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We get excited by their first smile, words and steps; they’re exciting and a huge part of our children’s’ development. But what about the other ones that are lovely to reminisce on?
Every parent has a story that starts like this and parents of twins, triplets or more are no exception. The stories made us laugh, gasp and offer that knowing nod of sympathy...
At home with her toddler triplets throughout most of 2020, mum Sylvia began trying to think of new play activities to keep her three entertained every day at home. She shares her ideas...
To celebrate 'May the Fourth' we’ve found Star Wars quotes that perfectly sum up being a parent of twins, triplets or more. Which one is your favourite?
"One more story", "I'm not tired", "I need to pee" ... As parents, we hear it all but we've narrowed the bedtime routine down to 'only' 47 steps!
As parents we all go through those messy nappies and projectile sick, but with twins, triplets or more it's multiplied!
While we’re not going to be disappointed with a lovely bunch of flowers, there are a few things that would make the day absolutely perfect.
To mark World Book Day we've got quotes from classic books that we think all parents of twins, triplets or more will love.
Have you recently welcomed twins, triplets or more to the family? We have 8 important tips from a parent of multiples to help you feel prepared.
Weaning will be mess! Here's some things we wish we'd been told before starting weaning with our twins, triplets or more...
If you could go back to the first year with twins, triplets or more and tell yourself one thing, what would it be? We asked parents and the responses were great.
We asked families to tell us they're a parent of twins (or more) without saying 'I'm a parent of twins'. The answers didn’t disappoint.
Being a parent of twins, triplets or more is gift in itself. But sometimes our little ones remind of us of the gifts they give us each day.
Ask a parent what the best job in the world is….you’ll get a few that say ‘being a mum or dad’. Sometimes it’s a struggle, and that’s ok, because we’re all in this together.
Go to bed…tired! Wake up…tired! It all seems part of being a parent of multiples. Here’s 8 reasons why you might be waking up more tired than when your head first hit the pillow.
When it comes to parenting, for some things there simply is no right or wrong answer, but there are a few “Parenting Commandments” that are good to stick to...
The parenting moment that makes you cringe is the when something tumbles out your mouth and you think “oh no, I used to hate it when my mum/dad said that”.
To celebrate Winnie the Pooh day, we’ve found some of Pooh’s wise old words that we think all parents of twins, triplets or more will love.
Spending time online has become a huge part of our childrens' lives; now more than ever, with the introduction of online learning for many.
With icy mornings and chilly days, it’s a good time to think about how to keep your little ones safe and warm when travelling in the car.
Twins, triplets or more can attract a lot of attention. Here are questions all parents are asked, and a couple of suggestions of how you can answer...
Having one child is a big journey to embark upon but having more than one (at the same time!) is incredible and something that we should all be celebrating.
“It may be Christmas Day, but it is still their birthday and we have to celebrate it.” Twin mum, Karen Gardner, pulls out all the stops to ensure it's the best day ever!
Sinead and Colin are hoping for a fun-filled family Christmas this year after mum spent last year without her twin daughters.
Whether you’re putting up your Christmas tree, wrapping presents or sitting around the dinner table with the family, we have the perfect Christmas playlist for you.
If you're looking for some Christmas munchies you can make with the kids over the holidays, look no further. We've got easy recipes you can try together...
It’s the time of year so many parents dread – present buying. We're all in this together so here’s 9 Christmas shopping struggles all parents can relate to…
Looking for some fun Christmas themed activities? You've come to the right place! Here's some ideas of fun Christmas activities and ways that you can support Twins Trust at the same time.
We have a very organised twin mummy in the office prepped and ready to go with elf on the shelf ideas to last the month – there’s even a spreadsheet!
We think our POM Friends (that’s “Parent of Multiples” ) are the best support network ever. And here are some reasons why….
My triplets have been a constant source of joy during lockdown, says proud mum Debbie. "Their lovely friendship and bond came out even more during lockdown,"
Social distancing and restrictions on seeing people has changed how we celebrate Halloween this year, but that doesn’t mean it can’t still be packed full of fun.
These un-boo-lievable costume ideas will hopefully give you a fright AND some ideas for both boys and ghouls.
Who has heard “I’m bored” already? We’re here to rescue you with some simple ideas to keep your twins or more amused.
We know navigating your way through life during a pandemic can be hard but here are 5 things to make you smile right now!
Our peer supporters are mothers who have breastfed their twins and trained with NCT to support other mothers of multiples.
We tell them we can’t wait for some peace and quiet and then beg them to come home when they leave for uni….
When your twins, triplets or more start school it’s a steep learning curve. If you’re a parent, these are the things you’re likely to learn in a year of school runs.
There's lots of reasons to be excited about having twins, triplets or more... What is your favourite thing about having multiples?
"I think I’ve done okay...I do feel incredibly proud of them both!" Claire shares her experience of raising twins as a single mum for other parents of multiples...
The house is sometimes a mess and the washing is never done but that's ok as long as your twins, triplets or more are happy.
It's ok if there are some things that aren't as enjoyable as you hoped they would be but we have some solutions to help make them better...
Dory speaks whale, Dr Dolittle speaks monkey, but do you speak 'parent'? Here's a few of what we say... vs what we mean...
How many of these 'parenting sayings' have you used?
Babies aren't able to regulate their own heat as well as we can and can’t tell us when they are hot, so it’s important to ensure they are protected from the heat.
Are your little ones taking the giant leap into school in September? We have tips to prepare.
Nobody is the ‘Perfect Parent’ and no one expects you to be. Being ‘Super-Mum/Dad’ is better!
The daily life of a multiples parent is undoubtedly challenging, but the rewards are double, treble or quadruple.
You've mastered some important new skills worth celebrating. You're awesome!
The summer holidays are just around the corner so we've got ideas to make them fun for you AND the kids.
From A to Z, we've got you covered with all things related to twins, triplets or more. What things would you add to our alphabet of multiples?
Whether you laugh, cringe or do a mix of the two, we hope you like our signs you’re a new parent of twins, triplets or more....
Colleagues, friends, even strangers, as parents of twins, triplets or more we hear some pretty funny things.
If you've heard of the classic game, why not try our parent edition? Give yourself a point for each thing you’ve done and let us know your score.
There's so many things we love about being a parent of twins, triplets or more but we narrowed it down to a top 10!
Don't get us wrong, we love being parents of twins, triplets or more... but Disney made life look so easy didn't it?!
Having ‘spare time’ is something that pretty much goes out of the window when you are parents of twins, triplets, or more.
We’re all used to “I’m bored” and “I don’t want to do that”. But occasionally we get gems like this…
Father’s Day. A day to give an extra big shout out to the person that provides for us, looks after us, inspires us and embarrasses us! Here’s 6 things all dads do...
The sun is shining across a lof of the country, which is great so that we're not cooped up in the house, but how do you keep your twins, triplets or more cool?
Our twins, triplets or more keep us busy so it's no wonder we occasionally feel a bit sleepy. Here's some of the signs that tiredness is taking over...
What causes us to worry and how can you help your twins, triplets or more? Claire Burgess, Family Consultant from Bespoke Family, has shared support to help.
If you’re a parent of twins, triplets or more and feeling a little overwhelmed, just remember, we’re all in this crazy, wonderful, exciting journey together.
From the days that feel chaotic to the double/triple/quadruple love you feel and everything in between, it's a special experience.
As a new parent you’ve probably found yourself doing lots of things you told yourself you’d never do. Here's signs you're a new parent...
Our kids are growing up. But they still need us. With new concerns as they grow up, solutions can seem harder but we love the challenge.
Here are some tips, aimed at pre-school children, on how to make play with your twins, triplets or more fun for everyone.
Here's the occasional daft thing us parents of multiples have done while sleep deprived.
We found 11 relatable gifs that’ll make you go “that’s me", do eye-roll emoji and hopefully a little “laugh out loud” too.
We want nothing more than for our little ones to be happy and enjoy every moment. Here's a few things we'd like to tell them so they cherish every minute.
Children are lovely until you realise they’re yours and you can’t give them back mid meltdown. Here’s 7 parenting secrets.
Sometimes you just need to know there is someone that relates to you. Here’s some of our favourite parenting quotes...
Being a parent of twins, triplets or more is wonderfully special. We're sure parents will be able to relate to a few of these.
They might be the bad guys in the films but even Disney villains can bring humour to parenting.
As a parent of more than one you acquire a whole heap of new skills, that will leave your parent CV brimming. Here’s some of the skills that only twin, triplet or quad parents have:
For parents that are looking for some new responses to those FAQs that strangers ask...
Are your eyes open? Nope! Here's 11 photos that we think perfectly sum up life with twins, triplets or more.
It’s emotional, stressful, overwhelming but oh so lovely and sometimes parents just need a little reminder that they’ve got this.
Our twin and triplet parents at Twins Trust share the funny excuses they’ve heard for why their children can't go to sleep…
You’ve read 50 different articles on feeding, how to discipline fairly and how to choose a school. But they never tell you THIS……
As parents, we can sometimes be guilty of beating ourselves up. But we think you’re pretty awesome if…
Potty training - it's messy, it's frustrating, but we're all in this together! We have support to help with twins, triplets or more...
Mums….it takes all sorts. Do all mummy friends fall into these groups?! For a bit of fun, which one would you say you are? Blog by Twins and a Tortoise
Being a mother is one of the most frustrating, but rewarding jobs to have. The best kept mum secrets are just how much she sacrificed for you. Here's 10 things she never told you...
Having twins, triplets or more can feel slightly overwhelming at times, but there's so many things that are amazing about having multiples. We narrowed it down to our favourite eleven.
The pay is rubbish, the hours are long and there’s no such thing as a break. BUT being a parent is the most fulfilling job you'll ever have.
We asked our lovely Facebook followers what their tips for weaning twins, triplets or more are, and they’ve come up with some great ones to help.
As much as we adore our beautiful children, there are a few things we’ve noticed that are decidedly different to having just one.
I hope you make the most of your maternity leave. And know that if you find it really hard and occasionally wish you’d only had one baby, it’s ok, you’re not alone. Read Anais' experience...
Some days you may feel like you’re failing. On a good day, you might even feel stunningly average. We think you’re smashing it!
It can be a struggle when there's two or more running rings around you. We’ve narrowed it down to 20 steps, guaranteed to take 30 minutes or less...
Potty training two or more toddlers isn't usually as difficult as parents expect it to be and in most cases will soon become a distant memory. Here’s our top tips…
As parents, we're sometimes guilty of beating ourselves up. We want to celebrate all parents of multiples out there with 14 signs you’re better than you think.
Bedtime is one of the trickiest time of the day – they’re tired, you’re tired and yet it’s the time when you need the most patience.
Life is busy. Trying to fit in those daily tasks can be tricky especially when your twins, triplets or more aren’t willing to do the task… Here's some tips for cleaning teeth
It had never even crossed my mind that I might have twins so the day we found out was the biggest shock of my life so far! This is how I felt when I first found out there was more than one...
We’ve come up with five New Year’s resolutions most of us have already broken. But hey, we’ve also come up with the reasons why that’s totally okay.
New Year's Eve can be slightly overrated. Since having children, our night has been a little different. Here's what new year looks like with twins, triplets or more...
Nicola’s twins were due in January 2016 but they had other ideas and arrived minutes before midnight on Christmas Day, 2015. It's not every year you get two babies for Christmas!
Christmas will be incredibly special for Viki Shaw and partner Daniel Lord as they celebrate it for the first time with their rainbow baby twin girls Summer Violet and Isabella Rose.
Decorating the Christmas tree as a parent of twins, triplets or more is a little different. Your little darlings come home with some wonderful creations, don’t they?
Children eh? We try to teach them to be polite and eat their vegetables, but in the end it is them that end up teaching us. Here's some wise teachings of toddlers...
Another half term successfully completed with your twins, triplets or more. Here’s 7 days of half term as a parent – Sing along with us to the tune of 7 days by Craig David…