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#1 Bel

Posted 12 November 2008 - 07:30 PM

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#2 winnie

Posted 13 November 2008 - 07:08 AM

Gold!!!!  Probably doesn't really count anymore since not many people post much.

Life is pretty good here.

Caitlin is more than ready to move onto Grade 2 next year.  She is doing really well at school and is frineds with everybody (which is not good for the purse when it comes to birthday invites!).

I need to put a brick on her and Hannah's head as they are both getting very tall.

Hannah has come along in leaps and bounds this last 6 months.  She is alot more social and talks non stop.  She is more than ready for school but still has another 12 months or so.  She is looking forward to Kinder though as she will have the same teacher as Caitlin.

I hope you are all well and getting ready for the Christmas rush.

Wendy

#3 enerjen1

Posted 17 November 2008 - 04:24 PM

SILVER for me

I just thought I would pop in and let you all know that our boy Benjamin James arrived safely on 31.10.08. 3.82kg, 51cm long and 35cm head circ. The girls are very much in love with their new brother.

#4 lizabelle

Posted 14 March 2009 - 08:20 PM

Congratulations Jen on Ben's arrival.... 4 kids now!!

Long time, no posting... hope all is well. Bethany is in grade 2 and really good, she has 4 adult teeth and I can see she will need braces LOL!! They are growing sideways ohmy.gif  we had braces with number 1 daughter and it is not cheap oomg.gif  b ut the results are worth it (but still feel ripped off  rant.gif

All my girls are at school with Shani (the suprise baby) starting school, thank god! I am working full time now, I have taken a new job running clinical trials for cancer patients. It is very challenging but I am enjoying it, and it is far more family friendly than shift work as a nurse.

Hope you are all well, I do think of you often, and of the great support we were to each other when our babies were young (???? 7 bloody years ago!!!! oomg2.gif  oomg2.gif  oomg2.gif

#5 enerjen1

Posted 14 March 2009 - 08:30 PM

Hi Liz,

Just had to post as my baby is turning 7 today, I can hardly believe it. This time 7 years ago I was in labour and getting very close to her being born. WOW! Where has the time gone.

I too think about this little group often and remember fondly sharing the pregnancy and the early years with you all.

Happy birthday to all the little ones coming up....

#6 lizabelle

Posted 14 March 2009 - 08:54 PM

Meant to say. I have facebook, my name is Elizabeth Heyer if anyone wants to add me as a friend hands.gif

#7 Debi

Posted 21 March 2009 - 06:40 PM

I just added you on facebook Liz (I think lol!).

Most of us are on facebook now and keep in contact there..

See ya!

#8 Neen

Posted 20 July 2009 - 10:48 AM

Hello everyone!  Just thought I'd pop in and see if anyone checks in here anymore.

The kids are all growing up - our 2002 'babies' now seven - hard to believe!  Seems like such a long time ago we used to post constantly on here!

Belated congrats to Jen on Benjamin's arrival!

#9 Debi

Posted 22 July 2009 - 09:50 PM

I'm still here original.gif

#10 winnie

Posted 28 July 2009 - 10:12 AM

Still here too!

#11 TheLittleRedHen

Posted 29 July 2009 - 12:35 AM

I'm here too. (not very often though)

Just thought I'd drop in to say that we're expecting No.6 (most likely a little girl) in December. bbaby.gif

The kids are all very excited, especially Madi as this will be her first sister!

We're trying to decide whether it would be crazy to move right now or not and what car to buy to fit everyone in.  blush.gif

Hope everyone is enjoying their lovely 7 year olds (hard to believe)

waves.gif

Brooke

Madi - 7
Flynn - 5
Declan - 4
Cooper - 3
Harrison - 3

Edited by CalmBlueOcean, 29 July 2009 - 12:39 AM.


#12 Flossy77

Posted 31 July 2009 - 09:50 PM

OMG brooke! you've been a busy girl!!!! lol

How are all our gorgeous 7 year old going? My darling is 7 going on 17!!! Isnt it funny when they get an opinion of what they woulk like to wear???

Talk to you all soon
Tarnya

PS Im on Facebook too under Tarnya New

#13 Neen

Posted 06 August 2009 - 11:24 PM

Thanks for letting me know Brooke, I thought I had set up to track this thread if there were posts but it mustn't be working...

Congrats again Brooke!   Wow, #6!  How are you feeling?  Must be exhausting with so many to take care of.  Best wishes for a healthy uneventful pregnancy.


Edited by Neen, 15 August 2009 - 10:28 PM.


#14 LittleBT

Posted 08 September 2009 - 06:10 AM

Congrats brook on #7 you  have nearly caught up to me lol biggrin.gif

I often think of you girls and the great friendship and support we showed each other when we were all pregnant.

Grayson is now in year 1 ( he repeated prep) and doing really well. His speach is a lot better then it once was.  He still  has some issues but all and all he is getting there and a delight.

#15 LittleBT

Posted 24 January 2010 - 03:32 PM

awww I must be a thread killer.  I hope you all had a great Christmas and  your  little ones have a great time in year two  or three. ( which ever they may be in)

awww I must be a thread killer.  I hope you all had a great Christmas and  your  little ones have a great time in year two  or three. ( which ever they may be in)

#16 Flaps

Posted 10 April 2010 - 08:02 PM

I can't believe I remembered my password and got on here AND found some people in this thread-we were once champion chatters!!

Charlotte will be 8 next week-how unbelievably fast those 8 years have gone, Alex just turned 6.

Nice to 'see' some of you original.gif


#17 Flossy77

Posted 05 September 2010 - 09:34 PM

ok girls time for a roll call.....

How many of us are still here???

#18 LambChop

Posted 19 February 2011 - 02:21 PM

Hi there original.gif

Well 9 years ago almost this moment in time, Austin was first born of the April 02 group - 9 years !!  Can you believe it !

Its been such a journey since his his birth, who would have thought original.gif

I caught up with Helen (with Bridie) just the other day, we remain very close friends and have been there for each other through lots of different things - I feel very blessed to have met her through here original.gif

I see a lot of the core group through facebook now, the kids are all so big now (and we all look as young as evern of course!!).

Take care all, I also think fond memories of those times in here and the highs & lows of our birth journies.

hugs.
Heather

ps, And special virtual lighting of candle for baby Monty, I think of Jessie & Monty every year around Austins birthday, it reminds me to live every moment original.gif

#19 SaraW

Posted 10 April 2012 - 01:18 PM

Hi girls

I never come into EB anymore, but I'm having a moment today as Cameron turns 10 original.gif  and remembering all the support and chats we used to have, so thought I'd go searching for our thread!  Big Happy 10th Birthday wishes to all our beautiful babies  biggrin.gif   Hasn't 10 years just zipped past???

Hope you and your families are all doing well xxxxx

#20 TheLittleRedHen

Posted 10 April 2012 - 06:17 PM

Hello Sara
It is a tiny bit quiet around here, isn't it?
Happy birthday to Cameron.
Madi's birthday is coming up on Sunday. She has already decided that it will be the best day ever so I guess I have some work to do!
Time certainly does zip past.

Hope every one else is doing well ( the ones I don't see around on Facebook too)

Brooke
DD 2002, DS 2004, DS 2005, DS 2006, DS 2006, DD 2009, DS 2010




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