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HVP - March 2014

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Page 25 of 45 n Hudson Valley Parent 25 Gold's Gym LaGrange 258 Titusville Road Poughkeepsie, NY 845-463-4800 Camp Director Rob Misch 845-926-7829 Register Online TODAY! Limited Space Reserve your child's spot in the camp of their choice! Early Bird Pricing in effect until March 31st! 35 camps in all! 8 NEW CAMPS never before offered! Programs for ages 5-16 LaGrange 2014 Summer Camps are hot! Myth #3: All twins share a "secret language." This can be true and false. The official term to describe the phenom- enon of twin language is "idioglos- sia." It is more likely to happen in monozygotic, or identical twins, but it's actually quite rare for twins to develop a true language of their own. Danielle Coffey, a mother to 18 month-old identical twins Starrleigh and Kalleigh, noticed this about her daughters, "My girls are behind in speech, so it is a little difficult to say for sure, but they do have 'conversa- tions' that I cannot understand!" Twins tend to mimic the speech patterns of their siblings, which could lead to the misconception that they share a secret language. Like any two people who spend most of their time together, they learn (Continued on Page 26) Amanda Doty of Saugerties had two sets of twin girls before she had her singleton boy. Faith and Destiny are 17, Ava and Paige are 5, and Keegan is 3.

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