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Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-22-2005, 02:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 623
Posted By Cakes
I have 3.5 yo B/G twins. We weaned them over a...

I have 3.5 yo B/G twins. We weaned them over a six month period from 2-2.5. We night weaned at 18 months. I used a method of explaining that Mommy's milk was slowly going away because of how big the...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   08-05-2004, 07:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,580
Posted By Cakes
I still thought it was interesting!...

I still thought it was interesting! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
Thanks again for all the info!
Julianne
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   08-05-2004, 06:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,580
Posted By Cakes
Thank you everyone for your reassurance. Sarah...

Thank you everyone for your reassurance.
Sarah the picture you sent looks exactly like my son.
I feel much more confident about the "normalcy" of my sons foreskin.

Julianne
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   08-05-2004, 01:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,580
Posted By Cakes
Maybe my biology 101 is failing me. In talking...

Maybe my biology 101 is failing me.
In talking to my DH we have come up with the following:
The penis itself is about 2inches long and the for skin is a 1/4 to a 1/2 an inch beyond the tip of the...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   08-05-2004, 01:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,580
Posted By Cakes
Hello, My 3yo old son seems to have a...

Hello,

My 3yo old son seems to have a significantly longer foreskin then most other intact boys we know. The Dr said it is normal and probably is but ...................I am just curoius if...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   05-20-2004, 08:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 502
Posted By Cakes
Left overs, cold chicken, casseroles, make up...

Left overs, cold chicken, casseroles, make up any kind of tuna salad, egg salad, chicken salad with lots of celery, carrots, nuts, chick peas ect mixed in. If she eats cold cuts get some turkey and...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   05-03-2004, 01:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,141
Posted By Cakes
So after reading your pile up story I was...

So after reading your pile up story I was smiling! I am always so glad to know I'm not the only nut case out there.

The "Pantley Pop" is from Elizabeth Pantley's book "The No cry Sleep Solution"....
Forum: Parenting Multiples   05-01-2004, 10:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,141
Posted By Cakes
Quote: Originally Posted by lazucchini I...

Quote:
Originally Posted by lazucchini
I cannot sleep with both of them on me. And I really hate the suck, suck that's just about being attached! Let the milk flow, and then be done, for goodness...
Forum: Parenting   04-18-2004, 12:08 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 17,471
Posted By Cakes
Stacymom, What if the next time you find...

Stacymom,

What if the next time you find yourself in this situation you reach out and make the first move...........ask someone (maybe the person with the "stinkiest " look) to hold the nine...
Forum: Parenting   04-17-2004, 01:47 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 17,471
Posted By Cakes
I also use my stroller as a pack mule! Isn't it...

I also use my stroller as a pack mule! Isn't it great how the bottom can hold six sippy cups, a very large diaper bag, a back pack full of little trains, a yellow ball, a stuffed bunny, pb&j for...
Forum: Parenting   04-16-2004, 11:34 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 17,471
Posted By Cakes
QUOTE]Originally posted by Piglet68 [At the...

QUOTE]Originally posted by Piglet68
[At the playground one day, there was a mum with a toddler and a young baby. The baby was stuck in his stroller alot while she tended to the toddler. I finally...
Forum: Parenting   04-13-2004, 09:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 399
Posted By Cakes
We recently had a fund raiser at my children's...

We recently had a fund raiser at my children's school. Our class project was a very popular redwood sand box. One of our parents made it and got the plans off the internet. It is easy to make and a...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   04-12-2004, 02:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,141
Posted By Cakes
My son 2.5 still reminds himself "we don't nurse...

My son 2.5 still reminds himself "we don't nurse when it is dark out!". It is almost like acomforting mantra for him.
J
Forum: Parenting Multiples   04-12-2004, 02:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 759
Posted By Cakes
MindyLeigh, I am so with you on the quiet...

MindyLeigh,
I am so with you on the quiet evening and everything going smoothly. I LOVE those nights. So few, so precious. I conjur them up in my mind when things are awful.
Julianne
Forum: Parenting   04-12-2004, 02:19 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 17,471
Posted By Cakes
Britishmum, We must have been posting at the...

Britishmum,
We must have been posting at the same time..........I am sorry for your saddness. I respectfully acknowledge the loss and upon reading your post wish my post could have been later....
Forum: Parenting   04-12-2004, 02:09 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 17,471
Posted By Cakes
".......there is a big difference between...

".......there is a big difference between someone who doesn't bedshare and doesn't respond to their kids, and someone who doesn't bedshare but is 100% responsive to all of their kids needs, all of...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   04-11-2004, 01:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,141
Posted By Cakes
Thought Angie 6 might get something from this...

Thought Angie 6 might get something from this older thread.
Julianne
Forum: Parenting Multiples   04-11-2004, 01:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 537
Posted By Cakes
Angie, How goes the weaning? Julianne

Angie,
How goes the weaning?
Julianne
Forum: Parenting   04-09-2004, 12:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 614
Posted By Cakes
peaceful mama, I understand your dilemma. I...

peaceful mama,

I understand your dilemma. I find myself feeling the need to be out and about for morning and afternoon activities. Some times I think it is the desire to avoid all the non kid...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   04-02-2004, 02:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 654
Posted By Cakes
How does one negotiate three or more children...

How does one negotiate three or more children all needing to tell you something at the same time. We seem to have the dinner table down. I ask each child one at a time what they did in school, on...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   04-02-2004, 02:32 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,558
Posted By Cakes
As I said in a different thread........Sometimes...

As I said in a different thread........Sometimes I find it is in the best interest of all parties concerned not to make eye contact!
Julianne
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-30-2004, 01:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 537
Posted By Cakes
Angie, We weaned the twins from nursing to...

Angie,

We weaned the twins from nursing to sleep at night about 15 months. It was not easy but I simply told them that we "don't nurse when it is dark out". For about a week I repeated this...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-30-2004, 01:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 954
Posted By Cakes
In response to the outings to the...

In response to the outings to the playground.................... I started a playground email group. Once a week I send out an email designating the day time and playground we will be going to. I...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   10-08-2003, 02:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 558
Posted By Cakes
Amandzia, We went from the Bay Area to...

Amandzia,

We went from the Bay Area to Seattle not so long ago. We had books on tape and the favorite with the two year olds was Caps For Sale. They also loved the Cinderella tape. We took three...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   09-26-2003, 10:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,480
Posted By Cakes
I use a Graco side by side and take it...

I use a Graco side by side and take it everywhere. I load and unload it from my van all day long. It weighs about 13 lbs. I would not be caught without it. I use it to go grocery shopping,...
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