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Potty Training Twin Toddlers

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My twin boys are 2 and 1/4 years old, and potty training has just begun for one twin. Mason showed all the signs that he was ready to start the process, whereas his brother was not (read about that here). … Continue reading

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Potty Training Twins – The Good, BAD and the Not So Ugly!

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I knew this day would come eventually – I actually think the twins were ready before I was! I just had visions of running to each and every public toilet (probably still in my future) when we were out, and … Continue reading

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Three Ways to Encourage the Love of Reading in Toddlers

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  Bright flashing lights, flat screens and loud noises in the toys and technology today can often trump the tranquil pages of a book. So how do we get our toddlers to seek out those books instead of heading straight … Continue reading

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Encouraging Pretend Play in Toddlers

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  Toddlers are little sponges taking in all the information around them. They are also little parrots, parroting what we say, whether it’s appropriate or not! So it’s at this time in their lives when it’s really important not to … Continue reading

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Pacifier Wars: How Long Should Your Kid Use One?

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  When the medical profession speak, I listen! But boy, oh boy, is it hard being a good student when you are faced with the sweet face of your toddler begging for his pacifier (or binky) or even worse screaming his head off and you … Continue reading

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Reader Question: Twin Toddler Behavior Issues

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I recently received a reader question, which I have posted below with her permission. The question comes from another twin mom, Vadivu in India, whose twin boys turn two in January.   Dear Leigh, I really admire enviously the way you cheer … Continue reading

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Move to Toddler Bed Update: Is it a Flop or Not?

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  About two weeks ago, we moved our twins into toddler beds for the first time. They were about to turn two years old. The reason we HAD to make the transition is because Mason had started somersaulting out of … Continue reading

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Are We Ever Prepared for a Trip to the Emergency Room with Kids?

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    I got a wake up call today. I need to be more prepared. As I drove to the Emergency Room with Cameron in the back seat crying, I realized I was going the wrong way. My mind was preoccupied, … Continue reading

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The Move to a Toddler Bed – Hoping for some Great ZZZZ’s

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  I think I can hear you yelling at me! It sounds like this: “Don’t be silly Leigh! You will never get good sleep again!” I often wish I had appreciated sleep before I had kids. It was something I enjoyed … Continue reading

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Exciting News and Updates!!!

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  Morning friends! I wanted to share some exciting news with you today. I’m sure you know by now how much we love to travel. Almost as much as we like to eat yummy food (yes chocolate is food!) Anyway, today … Continue reading

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