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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-10-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 146
Posted By katelove
Ha! Good one. My girls often store things in...

Ha! Good one.

My girls often store things in my cleavage. Usually rice crackers.

One that I can't blame on them, though, happened before they were born. At work I usually clip my pen to the...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   07-09-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 457
Posted By katelove
I often have dinner leftovers for breakfast. This...

I often have dinner leftovers for breakfast. This morning I had chicken soup with bread and butter.
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   07-09-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 586
Posted By katelove
As Kathymuggle mentioned above, rust of itself is...

As Kathymuggle mentioned above, rust of itself is not a tetanus issue. We talk about the classic tetanus injury being from a "rusty nail" because they are an object which one might expect to find in...
Forum: Child & Teen Health   07-09-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 304
Posted By katelove
Putting him in a chlorinated pool is as effective...

Putting him in a chlorinated pool is as effective a cleaning method as any other. And probably more effective than some.

I think if you're going to allow a child to play outside you have to be...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-08-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 145
Posted By katelove
How old is your child? Bright blood in the stools...

How old is your child? Bright blood in the stools is a very common sign of milk protein intolerance in babies.
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   07-08-2014, 02:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 867
Posted By katelove
Yep, the ones which come in a box all stuffed in...

Yep, the ones which come in a box all stuffed in together are not sterile. The sterile ones are wrapped in in paper and each pair is in it's own individual sealed envelope. There is also a special...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-07-2014, 02:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 260
Posted By katelove
I agree with Asiago, although I generally respond...

I agree with Asiago, although I generally respond in a shocked tone first: "Oh, DD! Hitting is not ok!" I would probably also ask him if there was anything he wanted to say to his friend (ie...
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   07-07-2014, 01:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 867
Posted By katelove
You don't need sterile gloves for cleaning up...

You don't need sterile gloves for cleaning up though. Or for doing anything other than suturing really. Just ordinary vinyl or latex gloves. If it is just for cleaning up a pair of washing up gloves...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   07-07-2014, 01:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 201
Posted By katelove
My oldest DD is only four so I don't have a...

My oldest DD is only four so I don't have a healthy, well-adjusted adult to show you :-) I do feel that it is great to allow children to co-sleep until they are ready to make the transition if it is...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   07-06-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,186
Posted By katelove
62.9kg (138.67lb) Yay, losing again! No...

62.9kg (138.67lb)

Yay, losing again! No chocolate since last Wednesday and it hasn't been nearly as hard as it has been previously when I've tried to cut down. So I'm feeling pretty good.

Good...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-06-2014, 02:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 315
Posted By katelove
When my grandmother was in a retirement hostel...

When my grandmother was in a retirement hostel she kept a supply of her own favourite biscuits, tea, sherry etc. Maybe something like that for your grandmother?

Or a picture or picture collage of...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   07-05-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 3,335
Posted By katelove
Do you read the blog Attic24? She's done some...

Do you read the blog Attic24? She's done some nice crotcheted bags.
Forum: Arts & Crafts   07-05-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 3,335
Posted By katelove
21-22/52 - a set of fleecy pyjamas for each of...

21-22/52 - a set of fleecy pyjamas for each of the girls. I'm quite pleased with how they turned out. They're quite big so, hopefully, they'll do for next winter as well.

23/52 - pair of...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-03-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 604
Posted By katelove
Pre-children, I always ironed pillowcases. I...

Pre-children, I always ironed pillowcases. I might go back to it one day when they're older. I do like the look and feel.
Forum: Potty Learning   07-02-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 238
Posted By katelove
I would wait, personally. Unless they seem very,...

I would wait, personally. Unless they seem very, very ready. My oldest daughter was the same age as yours will be when DD2 was born. She had sat on the toilet a few times and took great interest in...
Forum: Baby Health   07-01-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 63
Posted By katelove
Could be an infection caused by a foreign body....

Could be an infection caused by a foreign body. We often have small children brought to ED where the first sign they had stuck something in their nose or ear was discharge or a foul smell.

It...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-30-2014, 02:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 604
Posted By katelove
My goal is once a week but, for lots of reasons...

My goal is once a week but, for lots of reasons mostly related to being the mother of small children, it is often longer than that.
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   06-29-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,186
Posted By katelove
63.4kg (139.77lb) A tiny loss. I've had a...

63.4kg (139.77lb)

A tiny loss. I've had a small epiphany regarding my chocolate consumption recently. It's pretty out of control. I don't think giving up completely is healthy or realistic for me...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   06-27-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 3,335
Posted By katelove
19/52 - flannelette nightie for DD1. It's quite a...

19/52 - flannelette nightie for DD1. It's quite a bit too big for her so it will do for next year as well, which is nice. And she loves it, so that's nice too.

20/52 - fleecy dressing gown for...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   06-25-2014, 01:35 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,186
Posted By katelove
63.5kg (140.2lb) on Monday morning. My goal...

63.5kg (140.2lb) on Monday morning.

My goal for this challenge is to get below 60kg and stay there!
Forum: Site Help   06-24-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 13,563
Posted By katelove
I am using the mobile version so I have different...

I am using the mobile version so I have different gripes but yes, I hate it too :-(
Forum: Unassisted Childbirth   06-24-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 629
Posted By katelove
Can you talk to the midwife about what her other...

Can you talk to the midwife about what her other clients have done? And see if she has a particular practice or practitioner she refers people to for postnatal care.

Also, maybe she could put you...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   06-24-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 233
Posted By katelove
You poor thing. It sounds like you are feeling...

You poor thing. It sounds like you are feeling dreadful. Maybe you could talk to the NICU social worker as a starting point. It's very normal to have feelings of anger and grief and frustration but...
Forum: Birth Professionals   06-21-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 543
Posted By katelove
That sounds lovely.

That sounds lovely.
Forum: I'm Pregnant   06-21-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 340
Posted By katelove
I would be more concerned about the risk of DVT...

I would be more concerned about the risk of DVT than giving birth TBH. I would suggest you wear compression stockings and do leg exercises every hour in addition to stopping every two hours and...
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