So you've ruined your life...

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by Rax » Thu Mar 22, 2018 3:29 pm

I think Dads prefer when the kids are a bit older and you can do stuff with them, I know Im looking forward to when my little one can play sports and I can take her places and shell appreciate them. The wife on the other hand gets all emotional cos shes so big now and can walk, wishes she could be a tiny helpless baby forever. :lol:

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by Partridge Iciclebubbles » Thu Mar 22, 2018 3:40 pm

Happy birthday to your daughter Kerr!

Rax wrote:I think Dads prefer when the kids are a bit older and you can do stuff with them, I know Im looking forward to when my little one can play sports and I can take her places and shell appreciate them. The wife on the other hand gets all emotional cos shes so big now and can walk, wishes she could be a tiny helpless baby forever. :lol:


The small baby stage isn’t the most fun part, but I have a great laugh with my 22 month old. He has a great cheeky little personality on him now, the tantrums are annoying but are more than outweighed by the awesome times.

I do look back at pictures of him from a year ago and find it unbelievable how much he has changed in such a short amount of time. I can see why mothers get upset by the idea of them growing up, but I am really looking forward to having proper conversations with him, taking him places that he asks to go to etc.

It’s the teenage years I dread, we wont all get as lucky as Kerr seems to be!

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by Jenu-All I Want For Christmas » Thu Mar 22, 2018 3:56 pm

In an odd way I do kind of miss the tiny baby stage with mine now - I think the key is to remember to enjoy every stage of they're development as they are only going to do it once!

Mine are 7, 5, and 2 now so definitely out of the baby stage. It's been hugely enjoyable seeing them grow and develop as people - particularly now the youngest is 2 and is much more independent. There was a moment the other weekend when I was at home with the three of them and they were all playing nicely with each other (it doesn't happen often! :lol:) and I suddenly thought to myself: "wait a minute, it's been 5 minutes and no small person has harassed me for something, or injured themselves, or lost something, or is crying because one of the others hit them!" So I put my feet up and read a book for 20 minutes whilst listening to them being happy - bliss! Looking forward to more times like that as they grow!

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by Ho-Ho-Ho-tek » Thu Mar 22, 2018 4:47 pm

I presume when Sophie's a teenager it'll be hard going only to balance out the absolute doddle she has been for the past 7 years. I was thinking about shaving my beard yesterday and she over heard me telling the wife and she was HORRIFIED, I only realized that most of her life she's only ever seen me with a beard, but before she was born I was clean shaven... odd.

She's starting to look really older now (she's 7 and a half), I can tell what she's gonna look like when older I reckon and she's tall too. I don't like that she's growing up so fast but she's a happy kid. :wub:

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by Rax » Thu Mar 22, 2018 4:51 pm

Photek wrote:I presume when Sophie's a teenager it'll be hard going only to balance out the absolute doddle she has been for the past 7 years. I was thinking about shaving my beard yesterday and she over heard me telling the wife and she was HORRIFIED, I only realized that most of her life she's only ever seen me with a beard, but before she was born I was clean shaven... odd.

She's starting to look really older now (she's 7 and a half), I can tell what she's gonna look like when older I reckon and she's tall too. I don't like that she's growing up so fast but she's a happy kid. :wub:

Zelda has only ever seen me with a beard and she likes to brush it from time to time, I think removing it now would make her terrified of me! Ive also realised that the neighbour has a big beard yet her grandads dont so in her world, dads have beards and grandads are clean shaven, cant go upsetting that balance for her!

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by abcd » Thu Mar 22, 2018 4:52 pm

Jenuall wrote:In an odd way I do kind of miss the tiny baby stage with mine now - I think the key is to remember to enjoy every stage of they're development as they are only going to do it once!

Mine are 7, 5, and 2 now so definitely out of the baby stage. It's been hugely enjoyable seeing them grow and develop as people - particularly now the youngest is 2 and is much more independent. There was a moment the other weekend when I was at home with the three of them and they were all playing nicely with each other (it doesn't happen often! :lol:) and I suddenly thought to myself: "wait a minute, it's been 5 minutes and no small person has harassed me for something, or injured themselves, or lost something, or is crying because one of the others hit them!" So I put my feet up and read a book for 20 minutes whilst listening to them being happy - bliss! Looking forward to more times like that as they grow!



This is a very weird sensation and one that I haven't yet got used too.

Mine are 5 and 3 and sometimes they play nicely together for a few hours. When these moments occur, I have an overwhelming urge to cause problems just because I've been so used to the chaos of the past.

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by Snowballday » Thu Mar 22, 2018 5:27 pm

kerr9000 wrote:My daughter is 16 today, it's pretty darn awesome to have a 16 year old you can watch films with them etc she's awesome and I'm so darn proud she has turned out well, studies hard, volunteers in a charity shop and is just generally cool

What do you expect when she has such a cool father? 8-)

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by Bunni » Thu Mar 22, 2018 7:52 pm

Photek wrote:I presume when Sophie's a teenager it'll be hard going only to balance out the absolute doddle she has been for the past 7 years. I was thinking about shaving my beard yesterday and she over heard me telling the wife and she was HORRIFIED, I only realized that most of her life she's only ever seen me with a beard, but before she was born I was clean shaven... odd


I was 22 before I seen my dad without a moustache. Creeped the strawberry float out of me so I got him telt. He's not shaved since.

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by kerr9000 » Fri Mar 23, 2018 2:27 pm

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by Christmas CrackErrkal » Sat Mar 24, 2018 3:50 pm

First trip out on my own with moo today, I've always avoided it and stayed in when I'm on my own with her but decided to give it ago, also first bus trip for her too.

Has been good don't know what I was worrying about.

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by Jenu-All I Want For Christmas » Sat Mar 24, 2018 4:35 pm

abcd wrote:
Jenuall wrote:In an odd way I do kind of miss the tiny baby stage with mine now - I think the key is to remember to enjoy every stage of they're development as they are only going to do it once!

Mine are 7, 5, and 2 now so definitely out of the baby stage. It's been hugely enjoyable seeing them grow and develop as people - particularly now the youngest is 2 and is much more independent. There was a moment the other weekend when I was at home with the three of them and they were all playing nicely with each other (it doesn't happen often! :lol:) and I suddenly thought to myself: "wait a minute, it's been 5 minutes and no small person has harassed me for something, or injured themselves, or lost something, or is crying because one of the others hit them!" So I put my feet up and read a book for 20 minutes whilst listening to them being happy - bliss! Looking forward to more times like that as they grow!



This is a very weird sensation and one that I haven't yet got used too.

Mine are 5 and 3 and sometimes they play nicely together for a few hours. When these moments occur, I have an overwhelming urge to cause problems just because I've been so used to the chaos of the past.


Haha yeah I know that feeling, it's going to take some getting used to that's for sure! It's such a strange feeling as things slowly move away from them being so dependent on you.

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by Dual » Sat Mar 24, 2018 10:25 pm

Errkal wrote:First trip out on my own with moo today, I've always avoided it and stayed in when I'm on my own with her but decided to give it ago, also first bus trip for her too.

Has been good don't know what I was worrying about.


How old is she?

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by Buffalo » Sat Mar 24, 2018 10:28 pm

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by Dual » Sat Mar 24, 2018 11:33 pm

:lol:

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by Christmas CrackErrkal » Sun Mar 25, 2018 7:44 am

Dual wrote:
Errkal wrote:First trip out on my own with moo today, I've always avoided it and stayed in when I'm on my own with her but decided to give it ago, also first bus trip for her too.

Has been good don't know what I was worrying about.


How old is she?


20 months, I hate the buggy as it is a pain in the mass if she wants to be out of it but she is now at a point she can walk for ages and so don't need it.

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by Partridge Iciclebubbles » Mon Mar 26, 2018 6:33 pm

Errkal wrote:First trip out on my own with moo today, I've always avoided it and stayed in when I'm on my own with her but decided to give it ago, also first bus trip for her too.

Has been good don't know what I was worrying about.


That amazes me, I’ve taken mine out since he was tiny, mainly because he cried a lot less when we were out and about!

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by Christmas CrackErrkal » Mon Mar 26, 2018 6:38 pm

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Errkal wrote:First trip out on my own with moo today, I've always avoided it and stayed in when I'm on my own with her but decided to give it ago, also first bus trip for her too.

Has been good don't know what I was worrying about.


That amazes me, I’ve taken mine out since he was tiny, mainly because he cried a lot less when we were out and about!


Moo has always been happy at home and I hate the buggy so having to take it just didn't seem like fun, but she will walk for hours pretty much with the odd piggy back so all good and she is more fun.

I think mostly I was just scared I guess but decided to go for it, it isn't often I'm on my own with moo so yeah

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by Preezy » Thu Mar 29, 2018 10:27 am

Anyone else had their kids watch Milly & Molly?

That gooseberry fool is adorable, I can happily sit and watch it with my daughter :shifty: :wub:

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by Partridge Iciclebubbles » Thu Mar 29, 2018 10:30 am

Preezy wrote:Anyone else had their kids watch Milly & Molly?

That gooseberry fool is adorable, I can happily sit and watch it with my daughter :shifty: :wub:


I haven't heard of that one.

My lad is obsessed with Peppa Pig at the moment. We have two episodes saved on the Sky box, he loves them both so much that we can't get rid of them. One of them is where they go to the market and the stall keepers are shouting out "Apples!" "Cheese!" "Fish!" and the other episode is a longer one all about muddy puddles, thieving ducks and Brian Blessed taking them to the moon. He'll point at the TV and say "APPLES!" for the market episode or "UP!" if he wants the Brian Blessed rocket episode. :lol:

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by kerr9000 » Thu Mar 29, 2018 10:36 am

I got my kid into transformers, thunder cats, mask and GI Joe and such at a very early age, it meant I could watch loads of stuff I like as apposed to being dragged through modern stuff lol

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