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Forum: Parenting Multiples   11-24-2010, 05:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 930
Posted By dividedsky
oh, one of mine did that around that age. ...

oh, one of mine did that around that age.  sucks!
 
what i eventually did was childproof the guest room and if he woke up... fine.  i just let him play and do whatever and i just went to sleep in...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   11-18-2010, 06:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,178
Posted By dividedsky
i usually just say: "the party never stops at my...

i usually just say: "the party never stops at my house!"
 
which is true http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/orngtongue.gif
Forum: Parenting Multiples   11-15-2010, 05:16 PM
Replies: 12
  Poll: The Same Spoon
Views: 553
Posted By dividedsky
same everything.  i didn't care then and i don't...

same everything.  i didn't care then and i don't care now... they're almost 2 and their cups get passed around all day.  i have no idea whose is whose.  and i suspect it will stay like that until...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-08-2010, 11:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 615
Posted By dividedsky
sounds like a growth spurt... don't worry about...

sounds like a growth spurt... don't worry about it, just feed the child! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-08-2010, 04:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 304
Posted By dividedsky
those are insanely cute! one of my boys...

those are insanely cute!

one of my boys sleeps with socks on, no problem, but the other one will not keep them on... nor will he sleep under a blanket. it's getting chilly and i just can't keep...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-08-2010, 02:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 304
Posted By dividedsky
i've been on the hunt for 2-piece footed pjs in...

i've been on the hunt for 2-piece footed pjs in toddler sizes. lands end sells them @ $30/pr, which would be kind of OK if i didn't have twins and need like 500 pair...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   11-07-2010, 12:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,508
Posted By dividedsky
32 weeks, 30 days in the NICU. they came home on...

32 weeks, 30 days in the NICU. they came home on the same day. baby B was on oxygen for 1 day and baby A (smaller guy) was not at all. they just needed to get the sucking reflex down.
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-05-2010, 10:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 999
Posted By dividedsky
one of my kids is still napping, the other is...

one of my kids is still napping, the other is dropping his nap. they are going to be 2 in january.

the one who is dropping it just simply refuses to go down. and he used to take like 1.5hr - 2hr...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   11-03-2010, 01:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 657
Posted By dividedsky
100% honest? i would not do it alone. i would...

100% honest? i would not do it alone. i would definitely bring someone with. a friend, whoever.

not trying to freak you out. i'm sure you can do it if you really want to. but if you want complete...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-03-2010, 01:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 942
Posted By dividedsky
^^ that reminds me... whenever i go to the...

^^ that reminds me... whenever i go to the grocery store, the first stop is the bakery. the boys (twins, 2 in january) split a blueberry bagel while we shop. they have come to expect it (BA-GEY!!!...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-03-2010, 11:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 942
Posted By dividedsky
you're not horrible - you have to do what you...

you're not horrible - you have to do what you have to do! i think most of us have totally been there.

if i'm going to be in a situation where i know my kids will need to be in a stroller, i try...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-02-2010, 10:48 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,509
Posted By dividedsky
the thought crosses my mind. i have twins and...

the thought crosses my mind. i have twins and they both like to run away from me. when i see people with toddlers who actually stay with their parents, it totally blows my mind!...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   11-02-2010, 02:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 501
Posted By dividedsky
i had a short cervix. will post more later, or...

i had a short cervix. will post more later, or feel free to PM w/specific questions!
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-01-2010, 10:28 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,602
Posted By dividedsky
my kids always match. but that's because most of...

my kids always match. but that's because most of their clothes are solids or stripes, and rarely deviate from a palette of grey, navy, green, brown, black, yellow, orange with a smattering of purple...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   11-01-2010, 10:00 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,427
Posted By dividedsky
the first year was definitely really hard. but...

the first year was definitely really hard. but when i look back, i am just so incredibly PROUD of myself that i did it. like, i can't even believe that i did it. i'm so proud that i nursed them for...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   10-31-2010, 09:53 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,283
Posted By dividedsky
consider this - i have a set of twins, who will...

consider this - i have a set of twins, who will be 2 in january. i have no help. my husband works, our families are 2 and 3 hours away.

they really need to be out of the house sometimes. i bring...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   10-29-2010, 12:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,196
Posted By dividedsky
i give my 22-month-olds honey and maple syrup,...

i give my 22-month-olds honey and maple syrup, no problem.

peanuts, too! http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/eat.gif
Forum: Parenting Multiples   10-29-2010, 12:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 930
Posted By dividedsky
10 months is such a crappy time for sleep....

10 months is such a crappy time for sleep. bottom line. and you have 2. double crappy!

it's kind of a blur to me, but i think at that time i was still sleeping with both of them most of the...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   10-17-2010, 10:38 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,455
Posted By dividedsky
Quote: Originally Posted by lkmiscnet...

Quote:
Originally Posted by lkmiscnet http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15953960)
HeLately, I've been going 6-7 hour...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   10-17-2010, 10:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,174
Posted By dividedsky
i nursed them, but had to give supplements for a...

i nursed them, but had to give supplements for a while b/c my supply wasn't up to par.

dealing with the formula was such a pain. i hated it, and did everything i could to get them off of the...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   10-15-2010, 11:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 641
Posted By dividedsky
there are some basic elements that stay the same...

there are some basic elements that stay the same from day-to-day, even though activities change.

wake around 7:30
breakfast
play with toys, color, whatever while i clean up kitchen and see DH...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   10-14-2010, 03:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,587
Posted By dividedsky
Quote: Originally Posted by Llyra...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Llyra http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15946301)
The first eight months or so with my twins were...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   10-11-2010, 01:51 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,742
Posted By dividedsky
my grandfather encouraged me to use my right...

my grandfather encouraged me to use my right hand as a kid, i vaguely remember..... it's an old-school weird thing http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngtongue.gif
Forum: Parenting Multiples   10-10-2010, 10:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,936
Posted By dividedsky
mine came at 32wks, 3.9lbs and 4.7lbs. at 20mos,...

mine came at 32wks, 3.9lbs and 4.7lbs. at 20mos, the bigger one at birth is now 5lbs bigger than his brother - he is just built completely differently. people often don't think that they are twins....
Forum: Parenting Multiples   10-06-2010, 10:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 458
Posted By dividedsky
i had an ambulance ride to the OR w/a section...

i had an ambulance ride to the OR w/a section under general at 32 weeks (surprise!) + my guys were in the nicu for a month, so doesn't really apply to me.

however! if they came at term, i think...
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