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Forum: Parenting Multiples   06-06-2012, 03:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 290
Posted By ShanaV
My boys are the exact same age as yours, hooray!...

My boys are the exact same age as yours, hooray! I sympathize with your sleep struggles. It seems like they are always in some sleep transition... needing more, needing less, sleep interrupted with...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-30-2012, 02:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,021
Posted By ShanaV
My boys are a little older than yours and also...

My boys are a little older than yours and also late(r) talkers. They didn't say much more than mama, dada and ball (with the sign and sound "bao") by maybe 18 mos. Just recently they're getting more...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-29-2012, 05:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 630
Posted By ShanaV
Double the love! that's my response to the...

Double the love! that's my response to the double trouble comments ..... But um, often they are double trouble... Like one gets a mischievous glint in his eye and attacks you, pulling hair and...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-29-2012, 05:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,381
Posted By ShanaV
Quote:Originally Posted by Emelee  1. With...

Quote:Originally Posted by Emelee 
1. With twins, if you had a vaginal delivery, how long was labor until the first was born and then the second? I'm hoping for a quick labor, obviously, since my...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   01-24-2012, 01:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,396
Posted By ShanaV
Here are differences between the ergo and Gemini...

Here are differences between the ergo and Gemini that I've found -- the Gemini does all the ergo can do, and more.

Both: Comfy, ergonomic front and back carries. Quick in and out. Can wear one at...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   01-23-2012, 05:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,396
Posted By ShanaV
I went through a lot of experimentation to find...

I went through a lot of experimentation to find the best combination of carriers for me. The BEST thing you can do is look up Granola Babies (granolababies.com) where you can try on every kind of...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   01-03-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,869
Posted By ShanaV
First we side carred a convertible crib. Put...

First we side carred a convertible crib. Put both in there, or one crib side and one in the middle of mommy and daddy.

Then they got bigger and the middle one was squeezing daddy off the bed, so...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   12-20-2011, 10:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,062
Posted By ShanaV
The Maclaren Twin Triumph folds up to an...

The Maclaren Twin Triumph folds up to an umbrella size. 
Amazon link: http://www.amazon.com/Maclaren-Twin-Triumph-Stroller-Scarlet/dp/B003LZDB4S/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1324447540&sr=8-1...
Forum: NICU & Preemie Parenting   11-16-2011, 10:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,506
Posted By ShanaV
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Quote:Originally Posted by LunaLady http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   11-10-2011, 01:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 812
Posted By ShanaV
I had cholestasis while pg with my twins ... It...

I had cholestasis while pg with my twins ... It was awful! My ob also suggested delivering the babies at 35-36 weeks (after their lung development is confirmed). But we didn't even get that far...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   10-24-2011, 09:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 439
Posted By ShanaV
Gestational age. I didn't give any finger food...

Gestational age. I didn't give any finger food until they were about 9-10 mos (7-8 gest), but even then they just teethed on it and played with it until they were over a year old. I did BLW, so...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   10-12-2011, 05:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 260
Posted By ShanaV
The first 6 months of twin mom life is awful,...

The first 6 months of twin mom life is awful, just awful. NICU, preemies, nursing, putting to sleep, it's all too much. It's so hard when you're in it, but I promise, it DOES get better. Hugs.
Forum: Parenting Multiples   09-25-2011, 12:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 630
Posted By ShanaV
Agreeing with the above -- if you and Daddy are...

Agreeing with the above -- if you and Daddy are cool with it, do it. I might wait till the twins are well over a year, so that if your milk supply is impacted it won't be *that* detrimental. Of...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-21-2011, 11:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 91
Posted By ShanaV
Oooh, same here mama! We have Jaws and Dracula...

Oooh, same here mama! We have Jaws and Dracula living with us. It was REALLY bad from about 12-15 mos, it has slowed down a little bit now (16 mos) (uh oh... hope im not jinxing it!). They bite and...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   09-21-2011, 10:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,190
Posted By ShanaV
All good advice above. In addition, what I do...

All good advice above. In addition, what I do for poop with my squirmers / screamers: Take him to the bathroom sink, holding him upright. Then I stand him on his feet on the counter, facing me....
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-19-2011, 09:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 245
Posted By ShanaV
I have a bunch of carriers. Babyhawk mei tai, a...

I have a bunch of carriers. Babyhawk mei tai, a beco Gemini, and a couple of woven wraps. Been using the wraps most recently.
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-15-2011, 04:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 245
Posted By ShanaV
We have this exp very often! After a couple of...

We have this exp very often! After a couple of tries at nursing down, just to have the baby roll off and squirm or crawl around, I'll wrap him on my back and walk around, fold laundry, etc. This...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   09-14-2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,489
Posted By ShanaV
You get three hours of sleep straight?! Lucky! I...

You get three hours of sleep straight?! Lucky! I didn't get that till mine were well over a year old!

You're doing great, mama. Just keep nursing nursing nursing. It will get better.
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   09-05-2011, 02:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 480
Posted By ShanaV
My twins woke to nurse every hour or two up...

My twins woke to nurse every hour or two up until a week ago. They are 15 mos now. I would roll side to side every hour all night. Oh and for a while there I felt like all I did all day was try to...
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-05-2011, 01:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,736
Posted By ShanaV
Also, I use baby probiotics (Jarrow's). It's a...

Also, I use baby probiotics (Jarrow's). It's a powder in a little tub. I mix 1/2 tsp with a bit of expressed breastmilk and then use a dropper to feed it to the baby. (if I let him drink it, half...
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-05-2011, 01:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,736
Posted By ShanaV
We had yeast for weeks! We used clotrimazole +...

We had yeast for weeks! We used clotrimazole + hydrocortisone and that got it about 75% improved. Then (wish I bad found this sooner--) CJ's Butter Plus (meant for yeast) fully cleared it. So I...
Forum: Parenting   09-05-2011, 01:03 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,128
Posted By ShanaV
Can you babysit my kid while managing your 5th...

Can you babysit my kid while managing your 5th and infant twins, pls?

You're kidding, right?!

HA!
Forum: Natural Body Care   08-25-2011, 06:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,514
Posted By ShanaV
Going no poo can take a month or more for some...

Going no poo can take a month or more for some people's hair to adjust. Give it time! It's totally worth it! (Check out the forums at naturallycurly.com if you haven't already. It's very helpful.)
Forum: Parenting   08-17-2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,405
Posted By ShanaV
Wow, ka-pow! This topic has got me heated! I...

Wow, ka-pow! This topic has got me heated! I think I'm going to tell my mom and have my dh tell his mom TONIGHT: "Never cut the boys' hair!" just in case.
Forum: Parenting   08-14-2011, 10:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,545
Posted By ShanaV
Our Maclaren Twin Triumph folds up to an...

Our Maclaren Twin Triumph folds up to an umbrella stroller-size. Highly recommended!
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