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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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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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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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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Mudpuppy Puzzles Are Perfect for Travel! – Double Duty Twins (Plus One!) – Parenting Twins Article

Military life comes with frequent moves. That often means being far away from family and friends—and driving or flying long distances to visit them. So, military kids often do a lot of traveling. My children are the perfect example. My twin boys logged at least five cross-country airplane flights by the time they were 2. My daughter took a 3,000-mile road trip with us at 5 weeks old when we moved from California to Virginia. Over the past two years, we’ve driven to New York to…

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