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  1. Thread: Big Kid Bed

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    From your post I am thinking that you won't have...

    From your post I am thinking that you won't have two separate sleeping spaces (toddler bed and crib) to work with but are rather planning on converting the one to the other so what we did may not...
  2. Thread: Self weaning?

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    My twins self weaned at 14 and 17 months...

    My twins self weaned at 14 and 17 months respectively although at that point they were basically only nursing at night. I was not at all emotionally ready (even though they were so 'old') but they...
  3. Thread: Crafty mamas?

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    These knitted pants are adorable and I want to...

    These knitted pants are adorable and I want to make them for my daughter but I don't know when I'll manage to get around to it. She is 3 months tomorrow but my goal is to have them finished by the...
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    I heard the same similarities with Leo and Eloise...

    I heard the same similarities with Leo and Eloise as oregano7. But I do think think that Margo and Leo is a bit rhymey. However if it is a name you love I would go for it anyway. And no, I don't...
  5. Thread: Birth Plan

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    For us the most useful thing about the birth plan...

    For us the most useful thing about the birth plan was actually sitting down to have to try to put in to words how we hoped things would go. Ultimately we knew that for us we would be ok with whatever...
  6. Thread: Is It Twins?!

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    With my twin boys (first pregnancy) I had little...

    With my twin boys (first pregnancy) I had little to no morning sickness. With my second it was definitely worse. I read in a few places (for example:...
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    Our boys have shared a room since birth (twins)...

    Our boys have shared a room since birth (twins) and they are fine with it. But I know several other families who have had siblings (both single and mixed genders) share a room. I don't know the...
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    We have loved our mountain buggy (great on...

    We have loved our mountain buggy (great on cobblestones!) which we had with our twins. Still going strong after 3.5 years of intense use. Now we have a Kronan Duo S for our newest addition and love...
  9. Thread: Audrey it is

    by zaelia
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    Audrey it is

    On December 7, three days late but suddenly in a big hurry to be born our daughter, Audrey Sofia, arrived. She is 53 cm long and 4.45 kg and came after 3.5 hours of labor, only 45 minutes of which...
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    I am American and definitely thought of the...

    I am American and definitely thought of the character first. We live in Sweden and my children went to preschool with a little Swedish girl named Tintin. I definitely thought it was a bit unique and...
  11. Poll: Thanks ajh! I was at the midwife this morning and...

    Thanks ajh! I was at the midwife this morning and delivery does not appear to be imminent unfortunately so it seems we have a bit longer to wait before we can meet her and make our final decision......
  12. Poll: Thanks everyone for your responses! As many...

    Thanks everyone for your responses! As many people have said, I think Eleanor and Audrey are the best options, partly because I don't want both names to end in -a, but this problem doesn't bother my...
  13. Poll: Due tomorrow. Please vote to give us feedback if you have a moment.

    Hello (again) Berries! I sincerely hope this is my last post before posting our final choice in the birth announcements forum. :) We are due tomorrow with our daughter and my husband and I have...
  14. I completely agree with how justkate03 phrased...

    I completely agree with how justkate03 phrased it- collect names that sound good to you! For much of the pregnancy, my husband and I just kept separate running lists of things we found interesting or...
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    I wouldn't do it unless it was important for them...

    I wouldn't do it unless it was important for them to have that connection to each other. But it is definitely better for middles than firsts!
  16. I think Alice works beautifully with your other...

    I think Alice works beautifully with your other children's names! That would be my top choice for you. I don't know if I get a European vibe from Theo and Klara, but we live in northern Europe and...
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    Are you looking for a norwegian first name or...

    Are you looking for a norwegian first name or just anything that works well with Birgitta?
  18. Thread: Bilingual kids

    by zaelia
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    *Sorry for the long reply* :) I'm sure there...

    *Sorry for the long reply* :)

    I'm sure there is lots of research that can tell you better than I can, but yes, I think our strategy is working out very well for our family. It felt odd to me to...
  19. Thread: Bilingual kids

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    I am bilingual (English/Swedish) after spending a...

    I am bilingual (English/Swedish) after spending a year abroad during high school. My husband and I now live in Sweden and our 3 year olds are bilingual as well. I had the best of intentions of doing...
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    I think there are some old threads in the mom...

    I think there are some old threads in the mom forum that have a lot of information. For example...
    http://nameberry.com/nametalk/threads/144558-Cloth-Diapers
    and ...
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    The absolute best advice we received when we were...

    The absolute best advice we received when we were making this transition a year ago was to keep the crib as a backup and let our twin boys choose for a while where they wanted to sleep. This allowed...
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    Our last name does start with a Z, but when it is...

    Our last name does start with a Z, but when it is said out loud I think it sounds very much like 'cinnamon'- very similar beginning sound, similar syllable pattern etc. In practice though I don't...
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    Thanks everyone for your responses! I think it...

    Thanks everyone for your responses! I think it bothers me too much so we'll keep it as a backup to our backups, but since we both also like Audrey that will most likely be our first choice. (The...
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    Alice 'Cinnamon'?

    Hello Berries,

    We are in the final weeks of our pregnancy and are in the process final revisions to our name list for our daughter. Here is my conundrum..

    Both my husband and I like the name...
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    I think Olive is the perfect spunky name to match...

    I think Olive is the perfect spunky name to match siblings Jack and Ruby!
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