Every parent of multiples will face the inevitable challenge of trying to ensure that their kids grow up with a healthy sense of self, free from the typical stereotypes ( “the smart one”, “the shy one”, etc). As a mom of young triplets, I can already see that it can sometimes be a a daunting task to find time to encourage individuality, when there are days when it’s all I can do to keep my kids fed, clothed, and clean! Please share your tips and tricks with us today, on what works for your family when it comes to encouraging individuality!
This week’s question of the week is:
How do you encourage your multiples to develop and maintain their own individual identities?
Do you plan to, or already separate them in school?
Do you encourage your kids to pursue separate interests, or try to keep them in the same activities?
What are your feelings on dressing multiples alike? Coordinating names?
If your kids are older, do they still like to, or choose to dress alike?
What specific things do you do to help encourage your children’s individuality?
Here’s what to do:
Grab the button, add it to a new post on your OWN blog
Answer the Question of the Week on your blog (spice it up with pictures and/or video if possible!)
Stop back here, and sign into the Mr Linky
Click on the other names in the Mr Linky and check out everyone else’s answers
Don’t want to blog about it? No problem, just answer the question in our comments section! Hope you are having a great weekend!