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Forum: Breastfeeding   Yesterday, 01:12 PM
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Posted By katelove
That seems like it should be ok. I wonder if your...

That seems like it should be ok. I wonder if your babe is coincidentally gearing up for the 6 week growth spurt and is trying to increase your supply for that.


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Forum: Life With a Baby   09-28-2016, 01:29 PM
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Posted By katelove
We didn't use a pram very much at all with DD1....

We didn't use a pram very much at all with DD1. And virtually all those times ended up with the baby in the carrier anyway.

I don't think I used it at all for DD2, except a few times to see if I...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   09-27-2016, 07:10 PM
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Posted By katelove
37/52 - tote bag for my mum to give her friend as...

37/52 - tote bag for my mum to give her friend as part of a birthday gift package.

Have been working on the beach cover-ups for the girls as well. Just need to sew on the pompom trim and do the...
Forum: Family Safety   09-24-2016, 01:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 475
Posted By katelove
Welcome to mothering. This is a thread about...

Welcome to mothering. This is a thread about booster seats so you're unlikely to get many responses here. If you have a question which is not clarifying something in the thread, it's best to start...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   09-23-2016, 01:22 AM
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Posted By katelove
36/52 - the other baby quilt, which I mentioned...

36/52 - the other baby quilt, which I mentioned above. Yay! I'm so glad to have these finished.


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Forum: Child & Teen Health   09-23-2016, 12:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 256
Posted By katelove
Plz help 2 yr old crying in pain sudden swollen glands at back of neck

It could be a few things but in a child that age the most common cause is probably an ear infection. Which would also explain why he's holding his ears.

Regardless, I would give the nurse line a...
Forum: Child & Teen Health   09-22-2016, 06:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 170
Posted By katelove
If she was reading a lot in dim light then she...

If she was reading a lot in dim light then she may have had some eye strain. That can cause fuzzy vision and sore eyes. However, the optometrist can tell the difference between that and a condition...
Forum: Child & Teen Health   09-21-2016, 05:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 170
Posted By katelove
Reading does not cause people to need glasses. If...

Reading does not cause people to need glasses. If she was feeling eye strain while reading then there was an issue with her eyes already. The fact that neither of you need glasses at the moment is...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   09-18-2016, 02:44 PM
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Views: 285
Posted By katelove
LOL! I was going to say always be seen eating or...

LOL! I was going to say always be seen eating or with food in your hands.

Maxi dresses. Swing tops. Empire line dresses/tops.



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Forum: Preteens and Teens   09-17-2016, 11:51 PM
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Views: 546
Posted By katelove
12 year old won't tell me what's wrong

Are these new behaviours? I ask because they could all be explained by the depression.

Have you talked to her psychiatrist? Have they given you strategies to help you parent her through this? If...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   09-10-2016, 05:47 AM
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Views: 3,465
Posted By katelove
34/52 - a pair of knitted sheep for the spring...

34/52 - a pair of knitted sheep for the spring nature table.

35/52 - a baby quilt which has been almost finished for months. Today I buried knots and snipped all the loose threads and it is...
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   09-08-2016, 04:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 208
Posted By katelove
Well, as you've discovered, it certainly is...

Well, as you've discovered, it certainly is possible. Congratulations :-)


When you signed the consent form for the surgery your doctor should have told you that there is approximately a 1 in 600...
Forum: Work from Home Parents   09-07-2016, 02:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 143
Posted By katelove
I agree that stopping the toilet training would...

I agree that stopping the toilet training would be a good idea.

You said "we" go and pick up the kids. Could one of you do that and the other make dinner? Then all eat together before DD1 goes to...
Forum: Meal Planning   09-07-2016, 02:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 350
Posted By katelove
Eggs, porridge, baked beans. Sent from...

Eggs, porridge, baked beans.


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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-06-2016, 06:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 447
Posted By katelove
Have you ever read the blog Like Mother, Like...

Have you ever read the blog Like Mother, Like Daughter? I find it very encouraging and inspiring.


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Forum: Waldorf   09-05-2016, 09:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 865
Posted By katelove
Do you have links to any of these studies? I just...

Do you have links to any of these studies? I just did a quick search and I couldn't find any. I did find a couple of articles but they were on the websites of companies selling "teach your child to...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   09-05-2016, 09:21 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 3,465
Posted By katelove
Oh! I forgot about this thread :-( The...

Oh! I forgot about this thread :-(

The blankets sound good, Zebra. Are they for Christmas presents?

30/52 - dress and nappy for the other doll in DD1's classroom

31/52 - crochet blanket....
Forum: Life With a Baby   08-31-2016, 08:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 264
Posted By katelove
I think the village/tribal nature of family life...

I think the village/tribal nature of family life did contribute significantly. I think the change in modern expectations of what parents should do/achieve also plays a part.

This is anecdotal of...
Forum: Grief and Loss   08-30-2016, 05:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,212
Posted By katelove
Were there any other circumstances when she had a...

Were there any other circumstances when she had a significant injury? It may be that she did always bleed excessively but, if the wound is only minor, it may not be particularly noticeable unless...
Forum: Grief and Loss   08-29-2016, 03:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,212
Posted By katelove
Also, I don't think there is anything wrong with...

Also, I don't think there is anything wrong with deciding that you don't want to have children if that's what feels best for you.


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Forum: Grief and Loss   08-29-2016, 03:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,212
Posted By katelove
Given your family history it seems a reasonable...

Given your family history it seems a reasonable concern to me. I agree that counselling would probably be helpful.

I would also try to get more details of your grandmother's and mother's...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   08-28-2016, 01:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 350
Posted By katelove
Yes, you need to see a doctor. Generally you...

Yes, you need to see a doctor. Generally you would start with your GP but if you don't have a good relationship with him then maybe you could find someone else. Do you have friends who you could ask...
Forum: Grief and Loss   08-27-2016, 04:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 429
Posted By katelove
I see. That wasn't clear from your original post...

I see. That wasn't clear from your original post but I'm glad you now have the information you were looking for.
I'm sorry for your loss and that you weren't able to attend your father's funeral. ...
Forum: Grief and Loss   08-27-2016, 01:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 429
Posted By katelove
So, if you knew your father was in the morgue you...

So, if you knew your father was in the morgue you must have known he had died.

Did you not get on with your brother and sisters? When my family members have died, all the children/siblings have...
Forum: Parenting   08-26-2016, 01:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 331
Posted By katelove
I agree with the others. And he can always go...

I agree with the others. And he can always go back to post grad study later if he wants too. It's probably actually better to work first because then he will know what specialist knowledge he wants...
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