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Your Favorite Blog Posts of 2013

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We had a lot happen this year – the twins turned from toddlers into preschoolers. They developed more language, got rid of their pacifiers, started potty training, world travels, local adventures and so much more.  As we get ready to say … Continue reading

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Respecting Individuality Among Twin Siblings

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 I’m raising twin toddlers. I’m raising boys. There’s not a day that goes by where I don’t wonder if I am doing the job right. Even though they are twins they are individuals. With this being said, I dress them … Continue reading

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Preschool for the Twins Equals Crazy Morning Routines!

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 Last week…… “Wake up, little loves, it’s time to get ready for school” Check my watch – got plenty of time. Drag the kids out of bed, get the breakfast ready, walk the dog, dress the kids, dress myself, check … 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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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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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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Gardening with Toddlers is as Messy as it Sounds! But FUN!

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Sometimes you need to see something before you have the guts to try it yourself. I was recently inspired by some friends who did some gardening with their daughter, so I thought I would give it a try with the twins. With … 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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Tips for Making Reading Fun for Toddlers

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  Does your toddler love to read or would she rather run off and play with the other toys? With twin toddlers, I have one of each! One will sit and listen to almost all stories, but the other one … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Keep Toddlers Safe at Easter Egg Hunts

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Easter egg hunts have been occurring all around the world for decades. It’s a magical experience for young children, as they run around discovering these hidden festive eggs. Here in the US these hunts include plastic eggs, filled with hard candy, … Continue reading

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