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#1 Amanda Thorpe

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Posted 09 June 2010 - 06:42 AM

Hello All

So yesterday my youngest stepson rang and said "You're going to be a Granma!" :emoticons-yes: He and his lovely girlfriend have had a surprise visit from the stork! Of course she has the dominant gene set so said baby will be beautiful, particulalry if it's a girl which I would like...as if I have a say!

What's so funny about it is that my hubby has been saying forever that he wants to see a grandchild and we were talking about it just a few days before.

Now all I have to do is get rid of my sclerodactyly hands :angry: although I have adapted very well to them they are no good with babies because they're such fidgety little critters...do they bounce? <img src='http://www.sclero.or...O_DIR#>/huh.gif' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':huh:' />

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Posted 09 June 2010 - 08:24 AM

Many congratulations to you & your family, Amanda!!! :happy-day: :happy-day:

I don't really do babies so couldn't say whether they bounce, but I think perhaps not!!! :lol: :lol:

May you have many years of pleasure from your grandchild ( whether boy or girl! ;) :VeryHappy: )

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Posted 09 June 2010 - 08:30 AM

:happy-day:

Congratulations Amanda!!!!!

Thats great news!!

Im sure your hands will manage to hold the adorable bundle when it arrives.

.......It just goes to show that someone IS listening to us.

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Posted 09 June 2010 - 08:56 AM

Wooeeeee!! That's wonderful news! Congratulations all around and big hugs (baby news warrants a hug).

OK, take it from me, an old hand at Littl'uns of many species. They do bounce. It's best if you can manage to drop them onto a soft surface, though! They also survive any amount of dog licking and holding a baby takes priority over everything else.

The biggest hazard in becoming a Granma is the tendency to go all mushy and start chucking your friends (cats, dogs, the postie~) under the chin and asking "Ooo's awoooza wittle cutie pie, den?" The second biggest is rushing out and buying a dozen sets of newborn 'onesies' - they can only wear them for, oh, maybe 5 minutes max before they've outgrown that size.

You are going to be a brilliant Granma!

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Posted 09 June 2010 - 01:05 PM

Oh Jeannie, you are really funny! I've just gotten some really bad news but when I read your response I just had to thank you for the diversion, if only for a few seconds!!!It really made me laugh, everything you said is sooooo true!!!!

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Posted 10 June 2010 - 01:14 AM

Hi Amanda,

Congratulations to all, what lovely news for you and how very exciting. My daughter will be thirty next month, so hopefully it won't be too long before I hear the patter of tiny little feet, but I fear it may be another couple of years or so,(but one can hope) Would love to be able to knit `little things' before fingers and hands get too tight.

Enjoy, enjoy, enjoy!!!

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Posted 25 June 2010 - 12:38 AM

Congratulations Amanda on becoming a Granma to be. My 6th grandchild arrived 5 days ago. My 1st one since sclero. I was also worried about handling him, but have had a few lovely cuddles. My son and daughter-in-law bought a sling for me to use in case I needed it, but I haven't tried it out yet. I made a Nappy Cake for him even with these sclero hands, which was a big hit with everyone.
You will get so much enjoyment out of your grandchild.

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Posted 03 July 2010 - 05:36 AM

Hi Amanda

Congratulations to you & your family on the lovely news of having an addition to the family.

At least Amanda when they start to cry you can always give them back to mum & dad and the rest of the time you can spoil them. :rolleyes:


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Posted 03 July 2010 - 05:40 AM

Amanda,
CONGRATULATIONS to you and the hubby and to the lovely couple that will be providing you with a grandbaby to love and hug for many, many years.
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Posted 06 August 2010 - 12:28 PM

Me too!! I just got the call. The baby is due in February and I got so excited that I dropped my mouse into the bowl of soup I was slurping!! This will be #2 for us. Babies are just great.
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Posted 07 August 2010 - 07:43 AM

Many congratulations to you & your family as well, Jeannie!! :happy-day: :happy-day:

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#12 Amanda Thorpe

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Posted 08 August 2010 - 03:08 AM

Hello Jeannie

Hooray! Grand babies all round!

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#13 Amanda Thorpe

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Posted 14 February 2011 - 06:14 PM

Hello All

So as of 9:20 a.m. Saturday we became Grandma and Grandpa to a beautiful baby girl! :emoticons-line-dance: It was a difficult birth for my future daughter in law requiring a cesarean but by the end of the day she and my step son had forgotten all about being totally smitten with baby.

Hubby has already bought lots of pink baby clothes including a pair of pink shoes wich are so small and cute! Can't wait for all the shopping sprees when she's older! :yes:

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Posted 15 February 2011 - 03:10 AM

Wonderful news, Amanda...I'm so pleased for you and your family!!! :emoticon-congratulations: :woohoo:

I hope you have lots of fun with your new grandchild!! :emoticons-line-dance:

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Posted 16 February 2011 - 06:02 PM

Oh Amanda...How WONDERFUL! :emoticon-congratulations: to ALL of you!

Grandmahood is THE best...(Just ask us Grammas)!

Enjoy that precious little baby girl!

Hope "Mama" gets on without problems.

{{{{Hugs}}}} all around!
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Posted 17 February 2011 - 01:45 PM

Congratulations :emoticon-congratulations:

:emoticons-line-dance:

Many blessings on you and yours Amanda!!

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