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Having More Kids After Twins – Parenting Twins Article

So now that you’ve had twins, are you done? Or will your family still grow? Getting pregnant after twins will bring some new challenges but things will generally be easier than with twins.Let’s look at what to expect when you’re having a singleton after twins.Why more kids after twins?Your personal decision to have more kids after twins is exactly that: a personal decision. Ignore what other people say like, “weren’t you done with twins?”Perhaps you feel that your family just…

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Having More Kids After Twins – Parenting Twins Article

So now that you’ve had twins, are you done? Or will your family still grow? Getting pregnant after twins will bring some new challenges but things will generally be easier than with twins.Let’s look at what to expect when you’re having a singleton after twins.Why more kids after twins?Your personal decision to have more kids after twins is exactly that: a personal decision. Ignore what other people say like, “weren’t you done with twins?”Perhaps you feel that your family just…

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Which twin is older? (and should you tell them) – Parenting Twins Article

As a parent of twins, I’m pretty sure that you know the answer to the question “which twin is older?” It is, of course, the child that was born first. Should you tell your twins which twin is the oldest? One of your twins is older than the other. But should you tell them who is older? Even though twins are born on the same day, one of them’s coming out of mom before the other. They could be seconds…

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Twin Identity Crisis at School – Parenting Twins Article

Last month my girls had an open house at school. It was a standard evening where we could meet the teachers, see their classrooms, and experience what the kids see each day. While I was walking down the hall with one of my identical twin girls, some other children approached from the other direction. One of the girls walking towards us greeted my daughter by calling her BOTH my twins’ names. Yes, this peer at school said “hi” and greeted…

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