Web Sites for Multiples Organizations

Multiples groups are a great resource for meeting other parents of multiples and finding information about raising twins, triplets, and more. The largest organization in the United States is the National Organization of … Continue reading...

MOANS AND GROANS (#2)

At 16, highschool socializing became a thing of the past for me. I could no longer do the things my friends were doing so I had to find new people to hang out with; actually they found me. … Continue reading...

Bring Me a Drink

It's past bedtime and my son of 3 years keeps asking for something to drink (to extend bedtime) and we keep telling him no. He continues to ask....can you bring me up a drink? My husband finally yells upstairs that he needs … Continue reading...

What Happened to MY Friday Nights?

When did a Friday night of dinner and bar hopping with friends turn into cheese pizza and The Lion King? I have to say that my Friday nights are quite different today than they were pre-children (a mere five years ago). … Continue reading...

Potty Training Times Two

My three-year-old twins are in the throes of potty training. This is definitely harder on me than it is on them! My paranoia that they’ll have an accident is upped by the fact that I just bought new living room furniture, so … Continue reading...

Should You Dress Your Twins Alike or Differently?

Most twins experts will tell you that you should always dress your twins differently. You want people to treat them as individuals, and you should encourage your twins to develop their own tastes and style. I used to agree … Continue reading...

Statistics About Twins and Multiples

Statistics About Twins and Multiplies

About 126,500 babies are born in the U.S. each year as part of twins or more, to approximately 63,000 families. Fifty-three percent of all twins are born prematurely (before 36 weeks). Seventeen percent of women pregnant … Continue reading...

Getting “Picky” Twins To Eat

My twins are as different as night and day, and this certainly extends to their eating habits. Austen will eat almost anything; Caleb will eat almost nothing! Austen prefers salads, green beans, healthy foods, while Caleb … Continue reading...

Should You Teach Sign Language to Your Twins?

When my twins started to show frustration at telling me what they wanted (because their speech hadn’t yet caught up with their demands!), I began to teach them how to use sign language. Since I had never used sign language … Continue reading...

All Grown Up

Isn't it just amazing how fast children grow up? I mean just yesterday baby number one was gazing up at me with adoring eyes and now she is two years old with a one year old sister following along closely behind! I am … Continue reading...