Mothering Forums - Search Results

Showing results 1 to 25 of 250
Search took 1.18 seconds.
Search: Keyword(s): ; Posts Made By: mylilmonkeys
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-28-2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 13,205
Posted By mylilmonkeys
Congratulations, Sophigirl!  Sounds like you've...

Congratulations, Sophigirl!  Sounds like you've been through a scary time.  I love your girls' names.  Sending good wishes and prayers your way for an uneventful and as short as possible stay in the...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-12-2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 13,205
Posted By mylilmonkeys
We've cloth diapered all our kids, including the...

We've cloth diapered all our kids, including the twins, except for #1.  It is so super easy with newborns.  Because the poo is so highly liquid, you don't need to pre-rinse it, just throw it into...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   03-05-2013, 10:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 853
Posted By mylilmonkeys
I can understand how overwhelming this news must...

I can understand how overwhelming this news must be.  Raising multiples is intense.   Are you sure you can handle the psychological stress of a reduction?  You have enough time to put support plans...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-25-2013, 09:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 951
Posted By mylilmonkeys
I wish I could separate mine right now.  But as...

I wish I could separate mine right now.  But as it is, they room in with older sister.  Lucy is my bright-eyed little girl who doesn't seem to ever want or need to sleep.  Lily is just the opposite....
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-21-2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 639
Posted By mylilmonkeys
I think you'll know very, very soon.  LOL  Come...

I think you'll know very, very soon.  LOL  Come back and update us, whether you find out by birth or U/S. 
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-21-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 13,205
Posted By mylilmonkeys
Lovely photos and girls! :D

Lovely photos and girls! :D
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-13-2013, 07:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 264
Posted By mylilmonkeys
Almost all my gain was 2nd trimester.  I hardly...

Almost all my gain was 2nd trimester.  I hardly gained anything in the third trimester.  At one point, I got sick and actually lost weight for a couple weeks.  It just gets so hard to eat enough...
Forum: Spirituality   02-10-2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,327
Posted By mylilmonkeys
Welcome, Morgan!  

Welcome, Morgan!  
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-07-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 306
Posted By mylilmonkeys
No, I didn't have any scans before 19 weeks....

No, I didn't have any scans before 19 weeks.  That's the earliest I've ever had an Ultrasound, so I don't really know what is typical for earlier ones. :)
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-05-2013, 10:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 790
Posted By mylilmonkeys
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by HeatherB http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-05-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 139
Posted By mylilmonkeys
Welcome, from another mom of many.  My twins are...

Welcome, from another mom of many.  My twins are #7 and 8.  It is a lot like being a brand new mommy all over again, trying to figure out how to adjust and cope with two when you are so used to one...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-05-2013, 10:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 306
Posted By mylilmonkeys
Hi!  Congrats on your little one.  I don't know...

Hi!  Congrats on your little one.  I don't know anything about HCG levels, but measuring 2 weeks ahead is within normal and fluctuating heart rates is normal, too.  It could be that babe was in an...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-04-2013, 07:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 432
Posted By mylilmonkeys
Do they play well with their other siblings, or...

Do they play well with their other siblings, or is the gap too large?  Some of my kids definitely prefer each other's company to "outsiders", but we do have a unique situation where we live next to...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-04-2013, 07:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 779
Posted By mylilmonkeys
Mine are a month shy of turning 2!  I'm still in...

Mine are a month shy of turning 2!  I'm still in shock when I say that.  I love 4 year olds.  I think it is my favorite age.  They start becoming more cooperative and independent, but most of all...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-04-2013, 07:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 790
Posted By mylilmonkeys
I measured ahead right from the getgo.  I could...

I measured ahead right from the getgo.  I could palpate my uterus above my pubic bone at 8 weeks instead of the usual 10.  I was 4 cms ahead at my first prenatal ~13 weeks.  By the next appt I was...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   02-04-2013, 06:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 916
Posted By mylilmonkeys
We had three sets of names picked out, because...

We had three sets of names picked out, because we  chose not to find out sex beforehand.  I had a feeling I knew who was who by temperament, but I didn't officially decide unti I looked at the both...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   01-30-2013, 10:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 764
Posted By mylilmonkeys
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by jessmn http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   01-30-2013, 10:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 764
Posted By mylilmonkeys
It can happen as a result of a genetic mutation:...

It can happen as a result of a genetic mutation:
Quote:Except.... 
However, there have been a few reported cases of a genetic mutation in monozygotic male twins. For some reason, after the zygote...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   01-29-2013, 09:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 692
Posted By mylilmonkeys
We do not have the budget for a spendy stroller....

We do not have the budget for a spendy stroller.  When the twins came, we were still had the double from our two previous toddlers.  All we had to do was buy a second car seat attachment.  Ours is...
Forum: Birth Stories   01-29-2013, 08:22 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,278
Posted By mylilmonkeys
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by demeter888 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   01-29-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 764
Posted By mylilmonkeys
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by QMtwins http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   01-27-2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 14,150
Posted By mylilmonkeys
Great pictures!  Congratulations!!

Great pictures!  Congratulations!!
Forum: Birth Stories   01-24-2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,278
Posted By mylilmonkeys
I'm sorry your first birth went badly!  I know...

I'm sorry your first birth went badly!  I know how hard it can be to have a traumatic first birth and then try to make decisions about another impending birth.  Some of my births have gone very...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   01-24-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 764
Posted By mylilmonkeys
Yep, I had an older lady tell me how hard it was...

Yep, I had an older lady tell me how hard it was when her 11 mo was starting to walk while she was 9 mo pregnant.  I have kids close in age, too, but really, I never projected that it was hard like...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   01-23-2013, 11:07 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 786
Posted By mylilmonkeys
Hi Ladies!  I need to add our info.  My girls...

Hi Ladies!  I need to add our info.  My girls will be 2 in March.  How did that happen!!  I don't know how well I'll keep up, since I just started school full-time, but I'll pop in when I can.  To...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 250

 
Forum Jump: