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Forum: Parenting Multiples   11-13-2011, 02:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 453
Posted By JanineRivera
I have posted about this a couple times and now...

I have posted about this a couple times and now coming back for more.  I am just soooo tired and unsure of myself ... are we doing something wrong?  I feel like a bit of a failure when it comes to...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-05-2011, 01:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,240
Posted By JanineRivera
My dd is 3 too and we just went through a...

My dd is 3 too and we just went through a complete family break down due to her extreme behavior and after enforcing some firm rules and consistent discipline we are in a much better place.  I think...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-05-2011, 01:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 210
Posted By JanineRivera
Just wanted to let u know that u r not alone....

Just wanted to let u know that u r not alone.  This sounds like normal 3 year old behavior to me ... my dd does the same things.  I am thinking that a few sips of coffee is not harmful but I am no...
Forum: Breastfeeding   10-30-2011, 03:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 400
Posted By JanineRivera
I have 8 week old twins and they eat sometimes...

I have 8 week old twins and they eat sometimes every hour so u r not alone in that regard.  It can be so exhausting to be nursing all day but it is so worth it!!  i wish my babes would go a little...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-30-2011, 01:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,159
Posted By JanineRivera
So am I alone on this then? :)

So am I alone on this then? :)
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-29-2011, 02:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,159
Posted By JanineRivera
My 8 week old twin girls usually sleep a good...

My 8 week old twin girls usually sleep a good stretch (3-5 hrs) in the beginning of the night but seem to be restless the rest of the night.  They don't seem to go back into a deep sleep??  Should I...
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-11-2011, 04:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,669
Posted By JanineRivera
Hi Mamas:)   Ok so help me here please ......

Hi Mamas:)
 
Ok so help me here please ... my 3 yo dd has started waking at night again, a lot!!!  She has always gone through cycles of sleeping through the night for a couple weeks and then back...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   09-22-2011, 11:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,550
Posted By JanineRivera
Thank u everyone for ur responses!  It is nice...

Thank u everyone for ur responses!  It is nice to know I am not alone.  Unfortunately things have gotten worse and I am no longer getting a long stretch at the beginning of the night ... they are...
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-22-2011, 08:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,028
Posted By JanineRivera
I did post about this a week or so ago and got...

I did post about this a week or so ago and got some nice responses but I am feeling really crazy right now ... I might lose my mind.  Why won't they sleep for more than 45mins at a time around the...
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-20-2011, 06:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 664
Posted By JanineRivera
Thank u Comtessa for the reassurance!!  I have...

Thank u Comtessa for the reassurance!!  I have only given them gripe water and I did take them to see a Pediatric Osteopath who is great but nothing else.  We will just wait it out and see:)  I do...
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-19-2011, 08:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 664
Posted By JanineRivera
yes, BFing ... it could be an overactive let...

yes, BFing ... it could be an overactive let down.  What do u do for that?  
Forum: Life With a Baby   09-19-2011, 10:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 664
Posted By JanineRivera
My little girls seem to been in pain ......

My little girls seem to been in pain ... constantly wiggling and grunting.  Their whole body tenses up.  They fart quite a lot but for the last few days have not been pooing much.  What is it?...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   09-13-2011, 03:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,550
Posted By JanineRivera
Hi:)  I have nearly 2 week old twins and...

Hi:)  I have nearly 2 week old twins and wondering if it is to be expected to be doubly tired?  I am just wondering what other twin mom's do to get some sleep at night.  Right now they start out the...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-13-2011, 03:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 554
Posted By JanineRivera
I am going to lose my mind.  I have 2 week old...

I am going to lose my mind.  I have 2 week old twins and a 3 year old.  I need her to be able to fall asleep at nap time on her own.  We have over the past few months slowly moved from laying with...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   08-21-2011, 08:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 887
Posted By JanineRivera
Thanks Ladies for letting me know that I am not...

Thanks Ladies for letting me know that I am not alone:)  I am trying really hard to be more patient but it doesn't always work out that way with all these raging hormones!!
Forum: The Childhood Years   08-14-2011, 05:14 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 7,608
Posted By JanineRivera
It has taken me a couple of days to read through...

It has taken me a couple of days to read through all the posts but they have been so helpful.  I just feel so terrible after using ultimatums and yelling to get my dd to do something or stop...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   08-10-2011, 08:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 887
Posted By JanineRivera
I have a 3 year old daughter and I am expecting...

I have a 3 year old daughter and I am expecting twin girls in Sept.  For the last 2 weeks she has been much more needy and not wanting to be at preschool.  She was loving preschool for a few weeks...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-10-2011, 08:35 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 305
Posted By JanineRivera
I have a 3 year old daughter and I am expecting...

I have a 3 year old daughter and I am expecting twin girls in Sept.  For the last 2 weeks she has been much more needy and not wanting to be at preschool.  She was loving preschool for a few weeks...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-07-2011, 07:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 489
Posted By JanineRivera
We used the Maxi Cosi stroller system that can...

We used the Maxi Cosi stroller system that can be used with the infant seat or a toddler seat.  You can switch the toddler seat to face in or out.  This is the only stroller we owned for a long time...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-06-2011, 06:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 540
Posted By JanineRivera
Just wanted to chime in and tell you that you...

Just wanted to chime in and tell you that you are not alone.  Today is actually my dd's 3rd birthday and we had THE worst morning ever.  I was so excited to surprise her with a playhouse and she...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   07-21-2011, 04:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,869
Posted By JanineRivera
Thank you so much ladies for the kind words and...

Thank you so much ladies for the kind words and encouragement.  I was just so excited about seeing my babies today and then was greatly disappointed to find out that I wouldn't learn anything and on...
Forum: Parenting Multiples   07-21-2011, 09:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,869
Posted By JanineRivera
So, I just had an ultrasound for anatomy...

So, I just had an ultrasound for anatomy measuring and was told that by the technician that she couldn't share with me the results because she wasn't a doctor.  It just felt so unfriendly and...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-18-2011, 09:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 458
Posted By JanineRivera
I am very intrigued by this topic and took the...

I am very intrigued by this topic and took the survey.  I can see that you and your professor have put a lot of time and effort into creating it but I wanted to let you know that I think that the...
Forum: September 2011   07-08-2011, 07:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 437
Posted By JanineRivera
We use and love Bumgenius.  We plan on...

We use and love Bumgenius.  We plan on continuing with them for the twins.  Definitely get the ones with snaps ... the velcro will not last.  We even dry our covers even though it is recommended to...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-04-2011, 02:47 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,404
Posted By JanineRivera
Ok ... here is what we did for my dd's 2nd...

Ok ... here is what we did for my dd's 2nd birthday, not sure if it will work well for a 4 year old but I am thinking of doing it again for her 3rd ... so on the invitation we asked that everyone...
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