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The number of twins born nationwide in 2014 set a record at 33.9 per 1,000 births or nearly 3.39 percent, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Raising twin infants (or “twinfants,” as they’re lovingly called online) means twice the joy — and twice the exhaustion. Multiple studies show that parents of twins are more susceptible to sleep deprivation than parents of singletons (no surprises there).
It seems simple and obvious. But this advice from Milwaukee-area parents of multiples is worth repeating: Accept help, enjoy your children one-on-one, keep a schedule and most importantly: Take care of yourself.
These products were tested by Milwaukee-area moms and their kiddos.
How to decide the classroom situation depends on the children, the family and the school. Let’s exam some issues to consider when making this complicated decision.
"You have to survive and sometimes it's better to laugh than to cry. You really have to find that balance and not be on one end of the extreme or another. Being on top of kids all the time promotes dishonesty and sneakiness."
“Double the pleasure, double the fun,” said the twin-centric Doublemint gum commercials that ran from the 1960s through the 1990s. But when twins hit their tween and teen years, are they double the headaches (or worse)?
Teen party ideas that get your child and her friends moving, laughing and making memories.