February is National Children’s Dental Health Month! – Double Duty Twins (Plus One!) – Parenting Twins Article

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, and it’s reminding me of the first time Keith and I took the twins to the dentist. They were only about a year old, with gummy smiles and just a few teeth popping through. We took them to a pediatric dentist in Colorado Springs, and I remember being surprised and excited by how different the experience was from when I was growing up. I don’t think pediatric dentists even existed when I was…

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Creating Good Financial Habits — and Passing Them On to Our Kids! – Double Duty Twins (Plus One!) – Parenting Twins Article

My parents were never the type of people to live above their means. When they first got married and needed a dining room set, they waited until they saved enough cash to buy it outright rather than charge it to a credit card—and they cherished it all the more because of that. When my brother and I were born, they worked hard to provide us with all the food, clothing, and toys we could possibly need without overdoing it. We…

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Back to School, Plus a Chance to Win a $1,000 College Scholarship from Groza Learning Center! – Double Duty Twins (Plus One!) – Parenting Twins Article

Many children across the U.S. are getting ready to head back to school. But here in Northern Virginia, public school doesn’t start again for another four weeks. Still, the summer has seemed to fly by for us. For one thing, it’s a week shorter this year: Our district shifted the school calendar so that school will end a week a week earlier in June and start a week earlier (the week before Labor Day). But because the 2016-17 school year…

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