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10 Unexpected Perks of Being a New Parent of Twins

Rachel Brehm | Posted 11.24.2015 | Parents
Rachel Brehm

What I didn't expect was the many bonuses and unexpected perks of having two little ones hanging out with me all the time. So to all you new and expecting parents out there, here are a few cool things that nobody warned me about.

The Breastfeeding Photo Every Dad Needs To See

Mama Bean | Posted 11.24.2015 | Parents
Mama Bean

Because connection, unity and support can really never be underestimated.

Mama Tried: Cartooning Motherhood

Laura Rossi Totten | Posted 11.19.2015 | Parents
Laura Rossi Totten

Mama Tried is fun and funny - it's part memoir, part commentary, and of course part comic strip. The cartoons are what make this book so relatable and at the same time funny in way that only parents will understand (double points for twins and multiples).

Twins Are Very Different (Lessons From Jacob and Esau)

Rabbi Jason Miller | Posted 11.17.2015 | Religion
Rabbi Jason Miller

When we hear the term "twins," we often think of two things that are alike -- twin beds, twin turbo engines, etc. However, as the father of twins (who happen to turn ten-years-old today), I can attest to the fact that twins are most certainly quite different from one another.

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.

Savvy & Sincere, A Successful Lawyer & Mother of Twins Walks the Line Between Motherhood and Career

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 11.10.2015 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

How do women measure success? Is it by mothering and having a career? How do they carry out both forms of work to their satisfaction? What helps? What hurts?

Astoria Characters: The Two Who Aren't One

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 11.10.2015 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

The guy behind the desk gets up to answer the phone. In the blink of an eye, he's back.

Every Question You Hear When You Have Twins, Answered In One Hilarious Video

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 11.06.2015 | Parents

British comedian Ryan Swain became a dad to identical twin girls seven months ago. Like many parents of twins, he's noticed he tends to receiv...

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.

Man Meets His Exact Lookalike On A Flight, Takes The Best Selfie

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 10.30.2015 | Travel

Most travelers can't wait for their airplane seatmate to stop talking. But if you found yourself seated next to your exact doppelganger, you'd pr...

Is Your Body Double Out There? These Girls Found Theirs

The Huffington Post | Samantha Guff | Posted 10.26.2015 | Weird News

These girls are definitely identical twins ... right? Wrong.  They're not even related. And until recently, they were complete strangers.&nb...

Attention Target Customers: This Store Plays Porn ... By Accident (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Samantha Guff | Posted 10.16.2015 | Weird News

Clean-up in aisle 12... Someone needs to scrub this from the public memory.  Shoppers at a Target in Campbell, California, got an early...

What I Learned About Infertility at My 25th High School Reunion

K.K. Goldberg | Posted 10.08.2015 | Parents
K.K. Goldberg

About a year later, after birthing my hard-won twins, I began to write about the long slog of high-tech conception. For me the experience lingered even into motherhood, and still does. Two women from my high school emailed me to say they'd read my stories and knew exactly what I meant. Suddenly, after decades of no contact, we were pouring out shared infertility tales.

7 Things Being A Twin Has Taught Me About Life

Jennifer S. White | Posted 10.05.2015 | Women
Jennifer S. White

As my life has gone on, I've realized just how lucky I am to be a twin. I have learned and experienced a lot from having this perspective that, as I age, I attribute directly to my sister and to our "us."

Dear World, Please Stop Comparing My Twin Daughters

Rachel Brehm | Posted 10.03.2015 | Fifty
Rachel Brehm

Who's bigger? Who's taller? Who's harder to handle? Who crawled first? Who's your favorite (OK, that one was from an adorable seven-year-old)? These are all common questions from the people that surround me. At just 14-months-old, these questions and comparisons are harmless to the girls. With two side by side, we can't help but compare them.

How to Stay 'Sane' During Twin Pregnancy

K.K. Goldberg | Posted 09.24.2015 | Parents
K.K. Goldberg

Twin moms quickly discover that much of what is written about twin pregnancy addresses medical and practical issues, and that's crucial. The stakes are high. Far less is said about how the prospective mother of twins can maintain sanity and comfort during the pregnancy.

Buddhism and Infant Parenting

Benjamin Knoll | Posted 09.21.2015 | Parents
Benjamin Knoll

My wife, six-year-old daughter, and I recently welcomed twin daughters into our family. They are terribly adorable and photogenic. While we are having lots of fun adjusting to the chaos of having two newborn babies in the house, it turns out that raising infant twins is a lot hard work.

Twins With Twins Are Having More Twins

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 09.16.2015 | Parents

After facing fertility issues, twin sisters Kerri Bunker and Kelli Wall have learned they're both expecting twins -- for the second time. According to...

Sweet Reunion 70 Years Later On Twin Brothers Separated After WWII

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 09.15.2015 | Fifty

When little George and Lucian were given up for adoption, neither of them knew they had a twin brother out there somewhere. The twin boys w...

Couple Adopts Triplets Just 1 Week Before Learning They're Expecting Twins

Little Things | Jade Walker | Posted 09.15.2015 | Parents

Andy and Sarah Justice wanted nothing more than to have a baby, but after struggling to conceive for years, they decided to look into other option. Wi...

If You Take a Night Away From the Twins

Rachel Brehm | Posted 09.03.2015 | Parents
Rachel Brehm

Sometimes it's hard to make yourself go, there are so many reasons for you to say no. The babies will miss me, they will get hurt. They will end up rolling in a pile of dirt.


Nikkya Hargrove | Posted 09.01.2015 | Weddings
Nikkya Hargrove

Shock and disgust blanketed my fiancée and her father's face alike. I stared wide eyed at everyone in the room, my eyes darting between each family member. I had no clue what this golden creature was, I knew then, however, it was definitely not a coat rack.

How To Beat The Monday Morning Mommy Blues

Rachel Brehm | Posted 09.03.2015 | Fifty
Rachel Brehm

It all starts on Sunday afternoon. That overwhelming sensation that the weekend is coming to an end, the ominous notion that Monday is just around the corner (again?!), the realization that all fun weekend-ey things are coming to a close. The feeling gets louder as the day progresses.

The Hidden Perk Of Parenting That Has Nothing To Do With Your Kids

Rachel Brehm | Posted 08.28.2015 | Fifty
Rachel Brehm

Since the birth of my twins, I have talked to more people, made more new friends, and generally experienced a more extroverted lifestyle than ever before. Never before babies would I have talked to strangers, initiated conversations with those I don't know, commiserated with literally anyone who would listen.

45 Photos That Show What Twin Love Is All About

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 08.25.2015 | Parents

Parents of twins often describe life with their little ones as double trouble, double fun, and double love. We asked the HuffPost Parents Facebook com...