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Twins Born in Different Years

If this happened to me, I know I would be pissed. Because, after all, what's the point of throwing your New Year's Eve away to have a kid if you don't get the full year's tax deduction for the year just ended? Well, Tarrance and Tangernika Woods at...

Black and White Twins - Again

The odds against having twins, one of whom appears black and the other white, are astronomical at best. It would require a specific set of circumstances and a whole lot of luck. It's the sort of thing that, even if you were able to do it once, you...

Kate Gosselin - Her Side

Kate Gosselin of Jon and Kate Plus 8
Do you ever wonder what life would be like if you had one more child? How about two more? How about SIX more? Four years ago, Jon and Kate Gosselin went from being parents of two to...

Big families are better

I grew up in a larger-than-average family, by today's standards, and I have to say I've always felt that big families were better for the kids than smaller ones, even as I worry about the effects of over-population. Cassandra Jardine, a British...

Twins born minutes apart to be separated by an entire school year

Being a twin always seemed really great to me. In a romantic notion, I pictured having a twin meant being able to share pretty much everything together. So it would seem to most people. For Lexus and Amber Conway, however, twins born one on each...

Septuplets born to Egyptian couple

Ghazala Khamis made history last week when she gave birth to seven apparently healthy babies via c-section, making her only the second mother ever to successfully give birth to septuplets. The children, four girls and three boys, all appear to be...

Baby number 18 for Canadian mom

While Michelle Duggar is only just working on number eighteen, a woman in British Columbia, Canada has already dropped her eighteenth kid. The forty-four-year-old Romanian immigrant gave birth to daughter Abigail, weighing a healthy seven pounds,...

Twins meet twins, beget twins

It's unusual enough to be identical twins, but for a pair of such twins to meet another pair of identical twins and fall in love? That's gotta be pretty rare. But then, for one of those couples to give birth to identical twins, that's even more of a...

Twins and triplets face added layer of difficulty in college admissions

Getting into college is tough. There are so many choices, so much paperwork to fill out. Then there's the very likely chance that you (or your child) won't get into the college of choice. Sometimes there is a legacy to follow--mother went to a...

Jon and Kate - Are they good enough parents for TV?

I'm not especially into watching Jon and Kate plus Eight, the show that chronicles the parenting adventures of a couple with twins and sextuplets, but my wife likes to catch it. I've never been a big fan of Kate, the wife and mother; I feel that she...

No twins for Angie -- yet

Who would have thought that in the cautious, conservative world of tabloid journalism, someone would have jumped the gun on a story with sketchy, unsubstantiated evidence? Well, apparently, Entertainment Tonight, which had reported last week that...

Did Angelina Jolie give birth to twins?

Entertainment Tonight is reporting that Angelina Jolie has given birth to twin girls, Isla (pronounced eye-la) Marcheline and Amelie Jane Jolie-Pitt. The girls' middle names come from Angelina's and Brad's moms, respectively. (I understand they got...

Triplets for mom who lost three

A year ago, Lori Coble was sitting in traffic on Interstate 5 in Southern California when a big rig rear-ended her minivan at an estimated 55-60 mph. Lori and her mother were injured, but her three children, five-year-old Kyle, four-year-old Emma,...

Pregnant bank teller shot

Thirty-year-old Katherin Shuffield works as a teller for the Huntington Bank in Indianapolis, Indiana. She's also five months pregnant with twins. Yesterday, however, wasn't such a good day at work. Around 9:30am, a masked man came into the bank,...

One of these quadruplets is not like the others

Remember that game they played on Sesame Street where they had four things and you had to spot the one that was different? Well, one family in Maryland gets to play that with their kids now. On January 29th, Amanda and Joshua Prelich became the proud...

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