Toddler Twins

Toddler twins can be a big challenge. Here are some tips for raising, handling, and parenting your toddler twins.

Check out the Dad's Guide to Raising Twins: How to Thrive as a Father of Twins book for detailed chapters on overcoming the challenges of raising your toddler twins.

Getting Your Twins to Eat More Diverse Foods (and not be so picky!)

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It seems like all of our children go through phases where they like and dislike something which seemingly just yesterday they enjoyed very much. Your kids, even if they’re not twins, will be picky. That said, you definitely want your twins to eat more diverse foods. Here’s how to conquer picky eaters and broaden your […]

Raising Twins as a Single Dad

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Twins are a handful on a good day. Extra so if you’re alone and raising twins as a single dad. I recently read the story of a 68 year old single father of infant twins who was left alone with his babies when his wife died within days of giving birth. It is a heartbreaking […]

Getting Twins to Stay in Bed (and finally go to sleep!)

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Once you move your twins from cribs to regular beds, a new challenge arises: How do you keep your twins in bed so they fall asleep? Our first two boys (both singletons) had a very smooth transition from crib to bed. They didn’t climb out of their cribs and once in a bed, each would […]

Twins Have Their Own Language

Twins Have Their Own Language

As soon as your twins can make a sound, they will start to “talk” to each other. I started to notice this when our girls were a few months old. Our twins shared a crib for several months before we separated them into their own cribs. Once we separated them, we started to notice an […]

Having More Kids After Twins

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So now that you’ve had twins, are you done? Or will your family still grow? Getting pregnant after twins will bring some new challenges but things will generally be easier than with twins. Let’s look at what to expect when you’re having a singleton after twins. Why more kids after twins? Your personal decision to […]

Halloween Costume Ideas for Twins

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It can be a big challenge to come up with Halloween costume ideas for twins – whether your twins are the same gender or not. However, if you are open to a bit of creativity and messing around to find the ideal costume, then here are some Halloween costume ideas for twins: Wizard of Oz […]

Be Involved as a Twin Dad: 25 Real-World Examples Captured on Instagram

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One of the things you can do as a father of twins that will have long-lasting impact on your family is to be involved. When you are present and involved as a father, good things happen. An involved father can coach and mentor his kids. An involved father can love and support their mother. As […]

How to Transition Twins to Big Beds

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How do you know your twins are ready to move out of their cribs and into a bed? They tell you. Just how they tell you is what makes this part of twin parenting interesting. Moving twins into beds can be quite the adventure. Your toddler twins might ask about a bed, or mention how […]

Twins Aren’t Talking Yet? Here’s what to do…

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I recently heard from some twin parents worried about the speech of their 18 month old twins. What should you do when your twins aren’t talking yet? Should you worry? Is it natural? Here’s what to consider: Key Speech Milestones As your children grow, look for key speech development milestones. These vary by age but […]

How to Corral Two Crawlers (and not lose your sanity with mobile twins)

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As twin parents we live in a paradox. You want your twins to grow and develop but at the same time you want them to stay cute and small forever. When they are infants, you should be putting your twins down on a blanket for tummy time. This helps them strengthen their muscles and improve […]