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Forum: Frugality & Finances   10-20-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,108
Posted By katelove
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Yep :-)


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Forum: Learning at School   10-20-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 341
Posted By katelove
I would take him back as well but I wouldn't just...

I would take him back as well but I wouldn't just rely on the extra year to prepare him. I would go ahead with the evaluations, look at all the school options for next year and focus on school...
Forum: Activism and News   10-20-2014, 02:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 504
Posted By katelove
I'm sorry you've had such a negative experience....

I'm sorry you've had such a negative experience. Are you looking for a discussion of AP practices and the oppression of women or are you just venting? :-)


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Forum: Arts & Crafts   10-19-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 100
Posted By katelove
It doesn't sound ridiculous but I guess whether...

It doesn't sound ridiculous but I guess whether it is workable for you depends on why you want to do it. It won't cost you less, for example. And it can be very time-consuming, especially if you have...
Forum: C-section Birth   10-15-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Posted By katelove
You shouldn't really lift anything heavier than...

You shouldn't really lift anything heavier than your baby for 6 weeks after surgery.

If she's still in nappies I'd suggest changing her on the floor.

Can you work out a way for her to climb...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   10-14-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 142
Posted By katelove
Potato rosti. Or lentil shepherd's pie. ...

Potato rosti. Or lentil shepherd's pie.


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Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   10-14-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 137
Posted By katelove
Baked potatoes with cheese/sour cream/coleslaw ...

Baked potatoes with cheese/sour cream/coleslaw
Spanish rice
Baked beans (not sure if any/all commercial varieties are gluten free)
My husband makes this chilli bean thing with tomatoes, capsicum,...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   10-13-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 137
Posted By katelove
Zucchini slice (usually has some flour but you...

Zucchini slice (usually has some flour but you could use a gluten free option)
Frittata
Risotto
Fried rice
Lentil/chick pea burgers with salad
Grilled haloumi with salad
Marinated tofu with...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-13-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 442
Posted By katelove
It sounds normal but sort of at the extreme end...

It sounds normal but sort of at the extreme end of normal to me. My daughter started kindy in January so we've had a bit of a delayed response but, since then end of July, we have not all been well...
Forum: Breastfeeding   10-08-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 276
Posted By katelove
Ha! I took my "fully packed" nappy bag to church...

Ha! I took my "fully packed" nappy bag to church one day only to discover I had no nappies when my baby did a mega-poo.

As to the OPs question, I don't tend to use feeding rooms as I am...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   10-07-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,573
Posted By katelove
Yes, I can do daily too :-) Sent from my...

Yes, I can do daily too :-)


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Forum: Preteens and Teens   10-07-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,053
Posted By katelove
A "selfie" is a photo of oneself taken by...

A "selfie" is a photo of oneself taken by oneself. It doesn't really have anything to do with Facebook except that some people post them there. It is not even close to accurate to say that photos...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   10-07-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 265
Posted By katelove
I like 3/person: one in use, one in the wash and...

I like 3/person: one in use, one in the wash and one in the cupboard. But I'm sure 2/person would be more than adequate most of the time. We live in the tropics and don't have a drier so it can...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   10-06-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 436
Posted By katelove
Is that her only sign of sleep deprivation? My...

Is that her only sign of sleep deprivation? My older DD was asleep by 6:30 most nights at that age. She's just a naturally early to bed, early to rise girl.

If she has other signs of sleep...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   10-06-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 295
Posted By katelove
Is she still having a daytime sleep? Is that...

Is she still having a daytime sleep? Is that becoming too late or too long for her? My 22mo won't sleep until 9-10pm if she sleeps later than 2pm in the afternoon.

If she does still have a daytime...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   10-06-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,573
Posted By katelove
63.7kg (140.43lb) Oh dear. Have backslidden...

63.7kg (140.43lb)

Oh dear. Have backslidden quite badly :-(


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Forum: Breastfeeding   10-04-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 432
Posted By katelove
If she's clamping that could be a sign of...

If she's clamping that could be a sign of oversupply. Which may be why the reclining helps. You could also try block feeding if you think that oversupply could be an issue.


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Forum: Vaccinations   10-04-2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 409
Posted By katelove
The tetanus vaccine won't prevent tetanus from...

The tetanus vaccine won't prevent tetanus from this wound. It takes about 2 weeks to develop immunity once it is given.

Tetanus immunoglobulin can prevent tetanus though and it is what we give to...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   10-01-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 441
Posted By katelove
Yeah, I know it happens. And I think these...

Yeah, I know it happens. And I think these "blanket consent" forms contribute to creating the culture which allows it. I think you should not sign it. They are covered in the event of an emergency...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   10-01-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 441
Posted By katelove
Yeah, I know it happens. And I think these...

Yeah, I know it happens. And I think these blanket consent forms contribute to the culture which allows it to happen. I think you should just not sign it. You can give consent on a case by case basis...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   10-01-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 441
Posted By katelove
I wonder if you could talk to someone and find...

I wonder if you could talk to someone and find out. Because really, in law, there is no such thing as "blanket consent". Everything must be consented for individually and the person performing the...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   09-30-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 441
Posted By katelove
What happens if you don't sign it at all? ...

What happens if you don't sign it at all?


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Forum: Breastfeeding   09-30-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 898
Posted By katelove
I have nothing to add to the PPs. You're doing a...

I have nothing to add to the PPs. You're doing a brilliant job mama.
Oh, one thing. Do you have a baby carrier? She can't get too near him if he's in the carrier. And it will help with your supply...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-30-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 605
Posted By katelove
Maybe you could clarify what you're hoping for...

Maybe you could clarify what you're hoping for from this thread. I was responding to these questions from your OP;

"Does anyone have any advice? Or even any guidance on how long until kiddo will...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-30-2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 605
Posted By katelove
Of course my toddlers did/do that. And I let them...

Of course my toddlers did/do that. And I let them when the stakes aren't too high. But if they were going to injure themselves or someone else then no I don't wait to see if they pass the will...
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