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19th March 2019

Cheesy Charity Challenges
We want to say a huge thank you to Kelly and the team at Rubber Cheese for raising more than £12,000 for Tamba's Bereavement Support Group.
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17th March 2019

A twin Dad's TTTS motivation
Ben wanted to support Tamba after his identical twin girls Isla and Jemima had a tough start in life arriving 11 weeks early because of TTTS.
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16th March 2019

What mums of twins or more really want for Mother's Day
While we’re not going to be disappointed with a lovely bunch of flowers, some chocolates or a cute handmade card, there are a few things that would make the day absolutely perfect.
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11th March 2019

9 Times Disney gave us unrealistic parenting expectations
Don't get us wrong we love being parents of twins or more... but we're not sure we were prepared for how hard it can be at times! Disney made life look so easy!
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7th March 2019

7 Books quotes that parents of twins, triplets or more will love
World Book Day. A day to celebrate wonderful books, encourage kids to read and an excuse to dress up as their favourite book characters!.
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4th March 2019

Things you get used to with pre-teen twins and triplets
Our kids are growing up. But they still need us.  A cuddle and a plaster used to make everything better. But now...
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27th February 2019

Offering a Helping Hand from across the pond
A volunteer who continues to support Tamba despite living in New York has won an award in recognition of her unstinting efforts to help families in crisis
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26th February 2019

Once upon a time... you found out it was twins
Once upon a time, you were thinking how nice it would be to have a baby. Then one day the stork turns up with not one, but two babies!
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22nd February 2019

Raising twin toddlers? It's like an episode of Britain's Got Talent
The Whack-a-Mole Mum gives us a break down of a special episode, otherwise known as the twin parent life...
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21st February 2019

Cash boost for Northern Ireland twin clubs
We’re so pleased to announce that twin clubs in Northern Ireland have received a cash boost, thanks to The National Lottery Community Fund.
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17th February 2019

Twins' memory provides my motivation
I am currently in the midst of training for the London marathon. I am so excited and it’s only 12 weeks away... 
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14th February 2019

Reminders for parents of twins, triplets or more
It’s emotional, stressful, overwhelming but oh so lovely to be a parent of twins, triplets or more and sometimes parents just need a little reminder that they’ve got this. 
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11th February 2019

9 Reasons to love being a parent of twins and triplets
Sometimes, it can be tough being a parent of twins or multiples, but it is also hugely rewarding.
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6th February 2019

TWINS and a FA Cup clean sheet. What a night for Joe Day!
Joe Day had a busy night when his wife welcomed twins during his FA Cup game against Middlesbrough.
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2nd February 2019

Top tips from one twin parent to another
From one parent to another, we promise it gets easier! Here are our favourite top tips that parents of multiples have shared.
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31st January 2019

Get your twins to bed in 'only' 47 steps
"I'm not tired", "I need to pee" ... As parents, we hear it all but we've narrowed the bedtime routine down to 'only' 47 steps!
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30th January 2019

Twins with different dads
One of our trustees has been hitting the headlines this week with his incredible, heart-warming story.
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26th January 2019

Bros: After the Screaming Stops
If you haven’t seen this fascinating documentary by now, where have you been?
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25th January 2019

Tamba's Top 5 Twinline topics
Did you know that Tamba is not just here for you in a crisis, we are a supportive voice at the end of the phone.
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21st January 2019

Celebrities you didn't realise have twins
Sure, you knew Beyonce and Jay-Z welcomed twins in 2017, but what about the other celebs that joined our special club?
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19th January 2019

NHS staff praise Maternity Engagement programme
Tamba’s Maternity Unit Engagement Programme ensures mums expecting twins or more, are treated in line with NICE guidelines
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18th January 2019

7 Winnie the Pooh quotes all parents of twins & triplets should read
To celebrate Winnie the Pooh day, we’ve found some of Pooh’s wise old words that are perfect for parents
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14th January 2019

Why it's so great to have twins or triplets
When you first find out it’s twins, triplets or more it can feel like quite a shock but there’s lots of reasons to be excited.
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10th January 2019

How to prepare twins and triplets for starting school
If you’re wondering what you can do to get your twins, triplets or more ready for school, look no further. Here's some top tips...
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10th January 2019

Statistics show twin and triplet births are historically high
The latest figures from ONS showing twin and triplet births have been released and we've analysed the data.
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8th January 2019

8 Important tips for a new parent of twins, triplets or more
What was the best tip you were given when you found out it was twins or more? We've come up with 8 important ones.
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3rd January 2019

6 reasons why multiple parent friendships are the best!
Friendships rock. And let’s face it, multiples parent friendships rock on! Who’s got your back more when you’re having a bad day with the twins – a fellow twin mum or dad, that’s who!
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2nd January 2019

8 things you don't have time for when you're a parent of twins or more
Having ‘spare time’ is something that pretty much goes out of the window when you are parents of twins, triplets, or more. There are so many things you used to take for granted.
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