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Forum: Preteens and Teens   11-26-2012, 07:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 465
Posted By TwinGirlsMama
My 11-year-old twin girls are a bit interested...

My 11-year-old twin girls are a bit interested in makeup (they wear it only at home) but I hate all the crap that is out there. I hardly wear makeup and I was wondering if there are any companies...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-21-2011, 10:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 863
Posted By TwinGirlsMama
Thanks so much for the help/advice/personal...

Thanks so much for the help/advice/personal stories.  It's tough to deal with, and I worry that she will be scared/anxious all her life.  As always, I'll just tell her how much I love her every day...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-19-2011, 12:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 863
Posted By TwinGirlsMama
She refuses to go to sleepovers (but she lets...

She refuses to go to sleepovers (but she lets people sleep at our house).  I still have to lie (lay?) down with her when she goes to bed. She freaks out and cries on the very rare occasion I am away...
Forum: Personal Growth   09-10-2009, 02:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 525
Posted By TwinGirlsMama
Quote: Originally Posted by lilyka...

Quote:
Originally Posted by lilyka http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14358609)
and lets say you volunteered at a shelter. you...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   08-13-2009, 04:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 766
Posted By TwinGirlsMama
Interestingly, when DD's school did all their...

Interestingly, when DD's school did all their testing, the school occupational therapist did not recommend OT. I thought that was kind of strange, especially since my daughter is sensitive to loud...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   07-30-2009, 05:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 333
Posted By TwinGirlsMama
My girls are almost 8 years (actually 7 and...

My girls are almost 8 years (actually 7 and three quarters, thank you very much). http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/winky.gif

Just wondering if anyone has older twins. Are they...
Forum: Personal Growth   07-30-2009, 02:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 900
Posted By TwinGirlsMama
I've been on various antidepressants for about 6...

I've been on various antidepressants for about 6 years now. I can say (at least in my case) that is has helped, but not completely. It has taken "the edge" off, but there still is that lack of...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   07-30-2009, 02:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 766
Posted By TwinGirlsMama
Wow! I didn't realize there were so many little...

Wow! I didn't realize there were so many little anxiety sufferers out there!

Thank you for all the support and information.

We'll see where this goes...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   07-29-2009, 05:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 766
Posted By TwinGirlsMama
Quote: Originally Posted by Magella...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Magella http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14157737)
Therapy is wonderful for anxiety, so I...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   07-29-2009, 02:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 766
Posted By TwinGirlsMama
So, after being diagnosed with about 9 or 10...

So, after being diagnosed with about 9 or 10 different conditions (add, adhd, asperger's, odd, ocd, etc.), my almost 8-year-old daughter's therapist believes it is "just" extreme anxiety.

Anyone...
Forum: Mental Health   03-12-2009, 04:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 393
Posted By TwinGirlsMama
I don't know if this goes here since it's not...

I don't know if this goes here since it's not about me (although I have my problems...) but here goes.

One of my 7 year old twins is suffering from severe anxiety (among other things, like OCD...
Forum: The Childhood Years   03-12-2009, 04:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 472
Posted By TwinGirlsMama
Funny, we're in almost the same boat. I just...

Funny, we're in almost the same boat. I just checked out Ikea online, and for our twin girls I think we'll get:

2 Dalselv twin beds for $60 each
2 Sultan Hogho mattresses for $129 each (boy I...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   07-11-2008, 02:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 277
Posted By TwinGirlsMama
I work at a retail store in Brooklyn and we...

I work at a retail store in Brooklyn and we accept jewel cases (as well as many other things) for recycling. We send them to a company called Green Disk (www.greendisk.com...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   07-01-2008, 07:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 426
Posted By TwinGirlsMama
My twin girls are 6-3/4 years old and stay up...

My twin girls are 6-3/4 years old and stay up until (sometimes as late as) 11:30! They just get goofy and egg each other on. We don't have the option of putting them in separate rooms, although...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   06-27-2008, 08:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 238
Posted By TwinGirlsMama
Has anyone been on Jenny Craig? Is the food...

Has anyone been on Jenny Craig? Is the food icky??? I am 5'3" and weigh an unhealthy 160. I would like to lose at least 30 lbs. Sigh.
Forum: Single Parenting   10-30-2007, 03:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 273
Posted By TwinGirlsMama
Well, I guess it's official; my dh and I will be...

Well, I guess it's official; my dh and I will be separating. We have not spoken more than a dozen words to each other in a month (making it had to work out details of separation, but that's another...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   10-23-2007, 07:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 347
Posted By TwinGirlsMama
go to...

go to http://vinylux.net/Vinylux/Vinylux_Homepage.html

I work at a store that sells their products and they're pretty cool.
Forum: Work from Home Parents   03-18-2007, 11:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,006
Posted By TwinGirlsMama
I am thinking about selling Barefoot Books. ...

I am thinking about selling Barefoot Books.

Anyone have experience/input about this?

Thanks!
Forum: Pets   02-26-2007, 12:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,485
Posted By TwinGirlsMama
it is pretty funny, huh???...

it is pretty funny, huh??? http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/nut.gifhttp://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif
Forum: Pets   02-26-2007, 12:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,485
Posted By TwinGirlsMama
My cat is a neutered 15-year-old male who is in...

My cat is a neutered 15-year-old male who is in pretty good shape (a bit overweight...okay, he's about 20 lbs.). I've had him since he was born. Although I change his water at least twice a day...
Forum: Mental Health   02-26-2007, 12:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 597
Posted By TwinGirlsMama
I just decided to go off Lexapro on my own. I am...

I just decided to go off Lexapro on my own. I am not currently in therapy. I am looking for a new therapist, though. I am depressed, and suffer from anxiety and panic. I've been on Lexapro for 5...
Forum: Personal Growth   01-12-2007, 03:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,544
Posted By TwinGirlsMama
I'm a birthmom, too. I got pregnant half-way...

I'm a birthmom, too. I got pregnant half-way through college. The guy was an on-again, off-again relationship, and we had no plans to be with each other in the future. Plus, he denied being the...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-10-2006, 05:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 69
Posted By TwinGirlsMama
I wasn't sure where to post this, so I figured...

I wasn't sure where to post this, so I figured this is a good place to start!

My mom came across this school (for grown-ups, not kids) http://www.chihealer.com/ and was wondering if it was legit....
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   10-31-2006, 01:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 784
Posted By TwinGirlsMama
So...without getting into "do you cook meat for...

So...without getting into "do you cook meat for people coming to your home?" or the "do you bring veg dishes with you to others' homes"...I just want to know what you're making for Thanksgiving. Not...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-20-2006, 05:03 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 492
Posted By TwinGirlsMama
I'm thinking of getting an iPod. Now that I'm...

I'm thinking of getting an iPod. Now that I'm back in the city (where I walk everywhere, as opposed to when I was in Woodstock, where I drove everywhere) I think I'd get a lot of use out of it. Plus...
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