Jump to content

How many years have you been on EB?


  • Please log in to reply
125 replies to this topic

#1 Jen1

Posted 25 January 2013 - 10:58 PM

I have been on EB since the 31st of July 2003 when I was pregnant with my 3rd baby.  

How long have you been around EB?

#2 **Xena**

Posted 25 January 2013 - 11:01 PM

First joined in 2004 and was here for about 6 months. Then I forgot my log in details and rejoined in 2007.

I was pretty anonymous though until I changed my username to Xena original.gif

#3 katieface84

Posted 25 January 2013 - 11:04 PM

Almost 4 years now. Joined a DIG when I was pregnant with DS.

#4 Missmousie

Posted 25 January 2013 - 11:05 PM

Still a newbie here! Just on a year.

#5 bakesgirls

Posted 25 January 2013 - 11:05 PM

I first joined in 2001 when I was pregnant with my first, so 12 years this year.

Edited by bakesgirls, 25 January 2013 - 11:06 PM.


#6 JJ

Posted 25 January 2013 - 11:07 PM

Since I was about 25 weeks pregnant with my DS who is starting high school next week. biggrin.gif

(When I put it like that, it kind of blows my mind a little bit.)

I have a real love-hate relationship with EB, but not many other things have been as constant in my life over the last decade.

Edited by JJ, 25 January 2013 - 11:12 PM.


#7 Jen1

Posted 25 January 2013 - 11:08 PM

Xena, interesting that you joined in 2004 and was here for 6 months and you rejoined in 2007!!  I think your username is fantastic and it suits you to a tee with your great photo's!! Glad you are still around as I think EB is addictive. grin.gif

#8 Mrs Dinosaurus

Posted 25 January 2013 - 11:10 PM

4 years.

Seems longer (in a good way - I love you gels)

ETA -5 years! It is longer biggrin.gif

Edited by Dinosaurus, 25 January 2013 - 11:12 PM.


#9 Peppery

Posted 25 January 2013 - 11:11 PM

Joined originally in April 08, posted a bit in my DIG. Decided to re-join this month.

#10 Jen1

Posted 25 January 2013 - 11:11 PM

bakesgirls, that is fantastic you have been here for so long.  biggrin.gif

My eldest is about to start high school this year as well.

DIG's are fantastic, I joined one with my last baby.

Missmouise, enjoy being on EB, it is great.

#11 **Xena**

Posted 25 January 2013 - 11:13 PM

QUOTE (Jen1 @ 26/01/2013, 12:08 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Xena, interesting that you joined in 2004 and was here for 6 months and you rejoined in 2007!!  I think your username is fantastic and it suits you to a tee with your great photo's!! Glad you are still around as I think EB is addictive. grin.gif


It's massively addictive.

Mostly for me I think it's because it's so hard to debate topics IRL with my friends. They often get uncomfortable with difference of opinion and see it as arguing. I love a rousing debate personally and am pretty hard to offend and love debating topics biggrin.gif
Plus there are so many intelligent women here who can really make me think and examine my opinions and beliefs. That excites me tongue.gif

Sometimes I wander off for awhile but it never seems to last very long laughing2.gif

#12 Jen1

Posted 25 January 2013 - 11:13 PM

Dinosaurus, that is great with 5 years!!

Peppery, welcome back!!



#13 The Awesome One

Posted 25 January 2013 - 11:13 PM

I think I joined in 2004/5 when researching PCOS

#14 FeralProudSwahili

Posted 25 January 2013 - 11:13 PM

I first joined 10 years ago, almost to the date. I didn't really start posting though until 2006, so 7 years. Eeek.

#15 i-candi

Posted 25 January 2013 - 11:14 PM

before/early  2002 ???

#16 Peppery

Posted 25 January 2013 - 11:17 PM

QUOTE (Jen1 @ 26/01/2013, 12:13 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Peppery, welcome back!!


Thank you, I still remember some usernames from almost 5 years ago.

#17 baddmammajamma

Posted 25 January 2013 - 11:17 PM

I am coming up on my 5th anniversary!

I joined while we were living in Singapore. Our daughter had just received her provisional ASD diagnosis, and we were scrambling to relocate to Australia. I didn't know where were were going to end up living, but I thought the North Shore of Sydney sounded nice...so I started posting in the (now defunct) Lower North Shore group thread.

I ended up getting four wonderful friends out of that group, including my closest friend in Sydney -- the gorgeous Kay1.

I don't even live in the Lower North Shore  biggrin.gif , but I guess I will always be an honorary "LNS" member!

#18 wiggles

Posted 25 January 2013 - 11:18 PM

I joined in 2000, had a baby, sleep deprived and forgot my log in details, and was busy with stuff.  So created this user name in 2003. I should change it as DS is certainly not into the wiggles!!


Edited by wiggles, 25 January 2013 - 11:19 PM.


#19 bakesgirls

Posted 25 January 2013 - 11:19 PM

QUOTE (Jen1 @ 26/01/2013, 12:11 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
bakesgirls, that is fantastic you have been here for so long.  biggrin.gif

My eldest is about to start high school this year as well.


I didn't start posting for many years though, I just lurked original.gif  My eldest starts high school next year. I can't believe how fast time has flown by!

#20 ~polly~

Posted 25 January 2013 - 11:19 PM

I'm a newbie, not even 1 year! I joined when I first started ttc. No one irl knows we r ttc so it's been great talking to ppl going thru the same stuff. And yes I'm already addicted  original.gif

#21 Expelliarmus

Posted 25 January 2013 - 11:20 PM

13 years, give or take a hiatus or two.

#22 Jupiter

Posted 25 January 2013 - 11:23 PM

In a couple of weeks it will be 13 years.

Therese has been here longer though. ninja.gif

#23 flyingfree

Posted 25 January 2013 - 11:27 PM

7 years ago next Tuesday I joined EB, didn't post much in the early days but after the loss of my daughter in 09 this place was my lifeline

#24 PrincessPinkenIt

Posted 25 January 2013 - 11:30 PM

I joined 6yrs ago last November, a few weeks before having DD.

Edited by PrincessPinkenIt, 25 January 2013 - 11:30 PM.


#25 **Xena**

Posted 25 January 2013 - 11:32 PM

I just realised I have only been here half as long as many people here and yet have 19,500 posts as of the next one. I either talk too much or need to get a life. Probably both laughing2.gif

Edited by **Xena**, 25 January 2013 - 11:33 PM.





0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

 

Why we tend to hold our babies on our left side

On which side of your body do you carry or cradle your baby? If you answered "left" then you're not alone.

Taking fish oil in pregnancy may prevent childhood asthma

Women who took omega-3 fatty acid supplements (fish oil supplements) in pregnancy reduced the risk of their children developing asthma by almost one third.

Mum, dad and son all share a birthday

Luke and Hillary Gardner never have a problem remembering each other's birthday.

Mum shares the bittersweet truth about pregnancy after miscarriage

A mother's candid and heartfelt reflections about pregnancy after miscarriage are providing comfort to other women.

16 simple ways to make your baby smarter

What's the best way to mentally stimulate your baby? It doesn't take a genius - just a loving, involved parent.

Your blood pressure could predict baby's sex even before conception

The average blood pressure of mother could suggest a baby's sex before it even exists, a study has found.

The breastfeeding photo that says it all

Ashley Rockill was lucky enough to have her birth photographer on hand to capture a precious moment.

13 pregnancy superstitions from across the globe

In honour of Black Friday, let's explore 13 of the strangest pregnancy superstitions from across the globe.

I'm a stay-at-home mum, and I'm sending my son to daycare

When you become a mum you give birth to a beautiful baby, but you also give birth to guilt.

Mum gives birth to 'Incredible Hulk' 6.4kg baby

An American mother was shocked when she gave to a 6.4kg (14lb 1oz) baby last month.

Mum demands $530 for daughter's shoes after playdate

A mum has made a pretty bold move by demanding $532 for a pair of her daughter's shoes that were damaged at another family's house. 

A toddler's guide to helping around the house

If a toddler was to write a guide to 'help' you with the household chores, it would go something like this.

The breast pump you can use on the go

The game-changing breast pump promises to make life easier all round.

'Mum, don't be mad but I've just had a baby'

A teen mum has shared her birth story – and her shock at not knowing she was pregnant until her baby's head emerged.

No, Senator, childcare workers don't just wipe noses and stop fights

The only thing childcare workers spend their time doing is "wiping noses and stopping the kids from killing each other"? Not quite.

'I wanted to be the birth mum so much'

When people say "aren't you lucky that there are two of you, that you can switch?" I give them a tight smile.

6 myths about breastfeeding toddlers

Although breastfeeding a toddler isn't for everybody, if you choose to nurse beyond babyhood you can expect some strong reactions.

 
Advertisement
 

Top 5 Articles

Advertisement
 
 
 

From our network

Your child's fine motor skills: what you should know

There is less of a focus on fine motor skills, but they're just as important as others. (SPONSORED)

5 ways music helps your toddler's development

There are at least five other compelling reasons to get musical around your toddler. (SPONSORED)

 

Baby Names

Unusual Celeb Baby Names

Click through the gallery to read the details and see some of the most memorable monikers in show biz families.

 
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.