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Posted 21 November 2012 - 01:11 AM
I know it's late and a Tuesday night to boot, but I really need to talk about some sort of inane crap, anyone interested?
Posted 21 November 2012 - 01:31 AM
C'mon I see a few lurkers! I'm pumping and typing with my left hand.
I prefer waking at 2 or 3am for overnight feeds... The TV is better!
Posted 21 November 2012 - 01:33 AM
Ah... Those were the days, pumping milk. Fun times. Well I am self medicating with gin tonight, just as well my pumping days are over.
Posted 21 November 2012 - 01:33 AM
Feels odd to say but yes I'm a mum now! My son is a month old. He has been awake waay too much today!
Posted 21 November 2012 - 01:35 AM
Oh, and home shopping at 2~3 am or 80s comedy reruns
Edited by Jemstar, 21 November 2012 - 01:38 AM.
Posted 21 November 2012 - 01:37 AM
Hmm an alcoholic drink does sound good but gin? I'm missing wine a bit at the moment.
So tell me, whats the best thing about being a mum to boys?
Posted 21 November 2012 - 01:48 AM
Needed heavy duty tonight, but big wine fan too. Being a mum to boys? Busy! But great, generally good fun, with a bit of frustration thrown into the mix. Challenging, but delightful.
Posted 21 November 2012 - 01:54 AM
That's good to hear (about the boys thing). It must be nice having a bunch of boys! Right now just looking after the one is enough for me to learn! There is so much I don't know yet. Learning while being sleep deprived seems a hard combination.
Well sorry to up and leave, I've gotta go cram in a couple of hours sleep. Jemstar I hope you can do the same soon.
Posted 21 November 2012 - 09:18 AM
Just saw your other thread Jemstar.
EB will be here when you need it. Someone is always here.
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