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16 Pinterest Crafts for Kids to Do At Home – Parenting Twins Article

Have you recently started working from home, mama? I’ve been doing this for 6 years now and one challenge I still have is making sure my twins were having fun while I work. And with summer knocking at our doors, kids are certainly going to need more activities to keep them occupied while you work on your blog or at-home business. Like most moms, I love doing crafts with my kids. Right now my twins are into making slime! However,…

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Break – A Dad trying to cope with the loss of his Partner and becoming a single parent. – Single Dad, Parents Article

A little bit of a break between the rain clouds. Apparently the sun has been replaced by the moon. I was looking at the view and getting some much needed fresh air when a thought crossed my mind. A strange thought began to rattle around in my brain. I love astronomy. As a kid I so wanted to be an astronomer. As most kids wanted to be the new Pele or Bobby Moore, I wanted to be just like the…

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Taste the Fruit Infused Ice Cubes – Single Dad, Parents Article

By: Coach, on June 4, 2020 Ice cubes don’t have to be regular bland ice. Why not jazz up your cubes during the heat of the summer? In fact, these are tasty, pretty, and handy to have around all the time when you are getting in your water. What is Infused Ice? Use fruit or vegetables in your water and covert to ice. To do this, you simply juice, dice, chop, or puree in your home high-speed blender. Next, pour…

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The Top Five Action Films of All Time – Single Dad, Parents Article

There’s no business like show business.  While the name of one of my favorite movie musicals of the 50s, a fundamental truth exists in the name.  Nothing quite exists in the world like making entertainment for others.  Leading them into visual stories and into whole other worlds is a power a rare few can boast.  And so I’m here to take it all down.  Ok, maybe not quite.  But I am here to analyze the wonderful world of show business,…

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Do You Have Mirror Image Twins? (Here’s how you know) – Parenting Twins Article

About 25% of identical twins are mirror image twins. Your twins may also have physical features that make them look like they are looking in the mirror when they face each other. Are your twins mirror image twins? Let’s explore what that means… What is a Mirror Image Twin? Only identical twins can be mirror image twins. So if you have fraternal twins, sorry, they can’t be mirrored. (Although hopefully, that was obvious). Identical twins are monozygotic which means they…

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Benzodiazepines Tied to Higher Risk of Ectopic Pregnancy – Parents Article

Women who take benzodiazepines, such as Valium or Xanax, before becoming pregnant may be at increased risk for ectopic pregnancy, a new study found.An ectopic, or tubal, pregnancy is one in which a fertilized egg grows outside the uterus, often in a fallopian tube, and it is a life-threatening event. The egg must be removed with medication or surgery. Benzodiazepines, sold by prescription under several brand names, are widely prescribed for anxiety, sleep problems and seizures.The study, in Human Reproduction,…

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around here: week 21 2020 – Parenting Twins Article

{May 17-23rd}{Daddy’s home!} {pc: Carly}{pc: Carly}{pc: Carly} {flashback to the first night Ramona slept with Wyatt} Rejoicing… that Josh is home for good now that his sister’s house is ready to go on the market.  It listed on Friday and had 3 showings that day! Her family will be moving here when it sells, and I can’t wait to have more family here. Reading… history aloud to the kids and almost finished with the first book in the series. We…

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Not Afraid to Step Into the Fight When We Can’t See the Light – Single Dad, Parents Article

(Author’s note: Writing and posting today nearly undermines its intended purpose. Today is not a day for my voice. It’s just the day I had the opportunity to use it. I’ve not posted in nearly three months. I don’t anticipate that kind of gap happening again. Please don’t interpret this as me trying to talk over others. Please interpret this as me encouraging others to join me in listening to everyone who must be heard. They must.) … Here’s how…

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