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?

  • Mom-Friendly Fitness Workouts: Getting Back in Shape

    We all know at least one Cindy Crawford-type: a new mom who was able to slip into her skin-tight workout leotard within days of giving birth. What we sometimes forget, however, is that the Cindy Crawford's of the world are the exception rather than the rule: it takes most of us a lot longer than a couple of days to get back in shape after giving birth!

  • Podcast: BeingDad

    Episode 2: Q and A with the BeingDad "Pregnancy Partners" with Sam Holt - August 6, 2009. Listen Now



  • Toddler Tantrums and Meltdowns

    Tantrums are sure to be in the top of parents' list of "obnoxious kid behaviors" and when your kid uses this routine in public it's just plain humiliating.

  • 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?

  • Breastfeeding Tips

    Considering breastfeeding for your baby? Anai Rhoads addresses some common questions ranging from latching issues, benefits, effects on birth control and more!

  • Ten ways to say "I Love You" to your child on Valentine's Day

    Looking for a special way to say "I Love You" to your child this Valentine's Day? Here are some ideas!