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Sarah_2011 started new topic NSW - home visits from nurse/midwife?

Hi ladies in NSW - I would like to know how many home visits you received from the nurse/midwife after the baby was born? I was only offered one visit (and then I was advised to go to the local cl...

Friday 28 November 02:24pm
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Sarah_2011 replied to topic To send to school in 2015 or 2016

Yes, I believe in NSW, the cut off is they must turn 5 by 31 July in the year they start school. And it seems from the responses above, that in NSW, there are no mid-year intakes. So, I still can...

Thursday 03 July 09:43pm
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Sarah_2011 replied to topic To send to school in 2015 or 2016

Hi - we have 2 winter babies - so we have the dilemma of starting Kindy at 4.5 or 5.5 yrs old. Back in my school days, January kids (which would have started Kindy at age 5) were in the middle in ...

Wednesday 02 July 09:47pm
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Sarah_2011 replied to topic Childcare rebate for 2nd child

Thanks, GreenLady. Do you know which form I need to complete? The only form I can find online and on the website are the full "Claim for Approved Child Care payments" form. I don't...

Sunday 29 June 06:57am
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Sarah_2011 started new topic Childcare rebate for 2nd child

Hi - I have a very common question: 1 child is already at daycare and we are already receiving the childcare rebate for his fees. Baby brother is now enrolling for daycare. He already has a CRN -...

Friday 27 June 11:06am
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Sarah_2011 started new topic Toddler tells me "wee wee" after he has already done it - tips?

Hi - my 22 month old tells me "wee wee potty" AFTER he has already done it in his nappy. He is then happy to sit on the potty and play with games on my phone. Is it just a matter of tim...

Wednesday 03 April 12:14pm
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Sarah_2011 started new topic Single mattress protector recommendations

Hi - I just wanted to know which single bed mattress proctector worked best for you? My little boy has ezcema, and so I don't mind spending a bit more if it is better for his skin. I also wa...

Thursday 07 March 10:17am
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Sarah_2011 started new topic What size washer and dryer should we get for a family of 4?

With baby number 2 on the way, we are thinking of upgrading from our tiny 5.5kg washing machine and also investing in a dryer. From your experience, what size washing machine and dryer would be su...

Thursday 07 March 10:07am
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Sarah_2011 started new topic Woohoo - got our tax refund with the medical expense offset!

Woohoo - I'm so happy - we just got a big fat tax refund. I think it had something to do with the medical expense offset for all our medical bills! Or maybe my employer withheld too much tax befor...

Sunday 30 September 11:51am
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Sarah_2011 started new topic Help - Why does DS get off the potty and then wee standing up?

DS is pretty good with the potty for number twos. For wees, he used to get maybe 1 or 2 in the potty per day. But for the past few weeks, he tells me "no" when on the potty. I take him off and th...

Friday 21 September 03:49pm
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Sarah_2011 replied to topic Weekly Huggies Forum Promotion! Win a Winnie the Pooh play tunnel! 5 Sept 2012

1) He loves Winnie the Pooh because he recognises Winnie from his all the nappies he's been wearing since he was a newborn! 2) Featured book is Grizzly Dad

Friday 07 September 01:45pm
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Sarah_2011 replied to topic were have my undies gone?

Is it possible that an animal such as a bird or cat are taking them? Birds used to come a grab the synthetic fibres from our hills hoist (it had plastic line - and when the plastic deteriorates, y...

Wednesday 13 June 02:05pm
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Sarah_2011 replied to topic Where to find warm clothes for toddler?

Thanks for all the suggestions. I had a look at JK online. 40% off sale at the moment - I've just bought some. see if they fit...

Thursday 24 May 02:49am
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Sarah_2011 started new topic Where to find warm clothes for toddler?

Hi, It's 17 degrees inside my house and my toddler is dressed in a singlet, 2 long sleeve tops and a jacket. He still feels cold and it's not even winter yet! I looked online for woollen clothes ...

Tuesday 22 May 04:20am
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Sarah_2011 replied to topic Recommendations for sippy cup for milk

I was about to buy the Take N Toss yesterday but the package says not to use hot liquids? Is this because they are worried about our kids burning themselves or because the plastic is not safe to heat?

Saturday 12 May 12:29am
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Sarah_2011 started new topic Recommendations for sippy cup for milk

Hello, My DS is 12 months and I read somewhere that I should be transitioning him off the bottle for milk. I've been looking at sippy cups at the shops and many of them say they are not to be used...

Friday 11 May 09:27pm
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Sarah_2011 started new topic Any tips for starting childcare and juggling work?

Hi, I'm going back to work soon and worried about (1) how poor DS will cope with childcare and (2) how I'm going to juggle looking after DS, housework and also working part time. Any tips to make l...

Friday 27 April 01:53am
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Sarah_2011 replied to topic Anyone tried the Pantley gentle dummy weaning technique?

here's a quote I found from the internet "Here is how to break pacifier dependence in a gentle way: When you put her to bed (or in your arms or wherever she goes to sleep), I assume with her pacifi...

Thursday 19 April 08:43pm
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Sarah_2011 replied to topic EVERYONE Check now!!!!!! You could have LOST mone

Hi ladies, I found a website that looks for lost super too. How many of us have hidden super out there from an old job that we've totally forgotten about!? good luck https://sites.google.com/sit...

Wednesday 18 April 08:02pm
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Sarah_2011 started new topic Anyone tried the Pantley gentle dummy weaning technique?

I've been trying the Pantley gentle dummy weaning technique on my 10 month old for the past 2 days without much success. I would love to hear from anyone who has tried it and what the outcome was....

Wednesday 18 April 07:51pm
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