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Forum: Parenting Multiples   05-07-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 285
Posted By peacechief
Hi - Not sure if this question will fit here......

Hi - Not sure if this question will fit here... seems like all the posts are just about pregnancy/infancy with twins, but just in case:
 
I've got 7 year old twin boys, and I'm concerned about how...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   03-07-2013, 07:44 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 426
Posted By peacechief
I'm working on a project for my sons'...

I'm working on a project for my sons' kindergarten class - we're making a quilt incorporating drawings that the children have done, with some embroidery on the drawings.  I tried printing the...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   06-13-2012, 08:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,392
Posted By peacechief
It's not cigarette smoke.  I'm not sure if it's...

It's not cigarette smoke.  I'm not sure if it's moth balls?  It's a smell I've smelled before on old fabric that's been stored for a long time.  Strong and unpleasant.  And persistent!
 
Thanks...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   06-12-2012, 07:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,392
Posted By peacechief
I found some great vintage fabric at a garage...

I found some great vintage fabric at a garage sale recently, and the price was so good I grabbed a huge bagful without paying nearly enough attention to the odor of the fabric...
 
I finally got...
Forum: Natural Body Care   10-19-2011, 11:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 200
Posted By peacechief
I did, too.  Now that we're done with diapers, I...

I did, too.  Now that we're done with diapers, I just put them and our cloth wipes through a rinse by themselves before washing with a regular load of laundry.
Forum: Gentle Discipline   07-07-2011, 05:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 872
Posted By peacechief
Hi - I posted this last night in the "Childhood...

Hi - I posted this last night in the "Childhood Years" subforum, but have gotten no replies... Not sure where best to post it, but this might fit.  I don't know if I explain myself very clearly, so...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-06-2011, 07:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 710
Posted By peacechief
If there's a better place to post this, feel...

If there's a better place to post this, feel free to point me there... Otherwise:
 
I could really use some help, thoughts, experience, etc...  I've got four year old twin boys who sleep in the...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   12-29-2010, 05:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 468
Posted By peacechief
Thanks for the encouragement and ideas.  They...

Thanks for the encouragement and ideas.  They really don't have any one-on-one time with either of us.  It's something I've thought about doing in the past but always gets forgotten about before we...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   12-28-2010, 01:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 468
Posted By peacechief
I have twin boys who will be 4 in February and...

I have twin boys who will be 4 in February and lately they have been behaving so badly.  Being really really disrespectful to me.  Doing things they know will make me mad/they know are bad ways to...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   10-13-2010, 06:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 787
Posted By peacechief
I have 3.5 year old twin boys and it seems like...

I have 3.5 year old twin boys and it seems like lately all I do is yell. And I am starting to see very clearly that they are learning from me - their first response to problems is to scream at each...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   10-13-2010, 05:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,070
Posted By peacechief
My twins (fraternal) were 4lb 0.3oz and 5lbs 8oz...

My twins (fraternal) were 4lb 0.3oz and 5lbs 8oz at birth (they came early). Both were in the 90/55th percentile for their gestational age and were just fine (other than some normal complications...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   10-13-2010, 05:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 590
Posted By peacechief
We've had bedtime troubles, too, and it can be...

We've had bedtime troubles, too, and it can be so miserable, so http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/hug2.gif

I don't know if you're ready to have them be in toddler beds, or if you...
Forum: Women's Health   09-30-2010, 06:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 430
Posted By peacechief
Thank you!! So nice to have things to try...

Thank you!! So nice to have things to try...
Forum: Women's Health   09-30-2010, 11:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 430
Posted By peacechief
Does anyone have ideas for relief from/treatment...

Does anyone have ideas for relief from/treatment of sinus pain? I've got chronic trouble with sinus pain and colds turning into sinus infections that just last weeks and weeks. I hate getting to the...
Forum: Finding Your Tribe   08-18-2010, 06:38 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 13,529
Posted By peacechief
We got to see Phish when they came to Blossom in...

We got to see Phish when they came to Blossom in June (30 minutes from our home!), and dh & I escaped for a wonderfully impractical road trip to see them at Alpine Valley this past weekend. It was...
Forum: Gardening   07-23-2010, 10:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 771
Posted By peacechief
Does anyone have experience with bean (bush and...

Does anyone have experience with bean (bush and pole, so far especially bush) pests? There's something eating my beans and I can't figure out what/what to do about it. I've seen spiders and little...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   07-01-2010, 09:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 554
Posted By peacechief
I have 3 year old twin boys and I realized the...

I have 3 year old twin boys and I realized the other day that while we have a "quiet time" each day, either me reading to them or them watching a short video, there really is no sense of quiet,...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-19-2010, 11:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 728
Posted By peacechief
My boys will be 3 this month, so we're looking...

My boys will be 3 this month, so we're looking into preschool for the Fall, which is making me think about school beyond that as well. We're in the process of signing them up for preschool at a...
Forum: Waldorf   02-17-2010, 10:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 466
Posted By peacechief
DH & I are looking to send our twin boys to a...

DH & I are looking to send our twin boys to a Waldorf preschool in the Fall and have our interview with the Pre/K teachers set up for this coming week. We have a list of questions going, but from...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-14-2010, 05:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 567
Posted By peacechief
Thanks for the ideas. Maybe I'll have to...

Thanks for the ideas. Maybe I'll have to consider some type of harness... I don't want to, but it might save us a whole lot of stress.

In defense of the teacher, I don't know if she even saw, and...
Forum: Waldorf   02-14-2010, 05:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,004
Posted By peacechief
"there are some older waldorf support threads on...

"there are some older waldorf support threads on here which might help explain some of what you are seeing..."

Jenne (or anyone else), can you point me to some of these?

I will definitely ask...
Forum: Waldorf   02-12-2010, 06:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,004
Posted By peacechief
I've got twin boys who will be turning three...

I've got twin boys who will be turning three this month, and in trying to figure out what to do about schooling/preschool, I discovered that we have a Waldorf school close by, and I'm very excited...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-12-2010, 04:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 567
Posted By peacechief
I've got twin boys who will be 3 in ten days,...

I've got twin boys who will be 3 in ten days, and I need help! I feel like I'm losing control of them. They are starting to get much more independent, and are feeding off each other - when one...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   01-07-2010, 07:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 410
Posted By peacechief
hergrace - yes, they are still napping, and we...

hergrace - yes, they are still napping, and we have considered cutting out their nap (though I can't imagine being without that time to myself...) and seeing if that helps. Can you give me any tips...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   01-06-2010, 06:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 751
Posted By peacechief
Thanks to you both for the responses...

Thanks to you both for the responses http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif

Good ideas. I think I could stand to lighten up on the sharing thing and start letting them have...
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