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"REAL Housewife" raising next generation of "Jacka$$" boys. I answer frantic 12 yr old questions like "I just want to know if these LITTLE FISH that are going 2 shoot out of my pee-pee R liquid or a solid?" Twin babies turn into twins who take...

How do you split your time so that all your children get enough attention?

Do have any tips for handling sibling rivalry?

Moms of multiples are often experts at multitasking. Have you discovered a shortcut or trick that all moms could use?

What's your funniest potty training story?

Abbie

Forgot to tell them to keep their heads out of the toilet. http://allthatmakesyou.wordpress.com/ While my husband was in residency we had the twins in a preschool program that was run through the public schools. The school system had many requirements that included the children being “bathroom independent”. This means they require no assistance in the restroom. I walked in the classroom one day to pick up the boys when the teachers suggested that all of the parents of boys to take the boys home and put them right in the bath. The teacher was smiling and could barely say it without laughing. I waited until all the other parents left the room, (my morbid curiosity as both my boys were wet) and approached the teachers. I said something like, “OK, I know mine were part of whatever went down today. What exactly happened?” The teachers suddenly had a confused look on their faces and one said, “Well, I was in the hall waiting for the boys to finish their bathroom break and they were taking a little longer than usual. I decided it was getting way too loud in there so I opened the boys bathroom and…I don’t understand why…I mean they were laughing and…ALL OF THE BOYS WERE STICKING THEIR HEADS IN THE URINALS AND FLICKING THEIR HAIR AT EACH OTHER AND LAUGHING!” Whhhhaaaaattttttt????? Then suddenly I figured out what would make them do this and I knew that mine had started it. The night before, to keep them busy, I put a couple inches of water in the bath and dyed it BLUE and gave them toy sailboats and they were pushing them around. I told them we were playing “ocean”. I was busy changing sheets when I heard them getting loud and when I walked into our bathroom they were leaning over the side of the bathtub and were dipping their hair in the blue “ocean” water (the color of blue urinal thingys) and flicking it at each other and laughing like fraternity boys half way through a keg. So mine were to blame and since it was pretty funny and since I never really got along with “teachers” I said, “oh, that’s my fault. Whenever one of them has an accident in their pants I dunk their head in the toilet to teach them a lesson.” And then I walked away. What are they thinking leaving a bathroom full of boys unattended?! If you liked my story stop by and my new blog. It is called "All that makes you..." I am trying to give people a place to go and read a short story that makes them smile or laugh. A story they can relate to because we are all part of some kind of family. Add it to your mobile to visit while your sitting in the car pick up/drop off line or on the side of a practice field and want something to make you smile after you read the news. Thanks for reading and I hope you have all that makes you.
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Please share a link to a photo of your child's funniest drawing.

Abbie

There are reasons I am not a PTO mom, or a scissor mom, (the ones that come to school to cut things out). The reasons are because my kids think its funny to make a pasta skeleton and put macaroni testicals and rotinini pee-pee and spaghetti BONE? I asked what the spaghetti was and he said, “That’s the bone in the pee-pee“. I clearly have more to worry about, judging from this picture, but…. FOR THE LOVE OF GOD WE HAVE STANDARDS. YOU DAD IS A BONE DOCTOR! HOW CAN YOU NOT KNOW THERE ARE NO BONES IN YOUR PEE-PEE? I take a few deep breaths. I put it into perspective. There are three types of pasta that makes up the noodle guys junk (oh and we know it’s a noodle GUY, right) but the dude has no feet. If you have girls your daughter is probably putting shoes on her Barbies feet right now and I have an anatomically (in)correct footless pasta dude on my fridge. Copy and paste this address to see it in all its glory. http://allthatmakesyou.files.wordpress.com/2012/03/img_0546.jpg
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What's the funniest thing your child has ever said?

Abbie

We have twin boys that wouldn't stop asking EXACTLY how the labrador dad got the lab in our "labradoodle." This was the moment we were waiting for to explain the birds and the bees. I didn't expect to be alone with them in a drive thru. After my "sex education 101" in a chicken joint parking lot they sat open mouthed and silent. There was head tilts and scrunched noses and finally one of the boys said, "Aren't you glad you only had to do THAT once to get two babies?"
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