PARENTING ISSUES

Twins in School – Advice from a Teacher and Parent of Twins — TWINS Magazine – Parenting Twins Article

In over 10 years in the classroom, I have taught multiple sets of multiples – some together and some apart. Despite years of training and experience, I have never been advised on how to adjust my practice to create the best learning environment for twins. It wasn’t until I became a father of twins that I realized how many ignorant mistakes and blunders I must have made. I struggled to distinguish between identical twins. I spoke to multiples as if…

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Newborn Twins? 5 Ways to Keep Older Siblings Feeling Included — TWINS Magazine – Parenting Twins Article

The arrival of a set of newborn babies is one of the most exciting things you can experience as a parent. However, for older siblings it can be a stressful time with plenty of questions and doubts. In the months leading up to big sister or brotherhood, talk seems to swirl around these new babies that will join the family. This can lead older siblings to feel insecure and left out. These are some tips for helping older siblings feeling…

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7 Ways To Handle The Grief of Father’s Day if Your Dad or Spouse is No Longer Here — TWINS Magazine – Parenting Twins Article

Father’s Day is a celebration of dad and all he’s done. This well-intentioned day to honor dads around the world can be especially difficult for anyone who has lost their father. It brings up memories of dad and reminds us that he’s no longer here. When others get to spend the day with their fathers, those who have lost dad often feel lonely and depressed. How can you better handle the emotions this Father’s Day? Vinay Saranga M.D. is a…

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Supporting your Twins different learning styles — TWINS Magazine – Parenting Twins Article

Connor and Crystal loved playing in preschool and at home. Their home was hectic, and overly busy while they were continually exploring, coloring, playing, jumping and running – usually in different directions. Learning has been different since they entered kindergarten.  Connor loved to learn, explore, and try new things when he was in preschool, but that changed when he started school as a kindergartener. He appears to be just like his sister and peers, except that he has a really…

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