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by sara
Tue Nov 24, 2009 3:23 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Downshifting
Replies: 28
Views: 1826

Re: Downshifting

Hi I took the whole of this summer off (6 months) and intend to do the same next year. I would love a part time job but they are like gold dust (well one that uses my skills and experience anyway) so I compromise by doing 6 months off 6 months on. If anybody asks I tell them I'm "semi-retired" and ...
by sara
Tue Nov 24, 2009 3:16 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Downshifting
Replies: 28
Views: 1826

Re: Downshifting

Another 'go for it' vote here. I had a job that was meant to be 30 hours a week but was really about 40, and although I loved the job, it was quite stressful and when was pregnant I ended up taking 9 weeks off due to stress. I gave the job up when I had my little girl - now 3.5 years old. At first ...
by sara
Tue Nov 24, 2009 3:11 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Downshifting
Replies: 28
Views: 1826

Re: Downshifting

hello you need to do what makes you happy as long as you can pay your own bills etc it is up to you how you live . life in a stressful job is hell(i work for NHS) ! who cares what people think , the proudest thing i did was have my baby . balance is everything put yourself firstx let us know what yo...
by sara
Tue Nov 24, 2009 3:03 pm
Forum: Eco Parenting
Topic: Bathing babies - how do you?
Replies: 25
Views: 3825

Re: Bathing babies - how do you?

mrsflibble wrote:anywhere I could get her wet.

if this pic is against any rules, I appologise in advance.

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so cute ! my baby hates baths maybe a bucket could be the answer ! :wave:
by sara
Tue Nov 24, 2009 3:00 pm
Forum: Eco Parenting
Topic: Bathing babies - how do you?
Replies: 25
Views: 3825

Re: Bathing babies - how do you?

I use a baby bath for my 4 month old , it seems the easiest option. you dont use much water plus you can get the temperature just right for them. x plus mine was second hand so bargain x
by sara
Tue Nov 24, 2009 2:52 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: It all started like this…
Replies: 30
Views: 2286

Re: It all started like this…

ps congratulations and good luck with the new baby when he/she arrives , my baby is 4 months old next week he is the best thing I ever didx
by sara
Tue Nov 24, 2009 2:51 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: It all started like this…
Replies: 30
Views: 2286

Re: It all started like this…

welcome :wave:

it was interesting to hear about you and your family hope you enjoy the site
by sara
Tue Nov 24, 2009 2:44 pm
Forum: Eco Parenting
Topic: Any home-eds looking for French help?
Replies: 2
Views: 941

Re: Any home-eds looking for French help?

I think thats a lovely offer I only wish my baby was older so I could take you up on it I think learning a language is very important :wave:
by sara
Sat Oct 04, 2008 9:09 pm
Forum: Site Information and Announcements
Topic: My Cycle tour (Bristol to Scotland) can I stay at yours?
Replies: 154
Views: 31457

Re: My Cycle tour (Bristol to Scotland) can I stay at yours?

Sorry Andy I am not on route but if I had been you would have been more than welcome to my sofa , It is a great idea and a good cause. Wishing you every sucess. :lol: sara
by sara
Thu Sep 04, 2008 8:17 pm
Forum: Looks like we made it
Topic: wooly weavy worky.
Replies: 15
Views: 2182

Re: wooly weavy worky.

:flower: hi i love your cushion covers they are fab presents

sara
by sara
Tue Sep 02, 2008 5:41 pm
Forum: Looks like we made it
Topic: Kitchens
Replies: 8
Views: 1266

Re: Kitchens

:flower: love your kitchen , you have done so well on a limited budget. i think it is great how you have recycled materials.

sara
by sara
Sun Aug 31, 2008 6:38 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Do you ever wonder if there is a "greater plan?"
Replies: 27
Views: 1316

Re: Do you ever wonder if there is a "greater plan?"

hiya :flower: life is a funny business, you can only live by your own values and principles and have faith in yourself , other people may hurt you with words and actions but they are outweighed by those who would do anything to see you smile :lol: there is no big plan look after your family and frie...
by sara
Sun Aug 31, 2008 6:21 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: How do you ration your internet usage?
Replies: 26
Views: 1680

Re: How do you ration your internet usage?

:flower: hiya i have never had to ration myself but i guess you could use an alarm clock set yourself a 1 hour limit or log on when you know you only have say 30 mins before you have to go to work or to meet a friend so are forced to log off or be in trouble with boss/friend. discipline is the key t...
by sara
Sun Aug 31, 2008 6:10 pm
Forum: Links, links and more links
Topic: Urban Self-Sufficiency Blog
Replies: 1
Views: 1501

Re: Urban Self-Sufficiency Blog

hello stripeypixiesocks :flower: i have just looked at your blog it is great to see how you are getting on, your bit of concrete is about the same size as my bit of London concrete , love they tyre planters. i see you have hanging baskets , you could try strawberries in them if you fancy a change fr...