Twin peaks #9

Snippets of a conversation just overheard while the twins are in bed (not going to sleep as they should be) and I was in the bath.

Fonz: Sorry Ez, make hammer noise now [Ez is scared of loud noises such as the hammer or the drill]
[Fonz bangs the side of his bed with a squeaky rubber duck]
Fonz: . . . → Read More: Twin peaks #9

THIS WEEK’S Twin Peak #2

It’s been difficult to choose this week as we’ve had some great moments. Listening to the twins discussing big poos for 20 minutes while they were supposed to be napping (complete with poo sound effects), overhearing Fonz tell Ez off: “Don’ shout me Ez, it’s not kind”, and the first incident I can remember of Fonz . . . → Read More: THIS WEEK’S Twin Peak #2

THIS WEEK’S: Twin Peak #1

Introducing a new regular for the blog… Twin Peaks – a celebration of the best twin moment from the Young house each week. It could be a snippet of conversation, a funny incident, a picture or a video, but it’ll be something that made me smile.

This week:

The twins have just gone to bed (in their shared . . . → Read More: THIS WEEK’S: Twin Peak #1

Good cop bad cop

Parenting twin toddlers is hard work, mentally and physically. As all parents of toddlers know, toddler behaviour can be frustrating and challenging. Toddlers can be a real joy, and my two make me laugh more than anything else in the world, but they are often right little buggers, too.

A while ago I wrote about how Ben . . . → Read More: Good cop bad cop

Twins at 22 months

Twin stuff
We’re getting to the good bit now. Sure, they still fight like cat and dog, but Ez and Fonz are also beginning to really recognise the fun in playing together. They like to hold each other’s hand, and they’re getting better at learning to take turns. If they upset their sibling, they will go over . . . → Read More: Twins at 22 months