Jump to content

April 04 Parents # 105

  • Please log in to reply
41 replies to this topic

#26 Eileithyia

Posted 30 July 2009 - 10:03 PM

Katy, you do what you feel is right with the feeding. You can always start really slowly with it and see how he copes.

We have our shipping containers finally. One is unloaded and the other is still on the docks being "dealt" with as they found a live bug, one they had never seen before. GREAT! and that was the one with the correct paperwork saying it had been fumigated.

13 crates of marble flooring so far. original.gif Just gotta build the house for it.

I'm back on night shift next week so fingers crossed I get to catch some lovely new babies without too many dramas! Nights are always good for women who just turn up ready to push it out.

#27 fishingwidow

Posted 01 August 2009 - 01:34 PM

Well I got one night where E didn't feed until 3am, but then last night it was back to 2 feeds again. Yesterday from 6.30am through to 6.30am this morning I fed him 9 times oomg2.gif 10 if you count the one a 6.30 this morning. And he is not just snacking, he is feeding me dry, everytime. I figure I will just see how he goes until he is 5 months and re-evaluate the solids then. I might also do a drop in at the MCHN to see if he is growing.

Leanne - Wow, marble floors ohmy.gif My bro tried to convince us to put marble in out bathroom. He is a stone mason and uses it a lot. He however, wasn't offering to supply it or lay it, so we went with lino laughing2.gif I might ask him to make us something for the new house though, as he does amazing carving. I hope you managed to catch some babies original.gif bbaby.gif

waves.gif llove.gif

#28 ~Kaylene~

Posted 08 August 2009 - 03:11 PM

Leanne...you should have used my hubby wink.gif Hes a customs broker wink.gif but WOW lucky you to have marble!!

Katy...go with your instincts...Miss C was on solids at 4 months, Em 6...they are ready when they are ready! Have you tried water instead to see if its just habit?? Justa thought.

Here...I shot a wedding Wednesday at a weeks notice original.gif Was sooooo much fun original.gif I do love weddings and am thinking of getting into them mor eseriously. ALL so far have come from referrals and I have done 7 original.gif original.gif One or two a month would be awesome original.gif

Ok I better get back to it...big night tonight original.gif WAs hubby and my bdays so we are going out to drink WAYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY too much and have fun wink.gif WOOHOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO original.gif

K original.gif

#29 fishingwidow

Posted 09 August 2009 - 02:36 PM

Eamon's feeding has now improved, as has his sleeping. I think it might have been a bit of a combination of the two. I  might still start him on solids at 5 months, but whatever happens, it won't be until we have moved into the new house. We pick up the keys tomorrow, and I'll take over a few boxes then, and let the kids choose their room.

Kaylene - I haven't tried water, because he cracks it majorly if I try to put a dummy in so I don't think he will take to well to a bottle. How exciting doing more weddings. Your business sure is expanding, you always seem to be doing something new and interesting. I loved the wedding photos with the balloon. Hope you had a great birthdya night and aren't too hungover

waves.gif llove.gif

#30 funandgames

Posted 18 August 2009 - 12:19 PM

Hi all,

Sorry I haven't replied in ages, been rather busy with the kids as you all are.  rolleyes.gif   Not sure if you remember me I have Cooper,

Katy congrats on your 3 baby soo happy for you.

Kaylene - your little girl is soooo cute, glad you are enjoying your photography I am jealous, I would love to get into it, I didn't a basic course for digital slr at our local communtiy college but I just don't get the time to practice.

Not much is new with us Cooper is a bit of a soccer star and lives and breathes it, he starts school next year and we have just had our interview for it.

Promise to keep checking in.

Take care guys.


#31 ~Kaylene~

Posted 02 September 2009 - 02:45 PM

Hey chickies

Soooooooooooooooo quiet in here!!!!

Well my biggest news is...I got to shoot a birth! OMG was it AMAZING!!! Absolutely magical! original.gif Can't wait to share but i want to show the Mum and Dad first! I think I have found my niche original.gif original.gif Well I hope so original.gif Now to work out pricing etc which is hte hardest part!

Miss E is starting to walk...she is up to 10 steps original.gif original.gif But i wish it woudl all slow down...my babies are all growing up WAY too fast!

Katy are you all settled in now? Hows E? Behaving yet?

Shelly of course we remember you original.gif original.gif Pick up that camera and run with it original.gif

hugs to all, hope you are all well original.gif
K original.gif

#32 fishingwidow

Posted 04 September 2009 - 01:18 PM

We are all settled in now. Close enough to it anyway. We finally have the phone and internet back on too after 2 weeks without. Supposedly if you are not with Telstra they like to make it as difficult as possible rolleyes.gif Anyway, I will know for the next move to get in earlier.

We went and checked out Lily's new school the other day. It looks lovely, and I think she will really do well there. She is really looking forward to it.

Eamon's feeding has slowed down, but I have started him on solids anyway. He has been on them for just over a week and is doing really well. I have also stopped any night feeds, as it was more habit than need. I am still up a lot settling him, but it goes straight back to sleep, unlike when he is hungry, where he keeps waking.

Kaylene - How exciting getting to photograph a birth oomg2.gif Was it for a friend? Well done Miss E on walking to tthumbs.gif Your baby is growing up. You'll have to get another one tongue.gif

Shelly - Of course we remember you. Nice to hear from you.

#33 Ailime

Posted 04 September 2009 - 07:46 PM

Hi Girls

How are we all?

Glad to hear that you are settled in now...

Shooting a birth... wow, how special!

Hello... Welcome back, I still remember you original.gif

How are you and family? Hope things are going great and everyone is happy & healthy...

As for us...
We've had another round of cold in the family. Thank God we are almost 100% recovered now (apart from the odd cough that attacks out of the blue).

We had been so unwell last week that I seriously considered to cancel our planned weekend at Mt. Selwyn.

I didn't do much preparation in advance as I was still feeling pretty sick.
However, DH was very keen as we were not only going with my group of close friends, but also his closed mates from his Uni times.

As DH was so keen, we decided to still go (after all, we would still be sick - sick and have fun sounded better than sick and confined lol ).

I am glad we went even though it was with rushed (therefore tiring for me) preparation. We ended up having great break (well, I am discounting all the coughing that hurts my abdomen and ribs plus causing me limited sleep original.gif)

Anyone plans something special for Father's Day?
The boys made some drawings, cards, and rocky road at preschool which they are suppose to hide and give to daddy on Sunday morning (but DH is reading my typing right now, so it's no longer a surprise for him wwhistle.gif )

#34 ~Kaylene~

Posted 07 September 2009 - 05:36 PM

Hey girls original.gif

The birth was AMAZING! Not a friend, someone off Eb and the first time I ever met her was 2 days before bubs came! Such a magical experience. A coupel of after pics on my FB page and flickr too original.gif

Miss E still isnt properly walking...she does boglaps on her walker but woudl rather be carried wink.gif No more babies though *sigh*

Hope the kiddies all enjoyed fathers day original.gif Quiet one here as it rained....

Emilia glad you had a nice holiday original.gif

Katy new house sounds great original.gif

Us not much news...all is well original.gif
K original.gif

#35 Ailime

Posted 09 October 2009 - 02:43 PM

Hi everyone...

Thought I'd better bump this thread before it gets buried even further original.gif

How is everyone?

So far we are having a nice school holiday break - I am enjoying the slower pace of holiday and the absence of the need to rush the kids all morning.

I had a great time catching up with my sister & one IRL friend here yesterday. It was pretty exhausting for me as the host, but really fun!

Hope everyone has a great weekend...

It's freezing cold here right now that I am actually wearing a winter jacket!

#36 Patcaz

Posted 08 November 2009 - 03:37 PM

It has been a while!  Haven't been on here as I lost my login when I changed my email address, but have updated it all now.

Great to read what some of you are up to!  

AFM - Life just moves way to fast, you blink and years have passed!  Ryan started school this year and he is loving it.  And we have a surprise package due in may next year.

Hope all is well with everyone original.gif

#37 ~Kaylene~

Posted 19 December 2009 - 02:31 PM

Hey girls...whoa this thread needs resus!!!!

Breathe...breathe...breathe!!!! Pump pump pump....do i hear a pulse???

Waves to Emilia and Carolyn.....how are you both?

Us....all great here original.gif S is almost year ONE! Whoa! Thats just scarey. Holidays now YIPEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE original.gif original.gif original.gif original.gif

Business is NUTS! and I am loving it original.gif I have never been so busy before. Its awesome, and people are spending more original.gif LOVE that! original.gif Its even better because we need it...T isnt working atm so I am doing the working thing original.gif So basically we are both home most of the time so loving that too original.gif

Hope you pop back.....
Kaylene original.gif

#38 BonKalKady

Posted 06 March 2010 - 08:41 PM

Hi waves.gif

just popping in, to say g'day!

Nothing much to report original.gif usual daily dramas of 3 kids lol!

Whats everyone doing for bdays this month and next? original.gif Can't believe they are turning 6! I have NFI what to buy Kaleb... any ideas? I've booked him a bowling party, he is very excited about that!

Anywho, hopefully I'll be back sooner rather than later haha!  rolleyes.gif

#39 Mumto3cheekyboys

Posted 18 August 2010 - 03:54 PM

Sorry I have been MIA as shift work has basically taken over my life.  I hope that everyone is well and I will get back here tomorrow when I have some more time to write.

#40 Mumto3cheekyboys

Posted 18 March 2011 - 11:31 PM

Just wondering if any of you pop in here anymore?

#41 Ailime

Posted 26 March 2011 - 10:13 PM

Don't think so, especially since we are all on FB now original.gif

#42 Mumto3cheekyboys

Posted 20 November 2011 - 12:27 AM

Unfortunately I do not have most of you on my facebook page.  I would love to hear from you all.  Just pm me facebook details.

1 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 1 guests, 0 anonymous users


Toilet training from birth? It is possible

This method, called elimination communication (EC or assisted infant toilet training), is becoming increasingly popular in the West.

Help - I'll be missing fatherhood from the very start

My first baby is due in a few months, but I'm going to miss the birth.

US updates baby safe sleeping guidelines

US safe baby sleeping guidelines have been updated and brought in line with those recognised by Australian health authorities.

The illness that's a greater threat to babies than Zika, but far less discussed

The world has been galvanised by the Zika epidemic. But for pregnant women and their infants, cytomegalovirus (CMV) is the far greater viral threat.

What pregnancy is really like: mums share their honest opinions

We asked real women what surprised them during their pregnancy. They've shared their experiences in the hope of preparing the rest of us better for the ride

Watch hilarious montage of strangest pregnancy questions on Yahoo Answers

Some of the strangest questions about pregnancy - and some of the most bizarre spelling - have made for a hilarious video.

Real mums review the ergoPouch Sleep Suit Bag

We asked the Essential Baby Real Mums' Review Team to check out the new ergoPouch Spring/Summer 1.0 Tog Sleep Suit Bag - here's what they thought.

11 essentials and 'nice to haves' for the nursery

Everything you'll need in the first few months and beyond.

Celebrating our success stories as parents

Why are most conversations I have with parents about the one thing we're struggling with – not the many things our kids are accomplishing?

Toddler Eddie has piece of skull removed after falling from couch

When toddler Eddie Kidd fell off the couch at his Queensland home two months ago, his family could not have imagined what would follow.

A breastfeeding emoji may be on its way

It's how many new mums spend much of their time, so it makes sense that a breastfeeding emoji is being considered for inclusion in the next round of updates.

Red wine a fertility boost for some women, study finds

A daily glass of red wine could help boost fertility in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), according to a new study.

Awesome Halloween costume ideas for pregnancy

Got a bump to accessorise with this Halloween?

Toddler's excellent reaction to kids staring at her birthmark

A two-year-old who has a large red birthmark on her face was completely prepared to deal with the reactions of other kids on her first day of preschool.

7 things I wish I'd known before I had a miscarriage

Like most people, I knew basically nothing about miscarriage until it happened to me.

How to reduce your chances of perineal tearing in birth

The use of heat packs, along with other aspects of clinical care, can reduce your risk of tearing in birth.

Baby Freya the 'happiest baby in the world' at five days old

A premature baby who weighed just 1.7kg when she was born has been called the "happiest baby in the world".

Help! My baby won't drink my expressed breast milk

"I need my baby to drink my milk because I am going back to work in a couple of weeks – please tell me I won't have to ditch my entire freezer stash!"

The wonder cot that soothes crying babies back to sleep

Promising to come to the aid of exhausted parents, the high-tech bassinet can detect when a baby is crying and soothe them back to sleep.


Top 5 Articles


What's hot on EB

What pregnancy is really like: mums share their honest opinions

We asked real women what surprised them during their pregnancy. They've shared their experiences in the hope of preparing the rest of us better for the ride

A breastfeeding emoji may be on its way

It's how many new mums spend much of their time, so it makes sense that a breastfeeding emoji is being considered for inclusion in the next round of updates.

10 things to consider before trying for a baby

Here are a few things for you and your partner to discuss as you start trying for a bub of your own.


Vintage Toys

The toys of your childhood

Take a trip down memory lane with these vinage and retro toys that you may have had in your childhood or your parent's childhood.

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.