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Forum: Life with a Toddler   02-27-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 385
Posted By ToadJode
My 3 1/2 year twin girls are no longer the...

My 3 1/2 year twin girls are no longer the sweet, little angels they used to be. They have completely changed and I'm not sure how to handle it or what to do. I am not a yeller and I find that I...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   03-27-2013, 03:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 182
Posted By ToadJode
All of a sudden, something has snapped in my...

All of a sudden, something has snapped in my little angels and they have become little devils!
 
To begin, they have started taking their diapers off after pooping during a nap and smearing it all...
Forum: Missouri, Illinois, Iowa   12-30-2010, 10:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 336
Posted By ToadJode
Check out Milennium Park....although I was there...

Check out Milennium Park....although I was there in August, so the weather for a park was much better then.
Forum: Life With a Baby   12-30-2010, 09:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 269
Posted By ToadJode
Nope, they were full term.

Nope, they were full term.
Forum: Life With a Baby   12-28-2010, 01:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 269
Posted By ToadJode
Okay, so more naps throughout the day??   I...

Okay, so more naps throughout the day??
 
I was worried that if they slept too much during the day, they won't sleep at night.
Forum: Life With a Baby   12-28-2010, 01:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 269
Posted By ToadJode
See, I was trying to put them to bed LATER...

See, I was trying to put them to bed LATER because they are sleeping through the night pretty much from 7pm - 7am (sometimes will wake up for a mid-night feeding) and I figured if they went to bed...
Forum: Life With a Baby   12-28-2010, 12:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 269
Posted By ToadJode
My 3 month old twin girls are generally very...

My 3 month old twin girls are generally very well-tempered and happy...however, EVERY day we face the dreaded afternoon meltdown. It's late afternoon/early evening, before we start...
Forum: Parenting   12-16-2010, 02:39 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,847
Posted By ToadJode
I'm glad we bought:   Boppy - helped for...

I'm glad we bought:
 
Boppy - helped for feedings, and just lounging around
Frame stroller - so much easier than the bulky graco stroller when we go shopping (I have twins so I can wear one and...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   12-10-2010, 11:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 707
Posted By ToadJode
 I guess you have a point, but my customers...



I guess you have a point, but my customers have proven to be really nosey about other things too, like if I was planning a c-section, breastfeeding stuff, and even if I had IVF to have my...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   12-09-2010, 02:44 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,184
Posted By ToadJode
We typically do toiletries, candy, hand...

We typically do toiletries, candy, hand sanitizer, lip balm, and little stuff like that in stockings.
 
As my kids are only 3 months this Christmas, their stockings will be left empty, but next...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   12-09-2010, 02:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,751
Posted By ToadJode
I got an email about a Murad promotion...

I got an email about a Murad promotion (skincare) a month ago where if you bought Dr. Murad's book ($12ish on Amazon) you got $200 worth of their skin care stuff....so I ordered it and I'm giving it...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   12-09-2010, 02:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,931
Posted By ToadJode
We dress in coordinating outfits, but not...

We dress in coordinating outfits, but not identical typically.
Forum: Diapering   12-09-2010, 12:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 194
Posted By ToadJode
Can I use the gdiaper covers with prefolds or do...

Can I use the gdiaper covers with prefolds or do I have to use the gdiaper inserts?
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   12-08-2010, 02:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 208
Posted By ToadJode
Let me preface by saying I'd LOVE to co-sleep,...

Let me preface by saying I'd LOVE to co-sleep, but Daddy likes his space at night and wants the babies in their crib. I am okay with this because it keeps him happy, and he allows me to bring the...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   11-30-2010, 02:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 707
Posted By ToadJode
 You have a good point about this, but it's...


You have a good point about this, but it's not like it's going to make me feel better that they point out that I'm stuck at work instead of being home with my little ones.
 
Quote:Originally...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   11-30-2010, 12:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 112
Posted By ToadJode
I think I am going to do a modified raw foods...

I think I am going to do a modified raw foods diet for the first 2 weeks of 2011 as a way to detox my system from the holidays and jump start my diet plan for the new year.
 
I'm planning to eat...
Forum: Babywearing   11-30-2010, 09:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,754
Posted By ToadJode
Bummer. I hadn't read any reviews, but for the...

Bummer. I hadn't read any reviews, but for the price, I figured it was worth a shot. I just want it as a backup sling anyway.
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   11-29-2010, 01:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 243
Posted By ToadJode
Just bought the BOB double jogger! It should be...

Just bought the BOB double jogger! It should be here within a week and I can't wait to get started!!!
Forum: Parenting   11-29-2010, 12:58 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,436
Posted By ToadJode
 Thank you!!   Quote:Originally Posted by...


Thank you!!
 
Quote:Originally Posted by Storm Bride http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   11-29-2010, 12:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 707
Posted By ToadJode
I had to go back to work 4 weeks after my twins...

I had to go back to work 4 weeks after my twins were born because I didn't get paid maternity leave and my boyfriend doesn't make enough $$ to support us alone.
 
When people that come to my store...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   11-27-2010, 11:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 243
Posted By ToadJode
 I'm not. I should probably get involved in...


I'm not. I should probably get involved in one.
 
Quote:Originally Posted by sparklett http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Parenting   11-27-2010, 09:17 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,436
Posted By ToadJode
I wish I had cared about the effect it would...

I wish I had cared about the effect it would have on me breastfeeding 8 years ago when I decided to have a breast reduction. The doctor told me I might not be able to breast feed and I just assumed...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   11-27-2010, 07:56 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,126
Posted By ToadJode
Things are going a lot better.   We have...

Things are going a lot better.
 
We have discussed a lot of the issues I have with the way she acts about my decisions, and I've learned to just ignore her a lot of the time when she makes snarky...
Forum: Babywearing   11-27-2010, 07:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,754
Posted By ToadJode
FYI - If you go to sevenslings.com and use the...

FYI - If you go to sevenslings.com and use the code "Turkey" when you go to pay, it will discount the entire price of the sling and you will only pay shipping.
 
A $39 sling ended up costing me...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   11-26-2010, 02:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 243
Posted By ToadJode
I am over 2 months PP and I want to start...

I am over 2 months PP and I want to start exercising again, and I think the best way to do so is to get a jogging stroller to take on my morning runs since I will never be able to get an hour to...
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