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jfb1973 replied to topic Can anyone recommend a daycare centre in Toowoomba for my 8 month old baby?

Sorry for the late reply - you've probably already found a daycare centre - but if you haven't, my little ones go to Kate's Place on Stenner/Ramsay St and it has been great. They love going! Also, ...

Thursday 09 August 05:48pm
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jfb1973 replied to topic Baby gender dreams???

Stupid multiple posts!

Wednesday 30 May 10:24pm
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jfb1973 replied to topic Baby gender dreams???

Stupid multiple posts!

Wednesday 30 May 10:23pm
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jfb1973 replied to topic Baby gender dreams???

When I fell pregnant with our first son, I had a dream about him. It was very brief but so vivid. My little boy was standing in front of me, a fair distance in front, with his back to me. He had da...

Wednesday 30 May 10:21pm
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jfb1973 replied to topic Schooling

A couple of things to consider: 1) Overall school size - how many students are there? Primary schools with 600+ are pretty big. As a general rule, smaller schools tend be more personal. 2) Class ...

Tuesday 22 May 08:01am
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jfb1973 replied to topic Where to find warm clothes for toddler?

I have to say that I find Best and Less to be great for nice warm clothes. They have a good range of proper fleecy lined tracksuit pants and jumpers. And they're really affordable, usually less tha...

Tuesday 22 May 07:52am
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jfb1973 replied to topic Treadmills

Two things that you shouldn't stint on - the horsepower of the motor and the width of the running mat. Motor power in a treadmill is all important, the absolute minimum is 2.0 h/power. For maximum ...

Thursday 17 May 09:08am
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jfb1973 replied to topic Do your older kids wake up when newborn wakes?

Our eldest was 16mths when his little brother arrived. Bub slept in our room and DS1 next door and DS1 was never disturbed at all by DS2's crying. When DS2 was about 10 months old we moved him into...

Friday 13 April 08:13pm
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jfb1973 replied to topic Almost 6mo wants to play at 4am

Both our boys from about 4 months til oh, about 2 years for DS1 and 13 months for DS2 woke every, single, morning between 4am and 4.30am. It was hell. Hubby and I would take turns in getting up. On...

Friday 06 April 01:02am
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jfb1973 replied to topic Start using a dummy or just feed?

Sounds a little like our youngest when he was a newborn. At those times I just slipped my (clean!) little finger in his mouth, he would suck on it for a minute or two and it would usually settle hi...

Thursday 05 April 02:04am
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jfb1973 replied to topic Urgently seeking MCN's in Coffs Harbour

Don't forget if you use creams like sudocream on bub's bottom when you are using MCNs you'll stain up your MCNs quite badly, even if you do use liners. The stains will eventually wash/sun out but i...

Thursday 05 April 01:58am
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jfb1973 replied to topic too soon?

Our eldest boy was probably about the same age as your little one when he started being interested in going to the toilet. Because he goes to daycare 3 days a week, he was seeing other kids in his ...

Thursday 05 April 01:52am
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jfb1973 replied to topic Niamh or Neeve

It's a beautiful, traditional Irish name, I think it should be spelt the traditional, Irish way!

Saturday 31 March 10:10am
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jfb1973 replied to topic last names as first names

My boys are Spencer and Sullivan, so we're obviously fans of the last name as first name trend! To be honest though, I do think Schumacher is pretty full on for a first name. I do really like the a...

Thursday 29 March 10:13am
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jfb1973 replied to topic last names as first names

My boys are Spencer and Sullivan, so we're obviously fans of the last name as first name trend! To be honest though, I do think Schumacher is pretty full on for a first name. I do really like the a...

Thursday 29 March 10:12am
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jfb1973 replied to topic Does a newborn need a bouncer?

We had a bouncer, just a cheap secondhand one, and found it so handy with both our boys. Both would often had their day sleeps in it until they were about 6 months and it was so easy to take to whe...

Wednesday 28 March 10:08am
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jfb1973 replied to topic Does anyone else feel this way?

Thanks for all the responses - I don't feel so bad now that I know other people think up all sorts of different scenarios about what could possibly happen to the kids and how I would react! I thi...

Friday 23 March 04:03am
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jfb1973 replied to topic Low libido

This probably isn't relevant to you seeing you're pregnant again but I thought I'd mention it in case anyone else reading finds it benefical. Consider if your contraception could be the issue. I ...

Friday 23 March 03:34am
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jfb1973 replied to topic Long car trip with 15 month old

Friends of mine used to drive from Mt Isa to Brisbane with two toddlers. They worked out where they would be stopping and would book into a motel with a pool & air cond. Then they would leave Mt Is...

Friday 23 March 03:15am
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jfb1973 replied to topic modern cloth nappies!!!

I couldn't be happier with my Baby Beehinds! Fitted bamboos for night and smooth MagicAlls with velcro for day. I bought them new on special and outlaid about about $400 for enough nappies to keep ...

Thursday 22 March 10:11am
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