Top 10 Things You Must Have When Raising Twins

Most would think that taking care of twins is as simple as taking care of one baby, just double the effort. That is actually untrue: raising twins is an entirely different, unique experience. For instance, when changing their diapers, it’s not a simple as doing one then the other after—you’re going to be simultaneously changing the diaper of one twin while restraining the other one. That’s just one example out of several. This is why there is gear made specifically to make life easier for you as a parent of twins, and trust us, you will need them. Front-pouch baby… [Read More]

Back to School Essentials with Chemist.co.uk

School has been in full force for a number of weeks now and our girls have settled into year one really well. It seems the transition from nursery into reception was the most difficult as there were tears, but as I watched our girls walk into their classroom for the start of year one, there wasn’t a single tear in sight. A sign that they’re growing up! Of course, with the new school term that means the inevitable coughs and colds, as well as scraped knees and bruised elbows! Thankfully Chemist.co.uk are on hand to help. I was asked by Chemist.co.uk… [Read More]

5 Holiday Essentials

Going on holiday can be an exciting time. Whether you’re planning a girls weekend away, a family holiday or perhaps a mini city break, making sure you pack the essentials can really ensure your trip goes smoothly. Here are my top five holiday essentials. Camera One of my biggest essentials when going on holiday is my camera. I used to have a heavy and pretty bulky DLSR, but I’ve seen the light and have invested in a super lightweight, portable and easy to carry camera. Some of the best compact camera Panasonic offer online are perfect for holidays. Panasonic’s line of 4k… [Read More]

Travelling with Kids – The Essentials

Travelling with children can be pretty stressful. I should know! I have three year old twin girls and have taken them on holiday abroad via aeroplane, but also in the UK by car. One of the hardest things to do on a long car or plane journey is preventing children from getting bored. I usually end up giving them my husband and I’s phones so that they can watch a video with their headphones on. Of course that means we need to make sure we have strong, durable phone cases as kids can be pretty careless at times! When travelling with kids… [Read More]

NSA Travel Essentials UV Sun Tent

Shortly after the birth of our twins, my husband and I invested in a pop up sun tent. We thought it would be great for the garden, as well as days out to the beach and park etc. The tent was lovely, but unfortunately it had a big downside. We could never manage to fold it up back up again to fit into the carry case. This meant that we only ever used it at home as it was simply too big to carry to the beach or anywhere else. With that in mind when I was sent a UV… [Read More]

How to survive and thrive with twins

Discovering that you’re having twins for the very first time can be quite a scary prospect for most expectant parents. For my husband and I though we knew as soon as we found out that we were pregnant that we would be having twins. This is because my we had a type of IVF known as ICSI. We were lucky that we had a total of nine embryos that fertilised successfully. After discussing our options we decided that we would freeze seven of those embryos and have two transferred back into me. I know it may sound a little conceited… [Read More]