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geoffamelia replied to topic twin / tandem pram vs stroller with skate board

I had a pram with a toddler board for my 3 year old, but then he rarely sat in the pram by then anyway. I will say that i think 2 is quite young, and if he is tired he is likely to want to be in th...

Wednesday 24 February 07:37pm
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geoffamelia replied to topic Feeling like a crap mum:(

I just wanted to let you know i feel your pain. My 4 year old has had 5 sets of grommits, his adenoids and tonsils out, and most recently a cortical mastoidectomy where they drilled out some of t...

Wednesday 24 February 07:33pm
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geoffamelia replied to topic Trying to get bottle of my 2 year old

While i agree with the previous posters, if you really want her to get rid of the bottle, have you tried putting water in the bottle and milk in a cup? At 2, she should understand that if she wants...

Wednesday 24 February 07:29pm
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geoffamelia replied to topic VERY Emotional 2.5 year old girl.

My DS is also a very emotional child, and he is 4 and shows no signs of changing. He was an incredibly uptight baby, and i think will be an emotional adult! I think for some kids it is a stage, esp...

Wednesday 24 February 06:30pm
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geoffamelia started new topic 16 mth old says NOTHING

Hi, I am concerned because my 15 mth old (nearly 16 mth old on the 25th) says nothing. She used to say ma (more), up, mama and dada, but she has stopped even these words and makes no coherent sound...

Wednesday 24 February 06:25pm
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geoffamelia replied to topic ****November 2008 Babies****

Hi Guys! Wow, can you believe that almost a year has passed? And what a year we have had. The big news is that hubby and i are trying to work things out. Have no idea whether it will work, but is...

Thursday 15 October 04:57pm
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geoffamelia replied to topic 9 mth old not sitting or crawling yet????

My dd sounds exactly like yours, she is nearly 10 mths now, but only really started rolling round at 7 mths, can sit when propped (started at 8 mths) but still throws herself backwards sometimes, a...

Wednesday 16 September 03:24pm
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geoffamelia replied to topic At what age does solids come before milk?

If you are breast feeding, it actually depends on how long you want to continue feeding as to when you swap this around. If you want to wean by 12 mths, then offer food before milk at around 10 mth...

Tuesday 08 September 02:26pm
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geoffamelia replied to topic ****November 2008 Babies****

Hi everyone!! It feels like ages since i have posted! So good to hear how the bubbas are going. Isobel is a lot slower to develop than your bubs by the sound of things, but i am happy she is not mo...

Tuesday 08 September 02:20pm
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geoffamelia replied to topic ****November 2008 Babies****

Hi All, Sas, how is the knee? Have you had the op yet? We have just got back from sleep school where we taught Isy that it was ok to have ONE feed overnight not five, so i am sleeping much better ...

Tuesday 07 July 06:10pm
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geoffamelia replied to topic ****November 2008 Babies****

Kels, i hope the meeting with your dad goes well. Sas, hope the house sells, it is so nerve wracking, isn't it. Your bubs all sound amazing. Isy is a bit slow with all of that, she makes sounds ...

Sunday 14 June 05:07pm
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geoffamelia replied to topic ****November 2008 Babies****

Kels it is so good to hear from you! Wow, how amazing to have found your biological dad. I hope it all goes well for you. You asked about clingyness - Isy has just started. She used to go to anyone...

Wednesday 03 June 05:42am
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geoffamelia replied to topic to sterilise or not to sterilise.......

I agree with TinaV, I stopped sterilising when bubs started eating. I figure they are more mobile by then anyway and are touching all sorts of things that are not sterile then putting their hands i...

Monday 01 June 06:07pm
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geoffamelia replied to topic HELP! 7 month old only wanting solids!

I would think about taking him back to the doctors. If he was not gaining weight with the formula in the first place and is now refusing it, it may be there is something he is allergic to in the fo...

Monday 01 June 06:05pm
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geoffamelia replied to topic i have never been so desperate for ur help, PLEASE

I would definitely keep offering other things, but in the mean time, if you are worried about his nutrition you could vitamise some veges (sweet potato, spinach etc) into a smooth paste and mix the...

Friday 29 May 05:08pm
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geoffamelia replied to topic ****November 2008 Babies****

Hi guys! It has been ages since i have posted, it is great to hear all the bubs doing so well. Isy is still having sleep issues, we are off to sleep school soon. As far as food goes, she has a ...

Friday 29 May 04:55pm
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geoffamelia replied to topic ****November 2008 Babies****

Hi guys! It has been ages since i have posted, it is great to hear all the bubs doing so well. Isy is still having sleep issues, we are off to sleep school soon. As far as food goes, she has a ...

Friday 29 May 04:54pm
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geoffamelia replied to topic 2.5 hourly night feeds for 5mth old for comfort only...?

I cant offer any advice, but just wanted you to know i am in exactly the same position. My DD is 5.5 mths, and feeds every 2.5 hrs. My friends are keen for me to try controlled crying, but i am rel...

Sunday 10 May 04:24pm
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geoffamelia replied to topic ****November 2008 Babies****

Hi Ladies, thanks again for the support. Counselling was a bit of a disaster. the counsellor was great, but when she asked what my husband was prepared to do to work on the relationship he sais "...

Sunday 26 April 10:22am
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geoffamelia replied to topic ****November 2008 Babies****

Hi guys, It has been a few weeks since i have read the posts. It is great that some of us are still in touch, i have really enjoyed reading about how the bubs are doing. I finally have time for som...

Friday 24 April 03:32pm
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