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aliciaonbedrest replied to topic 7 month routines

Ideal day : 6am wakes bf 7am breaky 8.30 sleeps for 45 minutes or 1 1/2 hr, but am stsrting to resettle him so that he 'learns' to do the 1 1/2hr 10 awake bf finger food at some stage 1pm sleep 2.3...

Monday 23 April 08:02am
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aliciaonbedrest replied to topic food stealing

Thats so re assuring to know that other kids do it too! I agree that I think its about power and its poor table manners (she climbs onto the table to get to my lap!). I think she's also using it a...

Monday 23 April 07:47am
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aliciaonbedrest replied to topic preservative/Artificial colour-free diet for children

Are you talking about at "failsafe diet" by Sue Dengate? I sounds like what you need - a diet that avoids not only the harmful additives, but natural chemicals in food such as salicylates and amine...

Wednesday 21 March 01:21am
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aliciaonbedrest replied to topic Cookie mix

Yep, works great. As a chrissy gift I saw the dry ingredients layered in a jar with robbon and instructions to add the wet ingredients (butter and egg). Thought it was a gre4at idea!

Saturday 17 December 01:11am
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aliciaonbedrest replied to topic Wheat and Dairy free alternative ideas please!!!

Avacado on toast instead of butter. Rice milk and oat milk. Gluten free pasta. Peal barley Rice based noodles Corn tortillas Lots of grains available at supermarkets now - try spelt, besan (chickp...

Friday 02 December 08:37am
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aliciaonbedrest replied to topic introducing lumpy or mashed foods

Nice to know its working. I would have suggested mushy food in finger food form so baby can control how much food goes in and he can use his tongue to mash it up so he doesn't choke - sticks of ste...

Friday 02 December 08:23am
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aliciaonbedrest replied to topic introducing lumpy or mashed foods

Nice to know its working. I would have suggested mushy food in finger food form so baby can control how much food goes in and he can use his tongue to mash it up so he doesn't choke - sticks of ste...

Friday 02 December 08:23am
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aliciaonbedrest replied to topic Beetroot recipes

peel, cut into chunks or wedges, sprinkle with olive oil, salt and pepper and roast. sprinkle with balsmaic when done. find a good tomato relish recipe. substitute the tomato with beetroot.

Friday 18 November 12:22am
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aliciaonbedrest replied to topic Advice and ideas for new big sister!

Our daughter was 19 months when little brother came along. There was many big changes - moved house soon after, but in with my sister and her husband, I was finally off bedrest after 3 1/2 months i...

Tuesday 15 November 08:33am
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aliciaonbedrest replied to topic Frozen vegies

Yes! Especially if it makes it easier for you cook home made food. Can I suggest taking a step further as it sounds you are organising yourself. Steam them before freezing, then they are ready to ...

Wednesday 26 October 01:27am
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aliciaonbedrest replied to topic Frozen vegies

Yes! Especially if it makes it easier for you cook home made food. Can I suggest taking a step further as it sounds you are organising yourself. Steam them before freezing, then they are ready to g...

Wednesday 26 October 01:25am
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aliciaonbedrest replied to topic Solids

I'd say it would be ok if you were reaslly keen. But I'd be tempted to wait until 10 months. when it seems almost anything is ok. don't really have a good reason for that, just think it may be he...

Friday 07 October 08:23am
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aliciaonbedrest replied to topic Baby led weaning

Hi, I did BLW weaning to and really think it is the only way! Do I just cook the venues as I normally would but give it to her in chunks? Things like pumpkin, sweet potato and apple become really ...

Friday 16 September 11:46pm
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aliciaonbedrest replied to topic Chicken pieces in slow cooker

Top the chicken with a tin of coconut milk, water, Keens curry powder (or any curry mix/paste), chopped veg and seasonings (soy sauce, kaffir lime leaf, coriander - depending on how much effort you...

Wednesday 24 August 11:46pm
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aliciaonbedrest replied to topic Cou Cous

I used to chef for a Tunisian. He was really adament to rub every grain with oil first. About a teaspoon of oil olive for every cup. He used his hands to rub it in, but it sticks and gets everywher...

Wednesday 24 August 11:44pm
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aliciaonbedrest replied to topic Breast refusal / nursing strike

lasted 3 weeks! at about 5 months (3 1/2 adjusted - she was premmie). she had reflux and may have been why. as breast refusal came with lots of screaming and flailing arms. i used EBM, but she seem...

Tuesday 23 August 12:24am
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aliciaonbedrest replied to topic Craft mums

great ideas and sights! i 'liked' your sites! question - if you have multiple sites - facebook, madeit, etsy, which has the most sucess? how do you get the ball rolling? did you have to do local ma...

Sunday 21 August 04:24am
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aliciaonbedrest started new topic repling to a post from emails

Hi, I get notifications to my email adress to the forums I watch. I click on the link and it brings up the post. BUt to reply to that post, I have to sign in and the after signing in it takes me t...

Sunday 21 August 04:02am
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aliciaonbedrest replied to topic what is your favourite thing

I love the sound of the pulled pork! I also do poached chicken. I say whoile chicken below, but you can use drumsticks, thighs (bone in), marylands... - Asian: Rub whole chicken with soy, seasame...

Sunday 21 August 03:37am
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aliciaonbedrest replied to topic Food ideas for 11-12mth old

oh, yes about pasta! after reading the post above DD shovels it in with hr fist and loves it plain, boiled, nothing on it! easy! Ravioli or tortellini boiled and froze can be reheated easily and fa...

Tuesday 09 August 11:55pm
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