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twin toddlers

Surviving Twin Toddlers

Surviving Twin Toddlers… Having twins is a blessing they say and they are right!  It is an amazing journey being mother to twins and watching the dynamics of their unique relationship is nothing short of fascinating, but… Have you ever heard the phrase ‘one is none; two is twenty’ well never was that more true […]

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How to spot a twin mummy

Since having my twins and trying to negotiate the activities and life that I had with my singletons I have noticed that when you are a twin mummy there is a tendancy to flock together quite a bit with other twin mummies.  Maybe it is safety in numbers or just that it is like being […]

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birthday poem

A Happy Birthday Ode to the Twins

A happy birthday poem for my beautiful, smart and funny little girls as they turn 3… When they said it was twins my heart skipped a beat 4 under 4; how would I manage that feat? Our little family to double… Oh Lord!  We were in trouble!! But, manage we did and now here we […]

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speech delay

A Disney Princess stopped my worries about speech delay

I have twin girls and one of the many things that you are warned about with twins is that one or both might have  speech delay.  One of my girls was born with laryngomalacia (floppy airway) which resolved itself pretty quickly, but can cause speech delay and so I had been tapping up Google since […]

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TODDLERS

Walking with Toddlers and Young Children

As a mother of 4 children with only 4 years between them all I have spent a lot of time over the past few years walking with toddlers. In fact I have had a toddler since 2013! Now I say walking with toddlers, but what I actually mean is alternating between walking hideously slowly alongside […]

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Potty Training Twins – Day Three

Today was a tale of two halves in our navigation of potty training twins.  One of the girls had a real breakthrough I think.  She still had a couple of accidents, but these were largely whilst she was running to the potty so she is just leaving it a bit late.  She does seem to […]

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Potty Training Twins – Day Two

OMG!!! What a shambles…  The wheels well and truly came off today.  I had help all day so it should have been easier, but the twins seem to have entirely abandoned ship.  We went through so many pairs of knickers and it was so cold we had to keep on putting them on. The only […]

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10 things not to say to a twin mummy

When you are a twin mummy there are certain things that well meaning strangers say to you at least a hundred times a day.  Sometimes, especially when they are little its like being a z list celebrity.  People stare a lot and often point.  This happens most when they see me with all four littles.  […]

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