Who's got 3 kids under 5? I am sure you are out there somewhere! I just found out I am expecting(Yea!) but I have a ds who will be four in July and a dd who will be 2 next week. So I am shaking in my boots at the thought of having 3 children all under the age of 5. So, I am looking for suggestions on organizing, budget (I'll be a sahm again), creative coping solutions :) any advice is welcome. Thanks in advance. Kate

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Vi356
Jun. 1, 2008 at 10:05 AM I have a son that is 5, a son that is 3, and a daughter that is 1. In some ways it is a little scary because they are so young, but its also so great because they are so close. They will always have someone to play with and always have a friend. And, within 6 years they will all be in college so hubby and I will have the house to ourselves!!!!! It is exspensive, especially in the diaper dept.. Anyone that can be potty trained should be, and I made my own babyfood, my kids wouldn't eat the jar food anyway. Are you planning on breast feeding?  I did with all 3 of mine and it was a wonderful experience. Send me a message and we'll talk, I have tons of stories about this, some not so funny but you've got to deal with the good and the bad. Good Luck!

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mamma...
Jun. 1, 2008 at 10:06 AM

First sit back and breath. It will be ok. I have three who are under five and there are days that it is hard but it gets better. Come by my page and check my sweeties out.

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jcamp...
Jun. 1, 2008 at 11:07 AM

YOU WILL BE FINE!!!  Embrace the craziness...I know, I know...I only have 1 under five, but I know that you will be fine!  Just relax and start thinking of names!  Are you going to find out the sex?

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ThePo...
Jun. 5, 2008 at 5:44 PM I have 4 under 5!!  I had 3 under 2 for a few months!  My house is always a mess!  I think humor helps alot and just being able to "roll with it" make sure you get "me" time find a sitter or someone to let you out sometimes (and sometimes "me" CAN be WITH one child or TWO) Heck sometimes just LEAVING my house makes me feel better I dont even have to leave the car!  (I havent gone in two months my car is broken :(.......... WAAAA)

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JoyeA...
Jun. 20, 2008 at 12:04 PM When my baby arrives in September, I will have a four year old, a two year old, and a new year old. I feel your panic. Hehehe.

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newha...
Jun. 29, 2008 at 8:28 PM i have a 2 year old....i got pregnant when he turned 4 months old and after my 2nd one...i got pregnent when my 2nd one was 8months old. so now i have a 2 year old a one year old and a 3week old baby!! its really hard for me, but i love them all!!! i teach them everything especially the older 2 and sesseme street is the best thing to distract them when you need some time to yourself..the reason i pick this show is caz my 2 year old is counting to 11 and my 1 year old counts to 3. also...i look foward to every sleep time they have. it will be okay. just stick with time outs when they need em' and soon they'll be smart and good....or so i think....?? im in the same boat......i just dont have time to freak out anymore...more silent tears then anything. 

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Teeja...
Jul. 24, 2008 at 12:11 PM

Hi kate, I had 3 under 5, Well actullly 2 years ago their ages were 1,3,5,5,and 6...CRAZY!!! My advice is go with the flow, But keep strong and TRY to keep sane. And only surround yourself with people who care and want to help if needed... Teejay602..(Tera)surrender

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