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Forum: Breastfeeding   10-13-2016, 08:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 879
Posted By Shuli
With all due respect to the teachers, as a...

With all due respect to the teachers, as a preschool teacher myself with over 20 years in front of the classroom and having by the end of my teaching career was also giving parenting classes for...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-29-2016, 08:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,257
Posted By Shuli
I have 9 y.o. twins, a 7 y.o. and a 4.5 y.o. and...

I have 9 y.o. twins, a 7 y.o. and a 4.5 y.o. and am expecting in about 6 weeks. We do not home school.


We live in a really small town in the suburbs in a gated community, so my kids can go...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   09-08-2016, 09:26 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,501
Posted By Shuli
My oldest two children just turned 9 this summer....

My oldest two children just turned 9 this summer. When one of them was six he asked me when I would be buying him an iPhone like his grandmother has. My reply:


My job is to clothe you, educate...
Forum: April 2017 Due Date Club   08-26-2016, 03:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 792
Posted By Shuli
We had the same reaction. It's so upsetting! We...

We had the same reaction. It's so upsetting! We had twin boys and two years later we had a little girl. She is special needs and has learning disabilities. Two years later we had another boy (so 4...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-30-2016, 10:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,803
Posted By Shuli
I would like to add my two cents. As someone who...

I would like to add my two cents. As someone who has studied child development and psychology and a mother of four very challenging children two of whom are developemtally delayed and one with severe...
Forum: January 2017 Due Date Club   06-16-2016, 11:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 595
Posted By Shuli
That happened to me. My OB said that higher HCG...

That happened to me. My OB said that higher HCG levels early in pregnancy can indicate a non-viable feotus. With me, and this is only my experience, the chemical that was supposed to tell the heart...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   05-29-2016, 04:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,298
Posted By Shuli
Thank you all for your wonderful advice. My DH...

Thank you all for your wonderful advice. My DH and I had already come to some decision before we asked the children. Please don't think that our decision is entirely child-led. However, the teacher...
Forum: I'm Pregnant   05-26-2016, 08:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,098
Posted By Shuli
I had a c-section with my twins at 35+6 due to a...

I had a c-section with my twins at 35+6 due to a discordance. There was one placenta and only one baby was getting food so out they came. I really did agonize over the decision, but in the end it was...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   05-15-2016, 04:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,298
Posted By Shuli
Do I seperate my non-identical twins into different classes?

Hi. We have non-identical 8 year old boys. They are moving from elementary school to middle school in September and I just wanted to get other MoM advice on whether to seperate them or not. They have...
Forum: November 2016 Due Date Club   03-31-2016, 09:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,041
Posted By Shuli
I found out last week and I'm almost 6 weeks. I...

I found out last week and I'm almost 6 weeks. I lost three last year, so we're afraid to get excited about it. We have four amazing little souls already, but my daugher needs a sister very, very...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   03-31-2016, 08:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,778
Posted By Shuli
I feel your pain. My MIL is not the easiest...

I feel your pain. My MIL is not the easiest person to deal with and let's just say she's not my favourite person on the planet. I am very strict and hard on my kids, but at the same time flexible....
Forum: Trying To Conceive   06-10-2015, 04:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 530
Posted By Shuli
Need advice

Hi all,


I'm usually on the multiples forum, but I find myself in an interesting situation.


I am 41.


I have 7 year old twins, a 5 year old and a 3 year old. You would think that I...
Forum: Middle East   08-21-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 1,780
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Views: 98,153
Posted By Shuli
Hi, I live in Neve Daniel and have 4 kids...

Hi,


I live in Neve Daniel and have 4 kids - two 7 year olds an almost five year old and a 2.5 year old.


I would love to give you support - I don't have facebook - where in Jerusalem are...
Forum: Parenting   09-28-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,033
Posted By Shuli
My children call us Mom and Dad, and when they...

My children call us Mom and Dad, and when they try and use our first names we nip it in the bud; we feel it's a sign of respect. Same with grandparents. It's Grandma First Name and Grandpa First...
Forum: Learning at School   09-13-2013, 05:20 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 23,175
Posted By Shuli
Yes, Lauren, I agree with you. That is why I...

Yes, Lauren, I agree with you. That is why I insisted on a gradual entry for the children where over the course of the first week they stayed longer and longer and the parents would leave for longer...
Forum: Learning at School   09-13-2013, 01:27 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 23,175
Posted By Shuli
I ran a preschool for many years - it was a two...

I ran a preschool for many years - it was a two year old program for a few hours a day. I encouraged the parents to stay and play with their children for about an hour the first day just to get the...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   06-11-2013, 02:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 527
Posted By Shuli
When mine were that age, I would actually put...

When mine were that age, I would actually put them to sleep in separate rooms. I would put one down in the pack'n'play in one room, nurse his brother who was the fussier one and put him down, then...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   06-11-2013, 02:53 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,924
Posted By Shuli
Yeah, I had the same thing. Whenever anyone said...

Yeah, I had the same thing. Whenever anyone said "you have your hands full" all I said was "yes, I do, isn't it wonderful?" And then the comments of "I would never want twins" etc, I just said...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   05-23-2013, 02:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 593
Posted By Shuli
My boys are 6 and are what I call...

My boys are 6 and are what I call "interdependant". They have been together for all of their lives and when they were younger I had one who liked to play by himself sometimes and his brother...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   05-23-2013, 01:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,054
Posted By Shuli
Almost 6 year old fraternal boys. Where does the...

Almost 6 year old fraternal boys. Where does the time go!
 
Forum: Parenting Multiples   05-23-2013, 12:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,636
Posted By Shuli
Mine will be six soon. Where does the time...

Mine will be six soon. Where does the time go?They are fraternal and are different in every way. We are starting now with loose teeth and getting ready for 1st grade -eek!
They were born at 36.5...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   05-13-2013, 03:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,900
Posted By Shuli
My little cherubs are almost six and I have had...

My little cherubs are almost six and I have had 2 singletons since then. GET HELP for sure. I also had a C-section and one baby spent a week in the NICU and they were my firsts, so I had a really...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   12-05-2012, 09:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,127
Posted By Shuli
My boys are not identical at all, down to their...

My boys are not identical at all, down to their blood type (and their belly buttons), but three doors down are a set of identicles who are about 18 months older than mine. That mother kept them...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   09-13-2012, 01:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 451
Posted By Shuli
We also had something similar. We had a very...

We also had something similar. We had a very early unltrasound to determine a uterine pregnancy and they only saw one, at 8 weeks there were two hb. It can happen. Actually they thought that I had...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   08-24-2012, 09:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 976
Posted By Shuli
Ah, the NICU. I had a C-section at 36 weeks (one...

Ah, the NICU. I had a C-section at 36 weeks (one of the twins was in distress and they wanted him out asap), and started pumping right away after surgery. We live in Europe and my mother brought me...
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