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Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-31-2010, 05:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 816
Posted By overseasmomma
Around that time, my twins woke up around the...

Around that time, my twins woke up around the same time and took their morning nap at the same time. Afternoon naps were less predictable. So,I either wore them down seperately and put them to sleep...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-31-2010, 04:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 795
Posted By overseasmomma
With dd1, I think I inadverdently created a...

With dd1, I think I inadverdently created a nursing monster. From day 1, if she made the slightest peep, I would wake up and nurse her back to sleep. I was extremely sleep deprived and was not a...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-31-2010, 04:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 725
Posted By overseasmomma
My twins are 16 months old. One twin sleeps in...

My twins are 16 months old. One twin sleeps in the crib and pretty much puts himeself to sleep. His twin sister and older sister co-sleep with me on a futon beside the crib. The girls need to do...
Forum: Parenting   12-23-2009, 02:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 669
Posted By overseasmomma
Great reading everyone's replies. Yes, I can see...

Great reading everyone's replies. Yes, I can see how 'easy' personalities can be easier to deal with and result in what can be perceived as favortism if we are not too careful. Dd2 is very easy...
Forum: Parenting   12-21-2009, 01:20 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 6,652
Posted By overseasmomma
Does your dd want other kids to call her baby as...

Does your dd want other kids to call her baby as well? Or just adults? I imagine it would be rather hard for other kids to remember calling her baby or it might take the tone of teasing if not...
Forum: Parenting   12-21-2009, 04:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,003
Posted By overseasmomma
A few things: -a clean, organized house. I...

A few things:

-a clean, organized house. I was forever losing my keys, homework assignments etc. my mom never knew how to keep an organized house and there were lots of fights over who had the...
Forum: Parenting   12-21-2009, 03:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 669
Posted By overseasmomma
Dh loves all our 3 kids, but favors Dd2. She...

Dh loves all our 3 kids, but favors Dd2. She seems to have this power over everyone. People always want to cuddle her and coo over her. Her twin brother (13 months) is a super energetic and loud and...
Forum: Personal Growth   12-18-2009, 04:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,224
Posted By overseasmomma
It doesn't matter what your history with the...

It doesn't matter what your history with the inlaw are. I would not let my chidren see others treat me poorly, especially if they are family. If the in-laws can't be civil and deliberately snub you...
Forum: Parenting   12-18-2009, 03:59 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 7,826
Posted By overseasmomma
This brings back some memories for me. I had...

This brings back some memories for me. I had this problem with my brother when he started smoking at 17. Not in the house but in the car that we (sibilngs) all shared. He continued stinking up our...
Forum: Parenting   12-18-2009, 03:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,096
Posted By overseasmomma
I play with my kids alot. We go to the park, go...

I play with my kids alot. We go to the park, go for walks, play inside and goof around. But, they know that when I'm in the kitchen behind the gates, I am busy and cooking dinner or doing the dishes...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   12-16-2009, 11:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,403
Posted By overseasmomma
I went through this with Dd1 who is now 3 and...

I went through this with Dd1 who is now 3 and sleeps through the night so don't give up-it will get better. We swaddled her until she started getting her arms loose and swatting herself in the face...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-16-2009, 11:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 638
Posted By overseasmomma
Dd (3) used to graze alot last year but we have...

Dd (3) used to graze alot last year but we have a Tripptrapp highchair which she learned to climb really early on so food was always served at the table and she could come and go as she pleased....
Forum: Parenting Multiples   12-15-2009, 10:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 698
Posted By overseasmomma
Ok, guess I will just have to be patient. I do...

Ok, guess I will just have to be patient. I do have a mothers helper come by a couple of times a week (we can't afford more than that) to help me take them to the park. We go out daily for walks in...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   12-14-2009, 07:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 698
Posted By overseasmomma
My b\g twins just turned 1 and I'm having an...

My b\g twins just turned 1 and I'm having an awful time taking them outside to play. My girl listens well and likes sticking close by(mostly) but my boy is a dasher and loves making a run for it. We...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-13-2009, 11:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,111
Posted By overseasmomma
We had a great wooden board puzzle with big ABC...

We had a great wooden board puzzle with big ABC blocks and Dd played with them incessantly. She also loved this website for phonics learning- www.starfall.com (http://www.starfall.com) and we did...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-13-2009, 10:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 397
Posted By overseasmomma
Ds is 13 months old and drools like a faucet....

Ds is 13 months old and drools like a faucet. His big sis was never much of a drooler and his twin sis doesnt even wear a bib now. So, I want to know how much longer I have to follow in his tracks...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-12-2009, 06:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 924
Posted By overseasmomma
Dd (3) really loves Kai Lan. The main character...

Dd (3) really loves Kai Lan. The main character is a young girl who has a great relationship with her grandpa and speaks bits of Chinese Mandarin in each episode. I was a bit leary of adding a...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   12-12-2009, 05:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,239
Posted By overseasmomma
I have the same problem with my boy\girl twins...

I have the same problem with my boy\girl twins who are 1 year old. Dd is super easy going and is forever getting toys snatched out of her hands by her brother AND by big sis. And, 95% of the time...
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   12-11-2009, 04:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 316
Posted By overseasmomma
Hi!! I'm not that forum savvy so please...

Hi!!

I'm not that forum savvy so please bear with me while I figure out things like siggys and whatnot.

I am a SAHM with a 3 year old daughter and boy\girl twins who just turned 1 so life has...
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