Twins and Multiples

  • Valentines! What fun!

    Valentine's Day is not about what you buy -- but a celebration of love you have with your family! Kas Winters, The Mother of Family Ideas™ presents these family friendly ideas for making Valentines, planning a special meal and fun activities to round out your night.

  • Encourage Children to Give to Other Children

    This time of year is perfect for teaching kids lessons in charity and thinking of others! Remember, even Santa has helpers!

  • Pumpkin Bell Wind Chime

    This is such a fun time of year, with fall festivities, Halloween, visits to the pumpkin patch and more! Let your little ones capture those special memories in a craft that can be treasured for years to come!

  • Celebrate Fall with Family

    Celebrate the season of Autumn! From bright fall leaves, crafts, and adventures - your family will find ample opportunities to enjoy this wonderful season!

  • Make your own ice cream concoction party

    Hosting a "make your own ice cream concoction" party is a perfect way to celebrate National Ice Cream Month in July. Learn how to make this event a success from first lick to last drip!

  • Backyard Games for Tots, Preschoolers and Kids

    National Backyard Games Week starts the Monday before Memorial Day and runs through the week. It's your chance share favorite games from your childhood or learn a whole new set like the ones we've suggested in this article!

  • Survival Guide for New Parents of Twins

    Actress Marcia Cross is credited with saying that "raising twins is like playing ping-pong on the interstate." Don't panic! You can survive and thrive as parents of twins.

  • Mom Dies 8 Days After Giving Birth to Triplets

    In a heartbreaking turn of events, a woman in southern England died just over a week after giving birth to triplets. Her husband said she was "on top of the world" in her last days.

  • It's Illegal to Sell Expired Baby Food in California and Other Head Shaking Laws

    Wasn't selling expired baby food always illegal? Apparently not. Until the dawning of 2012, it was apparently legal for retailers to sell expired baby food and baby formula in California.

  • Take Your Pix® Board Book Photo Albums

    Reviewer's Name: 
    miranlj

    Take Your Pix® photo albums (patent pending) by Board Book Albums, LLC have sturdy cardboard pages, into which photos can be inserted from openings in the top of the pages.

    Rating: 
    6 - Highly recommend
  • It's Illegal to Sell Expired Baby Food in California and Other Head Shaking Laws

    Wasn't selling expired baby food always illegal? Apparently not. Until the dawning of 2012, it was apparently legal for retailers to sell expired baby food and baby formula in California.

  • When Does Spitting Up Signify a Problem?

    My newborn has a lot of spit ups. When should I worry?

  • Survival Guide for New Parents of Twins

    Actress Marcia Cross is credited with saying that "raising twins is like playing ping-pong on the interstate." Don't panic! You can survive and thrive as parents of twins.

  • Children's Behavior and Diet

    Does what my child eats affect how he acts day-to-day? Find out more!

  • Tips on Getting Kids to Bed (and Keeping Them in Bed)

    What can you do to peacefully get your kids to go to bed at their scheduled bedtime?  And what can you do to help them stay tucked in bed?

  • Getting a Father to Help More with the Baby

    Many new fathers -- not all, to be sure -- love their children enormously, but from a safe distance. We all know that it's important for a dad to help with the baby. But how do you accomplish that, especially if his idea of childcare is putting her in a motorized swing while he watches Sportscenter?

  • Cloth Diapers Problems

    Cloth diapering is not without problems. Stains, repelling liquid, and diaper stink are issues that a cloth diapering household will likely encounter at least once.

  • Learn the Warning Signs: Congenital Heart Defects

    Reading about CHD is something every pregnant woman should take a few moments to do. Knowing the signs and symptoms and researching detection methods saves lives.

  • The Pitfalls and Dangers of Common Vaccines

    In the 1980s, the U.S. government decided to change the Mandatory Childhood Vaccine Schedule by intensely increasing the number of vaccines an infant and toddler should receive before the age of three. Back then, no one fully understood the implications of this until autism cases began springing up in large numbers.

  • Empathic Kids

    An important point to remember is that while our kids are born with the potential for empathy and generosity, those traits aren't guaranteed.