Jump to content
Dandenong Ranges Mums Chat thread
95 replies to this topic
Posted 27 March 2012 - 12:58 AM
Dude, why is the text box so oddly shaped now?
PS - GOLD!
So whats happening girls?
Mel - are you still able to get up from the couch?
Posted 27 March 2012 - 07:21 AM
Feeling better here, just the tail end of sniffles and coughing. Hope everyone else is okay.
Looking forward to the school hols now, and of course Easter with all the yummy chocolate!!
What's everyone up to?
Posted 27 March 2012 - 08:06 AM
Doing nothing here over Easter, nothing besides chillaxing hopefully. I don't have to work Easter Sunday. Yay!
el - Are you guys going away?
Posted 27 March 2012 - 01:46 PM
Dude, why is the text box so oddly shaped now?
The EB Tech team are aware of this odd unintended change and will be fixing it ASAP.
Posted 29 March 2012 - 04:03 PM
Hello ladies! What is going on?
We've had our last day of kindy so officially on holidays. Not doing anything exciting during them here, been beautiful weather recently
Posted 05 April 2012 - 08:12 PM
Hi all - we're off to Kyneton tomorrow for three days to stay with my sister and the rest of the family - looking forward to not moving off the sofa for three whole days !
I finally found an amazing handyman to do some of the stuff I needed doing around the house, so bear in mind if any of you ladies is loiking for someone who is actually RELIABLE !!! The bathroom reno starts in two weeks, lets hope I can keep the boys in till then, but am not holding my breath. The braxton hicks have started and they are intense ! I'm already dreaming about that epidural ...
have a great easter, all.
Posted 15 April 2012 - 06:22 PM
just checking in to say I am alive and well.
I put some size 5 boys jeans up for sale if anyone is interested - shameless self promotion LOL!
Apart from that I am busy with work and kids etc... between karate, football/ cricket I am now doing karate myself. If anyone wants a laugh come down and watch!
anyhoo hope everyone had safe and fun school holidays
Posted 01 May 2012 - 09:53 PM
The Micawber sounds goooooood.....
Edited by eL~loco, 01 May 2012 - 09:54 PM.
Posted 02 May 2012 - 06:57 PM
Mmmm comfort food, log fire, wine and good company. Yep I'm down. Organise it Nay.
Posted 02 May 2012 - 06:59 PM
I'm open to any time/day this month, anyone have a preference?
Posted 02 May 2012 - 10:39 PM
So is a Friday night still okay for everyone??
I have something on the 11th but am good for any others as far as I know!
Posted 03 May 2012 - 08:40 PM
Hi there, had anyone else noticed this topic was closed?
I just noticed it now and I suppose it was me (otherwise who else?) but it has to be an accident, I certainly didn't intend to.
Opened again, apologies for that.
Posted 04 May 2012 - 10:40 AM
I did see it was closed but I thought another would be started Thanks!
So I'd prefer the 18th or the 25th, and I am still open to another day if need be.
Posted 04 May 2012 - 11:25 AM
I've been picking up extra shifts on Fri night, but seeing how they are extra ones it means I can have the night off So yeah, I should be good for most Fri nights provided its planned
Posted 07 May 2012 - 05:28 PM
So...is this dead or what? Maybe sharing some good news will liven it up a bit in here? Possibly?
Good news - I've been promoted at work. YAY, a little bit more money and more responsibility and will look better on my resume. So am happy with that.
How are the rest of ya?
*note to self, stop posting without glasses on because it makes you feel stupid to edit such a short post.
Edited by MothershipConnection, 07 May 2012 - 05:29 PM.
Posted 08 May 2012 - 03:32 PM
Congrats on the promotion Steph! well done!
did someone say comfort food and wine?! count me in! can't do this Friday but the 18th or 25th are fine at the mo... could probably do other days too with enough notice to fit around the rest of the family's busy social calendar!
Anyone got exciting plans for mothers day? I'm hoping to chillax!
1 user(s) are reading this topic
0 members, 1 guests, 0 anonymous users
Some phrases just pop out before you really think about them, but there are some things you should try to not say to a new mum.
The phone calls started a couple of weeks ago. At about 5.30 each evening - if I am lucky - I will be greeted by a sweet, excited voice declaring: "'Allo Annie".
You sometimes have to wonder whether relationship/sex advice from magazines is designed to help or humiliate.
People used to think that social skills were something kids were born with, not taught.
Lately I've been thinking about the caesarean stories and the brave women who birth their children with strength and beauty.
Scientists have calculated at exactly what age you need to start trying to get pregnant to have the best chance of realising your dream.
Differently abled child
Why are people so concerned for this happy child and his mother?
When it comes to two-year-olds and birthday cakes there are a few requests that are usually at the top of the list. But a cake featuring a local personal injury lawyer?
When we become mums, our instinct to protect our children and keep them safe from harm is so strong we're often likened to a Mama Bear protecting her cubs.
There are no guaranteed ways to avoid the dreaded winter illnesses completely, but there are ways we can boost our children's immunity.
Jade Beall usually chooses to breastfeed her son, now 3, in private. This week, however, she shared portraits of her breastfeeding her preschooler.
Your schedule is not important to your two-year-old, and you cannot convince her otherwise. So what can you do?
A child whose remains were dumped in a suitcase in the South Australian bush is believed to have been a girl aged between two-and-a-half to four.
An Argentinian mum and politician has caused a stir on social media after being filmed breastfeeding her baby.
It was 1am on a cold winter's night when I woke suddenly to the screams of my 12-month-old son. Our lives were about to change forever.
Inflatable and portable children's pools may be required to be sold with compulsory fencing to prevent backyard drownings, with some experts even floating the idea of a ban.
At 11.07am on April 2 this year, Sarah Marriott welcomed baby Sebastian into the world.
These kids' beds definitely fit the brief of providing personality and personal space for little people who are moving up in the world.
Since becoming noticeably pregnant, my son has taken more of an interest in the sibling he'll soon have.
In this age of political correctness, it seems the one subject still subject to discrimination is that of the Only Child.
A neighbour heard a child screaming before a baby was found dead, believed to have been stabbed, in a house in Newcastle.
So far, 206 Samsung washing machines have caught fire and some have exploded. But many remain in people's homes.
We all know that having a baby can turn your life upside down - and it can also bring a raft of new anxieties and worries.
Couples using IVF may be able to choose the gender of their babies and women could be financially compensated for donating their eggs.
Not too young, and not too old. That's reportedly the best age to get married. Not everyone agrees.
Get your free ticket to the Sydney Essential Baby & Toddler Show for September 25-27 - register online now.
Top 5 Articles
After giving birth, the last thing you want to think about is contraception. But you can get pregnant before your period comes back.
Parents of toddlers everywhere know the feeling. After working up the courage to take your child out for lunch or dinner in public you are rewarded with a mid-meal meltdown.
Two children were killed when pieces from their Malm furniture line tipped over.
Is it safe to use fake tan, hair dye and nail varnish during pregnancy?
I am in no way qualified to advise women on how to cope with hyperemesis, but I've learnt some lessons that might be worth sharing with other partners.
The truth is, I can no longer deny that my walking, babbling, somewhat-independent little miss is no longer a bona fide 'baby'.
Best friends share everything - and for these two life-long friends, that includes family.
If you're looking to introduce an organic element into your baby's nursery but want to step away from natural timber, we have the perfect alternative.
Men who become fathers experience weight gain and an increase in body mass index, a measurement of body fat based on height and weight, according to a new, large-scale study
She said the photo of a boy with Down syndrome in a washing machine was taken just for fun, but no one else was laughing.
Would you know what to do in a fire emergency? How safe is your home and family?
An opulent high tea at a luxury Melbourne hotel has left 44 people with salmonella poisoning - including a pregnant woman, who went into early labour.
Where does hanger come from? And why is it that only some people seem to get hangry?
It's a heartbreaking video that anyone who has ever considered not vaccinating against whooping cough must see.
An Australian couple could face a medical expenses of more than $1 million after their baby boy was born three months prematurely while they were holidaying in Hawaii.
Don't be surprised if your morning brew does more than wake you up. There's more to this magical elixir than you might think.
Days out from Prince George's second birthday, his parents' tendency to dress him in classical style clothing has been revealed as a cunning ploy.
An incredible birth video shows a mother delivering her own baby as her husband drives along a freeway in a vain attempt to reach hospital.
Many women happily breastfeed well into pregnancy while others wean sooner; yet others continue to breastfeed both infants together. This is a personal choice.
One minute they're contentedly snuggled in the sanctuary of their mum's tummy, and the next they arrive into an overwhelming reality of lights, cameras and action.
A new gadget uses a tiny microscope and the camera on an iPad to calculate sperm count and motility.
I cried when a specialist told me at exactly 28 weeks that our twin boys would have to be born within 48 hours.
Julia Watson, a mum of four young girls, was diagnosed with stage 4 bowel cancer in December 2013. She shares her latest blog piece with Essential Baby.
Get your free ticket to The Essential Baby & Toddler Show and save $20 - register online now!