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Forum: Gentle Discipline   02-07-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 296
Posted By Rainbow2911
My dd is 8 years old and mostly a sweetpea. But...

My dd is 8 years old and mostly a sweetpea. But when something isn't right with her? Watch out! She's very stubborn and seems absolutely determined to escalate things as far as possible....
Forum: Frugality & Finances   11-04-2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 3,533
Posted By Rainbow2911
I'm not doing too well with this so far! Not had...

I'm not doing too well with this so far! Not had any no spend days at all yet, and we over spent today on groceries. But I don't expect to have any no spend days at the beginning of this month as...
Forum: Fertility   11-04-2012, 02:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 243
Posted By Rainbow2911
I don't have any answers for you i'm afraid. I...

I don't have any answers for you i'm afraid. I was coming here to ask a similar question - i'm a week late, crampy but no period. And definately not pregnant (no sex this month plus dh has had a...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   11-02-2012, 09:56 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 3,533
Posted By Rainbow2911
I really need to join too! I am Ruth, a SAHM and...

I really need to join too! I am Ruth, a SAHM and student parent to 3. It's been a really expensive year so far (I got married and there were also 2 other family weddings and 2 new babies to welcome)...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   02-03-2012, 02:33 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,229
Posted By Rainbow2911
My son loves the horrible history, science and...

My son loves the horrible history, science and maths books. His school library seems to have an unending supply! We've also been reading the Debi Gliori 'pure dead' series.
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   02-03-2012, 02:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,140
Posted By Rainbow2911
Ooh that sounds good. Would definatly help in...

Ooh that sounds good. Would definatly help in the immediate future for his teacher (and us at home) to keep him entertained. A teacher suggested today that I start talking to the govenor in charge...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   02-03-2012, 07:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,140
Posted By Rainbow2911
I am looking for advice and suggestions -...

I am looking for advice and suggestions - especially from people who know the UK system. My 9 year old is very gifted. He's academically excellent all round but has an especial gift in maths. He has...
Forum: Traditional Foods   01-24-2012, 04:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,426
Posted By Rainbow2911
My kids will take the cod liver oil (orange...

My kids will take the cod liver oil (orange flavoured) if they have some milk or kefir to chase it with. I personally find the orange flavour disgusting, really fishy. But I actually like the...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   01-01-2012, 05:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 803
Posted By Rainbow2911
I had a huge fear of this especially when I was...

I had a huge fear of this especially when I was a single parent. My eldest was able to memorise how to call for help and in what circumstances from a very early age thankfully. Such a sad story. :(
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   12-30-2011, 09:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 371
Posted By Rainbow2911
The chewelry looks really useful - would...

The chewelry looks really useful - would probably make his clothes last a bit longer! He has some seriously frayed sleeve ends and jumpers.
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   12-29-2011, 09:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 371
Posted By Rainbow2911
Fantastic! This is just the kind of thing I was...

Fantastic! This is just the kind of thing I was looking for. Thank you! My son has been looking at these with me and loves the idea. :0)
 
 
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   12-29-2011, 05:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 371
Posted By Rainbow2911
My eldest son has just turned 9 and is on the...

My eldest son has just turned 9 and is on the milder end of the autistic spectrum. We are having some troubles at the moment with some habits of his that need addressing. He tends to like to fiddle...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   08-02-2011, 12:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,322
Posted By Rainbow2911
I love mine! So convenient and the kids love to...

I love mine! So convenient and the kids love to put their magnets on them before school. I do recomend getting the bags with the larger bottle holders (some colours have a smaller one) and getting...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   08-02-2011, 03:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,322
Posted By Rainbow2911
My kids have planet boxes...

My kids have planet boxes (http://www.planetbox.com/index.html) which they love. My four year old usually has yogurt in the main container, grain free cereal in the small one, 3/4 cup of fruit in...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   08-01-2011, 06:04 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 13,743
Posted By Rainbow2911
My ds1 was totally different as a baby. He slept...

My ds1 was totally different as a baby. He slept a ridiculous amount of time (we barely saw him awake the first 6 months!) and was very behind physically. I found his baby book the other day and at...
Forum: Traditional Foods   08-01-2011, 03:59 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 19,043
Posted By Rainbow2911
We're eating primally as a family now. Cut out...

We're eating primally as a family now. Cut out grains from my diet about 8 months ago and from the children's about 4 months ago. It's been great so far. The kids have stop thier constant pestering...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-13-2011, 05:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 538
Posted By Rainbow2911
The hospital my mum was at last had a peacock...

The hospital my mum was at last had a peacock who lived in the gardens there. Such a beautiful bird for people to watch! I'd love to have one visit.
Forum: Homebirth   04-08-2011, 03:38 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 6,520
Posted By Rainbow2911
My dd was born unassisted at 35 weeks. We did...

My dd was born unassisted at 35 weeks. We did call a midwife just before she was born so she could be checked over pronto. She needed keeping warm (cuddling a new baby isn't really a hard ship tho!)...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-01-2011, 09:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 543
Posted By Rainbow2911
I always leave toilet paper, a bin bag, a few...

I always leave toilet paper, a bin bag, a few local take away menus and a note with the bin days and neighbour's names on it when I move. Just makes that first evening much easier and it's good...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-31-2011, 07:37 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,136
Posted By Rainbow2911
Each kid has an £80 budget for their birthday...

Each kid has an £80 budget for their birthday and that includes the party and gifts. So if they choose an out of home type party then they'll get a small gift and if they have a small tea party at...
Forum: August 2011   12-15-2010, 07:02 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,928
Posted By Rainbow2911
 I got a totally new one for me. One of my...

 I got a totally new one for me. One of my breasts leaked colostrum this morning! Never had that happen this early before. Other than that I have nausea, tiredness and sore boobs.
Forum: I'm Pregnant   12-14-2010, 09:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 333
Posted By Rainbow2911
 Mine was worse at night too. I used bags of ice...

 Mine was worse at night too. I used bags of ice to calm it and got up for a cool bath if it got too horrible. I put an oat bag in the water and found that very soothing. Loose clothing and keeping...
Forum: August 2011   12-14-2010, 09:28 AM
Replies: 322
Views: 12,074
Posted By Rainbow2911
* Name: Ruth * EDD: August 22nd * Age: 31 ...

* Name: Ruth
* EDD: August 22nd
* Age: 31
* Location: Shropshire, UK
* How long it took to you to get your BFP: Total shock this one - he'd had a vasectomy!
* What number child is this for you:...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   08-22-2010, 06:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 499
Posted By Rainbow2911
Mine loved fish - especially salmon. I went...

Mine loved fish - especially salmon. I went through it carefully, feeling for bones then let them gum it to death! All fruit was popular. And bites of whatever we were having. Also soup. The older...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-22-2010, 05:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 398
Posted By Rainbow2911
My ex took the kids to a soft play centre on one...

My ex took the kids to a soft play centre on one of his weekends called Ants in My Pants and my three year old proudly announced to all and sundry that he had Hands in My Pants at the weekend. Even...
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