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Forum: Stay At Home Mommies November 16th, 2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 122
Posted By beautifulmistake
Re: Pets?

We have two dogs, Pogo, a Pointer Border Collie cross who is 2 and Jai, a Huntaway Border Collie cross who is 2 and a half. I do agility with Pogo and sheep trials with Jai. We are planning on...
Forum: 2012 Playroom November 15th, 2012, 07:15 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,280
Posted By beautifulmistake
Am I a bad mum

For not doing much of the comfort nursing stuff? Well, not letting him comfort nurse very often? I'm not saying that I make him go miserable, I just prefer to calm him in other ways. You could...
Forum: Blended Families November 15th, 2012, 01:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,102
Posted By beautifulmistake
Re: Blended Families Roll Call

Name: Emily
DH/SO: Dom
Kids: Lauchlan (16), Ian (6) and Zac (3mts)
How are you blended: Lauchie is my little brother, Ian is his from a one night stand with a at the time friend of both of ours,...
Forum: 2012 Playroom November 14th, 2012, 10:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 164
Posted By beautifulmistake
Re: Routines?

Zac's pretty flexible. He's out with me most days, doing stuff with the dogs (I do agility with one and sheep trials with the other), shopping, doing whatever really. I'm not afraid to whip out a...
Forum: 2012 Playroom November 14th, 2012, 09:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 157
Posted By beautifulmistake
Re: Wednesday Whines and Woohoos!

Whine: My sister is here for 'just a few days'. I love her, but I don't really need the added 'child' (she's 20, and still relies on Dad for everything from money to somewhere to crash) to deal...
Forum: 2012 Playroom November 14th, 2012, 08:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 147
Posted By beautifulmistake
Re: Breastfeeding bottle question

The only thing I could think of would be to get her more used to drinking from a bottle. Zac has been bottle fed BM since he was about 2wks, and gets usually at least two a day because Dom wants to...
Forum: 2012 Playroom November 14th, 2012, 02:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 277
Posted By beautifulmistake
Re: Fighting sleep? Poll

Zac goes down easy, and stay asleep. The trick to have a baby that sleeps through anything is to not tiptoe around them. We put Zac down to bed in the lounge in his porta cot while we are watching...
Forum: 2012 Playroom November 14th, 2012, 02:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 302
Posted By beautifulmistake
Re: Moments you love

#1 In the morning when I nurse him in the rocker in his room, it's just me and my little man and his sweet face makes everything else melt away and for a second, it's all perfect.

#2 This is more...
Forum: Large Families November 13th, 2012, 02:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 348
Posted By beautifulmistake
Re: Following in your footsteps

Ian said last night that he never, ever wants kids... Probably due to the fact that Zac has been unusually fussy and grumpy recently. Lauchie will have kids, whether or not he says he wants them,...
Forum: Blended Families November 12th, 2012, 11:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 415
Posted By beautifulmistake
Re: New here with outside opinions needed

As a cop, I see the definition of 'acceptable' physical discipline and abuse get blurred all the time. I have only ever lightly smacked Ian once, when he ran out in front of a car and I actually had...
Forum: Blended Families November 12th, 2012, 10:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 169
Posted By beautifulmistake
Re: Hi -wave- :)

Lol! He pushes it because I'm 'his sister, not mum', so he thinks he can get away with murder. Just he wait and see when I go all bad cop on him. And yes, he is currently re painting our yard...
Forum: Large Families November 12th, 2012, 08:54 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,405
Posted By beautifulmistake
Re: how many do you have? how many would you ideally like?

I'm new, but I'll post here anyways xD. I technically have 3, but two are my brother (16) and step son (6). My son is 3 months. I would love two more, that's about it though, unless it's an...
Forum: Blended Families November 12th, 2012, 08:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 169
Posted By beautifulmistake
Hi -wave- :)

Hi, I'm Emily (Em), 22, mum to Zac, 3 months, step-mum to Ian, 6, 'parental figure' to my little brother, Lauchie, 16. S/O is Dom, we've been together for 6 years. Ian now lives with us full time...
Forum: 2012 Playroom November 12th, 2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 105
Posted By beautifulmistake
Re: What time of day

If Dom's training then he's up at 4:30-5am and I'm up with him. He's gone by 5:30, 5:45 absolute latest, so I usually throw a load of washing in, have a shower, do my hair, do some cleaning before 7...
Forum: 2012 Playroom November 11th, 2012, 03:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 192
Posted By beautifulmistake
Quick Update on me.

Sorry I have been MIA for a while. I miscarried on the 28th and that pretty much screwed up everything in my head. Added to this was the arrival of my little brother, Lauchie (16), in a shiny cop...
Forum: 2012 Playroom November 11th, 2012, 03:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 188
Posted By beautifulmistake
Re: Tiredness

I can easily and effficently run off of 3.5hrs sleep plus one coffee. In fact, if I get more than 6 or 7 I'm a total wreck. I don't think I've slept more than 4 hours in one stint in about four or...
Forum: 2012 Playroom November 11th, 2012, 02:57 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 330
Posted By beautifulmistake
Re: Were YOU breast or bottle fed?

I was bottle fed. Mum and Dad were 19 when I was born and they already had Harry as well. Dad was too busy putting himself through med school to make us a decent living to be much help to mum and...
Forum: July 2013 Playroom October 24th, 2012, 11:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 273
Posted By beautifulmistake
Boy or girl?

What are you hoping for?

Do you have any names that you are playing with yet?

I personally kind of hope this one is a girl, so I have one of each. We havent really played with names yet,...
Forum: 2012 Playroom October 22nd, 2012, 08:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 200
Posted By beautifulmistake
Re: How many days a week...

Do you eat homemade food? Breakfast is usually cooked for me and Dom, done by whoever gets up first. One gets the kid, the other gets the food xD. And we cook dinner about 4 times a week.

Forum: 2012 Playroom October 21st, 2012, 06:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 399
Posted By beautifulmistake
Re: Woops, family is now 3 plus one coming.

Yeah, we wernt planning on it being this soon, heck we wernt planning on having Zac so soon, but things happen for a reason and even though I'm not remotely religious, I do believe that something...
Forum: 2012 Playroom October 21st, 2012, 07:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 259
Posted By beautifulmistake
Re: How Embarassing!

That is rather funny, maybe not quite at the time though xD. Zac spit up on my boss a few weeks back. Like not just a little bit either. I'm lucky he has kids of his own and his youngest is 18mo. ...
Forum: 2012 Playroom October 21st, 2012, 07:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 273
Posted By beautifulmistake
Re: What size diapers?

Zac is in Infant Huggies (i don't know what the equivilant is in other countries) as he is 16lbs ish atm. We have about 3/4 left of a box of them and I will make a desicon once these are gone...
Forum: 2012 Playroom October 21st, 2012, 05:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 222
Posted By beautifulmistake
Re: Recent mommy accomplishments?

Does deciding to take Zac way down south (Auckland NZ to West Coast NZ) to meet my mum, who I haven't spoken to since the day I turned 18 and haven't seen since just over a year ago count? Oh, and I...
Forum: 2012 Playroom October 21st, 2012, 05:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 142
Posted By beautifulmistake
Re: Michaela's getting too long for her baby bath!

I used a baby bath at first, but it's easier for me personally to just bathe him in the tub. Half the time I end up in there with him. I love our tub though, it's amazing. Main reason we bought...
Forum: Public Safety Families October 20th, 2012, 12:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 959
Posted By beautifulmistake
Re: Wife of a police officer anyone else?

I am the cop in our family xD. Coming up on four years. Been in since I was 18. S/O is army/special ops kinda thing.
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