Positive ParentingHow Can I Use Positive Parenting To Help My Children Deal With the 911 Attack?
As a young person, I never imagined that certain days of my life would change me forever. I can remember only a few bad days in the past 10 years significant enough to leave a lasting impression. There was the day that I got a call that my father had passed away from cancer. I [...]
Kids Videos View From 2 Plus 2: What Can Kids Do With Jello and Some Imagination?
Are you a mom of twins, triplets, quadruplets or more? Maybe you have a singleton, as us moms of multiples call you We do have one thing in common and that is keeping our little ones busy especially during the long hot summers. Let’s face it, singletons, twins and triplets can be so cute at [...]
Kids Chat The View From 2 Plus 2: What Is It Like To Be One Of Quadruplets?
When you’re wondering how your multiples will feel about being one of many, the best way to tell is from other multiples. Maybe your children are too young to tell you or maybe they’ve not yet been born, and you can’t ask them. You can listen and watch how my quadruplet girls feel about being [...]
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High Risk PregnancyPart 5 Worrying What to Expect When Expecting Multiples: How Can You Prepare For Getting Around With Your Babies When You Are Pregnant With Triplets?
This is another post in this series of what to expect when expecting multiples. In an earlier post, we discussed the kinds of questions that arise while you are pregnant with triplets. One question I worried about when expecting my multiples was “How do I get the babies from place to place by myself?” Well [...]
Part 4 – What to Expect When You Are Expecting: How Can You Prepare When You Are Pregnant With Triplets For Hiring Caregiving Support?
I am going to continue my series on What to Expect When You Are Expecting by discussing what types of caregiving support you may want to get when you are pregnant with triplets. Are you weak as a jellyfish from being on bed rest while pregnant with triplets? Are you tired from traveling back and [...]
Part 3 Worrying What To Expect When Expecting Multiples: Pregnant With Triplets and Wondering Where Your Babies Will Sleep?
Today I would like to continue tips and tricks suggestions from my series on What To Expect When Expecting Multiples. As you recall, we were discussing the questions that arise when you’re pregnant with triplets and thinking about what to do once you bring the triplets home. Such questions as: Where will they sleep? Cribs [...]
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Multiple BirthsPart 6 Worrying What To Expect When Expecting Multiples: How Do You Organize Help To Care For Your Babies?
Another worry you can have about what to expect when expecting is organizing your help after the babies come home. When I was pregnant with quadruplets I didn’t even think about if I would have help, much less how to organize it. To be honest, I did not know what to expect when expecting my [...]
Part 2 Worrying What To Expect When Expecting Multiples: How Do You Get Your Babies To Sleep Through The Night?
Today I would like to continue my series on What To Expect When Expecting Multiples. Now, hold on to your hats . . . but newborn babies don’t sleep at night! Really??? Yes… Now I am just joking around, but really when there are 2, 3, 4 or more babies at home it is very [...]
Part 1 Worrying What To Expect When Expecting Multiples: How Do You Take Care of Your Infants While Feeding Your Family?
I had a very interesting weekend recently. I meet two different moms who had young twins. One mom I met at a grocery store; the other at the hospital. I exchanged a conversation with each mom. It brought back some fond — and not so fond — memories of when my quadruplets were infants. Each [...]
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Creative MemoriesWhere Can You Find Inspiration About Positive Parenting and Saying Yes To Kids?
Are you a parent and finding it difficult to stay positive with your kids? Maybe you just need a little encouragement in the form of a poem. Or maybe you just like poems for inspiring you to do positive parenting? If so, I have one for you. I found this poem on several websites and [...]
How Can You Use Thank You Cards To Make Creative Memories?
Let me tell you a little story . . . You’re a mother of triplets, and you are so excited about your boys turning three. You have their birthday party, and your children get all these wonderful gifts. Then all of a sudden you realize, “Oh my goodness, I’m going to have to send out [...]
How Can The Morning Blessing Make Creative Memories?
You know how sometimes when you are making creative memories you do it on purpose? Like when planning a party, vacation or special event. Other times they seem to happen by accident . . . Take for instance what I call “The Morning Blessing.” I remember a typical morning with my then three-year-old quadruplet girls. [...]
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