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Forum: Queer Parenting   03-31-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,716
Posted By mrsandmrs
aw, i love baby stripes. they match my striped...

aw, i love baby stripes. they match my striped maternity wardrobe! 
Forum: Queer Parenting   03-24-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 588
Views: 16,641
Posted By mrsandmrs
b&c i'm glad the diaper changes are going more...

b&c i'm glad the diaper changes are going more smoothly. i found the moby wrap to be helpful because it seemed to combine the calming affects of being held/near the heart and the security of the...
Forum: Queer Parenting   03-21-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 588
Views: 16,641
Posted By mrsandmrs
I don't think one month old babies can learn bad...

I don't think one month old babies can learn bad habits like that, so I wouldn't worry about that. I know it is stressful and upsetting for the parents, but this phase shall pass. I have twins, and...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-17-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 300
Posted By mrsandmrs
i did (and still do) a lot of baby wearing. I...

i did (and still do) a lot of baby wearing. I held one baby while the other was in the swing. We cosleep, so I often sleep without a shirt on for easier skin to skin. My twins are seven months old...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-15-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 236
Posted By mrsandmrs
If the babies are gaining ok and don't have the...

If the babies are gaining ok and don't have the frothy green poop, I would hesitate to try much to reduce your supply this early. Hopefully laid back nursing will give baby enough of a break from...
Forum: Queer Parenting   02-28-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,716
Posted By mrsandmrs
I have a couple k'tans. They are pretty great....

I have a couple k'tans. They are pretty great. Baby wearing has become really important to me in the last six months or so.... http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/smile.gif

Congrats on all...
Forum: Queer Parenting   02-26-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 186
Posted By mrsandmrs
Our second parent adoption was pretty easy (in...

Our second parent adoption was pretty easy (in WA). it was annoying to go through it, irritating to spend so much money (which you used to get back on taxes, but now we no longer qualify for the...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-21-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 476
Posted By mrsandmrs
we used one of almost all of the "big baby gear"...

we used one of almost all of the "big baby gear" but we used the hell out of it. our swing's motor is basically dead. our rock and play was constantly in use. etc. 
 
i NEED(ED):
twin nursing...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-21-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 258
Posted By mrsandmrs
My twins are six months old, but cosleeping...

My twins are six months old, but cosleeping isn't working for us anymore. We have a lot of the same issues that you do. I am hopeful that you'll get some good advice and I can borrow it too. 
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-21-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 907
Posted By mrsandmrs
Our twins shared a crib for naptime until it...

Our twins shared a crib for naptime until it became a detriment to naps. Maybe 4 months? Then they moved into two cribs at naps time. At night they share a cosleeper/sidecarred crib next to our bed...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-21-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 311
Posted By mrsandmrs
My twins are six months old. They have always...

My twins are six months old. They have always been breastfed. We only gave them bottles occasionally when they were small, to practice for when I went back to work, and now they only get bottles...
Forum: Queer Parenting   02-20-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 588
Views: 16,641
Posted By mrsandmrs
we can never have enough twin boys around here!...

we can never have enough twin boys around here! congrats!
Forum: Queer Parenting   02-18-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,716
Posted By mrsandmrs
he is lovely, @gamitzer...

he is lovely, @gamitzer (http://www.mothering.com/community/u/62283/gamitzer) ! congrats! 
Forum: Queer Parenting   02-14-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 588
Views: 16,641
Posted By mrsandmrs
I'm married, so I don't have to know how to do...

I'm married, so I don't have to know how to do my own taxes. http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Queer Parenting   02-07-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 538
Posted By mrsandmrs
We looked into this, although ultimately we...

We looked into this, although ultimately we didn't end up doing it because taking care of infant twins was hard enough without my wife spending hours pumping. It seems like how you manage it depends...
Forum: Queer Parenting   01-24-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,808
Posted By mrsandmrs
http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/grouphu...

http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/grouphug.gif Darcy & Sandiegongp.
Forum: Queer Parenting   01-21-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,808
Posted By mrsandmrs
@TTCinKS...

@TTCinKS (http://www.mothering.com/community/u/240575/TTCinKS) I think the 24 hour insem is the best timing. A little earlier might be good, too. The sperm can live in the fallopian tubes & wait for...
Forum: Queer Parenting   01-15-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,716
Posted By mrsandmrs
I also hired a doula who had some kind of...

I also hired a doula who had some kind of lactation certification. She wasn't an IBCLC, but some other certification. She offered 2 postpartum visits, but I was so frustrated and exhausted, it was...
Forum: Queer Parenting   01-14-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,716
Posted By mrsandmrs
b&c - i do a lot of comforting that is not...

b&c - i do a lot of comforting that is not nursing related, but i can tell you, those babies can smell my boobs from like 30 feet away, and sometimes that is all they want. it's not forever, though....
Forum: Queer Parenting   01-13-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,716
Posted By mrsandmrs
friederike, that is amazing. congrats on the...

friederike, that is amazing. congrats on the heartbeat. that is such an incredible feeling. 
 
B&c good luck on your screening ! i hope your results are good.
 
re: womanly art of breastfeeding...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   01-09-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 12,993
Posted By mrsandmrs
It's okay, erin. We're glad to have you....

It's okay, erin. We're glad to have you. Congrats!!
Forum: Queer Parenting   01-02-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 461
Posted By mrsandmrs
i could not imagine life without a baby. (AND i...

i could not imagine life without a baby. (AND i never imagined life with two babies!) i am sure there is a point where i would have had to give up, but i was willing to finance IVF for me, convince...
Forum: Queer Parenting   12-31-2013, 10:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 206
Posted By mrsandmrs
What do you imagine when you imagine the future...

What do you imagine when you imagine the future of your relationship with her? If I were dating someone for 8 months, I might be thinking about the future and wondering how i really fit into their...
Forum: Queer Parenting   12-13-2013, 09:56 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 5,535
Posted By mrsandmrs
SDNGP, congrats & welcome! in the beginning, i...

SDNGP, congrats & welcome! in the beginning, i pretty much only told people i would tell anyway if i had a miscarriage. we told our parents like, as soon as the pee dried on the pregnancy tests. ok,...
Forum: Queer Parenting   12-09-2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 5,535
Posted By mrsandmrs
Tigers, 5.5 months!??!!!!! :0 Fried - Yay!...

Tigers, 5.5 months!??!!!!! :0

Fried - Yay! Congrats!!
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