elorasmum replied to topic son's 2nd birthday party soon
Why dont you try something like taking your son to a nature park or something like Australia Zoo. This way your son will still have a great day, and you can invite your mum and whoever else to come...
elorasmum replied to topic breastfeeding in public
I also had a long thinnish piece of cheese cloth that I would place over my shoulder and bubs head so that we could have relative privacy and would stop most distractions.
elorasmum replied to topic biting
Its normal, dont worry. What we did when my daughter hits (she hasnt done the biting) is that we stop her say NO very firmly, take care of the person hurt, and get my daughter and take her over to ...
elorasmum replied to topic Helpt o relieve decongested baby
Take her into the bathroom, shut all the doors and windows and turn the hot water on. The steam in the room will help immensly. Do it each time she gets all blocky again. Maybe some saline solution...
elorasmum replied to topic blanket face
I would be cautious of that. It would freak me out. Have you thought about trying a sleeping bag? You know the ones that look like nighties but are sewn shut at the bottom. I used one for my daught...
elorasmum replied to topic Crying, ?Tantrum
maybe hes a little overwhelmed at the time. I would say that the best thing that you can do is to hug him and let him cry it out. Stop what your doing, put him on your lap and have a cuddle.
elorasmum replied to topic Stretch Marks
It doesnt work. Nice thought though. I thik we just have to deal with them and wear 'em with pride!
elorasmum replied to topic Babylove nappies,changed for the worst
I started off using huggies nappies on my daughter, but have since swapped to snugglers or lullabyes. Huggies nappies werent up to the task for her, were too pricey, and also left a blue mark on he...
elorasmum replied to topic How Much Day Care
My daughter has been going to daycare three days a week since she was 9 months old. She totally loves it and gets all excited that she can play with the kids on daycare day. Its one of those things...
elorasmum replied to topic Flouride drops
My daughter has never had fluroride, we live in QLD so none in our water, and we use a fluoride free herbal toothpaste. There are two very opposing sides to this arguement, some believe its good, o...
elorasmum replied to topic silent reflux
There is a support group called RISA (Refluxing Infants Support Association) who are wonderful for this. I called them. They can send you out information on how to deal with it and also are there f...
elorasmum replied to topic whats wrong??????????
This site is a good one, but I also combine it with another one which is into Natural Parenting. Its good to be able to come to these sites and get advice on something that is bothering us or that ...
elorasmum replied to topic Ipswich Mums
Hi again guys! I dont get on this site very much. Amanda, can you give me the details of your MOthers Group? I would love to meet up with other mums in the area but work Mon-Wed.
elorasmum replied to topic When Grandma Doesnt Want To Be Called Grandma?
My Mums the same, she doesnt want to be called Grandma, Nanna or any of the other usuals. At first it was annoying, but really, does it matter? Let her be called what she wants its not hurting anyo...
elorasmum replied to topic 18 month immunisations
Yup, doctor that I take DD to said that they dont do it any more, two years is the next one. Aparently they were over-vaxing.
elorasmum replied to topic HELP-How often should a 16 month old eat?
My daughter eats heaps too, although getting her to eat an actual meal can be hard. As stated before, as long as its healty food that your child is eating then its all good.
elorasmum replied to topic Feeding solids
Shasha, thank you for putting so eloquently what I was trying to get across. Its the minimising of risk that is the big thing for me, of course most babies that are introduced to food early are goi...
elorasmum replied to topic Feeding solids
Like I said, its not my baby and you do what makes you feel happy. I just stated what the world health organisation states. Dont blame me. This is a place for opinions, and I just stated mine. Once...
elorasmum replied to topic silly pet names for bub
Elora gets: Elly-belly Cheeky Cheeky-chops Possum Angel Bunny Daycare calls her Elly-oop and she calls herself RaRa
elorasmum replied to topic just a random stupid question
Yup, thats exactly what they are. Not stupid at all. You never know till you ask.
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