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Forum: Parenting Multiples   09-02-2008, 04:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,974
Posted By seanjoshmom
My twin DSs are 7.5 years old, and have...

My twin DSs are 7.5 years old, and have different beds in the same room. Most nights one or the other crawls into the other's bed, and they sleep spooning. It is delicious to see.
Forum: Parenting Multiples   06-28-2006, 10:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,145
Posted By seanjoshmom
Water play should be fine and fun, I think. Just...

Water play should be fine and fun, I think. Just as an fyi, the American Academy of Pediatrics does not recommend swim lessons until age 4.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-26-2006, 11:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 415
Posted By seanjoshmom
i am an OB. I and a couple of other women in my...

i am an OB. I and a couple of other women in my group practice client-centered, women-centered medicine, don't believe in unnecessary procedures, etc. I finished med school in 1994, did residency,...
Forum: The Childhood Years   01-04-2006, 02:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,095
Posted By seanjoshmom
Thank-you Breathe, for easing my doubts too. One...

Thank-you Breathe, for easing my doubts too. One of my twin DSs sounds exactly like your son. We are all weaned, but he is a finger sucker, we co-sleep, and his comfort is rubbing my tummy--with the...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   09-14-2005, 01:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,734
Posted By seanjoshmom
4 minutes apart. Does anyone tell your kids...

4 minutes apart.

Does anyone tell your kids which was born first? We haven't told them--each wants to be the first, so he can be "the Oldest' and therefore "the boss" . . .
Forum: Learning at School   08-22-2005, 04:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 297
Posted By seanjoshmom
http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smili...

http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gif
I know how you feel.
I found myself getting so anxious I was almost shaking.
My DSs are starting pre-K in two weeks.
Your Dd will be...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   07-11-2005, 01:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,813
Posted By seanjoshmom
I do not dress my fraternal twin DSs alike. They...

I do not dress my fraternal twin DSs alike. They look nothing alike, so I think it would be weird, plus I support their different identities. They also have different favorite colors, so prefer to...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-25-2005, 09:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 83
Posted By seanjoshmom
I would sleep in until 9 or 9:30 or 10 or...

I would sleep in until 9 or 9:30 or 10 or 11--get about 10 hours of uninterrupted sleep, perhaps in a hotel like the Four Seasons, take a leisurely shower or bath, and then have a big brunch...
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-25-2005, 08:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,125
Posted By seanjoshmom
ajsmom, we are mostly like you, except my DSs...

ajsmom, we are mostly like you, except my DSs self-weaned at 1.5 years, and we vacccinated. We often feel like we are out of the mainstream, and that we baby or overprotect our kids, but at the same...
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-25-2005, 08:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 779
Posted By seanjoshmom
of thumbs and fingers, of course. Other kids at...

of thumbs and fingers, of course. Other kids at preschool have teased them about it occasionally--calling them babies, and I do notice that I rarely see other kids their age sucking their fingers....
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-25-2005, 08:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 498
Posted By seanjoshmom
My 4 yo twin DSs are much like the kids you all...

My 4 yo twin DSs are much like the kids you all describe here. In many ways, they are quite independent, but in others, are babies. They still sleep with us, are quite attached to us, are very...
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   05-10-2005, 12:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 533
Posted By seanjoshmom
It's so weird, but I feel so personally affected...

It's so weird, but I feel so personally affected by this article. Having read her work, and been to her website, been here, I almost feel like I know her, and it feels so sad and so unfair.
It does...
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-08-2005, 04:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 613
Posted By seanjoshmom
knock knock who's there? Ach Ach who ...

knock knock
who's there?
Ach
Ach who
bless you, do you need a tissue?
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   03-11-2005, 12:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 675
Posted By seanjoshmom
My SIL does the exact same thing. She will sit...

My SIL does the exact same thing. She will sit in a room full of people and read a book as if no one was there!! And she does observe what's going on around her, but does't get involved--like with...
Forum: The Childhood Years   03-10-2005, 11:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,218
Posted By seanjoshmom
I thought we were going to get off scot free--...

I thought we were going to get off scot free-- no so-called terrible twos or threes. But fours--OMG!! Too much crying and whining. I feel like everyday I have run out of patience. I tried to remind...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   03-10-2005, 11:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 675
Posted By seanjoshmom
Your responses do help me feel better. At least...

Your responses do help me feel better. At least we are doing as you say, MsMoMPls, and being there for her. MommytoMJM, I do think seeing someone would help her, but she is very resistant. She saw...
Forum: Parenting   03-10-2005, 11:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 425
Posted By seanjoshmom
Happy really belated birthday to your Kailey! ...

Happy really belated birthday to your Kailey!
And thanks for the good wishes for my boys.
Cat
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   03-04-2005, 03:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 675
Posted By seanjoshmom
Need advice, not sure where to put this. My SIL...

Need advice, not sure where to put this. My SIL has always been hard for me to understand.
She was speech delayed as a kid, but is brilliant, great at math, has the ability to concentrate like no...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-01-2005, 09:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,132
Posted By seanjoshmom
I only do (did) that in my driveway when they...

I only do (did) that in my driveway when they were sleeping--take one inside while the other was locked in the car then race outside to get the other one. It is REALLY hard to hold two sleeping...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-17-2005, 04:25 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,772
Posted By seanjoshmom
when my DSs were just learning to talk, if they...

when my DSs were just learning to talk, if they wanted something, they would say "___ me" so if they wanted milk they would say "milk me" if they wanted a fork, they pronounced it "f__k" and would...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-19-2005, 07:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 237
Posted By seanjoshmom
Thank you guys sooo much! It's good to know I am...

Thank you guys sooo much! It's good to know I am not alone. I hear the frustration in my voice (the "stop calling me, stop asking me questions, stop whining") and it makes me feel so bad for my...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   01-18-2005, 05:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 406
Posted By seanjoshmom
My twins are almost four--next month, and we...

My twins are almost four--next month, and we still co-sleep. Though I put a priority on their comfort and see that they are not ready to sleep alone, one moreso than the other; I do have thoughts...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   01-18-2005, 05:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 237
Posted By seanjoshmom
I feel like I have about 10% of the patience I...

I feel like I have about 10% of the patience I need to parent my children!! They are wonderful--no terrible two's or three's yet, approaching fours; just regular preschool stuff--some whining,...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   12-31-2004, 04:00 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,985
Posted By seanjoshmom
Hi, I'm Catherine, mom to fraternal twin boys...

Hi, I'm Catherine, mom to fraternal twin boys who will be 4 in Feb. We found out in the first trimester, went to 37.5 weeks, delivered vaginally--the second was breech. Breastfed until 1 months,...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   11-27-2004, 10:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 304
Posted By seanjoshmom
I have a Baby Trend one, side by side, which...

I have a Baby Trend one, side by side, which works really well for me. I got it second hand from another mothering mom.
I really wanted the gozo, which is front /back and therefore narrower, and...
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