the night.
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A new area on our site for all your playtime and learning fun with baby - specially brought to you by Fisher-Price Play IQ?. PLUS your chance to win a year's supply of toys.
What makes some names have comebacks while others silently fade into oblivion? A few factors come into play.
Even though they're immobile and can't speak, there are plenty of ways you can engage and communicate with your newborn to stimulate their physical, cognitive and emotional development.
Elizabeth Edmonds' husband posted some devastating news on Facebook last year.
If you're a new mum and feeling ignored by the older mum/the old hand/the has-been, please know, it's not you, it's me. Blame the last child parenting fatigue.
The 'How I Met Your Mother' star has revealed that she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer at 25 - and was told she'd never conceive naturally.
What does your baby need to grow up healthy? The experts give their advice.
A UK coroner has warned of the dangers of a bedside cot after the death of a newborn baby who choked to death this month.
Babies are social beings who enjoy being around people they know and love, especially you.
Everyone agrees we need to do more to care for people at risk from suicide, the problem is what.
Having a new baby isn't tiring - it can be downright exhausting.
I was on a high. I'd done it all by myself with no help from anyone.
We're big fans of kids' birthday parties - but this is one bash we're glad we didn't get an invite to.
Everybody loves a bargain - including the Duchess of Cambridge.
A lengthy note put on the window of a fish & chip shop has gone viral due to the writer's serious doubts about the romance of travel.
Pregnant women are under pressure to do all the "right things" to have a healthy child. It results in women feeling judged about their decisions.
The mother of missing toddler William Tyrrell says she has a vision that somebody "picked him up and moved him on ... that's the only way ... to explain for him not to be there".
Most 23-year-old blokes spend their hard earned cash on fun times with mates or romantic dinners with their girlfriend, but not Tommy Connolly.
The first all-female quintuplets born in the United States were delivered last week, at 28 weeks and two days.
Announcing that you're expecting can be a time to express your creativity, sense of humour and imagination. Check out how other parents and parents-to-be have broken the news to friends and family.
Are you one of those that know the whole IKEA catalogue by heart? Love their stuff but want to personalise it? Here's some inspiration to help you realise the potential of IKEA furniture and fittings.
Top baby names
The numbers are in and we can now bring you the 2014 top baby name list for Australia.