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#TalkToMe: The Biggest Lesson I've Learned as a Mom of Two Sets of Twins

Jackie Goldschneider | Posted 04.26.2016 | Parents
Jackie Goldschneider

I know my children have some idea that our family structure is unique. They see people's reactions to hearing they're all twins. But we've never discussed how it all came to be.

Making Smoothies Made Me a Better Mom

Angela Fry | Posted 04.22.2016 | Parents
Angela Fry

Smoothies made me a better mom. That sounds silly, right? Read on and you'll find out why giving my babies (now toddlers) smoothies helped me break free from a fear many preemie moms have... failure to thrive.

The Same Yet Different: The Most Difficult Part of Raising Identical Twins

Christina Consolino | Posted 04.12.2016 | Parents
Christina Consolino

Zoe flung the car door open, plopped her school bag on the floor, and maneuvered herself into the passenger seat of my car. With a flourish of her han...

Dear New Parent of Twins

K.K. Goldberg | Posted 02.04.2016 | Parents
K.K. Goldberg

Congratulations. You're now part of an elite group of moms and dads -- those of us with multiples. We are one wing of the special forces of parenthood. Semper fi. The intensity of this boot camp period with two babies will leave you with a strength and pride that will spill over into everything else.

3 Reasons Parenting Twins Isn't Hard, And 2 Reasons It Is

K.K. Goldberg | Posted 12.07.2015 | Parents
K.K. Goldberg

One of the hardest things about having twins is getting other people on board with how you are going to structure your days, and how different twins are from singletons.

Self-Care For Moms Of Multiples (That Isn't Totally Unrealistic)

K.K. Goldberg | Posted 11.13.2015 | Parents
K.K. Goldberg

Parenting multiples frequently means putting your own needs utterly aside, or at least postponing them.

Not Your Mother's IVF: Making Fertility Care Safer and Successful

Dr. Richard T. Scott, Jr. | Posted 11.05.2015 | Parents
Dr. Richard T. Scott, Jr.

Over the past 25 years, IVF -- the technology, the science, the success rates, the process -- has dramatically changed. Yet physicians and patients who are facing infertility are not letting go of older techniques and are often taking on unnecessary risks in pursuit of starting a family.

So, You Just Found Out You're Having Twins... Freaking Out Is Normal

Sarah Sweatt Orsborn | Posted 11.02.2014 | Parents
Sarah Sweatt Orsborn

maybe you're a little bummed out and the difference between how you feel and how excited everyone else seems to be about this twins thing might be making you feel a little guilty on top of the whole feeling bummed thing. I know.

Magic

John Roman, Ph.D. | Posted 10.29.2014 | Parents
John Roman, Ph.D.

The thing about loss is that it's not a dark, brooding presence. Not like in the movies. Not in reality. Loss hibernates.

Not Pictured

Sarah Sweatt Orsborn | Posted 07.22.2014 | Parents
Sarah Sweatt Orsborn

The truth is, while I rationally know that we have made the absolute best decision to send Claire to a developmental preschool, I still sometimes feel guilty that she's not home with me and Etta.

Woman Expecting Triplets Gets The Surprise Of A Lifetime

Posted 02.18.2014 | Parents

Kimberly Fugate is experiencing one surprise after another. The Mississippi-native thought she had reached the end of a marathon with the birth of...

22 Unexpected Gifts Of Having Twins

Laura Rossi Totten | Posted 03.15.2014 | Parents
Laura Rossi Totten

Holding a baby is delicious -- but holding your two infants at the same time is nothing short of a miracle.

Relaxing into the Mess: My First Year as a Twins Mom

Lori Yeghiayan Friedman | Posted 02.09.2014 | Parents
Lori Yeghiayan Friedman

My twin boy and girl just turned one. In honor of that milestone, I want so much to write about the joys and challenges of life with twins and to com...

Birth Defects On The Rise In Multiples: European Study

Reuters | Posted 04.10.2013 | Parents

Feb 8 (Reuters) - The number of birth defects among multiple births such as twins and triplets increased nearly two-fold in a score of European coun...

The Dynamics of Three

Wendy Bradford | Posted 04.01.2013 | Parents
Wendy Bradford

Love expands; it is time and attention we have to divide. And those are never equal.