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What My Post-Twin Pregnancy Body Taught Me

K.K. Goldberg | Posted 05.20.2015 | Parents
K.K. Goldberg

One day I came across a photo of me in my twenties, and it struck me how much I never wanted to go back. Those were sometimes rough and lonely years -- even with a fit, flat stomach. I liked myself in my mom form more than I ever had when I conformed to the social "ideal."

The Nature-Nurture Debate May Finally Be Settled

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 05.20.2015 | Science

It's an age-old debate: do our genes make us who we are, or is it the environment in which we were raised? There's long been agreement that both "...

Judge: Twins Have Two Fathers

AP | Posted 05.08.2015 | Parents

PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — In a story May 7 about a pair of twins found to have different fathers, The Associated Press erroneously reported the last nam...

What Really Matters

Alison Lee | Posted 05.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Alison Lee

When you have premature babies, all the usual baby milestones are forgotten. Holding heads up, rolling, sitting up, eating solids, crawling, standing, talking, walking. They will get to them when they get to them.

TV Host Apologizes After Congratulating Light Skin Of Biracial Teen

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 04.28.2015 | Black Voices

An Australian TV host has apologized for an on-air comment she made last month about a biracial teen's fair complexion. Twins Lucy and Maria Aylmer...

4 Things Every Parent Of Twins Needs To Survive

Rachel Toalson | Posted 04.21.2015 | Parents
Rachel Toalson

I love my twins. Of course I do. It's just that they were unexpected. If I could have read a primer two years ago, this is what it might have said.

How Not to Raise Your Kids

Susan Vernicek | Posted 04.15.2015 | Parents
Susan Vernicek

I want to share a few parenting tips that have saved my husband and I from added stress, anger, jealousy and feelings of failure as new parents.

7 Amazing Facts You Didn't Know About Twins

Oren Mendez | Posted 04.14.2015 | Comedy
Oren Mendez

The famous legend about everyone having an evil twin is not a completely fictional one. When a set of twins are born, one is always a meaner version of their twin. In early sonograms you can clearly tell one twin has horns and a pitchfork, which are absorbed into his body during the second trimester.

Adorable Twin Baby Girls Dance Ecstatically When Their Mom Starts Singing

The Huffington Post | Katie Sola | Posted 04.07.2015 | Parents

Feeling down? Just watch these devastatingly cute twin baby girls dissolve into happy dancing as their mother sings the theme song to the BBC soap "Ea...

Meet The Total Strangers Who Look Exactly Like Identical Twins

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 04.15.2015 | Fifty

Imagine being new in town but everyone seems to know your name. That's exactly what happened to Neil Richardson when he moved to Braintree, Essex -- e...

Double Vision: Meet the Pairs of Twins Who Are Revolutionizing African Fashion (PHOTOS)

Chayet Chiénin | Posted 05.26.2015 | Black Voices
Chayet Chiénin

Say goodbye to the Olsen twins-- and hello to these sibling pairs, who are bringing their own unique vision to the world of African-influenced fashion.

The 15 Most Stylish Twins On Instagram

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad and Gabriela Landazuri Saltos | Posted 03.25.2015 | Style

Is it just us, or is there something inherently fascinating about well-dressed twins? Ever since the Olsens, we've been big fans of the mantra that tw...

Taylor Swift Has A Doppelganger, And It's Almost Too Much To Handle

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 03.24.2015 | Teen

This is pretty awesome. And maybe a little creepy. Tumblr user Kasey decided to post photos of her best friend, who happens to look a lot like Tay...

What I Got Wrong About Babies

Alana Romain | Posted 05.16.2015 | Parents
Alana Romain

There are a few universal truths about tiny, baby humans. They cry. They poop a lot. They need a lot of love and attention (but not actually a whole lot else). They have delicious-smelling heads. But there was one thing I got wrong about those little, love-and-attention-needing babies.

Two Years On...

Marc Leandro | Posted 05.11.2015 | Gay Voices
Marc Leandro

On June 9th, my twin sons will turn two years old. It's only slightly less opaque after two years, but I've made an observation or two, some of which apply to two-dad families and some of which apply to most anyone.

Finding Our Eye Of The Parenting Storm

Louise Storm | Posted 05.10.2015 | Parents
Louise Storm

Having four children in four years for us is like living in the proverbial eye of a hurricane: bizarrely tranquil and surrounded by a swirl of activity.

Do Twins Run In The Family?

Pamela Alma Weymouth | Posted 03.03.2015 | Comedy
Pamela Alma Weymouth

While I imagine this question is intended as a pleasant conversation starter, what people don't realize is that the answer for many of us is complicated, fraught with pain or shame, and not as innocuous as commenting on say, the state of the weather, or the state of the Union.

Room for Two: Nursery Planning Tips for Twins

Natalie Diaz | Posted 05.03.2015 | Parents
Natalie Diaz

Regardless of whether you live on a grand estate in the hills of California or a small apartment in the heart of New York City, setting up a nursery for two can be quite a challenge.

These Two Teens Aren't Just Sisters -- They're Twins

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 03.04.2015 | Teen

When Lucy and Maria Aylmer tell people they are twins, disbelief is one response. The 18-year-olds from Gloucester, U.K. are two of the five child...

Everything Is Possible While Dancin' in the Kitchen

Cathy Fink | Posted 05.01.2015 | Entertainment
Cathy Fink

Many parents thought the song should be an anthem in every elementary school in the country. But others refused to let their child sing on the song, or even sing on the recording, if we were going to include this song.

Top 5 Unsolicited Comments From Strangers On 2 Kids Under 2

Kali Kasprzyk | Posted 04.29.2015 | Parents
Kali Kasprzyk

The title says it all. I'm a mom of two kids. Under two. I am fully aware of this. Ever since it became obvious that I was carrying Baby A in my tummy, I started to get an outpouring of comments.

World's Oldest Identical Twins Are Still Inseparable After 103 Years Together

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 02.20.2015 | Fifty

While some twins strive for their individuality and independence, Glenys Thomas and Florence Davies still live next door to each other, much like they...

Cancer a Roll of the Dice? WHO Says Not!

Devra Davis, Ph.D. | Posted 04.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Devra Davis, Ph.D.

The new year began with comforting reports assuring us that cancer is due to bad luck. Johns Hopkins researchers concluded that up to two out of ever...

How Many Moms Does It Take To Draw a Heart?

Ashley Allen | Posted 04.06.2015 | Parents
Ashley Allen

This week, one of my 5-year-old twin boys and I sat down to do arts and crafts. (He actually mispronounces this activity as "arts and craps," and I'm perfectly OK with this pronunciation, as it pretty much conveys how I feel about it).

These Twin Sisters Just Turned 90 And Are Still Cracking Each Other Up

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 02.01.2015 | Fifty

If you're looking for an example of true sisterhood, look no further than this duo -- they've been inseparable for 90 years, and they're still having ...