5 ways to keep your little ones safe (and warm!) when driving during winter

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.

Tips for vaccinating twins, triplets or more

From the start of our parenting journey, vaccinations are a regular occurrence, but when you have twins, triplets or more, it can be even trickier trying to work out the best way to tackle these appointments.

International Men's Day 2021 - Chris Jenkins' Story

On International Men’s Day we celebrate triplet dad Chris Jenkins whose identical triplet boys were born in May and have been home for eight weeks.

Our top tips when making school applications for your twins, triplets or more

When applying for school places, as a parent of multiples, you might have a few extra questions questions that need answering.  

Travelling with twins, triplets or more

As the world opens up, are you thinking of taking your twins, triplets or more on holiday abroad? We have some top tips for you, all shared by parents of twins, triplets or more.

What kind of parent are you?

When you become a parent there are thousands of things that race through your mind. There are so many kinds of parents, bu have you thought about the kind of parent you are?

10 ways to get outside with your twins, triplets or more

Coaxing the kids away from the latest video game can be a struggle so we’ve got ideas to give them the best OUTDOOR summer!

Every twin/triplet dad does these 6 things

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...

How did/do you help others to tell your identical twins apart?

We asked parents how they helped friends, family members and carers tell their identical twins apart.

7 fun ways to keep cool this summer

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?

6 ways to help twins and triplets embrace their individuality

How can you help develop individuality in your twins, triplets or more? We’ve got 6 ways to help embrace their individuality.

15 things we never want to forget about parenting young twins, triplets or more

The early years fly by so fast, and before you know it they’re off to school. We asked families to share some of their favourite moments from the early days...

7 facts about identical twins to wow your friends with

There’s lots to learn about when you become a parent of multiples but what about the fun facts that you can share. Here are 7 facts about identical twins to wow friends and family with...

7 unofficial milestones to celebrate with your twins, triplets or more

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?

“So I stepped away for two seconds and…” stories

All parents have stories that start like this and parents of twins, triplets or more are no exception. They made us laugh, gasp and offer a knowing nod of sympathy...

Play time with a triplet mum

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...

Get your twins, triplets or more to bed in 'only' 47 steps...

"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!

What mums of twins, triplets or more really want for Mother's Day

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.

7 Book quotes that parents of twins, triplets or more will love

To mark World Book Day we've got quotes from classic books that we think all parents of twins, triplets or more will love.

8 important tips for a new twin, triplet or more parent

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.

8 things we wish we'd known about weaning twins, triplets or more

Weaning will be mess! Here's some things we wish we'd been told before starting weaning with our twins, triplets or more...

13 things parents wish they could have told themselves

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.

How to say you're a parent of twins without saying "I'm a parent of twins"

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.

5 things parents are allowed to say

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.

8 Reasons ALL parents are exhausted

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.

The Parenting 10 Commandments

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...

What "Parenting Phrase" do you have stuck on repeat?

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”.

Winnie the Pooh quotes all parents of twins, triplets or more will love

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.

Caught in the Web: 7 tips to keep your children safe online

Spending time online has become a huge part of our childrens' lives; now more than ever. Read our tips to keep them safe...

10 questions all parents of twins, triplets or more are asked

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...

9 Reasons to love being a parent of twins, triplets and more

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.

Born on Christmas day

“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!

Our first real Christmas as a family

Sinead and Colin are hoping for a fun-filled family Christmas this year after mum spent last year without her twin daughters.

Your perfect Christmas playlist for all the family

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.

4 Christmas recipes to make with your twins, triplets or more

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...

9 Christmas shopping struggles all parents can relate to

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…

5 Fun Christmas Activities

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.

Elf on the shelf ideas for busy parents of twins, triplets or more

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!

8 Reasons why our POM Friends are the best

We think our POM Friends (that’s “Parent of Multiples” ) are the best support network ever. And here are some reasons why…. 

Feeling blessed to have triplets

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,"

10 fun Halloween activities for 2020

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.

24 Cute Halloween Costumes for twins, triplets or more

These un-boo-lievable costume ideas will hopefully give you a fright AND some ideas for both boys and ghouls.

8 ways to keep your twins, triplets or more amused in half term

Who has heard “I’m bored” already? We’re here to rescue you with some simple ideas to keep your twins or more amused.

5 things that are guaranteed to make you smile

We know navigating your way through life during a pandemic can be hard but here are 5 things to make you smile right now!

Question time with our Breastfeeding Peer Supporter

Our peer supporters are mothers who have breastfed their twins and trained with NCT to support other mothers of multiples.

Things you'll do as a parent when they leave for uni

We tell them we can’t wait for some peace and quiet and then beg them to come home when they leave for uni….

7 things parents learn on the school run

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.

Why it's so great to have twins, triplets or more...

There's lots of reasons to be excited about having twins, triplets or more... What is your favourite thing about having multiples?

Success as a single mum

"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...

5 things parents of twins, triplets or more have learned to accept

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 you don't enjoy these things...

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...

Do you speak parent?

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?

How can I keep my babies cool in the heat?

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.

12 ways to prepare your twins, triplets or more for starting school

Are your little ones taking the giant leap into school in September? We have tips to prepare.

What makes you Super-Mum/Dad to your twins, triplets or more?

Nobody is the ‘Perfect Parent’ and no one expects you to be. Being ‘Super-Mum/Dad’ is better!

Our favourite part of the day with twins, triplets or more

The daily life of a multiples parent is undoubtedly challenging, but the rewards are double, treble or quadruple.

5 new parenting skills we’ve mastered thanks to our twins, triplets or more

You've mastered some important new skills worth celebrating. You're awesome!

How to survive the summer holidays with twins, triplets or more

The summer holidays are just around the corner so we've got ideas to make them fun for you AND the kids.

The A-Z of twins, triplets and more

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?

21 signs you're a new parent of twins, triplets or more

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....

Laughable things that are said to parents of twins triplets or more

Colleagues, friends, even strangers, as parents of twins, triplets or more we hear some pretty funny things.

10 things we love about being a parent of twins, triplets or more

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!

9 Times Disney gave us unrealistic parenting expectations

Don't get us wrong, we love being parents of twins, triplets or more... but Disney made life look so easy didn't it?!

8 things you don't have time for as a parent of twins, triplets or more

Having ‘spare time’ is something that pretty much goes out of the window when you are parents of twins, triplets, or more.

You know you're tired when...

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...

How to help anxiety in children

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.

Top tips from one twin parent to another

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.

10 reasons why having twins, triplets or more changes your life

From the days that feel chaotic to the double/triple/quadruple love you feel and everything in between, it's a special experience.

9 Signs You're a New Parent to Twins, Triplets or More

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...

Things you get used to with pre-teen twins and triplets

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.

Have fun playing with your twins, triplets or more

Here are some tips, aimed at pre-school children, on how to make play with your twins, triplets or more fun for everyone.

9 things parents of twins, triplets or more have done when sleep deprived

Here's the occasional daft thing us parents of multiples have done while sleep deprived.

What we want to tell our twins and triplets...

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.

7 secrets parents aren't afraid to admit (to other parents)

Children are lovely until you realise they’re yours and you can’t give them back mid meltdown. Here’s 7 parenting secrets.

10 quotes about parenting to make you laugh

Sometimes you just need to know there is someone that relates to you. Here’s some of our favourite parenting quotes...

8 things only parents of twins or more can relate to

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.

A Parent's CV

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:

How to answer strangers' comments about twins and triplets...

For parents that are looking for some new responses to those FAQs that strangers ask...

Reminders for parents of 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.

10 funny bedtime excuses from our twins and triplets

Our twin and triplet parents at Twins Trust share the funny excuses they’ve heard for why their children can't go to sleep…

13 Things that aren't (but should be) in parenting books

You’ve read 50 different articles on feeding, how to discipline fairly and how to choose a school. But they never tell you THIS……

7 Reasons you're a great parent to your twins, triplets or more

As parents, we can sometimes be guilty of beating ourselves up. But we think you’re pretty awesome if…

I wish I'd known these things about potty training

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...

10 Things Your Mum Never Told You

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...

11 positives to having twins, triplets or more

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.

What they don't tell you about being a parent of twins, triplets or more

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.

Weaning tips from parents of twins, triplets or more

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.

6 things parents with twins, triplets or more will recognise all too well

As much as we adore our beautiful children, there are a few things we’ve noticed that are decidedly different to having just one.

My maternity leave with twins

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...

Why parents of twins, triplets or more are amazing

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!

Mastering teeth cleaning in 20 (simple?) steps

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...

Top tips for potty training twins, triplets or more

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…

14 Signs You're Better at This Parenting Thing Than You Think

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.

6 Bedtime excuses all parents of twins, triplets or more have heard...

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.

How to avoid the teeth brushing battles with twins, triplets or more

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

The day of the unexpected news

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...

5 New Year's resolutions we've already broken

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.

Surviving New Year's Eve with Twins, Triplets or More

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...

Our best Christmas ever!

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!

Our first Christmas with twins

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

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?

7 Life lessons we learned from our twins, triplets or more

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...