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Sounds like you found who has the dominate personality in your sons. Asking or telling a 23 month old boy is about as useful as telling a 23 year old boy not to do something. My suggestion is to quickly address this situation by intervening, stating in a phrase which you say the same way every time what the unwanted behavior was, then immediately start a ...


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Maybe this seems odd, but at 7 months you just put them in a room (or separate rooms for twins) close the door and they will fall asleep eventually. If your wife is actively calming them down then they will not learn to nap, only learn how to get her attention. This is something my wife and I read about but did not have the inner strength to do until our ...


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It is in our nature to be jealous. I noticed similar problems with my kiddos. However, I then noticed how I "congratulated" them and such, and realized I was creating the jealousy. I've since switched to a "right on, the more you practice the better you both will get" kind of accolade for almost all situations. Even when it is just 1 kid doing something ...


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The basic problem is that a twin brother or sister makes for an infinitely better and especially easier friend than all of those strange and unpredictable kids with their unfamiliar habits and ways of expressing themselves. Single kids about that age have a strong drive to belong and thus are prompted to undergo the learning process of being social and ...



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