Are they twins? | 10 things no-one told you about having {twins}

As a first time mum of twins it became clear very quickly that I was woefully unprepared for what lay ahead. It was the epitome of a baptism of fire and learning as you go. You go to the antenatal classes {only to be told 80% of it doesn’t apply to you be used you’reContinue reading “Are they twins? | 10 things no-one told you about having {twins}”

I Made a Balloon Arch! {The Twins’ 6th Birthday}

I can’t believe the boys are 6! {You can read my Early Days with Twins post here}. Their second lockdown birthday meant no big party or day out could be planned so of course I wanted to make sure we had a proper celebration at home. The boys LOVE dinosaurs so picking a theme wasContinue reading “I Made a Balloon Arch! {The Twins’ 6th Birthday}”

Early days with Twins {the 4th trimester} {Part 2}

Read Part 1 here.  So let’s catch up and go back to April 2015 where our new little family has just been discharged from hospital – eeek! Ok, so long story short the routine we had going in hospital pretty much went to pot as soon as we stepped through our front door.  Doh!The babies wouldContinue reading “Early days with Twins {the 4th trimester} {Part 2}”

Early days with Twins {the 4th trimester} {Part 1}

This post was originally written for my old blog back in 2015 but I thought it would be nice to share here too 🙂 The babies have arrived, so what’s next? After lots of cuddles, tears, routine checks, possibly the best shower of your life (seriously better than a post ‘I’ve just crawled through 10Continue reading “Early days with Twins {the 4th trimester} {Part 1}”

DDH with Twins {Ruth’s Story}

We are really grateful to Ruth for sharing her DDH story as this week’s guest post. As a fellow twin mum I can only imagine the added emotional and logistical stress of having a baby with DDH on top of being a new mum of twins – a truly inspiring story. Our daughter, a twin,Continue reading “DDH with Twins {Ruth’s Story}”

Preparing for {change}

Last week was National school allocation day for primary aged children in the UK. Even though we knew the boys would start school this year, had visited numerous schools prior to submitting our choices and knew allocation date was coming, receiving the email confirming their place really hit home that huge changes are upon us.Continue reading “Preparing for {change}”