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Pongtonkerous! I am a developer and I code. Primarily develop in C# and Ruby, some enforced SQL, with a bit of iPhone objective-C thrown in for fun.



Feb
24
comment How can I stop repeating myself?
Yes, agreed - children are so often in fantasy land that it does take time for them to shift their focus back to the real world.
Feb
13
comment What to do when parents disagree regarding their parenting
It is unrealistic to expect to never argue in front of the children. If you do, it is important to ensure that the children also see you work things through and work out a compromise and make things up.
Jan
13
comment What are the risks of putting a newborn baby to sleep on their front?
Its worth adding that no one actually knows why this makes a difference, just that it does.
Jan
7
comment How do I help my 3 month old sleep better through the night?
@joe_coolish I don't think we ever really used the pacifier during the day. Perhaps thats why she never built up much of a dependence.
Jan
6
comment How do I help my 3 month old sleep better through the night?
We would do bottles rather than breast at night because it was a lot easier to get what she needed down her quickly with a bottle. During the day she would have breast. She did spend hours per day sucking one of those which was probably why a pacifier wasn't so necessary.
Jan
6
comment How do I help my 3 month old sleep better through the night?
@joe_coolish We just went cold turkey and substituted it with bottles of expressed milk. It amazed me how much I'd spent messing about with dummies and rocking and a lot of palava when what she really just wanted was a good feed.
Nov
2
comment What's the best way to extract baby snot?
Found we already had one at home. I used to thing it was something my partner bought for the kitchen. It is amazing how much snot it gets out!
Sep
9
comment How can we introduce some formula for our baby?
Ok sounds like a plan. I will don my riot gear and suggest to my partner that she should express a bit more!
Sep
8
comment How can we introduce some formula for our baby?
Thanks. I will have to find sources for those in the UK. We are weaning under advice from both our consultant and health visitor. Preemies tend to need weaning earlier than term babies. She needs as many calories as we can (safely) load into her to get her weight up. Breast milk is no longer sufficient (she still gets plenty, we are just adding a load more on top).
Sep
8
comment How can we introduce some formula for our baby?
@Hairy, the problem wont be with the teat as she is very used to taking a bottle, it is the change in drink that she is objecting to.
Sep
8
comment How can we introduce some formula for our baby?
@Hairy, she was born premature so is either 9 months or nearly 6 depending on how you look at it.
Jul
19
comment Is it okay for both parents to be asleep at the same time?
Get some sleep. You will be a wreck in a couple of weeks if you don't!
Jun
13
comment How do we get our toddler to gain weight?
Did your doctor not give you any advice on how you could fix it?
Jun
13
comment How can you deal with tantrums without spanking?
Grouchiness when tired or hungry lasts well into adulthood. Its just (most) adults are able to identify that that is what the problem is. A 2 year old hasn't got a clue whats going on!
Jun
10
comment Why do babies like to be bounced?
Unless its an instinctive thing..
Jun
10
comment Why do babies like to be bounced?
We probably disprove that theory, our baby was born 15 weeks prematurely and her mother hardly moved for a month before that, so she didn't really get much in the womb rocking..
Jun
10
comment How do we get rid of our baby's thrush?
Thanks, our baby is still on just milk, but should soon be allowed some water so I will be able to try this soon.