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Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   03-25-2012, 02:02 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By sept2008twingirls
The mattres on the floor didn't work.  I am...

The mattres on the floor didn't work.  I am still getting up with her about 4 times a night.  The other two continue to sleep through the night.  I don't know what else to do, except slowly get her...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   03-25-2012, 02:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 490
Posted By sept2008twingirls
Not to scare you, but I night-nursed my twins...

Not to scare you, but I night-nursed my twins til after age 2 and they BOTH had extensive tooth damage.  I did not know that it would cause problems either, until I found out that one of my girls...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   03-15-2012, 07:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 557
Posted By sept2008twingirls
They were in the same bed before, but they were...

They were in the same bed before, but they were waking up because they would sleep on top of each other.  Now the one girl is sleeping through the night.  I'm not sure I want to change that.  I...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   03-14-2012, 11:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 557
Posted By sept2008twingirls
About 3 weeks ago I transitioned my twin 3.5...

About 3 weeks ago I transitioned my twin 3.5 year old girls to sleep in their own twin beds.  Before that I was co-sleeping with them plus their 5 year old brother when they waked up at night-moving...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   10-16-2011, 10:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,119
Posted By sept2008twingirls
We nightweaned, but MUCH later, like 2 1/2, so I...

We nightweaned, but MUCH later, like 2 1/2, so I used to tell them....Milk is going Night, Night.  They started sleeping on my arms then (and still like that).  I think the key is figuring out what...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   10-16-2011, 10:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,013
Posted By sept2008twingirls
Yes, my girls just turned 3.  They are getting a...

Yes, my girls just turned 3.  They are getting a little better about making messes, but now are just being more stubborn and doing things more slyly.  Plus, the fighting!  I'm so tired of the...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   06-03-2011, 12:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,751
Posted By sept2008twingirls
I nightweaned my girls at 2 1/2.  At first they...

I nightweaned my girls at 2 1/2.  At first they started sleeping on my arms, one on either side, while I slept on my back.  That went on for a few months.  Now I can just pat them on the back. ...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   04-07-2011, 01:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 801
Posted By sept2008twingirls
Funny thing...I thought DD1 was more ready.  She...

Funny thing...I thought DD1 was more ready.  She started and was going a lot in the potty, but then DD2 who I thought wasn't ready first has actually potty trained herself-day and night.  Another...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   03-31-2011, 04:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 160
Posted By sept2008twingirls
Just in case anyone wonders.  I did end up...

Just in case anyone wonders.  I did end up weaning the girls from their morning feeding at the time change and they started waking up at 6am.  A hard few weeks, but I've completely weaned them now! ...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-31-2011, 04:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 303
Posted By sept2008twingirls
Just in case anyone wonders.  I did end up...

Just in case anyone wonders.  I did end up weaning the girls from their morning feeding at the time change and they started waking up at 6am.  A hard few weeks, but I've completely weaned them now! ...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-31-2011, 04:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,126
Posted By sept2008twingirls
Yea!  So glad you were encouraged!  It will be...

Yea!  So glad you were encouraged!  It will be so worth it!  I just weaned my girls after 2 1/2 years!  Hard to believe my nursing days are over!  Welcome to twin motherhood!
 
Sarah Joy
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-18-2011, 06:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,126
Posted By sept2008twingirls
I also don't remember feeding them at first, but...

I also don't remember feeding them at first, but I know that the nurses took them way more than I wanted them too and I ended up not getting my milk in for a month or so.  But I was determined and...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   03-07-2011, 06:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 160
Posted By sept2008twingirls
Background:  I'm still trying to completely...

Background:  I'm still trying to completely nightwean my 2 1/2 year old twin girls.  It's been a long process, but I'm on the final stage of giving up the 5am feeding.  I'm trying to decide if it's...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-07-2011, 06:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 303
Posted By sept2008twingirls
I think I'm going to move this to Breastfeeding...

I think I'm going to move this to Breastfeeding Problems, as I think it may be more applicable there.  I'm not sure how to erase this thread though.  So if the moderator sees this, you can erase...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-05-2011, 11:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 303
Posted By sept2008twingirls
Background:  I'm still trying to completely...

Background:  I'm still trying to completely nightwean my 2 1/2 year old twin girls.  It's been a long process, but I'm on the final stage of giving up the 5am feeding.  I'm trying to decide if it's...
Forum: Dental   02-20-2011, 04:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,473
Posted By sept2008twingirls
Tried to find this in it's orginal spot in...

Tried to find this in it's orginal spot in Multiples, but it was moved.  Just wanted to give an update.  My daughter had her dental surgery for 6 caps on Friday.  She did REALLY well.  Now she is...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-20-2011, 04:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 917
Posted By sept2008twingirls
I tried to get the girls out of the early...

I tried to get the girls out of the early morning nursing by saying that they couldn't nurse until they get up.  This has backfired....they now wake up at BEFORE 6 everyday.  Now I started nursing...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-20-2011, 04:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 801
Posted By sept2008twingirls
DD1 who is potty learning went pee-pee in...

DD1 who is potty learning went pee-pee in McDonalds today. We were sitting in the van in the parking lot and since older brother wanted to go, she said she wanted to go in too.  I thought she just...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-20-2011, 03:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,140
Posted By sept2008twingirls
Just another observation from a BTDT mom.  I had...

Just another observation from a BTDT mom.  I had a 23 month old when my twin girls were born.  I struggled for the 1st month, thinking I wouldn't be able to make enough milk.  I pumped/supplemented,...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-14-2011, 01:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 801
Posted By sept2008twingirls
We're in a similar situation here.  My girls are...

We're in a similar situation here.  My girls are 29 months and DD1 gets it.  DD2 doesn't and isn't ready.  She also wants to wear the underwear.  Yesterday she wore Dora underwear, because she...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-09-2011, 03:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 917
Posted By sept2008twingirls
 Bumping this again, as I now have this...

 Bumping this again, as I now have this problem.  The girls are 2 1/2.  They used to wake up the WHOLE night (I had posted about this before), now they wake up and want milk at 2-3-4am and the last...
Forum: Dental   01-20-2011, 02:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 160
Posted By sept2008twingirls
Went to the pre-op today and the Dr. said to...

Went to the pre-op today and the Dr. said to postpone the surgery.  I guess her tonsils are swollen, so the airway is smaller.  It probably could be still done, but I'd rather error on the safe...
Forum: Dental   01-19-2011, 12:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 160
Posted By sept2008twingirls
Hi.  My 2 year old has to have 6 caps, so we...

Hi.  My 2 year old has to have 6 caps, so we decided to do General Anesthesia for her.  She will have the oral surgery in the hospital on Friday and came down with a cold today (Wednesday).  She...
Forum: Dental   01-11-2011, 07:23 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,473
Posted By sept2008twingirls
Hi!  Just wanted to post this article that I got...

Hi!  Just wanted to post this article that I got through the yahoo groups site.  http://www.analyticalarmadillo.co.uk/2010/12/ask-armadillo-does-breastfeeding-cause.html  very informational.  So, my...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   01-09-2011, 07:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 937
Posted By sept2008twingirls
I'm also trying to figure this question out.  My...

I'm also trying to figure this question out.  My girls are only 2 years, 4 months though.  We've been co-sleeping til now.  Yesterday was the first day that at naps, they laid down together in a...
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