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Forum: Middle East   08-21-2014, 04:15 AM
Replies: 1,780
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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, 10:14 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,508
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, 04:20 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 14,032
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, 12:27 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 14,032
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, 01:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 284
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, 01:53 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,442
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, 01:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 316
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, 12:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 764
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   05-22-2013, 11:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,750
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, 02:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,060
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, 08:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 799
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, 12:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 249
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, 08:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 650
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...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   08-22-2012, 04:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 542
Posted By Shuli
My boys slept together until they were about 10...

My boys slept together until they were about 10 months old. They started off in a basinet because we lived in a very small apartment and had no room for a crib. We moved when the boys were about 5...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   08-07-2012, 04:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 718
Posted By Shuli
I found out I was pregnant again when the boys...

I found out I was pregnant again when the boys were about 18 months or so. They were also starting to toilet train around the time I had no energy to deal with it, so I missed the window and tried...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   07-16-2012, 04:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 665
Posted By Shuli
I had a desk job in an air conditioned office. I...

I had a desk job in an air conditioned office. I started pre-term labour at 25 weeks and landed up in hospital on a drip for dehydration at 26 weeks. My OB gave me a note and I went to half-time. At...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   06-25-2012, 05:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 651
Posted By Shuli
I had a "scheduled emergency" at 37 +5 because...

I had a "scheduled emergency" at 37 +5 because of a serious size difference. Very eearly the placentas merged and we were treated as an identicle pregnancy even though my boys are not identicle at...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   06-25-2012, 04:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 857
Posted By Shuli
I had a singleton 27 months after my twins. I...

I had a singleton 27 months after my twins. I EBF my boys until I realized I was pregnant when they were about 18 months (didn't even realize I got my fertility back :-) ).
 
The day after she was...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   04-11-2012, 05:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 972
Posted By Shuli
I come from the opposite side. My boys had...

I come from the opposite side. My boys had two-word sentences at 11 months and were walking by then too. They had what I called "twin speak" from the get go, communicating as early as 4 months that...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-21-2012, 07:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 440
Posted By Shuli
Our second pregnancy also started as twins. We...

Our second pregnancy also started as twins. We lost one between the 8 and 12 week ultrasound. There was no indication at the 8 week ultrasound that there was anything wrong, but my daughter was born...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-21-2012, 07:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,434
Posted By Shuli
Our boys are 4 and really enjoy playing and...

Our boys are 4 and really enjoy playing and sharing games. One is good at puzzles and one is good at matching/problem solving. They like it when they get two different gifts, but ones that they can...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-21-2012, 05:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 727
Posted By Shuli
I share the getting help suggestion. I'm sure...

I share the getting help suggestion. I'm sure that if you go down to your local church and speak to the pastor that he will be able to rustle up some grandmothers who would like nothing better to do...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-08-2012, 04:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 653
Posted By Shuli
Try the Haberman Feeder. That is what we used...

Try the Haberman Feeder. That is what we used with both our twins and our singletons. I think it elimates some of the nipple confusion because if you don't suck, you don't eat and it's just not a...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-08-2012, 03:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 376
Posted By Shuli
We do dinner, bath, bed. Have you tried making...

We do dinner, bath, bed. Have you tried making snack time earlier or trying different foods? Some foods get my kids all riled up. I also don't make it a long ceremony. We brush teeth in the bath,...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-06-2012, 07:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 674
Posted By Shuli
Twins run in our family as well. Both my parents...

Twins run in our family as well. Both my parents and both of DH's parents have twins in the family line. Because of ovarian cysts I was being closely monitored for a while and I do ovulate more than...
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