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Double Vision: Meet the Pairs of Twins Who Are Revolutionizing African Fashion (PHOTOS)

Chayet Chiénin | Posted 03.26.2015 | Black Voices
Chayet Chiénin

Say goodbye to the Olsen twins-- and hello to these sibling pairs, who are bringing their own unique vision to the world of African-influenced fashion.

The 15 Most Stylish Twins On Instagram

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad and Gabriela Landazuri Saltos | Posted 03.25.2015 | Style

Is it just us, or is there something inherently fascinating about well-dressed twins? Ever since the Olsens, we've been big fans of the mantra that tw...

Taylor Swift Has A Doppelganger, And It's Almost Too Much To Handle

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 03.24.2015 | Teen

This is pretty awesome. And maybe a little creepy. Tumblr user Kasey decided to post photos of her best friend, who happens to look a lot like Tay...

What I Got Wrong About Babies

Alana Romain | Posted 03.16.2015 | Parents
Alana Romain

There are a few universal truths about tiny, baby humans. They cry. They poop a lot. They need a lot of love and attention (but not actually a whole lot else). They have delicious-smelling heads. But there was one thing I got wrong about those little, love-and-attention-needing babies.

Two Years On...

Marc Leandro | Posted 03.16.2015 | Gay Voices
Marc Leandro

On June 9th, my twin sons will turn two years old. It's only slightly less opaque after two years, but I've made an observation or two, some of which apply to two-dad families and some of which apply to most anyone.

Finding Our Eye Of The Parenting Storm

Louise Storm | Posted 03.10.2015 | Parents
Louise Storm

Having four children in four years for us is like living in the proverbial eye of a hurricane: bizarrely tranquil and surrounded by a swirl of activity.

Do Twins Run In The Family?

Pamela Alma Weymouth | Posted 03.03.2015 | Comedy
Pamela Alma Weymouth

While I imagine this question is intended as a pleasant conversation starter, what people don't realize is that the answer for many of us is complicated, fraught with pain or shame, and not as innocuous as commenting on say, the state of the weather, or the state of the Union.

Room for Two: Nursery Planning Tips for Twins

Natalie Diaz | Posted 03.03.2015 | Parents
Natalie Diaz

Regardless of whether you live on a grand estate in the hills of California or a small apartment in the heart of New York City, setting up a nursery for two can be quite a challenge.

These Two Teens Aren't Just Sisters -- They're Twins

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 03.04.2015 | Teen

When Lucy and Maria Aylmer tell people they are twins, disbelief is one response. The 18-year-olds from Gloucester, U.K. are two of the five child...

Everything Is Possible While Dancin' in the Kitchen

Cathy Fink | Posted 03.02.2015 | Entertainment
Cathy Fink

Many parents thought the song should be an anthem in every elementary school in the country. But others refused to let their child sing on the song, or even sing on the recording, if we were going to include this song.

Top 5 Unsolicited Comments From Strangers On 2 Kids Under 2

Kali Kasprzyk | Posted 02.27.2015 | Parents
Kali Kasprzyk

The title says it all. I'm a mom of two kids. Under two. I am fully aware of this. Ever since it became obvious that I was carrying Baby A in my tummy, I started to get an outpouring of comments.

World's Oldest Identical Twins Are Still Inseparable After 103 Years Together

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 02.20.2015 | Fifty

While some twins strive for their individuality and independence, Glenys Thomas and Florence Davies still live next door to each other, much like they...

Cancer a Roll of the Dice? WHO Says Not!

Devra Davis, Ph.D. | Posted 02.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Devra Davis, Ph.D.

The new year began with comforting reports assuring us that cancer is due to bad luck. Johns Hopkins researchers concluded that up to two out of ever...

How Many Moms Does It Take To Draw a Heart?

Ashley Allen | Posted 02.04.2015 | Parents
Ashley Allen

This week, one of my 5-year-old twin boys and I sat down to do arts and crafts. (He actually mispronounces this activity as "arts and craps," and I'm perfectly OK with this pronunciation, as it pretty much conveys how I feel about it).

These Twin Sisters Just Turned 90 And Are Still Cracking Each Other Up

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 02.01.2015 | Fifty

If you're looking for an example of true sisterhood, look no further than this duo -- they've been inseparable for 90 years, and they're still having ...

Heartbreaking Portraits Capture Two Identical Twin Farmers At The End Of Their Lives

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 01.30.2015 | Arts

Photographer Janos Stekovics met identical twins János and István Lukács in 1985. At the time, they were in their sixties. The two have since passe...

A Straight Dad of Twin Baby Boys Explains Why We Should All Support LGBT Rights

Robert Cordero | Posted 03.24.2015 | Impact
Robert Cordero

As a father and a leader serving my community, I need to continue to step up in alliance with other far more courageous LGBT leaders and community folks to ensure that we are creating a just society.

How We're Celebrating Our Twins' Third Birthday When One of Our Birthday Boys Is No Longer Here

Jennifer Canvasser | Posted 03.16.2015 | Parents
Jennifer Canvasser

I own the heartache of Micah. I celebrate Micah, speak his name, and share his story in ways that bring me peace. I love that I can now confidently and calmly say: It is Micah and Zachary's birthday.

7 Ways To Choose Baby Names For Twins

nameberry | Pamela Redmond Satran | Posted 01.08.2015 | Parents

There are lots of ways to link twin names, from the obvious -- sharing a first initial -- to the so-subtle-it’s-nearly-invisible. Here, we look at t...

Let's Hear It For The Weirdos

David Vienna | Posted 02.15.2015 | Parents
David Vienna

Be weird. It's what makes you unique and it's why you can make a difference in this world. And the only way getting called weird can hurt you is if you let it.

Identical Twins Address Body Image Issues (PHOTOS)

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 02.08.2015 | Women
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

Colette's body shadows Lisanne's. Her ailments are similar, but less debilitating. Lisanne is the older sister by three minutes. It's as if her body has somehow served as a barrier for her sister's, taking the brunt of the pain.

Why Hollywood Can't Beat This True Story

Mona Friis Bertheussen | Posted 02.06.2015 | Entertainment
Mona Friis Bertheussen

Is there really such a thing as a coincidence? Or is there something in life, working behind the scenes to bring every story together? I did not set out to answer this question. I just followed my fascination with a strange and beautiful story from China, about twin sisters surprisingly reunited by a red dress.

When Strangers Ask About Infertility

K.K. Goldberg | Posted 01.31.2015 | Parents
K.K. Goldberg

Her approach -- the straight-up inquiry about my medical and reproductive history -- was jarring. For some reason, it gave me a burst of energy. OK, I thought, let's go there! "I did IVF," I said. "Are you considering fertility treatment?"

9 Things I'm Not Grateful For As A New Mom

Susan Vernicek | Posted 01.25.2015 | Parents
Susan Vernicek

I'm sitting here thinking about how grateful I am for giving natural birth to my set of boy/girl twins. On the other hand, let's get real for all the not-so-grateful moments in new parenthood.

Twins: Parshat Toldot

Harry Rothenberg | Posted 01.20.2015 | Religion
Harry Rothenberg

The twins, Jacob and Esav, grow up together then go their separate ways. But could things have been different?