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Forum: The Childhood Years   07-30-2008, 11:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,216
Posted By HB2
I still nurse my twin girls and they are 4.5....

I still nurse my twin girls and they are 4.5. When I step out of the shower they ask if I washed my hair, feet, and my nursies. They aren't really preoccupied, but i think the nurseis are an...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-30-2008, 11:05 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,668
Posted By HB2
Funny poll and interesting. I get called mom,...

Funny poll and interesting. I get called mom, mommy, or mommy H______ (my first name) by one of my girls and mommy by the other.
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-30-2008, 11:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,299
Posted By HB2
I agree with most of the other posters, but as a...

I agree with most of the other posters, but as a mom of 4.5 yr. old twin girls I worry a whole lot more about the pervs out there than the modesty issue (which at 4 is non-existent IMO--maybe not at...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-30-2008, 10:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,075
Posted By HB2
BTDT. Recently. My non-id twins are 4.5 and...

BTDT. Recently. My non-id twins are 4.5 and going to preschool in the fall, which means they need to be toilet trained. We spent a marathon weekend in "isolation" and I nearly lost my mind. Nothing...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   10-25-2007, 03:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,256
Posted By HB2
Nope, you are not the oldest. i was cruising the...

Nope, you are not the oldest. i was cruising the boards here, which I haven't done in ages and had to reply. I'm 47--soon to be 48 and still nursing my 3--soon to be 4 yr. old twin girls. Still...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   04-25-2006, 10:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 419
Posted By HB2
Quote: Also, you can't actually be in the 100%...

Quote:
Also, you can't actually be in the 100% of a weight chart Yup, I'm a stats dork.
That's ok. I just made that up! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   04-25-2006, 05:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,907
Posted By HB2
I usually add a couple of teaspoons of flaxseed...

I usually add a couple of teaspoons of flaxseed oil when I make yogurt smoothies for my twins (27 mos. old). That's how I eat it--with yogurt--so I thought they might like it that way too!...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   04-25-2006, 10:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 419
Posted By HB2
I'm curious too. I guess for most of us here I...

I'm curious too. I guess for most of us here I would assume healthy eating is what you describe. Yes, portions could be a problem. There have been some recent theories about children being hungry...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   04-25-2006, 10:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 419
Posted By HB2
I'd say age 5 and up. Chubby meaning over the...

I'd say age 5 and up. Chubby meaning over the 100% in weight charts or if you or your child feels like they are "overweight" but not just based on the US concept of "thin".

I should clarify about...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   04-24-2006, 05:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 419
Posted By HB2
I'm a member here (mostly post on BFing and...

I'm a member here (mostly post on BFing and mults. boards), haven't posted in a while but I'm looking for moms to interview for a magazine article who have kid(s) that are on the chubby side (aka...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   12-16-2005, 03:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,075
Posted By HB2
My twins were almost 9 months old before I...

My twins were almost 9 months old before I attempted cereal--not necessarily because they weren't ready but because I was too worn out to figure out how to do it. Sounds silly now, but even a task...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   12-04-2005, 02:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,252
Posted By HB2
I had my g/g twins at Mt. Sinai on the UES. I...

I had my g/g twins at Mt. Sinai on the UES. I had a scheduled c-section at 38 weeks (originally sched. for 39 weeks but OB didn't want me going past 38 weeks for same reasons as you). B/c of a...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   12-04-2005, 02:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 232
Posted By HB2
From a breastfeeding mama of almost 24 month old...

From a breastfeeding mama of almost 24 month old twins: Remember that breastfeeding involves the laws of supply and demand. More demand=greater supply.
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   12-04-2005, 02:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 276
Posted By HB2
Well, that answers my question about calcium in...

Well, that answers my question about calcium in breastmilk! What about yogurt or smoothies made with milk, fruits, and veggies? My almost 2 yr. old girls don't like milk (nurse 3x day) either and...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   12-04-2005, 01:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 355
Posted By HB2
That's a good question. One I've had myself but...

That's a good question. One I've had myself but never bothered to find the answer to. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/winky.gif I'm assuming breastmilk has calcium in it!!?? so...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   12-04-2005, 01:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 361
Posted By HB2
Hi-- I'm a botanist too!...

Hi--

I'm a botanist too! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif

Here's my recipe. http://www.marigoldlane.com/kitchen/yogurt.html

It is definitely easy--especially if...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   12-04-2005, 12:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 423
Posted By HB2
Is this an OB? If so, he's not a pedi and...

Is this an OB? If so, he's not a pedi and shouldn't be advising you on this matter anyway. Besides, he's wrong! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/irked.gif: My twins didn't start...
Forum: Breastfeeding Beyond Infancy   12-04-2005, 12:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 281
Posted By HB2
I'd say your feelings are normal. I'm still...

I'd say your feelings are normal. I'm still nursing my 23.5 month old twins and sometimes feel like I have to apologize or explain to people. In fact, I never thought I'd be nursing this long with...
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   12-04-2005, 12:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,246
Posted By HB2
Is it possible that your baby is overstimulated?...

Is it possible that your baby is overstimulated? I think someone else mentioned this too. If your baby is high need and very sensitive to stimuli, rocking, walking around, and even holding him or...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   12-03-2005, 11:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 815
Posted By HB2
Congratulations!!!...

Congratulations!!! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/partytime.gif Great Job!!!
Forum: Parenting Multiples   12-03-2005, 11:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,316
Posted By HB2
Absolutely. High need babies crying loudly for...

Absolutely. High need babies crying loudly for hours on end is HARD. Being a mom of twins & trips (or more) is HARD. Also, we need to remember that we need to take care of ourselves. If you need to...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   11-26-2005, 01:34 AM
Replies: 25
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Posted By HB2
I "knew" I'd go for the whole 38 weeks (my OB...

I "knew" I'd go for the whole 38 weeks (my OB said no going past 38 weeks) and my pregnancy would be great. Sure enough it was--I worked full time until 34 weeks when I couldn't take the 1.5 hr....
Forum: Parenting Multiples   11-26-2005, 01:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,316
Posted By HB2
My advice would be to just roll with the...

My advice would be to just roll with the punches. If for some reason baby wearing (or whatever) doesn't work, don't stress or beat yourself up just find another way to meet everyone's needs. Having...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   11-26-2005, 12:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 416
Posted By HB2
Hmmm. Don't know. I interviewed Karen for an...

Hmmm. Don't know. I interviewed Karen for an article I wrote on nursing twins. I'll email her and ask and let you know if she responds.
Forum: Parenting Multiples   11-26-2005, 12:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,079
Posted By HB2
Mountain Buggy Urban Double. I love this...

Mountain Buggy Urban Double. I love this stroller. In fact I never looked at any of the others. It's great in the woods, on the beach, on bumpy sidewalks, in snow. If you live in the city and walk...
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