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    Quote Originally Posted by sunnygirl79 View Post
    DS2 is like this too! Crazy strong neck. Have seriously nearly dropped him a few times (and others have too) because he lifts his head back with such strength and force whilst being carried it comes by surprise. He pushed right up the first time we tried tummy time when he was less than 2 weeks old.
    I might try the sleeping on tummy thing during day (using a grobag) while I can sit beside him the whole time just to see. Any time I normally place him on tummy he just tries to crawl (!!).
    ez is exactly the same. I'm not sure where this newborns can't lift their heads thing comes from because he's got a very strong neck too, has had since birth!? E also does the lunging thing when being carried, I keep warning dh to hold him securely esp going up/down stairs as he tends to do this half jump out of our hands like he's trying to go somewhere 😂

    and yes, tummy time always has ez crawling off his mat. I turned around once and when I came back he'd come off his mat and had a mouthful of rug. I just about died 😂

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    Quote Originally Posted by turquoisecoast View Post
    ez is exactly the same. I'm not sure where this newborns can't lift their heads thing comes from because he's got a very strong neck too, has had since birth!? E also does the lunging thing when being carried, I keep warning dh to hold him securely esp going up/down stairs as he tends to do this half jump out of our hands like he's trying to go somewhere 😂

    and yes, tummy time always has ez crawling off his mat. I turned around once and when I came back he'd come off his mat and had a mouthful of rug. I just about died 😂
    DS had a super strong neck (lifted it up to look around just after he was born).

    DD - not so much. Although she does lift it up. She does not have much interest in doing that or standing/frawling (DS was forever trying to move).

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    I'm not sure but I think child support is calculated using something like that. The child support website might have details.
    Thanks for that. XH is on Centrelink at the moment which means we are getting regular CS payments and they work out to be $1.13/day/kid. I'm grateful for anything from CS as I know so many others who don't get anything. It just makes me cranky, not at CS or C/L but at XH. There is no reason why he can't work, he's just a lazy a$$. But if he was working, he'd be dodging CS anyway as he changes jobs whenever they catch up to him.

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    Quote Originally Posted by twinklify View Post
    DS had a super strong neck (lifted it up to look around just after he was born).

    DD - not so much. Although she does lift it up. She does not have much interest in doing that or standing/frawling (DS was forever trying to move).
    Boys. Can not stop moving!! A parenting book I read actually suggests it's an inbuilt thing with boys - they must move to get rid of energy. Just didn't realise it's like that from birth 😂

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    I am also at swimming lessons and have paid off this whole term and am starting on next term. Feeling pretty proud of myself right now.

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    Sunny we sleep DD on her side, she's much more settled that way. I have a Snuza hero which you clip onto their nappy and will alarm if it doesn't feel movement. I know most aren't comfortable with it, but it's working for us and keeping us sane

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    Quote Originally Posted by sunnygirl79 View Post
    Boys. Can not stop moving!! A parenting book I read actually suggests it's an inbuilt thing with boys - they must move to get rid of energy. Just didn't realise it's like that from birth 😂
    Before birth! DS was CRAZY in my belly. And of course at 3 he still hasn't stopped. Even in his sleep he moves!

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    Quote Originally Posted by HearMeRoar View Post
    Thanks for that. XH is on Centrelink at the moment which means we are getting regular CS payments and they work out to be $1.13/day/kid. I'm grateful for anything from CS as I know so many others who don't get anything. It just makes me cranky, not at CS or C/L but at XH. There is no reason why he can't work, he's just a lazy a$$. But if he was working, he'd be dodging CS anyway as he changes jobs whenever they catch up to him.
    So that would buy like a whole apple per child per day 😡

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    Quote Originally Posted by HearMeRoar View Post
    Thanks for that. XH is on Centrelink at the moment which means we are getting regular CS payments and they work out to be $1.13/day/kid. I'm grateful for anything from CS as I know so many others who don't get anything. It just makes me cranky, not at CS or C/L but at XH. There is no reason why he can't work, he's just a lazy a$$. But if he was working, he'd be dodging CS anyway as he changes jobs whenever they catch up to him.
    Do we have the same ex?

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    I am a little excited I pumped some milk today. Hopefully DS/DH can give DD a little feed tonight (fingers crossed she likes the bottle...) - I am battling the thought of mixed feeding. I BF DS for 2.5 years. So I feel terrible for thinking of doing it to DD. I have only been feeding her for 2 weeks.


 

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