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Forum: Site Help   03-27-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 78
Posted By DoubleDouble
Haven't been here for a long while, due to...

Haven't been here for a long while, due to having access on a very compact travel laptop. The horizontal scrollbar is such a nuisance. I just can't stand horizontal scrolling when only half a page...
Forum: Parents as Partners   07-21-2012, 04:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 359
Posted By DoubleDouble
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Maternalove http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1357439/beyond-jealous/0_30#post_17037075)

Quote:Originally...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   07-21-2012, 02:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 990
Posted By DoubleDouble
I fit into regular maternity clothes, but I only...

I fit into regular maternity clothes, but I only bought shirts made of stretchy fabrics. The one with ruched sides fit the nicest. I went two sizes up in pant size, but I bought pants two sizes up...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   07-20-2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 447
Views: 13,677
Posted By DoubleDouble
Congratulations!!! Awesome babies!!!!

Congratulations!!! Awesome babies!!!!
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   07-18-2012, 02:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,527
Posted By DoubleDouble
Calcium weighs a lot. I bet you have excellent...

Calcium weighs a lot. I bet you have excellent bone structure and not at risk for future osteoporosis. And it registers as extra numbers on the scale. So don't measure yourself by an averaged out...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   07-06-2012, 06:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,093
Posted By DoubleDouble
That's what I thought, too - cause & consequence...

That's what I thought, too - cause & consequence confusion. Anyway, my two cents - ultrasounds every two weeks since week 5, every week from week 34, three times on week 37, if I remember correctly,...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   07-02-2012, 01:27 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 13,677
Posted By DoubleDouble
Not pregnant anymore, just posting to say...

Not pregnant anymore, just posting to say CONGRATULATIONS Adaline'sMama!!! and Welcome to the twins club!
Forum: Organize & Declutter   07-02-2012, 06:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,451
Posted By DoubleDouble
Have some "purpose" rooms. You can change one...

Have some "purpose" rooms. You can change one into an exercise room - an elliptical machine, some weights, and other sports equipment stored and at the same time displayed - like roller blades,...
Forum: Parents as Partners   06-26-2012, 09:32 PM
Replies: 748
Views: 24,245
Posted By DoubleDouble
Just wanted to add - the more you wait and...

Just wanted to add - the more you wait and dither, the more time you give him to circle the wagons and gather the ammo. You are giving him time to prepare a nasty surprise. (From an outsider's point...
Forum: Parents as Partners   06-26-2012, 03:14 PM
Replies: 748
Views: 24,245
Posted By DoubleDouble
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by lilgreen http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   06-15-2012, 02:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 632
Posted By DoubleDouble
Forgot to add one more detail - you'll be given...

Forgot to add one more detail - you'll be given blood thinner shots because of thrombosis risk. If you have stinging nettle (brennnensel) in your pregnancy teas or nursing teas, don't drink them -...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   06-14-2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,141
Posted By DoubleDouble
A small tip for hands-free pumping: do it in a...

A small tip for hands-free pumping: do it in a chair with handles - put some fabric, like a t-shirt or two, on each side between you and the chair handles, make a "nest" for the bottle in the...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-13-2012, 03:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 657
Posted By DoubleDouble
Just looking after the grounds might be a...

Just looking after the grounds might be a part-time job. Would you have time? would you hire it out?
 
I see you're in New England. Imagine heating that place!
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   06-13-2012, 02:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 579
Posted By DoubleDouble
In my city, I regularly see women in their late...

In my city, I regularly see women in their late 40s and 50s that have bright pink or fuchsia hair. They have this whole "stylish Euro grandma with funky glasses" look going, and it's great when done...
Forum: Breastfeeding Challenges   06-13-2012, 01:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 337
Posted By DoubleDouble
A long while ago, I had a benign tumor removed...

A long while ago, I had a benign tumor removed from one breast. The tumor was about 3 cm (a bit more than 1") in diameter, the scar is about four finger widths long. The doctor told me that she put...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   06-10-2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 632
Posted By DoubleDouble
Yep, I hear you. Looking back at it, I think the...

Yep, I hear you. Looking back at it, I think the pain meds (or lack thereof) were a blessing in disguise, or I might have started to move around doing things much earlier than I should have, and...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   06-09-2012, 02:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 632
Posted By DoubleDouble
I talked to the doctors and was able to push the...

I talked to the doctors and was able to push the delivery date further one week. They wanted the protocol 37 weeks, I got 38 weeks instead, so no big feat, but still better than nothing. When I was...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   06-06-2012, 04:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 632
Posted By DoubleDouble
I had one, I will write more when I have time.

I had one, I will write more when I have time.
Forum: Traditional Foods   05-26-2012, 04:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 474
Posted By DoubleDouble
If the extra kraut starts to over-ferment, you...

If the extra kraut starts to over-ferment, you can "switch off" further fermenting by putting it in the freezer. When you need it, defrost slowly and eat as usual.
Forum: Parenting Multiples   05-23-2012, 01:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,944
Posted By DoubleDouble
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by ithappened http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-22-2012, 03:32 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 865
Posted By DoubleDouble
I come from a culture that is not really into...

I come from a culture that is not really into sleepovers. *Some* people probably did that (I don't know any personally), but it wasn't popular and wasn't a must. I don't remember any talk of...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   05-22-2012, 01:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 629
Posted By DoubleDouble
I got two pairs of dress pants and a pair of...

I got two pairs of dress pants and a pair of yoga pants, all from H&M, when I was 3 months pregnant. One pair was for my then-current size, one was a bit loose. I wore those pants throughout my...
Forum: Site Help   05-20-2012, 10:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 144
Posted By DoubleDouble
Wow, I missed that. Thanks!!!

Wow, I missed that. Thanks!!!
Forum: Parenting Multiples   05-18-2012, 05:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,441
Posted By DoubleDouble
80 lbs at 38 weeks. I started at below 110 lbs,...

80 lbs at 38 weeks. I started at below 110 lbs, so in percentage, that was high. (Dr Luke's book mentions that the underweight people should gain more than the average that she recommended.) In the...
Forum: Site Help   05-18-2012, 01:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 144
Posted By DoubleDouble
"Pregnant" forum is here, I thought there might...

"Pregnant" forum is here, I thought there might be "Post-Pregnant" forum as well. Any pointers? Thanks!!!
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