Having twins – a father’s perspective

A guest post by IP on the first year of becoming a twin daddy. Life before twins was relatively simple. I looked after my immediate needs and when I look back I realise I was largely a selfish person. Why my wife and I even planned date nights before having twin girls is a mystery …

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In becoming a mom have I forgotten who I am as a woman and a wife?

My mother taught me to always look my best when I left the house – something about never knowing who you might bump into and all that…but what about also looking your best when you’re at home? Looking your best for your spouse? And even looking your best for your children? Looking your best for …

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Two toddlers, one mommy – how do I split myself in half?

It’s been a tough few weeks in our house as both our girls are going through a rather clingy phase where they both just want mommy, and they both just want mommy all the time, at the same time. I’m sure many other twin moms will understand how this goes – it’s something we’ve had …

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Surviving an international flight with twin toddlers

So we did it – we survived our first overseas holiday with the twins. I’ll admit, I was terrified before we left, but the girls were amazing. They surprised me at every turn, and despite some rough nights of very little sleep we had a fantastic family holiday. The girls, especially, had a blast. My …

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Book Review: Annabel Karmel’s New Complete Toddler and Meal Planner

When my girls started solids I really needed some inspiration for mealtimes, and it came in the form of this wonderful book: Annabel Karmel’s New Complete Toddler and Meal Planner. The book covers feeding from first stage weaning for babies through to feeding toddlers, and provides great recipes and meal plans in all the main …

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