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Forum: Child-Led Weaning   01-26-2011, 12:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,101
Posted By DoubleLove
With the exception of the great-grandmothers and...

With the exception of the great-grandmothers and near strangers, I guess i dont hide the fact that one of my twins (almost 4.5) is nursing about once a day. I did stop nursing in the general public...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-17-2010, 09:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,908
Posted By DoubleLove
Playstands with a big long silk are great!  They...

Playstands with a big long silk are great!  They give endless creativity options and little sis could have fun with them too for many years to come.  These were my twins big gift for their 4th...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-17-2010, 09:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 218
Posted By DoubleLove
I have 4 year old twins. My son is thrilled with...

I have 4 year old twins. My son is thrilled with having the responsibility of wiping down the table after meals.  He can do it independently while we clean up the kitchen.
 
As for a craft, today...
Forum: Waldorf   11-14-2010, 09:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 369
Posted By DoubleLove
In helping you make these types of decisions,...

In helping you make these types of decisions, you may find the book "Heaven on Earth: A Parents Handbook of Young Children" helpful.  She specifically writes about creating rythmn out of a hectic...
Forum: Birth Professionals   05-18-2010, 02:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 790
Posted By DoubleLove
I'm an RN at a small, pretty alternative...

I'm an RN at a small, pretty alternative hospital birth center and most of our mamas and babies sleep in the labor bed together postpartum. We nurses honor this beautiful practice, and if mothers...
Forum: Learning at School   03-13-2010, 04:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 468
Posted By DoubleLove
Several mamas and I are in the early stages of...

Several mamas and I are in the early stages of setting up a parent preschool co-op and I'm looking for advise or resources. We are looking at a multiage 3-5 year olds and are not sure if we will...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-11-2010, 05:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,672
Posted By DoubleLove
I too couldn't read all the replies, but I just...

I too couldn't read all the replies, but I just wanted to give you some encouragement. My twins were born at 31.5 weeks and also given bottles in the NICU. I pumped tons, but had to do it all on one...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-11-2010, 04:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,449
Posted By DoubleLove
Be certain to get your cervix checked! Measuring...

Be certain to get your cervix checked! Measuring with a transvaginal ultrasound with be your best indicator if your contractions are doing anything.

I had regular contractions every 7-10 minutes...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-11-2010, 04:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,561
Posted By DoubleLove
We took our twins to Nicaragua when they were 16...

We took our twins to Nicaragua when they were 16 months. Not nearly as far as India! but it was still quite an adventure. We used the Baby B'air vests and I was so glad to have those. You strap the...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   02-11-2010, 03:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,029
Posted By DoubleLove
I see you can buy it here: ...

I see you can buy it here:

http://learningtowean.com/

You can preview some of the pages of that book on this site:

http://books.google.com/books?id=RPE...age&q=&f=false...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   02-10-2010, 08:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,367
Posted By DoubleLove
I so thank everyone for offering perspectives on...

I so thank everyone for offering perspectives on my situation. Her and my conversation is rolling and we are making some improvements already. I'm being straight forward now, but I'm willing to let...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   02-06-2010, 01:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,051
Posted By DoubleLove
I'm sorry...

I'm sorry http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif Yes maybe weaning is in order for you, but FWIW, I went through a stage like you describe and I had to really instruct DD...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   02-06-2010, 12:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,367
Posted By DoubleLove
Quote: Originally Posted by D_McG...

Quote:
Originally Posted by D_McG http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15032614)...
Forum: Child-Led Weaning   02-05-2010, 08:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,833
Posted By DoubleLove
*I* nursed until I was almost 5 and I love to...

*I* nursed until I was almost 5 and I love to tell my friends about it!

I still have vague sweet memories of it. I also remember tandem nursing with my then one year old sister. We adore each...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   02-05-2010, 07:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,367
Posted By DoubleLove
I really appreciate everyone's feedback. I...

I really appreciate everyone's feedback. I really don't want this to cause stress in her life, as I know she already feels enough stress about me working part-time nights, plus she often verbalizes...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   02-04-2010, 10:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 926
Posted By DoubleLove
My 3 year old recently said "Excuse me Mama, I'm...

My 3 year old recently said "Excuse me Mama, I'm trying to nurse here and your bra is in my way!"
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   02-03-2010, 03:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,367
Posted By DoubleLove
I feel ready to get a full nights sleep with out...

I feel ready to get a full nights sleep with out being woke by DD to nurse. How can I best make this transition? She can fall asleep with just stories, and I'm even away working night shift 5 nights...
Forum: NICU & Preemie Parenting   12-09-2009, 05:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,444
Posted By DoubleLove
Just some background...My twins were born at...

Just some background...My twins were born at 31.5 weeks by cesarean (breech) after DS's membranes has been ruptured for 75 hours and I was in active labor.

The other day it was DH's birthday and...
Forum: Traditional Foods   11-29-2009, 02:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 278
Posted By DoubleLove
To get more basic knowledge on traditional...

To get more basic knowledge on traditional foods, this page is full of it (in a simple, straight forward format)...
http://www.westonaprice.org/basicnutrition/index.html

Also investing in the...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   11-15-2009, 03:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 224
Posted By DoubleLove
Welcome to MDC! Well, this is what we do... ...

Welcome to MDC! Well, this is what we do...

As for a multivitamin, I've been happy with Rainbow Light Kid's One Multistars. It contains food based nutrients and the kids love them. Essential fats...
Forum: Traditional Foods   11-13-2009, 03:49 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,088
Posted By DoubleLove
Wow, this is a very interesting thread. I'd like...

Wow, this is a very interesting thread. I'd like to learn more and so I'm wondering what books you all have used to learn learn from. I've seen Primal Body, Primal Mind and Neanderthin mentioned....
Forum: Parenting Multiples   10-18-2009, 01:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,060
Posted By DoubleLove
Our NICU said they couldn't accept it if they...

Our NICU said they couldn't accept it if they knew...so don't tell, would be my advise. Our NICU did supply banked breast-milk if you asked, but it was pasturized, so void of beneficial live cells....
Forum: Child-Led Weaning   08-24-2009, 05:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,137
Posted By DoubleLove
Well I did still have some milk, and its pretty...

Well I did still have some milk, and its pretty funny listening to DD's running commentary of how it tastes. First she said it tasted like "sour juice", then it had "crumbs" in it, and now it tastes...
Forum: Child-Led Weaning   08-22-2009, 05:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,137
Posted By DoubleLove
follow up... ...

follow up...

http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/joy.gif: SHE'S SO HAPPY! http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/joy.gif:

I'm so happy too! She can nurse as long as she...
Forum: Elimination Communication   08-20-2009, 08:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 409
Posted By DoubleLove
Hum, good question? He was exclusively pumped...

Hum, good question? He was exclusively pumped for and bottle fed, so he actually didn't nurse (long story), justs puts his mouth there and giggles, but your right, there is probably some connection...
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