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Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   Today, 08:13 PM
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Posted By katelove
Maybe try life with a toddler or pets, depending...

Maybe try life with a toddler or pets, depending on whether the behaviour issues are with the cats or the toddler.
Forum: Diapering   08-18-2014, 08:48 PM
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Posted By katelove
Brolly sheets are brilliant for protecting beds....

Brolly sheets are brilliant for protecting beds. We've had ours for over 4 years and they're still in excellent condition. The top is a heavy cotton which is quilted to the layer underneath so it...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   08-18-2014, 06:45 PM
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Posted By katelove
We've never used a co-sleeper but found bedrails...

We've never used a co-sleeper but found bedrails very useful. Gives you all more space as you can sleep right up to the edge of the mattress.
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   08-18-2014, 06:32 PM
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Views: 157
Posted By katelove
I'm here again. Perched on my plateau [sigh]. ...

I'm here again. Perched on my plateau [sigh].
63.2kg (139.33lb)
Forum: Meal Planning   08-17-2014, 07:35 PM
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Posted By katelove
What about just toasted sandwiches? Or untoasted...

What about just toasted sandwiches? Or untoasted sandwiches? Get some nice bread or rolls, cheese, tomato, leafy greens, leftover roast meat of any sort if you have it. If not, ham, salami, tinned...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   08-17-2014, 01:58 PM
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Posted By katelove
Subbing for when I have more time.

Subbing for when I have more time.
Forum: Preteens and Teens   08-17-2014, 01:55 PM
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Views: 2,547
Posted By katelove
Oh, I see. Ha! Sorry, I thought you meant how it...

Oh, I see. Ha! Sorry, I thought you meant how it came up for discussion in the thread.
Forum: Preteens and Teens   08-17-2014, 12:37 PM
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Posted By katelove
Because in the first post, OP said she hadn't...

Because in the first post, OP said she hadn't decided whether to tell the girl's parents or not.
Forum: Fertility   08-16-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By katelove
If you had unprotected sex with one person and...

If you had unprotected sex with one person and then sex with a condom with another the chances are way higher that the unprotected guy is the father.
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   08-16-2014, 06:59 PM
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Posted By katelove
I agree. I don't have step-children of an age to...

I agree. I don't have step-children of an age to be sharing things but DD1 (age 4) and her friends always swap clothes when they're playing.

I do think that it would be nice to get DSD some hair...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   08-16-2014, 01:43 AM
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Posted By katelove
Can you put the cot in your room? The SIDS...

Can you put the cot in your room? The SIDS guidelines recommend room sharing for at least 6-12months anyway so that might be a good compromise for you all. You could also try side-carring the cot....
Forum: Breastfeeding   08-16-2014, 01:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 332
Posted By katelove
Yes, night feeding/expressing is important for...

Yes, night feeding/expressing is important for maintaining supply. Apart from it just being extra stimulation, prolactin levels are highest between 1am and 5am.
Forum: Meal Planning   08-15-2014, 07:15 PM
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Posted By katelove
Cous cous is good for using up leftover. Roast or...

Cous cous is good for using up leftover. Roast or grilled veggies, leafy greens, some toasted nuts if you want too, shredded/small chunks of meat. Then dress with an olive oil/vinegar/maple syrup...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   08-12-2014, 07:22 PM
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Views: 2,547
Posted By katelove
I agree.

I agree.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-12-2014, 03:26 PM
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Posted By katelove
We use the taste.com Spanish rice recipe. We wrap...

We use the taste.com Spanish rice recipe. We wrap it in flat bread and top with grated cheese, fresh tomatoes, sour cream and avocado(if we have them). Also delicious with the flat bread omitted and...
Forum: Life With a Baby   08-12-2014, 03:23 PM
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Posted By katelove
Newborns get lots of skin spots as JustJenny...

Newborns get lots of skin spots as JustJenny said. I can't see the picture well (on my phone). Do some of the red spots have white centres, like tiny pustules? If so, it's probably erythema toxicum....
Forum: Preteens and Teens   08-12-2014, 12:32 AM
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Views: 2,547
Posted By katelove
I agree :-) I should have clarified that i didn't...

I agree :-) I should have clarified that i didn't think punishment was warranted at all.

I agree that it is hard to think of our children as sexual beings but that is our own issue to work...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   08-11-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,547
Posted By katelove
What is the issue for you? That they were having...

What is the issue for you? That they were having sex or that he was supposed to be supervising his little sister?

If it the former, I don't think there is much you can do. If you haven't already,...
Forum: Breastfeeding   08-11-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 332
Posted By katelove
What is your ultimate goal? Are you intending to...

What is your ultimate goal? Are you intending to wean off the bottles/formula and return to exclusive breastfeeding? If so then it is definitely worth expressing to maintain your supply while you do...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   08-10-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 266
Posted By katelove
I am a registered nurse and midwife. I'm in...

I am a registered nurse and midwife. I'm in Australia so things are a bit different but anyway :-)

Pros: as much casual work as I want. I choose to work only day shifts, only on my husband's days...
Forum: Gardening   08-08-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 257
Posted By katelove
Ah, probably should have picked that when I...

Ah, probably should have picked that when I looked at the article. Shame, I was quite looking forward to some troubleshooting :-)
Forum: Gardening   08-07-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 257
Posted By katelove
What is the problem? Are your plants not growing?...

What is the problem? Are your plants not growing? Growing but not bearing? Setting fruit but not maturing? If you can give more details I might have some suggestions.
Forum: I'm Pregnant   08-07-2014, 07:57 PM
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Views: 235
Posted By katelove
It doesn't sound like either to me, based on your...

It doesn't sound like either to me, based on your description of the location. The bartholin glands are located just inside the vagina and narbothian cysts occur on the cervix. It may still be a cyst...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   08-06-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 394
Posted By katelove
I haven't read it yet but I just ordered "Two...

I haven't read it yet but I just ordered "Two Thousand Kisses a Day" LR Knost which talks about connecting with our children at every stage, including adulthood. You could have a look at that and see...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   08-05-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 627
Posted By katelove
I think this is excellent advice.

I think this is excellent advice.
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