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Re: Anybody selling a pink/purple mini micro scooter

I have a pink one, I bought it second hand but haven't used it. It's in good order, a bit faded. You're welcome to it for £10?
Replies: 1
Wed Apr 11, 2018 10:41 pm

Re: Only afford to send one to private school

Interesting that everyone is assuming the son is brighter and that's why private is being considered. I would have assumed the opposite, i.e. you might consider sending your brighter child to state but your struggling child to private, for an extra "boost" or smaller class sizes that the brighter on...
Forum: Schools
Replies: 28
Mon Apr 09, 2018 11:18 am

Re: Paying for childcare cash in hand - what's the view?

I agree that employers who take this approach are likely to be bad employers in other ways too - they clearly don't see the nanny as a proper employee with the same employment rights that they expect themselves. Avoid. And if she is brave enough, report. I do agree that childcare should be a tax ded...
Forum: Chat Here
Replies: 34
Mon Apr 09, 2018 11:10 am

Re: A baby at 40

I have two who are approaching school age and we would all find it very hard to go back to the baby days and being ruled by nap times and feeding times. If you have an easy baby who slots in and sleeps well and flexibly then this might not apply but there is no guarantee of that. Depends what your f...
Replies: 18
Mon Apr 09, 2018 8:08 am

For sale - Phil & Teds Navigator v1 with second seat

I have a Phil & Teds Navigator v1 double buggy for sale. In black with various colour seat liners. All in good working order, pet and smoke free home. Comes with: - 4 seat liners (2x black, 1x red, 1x blue) - second seat (the second seat reclines) - raincover - sun/bug screen that zips on and off - ...
Replies: 2
Sat Apr 07, 2018 10:50 am

Re: Looking for a creche/playgroup where you leave

Little Starlings in Balham and Tiddlywinks on Broomwood Road are similar, but also tend to get quite booked up. Good luck!
Forum: Childcare
Replies: 1
Fri Feb 09, 2018 3:07 pm

Re: Petition to inprove road safety outside Chestnut Grove School...

I remember having a look at the plans for the recent redevelopment of Chestnut Grove. The council wanted them to use Boundaries Road or Hearnville Road as the main entrance, partly due to road safety issues and pavement congestion on Chestnut Grove. The school insisted on having the main entrance on...
Forum: Chat Here
Replies: 32
Fri Feb 09, 2018 2:56 pm

Re: Glue Ear?

I've also read that grommets can fall out if they have a growth spurt - which means another op to replace them. Of course the younger they are the more growth spurts, so waiting reduces the chance of this happening.
Topic: Glue Ear?
Replies: 4
Tue Jan 02, 2018 1:34 pm

Re: Support Lady Allen Playground

2009Kat, do you know how I can find details of which afternoons it is open to the general public? I would be more than happy to donate but can't find the times online.
Forum: Activities
Replies: 4
Thu Dec 21, 2017 12:07 pm

Re: Glue Ear?

My daughter is coning up for 3. She had glue ear diagnosed at age 2 (winter), confirmed in the spring, tested again in summer and it had cleared. No speech delays the whole time although her pronunciation was off until the past few months. I imagine if tested again now the glue ear may have come bac...
Topic: Glue Ear?
Replies: 4
Tue Dec 19, 2017 10:15 pm

Re: What shall I buy my wife for Christmas?

How about a flower subscription - Bloom and Wild or Freddies Flowers do these, there's probably other companies too. Fresh flowers every month (or fortnight or week if you're feeling very flush). Massage vouchers or bespoke perfume would also be great. Or at least, I'd love them (hopefully my husban...
Forum: Chat Here
Replies: 12
Wed Dec 13, 2017 7:14 pm

Re: Trampoline suitable for a small garden

I've had a similar conversation recently with my husband. I don't think there is such a thing as a collapsible full size trampoline - the best option I have seen is to sink it into the ground and get a lid made for it - but this does cost a fair bit unless you have great diy skills yourself. Capital...
Replies: 6
Fri Dec 08, 2017 2:00 pm

For sale: Phil & Teds Navigator v1

I have a Phil & Teds Navigator version 1 for sale in black. Used but good condition, a few scratches and bit of fading. From a smoke and pet free home. Comes with: - second seat with connectors and detachable hood - raincover - sunshade/bug net - 4 seat liners (two black, one red, one blue) which fi...
Replies: 0
Sat Dec 02, 2017 6:12 pm

Re: To close up fireplace or not to?

I'd be disappointed if there was no way to have a real or gas fire in a period house. So I would keep the chimneybreast. You could still have your wall of clothes storage upstairs - have hanging space each side of the chimneybreast and put shallow shelves across the front of the chimneybreast (great...
Replies: 6
Tue Nov 28, 2017 9:37 am

Re: Nice grown-up living room with buggy/toy storage?

If you've got the usual Victorian double reception room then a common arrangement is to have the back half as playroom/buggy and the front half as grown up room. So you accept the back half won't look grown up, it will be tidy at best! Then the key is dividing the two halves somehow so you're not lo...
Replies: 4
Tue Nov 28, 2017 9:31 am