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Forum: UK   12-07-2009, 07:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,834
Posted By Whispers
I'm a South African living in the UK and I love...

I'm a South African living in the UK and I love it. I would never live anywhere else but here.

The thing is there will always be something about a country that irks you but the key is to decide...
Forum: UK   11-11-2009, 04:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,922
Posted By Whispers
South Wales!! You have the Gower, Brecon...

South Wales!!

You have the Gower, Brecon Beacons and the beach all around Swansea. It's small enough to know everyone but big enough to have everything you need. We have a thriving Home Ed...
Forum: Africa   10-07-2009, 06:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,169
Posted By Whispers
Hi I've only just seen this. If you still...

Hi

I've only just seen this. If you still need any info , I am South African and lived in Johannesburg for a number of years.
Forum: UK   10-07-2009, 06:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 547
Posted By Whispers
Hi I lived in Bristol for 6 years. £50...

Hi

I lived in Bristol for 6 years.

£50 000 a year is a very comfortable salary. Unless you live an extremely extravagant lifestyle that should be more then enough for a family.

There are...
Forum: Multicultural Families   07-01-2009, 02:10 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 8,457
Posted By Whispers
No, the "word" exotic does not offend me. I...

No, the "word" exotic does not offend me. I don't spend my life looking for reasons to be offended by people who are genuinely trying to complement me.

I get far more offended when people ask...
Forum: Vaccinations   06-09-2009, 10:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 467
Posted By Whispers
Unfortunately I have a sinking feeling this law...

Unfortunately I have a sinking feeling this law *will* be passed. There are too many people out there who believe not have the MMR is a serious health issue that affects the entire nation.

My ds...
Forum: Religious Studies   06-07-2009, 05:43 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 9,544
Posted By Whispers
Quote: So if dinosaurs coexisted with humans,...

Quote:
So if dinosaurs coexisted with humans, then according to the bible they would have been brought on Noah's ark, correct? How would the already maxed over capacity ark house dinosaurs? I don't...
Forum: Religious Studies   06-07-2009, 05:31 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 9,544
Posted By Whispers
We have found these useful The Edge of...

We have found these useful

The Edge of Evolution by Micheal Behe...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   05-28-2009, 04:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 361
Posted By Whispers
I agree the first pics look like pattypans but...

I agree the first pics look like pattypans but I've also never seen white ones, just green and yellow. Can't tell you how to cook them, I hate them.

The second pic looks like Gem squash...
Forum: Parenting   05-25-2009, 06:42 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,253
Posted By Whispers
I've had people ask to take pictures of me...

I've had people ask to take pictures of me wearing ds. I really don't mind.
Forum: Breastfeeding   05-25-2009, 06:37 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,652
Posted By Whispers
I wasn't BF neither were my siblings. It just...

I wasn't BF neither were my siblings. It just wasn't done back in the 70's and 80's. Formula was considered superior to BM.http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/shrug.gif However like...
Forum: Multicultural Families   05-15-2009, 06:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,801
Posted By Whispers
It really hasn't come up yet, but then my dd is...

It really hasn't come up yet, but then my dd is only 3.5.

All she knows at the moment is that mummy and daddy where born and lived in Africa, and that's about it. She asks lots of questions about...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-06-2009, 03:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 625
Posted By Whispers
I bought a couple of bump bands...

I bought a couple of bump bands (http://www.bumpband.co.uk/index.html) and then worse them under regular maternity and quite a few non maternity tops.

I love them, they saved me a whole heap of...
Forum: Multicultural Families   05-06-2009, 02:43 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,716
Posted By Whispers
My children have South African and British...

My children have South African and British passports and technically they are also entitled to Zimbabwean and Namibian passports but we don't see the benefit of getting those for them.

We live in...
Forum: May 2009   05-06-2009, 02:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 512
Posted By Whispers
My brother has my mothers maiden name as his...

My brother has my mothers maiden name as his middle name it was never an issue for my dad. The thing is though he was never generally called his full name only ever first name/ fathers surname. Most...
Forum: Finding Your Tribe   04-17-2009, 09:04 AM
Replies: 2,775
Views: 68,133
Posted By Whispers
Hello Everyone! I introduced myself a month...

Hello Everyone!

I introduced myself a month aog but then we moved and we haven't had internet for a while And it has been a bit hectic trying to unpack and organize the house with my 2 constantly...
Forum: Homebirth   04-15-2009, 02:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 484
Posted By Whispers
I would also rather have a homebirth alone...

I would also rather have a homebirth alone rather then go to hospital. Infact I almost did. My dh works away from home and only just made it in time for the last half hour of my labour.

As for...
Forum: Finding Your Tribe   03-11-2009, 05:17 PM
Replies: 2,775
Views: 68,133
Posted By Whispers
Hello...

Hello Ladies!http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/wave.gif

I've been reading this thread for a while and have decided to finally say...
Forum: Lactivism   03-11-2009, 08:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 811
Posted By Whispers
I'm a license payer and I have no problem with...

I'm a license payer and I have no problem with it.

I think it's very hard to define what is appropriate or not appropriate to make fun of in a comedy/sketch show setting.

Homosexuals,...
Forum: Personal Growth   03-11-2009, 07:16 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,980
Posted By Whispers
I don't have any IRL friends who are even...

I don't have any IRL friends who are even remotely like me.http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif

So the only friends I have are mainstream. We tend to avoid certain...
Forum: UK   03-10-2009, 07:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 708
Posted By Whispers
Hiya I just wanted to update you. We have...

Hiya

I just wanted to update you. We have decided we won't be returning to the Port Talbot group so we probably won't see you guys. But if you ever find yourself in Swansea, feel free to pm me...
Forum: Family Safety   03-10-2009, 05:53 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,250
Posted By Whispers
My sister's dh asked me to walk on his back...

My sister's dh asked me to walk on his back once. I thought it was fairly innocent till he started hitting on...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   03-06-2009, 09:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,948
Posted By Whispers
Ive done both. Moving while 8 months...

Ive done both.

Moving while 8 months pregnant was a breeze compared to moving with a newborn. So I vote with moving while pregnant.
Forum: Multicultural Families   02-28-2009, 06:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,103
Posted By Whispers
Quote: I didn't, but I was initially planning...

Quote:
I didn't, but I was initially planning a homebirth in Egypt. I thought that as a still pretty common practice it would go over well enough, culturally speaking. I did find a few things...
Forum: Elimination Communication   02-25-2009, 03:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 508
Posted By Whispers
I'm 30, my sister is 38, my brother is 27. ...

I'm 30, my sister is 38, my brother is 27.

We were all EC'd as babies and none of us are any more enamored by our bodily functions then then the next...
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