• The Real (no bull) Essential Items Guide for Newborn Twins

    When faced with the prospect of twin life, there is no getting away from the obvious; you will need two of some things but you definitely do not need to double up on everything. I’ve done some of the hard work for you (sorry, I can’t do the real hard stuff) with this no bull buy guide for newborn twins. There is of course the expense to contend with because let’s face it having twins isn’t cheap, although equally, it doesn’t need to break the bank either. I am now a second hand, pre-loved convert.  The other issue is of course the amount of room all this baby paraphernalia takes…

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    Twins sleep | 5 ways my twins avoided sleep last night

    If you’re the proud bearer of twins, particularly of the toddler variety, you may well recognise some of the epic sleep avoidance tactics that I encountered last night. When it comes to my twins sleep, it would seem that the number one winning tactic upon which they seem to have both privately agreed is simply this; confuse and confound with as many conflicting loud noises and requests as possible. Eventually she’ll give in and we will win. Well my friends, they met their match with me. Let me tell you now, they did eventually go to sleep, and I am now referring to myself as the ‘twins sleep guru of…

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    Sometimes being a single mum really sucks

    Sometimes being a single mum with 3 kids really sucks. When you see pictures of all your friends out together at the beach, relaxing and having family fun days out, but you can’t go because your kids are runners and it takes a ratio of 1 adult to 1 child for safety reasons. Of course, well meaning friends offer, saying “we’ll be there to help.” But no fecker truly understands the stress of renegade twinadoes whose sole mission in life is to escape from you, at any cost. You know what else sucks about being a single mum? When you see your girlfriends out with the girls. Drinking vino, looking…