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My Sweet, Sensitive, Toddler BOYS!

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Isn’t this enough to make your heart melt? This morning after walking the dog, we were walking back up the porch steps… Mason says: “Mommy, you put flower in my head?” I turn around and his arm is out stretched toward … Continue reading

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Twin Potty Training: A Mother’s Confessions

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  Twin potty training is like a walk in the park. A walk in the park on a sweltering, hot summers day – it gives you the sweats just thinking about it! I’m only (slightly) kidding! We have been training one twin … Continue reading

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Returning to Work after having Twins

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  Tomorrow is the day – I am trading in my flip flops for high heels. I am trading in diapers and melt downs for water cooler chats and mostly well behaved adults The twins are 3 months away from … Continue reading

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Mastering Airport Security and Travel with Twins – Reader Question

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Traveling is one of my passions – I love immersing myself in another culture, trying different foods, and seeing the wonderful sights I have read about in the history books, so I had to learn pretty quickly how to incorporate my twins into … Continue reading

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Toddler Fun in Kennebunkport Maine: Three Surprising Finds!

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 We have been visiting Kennebunkport in Maine for quite a few summers, but now that we have kids the focus has changed from the relaxing lunches along the waterfront to high energy fun! My twin toddlers are very active, so I had to … Continue reading

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Twin Toddlers Demonstrate that “Good Eating” is Due to Personality

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  When our kids are fussy eaters, poor sleepers, difficult to breastfeed or (fill in the blank) parents often wonder if WE did something wrong and if so how do we fix it? As a mom of twins I find it particularly interesting … Continue reading

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Parents: Three Easy Steps to Getting the Break You Deserve…

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The best compliment I get as a mom of twins, is when people tell me how patient I am with my boys. But a series of extremely busy days can make even the sweetest Saint of a mother lose it … Continue reading

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Is Two Years Old Too Young to Start Drinking Tea?

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A special moment spent drinking tea with Grammy last week brought up the question: “Is Two years old too young to start drinking tea?” My gut instinct said it’s fine, especially because growing up in South Africa, my grandmother and parents always … Continue reading

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Bad Mommy Moment You Think will Never Happen to You

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  What bad mommy moment, could possibly involve the following components:  twin toddlers, a parked car and a set of car keys? Yup, my twins got locked in the car. I am so embarrassed to even admit that THIS bad mommy … Continue reading

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Got Chores? Get Your Toddlers Involved.

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Yup, get those little kiddos involved in chores. Start ’em young, that way it will be less of a “chore” and more of a way of life. That’s my hope anyway, since I am only on my first round of parenting (times … Continue reading

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