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~`*`Jude`*`~ Report 22 Feb 2013 10:20

Congratulations Linda:)

jude x

Karen in the desert

Karen in the desert Report 22 Feb 2013 10:13

Congratulations on becoming a granny again! :-D

Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond

Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond Report 22 Feb 2013 08:31

I think that's the thing these days Maggie, so many extended families now with divorces so common. My son's ex gf's little boy (he's now 12!) has two sets of grandparents/step grandparents on each side and great grandparents as well.

My o.h.'s son's little girl (and the little boy to come soon) have two sets of grandparents/stepgrandparents on each side too altho I am not married to o.h. and his ex isn't married to her new partner, the son and d.i.l. called us Nannie and Granddad as well as the blood grandparents. There are two lots of greatgrandparents there as well. It's complicated for little ones to work it all out as they grow up but it means extra love from everyone.

Lynn, It's very sad for you all that your daughter won't communicate. I have no idea why my brother has become so odd, we did get Christmas cards but my brother's wife sends them. I have bumped into them when out and my brother barely bothered to speak altho his wife did. Can't stand her but have never been rude to her so not sure what the problem is. Nowt as queer as folk eh?

Hope you see Casper very soon

take care



maggiewinchester Report 21 Feb 2013 00:48

Congratulation Linda - and Casper's parents :-D

I love the confusion grandparents can cause, especially when they've divorced & re-married!!.
My gran was granny, mum was nana, I was granny meow, other gran was nanny Net other gran was nan Jack. Not sure how the males have worked things out. My ex is Pops, but there are 2 others, I think they're gramps and grumps..
My sister is caled grandma by her grandchldren.
When we went on an extended family holiday (that's extended family, not extended holiday), to make things easier, my grandchildren called my sister Grandma, (rather than g aunt A)her grandchildren called me granny (rather than great aunt M).


Linda Report 21 Feb 2013 00:36

Hi Liz, we to have had our falling out in the family, my eldest daughter does not want to me her to sisters or her nan who was very good to her when I was going through a bad time and again when my daughter had her own children and wanted to go back out to work both my mother and myself looked after the grandchildren but I'm more upset for my mum who is 90.

Stick Nanny came about my eldest grandaughter used to get mixed up between me (nanna) and my mum (nanny) so as my mum used a stick at the time she became knoewn has stick nanny, even grown ups call her by that name.

Lynn x

Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond

Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond Report 20 Feb 2013 07:26

Bless him, he's a big lad already Linda. Congratulations. How lucky you are to have all those grandchildren, I fear I will have to wait a while yet altho o.h.'s son and his wife call me Nannie to their daughter and there will be a new baby next month, a little boy, as well. I am now an official Great Aunt as my nephew and his partner had a baby boy at the beginning of the month, on the anniversary of my daughter's death. My step niece has two little girls but I don't see them much and probably won't see my gt nephew unless I bump into them when out, they haven't let me know officially and my brother seems to have fallen out with me and our other brother so we aren't in touch now. Seems to be a lot of boys being born at the mo but a girl I know, who used to be on these boards, is in hospital with the possibility of her little girl being born prematurely so hoping things go ok with her.

I bet you can't wait to meet young Casper as soon as you are well enough, Linda.

Btw what's a stick nanny?



ann Report 19 Feb 2013 23:09

Congratulations Linda xx


Linda Report 19 Feb 2013 22:51

Little Casper weighed in at 8lb 131/2oz and they came home frome hospital this morning I have two lovely photos of him on my mobile, that I will be able to show his 90 year g stick nanny at the weekend then I shall see him the following weekend, cant wait. :-D :-D :-D


AnninGlos Report 19 Feb 2013 22:42

Congratulations Linda.


Elizabethofseasons Report 19 Feb 2013 22:41

Dear Linda


Welcome to the world, little one.


Hope the mother takes things easy and gently for the next couple of weeks.

Take gentle care
Best wishes
Elizabeth, EOS


Jeniwren Report 19 Feb 2013 08:52

Congratulations Linda, bet you cant wait to see him and give him a cuddle,
Jean xx :-) :-) :-)


Barbra Report 19 Feb 2013 08:48

Congratulations Linda lots of love to your family x Barbra :-)

Carol 430181

Carol 430181 Report 19 Feb 2013 08:10

Congratulations Linda enjoy.

Carol :-D :-D


Sylvia Report 19 Feb 2013 01:14

Congratulations Linda.
This year we are going to have 2 more grandchildren, so we will have 7 when they arrive. Love them all to little bits.


Linda Report 19 Feb 2013 01:04

Cant wait to see him, but they live on the wirral and I have had this awefull virus so will leave till next week . Feb is very a expensive month for me as well with birthdays. My mum has now got 11 g grandchildren. soo happy.


maggiewinchester Report 18 Feb 2013 23:54

Congratulations :-D


ChrisofWessex Report 18 Feb 2013 23:33

What a joyeous gift :-D


Mersey Report 18 Feb 2013 23:15

Congrats Linda :-D

A lovley little miracle brought into the world :-)

Must be expensive for you at Christmas lol


ChAoTicintheNewYear Report 18 Feb 2013 22:55

Congratulations :-D :-D


Linda Report 18 Feb 2013 22:39

I have just had my eighth grandson born at twenty past eight this evening but no weight has yet but mum and baby doing well. His elder brother who is 10 was on the way up to see his mum and the his new brother has I spoke to dad. I now have 10 grandchildren