We love twinpreneurs and when we discovered that the founder of about-twins.com was a twin, we needed to know more.
If you are a new or expecting twin parent wondering about anything twins, chances are you have been to www.about-twins.com. The site "wants to prepare twin parents for the task of raising two well-adjusted, independent children. We want moms and dads around the world to have loads of fun in their role as parents of twins, while still having an outlet to discuss concerns and anxiety in relation to becoming or being a twin parent."
About-twins.com was launched by journalist Kate Phillipa Clark in 2016 when she decided to build a website targeted towards parents of twin. Read on to learn more about her journey and the incredible library of resources Kate has built for new twin parents.
Who are you and what do you do?
I’m a journalist who three years ago was at a point where I was working for a great company, but writing about subjects I wasn't truly passionate about.
I had recently become a mom which - on an emotional level - was life-changing for me and brought back feelings and memories from my own childhood.
I grew up with an identical twin sister and have always been interested in how "the outside world" reacts to us and how being a twin affects your identity.
Our dad is an identical twin as well, and I think we have benefited from having a parent who knows what it's like to be an identical twin - even though I’ve experienced that different "pairs" of twins can feel very differently about that.
With all this in mind, I decided to change my professional life to something I am truly passionate about. So, after a lot of consideration, I quit my job and launched about-twins.com.
What is about-twins.com all about?
About-twins.com targets parents, who have or are expecting twins. The site gives them access to free articles about everything pertaining to twins.
Finding the perfect twin nursing pillow or the best books about twins may sound mundane, but it can make a difference to someone who feels out of her depth. I hope that our community can be a meeting point for parents of twins, enabling them to make connections and share advice across countries and cultures.
Thank you, Kate! We can’t wait to follow about-twins.com success and a really twinspired by your journey.
Make sure to check out theabout-twins.com.
We love getting to know to fellow twins and this is our fifth interview in our twin interview series (check out the others, including withMusical.ly artists Twinsxtn here and twinfluencers Twinnks here)
Twinning Store was established by twin sisters K & E in Los Angeles in July 2017. We sell clothing for twins, because twins rule! The store is made for twins by twins.
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QUESTIONS REGARDING YOUR ORDER:
WHAT DO I DO IF I ORDERED TO THE WRONG ADDRESS?
If your item has not shipped yet, we can still change this the mailing system. However, once you have received a shipping confirmation from us, it is unfortunately not possible to change. We strive to make you happy so please contact us as soon as possible at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will do our best to accommodate you. Make sure to include your order details (including order number).
We hope that you love your purchase from Twinning Store! If for any reason you are not completely satisfied with your purchase we accept returns within 21 days of the original purchase. Merchandise must be unworn, unwashed and in its original condition with all tags attached.
Refund will be made in the form of the original payment within two weeks of receiving the goods back in our warehouse. E-gift cards and final sale items cannot be returned or refunded.
You will be required to pay the cost of shipping the package back to Twinning Store via a tracked service. We do not reimburse for the postage required to return.
We DO accept take refunds and exchanges when:
If you meet the above criteria, email us at email@example.com. For our quality assurance, please include the reason for returning the item.
We DO NOT accept take refunds and exchanges when:
If you feel as though the product you received was defective, please send detailed photos of the unused item and a brief explanation of the defect to firstname.lastname@example.org so we can look into it right away!
We do not offer exchanges at this time. If you’d like to make an exchange, simply return the original unused order back to us for a refund and make a new purchase for the item you want through our site.
INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING: We ship all over the world. For questions or issues please contact email@example.com.
The goods will be imported on behalf of the consignee/buyer. The consignee authorizes Twinning Store to import the goods on his behalf. Further, the consignee/buyer agrees Twinning Store may delegate the obligation to import the goods on his behalf to a subcontractor (e.g. customs broker). The consignee will pay the taxes & duties in addition to the purchase price of the goods.
International Returns and Exchanges:
We accept returns of unworn items within 21 days of delivery. Merchandise must be unworn, unwashed and in its original condition with all tags attached.
If you would like to move forward and return all or part of your order, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. You will be responsible for shipping the item back via a tracked mail carrier. Twinning Store is unable to provide international return labels at this time.
All refunds will be credited back to the original form of payment. Shipping costs are not refundable.
WHAT IS YOUR CLOTHING MADE OF?
Most of our clothing is made of 100% cotton. All product pages list the specific product material. For any specific questions on this, please contact us at email@example.com.
WHERE DO YOU SHIP?
We ship worldwide! Our shipping rates vary based on destination and are calculated at checkout. Please note that Non-US customers are responsible for any duty or customs fees which may be collected upon the delivery of your package.
HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO RECEIVE AN ORDER?
Please allow3-5 days processing time from when we receive your order.
Then add an additional shipping time as listed below:
3-5 business days via USPS
3-8 business days via FedEx SmartPost
5-10 business days without tracking
10-20 business days without tracking
QUESTIONS ABOUT TWINNING STORE:
WHAT IS TWINNING STORE?
Twinning Store is a fashion store for twins by twin sisters K & E with products for men, women, girls, boys, toddlers and babies. We are based out of Los Angeles. You can read more about us here.
WHAT MAKES TWINNING STORE PRODUCTS UNIQUE?
Our company was created because we couldn’t find twin fashion products that matched our sense of style. We have created a range of products that are comfy and chic enough to wear for every occasion. Our mission is to make sure everyone can flaunt their twin-ness year round.
In addition, we pride ourselves on quality and therefore choose top materials.
HOW DO I CONTACT YOU?
We are available per email (firstname.lastname@example.org), Chat (see Turquoise button in corner), or through ourcontact form.
WHAT DO I DO IF I HAVE A QUESTION NOT ADDRESSED HERE?
We want to hear from you! Please email us at email@example.com. For any order related questions, please include order details (including order number).