Good Questions: Preparing for a Visit from Toddler Twins

Good Questions: Preparing for a Visit from Toddler Twins

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Janel Laban
Jun 4, 2009

Nicole sent in an email. She writes: My brother-in-law and his family are planning to visit and stay with my husband and me over a long weekend in June. They have twin boys that will be 2 years old very shortly. We haven't had much opportunity to spend time with them as they live several states away, but when we would see them, I noticed that the boys got into everything, and the parents were very lax in disciplining them. I don't think they know the word 'no'....

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I don't want to completely clear out my home for fear of the boys getting into things, but what should I do to prepare for their visit? Also, would it be wrong of me to discipline the boys (telling them no and such) while they're visiting if the parents don't do anything? I'm a little distraught about this visit. Any advice would be great.

Thanks!

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