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Survive the twin pregnancy and thrive as a father of twins

Survive the twin pregnancy and thrive as a father of twins
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Survive the twin pregnancy and thrive as a father of twins

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Listener’s Twin Parenting Questions (First Week Chaos, Potties, Finances, Naps, and more) – Podcast 198

8/14/2019
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Episode 198 of the Dad’s Guide to Twins Podcast Show Notes In this episode I answer several of your twin parenting questions, including: How can I manage the chaos of the first week home with twins? Do you need two potties or one when potty training twins? How do we pay for everything with twins? […]

Duration:00:11:45

Good Twin, Bad Twin – Myth or Reality?

7/31/2019
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Occasionally I’ve been asked, “Which twin is the bad twin?” I never know quite how to handle this question. It is as if you must always have a good twin and a bad twin. Which is the Bad Twin? What does “good” or “bad” even mean here? Well behaved, as opposed to always mischievous? In […]

Duration:00:04:10

Being the Best Father You Can Be with Robbie Armstrong – Podcast 196

7/17/2019
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Episode 196 of the Dad’s Guide to Twins Podcast Show Notes In this episode, I chat with Robbie Armstrong, father of fraternal twin boys. We dive into Robbie’s twin journey, including: Separate birthday parties for twins When one twin is more vocal than the other Encouraging individuality Failure is part of the process of twin […]

Duration:00:35:40

Having More Kids After Twins

7/3/2019
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So now that you’ve had twins, are you done? Or will your family still grow? Getting pregnant after twins will bring some new challenges but things will generally be easier than with twins. Let’s look at what to expect when you’re having a singleton after twins. Why more kids after twins? Your personal decision to […]

Duration:00:08:38

Car Seat Safety Tips with Jake Morris – Podcast 194

6/19/2019
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Episode 194 of the Dad’s Guide to Twins Podcast Show Notes In this episode, I chat with Jake Morris, father of identical twin girls + one. We dive into Jake’s twin journey, including: Getting news of expecting twins after the misdiagnosed first ultrasound When your brother and his wife are expecting twins about a month […]

Duration:00:32:44

Travel Crib for Twins (Pros and Cons of 3 Popular Cribs)

6/5/2019
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Hitting the road with your twins? Whether you are flying with twins or taking an epic road trip, you’ll need a place for the twins to sleep at your destination. A travel crib for twins is a great option for sleeping your kids when you’re away from home. When your twins are very young, they […]

Duration:00:04:30

Twins Aren’t Talking Yet? Here’s what to do…

5/22/2019
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I recently heard from some twin parents worried about the speech of their 18 month old twins. What should you do when your twins aren’t talking yet? Should you worry? Is it natural? Here’s what to consider: Key Speech Milestones As your children grow, look for key speech development milestones. These vary by age but […]

Duration:00:08:10

Which twin is older? (and should you tell them)

5/20/2019
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As a parent of twins, I’m pretty sure that you know the answer to the question “which twin is older?” It is, of course, the child that was born first. Should you tell your twins which twin is the oldest? One of your twins is older than the other. But should you tell them who […]

Duration:00:05:20

How to Potty Train Twins (Proven Steps for Twin Parents)

5/15/2019
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Tired of changing double the diapers with your twins? Now could be the time to potty train. Here are proven tips on how to potty train twins (without losing your sanity). When to Potty Train Twins About the time that our girls turned 2 years old my wife and I had the conversation that went […]

Duration:00:08:10

How Long Can Mom Work While Pregnant With Twins?

5/8/2019
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Twin pregnancies are a huge physical burden on Mom. If she is working while pregnant with twins, this complicates matters even more. If Mom is working, just how long can she work while pregnant with twins? The answer depends on a handful of factors. Let’s review each of these. Twins Come Early Unlike singleton babies […]

Duration:00:05:18

Twins + Toddlers, Getting Them to Listen, and more – Podcast 190

4/25/2019
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Episode 190 of the Dad’s Guide to Twins Podcast Show Notes In this episode, I answer several of your twin parenting questions, including: Handling twins and toddlers Getting the twins to listen to you Giving individual attention to each twin Transcript Hi there and welcome to the 190th episode of the Dad’s Guide to Twins […]

Duration:00:11:09

Transitioning from Work to Stay at Home Twin Dad with Eric Olson – Podcast 189

4/10/2019
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Episode 189 of the Dad’s Guide to Twins Podcast Show Notes In this episode, I chat with Eric Olson, father of fraternal twin boys. We dive into Eric’s twin journey, including: Bed rest for Mom Getting twins all the way to 38 weeks Having healthy and large newborn twins Why they didn’t want visitors after […]

Duration:00:31:21

Common Developmental Delays in Twins

4/8/2019
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Common developmental delays in twins can make it seem like your twins aren’t progressing as you’d expect or when compared to siblings or peers. Many parents of twins worry about developmental delays in twins. As a parent, I always want to know if my kids are on track. Why? Perhaps it is because I am an […]

Duration:00:05:47

Taking the Twins Across the Country with Mickey Farmer – Podcast 188

3/27/2019
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Episode 188 of the Dad’s Guide to Twins Podcast Show Notes In this episode, I chat with Mickey Farmer, father of fraternal twin boys. We dive into Mickey’s twin journey, including: Getting creative when a favorite twin activity is no longer available From bed rest to delivery in 24 hours The surprise return trip to […]

Duration:00:29:37

Developing Positive Behaviors in Twins with Todd Courtney – Podcast 187

2/27/2019
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Episode 187 of the Dad’s Guide to Twins Podcast Show Notes In this episode, I chat with Todd Courtney father of identical twin boys. We dive into Todd’s twin journey, including: how his twins caused bathroom plumbing repairs when the twins would take off others’ diapers what they had to do to keep the twins in […]

Duration:00:37:19

How to Make Sure Your Marriage Survives Twins

2/13/2019
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Twins can put a real strain on your marriage and family life. However, they don’t have to be the end of your marriage. Listen to this episode of the podcast as I discuss several things you can do to strengthen your marriage and make sure you survive the challenges of twins, including: Set expectations before […]

Duration:00:12:18

Finding Time to Do Anything More Than Take Care of the Twins

1/30/2019
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Today we’re talking about how to balance your life with twins, particularly how do you do anything besides childcare when you’ve got very young twins. Twins can be all-consuming and overwhelming, especially in those first several months when you’re trying to figure out logistics, childcare, keeping them alive, maintaining your own sanity, and hopefully getting […]

Duration:00:08:04

Twin Identity Crisis at School

1/16/2019
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Last month my girls had an open house at school. It was a standard evening where we could meet the teachers, see their classrooms, and experience what the kids see each day. While I was walking down the hall with one of my identical twin girls, some other children approached from the other direction. One […]

Duration:00:05:41

Improving our Fatherhood Skills with Jeremy Schneider – Podcast 183

12/5/2018
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Episode 183 of the Dad’s Guide to Twins Podcast Show Notes In this episode, I chat with Jeremy Schneider father of fraternal boy/girl twins. On this show, we dive into Jeremy’s twin journey, including: Supporting each twins’ individual interests Specific things they did to help foster individuality in their twins Boy/Girl twins sharing a room […]

Duration:00:34:25

From NICU Twins to Preparing for Tweens with Tom Williams – Podcast 182

11/7/2018
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Episode 182 of the Dad’s Guide to Twins Podcast Show Notes In this episode, I chat with Tom Williams father of twin boys. On this show, we dive into Tom’s twin journey, including: Having twins as your first children When twins aren’t a total surprise A smooth pregnancy turns into a surprise early delivery NICU […]

Duration:00:18:09