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AliceTrew

Older Sibling Jealousy

I have a daughter who is 4 years old and I am 29 weeks pregnant at the moment. Lilly can't wait f...

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Yer I think its totaly normal, They have you and all the atention on them, then someone comes a long to take some of the lime lig...

Myrtle

3 year old not really a toddler anymore need advise on T/T etc

Hi I have a 3 year old son and hes to old for the toddler posts so I thought put it hear. I cant ...

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Hi myrtle, I'm afraid I'm not much help on the toilet training front my son is 3 1/4 and TT is the bain of my existence right now. A...

AliceTrew

Bringing home baby number 2

i was wondering how my 4 tear old daughter will react when i bring home my twin daughters in Sept...

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Your local library should have some books on bringing home a brother or sister and i have even seen one about bringing two babies ho...

zacharysmum

A bit nervous

I am a mother of a boy almost 6 and a baby due in just over 2 and a half weeks, any advice you ca...

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hi i have a boy 6 and a girl almost 5 and a baby girl 7months and the age gap is great they love the baby so much and help me alot ...

Cab007

should my 9 year old girl be at the birth of the new arrival ????

Hi. I have a 9 year old daughter and am due to have my second in 8 days. My daughter has said t...

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Hi i am having the same problem i have 5 kids oldest is 10 - 9 - 8 -5 and 9 months i asked the older ones if they would like to be t...

family of 4

siblings 20 month old bullying/annoying 4 year old

Hi, Just wondering whether anybody has any ideas or help with siblings fighting. My 4 year old ...

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I had the same problem with my eldest two. There is a gap of 27months. I know I might get jumped on for this, but here goes. The pro...

Sibling problem

Hi All, I have posted this topic on behalf of my sister. She has a 6 year old son who doesn't w...

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Hi Jo, Just wanted to let you know that I totally understand. I have a niece who is exactly the same as your nephew. The only thing...

aghery

Jobs for the Kids

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I completely agree! My oldest (12) does the dishes (used to be an easy job of emptying a dishwasher, now he has to wash by hand and...

aghery

Well enough for school - well enough for sport??

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Maria, just caught the bit about the library. (PLease don't think i'm having a go at you personally, i really enjoy your posts, but...

vkw

bored at preschool

my middle son who turns 5 in oct. declared he does not want to go to pre...

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loriella

Middle Child Syndrome?

Hi - I have 3 children, a 12 yr old, 7 yr old and a 3 mth old. The problem is with the 7yr old. ...

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Hi Loriella I have 5 children 14,11,10,4 and 20 months. My 10 year old ds [who was nearly 6 at the time] was exactly the same as you...

angelfairy

having a new baby whilst studying

hi im a 29 year old mother of three under 10, my eldest is 10 then i left a 4 year gap and got ma...

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Hi Sara, I am 31 years old. I am studing my Bachelor of Nursing Division 1. I have completed the first year and have deferred 1st...

Myrtle

Help for a friend

Hi there this is a post for a friend of mine that does not have a computer, her son is almost 4 a...

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I actually watched something tonight on today tonight? which showed the high levels of preservatives in food and the effect it has c...

bizzymum

Starting school-first 6months or last 6 months should it make s difference

hi ladies i know for some of us we haven't even thought about the whole school thing,just wonder...

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Wow so many different systems I didnt even know existed. Im in NSW and the suburb where I am from you would be lucky to find a pre...

oscarsmum

silblings 13 months apart

does anyone have children around 13mths apart? what is it like? i'm expecting our second & would ...

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Just a point to help you cope. I made up muffins and froze them, so that when I didnt have time to make breakfast for either me or ...

aghery

Is life a bit unfair for the first child?

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a little unfair i think but our eldest son had more 1-1 time both myself and hubby so i think that t...

YummyMummy

boy and girl sharing???

Hi all, Im in the process of moving house soon (unwillingly) as im a single mum, I cant af...

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I think, if your daughter is anything like mine (8) she would not like to share with her brother no matter how much she loves him, i...

Sonia McNally

Help! My Four year old is out of control!

Hi, I am having problems with my four year old. Whenever I have people over he gets out of cont...

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OMG, What did you do when he done that to the little girl? Ebony

Sonia McNally

First words - now not talking at all????

Hi, I am wondering if anyone else has experienced this. My daughter started saying MUM MUM at 6...

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Hi my daughter was saying dad/dadda for about 3 weeks then also stated mum but about a week and a half ago she stopped saying both...

bullying...kids are soo cruel

i just need to have a vent.... DS1, who is nearly 9, is struggling with the mates side of things....

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Sorry to hear this and I am not talking from experience but have you tried getting your son to ignore this kid

christine09

Stranger Danger

Hi, just wondering how other parents have approached the stranger danger issue with their childre...

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Hi Christine, this is a really scary topic. A close friend of mine works as a cop at the kids sexual assult unit SOCA (I think thats...

tommylu

Is it just a phase ???

Hi there i was just wondering if anyone out there had this same thing happen. My almost 5 yo is o...

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Hi tommylu. I have 5 kids, aged from 7 months to 10 years. I think at a certain age, (a lot earlier than when we were kids) children...

Ninasmum

Toddler and new baby sharing a room - does this work?

Hi lovely mums! My husband and I have been talking about when to have baby number 2. Nina is 8 m...

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My three girls share-we have a 3brm house but i have the other bedroom as a study. Works really well-they don't wake each other up ...

Deonne

Thank you Hu@@ies

Let me be one of the frist to say thank you for this new forum. It was and is desperatly needed f...

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I agree 100%, there are so many of us who needed somewhere to go with our older kids, even if they are only 4!! Thanks

Neens1

I've got the first post!

So yippee, I've got the first post. I just found this new section today. Anyway, I am mum to Da...

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Hi to you all. My name is Karen. I have six children. Their ages are 20, 17, 14, 11, 8 and 23mths. My edd for number seven is 26/06...

Brono

Separation anxiety

I am asking this on behalf of a friend of mine. Her daughter is 4 years old and recently has bee...

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hi brono My DD is nearly 2 and hates when im not in sight,whether im just outside or toilet,she lets me go out but she has to wave...

pooley3

Is their a behavioural problem?

Hi I need some help before I go crazy. My 4 year old son is in kindy. He is a very loving child a...

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hey, dont worry about it its normal my son went through that stage he is all so doing speach specialist, and got his hearin...

Deonne

Finally behaving? Is it just a faze?

Ladies I don't know how it has happened but for some reason my DD has began to behave herself all...

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hi they say that if children are going to mallo out that around 4 is the age it happens,they also say that if a child runs amok you...