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Forum: Parenting   05-08-2010, 06:17 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,981
Posted By SarahElizabeth
Cutting DSs hair is something me and DP are...

Cutting DSs hair is something me and DP are quite against. We've always said it would be his choice when he is older, unless it became incredibly difficult to manage (which it's not - cute little...
Forum: UK   01-22-2010, 06:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,982
Posted By SarahElizabeth
I grew up on tea. Yum yum. I've been drinking it...

I grew up on tea. Yum yum. I've been drinking it since I can remember. Coffee was for "teenagers and adults", as I was reminded every day by my dad when I tried to sneak a sip. :P

DS hasn't had...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-21-2010, 11:31 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,583
Posted By SarahElizabeth
Quote: I guess I'm just stupid. My great...

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I guess I'm just stupid. My great granparents (both sets) were from Ireland and one set of my dh's grandparents were as well. I have been wearing my ring for almost 19 years and always felt...
Forum: Life With a Baby   12-28-2009, 10:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 282
Posted By SarahElizabeth
First, I'd try to find out if its...

First, I'd try to find out if its bacterial/viral/fungal/etc.. pneumonia. If she is being treated, currently, there is probably much less chance of it being passed on.

My mother developed...
Forum: Life With a Baby   12-27-2009, 03:10 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,252
Posted By SarahElizabeth
Absolutely no cookies here. He still doesn't...

Absolutely no cookies here. He still doesn't chew food (which is getting quite worrisome - he'd eat the world if it was mashed, but lumps? Never.) so it's not really an issue for us.. Though even if...
Forum: Life With a Baby   12-15-2009, 07:52 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,252
Posted By SarahElizabeth
Christmas is a sore subject in my extended...

Christmas is a sore subject in my extended family (when it comes to DS at least) ... Everyone seems to think I'm evil for not buying him three whole toys r us stores.

He has a couple of soft...
Forum: Life With a Baby   12-14-2009, 06:28 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,252
Posted By SarahElizabeth
DS is my first. DH doesn't want more, and I'm...

DS is my first. DH doesn't want more, and I'm not really fussed either way. He is very adamant that one is plenty, and fearful that if we did have more, they would be born with the same defect DS...
Forum: Life With a Baby   12-12-2009, 01:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 188
Posted By SarahElizabeth
DS always gets a ever when he is teething - up...

DS always gets a ever when he is teething - up to just under 100F.

Did you mention the bloody nose gunk to the ped?
Forum: Life With a Baby   12-12-2009, 01:44 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,252
Posted By SarahElizabeth
Thanks, Gillian....

Thanks, Gillian. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif Hoping Royce is feeling better soon.
Forum: Birth and Beyond   12-12-2009, 06:09 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,868
Posted By SarahElizabeth
Quote: Originally Posted by moonmom08...

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Originally Posted by moonmom08 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14789915)
At least 4 months here, I think. Might have...
Forum: Life With a Baby   12-12-2009, 06:02 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,252
Posted By SarahElizabeth
DS IS CRAWLING. Yesterday he was sat on the...

DS IS CRAWLING. Yesterday he was sat on the living room floor, and just took off for the remote like he'd been doing it forever. Now I just have to keep him away from the christmas tree. :P
Forum: Life With a Baby   12-08-2009, 12:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 183
Posted By SarahElizabeth
I don't get it. I'm at my wits end. DS will...

I don't get it. I'm at my wits end.

DS will eat purees, and UK stage 2 baby foods (textured and with small lumps - i cook most of his food, but that's the texture i do it, mostly..) but he...
Forum: Parenting   12-05-2009, 06:58 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,890
Posted By SarahElizabeth
Another child of an alcoholic here. I wouldn't...

Another child of an alcoholic here. I wouldn't say my dad was abusive to us kids as such.. but when he was drunk, he seemed to lose the ability to realise what was "too far" - he would...
Forum: Life With a Baby   12-04-2009, 06:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 329
Posted By SarahElizabeth
When i visited my family last, it was via car. I...

When i visited my family last, it was via car. I don't drive, so my brother drove down to pick me up, and my mother brought me back.

The way up - with my brother - was awful. He has a tiny car,...
Forum: Life With a Baby   12-04-2009, 06:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 373
Posted By SarahElizabeth
He goes to bed an hour or two before me (We...

He goes to bed an hour or two before me (We don't cosleep, but he does sleep in our bedroom) and in that time, I check on him every 20 minutes or so. When I go to bed, I tend to read for an hour or...
Forum: Life With a Baby   12-03-2009, 04:17 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,252
Posted By SarahElizabeth
My skin has (sadly) stayed the same. My hair is...

My skin has (sadly) stayed the same. My hair is still falling out, though. Some days I'm sure I'll wake up bald. :P
Forum: December 2009   12-02-2009, 05:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 423
Posted By SarahElizabeth
It wouldn't bother me. The only time I'd draw...

It wouldn't bother me. The only time I'd draw the line was if it was a name i despised, or if it clashed with the forename/surname.

I'm no more inclined towards family names than any other. DS...
Forum: Life With a Baby   12-02-2009, 04:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 585
Posted By SarahElizabeth
DS has mild FHS. I asked his GP about it, and...

DS has mild FHS. I asked his GP about it, and was told that it should correct itself. I asked if there was any way I could ENSURE it would be corrected, and he said all i could do was buy a helmet...
Forum: Life With a Baby   12-02-2009, 04:41 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,252
Posted By SarahElizabeth
I can't wait until DS is as mobile as other...

I can't wait until DS is as mobile as other babies here. Children born with his defect tend to have other problems, and although we've come this far without anything, his physical delays are really...
Forum: Life With a Baby   12-02-2009, 02:02 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,252
Posted By SarahElizabeth
DS was a terror for a few weeks recently,...

DS was a terror for a few weeks recently, sleepwise. I finally realised it was because he only wanted one nap during the day. Now he's much better (though still a little unhappy when he's going down...
Forum: Parenting   12-01-2009, 07:09 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,409
Posted By SarahElizabeth
DS has many more clothes than I'd like. It takes...

DS has many more clothes than I'd like. It takes up space and he is less than 1yr. When i visited my family recently, my mother bought him 5 new outfits. He's almost outgrown them already! It feels...
Forum: Family Safety   12-01-2009, 06:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 486
Posted By SarahElizabeth
No help from me. DS is weighed whenever I take...

No help from me. DS is weighed whenever I take him to baby clinics where scales are free to use, and each hospital admission.
Forum: Preteens and Teens   12-01-2009, 01:18 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,220
Posted By SarahElizabeth
My mother paid for my first "non-normal"...

My mother paid for my first "non-normal" piercing (labret) when i was 14. At 15 me and a friend swung by the parlour and i got my eyebrow pierced. At 18, again on a whim, i got my nose pierced.
...
Forum: Babywearing   12-01-2009, 07:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 295
Posted By SarahElizabeth
How about a Freehand mei tai? I think they're...

How about a Freehand mei tai? I think they're cheaper than the ergo, and although one side is patterned, the other is a solid colour, and you can just reverse it. It's what i do.

I don't know how...
Forum: Parenting   11-30-2009, 12:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 624
Posted By SarahElizabeth
I used to doubt everything i did. The main...

I used to doubt everything i did.

The main reason I doubted myself was that what i FELT was right was not what I was being TOLD was right. I felt judged by mainstream parents and attachment...
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