Sharing Apps over multiple devices

Hi Guys,
At home we have 1 ipad (wifes) and 1 iphone (mine). As of Friday, I will be buying myself an ipad2, and i am a bit unsure about sharing apps over the 3 devices. At the moment my wifes ipad and my iphone both use my apple id to buy apps and things. This is ok, as I do all the purchasing of apps on her ipad etc. When I buy the new ipad, i will be also putting this on my apple id. I believe that in this situation, I can share apps over all 3 devices as they use the same ID. What I want to do is give my wife her own apple id, so that she can buy apps from her own account and not bleed my bank account dry . If I do this, will I still be able to share apps between all 3 devices, or will she have to rebuy certain apps that she and I will use?

Sorry, my english is bad and i bad understand. I and my lil brother have 2 iPads, my dad has iphone. I sync my ipad on my laptop & at home-pc, my dad sync iphone at home-pc & at work, my brother only at home pc. Can we ALL use 1 dad's apple ID on all our device and all home lib on our 3 pc itunes? How much iOS devices we can use with 1 apple ID, becouse my mom also want to buy ipad, and my brother want ipod touch on his birthday?

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