5 Common Problems With Raising Multiples

Managing Money

Don't know how to live frugally? It's a skill that has to be acquired for parents of multiples. Your money will go to diapers, car seats and toys when they're little. That will become money spent on clothes, dance lessons and daycare as they get older. As young men and women, it'll become colleges, cars and insurance. And don't forget weddings. As a parent of a multiple, living modestly is essential. You'll amass a huge amount of junk each year without even realizing it. There's a difference between niceties and necessities -- with twins, triplets and more, it's critical to see that difference [source: Swenson].