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Forum: California, Nevada   01-29-2012, 03:45 PM
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Posted By Theo's Mama
Hi,   If you are looking for a homeschool...

Hi,
 
If you are looking for a homeschool community, whether you are new to homeschooling, or even just exploring, there is a diverse and welcoming homeschool community in Sonoma County.  Visit...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   09-19-2004, 03:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,810
Posted By Theo's Mama
I've also hardly ever found them, but opened a...

I've also hardly ever found them, but opened a carton of organic eggs one morning and found 5 of them to be double, and also found just days later that I was carrying twins. If I find another carton...
Forum: Parents as Partners Archive   09-19-2004, 02:59 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 4,538
Posted By Theo's Mama
Ok, I'll admit I only read the first and last...

Ok, I'll admit I only read the first and last pages. . . but I have to ask, is anyone talking or writing about when and how husbands surrender? marriage is a two way street. Sure, I will surrender,...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   06-17-2003, 02:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,566
Posted By Theo's Mama
Hey Laralou! Glad things are better. You've...

Hey Laralou!

Glad things are better. You've been on my mind, but I've been crazy busy. Will email one day. Funny to hear that you are trying to settle one without just picking up because then the...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   06-13-2003, 02:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,566
Posted By Theo's Mama
almost forgot: marblesmama, thanks for all the...

almost forgot: marblesmama, thanks for all the great tips. I use the "one in the crook of the leg" one too, and kind of feel like a mama monkey!
Forum: Parenting Multiples   06-13-2003, 02:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,566
Posted By Theo's Mama
Twinmommy, I can sure understand where you...

Twinmommy,

I can sure understand where you are coming from. I haven't posted in months, wonder why? My girls are 6 1/2 months now, and it has become harder now that they recognize when I pick up...
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-18-2003, 01:59 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,332
Posted By Theo's Mama
I've come to agree that it is important...

I've come to agree that it is important developmentally (bad vs good) and that they need to simplify it to that extent, because of their age. Not only do they have to villify, I am convinced that...
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-09-2003, 02:17 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,332
Posted By Theo's Mama
I liked the idea of needing another mama to...

I liked the idea of needing another mama to mourn with, as I don't have anyone in quite my situation in my everyday life, at the moment. At the same time, talking to all of you helps me realize how...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   04-09-2003, 02:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,836
Posted By Theo's Mama
Hi Twinsmama, I can still kind of do the...

Hi Twinsmama,

I can still kind of do the double bjorn for short times, but I have a big frame and a strong back and it still kills me. Mine are 4 months and weigh 11 5 and 13 4 right now. I'd...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   04-02-2003, 03:26 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,199
Posted By Theo's Mama
Natural Joy, are you nursing those babies yet? I...

Natural Joy, are you nursing those babies yet? I hope you are loving it and that things are going well for you and your new ones.

I just wanted to say that I am a 110% advocate of breastfeeding,...
Forum: The Childhood Years   04-02-2003, 03:08 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,332
Posted By Theo's Mama
Good point about having it out in the open. I am...

Good point about having it out in the open. I am learning that this is just a time for teaching/exploring what I believe with him.
Forum: Parenting Multiples   04-02-2003, 03:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,836
Posted By Theo's Mama
Ok, here is my best try. Wish I could just show...

Ok, here is my best try. Wish I could just show you! Left and right is on the person putting it on. . .

Take off both fronts from the back straps. Put both backs on, one on top of the other. Make...
Forum: The Childhood Years   03-23-2003, 02:00 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,332
Posted By Theo's Mama
Openskyheart, I loved the comments about when...

Openskyheart, I loved the comments about when our values and our children's don't match. . . I guess this is part of what I was grappling with. . . I thought they would match a lot longer than three...
Forum: The Childhood Years   03-18-2003, 03:30 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,332
Posted By Theo's Mama
Hi boysrus, I don't think it is really an...

Hi boysrus,

I don't think it is really an opposing point of view, since it is where I am coming from. My son just seems to have a need to get out some aggression right now and that kind of play...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-18-2003, 02:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 401
Posted By Theo's Mama
Thanks, I think that is just what I was looking...

Thanks, I think that is just what I was looking for!
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-18-2003, 02:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,199
Posted By Theo's Mama
hah hah hah. I was so anti pacifier when I had...

hah hah hah. I was so anti pacifier when I had my son, and so proud of myself, but my girls have them. They just can't both suck me as much as they would like. (I was so relieved to see one in one...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-17-2003, 02:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 401
Posted By Theo's Mama
or Marin?

or Marin?
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-17-2003, 02:34 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,044
Posted By Theo's Mama
I had those pains in the groin and I don't think...

I had those pains in the groin and I don't think they are labor, just pain from all that weight. I had to go on bedrest at 35 weeks and they got much better when I wasn't walking around. If you...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-17-2003, 02:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,566
Posted By Theo's Mama
Momofmany, Good point. I always try to talk...

Momofmany,

Good point. I always try to talk to the one who is left crying without being held, touch her if I can, and take turns. Always hard when both are crying, because it seems unfair to pick...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-17-2003, 02:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,199
Posted By Theo's Mama
Momofmany, You're awesome, I don't know how...

Momofmany,

You're awesome, I don't know how you did it. I really admire you.

I pumped at first because my little one needed a bottle and finger feeding. I should pump to keep up my supply, but...
Forum: The Childhood Years   03-16-2003, 03:42 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,332
Posted By Theo's Mama
I know what you mean, openskyheart, about them...

I know what you mean, openskyheart, about them feeling violated when you try to massage their play into the direction you want, and that is so hard for me to resist. I keep thinking, "I'm the...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-16-2003, 03:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 990
Posted By Theo's Mama
If you order from a scientific supply house they...

If you order from a scientific supply house they also have the charts for identifying which type of bone it is (snake, bird, vole, mouse, rat.etc.) as well as how to sort and assemble, and...
Forum: The Childhood Years   03-16-2003, 02:59 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,332
Posted By Theo's Mama
Omegamama, I think it is interesting how...

Omegamama,

I think it is interesting how your son was able to tell you that forbidding things made it more important to him. I think it does, and worry about that, but of course at the same time,...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-14-2003, 03:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,836
Posted By Theo's Mama
You can interlock two Bjorns by putting on the...

You can interlock two Bjorns by putting on the backs first and then the fronts, intertwined. They fit snugly and seem to like it, but don't know how long the back can take it.
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-14-2003, 03:35 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,199
Posted By Theo's Mama
Congratulations! Are they here yet? One of...

Congratulations! Are they here yet?

One of my babies was small (3 lbs 14) and the hospital insisted she have finger feedings of expressed milk and then we gave her a bottle for a week to make...
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