Twins and Multiples Articles

  • 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.

  • Lead Babies: How Heavy Metals are Causing Our Children's Autism, ADHD, Learning Disabilities, Low IQ and Behavior Problems

    Avoiding neurotoxins before and during pregnancy is the biggest gift you can give your baby. If you are pregnant or planning to be soon, its important to know that heavy metals such as lead and mercury are causing our children’s autism, ADHD, learning disabilities, low IQ and behavior problems.

  • 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.

  • 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?

  • When Does Spitting Up Signify a Problem?

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

  • Children's Behavior and Diet

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

  • 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.

  • 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?

  • Simple Mommy Secrets to Stop Your Little Biter

    Do you have a biter on your hands? Biting is among the most bothersome and embarrassing kid behaviors.

  • Choosing a Baby Carrier

    Most parents find a baby carrier to be invaluable during the first year of their baby's life. There are many types and styles to choose from. The different types of baby carriers fall into three main categories: slings, front packs and backpacks. Elizabeth helps you decide which is best for you and your baby.

  • Childcare: Biggest Mistakes

    Choosing someone to care for your child is a big responsibility -- one of the most important decisions you will make as a parent. That's why it's important to avoid making any of these all-too-common mistakes. Within this article, you find a list of daycare problems as well as methods to overcome.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Podcast: Living Green

    Episode 1: Living Green from Conception to Baby and Beyond with Christopher Gavigan - July 30, 2009. Listen Now