What have people said when they saw that you have twins or you were carrying twins?

April - posted on 12/13/2009 ( 180 moms have responded )

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I am writing my final theasist in college over parents and multiples. I am going over how people don't relies how they offend us when they say annoying stupid comments about us having twins. I really would like to know anything that anyone has ever said when you were pregnant or when you were out and about with your kids and how you reacted. My favorite is when I had both my boys dressed alike and I had around three of four people ask me if they were twins... Really?? No I like to take other people's kids and dress them like mine! My best friends and I went shopping when they boys were about four months and she was carrying one and I had the other and people would ask if they were twins and we would tell people no we had them on the same day and we married twin brothers! We are so mean, I know, but I feel that I have to have fun with it sometimes or I would go insane! Thanks everyone!

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Michele - posted on 01/09/2010

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For me, it seems people were truly delighted! A lot of people told me that I was "lucky". But almost everyone asked me, "do twins run in your family?"

Tammy - posted on 01/09/2010

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I have loved reading these posts.My girls are 16 now and thier biggest complaint is that everyone still calls them "the twins" They are so different that a friend who moved here a year ago just realized they were twins recently...he just thought they were in the same grade. The most mad I ever got at someone was when they were about 3 and I had them and my younger daughter at the mall. I was using cute little harnesses with dolls attached to keep them occupied (and safe) and someone made the comment that I shouldn't put my kids on a leash...HELLO!! 3 kids under three here!! Oh, and overheard this outside the nursery at the hospital..Now those two have 2 different FATHERS-They are fraternal twins.

Amber - posted on 01/09/2010

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I have 4 month old twins. Boy and Girl. Its so funny to hear that other moms get tired of hearing the same things over and over again. Me and my husband usually take bets before we leave the house on what statement we will hear first and which we will hear the most often. But I think the worst statement that I have heard was while I was prego and early on when people found out that I was having twins the first thing out of a lot of peoples mouths, weather i knew them or not, was "your going to be huge!!!" or something to that effect! I couldn't believe that people would say that to me as if we don't worry about how much we are going to gain with pregnancy anyway!!

Jenny - posted on 01/09/2010

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I was 18 when I had my twins. I was a single mom. I had a nurse ask me what kind of fertility drugs I took. She was one of the nurses in the NICU. I looked at her and said I'm 18 why would I take fertility drugs. My twins are a boy and girl but when they were babies people would ask how can I tell them apart. I use to say that I takew off their diapers. I also got asked are they identical. That was like duh. Once they were older people would look at them and ask how I handled have two kids so close in age. My twinsstarted saying themselves " We're twins, we just don't look alike." Now that they are 16 and really don't look like twins people are very suprised to find out that they are twins.

Jodie - posted on 01/09/2010

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plp have said to me...'what twins?! how old r u?!' bloody cheek im not that young.im 24! plp r so rude. mum of twins on the edge :/ lol

Karen - posted on 01/09/2010

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I got that one a lot when mine were small ( they're 15 now). My favorite was when they would ask if I had any more children, and when I answered no, they would ask if it is harder with two than with one. I said I really don't know- what's it like to have one? Lots of questions annoyed me ( you learn to shrug it off after a while)--like the one I still get: how do you tell them apart? I say I look at them! The one question that still makes me angry when I think of it though was once someone asked "Which one is the dull one?" They were 3 at the time and learning to read in preschool. Apparently some people assume that one twin gets all the brains. I just said "They are both very bright" and kept walking. But it's been 12 years and I still haven't gotten over this one.

Karen - posted on 01/09/2010

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I got that one a lot when mine were small ( they're 15 now). My favorite was when they would ask if I had any more children, and when I answered no, they would ask if it is harder with two than with one. I said I really don't know- what's it like to have one? Lots of questions annoyed me ( you learn to shrug it off after a while)--like the one I still get: how do you tell them apart? I say I look at them! The one question that still makes me angry when I think of it though was once someone asked "Which one is the dull one?" They were 3 at the time and learning to read in preschool. Apparently some people assume that one twin gets all the brains. I just said "They are both very bright" and kept walking. But it's been 12 years and I still haven't gotten over this one.

Melissa - posted on 01/08/2010

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I was sitting at the grocery store waiting for my husband to pay, and at the time I was 37 weeks. Now, my babies combined for 16 pounds, so I was HUGE to say the least. I had a complete stranger come over and ask me if I had more than one baby in there. When I said yes, she was relieved and said she and her family were wondering, so she decided to walk over and ask. I actually thought it was kind of funny.

Susan - posted on 01/07/2010

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I have actually had people ask me if I used fertility drugs! And they weren't close friends either! Hello? That is just rude! That is personal and none of their business. (No, I did not use fertility drugs... we were just doubly blessed.) The boys look absolutely nothing alike and people ask if they are identical. Ummm... No, do they look it? Then there are the others who don't believe they are twins because they look so different. I usually tell them, "Yeah, they are... I was there. I saw it with my own two eyes!" Geesh! I'm usually very nice about their questions because I realize twins are interesting to others, and I usually respond with a smile and a simple yes or no. But if they catch me when both boys are having a bad day, I can't guarantee I will be so polite. Thanks for letting me vent :o)

Suzy - posted on 01/07/2010

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I have boy/girl twins and always get "are they identical?" to which I reply "Yes, except for the penis" that usually confuses them enough to prevent further comments. Since I have on of each, most people comment about how I am now done and don't need to have any more children as if I ahve reached some quota.

Sheena - posted on 01/06/2010

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Quoting Kasey:

While pregnant with twins I would always be asked how far along are you...you look like you are ready to burst? I was only 28 weeks or so, so this made me feel huge! Also while shopping or out and about people will always ask Twins? and when I say yes they say OHH Double the Trouble...they just assume because I have two that they are horrible and I am ready to pull my hair out! I just look at them and say actually Double the Fun! OR the best is I have fraternal girls that look similar but there are defenite differences and people will ask Twins? And I say yes and then they will say Girl and a Boy? Just because one of my twins has long hair and the other is a little behind in the hair department! Its like come on...they are both wearing pink...yeah I just figured since I have two I should dress them alike even though they are different gendered! I mean really...just because she has short hair that doesnt mean she is a he!



i love this....................... people were forever telling me how huge i was, you poor thing. i started thinking that this must be what its like when you have twins because after i had them people where forever telling me how tired i looked, i was so upset at 1st lol. my twins are girls as well and i have them in pink and people ask if they are boys or girls, some people just dont pay any attention do they lol. :)

Sheena - posted on 01/06/2010

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my twins are only 5 months old and im already over the comments from randoms on the street. (oh my god are they twins or did you have twins) HELLOO!! i make there dad push them thro town if hes with me coz i dont want to be rude and he doesint mind, alot of people have even given him the well done, like he did it all by himself, and one rude man even said to one of my friends who was pushing the pram for me, "give your mrs a rest" lol luckey my friend thrt that was funny coz i didnt.

Suzanne - posted on 01/05/2010

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I have 14 month old boy/girl twins, and am always asked how far apart in age they are. When I answer "42 mins" they say "wow - are they twins"...yes...yes they are. then I get..."but he's so much bigger than her"...a whole 2 lbs. people just don't think.



I had another person stop me in the mall to tell me I was greedy for having twins....

Melissa - posted on 01/05/2010

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The most common question I got when I was pregnant with my twins was "Do twins run in your family?" I hated that question. It was so personal and when I told some people the truth, that I had a hard time getting pregnant and had some help with fertility treatments, they were like ,"oh". Like it was a cop-out that I used fertility help! People were so rude about that, so I just started telling people that twins did run in my family.

Amber - posted on 01/05/2010

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I LOVE what you wrote about the dressing them alike i have had a similuar situation but i have a girl and boy so u could wonder y they would say " both boys ?" that agrivated me so much that when my daughter was 7 mnths old we had her ears piersed. My husband works out of town during the week and when i needed to go some where when they were younger i would recruit my granmother or aunt to help me with them. One day i was in wal-mart with my grandmother and i had a lady ask me if my son ( that my grandmother was holding) was hers. My granmother is 70 yrs old and she got a kick out of the question. And it never fails for the question weather or not they r twins, some times it takes all i can to not say anything too smart.

Luv Amber

Lisa - posted on 01/05/2010

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When I saw this question I just had to answer it is so bad when I go shopping that I sometimes don't even make eye contact with people because of the stupid questions I get asked I have 10 month old girls and people always ask if they are boys and the most reacent one I got asked was OH WHERE DID YOU GET THOES not even kidding I told the lady I just found them on my way to the store. It is so hard to be nice sometimes because when people stop you they have to stop right in front of the stroller and get right in there face like you have a circus attraction or something.

Lisa - posted on 01/05/2010

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When I saw this question I just had to answer it is so bad when I go shopping that I sometimes don't even make eye contact with people because of the stupid questions I get asked I have 10 month old girls and people always ask if they are boys and the most reacent one I got asked was OH WHERE DID YOU GET THOES not even kidding I told the lady I just found them on my way to the store. It is so hard to be nice sometimes because when people stop you they have to stop right in front of the stroller and get right in there face like you have a circus attraction or something.

Alicia - posted on 01/04/2010

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Quoting Shelly:

I really enjoyed when people asked me when I was pregnate with twins "How did that happen?" or "Are they natural?". I would respond with many answers depending on my mood usually I would start with well when a mommy and daddy love each other.... and No they are fake people.
After my favorite is "are they identical? "(one is a boy and one a girl). My twins look nothing alike except height. I answer "Yup except the penis on that one" as I point at either child.
People are crazy rude sometimes.



Shelly I that is so funny I have to use it the next time someone asks if my son and daughter are identical. 



 But I was in the doctors office once and after I told an older man that they were twins this twit says to me "they must have different daddies" WTH  (my daughter is light skinned and my son is dark)



 

Rachel - posted on 01/03/2010

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I have boy/girl twins and I get a chuckle every time someone asks me if they are identical! =D

Sarah - posted on 01/03/2010

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when i was 4 months pregnant i had a customer come into my work and ask what was good to eat on the menu or what was a good offer (i work in a resturant) i suggested to her that she should go for the lunch menu as you get starters, mains and dessert for a really cheap price. The cheeky sod then said u must like the lunch menu the size ur stomach is getting! I very politly pointed out that i was 4 months pregnant with twins, that shut her up. The customer then commented that 'ur a bit young for IVF' i quickly walked away before i gave her a slap! Comments that bug me are ' double trouble' 'can i have one' (dressed in boys clothes, blue dummies) are they girls?' that one really bugs me.

Sarah - posted on 01/03/2010

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when i was 4 months pregnant i had a customer come into my work and ask what was good to eat on the menu or what was a good offer (i work in a resturant) i suggested to her that she should go for the lunch menu as you get starters, mains and dessert for a really cheap price. The cheeky sod then said u must like the lunch menu the size ur stomach is getting! I very politly pointed out that i was 4 months pregnant with twins, that shut her up. The customer then commented that 'ur a bit young for IVF' i quickly walked away before i gave her a slap! Comments that bug me are ' double trouble' 'can i have one' (dressed in boys clothes, blue dummies) are they girls?' that one really bugs me.

Kasey - posted on 01/02/2010

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While pregnant with twins I would always be asked how far along are you...you look like you are ready to burst? I was only 28 weeks or so, so this made me feel huge! Also while shopping or out and about people will always ask Twins? and when I say yes they say OHH Double the Trouble...they just assume because I have two that they are horrible and I am ready to pull my hair out! I just look at them and say actually Double the Fun! OR the best is I have fraternal girls that look similar but there are defenite differences and people will ask Twins? And I say yes and then they will say Girl and a Boy? Just because one of my twins has long hair and the other is a little behind in the hair department! Its like come on...they are both wearing pink...yeah I just figured since I have two I should dress them alike even though they are different gendered! I mean really...just because she has short hair that doesnt mean she is a he!

Tracy - posted on 01/01/2010

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the things that people come out with really when my twin girls first came home one silly woman said oh is it breathing shall i poke it. then one day we was out and they had winnie the pooh bibs on and a lady asked if that was their names pooh. and we get the same questions are they twins are they girls (even though they are in pink) are they identical its like no-one has ever had twins before people just go silly stop right in front of you so you cant go anywhere.

Faith - posted on 01/01/2010

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I get a lot of people saying "Wow, twins! Congrats." But I've gotten a few very interesting comments. One was "Twins? How did that happen?" and another was "I'd rather slit my wrists." The latter commenter was extremely close to getting slapped.

Dawn - posted on 01/01/2010

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The most common response I get from people when they see me with my twins is "wow what a handful" or "better you than me".....I always think "yes better me than you! I LOVE having twins!!!" I had 4 children when I found out I was pregnant with my twins. A lot of work? Yes....but it is the most exciting, beautiful experience! You can only imagine the comments I get when I go out with all six of the kids. I think it's great and think it's kinda funny when people freak out at the amount of children I have.....I LOVE it and I'm very proud!! :)

Melissa - posted on 12/31/2009

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ok, they were in the NICU for 2 weeks and the day we brought them home we were putting the babies in the car and this couple stopped and asked us if they were twins and my mom said "no they are running a 2 for one special in the mother baby unit" it was funny and then we said yes. It was just weird they would ask that knowing we were putting them in the same car. I had a friend who had a boy/girl set and someone asked her if they were identical...hahahaha. that one was funny

Susan - posted on 12/30/2009

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My favorite was also "Are the identical" I would answer they are boy and girl, but than I have had a couple people argue that boy/girl can be identical...apparently they weren't in class the day they explained that to be identical the DNA has to be the same.... xx/xy is not the same people......



I also hated when people would say "boy do you have your hands full" or "TWINS I have always wanted twins"

Kel-Cie - posted on 12/30/2009

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Haha, I have 6 month old boys and i've heard it all too. lets see:

"Better you than me" - Thats obvious

"How do you do it!" - Umm I don't have a choice, I can't give one back

" Wow are they twins" - Yes "Are they both yours?" - Ummm let me give you the definition of twins

"Oh this one is a boy so this on must be a girl" - No the 2 children dresses in truck overalls are both boys

"Oh its a shame you didn't have 1 of each because then you could be done" - Assuming i'd want to be done after one of each, I actullay was hoping for 2 boys and got them, but thanks for you interest into my life

" They can't be twins, ones bigger than the other, they don't look alike etc"

" there is no way they are yours, your too: small, young, insert comment here"

"Oh you named them alike because they're twins, they'll hate that when they are older" - Wow waht insight into my boys growing personality, they are actually each named after a Grandfather whose names both happened to start with J

"Twins must run in your family" - Nope

" well my graet great great grandfather's neices 2nd husband had twins, so thats where your twins came from" - Sorry one set of twins in 100 years is just a statistical probablility not a hereditary factor

Amy - posted on 12/29/2009

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Here is another thing I hated when pregnant, people are so intrigued that you are having twin that you have everyone walking up and wanting to touch your stomach all the time....so annoying what do they think they are doing??? I ended up wearing a sign saying "caution the bitch bites" just to keep them away!!!

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I am 52 years old now. My dad was always annoyed by people asking him if me and my twin sister were twins. He would respond, "No, one is mine and the other belongs to my wife." What bothered my parents the most is that my twin and I were numbers 2 and 3 of five children. The other children were completely ignored. We were so "special". My younger sister, Patricia now 49, still has issues because there were two boys, one older and one younger, the identical twins in the middle and the younger sister, Patricia. Her biggest issue is that my twin and I were referred to as "the girls". She wonders, "what was I?" I see her point. My parents were in error then and now. They still refer to my twin and me as "the girls" and her as "Patricia."

Lorraine - posted on 12/29/2009

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i like what kristen said i have a boy and a girl and when they were young and sitting in the buggy they would ask twins and then say boys even when she is all in pink and also because she has short hair she always gets asked if shes a boy.

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I really enjoyed when people asked me when I was pregnate with twins "How did that happen?" or "Are they natural?". I would respond with many answers depending on my mood usually I would start with well when a mommy and daddy love each other.... and No they are fake people.
After my favorite is "are they identical? "(one is a boy and one a girl). My twins look nothing alike except height. I answer "Yup except the penis on that one" as I point at either child.
People are crazy rude sometimes.

Kristin - posted on 12/28/2009

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I have 7 month old B/G twins and when I first found out I was pregnant there was a lot of "You're gonna be HUGE!" I think I disappointed people because I did gain about 60 lbs but lost it plus another 20 with breastfeeding. Now I get the comment that I "couldn't possibly have twins!" The other most frequent after "are they identical?" is "Aren't you lucky, done in one shot". I would love to have more kids but they were IVF and its not likely we will be able to do that again. The most shocking is the amount of medical personnel that ask if they are identical! I am an RN and it never ceases to amaze me.

Amy - posted on 12/28/2009

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When I was very pregnant with my B/G twins people would ask why I had put on so much weight ( twin 1 7lb 5oz twin 2 5lb 15oz fraternal) or why I wasn't at work ( I had a job in which i was constantly standing all day) for 8 hours a day 5 days a week from 35 weeks, I thought I did well to make it that far!!!.

I also get "Are they identical", or "Do they run in the family" or "Are they from your side or the fathers side!!!" They have an older and a younger sister, When pregnant with the youngest I got the comments "wouldn't it be great to have twins again" there is 22months between my twins and my youngest and "how funny would it be to have triplets this time"

I think the best questions you get are from all the people that stop you in the supermarket and ask "did you conceive naturally" and " where they born naturally" and its like well none of your buisness lady would you like me to ask you that about your kids!!

The best comments though are "I'd love to (or wish i had) have twins" or "how do you do it, I couldn't handle twins never mind having twins and other kids" and I just look at them, what choice do you have you choose to have kids so you just deal with what comes day by day..

Good luck with your theasis.

Kary - posted on 12/26/2009

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I constantly get asked "if I am scared" which doesn't sound like an annoying question.... but after being asked it 50 times...... erf!! Anyhow, why would I be scared? It is going to be differant, but I trust completely that we will all survive, lol!! People are silly. I was never asked "if I was scared" when I had a single pregnancy, and if I was, I really would have looked at them like they were crazy for asking me such a proposterous question!! Maybe they are scared........

Michelle - posted on 12/25/2009

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Went shopping a couple of days before Christmas with my hubby and our older daughter. The lady at the supermarket checkout remarked, "oh what gorgeous girls, are they twins?" My hubby replied "yes". She said, "well there can't be much of an age difference then?" What the....my hubby quickly replied...."oh only about 30 seconds". The look on this woman's face was priceless! I had to have an emergency c-section with the girls.

Renata - posted on 12/20/2009

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Quoting Carol:

A TRIBUTE TO ALL YOU MOMS OUT THERE! Here is cute song and a good site.
http://amomentwithmom.blogspot.com/
If you can not access the song go to YouTube / Go Fish-the Mom Song
Enjoy and have fun being a Mom!


Thanks for sharing. That's a cute song.

Michelle - posted on 12/20/2009

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I don't mind to much about the "twin" comments. Probably the one that drives me crazy is when people ask me what type of twin they are and I say identical. Then they either ask "does it run in the family?" or "Did you use fertility drugs." I usually give them a look and do a short explanation about fraternal vs. identical twins.

To this day I still get stopped and people comment about my twins who are now 6. Now I get comments about my younger two who are 4 and 2 yr old boys, "oh, you have two sets of twins." My god my younger two do look alike, but one is 4 and the other is 2, complete developmental differences. Of course, I also get the you have 4 boys "you must be busy" comments. I used to say when they were all younger "Yea, four boys 4 yrs old and younger." Then I would have to say "I have multiples" to sort of get rid of that expression of horror.

Janine - posted on 12/20/2009

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Quoting Lori:

the one thing that I got asked was "how do you tell them apart?" (they're fraternal but they're both girls)...it was simple...one was lighter complected than the other, when they were babies one was a little "butterball" the other was much smaller.

the one thing I was asked that just cracked me up was once when they were babies I had them dressed in flower print jumpsuits and little ruffle socks and bows in their hair and somebody asked me "are they boys or girls"....wow!



i get that all the time! yes the girls have very little hair, but come on who would put a boy in pink?

Janine - posted on 12/20/2009

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Quoting Cassie:

The "Are they twins?" one is the one that really burns me, but I guess that since I don't dress them alike (I feel that they should have seperate identies and not be made to look like each other) I'm opening myself up for that one. I want to get some shirts that say, "Thing 1' and Thing 2" or I'm the original and I'm the clone. Then I get alot of the Well I bet you're hands are full. Plus the are these your first? My step-mother-in-law told me and my husband were being selfish keeping both of them for ourselves. Dang straight I am! I carried them for almost 8 mths! They're my sons and they are the best and I wouldn't trade them for all the money in the world! I also like it when I have one in a store and someone else has the other and you hear, "I just saw that baby over there!" So I explain I have twins. It's really like living in a fish bowl. People will look at a single baby and think 'cute'. But when they pass twins, it's like they have a magnet or something that won't let them pass until they ask stupid questions. Plus if you don't have them with you and you're buying your monthly supply of diapers and formula, you get funny looks! It's fun to make them wonder!



hi cassie, i have a few friends and relatives who can't have children and they always say that they will take one, no way. i know i whinge because i'm tired and stressed ( mu hubby works alot) but they make me feel bad because i didn't have troubles falling prenant and i had two at once.



My parents took the girls on an outing and they heard a lot of people say "i just saw that baby over there" it's priceless!

Amy - posted on 12/20/2009

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The normal "Are the twins?" questions and treating them alike is expected, I guess. When my faternal twin girls have started new rooms in their daycare (which is very small), it is an adjustment for the teachers to decide which is which and to be able to "tell them apart" even though they look nothing alike with different hair cuts, eye color, and facial features. Which to me is also expected.

The worst I got was when I was pregnant. I am a Pediatric ER nurse. So at 25 weeks, walking around the ER in the middle of the night looking like I was going to deliver at any second, I had a lot of parents ask me when I was due. Which of course ratted me out (unless I lied and told them in a couple of weeks, which I did in a few cases because I was busy and didn't have time for chit chat). When I did tell people I was having twins, especailly the closer I got to delivery, these women felt the need to tell me all their horror stories about how the child I was caring for was a twin but the other died at birth or the other died in utero or how they were preganant with twins but lost them. I mean come on, really??? You tell the woman who looks like she's about ready to deliver any minute that one or both of your twins died??? Come on people, let's be polite and play nice in the sandbox!!

Lori - posted on 12/20/2009

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the one thing that I got asked was "how do you tell them apart?" (they're fraternal but they're both girls)...it was simple...one was lighter complected than the other, when they were babies one was a little "butterball" the other was much smaller.

the one thing I was asked that just cracked me up was once when they were babies I had them dressed in flower print jumpsuits and little ruffle socks and bows in their hair and somebody asked me "are they boys or girls"....wow!

Cassie - posted on 12/20/2009

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The "Are they twins?" one is the one that really burns me, but I guess that since I don't dress them alike (I feel that they should have seperate identies and not be made to look like each other) I'm opening myself up for that one. I want to get some shirts that say, "Thing 1' and Thing 2" or I'm the original and I'm the clone. Then I get alot of the Well I bet you're hands are full. Plus the are these your first? My step-mother-in-law told me and my husband were being selfish keeping both of them for ourselves. Dang straight I am! I carried them for almost 8 mths! They're my sons and they are the best and I wouldn't trade them for all the money in the world! I also like it when I have one in a store and someone else has the other and you hear, "I just saw that baby over there!" So I explain I have twins. It's really like living in a fish bowl. People will look at a single baby and think 'cute'. But when they pass twins, it's like they have a magnet or something that won't let them pass until they ask stupid questions. Plus if you don't have them with you and you're buying your monthly supply of diapers and formula, you get funny looks! It's fun to make them wonder!

Victoria - posted on 12/20/2009

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I learnt very quickly to keep my head down when out shopping in town. What should have been a 5 minute trip would so easily run to an hour! I would get the usual "Gosh they must be hard work!" when in actual fact compared to friends with singletons, I found it easier. "Are they identical?"...yes I would reply. "Is it one of each?"....Urm how do you explain politely that they wouldn't make them identical?!!! "Do twins run in your family?" no, but they are identical so that theory doesn't apply. Oh I did have one young man (very rude) say that it was very inconsiderate of me to have a double pushchair as it was taking up too much space! But you would also have the helpful comments from other parents with twins about how wonderful it will be and how they will have a friend for life. When my boys (who are now 12) and fighting like cat and dog, I try and remind myself of those nice comments!

Ginny - posted on 12/19/2009

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My twins are almost 30 years old and I still get that "I bet they were a hand full" I tell them "no, they were easier when they were little"

When I am out and I see some one who has twins, I tell the congrat and what great babies (kids) they have.

Renata - posted on 12/19/2009

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Quoting Carol:

I'm sure you all can relate to this one, especially Renata!
How about when you have to go to the store or out in public, your time is of great essence!
I would just want to get done what I needed and get home to do what I needed and I would silently chant...Please, don't let any one stop me. Please don't let anyone stop me! Just about make it when someone(s) would stop me. *sigh* I know all babies are irresistible to look at...But I'm so tired and still have so much to do!!!!!!!! I would let out a deep sigh, force a happy face, muster up some patience that I was trying to reserve for my family, then turn around with a look of...Ah Huh on my face as I tried to answer respectively some of these silly questions! I am sure I did not have much of a poker face! God certainly taught me self control and patience in those early stages!!


Whenever I don't have time or I'm not in the mood :) to be stopped, I avoid eye contact and pretend I don't hear all the "Awwww, they're so cute" and "Are those triplets?" blah blah blah. And rush by. People probably think I"m a b****, but I don't care. They're the ones who are being rude.

Janine - posted on 12/19/2009

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i have the same problem, everywhere i go i get asked if they are twins! I also get asked if i went through IVF. then other people would say that they would love to have twins. people stare and don't hold doors open so i can get my huge pram through the door and they expect me to get out of the way when i'm walking down the street.

Cassie - posted on 12/19/2009

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I was only 15 when I got pregnant with my twins, so you can imagine the critisism that I got. But, I always got the "Are those little guys twins?" thing. It was very annoying. I also don't dress them alike 24/7, so I would always, and still do get people asking me why I don't dress them alike if they are twins. But the biggest thing that I get when I tell people I have twins is "Oh my God, how old are you?", you can imagine how shocked they are when I tell them that I also have a daughter and another baby on the way. LOL. Oh, and just for the record, I am 23.

Judi - posted on 12/19/2009

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I have a boy and a girl. I get asked if they are identical twins. Um, no....one is a boy and one is a girl!

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