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?

  • Impetigo: Kids and Skin Rashes

    Impetigo is a bacterial skin infection, which manifests as small red pimples that become non-healing open sores. They may scab over with yellow or brown crusts. It's caused by a staphylococcal skin infection but if lesions are found around the nose or mouth, it may be streptococcal. Bacteria cause the initial infection, which enters small cuts or breaks in the skin. This is a very contagious disease and it can spread easily to classmates and family members if proper precautions are not taken.

  • You're Having Twins...or more!

    "A sonogram just confirmed that I'm carrying twins. I'm excited, but really, really nervous. Getting my head around having one baby on the way has been exciting and a little scary. Now I'm terrified. I don't know how I'll manage having two babies at once!" You will manage as a mother of twins, in ways you never thought possible...

  • How to Hire a Babysitter Online

    Hiring a babysitter used to be such a simple process: plan a night out, call the neighborhood girl to come over, pay her a few dollars an hour and enjoy your evening. These days it isn't so easy. Check out these helpful tips!

  • 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.