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Forum: Parenting Multiples   10-06-2011, 08:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,669
Posted By daisie31
Mine did, twice:(.  My first pg, I thought I was...

Mine did, twice:(.  My first pg, I thought I was just having BH, they were painless contractions that came and went.  I mentioned it to my Dr and he checked me, I was over 50% effaced so was put on...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   07-31-2011, 09:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,090
Posted By daisie31
We seem to be going down the same road as you...

We seem to be going down the same road as you lately:).  When I stopped nursing to sleep, I did a short nursing session in the living room and then took them to their beds and told them, "time to...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   07-05-2011, 10:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,118
Posted By daisie31
I just recently stopped nursing to sleep and...

I just recently stopped nursing to sleep and just sit with one while she is in her crib in her room and lay with the other in our bed.  It takes just about 5 minutes each (I have dh to help with one...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   07-05-2011, 10:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,383
Posted By daisie31
Mine are 20 months and I just went through the...

Mine are 20 months and I just went through the same thing, my singleton did it too.  I cannot stand it.  I just started saying, "we aren't doing that right now" and have slowly decreased to only...
Forum: Diapering   10-17-2010, 02:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 336
Posted By daisie31
We had an almost brand new FL when our twins...

We had an almost brand new FL when our twins were born and it did not get the diapers clean enough. I got a VERY old top loader from my Grandma and put the FL in the garage. The TL does a great job...
Forum: Diapering   10-16-2010, 12:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 567
Posted By daisie31
LOL, I hear you but these are easy as pie! I...

LOL, I hear you but these are easy as pie! I just started sewing this week and have already made 4 or 5 pairs and they are adorable. You can put really simple apliques on them from other parts...you...
Forum: Diapering   10-16-2010, 12:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 898
Posted By daisie31
Beth, she is really amazing. Her name is Sierra...

Beth, she is really amazing. Her name is Sierra and she makes these because she loves cloth and wants everyone to be able to do it. If you contact her, she will make you exactly what you want..and...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   10-16-2010, 12:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,588
Posted By daisie31
Amy, again you have said exactly what I...

Amy, again you have said exactly what I felt/lived through. One of my girls had a terrible latch and I was just too overwhelmed to deal with it for many weeks...I just let it go until I was able to...
Forum: Diapering   10-15-2010, 02:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 898
Posted By daisie31
I have a friend who make diapers out of natural...

I have a friend who make diapers out of natural fibers and sells on Hyena Cart. She makes really cute stuff and sells them for around $15 a piece. She also makes wool and fleece soakers for around...
Forum: Diapering   10-15-2010, 02:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 567
Posted By daisie31
You can always thrift shop and buy some fleece...

You can always thrift shop and buy some fleece sweaters/sweatshirt things and make them out of the arms...super easy. I just made a couple pairs this week, some polar fleece and some out of wool...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   10-15-2010, 01:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,588
Posted By daisie31
I could have written your post word for word. I...

I could have written your post word for word. I went through IF and did IVF as well and have an almost 5 y/o. He watches way more TV than I would like and my parenting has also changed. My duo are...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   07-02-2010, 12:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,530
Posted By daisie31
Singleton born at 38 wks was 6lbs 10oz ...

Singleton born at 38 wks was 6lbs 10oz

Twins born at 36 wks
Baby A 5lbs 3oz
Baby B 4lbs 7oz

So, all about the same for me.

I did take care of a woman while I was pg with my twins who had...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   06-20-2010, 12:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 650
Posted By daisie31
Mine are 8 months and just like your Leah. The...

Mine are 8 months and just like your Leah. The thing is, just when I have it all figured out, they change it up a little. One is always more outgoing than the other but it's not always the same one....
Forum: Parenting Multiples   06-18-2010, 12:59 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,708
Posted By daisie31
I felt mostly fear and dread my entire...

I felt mostly fear and dread my entire pregnancy...very little joy I am sorry to say. I too felt a sense of mourning for the loss of my dream life with a family of four...dh, ds, new baby and me....
Forum: Parenting Multiples   06-05-2010, 01:05 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,248
Posted By daisie31
When I was pg with mine, I felt like this board...

When I was pg with mine, I felt like this board was a little negative too but after they came, I realized it's one of the only places to vent a little. No one without twins gets it and no one gets...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   05-01-2010, 12:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,531
Posted By daisie31
I don't use the EZ pillow, don't care for it so...

I don't use the EZ pillow, don't care for it so I gave it to another twin mama and she loves it...go figure. I nurse on the couch with a couple of pillows. Mine are six months now but I always did...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   04-14-2010, 11:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 958
Posted By daisie31
We roomed in. The first night was a blur because...

We roomed in. The first night was a blur because I had a section and was on mag. Dh stayed the first two nights because I couldn't get around very well. The third night, dh went home to be with our...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   04-14-2010, 11:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,340
Posted By daisie31
Holy moly mama! You are doing an amazing thing....

Holy moly mama! You are doing an amazing thing. I thought two was hard. Great job.
I have to say that my two are often cranky at the milk supply. More one than the other I suppose. One is a comfort...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-14-2010, 11:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,179
Posted By daisie31
Oh goodness, that is so tough. I feel for you. I...

Oh goodness, that is so tough. I feel for you. I was devastated when we found out it was twins and we did IVF so it was a very planned pg. The thought crossed my mind many times of wanting to scrap...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-10-2010, 11:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,198
Posted By daisie31
Would it help if I told you the TV in our house...

Would it help if I told you the TV in our house is on almost ALL day long? I feel horrible but know it's only for a season. I have had to lower my standards quite a bit. I do some housework everyday...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-07-2010, 11:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 869
Posted By daisie31
It's perfectlly normal to feel the way you are...

It's perfectlly normal to feel the way you are feeing now. Mine started a little later than 28 wks but I did get to the point of feeling absolutely miserable. I think your weight gain sounds perfect...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-07-2010, 11:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,170
Posted By daisie31
I'm using cloth with mine. I didn't cloth my...

I'm using cloth with mine. I didn't cloth my first child but decided to this time to save money and not use all the unknown chemicals. I didn't start until they were about nine lbs because they...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-06-2010, 01:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 560
Posted By daisie31
Could you go to bed to relax before taking them...

Could you go to bed to relax before taking them up? That's what I do sometimes and dh stays up a bit and will bring them when they wake. These early days sure are tough. It does get better though,...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-03-2010, 10:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 778
Posted By daisie31
I wouldn't yet. Maybe around 4 months adjusted....

I wouldn't yet. Maybe around 4 months adjusted. I think a moby may work on the back with help but not the ergo.

dena
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-03-2010, 10:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 708
Posted By daisie31
Well, after reading some of the replies, I have...

Well, after reading some of the replies, I have to agree that a change is just around the corner for you. My life just got a bit easier in the last couple of weeks. I can now shower without someone...
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