Jump to content

today is just awesome!
share your goodness!


  • Please log in to reply
20 replies to this topic

#1 Bob-the-skull

Posted 12 December 2012 - 02:45 PM

Today everything is just working for me!

Went and got lunch, gave feedback about one of their sister sites, they gave me part of my lunch for free...

got to work, busy but OMG they finally implimented some of the changes we asked for!

boss lady calls me over - asks if i want to do an earlier shift on friday seeing i am in the office anyway... means early finish!

then the icing on the cake... says that xmas eve should be quite and do i want the day off... if i was working i wouldn't get home til 7/7.30 xmas eve!

Everything is just great today!

#2 1975ladybug

Posted 12 December 2012 - 02:52 PM

Your awesome day sounds good!

Can I share my awesome day?

DS and I both had a day of from the real world, (work and daycare) when on a bus ride, shared morning tea, caught the bus home and have not done much else, awesome day for me after a busy month!

#3 Ice Queen

Posted 12 December 2012 - 02:57 PM

Nice one OP!  Especially being able to spend Christmas Eve with the family or getting organised.

I took the kids to the beach this morning and we had an awesome morning.   biggrin.gif   And I even managed NOT to get them sunburnt!  It is 37 here today.

#4 jks91

Posted 12 December 2012 - 06:37 PM

My day didn't start out very awesome (half my house was affected by flooding from last nights storms) but my insurer just rang me back to say they can get an assessor out tomorrow to look at everything - when I rang to claim they said it could be up to 8 working days!  Impressed original.gif

#5 DylJayBen's Mum

Posted 12 December 2012 - 07:21 PM

I finished all of my christmas shopping today!! Yay biggrin.gif

#6 Expelliarmus

Posted 12 December 2012 - 07:23 PM

Got some pretty cool info this afternoon. It came with some not so fun information and no guarantee however ... so I'm not really sure how awesome I feel about it! LOL

#7 Therese

Posted 12 December 2012 - 07:24 PM

My day hasn't been great but I am so pleased for everyone else original.gif

#8 *BluePinkie*

Posted 12 December 2012 - 07:53 PM

Glad I wasn't the only one that had and awesome day.

I got a phone call from the school today telling me DS is getting an award at the end of year assembly on Friday.

This is the second year in a row. We are so proud.

#9 wildflowers

Posted 12 December 2012 - 07:57 PM

Some good friends got married at 12pm 12/12/12.  it was a beautiful ceremony, they have been together for 11 years.

#10 AnotherFeral

Posted 12 December 2012 - 08:06 PM

I had my first day at a new job and it went really well. I haven't been in regular employment for over six years and someone I met by chance through my kids' swimming lessons has given me an opportunity to get back into paid work. I'm very grateful.

#11 MadyFez

Posted 12 December 2012 - 08:21 PM

Pleased for everyone else's great day, mine however was too cr*p to begin to explain.  I ended up leaving work in tears due to a mistake that was all my fault.

#12 mitty82

Posted 12 December 2012 - 08:32 PM

My day was awesome until I found out that a friend of mine has been diagnosed with cancer at the age of 30!!

Glad everyone else had an awesome day. Im thankful for my children and my health.

#13 *Lib*

Posted 12 December 2012 - 08:39 PM

My day worked out really nicely today!

#14 Beanbag Warrior

Posted 12 December 2012 - 08:45 PM

My day was quite reasonably okay, but my evening is seeing me suffer from may possible be terminal boredom.

#15 elmo_mum

Posted 12 December 2012 - 08:55 PM

i had a good day

went back to nuture group (playgroup thing for miracle babies) had some nice morning tea and was able to talk to adults!!

got a referral for the dr for ds (to see his pead hes had since birth,...grr)

then a friend popped in for a chat!

now have ds curled up on my lap and watching breakfast club

#16 spando

Posted 12 December 2012 - 08:58 PM

My day was awesome and bad. I found my diamond earring my dh gave me after my natural drug free birth ( not by choice)of my dd that I thought I had lost at the pool and was gone forever. I was too scared to tell him i had lost it as he hates spending money on jewlery but came home and surprised me with these.
Bad thing realised that I hadn't just misplaced my nappy bag i think it got stolen and the realization that I'm pretty sure it had the iPad and our spare set of car keys in it. Not so good.

#17 *CalamityJane*

Posted 12 December 2012 - 09:03 PM

I managed to knock of some horrible jobs at work and feel so much better now they are done.  My new employee started today and I think she's going to be fab.

Ducked into the bike shop to get my brother a voucher for his birthday and casually asked if they might have a record of the bike we bought DH there 2 years ago because it had been stolen.  He printed out the original receipt for me, and gave me a quote for a replacement bike on the spot.  I've just put a claim in online and it took less than 5 minutes original.gif.  If the insurance company pay out, DH will be so happy.

#18 emnut

Posted 12 December 2012 - 09:13 PM

visited DS2 to find that he has taken the massive step forward of now being on CPAP (10 hours & counting & still going well)  biggrin.gif

#19 AliC05

Posted 12 December 2012 - 09:15 PM

OH wow I had an awesome day too!!
Went to the mail - got a random govt letter.

Get a cheque for $900!!!!??
TUrns out the govt accidently didnt pay me the Kevin 07 stimulus money and based on my 07/08 tax return (which i did years ago) I get heaps of cashola!!!

Hoorah !!

#20 NunSoFeral

Posted 12 December 2012 - 09:15 PM

QUOTE (*BluePinkie* @ 12/12/2012, 07:53 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I got a phone call from the school today telling me DS is getting an award at the end of year assembly on Friday.

This is the second year in a row. We are so proud.


Snap
My Zac took out the literacy award across three Grade Two classes.
Trying to ease the medal off him now, lest he strangles himself whilst sleeping.

Teary proud. biggrin.gif


#21 *BluePinkie*

Posted 13 December 2012 - 09:57 PM

QUOTE (gettheetoanunnery @ 12/12/2012, 07:15 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Snap
My Zac took out the literacy award across three Grade Two classes.
Trying to ease the medal off him now, lest he strangles himself whilst sleeping.

Teary proud. biggrin.gif



Well done!!




1 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 1 guests, 0 anonymous users

 

How to talk about your pregnancy at work

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.

Tell us your story to win!

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.

Where to get help to help your baby sleep

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.

Vintage baby names having a comeback

What makes some names have comebacks while others silently fade into oblivion? A few factors come into play.

When your partner doesn't want you to breastfeed

Dads can have many reasons for not wanting their partners to breastfeed their baby, but both parents should learn more about it before making a final decision.

Model mum Sarah Stage shares post-baby selfie

Most new mums would recoil at the thought, but Sarah Stage has shared a post-pregnancy selfie just four days after giving birth.

I'll admit it: I have last child parenting fatigue

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.

Exhaustion is not the same as tiredness

Having a new baby isn't tiring - it can be downright exhausting.

Five posterior babies, four home births

I was on a high. I'd done it all by myself with no help from anyone.

Mum's list of birthday gift demands goes viral

We're big fans of kids' birthday parties - but this is one bash we're glad we didn't get an invite to.

Kate Middleton to receive 'loyalty discount' for second birth

Everybody loves a bargain - including the Duchess of Cambridge.

Fish & chip shop owner's sad note goes viral

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 need good nutrition advice, not judgment

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.

When your child wants you to have another baby

Giving your child a sibling when you don't want to have another baby can be a complex issue.

William Tyrrell's mum speaks out: 'We hope he is still alive'

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".

Family comes first for 23-year-old Tommy Connolly

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.

Newborn all-girl quintuplets 'doing great'

The first all-female quintuplets born in the United States were delivered last week, at 28 weeks and two days.

Model mum's big baby silences critics

He may be less than a week old, but baby James Hunter has already helped his model mum silence her critics.

Jammy, Hula Hoop, Rage: Reddit reveals most unusual baby names

A recent Reddit thread has revealed some of the more creative names in the world.

Woman awakens from coma, learns she gave birth

A US woman awakened this week from a four-month-long coma that doctors had feared would be permanent and learned that she had given birth to a baby boy, according to her family.

'Give us a break': mum sent shocking letter over Facebook baby pics

Posting a lot of baby photos doesn't make you a bad person. It may make your Facebook feed a little irritating, but it doesn't make you a bad person.

In defense of the dads who do so much

It's time to shift the focus off what dads aren’t doing and shine it on what they are.

The modern cloth nappies too cute to cover up

If you're only just joining the modern cloth nappy movement, or would like to spruce up your collection, we have to introduce you to Designer Bums.

How breastfeeding can affect your libido

When you’ve just had a baby, having sex isn’t usually top priority. In fact, for a lot of women it rates about as appealing as changing another dirty nappy.

Should pregnant women be allowed to use 'parent and child' car parking spots?

Is it acceptable to use these car parking spots when pregnant? How many of us would admit to doing it?

Healthy baby from sperm taken 48 hours after a man died

Fertility doctors have described their "most extraordinary case" - creating a healthy baby from sperm taken 48 hours after a man had died.

Sign up to our 30 days of #PlayIQ challenge

Sign up to receive 30 amazing tips and ideas for play with baby during the month of April and submit a picture or tip on our social wall for a chance to win an amazing Fisher-Price prize pack.

 
Advertisement
 
Advertisement
 
 
 

What's hot on EB

Last chance to win a year's supply of toys

You have less than a week left to win your child one of five Fisher-Price toy packs valued at over $600 each - hurry, enter today!

Childcare is a big problem, but there's more to it

Let’s keep talking about these issues and not allow them to be put into a neat little box that’s labelled ‘Fix childcare and everything is solved’.

Pink's awesome response to body-shaming trolls

When trolls felt the need to comment on 35-year-old singer-songwriter Pink's weight, her answer was an awesome ode to body love.

Fertility clinic offers egg donors $5000

A national chain of fertility clinics is offering egg donors a $5000 payment to cover their expenses, a first for Australia which is raising concerns the money could act as an inducement.

Baby boy abandoned in India amid fresh surrogacy concerns

Australian officials could do nothing to stop an Australian couple from abandoning their baby son, born through surrogacy in India, after they decided they did not want to bring him to Australia.

Herd immunity and community responsibility: how free-riders can make kids suffer

Individual choice works for haircuts and handbags, but not for preventing infectious diseases that kill kids.

Photographer captures 'unexpected beauty' of birth

If there is one thing Leilani Rogers knows about childbirth, it is that no two deliveries are ever the same.

Expectations vs the reality of making a toddler's clothes

Note to self: less sewing, more life. Not the party dress, but the party. The toddler, as usual, has it all figured out.

Mum meets 'dead' daughter 49 years after birth

In 1965, Zella Jackson-Price was told her premature baby girl had died shortly after birth.

How pregnancy probiotics can help you and your baby

New research suggests that taking specific pregnancy probiotics could be the answer to a range of common pregnancy side effects.

53 creative pregnancy announcements

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.

IKEA hacks for the nursery and kids' rooms

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.

36 baby names inspired by food and drinks

A French court may have ruled out Nutella as a baby name, but that doesn't have to stop you from taking inspiration from the supermarket (or bottle shop). See what parents in the US have chosen for their delicious little ones.

 

ENTER NOW!

Win a year's worth of toys

Last week to submit a picture of your baby at play for your chance to win. Visit the Play Wall to view our recent entries.

 
Advertisement
 
 
Essential Baby and Essential Kids is the place to find parenting information and parenting support relating to conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids, maternity, family budgeting, family travel, nutrition and wellbeing, family entertainment, kids entertainment, tips for the family home, child-friendly recipes and parenting. Try our pregnancy due date calculator to determine your due date, or our ovulation calculator to predict ovulation and your fertile period. Our pregnancy week by week guide shows your baby's stages of development. Access our very active mum's discussion groups in the Essential Baby forums or the Essential Kids forums to talk to mums about conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids and parenting lifestyle. Essential Baby also offers a baby names database of more than 22,000 baby names, popular baby names, boys' names, girls' names and baby names advice in our baby names forum. Essential Kids features a range of free printable worksheets for kids from preschool years through to primary school years. For the latest baby clothes, maternity clothes, maternity accessories, toddler products, kids toys and kids clothing, breastfeeding and other parenting resources, check out Essential Baby and Essential Kids.