Category: Parenting

Ten Things You Should Never Say to a Twin Mum

When you have a baby, your whole life suddenly becomes everyone else’s business, right? Well, that’s doubly true when you have twins. I learned very quickly that the days of being able to quickly pop to the shops for milk (or being able to do anything quickly, for that matter) …

Being a Mum With Depression and Anxiety

Today is not a good mental health day for me. I have struggled with depression and anxiety, on and off, for most of my adult life, but especially since going through IVF. Everyone has days when they don’t want to get out of bed, right? When you’re dealing with depression …

Five Reasons Why Having Twins Is The Best Thing Ever

I’m sure other twin mums will be able to relate to the feeling that people seem to feel sorry for you when they find out that you have twins. People tend to focus on how hard having twins must be. Don’t get me wrong, some days, that’s all I can …

How Long Can I Call It “Baby Weight”?

I’ve always struggled with my weight. This is not a new thing for me. Even before I had the twins, I was constantly dieting. I joined Weight Watchers for the first time (I’ve joined many more times since) when I was 19. My BMI was somewhere around 25. I remember …

When Two Became Four! Becoming a Twin Mum!

**This post was originally posted on an old blog in March 2016, but it finishes off the IVF and pregnancy journals and tells the story of how I became a twin mum, so I thought I’d share it with you** March 16th 2016 I haven’t been very good at this …