October 09, 2019 5:29 pm
A dog and a child will always have each other’s back. I learnt it the hard way when I recently gave my boys quite the epic scolding, and had to deal with a dog who proceeded to give me the sulky, silent treatment on behalf of her brothers.
July 26, 2019 12:07 pm
Identical newborn twins: Once the babies are home, choose different clothes for each baby. Dress them in different colours, or one twin in patterns and the other in solids. Making this a system will give you quick visual cues.
July 10, 2019 3:47 pm
The folks who said it takes a village to raise a child were spot on. Find your people - your family, friends and other parents of twins. Getting in touch with other parents of twins and multiples makes you realise the normalcy hidden in your crazy life.
July 10, 2019 10:33 am
A bouncy castle at a birthday party seemed like the most natural thing in the world. Loud blaring music and equally loud party hosts competed with each other. I returned from each party with a splitting headache.
July 10, 2019 10:32 am
"My kids ask about Dad and I make them watch him on TV. I try and tell them that he is away for work and will be back soon. It is my way of involving them in our work lives."
July 10, 2019 10:36 am
Does anger or humiliation know gender? Does rage naturally pour out of boys and trickle out of girls? And while it seems like our daughter has figured out she’s no different from her brother, it's my son who started to confine himself to learnt notions of maleness.
July 10, 2019 10:39 am
US-based blogger Lakshmi Iyer talks about being an adoptive mother to white twins, alongside her own biological child, and how the family deals with issue of race.