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Forum: Stay at Home Parents   10-17-2008, 11:11 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,003
Posted By **Cat**
When my twins were babies I relied heavily on...

When my twins were babies I relied heavily on message boards for adult interaction but having recently been burned that way I am now just starting to really try hard to connect with other parents. I...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   10-17-2008, 11:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 43,722
Posted By **Cat**
I think that for fraternal twins g/g is most...

I think that for fraternal twins g/g is most common because there are more girls born than boys. Then b/g is 2nd and b/b third.

I'm not for sure, though. I'll go get my twins book in the basement...
Forum: Vaccinations   10-17-2008, 10:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 473
Posted By **Cat**
I've always thought the writers of Sponge Bob...

I've always thought the writers of Sponge Bob were http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/treehugger.gif:

http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif:

I swore up and...
Forum: February 2009   10-15-2008, 10:13 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,005
Posted By **Cat**
You're not alone... of course, it's easy for me...

You're not alone... of course, it's easy for me since I already have 16 month old twins. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/winky.gif

Well, I did get ONE thing. I got a pair of...
Forum: Lactivism   10-15-2008, 10:11 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,942
Posted By **Cat**
I voted as well. I support breastfeeding,...

I voted as well.

I support breastfeeding, but I think breastfeeding a school age child is a bit odd.
Forum: Vaccinations   10-15-2008, 09:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 832
Posted By **Cat**
What?! That just sounds like scare tactics...

What?!

That just sounds like scare tactics to me.
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   10-15-2008, 09:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,578
Posted By **Cat**
Hello fellow twin mama! I haven't read all...

Hello fellow twin mama!

I haven't read all the responses so please forgive me if this is a repeat, but do you think it might be time for cribs? You can get cribs new, used, whatnot- but I know...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-15-2008, 07:01 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,558
Posted By **Cat**
I have twins and here is the best of the worst. ...

I have twins and here is the best of the worst.


This advice given when they were around 2 weeks old:

"Don't hold them unless they're being fed and don't pick them up except for diaper...
Forum: Homebirth   10-15-2008, 06:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,183
Posted By **Cat**
My husband has the same reservations about...

My husband has the same reservations about homebirth which is why it's just not going to be an option for me- period. Well, unless the baby comes so fast that I don't have time to make it to the...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   10-15-2008, 06:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,132
Posted By **Cat**
My girls have both watched Baby Einstein and I...

My girls have both watched Baby Einstein and I don't limit their TV at all, they can either choose to watch it or not, and they're both advanced.

That being said, I don't think your son is behind...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   10-15-2008, 06:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,655
Posted By **Cat**
I don't blame you for not wanting to take them...

I don't blame you for not wanting to take them in unless there is an issue.

That place is a germy mess. Yuck!
Forum: Birth and Beyond   10-15-2008, 06:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 431
Posted By **Cat**
The fact that you needed a c-section might give...

The fact that you needed a c-section might give you more sway with her, explain how unpleasant they can be.

I hope you can change her mind.

Sadly, I do think inductions are becoming the norm....
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   10-15-2008, 05:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,119
Posted By **Cat**
I always let them unattended in the co-sleeper...

I always let them unattended in the co-sleeper until we stopped co-sleeping.

My twins were swaddled for a looooong time, though. Like 7 months for one and 6 months for the other....
Forum: Lactivism   10-15-2008, 05:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 584
Posted By **Cat**
OMG!!!! I would report her. Seriously,...

OMG!!!!

I would report her. Seriously, that's just WRONG! From a LACTATION CONSULTANT?! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/irked.gif:
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   10-15-2008, 04:59 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,316
Posted By **Cat**
Quote: Originally Posted by Nature...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Nature http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12382556)
long and rambly.. sorry..

Ivy and a little...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   10-15-2008, 04:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 572
Posted By **Cat**
Thanks both of you! I'm looking for any and...

Thanks both of you!

I'm looking for any and all tips to help! I think she's just biting out of an urge to bite, and I'm going to remember to always hand her something she can bite. That's a great...
Forum: February 2009   10-15-2008, 02:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 528
Posted By **Cat**
Hey there! I'm in Maine too. I was huge in...

Hey there! I'm in Maine too.

I was huge in the wintertime in my last pregnancy since I had twins... they were born in June. lol

Well, anyhow, I just wore my regular coat but I used the bottom...
Forum: Parenting   10-15-2008, 01:31 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,855
Posted By **Cat**
My girls have tasted coffee. ...

My girls have tasted coffee.

http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/bag.gif:
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-15-2008, 01:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 396
Posted By **Cat**
I admire her for quitting hollywood and becoming...

I admire her for quitting hollywood and becoming a full-time mom, and not using a night nanny, and all that.

Good for her. Apparently not everyone in the Spears family is a trainwreck....
Forum: Parenting Multiples   10-15-2008, 01:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 488
Posted By **Cat**
If they're kicking the placenta or placentas...

If they're kicking the placenta or placentas then it would probably be harder to feel them.

I felt my twins and singleton at 14 weeks believe it or not... but I think that's uncommon.
...
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   10-15-2008, 12:55 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,130
Posted By **Cat**
I don't understand how you could forget your...

I don't understand how you could forget your baby in your car. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/irked.gif:
Forum: Gentle Discipline   10-15-2008, 12:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 572
Posted By **Cat**
One of my 16 month old twin girls has been...

One of my 16 month old twin girls has been nipping me lately. She hasn't nipped anyone else, and I felt inside her mouth and she does have two giant molars coming in so I imagine her urge to bite...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   10-08-2008, 07:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,346
Posted By **Cat**
I thought the commercials were a joke at first.

I thought the commercials were a joke at first.
Forum: Co-sleeping and the Family Bed   10-08-2008, 06:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 317
Posted By **Cat**
He might be ready to sleep independently... ...

He might be ready to sleep independently...

We did the same sidecar thing with our twins until 10 months. One of our girls started waking up at night a lot, and she was our better of the two...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-08-2008, 06:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 736
Posted By **Cat**
Gah! Stuff like this drives me nuts. Not...

Gah! Stuff like this drives me nuts.

Not what you did, your pediatrician! I'm not a fan of my pediatrician because he is so pro-vaccine but one thing he never did was ask me how the girls slept...
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