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Old 01.12.2017, 19:54
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Technically, an Epiphany baby (January 6). The doc did say that any day is a good day from Christmas onwards though, but I'm hoping he goes full term and I get to "evict" him only on his actual due date!
Actually, as you live in the USA it's better to kick him out no later than 23:59 on the 31st of December. Then you get the tax break for the whole year even though he arrived in the last minute.
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Old 01.12.2017, 20:28
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Actually, as you live in the USA it's better to kick him out no later than 23:59 on the 31st of December. Then you get the tax break for the whole year even though he arrived in the last minute.
Tu quoque, 3Wishes, fili mi?

I have gotten that comment from every single colleague at work since announcing my due date. Worst tax planning strategy ever, hehehe!

But they still gifted me the following onesie.
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Old 01.12.2017, 20:35
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Technically, an Epiphany baby (January 6). The doc did say that any day is a good day from Christmas onwards though, but I'm hoping he goes full term and I get to "evict" him only on his actual due date!



BokerTov, I do hope you will kick him out of that comfortable nest when it's due date so he'll get to be one year younger.
And you to spend Christmas and New Year's Eve at home, cuddled and spoiled and surrounded by good Christmas stuff. Hope you decorated like crazy, so the little sub-"tenant" will try to stick around till he'll have to face the world by himself. Like a Man.
Fingers crossed!
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Old 01.12.2017, 22:49
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Technically, an Epiphany baby (January 6). The doc did say that any day is a good day from Christmas onwards though, but I'm hoping he goes full term and I get to "evict" him only on his actual due date!


My student's gf's water broke when we were in the midst of a class. So what you need to do is to arrange a language class for your hb, on the day you want to deliver.

Somebody said his ex was huge when preggo? Hope you did not say it to her huge face, although plastering it online probably suffice..

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Old 02.12.2017, 08:12
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3 kids. 3 advent calendars. A toddler who doesn’t fully get the concept of one door a day, especially when there’s chocolate involved.

Only 23 more days to go!!!
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Old 02.12.2017, 11:58
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I promised my neighbour to put some solar x-mas lights into the tree in the garden (the lights are for her, the solar bit for me). But it's freezing and I can't make myself go out there though they gotta be up tomorrow according to the "Christian rules".
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I promised my neighbour to put some solar x-mas lights into the tree in the garden (the lights are for her, the solar bit for me). But it's freezing and I can't make myself go out there though they gotta be up tomorrow according to the "Christian rules".
Christmas rules WTF, I know you live in deepest darkest Swiss-Germany but really, they have those rules?!!
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Old 02.12.2017, 12:29
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Christmas rules WTF, I know you live in deepest darkest Swiss-Germany but really, they have those rules?!!
1. Advent

deepest, darkest Swiss Germany?
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Old 02.12.2017, 12:44
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I promised my neighbour to put some solar x-mas lights into the tree in the garden (the lights are for her, the solar bit for me). But it's freezing and I can't make myself go out there though they gotta be up tomorrow according to the "Christian rules".
The trick is to leave the lights in place for the whole year and just flick the switch on now.
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Old 02.12.2017, 15:38
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The trick is to leave the lights in place for the whole year and just flick the switch on now.
There is still a first time.

Watching our gardener's stupidity, they would cut the wires in spring, thinking it was ivy.
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Old 02.12.2017, 16:50
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Barbecuing in the dark, punctuated every so often with my phone's flashlight to see if its ready yet
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Old 02.12.2017, 18:31
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My wool is too warm.
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Old 03.12.2017, 19:38
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

Wife is happy that she is down to 60kg (from a high of 64), but bitching that she has three more to go.

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Old 03.12.2017, 19:41
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Wife is happy that she is down to 60kg (from a high of 64), but bitching that she has three more to go.

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Stop feeding her 'Schwartenmagen', she'll be there in no time
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Old 03.12.2017, 20:14
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Wife is happy that she is down to 60kg (from a high of 64), but bitching that she has three more to go.
Wait until she sees you've posted her weight on a public forum. Then see what FWPs crop up.
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Old 03.12.2017, 20:36
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Wait until she sees you've posted her weight on a public forum. Then see what FWPs crop up.
She doesn't speak English. Why do you think he's going wild on here every now and then?
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Old 03.12.2017, 20:38
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She doesn't speak English. Why do you think he's going wild on here every now and then?
Yea, well, even Google translate - how bad that may be - will give you some indication
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

I went jogging with my samoyed before 3 times daily.

Had a good book, and got crazy with all the nesting stuff like cleaning windows daily.

Didn't notice my little one was about to emerge until the last chapter of "What to expect when you're expecting".

Asked the mid-wife to stop calling me by my full-name, as it was taking too long.

The most amazing experience of my life.
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Finish the book you're reading. Sleep. Make sure every towel you have is washed. Sleep. Make sure you've got a pile of comfy clothes. Sleep. Check on baby bibs and muslins. And buy a few more.

Go out on as many "dates" as you can with your OH. If you can manage it, get a pampered weekend away just the pair of you.

And sleep.

Wonderful news btw.

Wanna blanket? I know some ladies...
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Old 05.12.2017, 18:22
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We have 16 general rehearsals, concerts and recordings, these 3 weeks. Sigh...I mean - doooo reeee miii faaaa

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