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Multiple Gestation Explained | Multiples and More – Parenting Twins Article

For many moms, finding out you are having a baby can be the most wonderful and possibly terrifying moment of your life. Those feelings multiply when they tell you that there’s more than one heartbeat on your first sonogram. If you don’t have any twins or triplets in your immediate family, this may come as a complete shock to you. Let’s discuss multiple gestation in-depth to answer the most commonly asked questions about this special kind of pregnancy. First things…

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6 Tips to Get Your Child to Eat Everything – Parenting Twins Article

Your baby is getting close to that magical age of starting solid foods. As a mother, mealtimes are very important to me. I want my children to know and value real, healthy meals. I also want them to be open to trying new foods. Over the last two years, my husband and I have developed a few guidelines to help our oldest head down the road towards adventurous pallets and skip the picky eater path. These guidelines are not full-proof,…

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Nesting Story | Twins | Are they Identical? – Parenting Twins Article

Written by Fallon Melander.Before becoming pregnant with twins I had no idea how complex the science behind twins is. I thought there were only two categories: identical or fraternal. I also thought like many people, that twins were mostly the result of genetics or that they run in families. So, as you can imagine that when I found out I was having twins and that there were different categories of twins my mind was blown.At 12 weeks pregnant I was…

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Birth Story Of The Week – Adhiya and Ariya – Parenting Twins Article

Our pregnancy had been far from straightforward.  We had naturally conceived triplets, but then due to the make up of the pregnancy and other complications, we had been advised to ‘reduce’ the pregnancy to either one or two babies. Although we begrudgingly had the procedure to reduce to two babies, things were no less complicated.  There were more complications, more heartache, more decision making.  What should have been a wonderful time, was often heartwrenchingly sad and shrouded in darkness.  It…

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Twin Kindergarten Panic: I Feel Everything and Nothing – Parenting Twins Article

Everyone keeps asking me how I’m doing after sending the twins to kindergarten. The truth is that I don’t know. I’m in shock. As I am obviously a very wordy person, it shocks me that I’m in shock but can’t explain it. How do you feel, everyone wants to know. How do I FEEL? I feel everything and I feel nothing. I can’t explain it and I know I just need time to process. My husband tells me to write…

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STROLLERS: SINGLE AND DOUBLE | Lynda discusses multiple birth – Parenting Twins Article

Posted on June 27, 2018. Filed under: Clothing & Equipment for Twins and Triplets, Multiple Birth, Quadruplets, quintuplets, raising multiples, Triplets, Twins, Uncategorized | Tags: independence, multiples, one-on-one time, single strollers, strollers, triplet strollers, twin strollers | In addition to our double stroller, we also had a single stroller per child.  This allowed both of us to simultaneously take the babies out and not have to deal with the adulation, attention and commotion the double stroller automatically attracted.  It took…

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Two-Year-Old Quotes, Twin Edition | Okayest Mom – Parenting Twins Article

Alas, my dear readers, you have been so patient recently as I have tackled the not-so-funny topics of racism, politics, anxiety, and adoption. I reward your long-suffering with – ta-da! – some overdue twin quotes! You can see their personalities very clearly here. Anyway, two-year-olds were hilarious. And exhausting.  (Note: “E” refers to “Twin A” and “G” refers to “Twin B”. I’m not consistent. And yes, I know they are four years old now, not two. I’m slow. So what?!)…

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Sooo… About Yesterday…. Lord Have Mercy – Parenting Twins Article

This photo was taken a few minutes after one of them fell down those stairs … and the dog tried to eat the underwear. We’re good. As my southern Grandma used to say under her breath, “Lord have mercy!” (And when we say that, we are not using the Lord’s name in vain, because we only say it when we are SERIOUSLY IN NEED OF ASSISTANCE.) I’m not sure I even believe all the things that happened yesterday. It was…

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Quadruplets with a Momo Pair – Parenting Twins Article

**The following entries are taken with permission from www.4tunate.net.  Please visit that blog for updates on the family as well as frugal living, faith journey, family-friendly foods, and finding joy in the every day!*** On February 2, 2007, we became parents to quadruplet boys: Henry, Brooks, Clark, and Isaac. Originally, this blog started as a way to keep family and friends on board with updates and prayer requests during our extreme high-risk pregnancy. Since then, it has… This is only…

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