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woelfelyojo6's picture
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How Many Times...

I thought since we have all been posting more it might be fun to fill out a "survey"...these are just some things I do OVER and OVER and OVER and I thought it might be fun to see how many times we all do them ("misery" -not that I am miserable- loves company, right?)

How many times a day/night (in 24 hours) do you.....
1. Change a diaper
2. Put a child to sleep
3. Wake a child up (hopefully your answer is 0)
4. Lay down to sleep yourself
5. Wake up yourself
6. Wipe a nose/face/sticky hands
7. Say "No/not right now"
8. Say "Ok/Yes/Good Idea?"
9. Read a book
10. Praise your child
11. Turn the television on
12. Turn the television off
13. Listen to music A)childrens music B)music of your choosing
14. Clean up toys
15. Do dishes/fill the dishwasher
16. Go up/down stairs
17. Put in a load of laundry
18. "make a deal" (i.e. If you....then you can....)
19. Buckle/unbuckle a child in the car
20. Shop of any kind (grocery, clothing, random)
21. Brush your hair
22. Wash your face
23. Kiss your SO
24. Kiss your child(ren)
25. Hear "I love you"
26. Work out in some sort of way
27. Play Biggrin
28. Give your child(ren) milk (through a breast or a cup and any sort of milk)
29. Make a meal
30. Check facebook Wink

I have a bunch more, but lets start with these and see if anyone adds some

woelfelyojo6's picture
Joined: 01/15/09
Posts: 52

1. Change a diaper Between the 2 of them probably 10-12 times a day
2. Put a child to sleep Between the 2 of them: 2 times for Liam and probably 4-6 times for Eloise but that is just a guess for her
3. Wake a child up (hopefully your answer is 0)NEVER on purpose!! With having such awful sleep experiences I don't care when they get it, as long as they are getting it!
4. Lay down to sleep yourselfProbably 3 times a night (when I lay down, usually I am sitting in a recliner though and once during the day
5. Wake up yourselfI never wake up on my own will, someone is always waking me up, and most of those someones are under the age of 2
6. Wipe a nose/face/sticky handsSheesh, probably 5-10 times a day - Liam is a messy eater, thank God for our "only eat in the high chair/kitchen table" rule
7. Say "No/not right now"Who knows, I would guess 8-10 times a day. Liam is obsessed with water and sensory play. I love to let him do it but we can't do it a billion times a day
8. Say "Ok/Yes/Good Idea?"probably 3-5 times a day, I like asking what he wants to do and being able to say "yes" I make a point to try to say yes at least 5 times a day but it is sometimes hard!!
9. Read a bookYesterday we read book 18 times together! That is about average, he likes for me to read to him, then he immediately "reads" to Eloise! Love it
10. Praise your childI shoot for 12-15 times a day. I am consicous of it when I teach and it makes it easier to think to do it with Liam (and Eloise) I LOOOOVE giving them praise
11. Turn the television onOnce in the morning for him, and once in the evening for DH and I
12. Turn the television offOnce in the morning for him and Once in the evening for DH and I
13. Listen to music A)childrens musicWe don't listen to children's music everyday B)music of your choosingI have Pandora running most of the day, we like the Jack Johnson station, OAR station and Liam's favorite is the Black Eyed Peas station b/c he loves the "night night Good" song (tonights gonna be a good night) and "boom boom pow"
14. Clean up toysProbably 8 times a day - I know I should do it at nap time and bed time but it drives me bonkers!!! He has recently gotten into cleaning his toys which is nice, and another opportunity for me to praise him!!
15. Do dishes/fill the dishwasheronce or twice a day! we never eat out anymore b/c of money stuff and DH and i are both on weight watchers, that makes a lot of dishes every day!!
16. Go up/down stairsInside usually twice a day, if we go outside it is countless number of times - we have a deck in the back and a deck in the front of our house, stairs everywhere Beee
17. Put in a load of laundryone or two times a day
18. "make a deal" (i.e. If you....then you can....)I try not to do this but probably 2-3 times a day...our big one now is "if you take your dinosaur medicine (his nebulizer) you can have a popscicle (sp?)"
19. Buckle/unbuckle a child in the carUGH!! This is the whole reason I hate leaving the house, it takes too da*n long to get the kiddos in and out of the car! BLAH!!!
20. Shop of any kind (grocery, clothing, random)I only do this when DH is around, I typcially only leave the house 1-2 times a week for this, and maybe one other time if I am sending him to the sitters (usually so I can grocery shop/doc visit/shop without him)
21. Brush your hairNever to twice a day, but mostly never...thank God for ponytails
22. Wash your faceOnce in the shower (assuming I get a shower in everyday - its an every other day schedule lately
23. Kiss your SOI would say 5-8 times a day average, we are pretty affectionate but it has not been as much lately (i am not talking full on makeout session here)
24. Kiss your child(ren)I shoot for 10, 000 times a day and usually end up around 500 or so!! Wink Forreal though, if you have seen Eloise's cheeks you would understand and I literally kiss them all day long - and Liam wants in on that action so I get his adorable chin about 300 times a day, too!! Wink
25. Hear "I love you"DH probably tells me about 5-6 times a day and Liam says it at bed/nap time and if we part from each other, I get a random "la you Mommy" but not everyday
26. Work out in some sort of wayHA!!
27. Play several hundred times a day. Liam's current favorite game besides hiding and nighty night game is "hello" where he holds one toy(or shoe or cup) and I get another and we have a conversation which always starts with "hallo"
28. Give your child(ren) milk (through a breast or a cup and any sort of milk)4 1/2 sippys with Liam and probably 6-8 times a day BFing with Eloise
29. Make a mealI would say 3 times a day and 2-3 snacks
30. Check facebook Embarassing - probably 5-6 times s day

woelfelyojo6's picture
Joined: 01/15/09
Posts: 52

Ok, so I just read back through mine and it took forever...

I would love to read everyone's responses, but if you are getting tired brain maybe just pick 5 at a time to answer and post that way. It will help get your posts higher anyway Blum 3

This is what I read when I nurse, though, so if you answer all 30, i will be reading them for sure!!

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Joined: 10/29/07
Posts: 49

How many times a day/night (in 24 hours) do you.....
1. Change a diaper Five or six times, depending on how many poops she has, and if she wants to try to use the toilet.

2. Put a child to sleep In theory just twice for each (nap and bedtime). In reality, at least four times each, usually more.

3. Wake a child up (hopefully your answer is 0) Two. If they aren't up, I always wake them up from their nap around four. Katie will usually get up at least once at night.

4. Lay down to sleep yourself. Twice. Once when I go to bed, and once when Katie goes back to bed at night.

5. Wake up yourself Four or five. I don't sleep well.

6. Wipe a nose/face/sticky hands. A billion times. J/K, but it is a lot. I'd guess at least twenty. Katie has a cold frequently, Miriam has allergies, and Katie is a messy, messy eater.

7. Say "No/not right now" Four or five. Usually when the girls want to do something but we don't have time because we're getting ready to leave the house, or I'm getting ready to make a meal.

8. Say "Ok/Yes/Good Idea?" Nine or ten. Miriam ask permission before she does most things for some reason, so I say yes you can do that a lot.

9. Read a book It varies. At least four or five times, but it can be an all day thing as well.

10. Praise your child Ten to fifteen between the two. There is a lot of cheering going on right now as we're trying to teach Kat to pick up all her toys before nap, and to get Miriam to not pout every time we say no, or not right now.

11. Turn the television on Twice. Once for the girls, and once for DH and I.

12. Turn the television off Once, at night. It is set to turn off after 4 hours. If it turns itself off I know we've spent way too much time in front of the tv that day.

13. Listen to music A)childrens music B)music of your choosing A) One or two times a day. Dirol Three or four times a day. The girls love some of my CDs better than their kiddie ones, so I get to listen to a lot of my music.

14. Clean up toys Once, but it starts at dawn and ends at sunset. ROFL In actuality, probably only two or three times, but it feels like I do nothing but pick up toys, or ask the girls to help pick up toys.

15. Do dishes/fill the dishwasher Zero. DH does them.

16. Go up/down stairs At least 10. Our main living space is on the second floor, but the computer and library is on the first, plus I have to go down stairs to get to the garage, mailbox, outside, cat stuff and laundry. I do a lot of stairs.

17. Put in a load of laundry Twice

18. "make a deal" (i.e. If you....then you can....) Usually twice. If you finish your supper you get desert, and if you pick up all your toys you get to play a game/do a puzzle with Daddy before bed.

19. Buckle/unbuckle a child in the car Eight to ten. Four or five times for each girl.

20. Shop of any kind (grocery, clothing, random) At least once a day. I like my food fresh, so I'm usually picking up my meat and produce for the day's cooking in the morning. Sometimes it's more if it isn't nice out and the girls need to get out of the house. We'll go to Target or the mall to walk/run a bit.

21. Brush your hair Twice. It gets frizzy if I brush or comb it too much.

22. Wash your face Twice, once morning, once night

23. Kiss your SO Once? I don't know, actually. We'll go with once, at bedtime.

24. Kiss your child(ren) Dozens of times a day.

25. Hear "I love you" Dozens of times a day. Miriam says it a lot, and Katie has started running into the room yelling I LOVE YOU and wrapping herself around my leg in a huge toddler hug. :sunny:

26. Work out in some sort of way Twice. A 4 mile walk in the morning before everyone else gets up, and a 20 minute tape of some sort in the afternoon. Some days i also manage to sneak in an extra walk in the evening with friends.

27. Play With kids, or without? With, lots. Without, once or twice.

28. Give your child(ren) milk (through a breast or a cup and any sort of milk) Once for Miriam, three times for Kat.

29. Make a meal Three times a day, almost every day.

30. Check facebook More than I want to admit. Five or six...or ten?

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Joined: 05/23/05
Posts: 682

How many times a day/night (in 24 hours) do you.....

1. Change a diaper
4-6 times, depending on her bowel habits that day.. haha

2. Put a child to sleep
3 times. Nap for Maria, bed for Jeena, bed for Maria.

3. Wake a child up (hopefully your answer is 0)
NEVER!!! Huge 'rule' in the house, never wake a sleeping baby/child!

4. Lay down to sleep yourself
Once

5. Wake up yourself
Probably 3 times a night. Once because Maria wakes up, two other times because I think Maria is waking up!

6. Wipe a nose/face/sticky hands
17 million?! At least once every hour during waking hours!

7. Say "No/not right now"
5-10 times, depending on the day and the moods!

8. Say "Ok/Yes/Good Idea?"
20-500 times! I have agreeable children!

9. Read a book
5-10 times a day!

10. Praise your child
Hopefully at least 12 times, once an hour!

11. Turn the television on
Usually once a day when I go to shower.

12. Turn the television off
2-3 times, depending on our plans, if we're going out.

13. Listen to music A)childrens music B)music of your choosing
We listen to music in the car and that's about it, unless you count TV songs.

14. Clean up toys
Usually 2 clean ups a day but they clean them up mostly!

15. Do dishes/fill the dishwasher
After every meal right away so 3.

16. Go up/down stairs
6000 times a day.. haha!

17. Put in a load of laundry
Twice a week.

18. "make a deal" (i.e. If you....then you can....)
Umm always Wink Except I usually say "When you... then you can"

19. Buckle/unbuckle a child in the car
Preschool days 4-6 times, other days 2-3 times.

20. Shop of any kind (grocery, clothing, random)
Once a week.

21. Brush your hair
Once a day after my shower.

22. Wash your face
Never Wink If I wash my face it gets too dry, breaks out, etc. so I just run water over it in the shower.

23. Kiss your SO
4-5 times a day.

24. Kiss your child(ren)
4-5 times a day.

25. Hear "I love you"
Lots and lots!

26. Work out in some sort of way
I walk everyday and should do more! Wink

27. Play
All the time!

28. Give your child(ren) milk (through a breast or a cup and any sort of milk)
2-3 times a day for both.

29. Make a meal
Twice a day.

30. Check facebook
6000 times a day! Wink

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Joined: 05/06/09
Posts: 1707

Keep in mind I work full time!

How many times a day/night (in 24 hours) do you.....
1. Change a diaper 1-2
2. Put a child to sleep 1
3. Wake a child up (hopefully your answer is 0) 0
4. Lay down to sleep yourself 1
5. Wake up yourself 1
6. Wipe a nose/face/sticky hands 1-2
7. Say "No/not right now" Maybe 1
8. Say "Ok/Yes/Good Idea?" 3-4
9. Read a book 2-3
10. Praise your child lots
11. Turn the television on 0-1
12. Turn the television off 0-1
13. Listen to music
A)childrens music
0
B)music of your choosing 0-1
14. Clean up toys 1-2
15. Do dishes/fill the dishwasher 0 Smile
16. Go up/down stairs 1-2
17. Put in a load of laundry 0-1
18. "make a deal" (i.e. If you....then you can....) 1
19. Buckle/unbuckle a child in the car 0-1
20. Shop of any kind (grocery, clothing, random) 0-1
21. Brush your hair 1
22. Wash your face 2
23. Kiss your SO 2-4
24. Kiss your child(ren) lots
25. Hear "I love you" From DH 1-2 from Hayleigh - she stopped saying it
26. Work out in some sort of way 0
27. Play before and after dinner
28. Give your child(ren) milk (through a breast or a cup and any sort of milk) 1
29. Make a meal 0
30. Check facebook 2-3

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Posts: 49

How many times a day/night (in 24 hours) do you.....
1. Change a diaper 15? Cam gets changed maybe 3-4 times, the rest of it is the ittybitty
2. Put a child to sleep 8? I put Cam to sleep once and DH does bedtime with him, but Riley is still a newborn napper
3. Wake a child up (hopefully your answer is 0) Only Riley occasionally when we have to go to storytime for Cam or a dr's appt
4. Lay down to sleep yourself Only one..wish it was more!
5. Wake up yourself Riley does it enough... Once in the morning, though for actual out of bed
6. Wipe a nose/face/sticky hands 3-5 after dinner and snack unless I choose lazy clean snacks Biggrin
7. Say "No/not right now" At least 15-20? Biggrin
8. Say "Ok/Yes/Good Idea?" 20?
9. Read a book 4-5
10. Praise your child At least 15
11. Turn the television on 2-3. Morning tv, after nap tv, and then after dinner tv. There's a lot of tv in our house now that we have a newborn
12. Turn the television off 3-4 Cam rarely turns it on, but sometimes he does
13. Listen to music A)childrens music 1-2 B)music of your choosing 0
14. Clean up toys 2 times. I do a cleanup during nap and after Cam goes to bed
15. Do dishes/fill the dishwasher 1/3 lol We usually only get to dishes every 3 days or so...
16. Go up/down stairs No stairs in our house!
17. Put in a load of laundry Only 3 loads a week - usually done on Thurs and Fri
18. "make a deal" (i.e. If you....then you can....) 3-5 not that he really comprehends it most of the time
19. Buckle/unbuckle a child in the car 4
20. Shop of any kind (grocery, clothing, random) once a week for groceries
21. Brush your hair 0 it's usually up in a ponytail wet before I get a chance to brush it
22. Wash your face twice a day
23. Kiss your SO 3
24. Kiss your child(ren) millions!!
25. Hear "I love you" once or twice
26. Work out in some sort of way never...
27. Play Biggrin2
28. Give your child(ren) milk (through a breast or a cup and any sort of milk) bm - 8+, sippy milk - 3
29. Make a meal do chicken nuggets count? if not than once
30. Check facebook Winkonce...one really long check..haha. I never close the page.

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Posts: 2299

1. Change a diaper - 3 (daycare does it the rest of the day)
2. Put a child to sleep - twice
3. Wake a child up (hopefully your answer is 0) - twice
4. Lay down to sleep yourself - once
5. Wake up yourself - once
6. Wipe a nose/face/sticky hands - a few, more on weekends
7. Say "No/not right now" - a lot
8. Say "Ok/Yes/Good Idea?" - a lot
9. Read a book - just at bedtime, but usually 3 or 4 books
10. Praise your child- non stop
11. Turn the television on - once or twice
12. Turn the television off - once or twice
13. Listen to music A)childrens music B)music of your choosing - not often
14. Clean up toys - once
15. Do dishes/fill the dishwasher - once
16. Go up/down stairs - 3 or 4 times
17. Put in a load of laundry - depends, sometimes 4 times, sometimes none at all
18. "make a deal" (i.e. If you....then you can....) - a dozen or so
19. Buckle/unbuckle a child in the car - 4 minimum
20. Shop of any kind (grocery, clothing, random) - once or twice a week
21. Brush your hair - twice a day
22. Wash your face - minimum once
23. Kiss your SO - a few times, depends on what we're doing Wink
24. Kiss your child(ren) - a couple dozen times probably
25. Hear "I love you" - maybe 10 times
26. Work out in some sort of way - rarely
27. Play :grin: - that's my workout
28. Give your child(ren) milk (through a breast or a cup and any sort of milk) - 3 times
29. Make a meal - once M-F, 3 times on Sat/Sun
30. Check facebook Wink - rarely, maybe a couple times a week

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Joined: 03/15/08
Posts: 2183

1. Change a diaper Probably ~12
2. Put a child to sleep ~2 (both Sean, lol... Cal falls asleep on his own for now)
3. Wake a child up (hopefully your answer is 0) I'm gonna have to say 1 - Sean often sleeps too late for his nap and needs us to wake him so he'll sleep at night, haha.
4. Lay down to sleep yourself Well... 2, I guess. Once for the night, then once after a pump/feeding session.
5. Wake up yourself 2 - Once for a feeding, once for the day.
6. Wipe a nose/face/sticky hands 1-2, Depending on what Sean eats
7. Say "No/not right now" too many to count, ahhahaha
8. Say "Ok/Yes/Good Idea?" Hmm... 3?
9. Read a book Just depends on his mood... Probably 2-3 on average
10. Praise your child Too many to count
11. Turn the television on Once... My DH leaves it on ALL day
12. Turn the television off Once, see above
13. Listen to music A)childrens music B)music of your choosing Not every day, just depends
14. Clean up toys Not everyday, lol... Our living room is a mess.
15. Do dishes/fill the dishwasher 1-2
16. Go up/down stairs 2-4, sometimes more
17. Put in a load of laundry Not every day (hence how behind we are!)
18. "make a deal" (i.e. If you....then you can....) Not everyday, but I did exchange milk for a hug earlier (it's the only way I get hugs, LOL)
19. Buckle/unbuckle a child in the car Not every day
20. Shop of any kind (grocery, clothing, random) A couple times a week
21. Brush your hair Once
22. Wash your face Twice
23. Kiss your SO It varies... Not much lately.
24. Kiss your child(ren) Lots
25. Hear "I love you" Not as often as I'd like
26. Work out in some sort of way Rarely, lol
27. Play Many, many times daily
28. Give your child(ren) milk (through a breast or a cup and any sort of milk) CONSTANTLY
29. Make a meal 1-2. DH and I share this task.
30. Check facebook Constantly, hahahahaah... I'm an addict.

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Joined: 03/09/08
Posts: 165

1. Change a diaper: Probably somewhere around 15 - 20 times. Having 3 kids in diapers is brutal!
2. Put a child to sleep: DH does bedtime :D. Otherwise, 1 time for Addie (nap) & 4 or 5 for Olivia.
3. Wake a child up (hopefully your answer is 0): Generally none.
4. Lay down to sleep yourself: 2 or 3 times (I'm counting going back to sleep after Olivia nurses overnight).
5. Wake up yourself: I'm always woken up by a child. :rolleyes:
6. Wipe a nose/face/sticky hands: At least 6 times a day
7. Say "No/not right now": More than I can count!!!
8. Say "Ok/Yes/Good Idea?": Several.
9. Read a book: I always read at least 2 books to the kids at bedtime. Very seldom, I get the chance to read a book of my own!
10. Praise your child: Several. Smile
11. Turn the television on: probably 3 times
12. Turn the television off: probably 2 or 3 times
13. Listen to music A)childrens music B)music of your choosing: We don't listen to 'kiddie' music hardly ever. We listen to 'my' music every day in the van on the way to/from Gavyn's preschool & occasionally while we're at home. The kids love The Black Eyed Peas & most of the other stuff I listen to. Biggrin
14. Clean up toys: A couple times
15. Do dishes/fill the dishwasher: Once, unless DH does it
16. Go up/down stairs: Only 1 stair to get into/out of my house, so I don't really think that counts
17. Put in a load of laundry: 2 or 3 times a day most days
18. "make a deal" (i.e. If you....then you can....): Several times, usually around meals... *sigh*
19. Buckle/unbuckle a child in the car: 10 times (3 kids, to & from preschool twice)
20. Shop of any kind (grocery, clothing, random): I might browse online a couple times
21. Brush your hair: once or twice
22. Wash your face: only in the shower
23. Kiss your SO: not nearly enough! Maybe once or twice
24. Kiss your child(ren): Too many to count!
25. Hear "I love you": Too many to count Smile I'm constantly telling the kids I love them & they'll usually say it back Biggrin
26. Work out in some sort of way: Does lugging the infant carrier around or chasing Addie count? ROFL
27. Play: Several times
28. Give your child(ren) milk (through a breast or a cup and any sort of milk): Gavyn & Addie each get 1 cup of milk at breakfast (sometimes Addie will drink 2) & Livi nurses 7 or 8 times a day.
29. Make a meal: 2 - 3 times
30. Check facebook: More than I can count! Smile I tend to troll around on FB on my iPod while I'm nursing

Joined: 05/03/06
Posts: 84

How many times a day/night (in 24 hours) do you.....
1. Change a diaper - 4/5 for Leah and 2 for my nephew Erik
2. Put a child to sleep - Leah is twice, Erik is once and Gianna is once
3. Wake a child up (hopefully your answer is 0) - Maybe once to pick up Gia from school
4. Lay down to sleep yourself - once
5. Wake up yourself - NEVER!
6. Wipe a nose/face/sticky hands - when not sick maybe twice
7. Say "No/not right now" - oh wow, A LOT!!!
8. Say "Ok/Yes/Good Idea?" - A good amount
9. Read a book - once
10. Praise your child - every chance I get when they are good
11. Turn the television on - twice
12. Turn the television off - twice
13. Listen to music A)childrens music B)music of your choosing - not often, except in car
14. Clean up toys - twice
15. Do dishes/fill the dishwasher - once
16. Go up/down stairs - don't have stairs
17. Put in a load of laundry - at least once
18. "make a deal" (i.e. If you....then you can....) - once
19. Buckle/unbuckle a child in the car - 6 to 7 times
20. Shop of any kind (grocery, clothing, random) - only like twice a week
21. Brush your hair - once
22. Wash your face - twice
23. Kiss your SO - once
24. Kiss your child(ren) - all day
25. Hear "I love you" - 4 to 5 times
26. Work out in some sort of way - hardly ever
27. Play - twice a day
28. Give your child(ren) milk (through a breast or a cup and any sort of milk) - 1 to 2 times
29. Make a meal - 3 times
30. Check facebook - 2 times