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LEGO Friends - your reviews

Posted by EB Product Panel in EB Product Panel, 04 February 2013 - - - - - - · 3970 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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Fun Cauliflower Christmas Tree

Posted by TheArtofNutrition in TheArtofNutrition's Blog, 21 December 2014 - - - - - - · 233 views

Fun Cauliflower Christmas Tree A bright, creative & healthy Christmassy centre-piece. A fun food Cauliflower Christmas Tree ... http://theartofnutrition.com/?p=1902
For step-by-step photo instructions www.theartofnutrition.com

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Rare Russian Stamps

Posted by Collecta in Collecta's Blog, 21 December 2014 - - - - - - · 135 views

The first postage stamp of the Russian Empire, shown above, was issued on December 10, 1857. The new stamps were typographed on wove paper, imperforate, and watermarked with a colorless numeral "1".

The design features a crowned, draped, oval containing the Imperial Arms with posthorns below. The oval contains Russian inscriptions: "ПOЧTOBAЯ...

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What company makes the safest kids' toys?

Posted by samuel.scott87@yah in samuel.scott87@yah's Blog, 12 December 2014 - - - - - - · 323 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...

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Celebrity Baby Boom

Posted by stelledinotte in stelledinotte's Blog, 12 December 2014 - - - - - - · 541 views

Are we in a Celebrity Baby boom?

Names like Robby Williams, Haylie Duff, Jimmy Fallon, Sarah Drew and don't forget Prince William and Princess Kate are expecting there second just to mention a few.

Now you can dress your little angel just like the celebrities in affordable designer outfits

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Top Quality cloths

Posted by stelledinotte in stelledinotte's Blog, 08 December 2014 - - - - - - · 487 views

Top Quality cloths We just wonted to let everybody know about our new website www.stelledinotte.bigcartel.com

We were getting sick of the quality of baby cloths that you buy at the big retail outlets, so we wonted to make a different. we hand make all out own cloths and to the highest quality.

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IVF Survey

Posted by gabriellegarea in gabriellegarea's Blog, 04 December 2014 - - - - - - · 283 views

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.

Questionnaire link:
https://docs.google....viewform?c=0...

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Recurring Miscarriages

Posted by 3rdtimeluckyplease in Recurring Miscarriages, 03 December 2014 - - - - - - · 275 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...

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first appointment

Posted by Lou_Pt2 in Living True, 02 December 2014 - - - - - - · 143 views

Well, we saw our fertility specialist yesterday for our very first appointment.  It was excellent!  She was a really lovely lady, and we didn't feel judged or disheartened in any way.  She gave us some information about pros and cons of each different option and did an ultrasound on both of us to check out follicles and ovaries and while she was t...

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Types of Bridesmaid Dresses

Posted by donnawei in donnawei's Blog, 25 November 2014 - - - - - - · 711 views

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.
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Atrophic Vaginitis: What You Should Know?

Posted by anneyauster in Female Sexual Health and Pregnancy, 24 November 2014 - - - - - - · 784 views

Atrophic vaginitis refers to the erosion of the vaginal walls where they thin, become dry and inflamed as a result of reduced estrogen hormone in the body. This condition is seen mainly in post menopause and may also be seen in instances where a mother is breastfeeding a young one or any other time that estrogen levels of the body may dip. Most women who...

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Campervan holiday while pregnant.

Posted by Grandee in Grandee's Blog, 20 November 2014 - - - - - - · 484 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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Raising Your Children is About Being Happy

Posted by vadriane in Ronique's Space, 19 November 2014 - - - - - - · 701 views

Raising Your Children is About Being Happy The insights of a 20-something stay-at-home mum who found her way through the cracks of her complex daily routine to enjoy life and raise her family in a better way.

Being a stay-at-home mum  can definitely put your character to a challenge. First month is just great, then the task flow of your weekdays starts repeating over and over again running you i...

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What do you call other people's kids?

Posted by Patricia2014 in Patricia2014's Blog, 18 November 2014 - - - - - - · 706 views

What do you call other people's kids? What do you call other people's kids?
What do you call other people's kids?

Today I went to story time at the library for the first time.  Except for a few interactions at the playground months ago (before the freeze), this is the first time DS really played with strangers' kids rather than our friends'.  I found myself calling a few kids...

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Why Trees are Important for Sydney

Posted by treesydneycare in Trees Care Sydney, 17 November 2014 - - - - - - · 388 views

Trees take in carbon dioxide as an element of photosynthesis and thus minimize greenhouse fumes that can cause climatic change. In addition, they eliminate dangerous particles (allergens, diesel exhaust solids, and so on.) which lead to asthma attack along with other breathing troubles.

During the summer, trees keep people cool. They give you shade from...

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Negative PT and BT

Posted by Kelzor89 in Kelzor89's Blog, 09 November 2014 - - - - - - · 499 views

I have had atleast 5 people close to me and my partner (of 5 years) announce to us they are pregnant it came as a shock at first but when it sunk and I had a pregnancy scare not long after finding out my best friend was pregnant. I was 9 weeks late for my period neg PT and neg BT few days later my period came and it was brutal. I had a talk with my partne...

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Christmas present ideas

Posted by Emanuele82 in Emanuele82's Blog, 08 November 2014 - - - - - - · 448 views

HI not sure if this is the right area to put my question but with Christmas approaching we are having trouble finding something for our 2.5 year old (will be 3 just after Christmas) son. He loves Ben 10 and Spongebob but a lot of the usual things that kids love he doesn't (eg spiderman and other superheros). Plus over the year I find he can get bored...

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Enjoy your new life in Bleach Online

Posted by fqwlcx in Free RPG Online, 06 November 2014 - - - - - - · 593 views

Once done, check out the fan expansion Bleach free online games  . Unfortunately the lack of a source code release (despite attempts to get one) means that the engine hasn't seen the same technological polishing as other games of its vintage, though the original still looks okay if you don't mind the repeated textures.
Unless you count hundreds o...

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How To Psychologically Prepare Kids For Relocation

Posted by danabarkerdavies in danabarkerdavies' Blog, 05 November 2014 - - - - - - · 668 views

How To Psychologically Prepare Kids For Relocation 1. Take a tour to the new place  - even two or three if needed and if your finances allow it. The kids need to get used to the new place they are moving to and who knows maybe they will associate the family trip with pleasant memories and when the day comes it won't be so stressful to the them. You can even take them a couple of times to exciting spot...

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The within premium high quality leather and new arrival toms outside

Posted by youizkop in youizkop's Blog, 04 November 2014 - - - - - - · 547 views

TOMS footwear is the new phenomenon in town! Blake Mycoskie, the mastermind behind the brand, commenced the concept although traveling. It was in Argentina where he met children without shoes and wanted to make a modify that would trigger an effect. The TOMS notion is easy- For every pair of TOMS purchased, a kid in require will also get a pair. Prett...

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Toby's 4th Birthday

Posted by ~*Lou*~ in LJ's Diary, 31 October 2014 - - - - - - · 193 views

13/4/14
Toby is 4! We had his party last weekend, because Claudia was at Joey Scout Kangaree over his real birthday weekend – usual party of friends & grandparents, usual party food of sausage rolls, rainbow jellies, tiny teddy cars, honey joys, fruit & birthday cake – digger cake for the 2nd  year running (at Toby’s request).
Claudia had a ba...



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WIN an exclusive performance from Sam Moran!

To celebrate the release of children?s musical series Play Along with Sam, out now on DVD, we?re giving one lucky parent the chance to have Sam perform at their child?s pre-school or day care!

Toddler freed after getting trapped in escalator

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Why I'm kind of excited about my daughter's nits

Is it weird to say that I am secretly thrilled to find that my daughter Edie has nits?

Baby born at 10:11 on 12-13-14

Well, it's actually 13-12-14 to us over here. But still, Clare Elizabeth Keane's consecutive numerical birth time is pretty special.

On holding tightly and loving fiercely

We can't live in fear. This post is about Christmas and how at this time we should be celebrating life and grateful for what we have: our loved ones who we cherish fiercely.

Babies, relatives and coping with Christmas day

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Why I won't be posting pictures of my baby on Facebook

There are pros and cons to this policy.

The myths and truths of gender swaying

Here are a few popular methods hopeful parents-to-be use to try to get a baby of their preferred gender – and what an expert says about whether they really work.

10 easy DIY Christmas decoration ideas

It's officially time to get into the Christmas spirit. Why not branch out when you put up your tree this year and add a personal touch with a few DIY decorations? We've found the perfect easy-to-make ways to put more festive fever into your home.

The dangerous new trend of glucose challenge test refusal

A dangerous trend is seeing more mothers-to-be declining a relatively simple and painless test to check for gestational diabetes.

Office of Fair Trading reveals naughty toys ahead of Christmas

The Office of Fair Trading has pulled seven toys from shelves ahead of Christmas after they fail safety tests.

Video: Baby boy's trouble with twins

These twin girls will no doubt have fun fooling people in years to come, but nobody will be as confused as baby Landon.

Long-term reversible male contraceptive on its way

Men could soon have access to an injectable long-term contraceptive which works in a similar way to a vasectomy but promises to be easily reversed.

'I tried to kill my baby': one mum's story

After bathing and dressing her three-month-old son, Amanda had a rare moment alone with her baby.

Attack of the 'mummy brain'

I feel that almost every day, someone in my life - be they a friend, family member or complete stranger - feels the need to excuse my behaviour as I have other things on my mind.

Mum of baby who fell ill after drinking raw milk speaks out

A Melbourne mother has described how her son turned grey when he became seriously ill after drinking raw milk.

Australian divorce rate lowest since 1976

Modern newlyweds are now well into their 30s and marriage still offers something powerful a new book argues.

The aftermath of a traumatic birth experience

In Australia, 30 per cent of women find their birth experience traumatic, with 6 per cent going on to develop post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Young mum burns 'from inside-out'

A young mum is in intensive care after she took a friend's antibiotic and wound up with an ailment that is burning her body 'from the inside-out'.

The disagreement that can break a relationship

If he doesn't change his mind, all I can hope is that I will. It would be a waste to spend the rest of my marriage mourning a baby that never was.

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