Parents of Twins

Well, Poke You, Too! – millennial mommy – Parenting Twins Article

It’s no secret that toddlers are a pain in the ass. They’re demanding, emotional, and full of energy that is unobtainable for thirty-something parents. If we’re lucky, a couple of coffees can fuel us just long enough to chase them around the yard for two laps before our everything hurts. Raising two toddlers at once – while also being in close proximity to a third – is no easy feat. If you thought the newborn stage was rough on us,…

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8 tips for One-on-One with your Twins – Multiples and More – Parenting Twins Article

Parenting can be frustrating. Children are very demanding of attention -especially babies. With twins, there is an extra struggle with trying to give the individual baby the attention they need. It can be very tempting to try to lump your time with them together, but it can be especially important for the twins to get the one-on-one time they need to develop healthy identities and build the relationship you want. While it can be trying, here are some helpful tips…

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Life with Twins and Triplets, the Toddler to Tween Years – Multiples and More – Parenting Twins Article

Welcoming a new baby is an exciting occasion for a majority of people. No matter who you are, it is not uncommon to feel a little bit of anxiety around the joyous ordeal as well. One child may make you anxious enough -now multiply that feeling times two or three (or more!) and then you start to get close to what it’s like to hear that you will be expecting multiples. There are many great things about having twins or…

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Tips for Flying with Kids – Multiples and More – Parenting Twins Article

One of the most overwhelming parts of planning and taking vacation is worrying about flying with your baby or toddler. Recently, my husband and I took a short vacation to Colorado, which required us to take the almost 2 year old twins on their first flight. I made sure to plan ahead and asked my mother’s of multiples group if they had any recommendations. The biggest response was to get the kids their own seats. However, the thought of paying…

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I’m sorry did you say twins? Finding out we were having Twins – Multiples and More – Parenting Twins Article

“I’m sorry did you, did you say, err twins?” Was the bewildered cry from my husband when the nurse announced the two heart beats belonged to twins. Five weeks earlier my husband and I had had our early reassurance scan which you have when conceiving through IVF and we were totally overjoyed to see a teeny heartbeat and a little “blob” that was our baby, the baby we had been trying five years for. Having been diagnosed with endometriosis aged…

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Mum to Twins and Surviving Breast Cancer – Featured Blogger – Multiples and More – Parenting Twins Article

This week we have a super special twin blogger, Katy from the blog keepingabreastwiththetwins.  Katy is a proud mum to identical twin girls but is also currently fighting breast cancer. Here is her story! Why did you start your blog? Blogs had always interested me and when I found out I was having twins it was an idea I had toyed with. Fast forward four months into motherhood and I was diagnosed with breast cancer. This was when I made…

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Featured Twin Blogger – Amanda’s Great Idea! – Multiples and More – Parenting Twins Article

This week we welcome Amanda, mom to twin girls and blogger over at Amanda’s Great Idea.  Enjoy her story as she shares how she announced her twin pregnancy to her family!!   Finding out we are having Twins! My husband and I are only children, so imagine our surprise when we found out we were having twins! When discussing our family planning hopes and dreams, my husband was pretty set on just having one child. We both had great only children experiences;…

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