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Forum: Parenting Multiples   09-16-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 350
Posted By twinning002
Lost my cool with my boys..and feeling guilty as ever

I’m having one of those days where I wish I could just press a reset button and go back to 5:30AM and start over… I lost my temper this morning and notice that lately, I have been losing my patience...
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-24-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 841
Posted By twinning002
I can remember 3.5 -4 with my boys. My one...

I can remember 3.5 -4 with my boys. My one rowdier boy loved, and still does love, to push my buttons when it comes to things that make me panic... For instance, he used to lick things and stare up...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   07-08-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,397
Posted By twinning002
I'm a mom to two young boys and I can't say that...

I'm a mom to two young boys and I can't say that I would encourage them to pee anywhere other than a toilet, but like other posters have said, there are emergencies and circumstances where the shower...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-27-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,217
Posted By twinning002
Thanks for the additional comments and...

Thanks for the additional comments and suggestions!

Lauren - I agree that limits, even ones they don't like, are an essential part of providing some structure and security for them. Right now,...
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-09-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 572
Posted By twinning002
The family meeting was a great idea SweetSilver!...

The family meeting was a great idea SweetSilver! At first the boys had a hard time not speaking over each other. Then I whipped out the "talking pillow" and whoever was holding it got to speak and...
Forum: Learning at School   06-06-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,115
Posted By twinning002
Hi Ashley07, First, I just want to say that...

Hi Ashley07,

First, I just want to say that I am so sorry you and your husband had to sit there and watch your child be left out like that... that makes me very mad! Small children shouldn't be...
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-06-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 572
Posted By twinning002
Exhausted referee needs advice/to vent - Put my 6 y.o. boys in separate rooms?

Hello moms,

In just a few weeks we will be welcoming our new baby girl into the family. With my husband and 6 y.o. twin boys, our house has been a man's world for the past few years so I really...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   06-06-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,217
Posted By twinning002
Thanks so much! This is really great advice. In...

Thanks so much! This is really great advice. In just the past week alone I've noticed how praising them more for acts of kindness and helpfulness has helped out daily. It makes a lot of sense,...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   06-02-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,033
Posted By twinning002
Poor guy, I have two 6 y.o. intact boys. We...

Poor guy, I have two 6 y.o. intact boys. We haven't experienced this specific incident, but have had many penis injuries around here. I would suggest a soak in the tub. Definitely avoid using any...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   05-24-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,217
Posted By twinning002
My 6 y.o. twin boys are polar opposites... One...

My 6 y.o. twin boys are polar opposites... One is quite, shy, and sensitive and the other is loud, outgoing, and lets offenses go pretty easily. I've posted about this subject before, but now they...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   05-23-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 597
Posted By twinning002
Thanks so much Gena 22! Fortunately, we'll have...

Thanks so much Gena 22! Fortunately, we'll have grandparents around for the long holiday weekend to help out..I really need a break. I agree that a younger sibling will be good for them. This...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   05-21-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 597
Posted By twinning002
My boys are 6 y.o, now and in just a few weeks,...

My boys are 6 y.o, now and in just a few weeks, they will be big brothers to a baby girl. My husband and I are so thrilled about bringing another child into our home, but I really want to try to...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-03-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 158
Posted By twinning002
I have 5 year old twins that are starting to...

I have 5 year old twins that are starting to really want more independence from me and from each other.  I am noticing however that one of them is starting to be break away faster and is more social...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   05-12-2012, 05:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 251
Posted By twinning002
I could really use some guidance in the...

I could really use some guidance in the discipline department. One of my boys (I have twins) is extremely sensitive while the other seems to just roll with whatever. This makes discipline especially...
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