Jump to content

I would like to se up a roster system for Quixote.


  • Please log in to reply
191 replies to this topic

#1 muminbusiness

Posted 19 April 2012 - 07:41 AM

Does anyone mind? As everyone has probably read Quixote/Jess is going through a really rough time at the moment with her girls. I see there has been offers to help but I thought I could get the ball rolling?
If anyone is willing to help please let me no. I will message her shortly and ask what she needs. I thought meals would be a good idea, money donations maybe,gel/heat packs, maybe nappies?
If I'm treading on any toes please let me no.
Thanks


#2 muminbusiness

Posted 19 April 2012 - 08:21 AM

Please pm me if you can help!

#3 itsaboysworld

Posted 19 April 2012 - 08:39 AM

Please PM me bank details and I am happy to make a small donation, it wont be much but im sure every dollar will help.

#4 muminbusiness

Posted 19 April 2012 - 08:51 AM

Thanks itsaboysworld will pm you shortly.
Mods please can you do your thingie on this thread please.

#5 Danzie

Posted 19 April 2012 - 09:04 AM

Good on you OP.
Also happy to make small donation, every bit helps I guess.  They really appreciated it last time.  This family has had a bloody rough 12 months.   We could even call it a first birthday present to the girls so it's not seen as charity?
PM details when you are ready to go.

Cheers,
D.

#6 muminbusiness

Posted 19 April 2012 - 09:10 AM

QUOTE (Danzie @ 19/04/2012, 10:04 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Good on you OP.
Also happy to make small donation, every bit helps I guess.  They really appreciated it last time.  This family has had a bloody rough 12 months.   We could even call it a first birthday present to the girls so it's not seen as charity?
PM details when you are ready to go.

Cheers,
D.

Pm sent. Thank you again original.gif

#7 nayjay

Posted 19 April 2012 - 09:21 AM

Can u send me details too please?  I live too far away to help out but would love to make a small donation.

#8 mewsings

Posted 19 April 2012 - 09:23 AM

Happy to make meals !

#9 item

Posted 19 April 2012 - 09:25 AM

PM to me, too please!

#10 meggs1

Posted 19 April 2012 - 09:29 AM

QUOTE (item @ 19/04/2012, 09:25 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
PM to me, too please!


Me too.

#11 EBeditor

Posted 19 April 2012 - 09:33 AM

What a wonderful idea muminbusiness.

As usual, we have to advise that Fairfax accepts no responsibility for lost or mis-directed donations.

Any donations should be given freely with no expectations.

#12 muminbusiness

Posted 19 April 2012 - 09:36 AM

QUOTE (EBeditor @ 19/04/2012, 10:33 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
What a wonderful idea muminbusiness.

As usual, we have to advise that Fairfax accepts no responsibility for lost or mis-directed donations.

Any donations should be given freely with no expectations.

Thank you for doing that original.gif

#13 niknok

Posted 19 April 2012 - 09:37 AM

PM me too please . And I can do meals or anything else too.

#14 muminbusiness

Posted 19 April 2012 - 09:40 AM

QUOTE (mewsings @ 19/04/2012, 10:23 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Happy to make meals !

Thank you! I have pm Jess with regards to this will update here ASAP?

#15 muminbusiness

Posted 19 April 2012 - 09:42 AM

QUOTE (niknok @ 19/04/2012, 10:37 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
PM me too please . And I can do meals or anything else too.

Hi there. Can you confirm if I've just pm you please. I just got side tracked with one of my kids.

#16 EssentialBludger

Posted 19 April 2012 - 09:44 AM

Hey everyone.
I'm 100% sure that Jess won't accept any money after what happened last time. There were a lot of rumours flying around about the donations when the twins were born, all of which were simply not true. It actually caused her a lot of added stress at a time when her girls were fighting to survive and she really didn't need anything else to worry about. If anyone is planning on being nasty about this, I simply suggest you close the thread.
Meals are a great idea though. original.gif

#17 twin2

Posted 19 April 2012 - 09:45 AM

Posted edited as I posted at the same time as Essential bludger-- Im more than happy to send a donation however I do not want to cause Jess any more stress--Pls let me know what you decide

Edited by twin2, 19 April 2012 - 09:48 AM.


#18 duckasorus

Posted 19 April 2012 - 09:53 AM

I am happy to give a bit to :-)

I can do meals but I dont drive so if anyone is coming from armadale area im happy to pass on a meal.
I can do lasgna

Edited by owlingaround, 19 April 2012 - 09:56 AM.


#19 YellowKittyGlenn

Posted 19 April 2012 - 09:54 AM

I'm in a different state but want to make something. Can you PM me where/who I forward to?
This is a great idea OP

#20 muminbusiness

Posted 19 April 2012 - 09:58 AM

QUOTE (EssentialBludger @ 19/04/2012, 09:44 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Hey everyone.
I'm 100% sure that Jess won't accept any money after what happened last time. There were a lot of rumours flying around about the donations when the twins were born, all of which were simply not true. It actually caused her a lot of added stress at a time when her girls were fighting to survive and she really didn't need anything else to worry about. If anyone is planning on being nasty about this, I simply suggest you close the thread.
Meals are a great idea though. original.gif

Hi there eb.
The last thing I want to do is cause Jess any stress at all. I would like to say here right now. I have never meet Jess,but I've been following her story right from the word go. I want to do something to help and I know a lot of people are to far away to do meals. There has been no one at all that has asked me to do this. I should also add people that are so kind to donate I think are doing so with any expectations on what Jess is to do with the money. Please let me know what everyone thinks. If it is going to cause stress I will get the thread closed. Please let me reiterate again if this thread stays open and people do decide to donate please do so without conditions.
Thank you again

#21 soontobegran

Posted 19 April 2012 - 10:00 AM

QUOTE (EssentialBludger @ 19/04/2012, 09:44 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Hey everyone.
I'm 100% sure that Jess won't accept any money after what happened last time. There were a lot of rumours flying around about the donations when the twins were born, all of which were simply not true. It actually caused her a lot of added stress at a time when her girls were fighting to survive and she really didn't need anything else to worry about. If anyone is planning on being nasty about this, I simply suggest you close the thread.
Meals are a great idea though. original.gif



It is so incredibly sad that happened. I have a SIL in Perth, could she drop something at the hospital?

#22 muminbusiness

Posted 19 April 2012 - 10:01 AM

QUOTE (soontobegran @ 19/04/2012, 10:00 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
It is so incredibly sad that happened. I have a SIL in Perth, could she drop something at the hospital?

Hi there.
I will check with Jess and update.
Thanks

#23 -*meh*-

Posted 19 April 2012 - 10:10 AM

i would love to send the twins a small birthday present each and a lovely card... could you provide me with a address to send them and also the girls clothing sizes?

#24 muminbusiness

Posted 19 April 2012 - 10:12 AM

QUOTE (-*meh*- @ 19/04/2012, 11:10 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
i would love to send the twins a small birthday present each and a lovely card... could you provide me with a address to send them and also the girls clothing sizes?

Lovley,lovely idea. Will check with Jess and update here.

#25 muminbusiness

Posted 19 April 2012 - 10:35 AM

A few people are wanting an address to send the girls a gift for their birthday. Please could you pm me and I will give you my address and collect all these things and pass them on to Jess.
Also have heard from Jess and she was very overwhelmed with this all. Could you please pm if you can do meals and on what day.
Thanks again all.
Oh I have also mentioned the money situation to her,she was heading up to the hospital so she will reply when she gets the chance.




1 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 1 guests, 0 anonymous users

 

Life with anxiety

At times, I feel pretty worthless. In those moments, all I want to do is curl up into a ball and hide in the dark. I can try to quiet my mind, but it won?t shut up.

IVF leaves woman pregnant with another couple's twins

An Italian woman has been told the twins she is three months pregnant with are not hers.

'My mother-in-law found out our baby's gender behind our backs'

My husband and I mutually decided that we didn?t want to know our baby's sex before the birth, but his mother couldn't handle that.

What you need for the 'fourth trimester'

In my opinion, the first three months after the birth are the most intense. Here's what got me through that time after welcoming my baby.

Weaning a toddler off a dummy: a 15-day plan

Weaning your child off the dummy can be a traumatic experience for both of you. Here are some tips to help you through.

Choosing to be a solo parent

Two women share their stories of longing for a baby so much that they each decided not to wait for a partner before becoming a mum.

Asphyxia link another piece of the SIDS puzzle

An Australian study has uncovered information which could lead to a better understanding of why babies die from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome.

Rescue dog Zoey and BFF Jasper star in adorable pics

Photographer, self-professed "crazy dog lady" and mum Grace Chon takes photos of rescue dog Zoey and her 10-month-old son Jasper together. The results are just too cute. See more on Instagram @thegracechon.

The ultimate travel stroller: the Mountain Buggy nano

We tried the Mountain Buggy nano and give it an enthusiastic thumbs up. As the ultimate travel stroller, it's practical, has great features, and looks fab, too.

Mum's heartbreak as son dies in road accident

Daly Thomas and her two young sons were walking home from church on Tuesday afternoon. Her youngest son never made it.

New Kate Spade baby bag designs

Don?t adjust your screen: this bright beauty is coming to you in full colour.

Easter gifts for babies, no chocolate in sight!

If this is your little one?s first Easter you might want to mark the occasion with something a little extra special. Here are 10 Easter gift ideas, which won't harm little teeth.

Download now: Essential Kids Activity Finder app

Got bored kids? Quickly find the best activities for kids wherever you are in Australia with the Essential Kids app.

 
Advertisement
 
Advertisement
 
 
 

What's hot on EB

Win the brand new phil&teds vibe

Check out the good looking new release of the Vibe 3 and the Verve 4-wheeler inline strollers. To celebrate their release, we have a Vibe with double kit to give away.

Baby sleep

From birth to one year and beyond, read about baby sleep, soothing techniques, routines, and sleep school experiences.

Easter gifts for babies, no chocolate in sight!

If this is your little one?s first Easter you might want to mark the occasion with something a little extra special. Here are 10 Easter gift ideas, which won't harm little teeth.

7 tips for a kid-free trip, not a guilt trip

Although I?m jumping out of my skin to take my child-free holiday, I?m dreading the goodbye. But I?m determined to make the most of it without tarnishing it with guilt or sadness about leaving the kids.

Itchibubs: clothes for babies and toddlers with eczema

Parents of children who suffer from eczema will know only too well the scratching that occurs around the clock. A new clothing range aims to help make everyone more comfortable.

Ear piercing: what age is best?

What is it that shapes our opinions on what?s an 'appropriate' age for our children to get their ears pierced? Parents share their views on how young is too young when it comes to piercing.

Caring for kids helps grandmothers stay mentally alert

Looking after grandchildren can help grandmothers ward off brain disease - but it's also possible to get too much of a good thing, researchers say.

Why I loved my third home water birth

After two water births at home, I was determined to give birth to my son the same way. I just hoped this birth would be quicker than my last two.

Revealed: 7 ways food marketers try to trick consumers

If you?re confused by food labels, you?re not alone. Next time you?re shopping for food, look out for these seven common labelling tricks.

'My mother-in-law found out our baby's gender behind our backs'

My husband and I mutually decided that we didn?t want to know our baby's sex before the birth, but his mother couldn't handle that.

 

Free Printable Activities

Keeping little hands busy

Free printable acitivity pages like colouring in, cutting, word finders, mazes, maths activities and puzzles.

 
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.