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Forum: Parenting Multiples   07-06-2011, 02:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,370
Posted By GoodUserNamesTaken
It's true, that my perception of how often I...

It's true, that my perception of how often I nurse them is much less than it is. I nurse them, no matter what, before nap, after nap, in the morning, before sleep, and a few times at night, and then...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   06-19-2011, 10:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,649
Posted By GoodUserNamesTaken
Hello,   I lurk here often, but don't think...

Hello,
 
I lurk here often, but don't think I've posted in this part of the forums yet. I am in desperate need of a pep talk.
 
First, a little about me:
1) I have an almost 12 yr old, a 9 yr...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   06-18-2011, 12:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,370
Posted By GoodUserNamesTaken
Yes, I try to distract them with offers of juice...

Yes, I try to distract them with offers of juice or food. Sometimes that works, but lots of time I give them the juice or food, and then, two minutes later, they are back to wanting to nurse. No...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   06-15-2011, 10:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,370
Posted By GoodUserNamesTaken
Hello, I haven't been here in awhile (the lack...

Hello,
I haven't been here in awhile (the lack of a cursor in the text book drives me crazy), but I have a question that I think this is the best place for!
I have two sweet toddlers, that will be...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-17-2011, 11:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,295
Posted By GoodUserNamesTaken
I can read a book a week, but my husband never...

I can read a book a week, but my husband never could. And my kids just do not read that fast. When it comes to reading goals for my kids, my main wish is that they spend at least a particular amount...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   04-14-2011, 11:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,295
Posted By GoodUserNamesTaken
 While the list of books is cool, I'm not sure...


While the list of books is cool, I'm not sure how you can really read 40 books in a year, not those books anyway. The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit, for example, are thick books. You'd have to...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-15-2011, 11:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 448
Posted By GoodUserNamesTaken
Thanks everyone for your responses. I do use...

Thanks everyone for your responses. I do use lubricant, a LOT... it doesn't help much. :( 
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-15-2011, 02:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 448
Posted By GoodUserNamesTaken
Hello,   I  think I heard a baby upstairs,...

Hello,
 
I  think I heard a baby upstairs, so I must be fast! But I have two questions for the moms who were breastfeeding for awhile...
 
1) When did you get your period back? And how did it...
Forum: Stay at Home Parents   02-04-2011, 02:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,982
Posted By GoodUserNamesTaken
Just wanted to say I'm so glad to read all these...

Just wanted to say I'm so glad to read all these responses. Here I thought I was the only SAHM/homeschooling parent who doesn't play with their kids every second of the day. I spend time on the...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   12-21-2010, 08:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 856
Posted By GoodUserNamesTaken
I'm taking domparidone, since the babies were...

I'm taking domparidone, since the babies were three weeks old. It allowed me to drop all supplements within one week for the boy, and within two weeks with the girl. But I was pumping as much as I...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   11-23-2010, 01:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,246
Posted By GoodUserNamesTaken
Yay!!! I'm so glad things are better and that...

Yay!!! I'm so glad things are better and that you got so much help! :)
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   11-17-2010, 10:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 358
Posted By GoodUserNamesTaken
Congrats on your twins! I can say that I...

Congrats on your twins! I can say that I honestly know how you feel -- I have 10 month old twins. I was in your place not too long ago! I have an 11 yr old and a 9 yr old (they were 10 and 8 back in...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   10-22-2010, 06:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,560
Posted By GoodUserNamesTaken
Thank you for writing this, and thank you for...

Thank you for writing this, and thank you for all the replies, too. I was coming here to whine about how hard everything is, and it's comforting to see I'm not the only one struggling!

To the OP,...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-20-2010, 08:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 333
Posted By GoodUserNamesTaken
Michelle, I can relate! My boys are 11 and...

Michelle,

I can relate! My boys are 11 and almost 9, and we are also doing more this year. I also work from home, and have 8 month old twins - so I understand overwhelm feelings!

I'm really...
Forum: Women's Health   10-12-2010, 04:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 295
Posted By GoodUserNamesTaken
Hello, My twins and I have thrush, and I'm...

Hello,

My twins and I have thrush, and I'm trying to beat it. I tried taking a probiotic last night before bed, and I felt HORRIBLE.. !! Nausea, dizziness, severe anxiety... it was miserable. And...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   08-01-2010, 10:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 657
Posted By GoodUserNamesTaken
Hello, everyone, I was wondering if anyone...

Hello, everyone,

I was wondering if anyone else experienced feelings of isolation with twins?

My babies are 6 months old, and I am SO happy to have them. That said, I also feel really isolated...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   07-06-2010, 08:56 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,658
Posted By GoodUserNamesTaken
I just wanted to add to the choir of voices...

I just wanted to add to the choir of voices saying it is SO normal! And I'm so glad to see you wrote about this, as I also felt guilty for not being over-the-moon re: having twins.

I had told my...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   07-06-2010, 02:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,451
Posted By GoodUserNamesTaken
I'm sorry, AM....

I'm sorry, AM. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngtongue.gif The truth hurts, eh?

I'm guessing you also don't want to hear that my twins are almost 6 months old, and we have...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   07-05-2010, 06:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,451
Posted By GoodUserNamesTaken
In the last three months, I think we did it...

In the last three months, I think we did it maybe... three times? Maybe? Once a month? And I hated every time... I only did it to please my husband. It hurt, I was uncomfortable, it wasn't fun, and...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   05-20-2010, 06:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,355
Posted By GoodUserNamesTaken
it's 1 am, and I need to go to bed, but I wanted...

it's 1 am, and I need to go to bed, but I wanted to say my house is a HUGE mess, and it drives me crazy. I was happy to see this thread here, as I really relate. It helps to know I'm not alone...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   04-26-2010, 01:20 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 7,588
Posted By GoodUserNamesTaken
Oh cool, a moving support thread! Just found it...

Oh cool, a moving support thread! Just found it today http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif

We're in the middle of a move, things are so nuts! We have to be in a temp...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   04-25-2010, 04:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 598
Posted By GoodUserNamesTaken
That's awesome!!!!

That's awesome!!!!
Forum: Parenting Multiples   04-23-2010, 07:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 537
Posted By GoodUserNamesTaken
Hi all, Just when things started to get...

Hi all,

Just when things started to get much easier, my babies hit their 12 wk growth spurt. and oh boy! It's been two days of CRAZINESS, I feel like they are nursing constantly, and I need to...
Forum: Diapering   04-19-2010, 10:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 575
Posted By GoodUserNamesTaken
Diaper Rite prefolds I have a front loading...

Diaper Rite prefolds

I have a front loading HE washing machine. I put it in, run a "quick wash" at 30 C w a little detergent, and then another longer, stronger cycle at 90 C with detergent, and...
Forum: Diapering   04-19-2010, 02:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 575
Posted By GoodUserNamesTaken
I wash them every 2 to 3 days, which is supposed...

I wash them every 2 to 3 days, which is supposed to be ok, and yet, my diapers have mold spots on them! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif

Why is that?! Any...
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