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what to do

Post by Penguin » Mon Dec 08, 2014 4:29 pm

It's 4:30, DD fell asleep in the car on the way home and hasn't stirred despite the fact I almost dropped her twice coming in and lots of poking. I'm exhausted. If I lie down heaven knows when we'll wake up. But if tonight's going to be a write off anyway then I should nap now.

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Re: what to do

Post by MamaMagoO? » Mon Dec 08, 2014 5:23 pm

Lie down hun!! Take any chance to rest is my motto especially when pregnant and solo parenting.
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Post by Mummy woo! » Mon Dec 08, 2014 5:30 pm

maMAMaGOo wrote:Lie down hun!! Take any chance to rest is my motto especially when pregnant and solo parenting.
I agree! What did you do?
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Post by AussieBritLu » Mon Dec 08, 2014 5:36 pm

^^^^^
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Post by PellyintheWilderness » Mon Dec 08, 2014 5:58 pm

What the others said. Unanimous agreement!
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Post by Parla. » Mon Dec 08, 2014 6:17 pm

Hope you had a sleep. Roll on Wednesday.
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Post by Penguin » Tue Dec 09, 2014 7:02 am

I woke her up; I was too worried. Tried to lie down during Octonauts but Mum dropped it. She took DD to hers for bath and dinner (I love you Mum!) and I lay down for a twitchy jittery 'nap'. I got up dazed and confused, did few jobs then picked up DD. Took her for an unsuccessful long drive and got her to sleep at the not-too-awful- time of 9:30.

Daddy is home tomorrow. Tomorrow. I feel like Odysseus! (Or rather, hubby is)
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Re: what to do

Post by AussieBritLu » Tue Dec 09, 2014 8:23 am

Bless you penguin!

Bet you can't wait to see mr penguin tomorrow!
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Post by MamaMagoO? » Tue Dec 09, 2014 12:00 pm

Be careful with that analogy. Didn't Mrs Odysseus (Penelope, I belive) have to fend off hundreds of suitors when her husband was presumed dead. I don't remember the story but I have a feeling she finally gave in to one of them just as hubby strolled through the door then there was a duel to the death and lots of Greek tragedy... Not sure who came out on top... :? *

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*Yep, bit of a mythology nerd here... Although my memory is really letting me down just now :lol:
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Post by Esther » Tue Dec 09, 2014 12:42 pm

Penelope said she'd marry one of the suitors when she finished weaving something. But ripped back her work every night.

Can't remember I she had picked someone yet....? Her son Telemachus was not happy either.
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Post by PellyintheWilderness » Tue Dec 09, 2014 2:05 pm

On the subject of Penelope, has anybody read Margaret Atwood's The Penelopiad? :shock: and :smt043
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Post by MamaMagoO? » Tue Dec 09, 2014 3:34 pm

Esther wrote:Penelope said she'd marry one of the suitors when she finished weaving something. But ripped back her work every night.

Can't remember I she had picked someone yet....? Her son Telemachus was not happy either.
Looked it up. You're right about the weaving Esther but she got found out just before Odysseus arrived home in disguise (of course :roll: ) and was under heaps of pressure to marry but she still didn't want to so she set a challenge that would be impossible for anyone other than O to complete. The 108 suitors all try and fail then O steps forward and successfully completes the challenge then kills all the suitors. But Penny still won't believe it's him so she sets a other test which he passes and they live happily ever after :lol:
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Re: what to do

Post by MamaMagoO? » Tue Dec 09, 2014 3:35 pm

PellyintheWilderness wrote:On the subject of Penelope, has anybody read Margaret Atwood's The Penelopiad? :shock: and :smt043
No. But I should. I like Margaret Atwood :-D
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Re: what to do

Post by Mummy woo! » Tue Dec 09, 2014 3:39 pm

maMAMaGOo wrote:
PellyintheWilderness wrote:On the subject of Penelope, has anybody read Margaret Atwood's The Penelopiad? :shock: and :smt043
No. But I should. I like Margaret Atwood :-D
Ooh - something to find - I love her work too.
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Post by Penguin » Tue Dec 09, 2014 5:06 pm

Penelope has a very active conscious and sub-conscious

:roll: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:


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