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Char_and_Ethans_Mum replied to topic Please help! Problems getting toddler to bed.

We had a safety gate up at the laundry, and he worked out how to open it around 6 months ago, so we had to take it down. Last night he was asleep by 6pm, but woke up at 9.30 and was mucking around ...

Tuesday 26 April 01:38am
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Char_and_Ethans_Mum replied to topic Please help! Problems getting toddler to bed.

DS loves going outside, so I don't think that would work for us. He'd probably just laugh and run away. When he is asleep, he sleeps through, unfortunately he wakes at 5.30am. I don't know if thi...

Monday 25 April 02:16am
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Char_and_Ethans_Mum started new topic Please help! Problems getting toddler to bed.

I am desperately hoping someone will be able to help me. My DS is nearly 2 1/2 yrs. We have had the same bed routine for ever. He is put to bed at 7.30pm. He has started mucking around for up to 3 ...

Sunday 24 April 08:50am
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Char_and_Ethans_Mum started new topic 2yr old picking on his big sister

I'm having some problems with my almost 2 year old DS fighting with my almost 4 year old DD. DD is 97cm and 14.3kg and DS is 86cm and 12.6kg. They are almost the same size. He pushes her into wall...

Friday 15 October 04:03am
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Char_and_Ethans_Mum replied to topic Some people really have no idea

Wow - hats off to you for doing that for your kids! Who has them when you are at work? Partner? Yeah my husband works from 6 to 2, is home by 3 so we have some family time. He then looks after t...

Thursday 14 October 09:00am
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Char_and_Ethans_Mum replied to topic Some people really have no idea

I am a SAHM with 2 small kids. I also go to work 5 nights a week, where some nights I'm not finishing until midnight. It is bloody hard work, but I work at night because I need the money and I wan...

Thursday 14 October 08:54am
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Char_and_Ethans_Mum started new topic Finally an answer to 3.5 years of worry

I just want to share our experience with other parents in the hope that it will encourage you to seek further help when your not satisfied with an answer and to not give up and blame yourself. Our...

Thursday 14 October 08:38am
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Char_and_Ethans_Mum replied to topic Surrogacy

After I had my DD, we watched a program on Foxtel about surogacy. My SIL has polysystic ovaries and will really struggle to naturally conceive, so I told her that if she wanted I would be willing t...

Wednesday 07 April 01:30am
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Char_and_Ethans_Mum replied to topic Major Sleep Problems

We finally have a answer for our DD sleep problems!! It's only taken 3 years, but perserverance paid off, and not listening when we were constantly told her sleep issues were our fault. Not happy ...

Tuesday 06 April 12:17am
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Char_and_Ethans_Mum replied to topic Heaters for winter

Thanks mums! We were leaning towards the oil column heaters, but then I read some stories that they aren't safe, so I was all confused! I think we'll be going shopping this week. We live in Perth,...

Tuesday 06 April 12:03am
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Char_and_Ethans_Mum started new topic Heaters for winter

Hey mums and dads I am hoping people might be able to offer advice on what heaters are the best to use for small rooms and bedrooms during winter? We have a fan heater, but found last year our ele...

Sunday 04 April 07:32am
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Char_and_Ethans_Mum replied to topic Dropping day sleep??

Trouble settling at night could also be that your toddler is overtired though. Perhaps you could bring forward his bed time a little just while he transitions to one sleep and then start stretching...

Tuesday 19 January 09:19am
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Char_and_Ethans_Mum replied to topic Going from cot to bed

Hi Kelly There is another thread on this. It's called 16mth old night trouble. You might find some suggestions there. Good Luck. =)

Sunday 17 January 07:51am
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Char_and_Ethans_Mum replied to topic 16mth old night troubles!

My DD was 18 months when we put her big bed into her room, but left the cot in there for a little while. My DS was due in 3 months so we needed the cot for him. DD was able to get used to the bed b...

Saturday 16 January 11:35am
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Char_and_Ethans_Mum replied to topic need sleep!!

You can try contacting a parenting centre near you. In Perth, it would be NGALA. They can offer advice on how to help your daughter settle. You can also speak to you local HCN who can also point yo...

Saturday 16 January 11:10am
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Char_and_Ethans_Mum replied to topic I probably shouldnt complain but...

My DS is 14 months and has cut almost all his teeth, including the molars. He has one or two front teeth still to come through. I have found that he was really clingy about 6 weeks ago and that had...

Friday 15 January 04:35pm
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Char_and_Ethans_Mum started new topic Major Sleep Problems

I wanted to start a thread inviting parents who have a child who has sleep issues. My DD 36.5 months has not slept the night through since she was 6 months. We have sought help since this time. I...

Friday 15 January 03:15pm
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Char_and_Ethans_Mum replied to topic Uniden or Panasonic cordless phones

i had a uniden, and I didn't like it at all. The range was really poor, sound was not good and it the handset screen died just over a year after we bought it (and it was out of warrenty) That meant...

Friday 15 January 03:08pm
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Char_and_Ethans_Mum replied to topic Q re morning after pill

I remember feeling so sick when I took it. It's supposed to bring on AF straight away so that you don't concieve, so 2 weeks early would be normal.

Friday 15 January 09:41am
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Char_and_Ethans_Mum started new topic Major Sleep Problems

I wanted to start a thread inviting parents who have a child who has sleep issues. My daughter has massive issues, that we are still working on, and I haven't found amny other parents who are dea...

Friday 15 January 09:26am
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