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How to Get Out the Door With Twins in 10 Easy Steps (or, Why I’m Always Sweating) – Parenting Twins Article

A hilarious look at getting out the door with twins in tow, which is one of the more difficult things you’ll do as a parent of twins. 1. Check/Reload the Diaper Bag. Because babies poop. A lot. You will need wipes, diapers, and back up clothes for the inevitable poop explosions (AKA poop up the back, poop up the front, poop out the sides). Just to be safe, pack extra back up clothes. Two sets for each baby. This is…

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Getting Out the Door With Twins – Twiniversity – Parenting Twins Article

There are a lot of articles on Twiniversity about going outside and doing fun activities with your twins. But we don’t have much advice on how to literally get out the door when you have little twins. This is a subject that often gives me anxiety, even a year after my twins were born! It’s an ever-evolving procedure to get my two boys out of the house in the morning when I’m all by myself. As they grow and gain abilities,…

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9 Hacks to Make Twin Life Easier – Parenting Twins Article

Diaper changes, nap times, getting dressed, and meals can be difficult to navigate with one baby. When there are two, and twice as many baby items to juggle, there are twice as many opportunities to derail even the best laid plans. With a little bit of creative planning, and some luck, you can spend less time juggling and more time enjoying double the joy with your twins! twin life easier 1. Buy In Bulk If there is one thing I…

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An Ode to the Twin Dads Who Have Stepped Up – Parenting Twins Article

We have come together today to pay tribute to the heroes that many people don’t often talk about: Twin Dads. Dads. Fathers. Stepdads. Grandads. The men in the background helping to keep the pieces together. The men in the foreground doing equal work hand-in-hand with their partners. And the men doing it all alone.  We joke about how our husbands and our kid’s fathers sometimes put on their clothes backward, or do their hair with a vacuum, but very rarely…

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Confession of a Parent of Multiples – Parenting Twins Article

I always say that parenthood is 51% awesome and 49% hell. But describing why the 2% difference is so worth it is really hard. There’s a scene in “The Backup Plan” with Jennifer Lopez that I love. Not her best work, but you know anything with twins I am all over it. So a dad in the park is trying to explain to the soon-to-be dad of J.Lo’s twins that parenthood is a bunch of awful things with a few…

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I love having twins. No, I really do. Toddler Twins – Parenting Twins Article

I love my 2-1/2-year-old twin girls. Anyone who knows me knows this. And yet, this age? Not easy. I struggle a lot. A LOT. So much so that my frequent grumblings and jokes about the impossibility of toddlerhood have recently made me feel like I might sound a bit like an ingrate. After all, twins (imagine sparkly gems and rainbows adorning the word… TWINS, *pow pow!* in all its magical, sparkly glory) are such a blessing. Such an amazing miracle.…

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Healthy Homemade Popsicles for Summer Snacking – Parenting Twins Article

Popsicles and hot summer days are the perfect match. My kids would eat a popsicle (or two!) every single day in the summer if I would let them. Even though it’s summertime, I still want to make sure I keep their nutrition in check. The sugar content in most store-bought popsicles is not something I can get behind for every day consumption! The best part about these three homemade popsicle recipes is that there is no added sugar. That way…

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How to Keep Kids Learning Over Summer Break – Parenting Twins Article

I think I speak for just about every parent when I say that I look forward to summer break with equal parts excitement and stress. I look forward to not packing school lunches and readily wave goodbye to homework for a few months. However, I also stress about what I am going to do with these kids all summer so we don’t all drive each other crazy! We all want to keep them busy, happy, and LEARNING all summer long.…

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Twins Baby Games for Your Twins Baby Shower – Parenting Twins Article

We polled our Twiniversity fans to find out the best twins baby games they played at their twins baby showers. We found out which ones were hits and which ones were duds. We’ve compiled all the best twins baby games for you right here to make sure your shower is super fun and memorable! Happy gaming! We did a twin facts quiz (my host looked up facts about twins on the internet) and a game where you had to guess…

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7 Summer Shopping Must-Haves for Kids – Parenting Twins Article

I don’t know about you, but we are counting down the remaining days of school.  We are beyond ready for a leisurely summer. Over the years I’ve established a list of summer shopping must-haves, which includes: Mix and Match Separates I always pick mix and match separates with a similar color scheme so it’s easy for my kids to dress themselves without looking like they are enlisting in a circus. For on-trend, comfortable kid clothing, I love Oshkosh, Carter’s, the…

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