11 Witty Onesies for Twins

Onesies for Twins

As a mom of three kids under three, my sense of humor is one of my greatest assets. Some days, if I didn’t laugh I’d cry. As a twin mom, everyone seems fascinated by my identical girls, and the attention and questions coming from complete strangers can drive me insane. My sense of humor saves me every time. If I’m going to get gawked at and stopped for endless streams of … [Read more...]

What It Is Like To Be A NICU Parent

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This is a guest post by Julian Reyes. Our journey begins a few years ago, as my wife and I agreed in the summer of 2011 to try to have children.  We also got married that summer.  However, it wasn't easy for us and we tried IVF.  On our first try, we were successful.  We decided to go with 2 embryos, and those embryos decided to become 3 babies - yup we were having … [Read more...]

Safety 1st Guide 65 Carseat Review

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When we had our twins, we knew we would need to get a couple of very narrow car seats. We already had a toddler and adding two more kids meant we needed to have three car seats in a row for at least a couple of years. I scoured the internet for recommendations and ideas. Unfortunately, there was very little info on my exact situation. Most of the posts and … [Read more...]

5 Tips for Surviving the First Few Months with Twins

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The first few months with twins were some of the roughest days of my life. The sheer physical and emotional exhaustion was ridiculous, but now, 18 months later, I can see that there were a few things I did (or could have done) to make those early months less painful. So here are my 5 tips for surviving the first few months with twins. I hope they help out some expectant … [Read more...]

Top Ten Twin Registry Must-Haves

Twin Registry

I've been a twin mom for 18 months now, and so that means I've been through many products. There are some items I definitely wish I had put on my twin registry and some I definitely should have left off. Well, there's no need for you to make the same mistakes I did! Here's a list from a mom who has been there. :) 1. Baby Jogger City Select Double Stroller. … [Read more...]

Breastfeeding Twins: The Tools of the Trade

Breastfeeding Twins

In December 2012, a friend of mine found out she was having twins. My sweet friend began researching all sorts of twin related info, and as a follower of hers on Pinterest, I was privy to her twin-spired Pins. For example, a video of a woman nursing her twins. Curious about the life my cherished friend had in store, I watched the video. And my mouth dropped. This is a … [Read more...]

Have Multiples? You Can Score Some Free Stuff!

Discounts for multiples

If you’re a new parent of twins, triplets, quadruplets, or more, you’re probably a bit overwhelmed by all of the stuff you’ll need for them. To help make it easier, many companies and stores offer discounts or freebies for multiples. Here are some of them: Babies R Us: The baby superstore offers a Multiple Birth Discount of 10% off two or more of the same big-ticket item … [Read more...]

Grocery Fail

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*This is a guest post by Joann of Life with Triplets Plus One. Having four triplets really limits me on what types of everyday normal outings I am willing to take. What? You're wondering about the four triplets comment? Well, that's what it's called when you birth four children in a 16 month span! That's right, I have four year old girl-boy-girl triplets and another son who … [Read more...]