Blogging the WP: Household Organization with Multiples

Blogging the WP: Household Organization with Multiples

Janie Lee
Mar 10, 2008

If you feel as though you've seen more parents with multiples lately, you're probably right. According to an article in the Washington Post, multiple births are increasingly common in the United States. Between 1980 and 2005, the rate of twin births almost doubled (according to the National Center for Health Statistics). Triplet and higher-order multiple births more than quadrupled. So what does this mean on the homefront? Organization and planning. Click below for some helpful tips from the parents interviewed for the article...

To keep bottles easily identifiable, one of the moms suggested marking them with each child's initial. Another great idea for the collection of bottles and sippy cups that won't fit into limited cabinet space? Use a clear plastic shoe holder hung over a door or on a wall as additional storage and display.

One set of parents suggested staying put in a smaller space where it's easier to contain and keep track of the children.

Read the full article here.

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