Having Twins as an Expat Far from Home with Naveed Ahamed – Parenting Twins Article

Episode 205 of the Dad’s Guide to Twins Podcast Show NotesToday we continue our father of twins interview series with Naveed Ahamed, father of twin boys. Listen as we explore his twin parenting journey, including:Dealing with Mom’s low blood pressure during the pregnancyWhen Mom went on bed restHelping Mom through the pregnancy while living as an ex-pat far from homeBalancing both parents’ work and twin preparationsGetting support from friends instead of familyDad’s experience in the delivery roomAdjusting to life with…

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How To Connect With First Families During The Holidays – Foster Parents Article

| Share | Tweet | Pin It | email We’ve officially entered into the holiday season. That means Christmas parties, twinkling lights, frosty window panes, and potentially high emotions for some of our children. In this brand new podcast series, we’re walking you through key how-to’s when it comes to successfully navigating the holiday season. Our children will always have two families. It’s something we need to accept. And the holiday season can bring up feelings of deep loss and separation.…

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Single Mothers Speak Out on housing (November 2019) – Single Mum, Parents Article

… A single mother’s take on Australia and the world. This podcast is hosted by Jenny Davidson and is packed full of current affairs, feminism, politics, storytelling and more. Single Mothers Speak Out is back with another episode! CEO Jenny Davidson talks to Megg Evans, a researcher, single mother and jazz aficionado, about housing, single mothers’ housing stress and how housing unaffordability is affecting our cities. Housing is a basic human right, but we know that many single mother headed…

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Two Sets of Twins in Two Years with Matt Barnes – Parenting Twins Article

Episode 204 of the Dad’s Guide to Twins Podcast Show NotesToday we continue our father of twins interview series with Matt Barnes, father of two sets of twins. Listen as we explore his twin parenting journey, including:Having two sets of twins in less than two yearsGoing full term with twinsAlmost losing mom in the operating room post-deliveryManaging diapers for 4 kidsThe reality of twins versus their expectationsDeciding to have more children after twinsFinding a surrogate for their 2nd set of…

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How to Select and Afford Day Care for Twins – Parenting Twins Article

One of the most frequent questions I receive is “how do we afford childcare for twins?”By its very nature, childcare is expensive. When you have twins (or twins and other children) these expenses can be unbearable.Let’s walk through some options, potential costs, and how you can navigate through the financial burdens of affording daycare for twins.Trusting Someone ElseBeyond the financial and logistic issues of childcare for your twins, one nagging concern lingers. How do you get over the hurdle of…

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How To Prepare The School To Help Your Child Re-Regulate – Foster Parents Article

| Share | Tweet | Pin It | email For many of us, on a daily basis, we send our children off to public or private school. But often our schools struggle to connect and lead our children effectively. How do we teach our children’s school to help them re-regulate? That’s our topic this week… You know how this goes. It’s mid-morning, you’ve just poured a fresh cup of coffee to accompany your morning reading, or you’re feverishly working on home…

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The Vaccination Controversy! – Dad and Buried – Parents Article

If you’ve been listening to my podcast or following me on Instagram, you might know that we’ve been teasing doing a “controversial” episode. In an effort to get people to rate us on Apple Podcasts (PLEASE GO RATE US ON APPLE PODCASTS!), I swore that when we hit 100 ratings, we’d let listeners choose a controversial parenting topic for us to cover. Well, we hit 100. And I let the listeners choose. And the listeners chose vaccinations. I’m not shocked.…

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Look at How Far You’ve Come – Parents Article

Where were you two years ago in parenting? Sometimes we get so caught up in the present-day challenges we forget to look back and see the progress we’ve made. And we should!  A week before the 100th episode of the Hand in Hand Parenting Podcast, Elle and Abigail do just that, with an affectionate look back over the last two years they’ve been making the podcast. Abigail talks about how her kids have adopted, rely on, and now take ownership…

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Thoughts On Adoption From A Transracial Adoptee – Foster Parents Article

| Share | Tweet | Pin It | email One of the greatest resources for us as adoptive and foster parents is adoptees, and adoptee’s voices. We are fortunate to partner with many adoptees from all ages and walks of life. We have learned so much from them, and will continue to do so. On the latest episode of The Honestly Adoption Podcast we are pleased to welcome transracial adoptee and advocate, Tori DeMartile. Tori is a transracial adoptee on a…

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Twin Pregnancy vs. Singleton Pregnancy – Parenting Twins Article

I got a comment the other day from a fellow father expecting twins to join his family shortly. He said, “Most of the world does not know how different a twin pregnancy is. People don’t understand when I respond to the question of ‘How’s your wife?’ by saying, ‘She doesn’t get out much.’”His comment made me laugh because it reminded me of the reality that we faced with our twin pregnancy, particularly in the later stages, and how a twin…

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