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Twins and a Toddler: 8 Tips for Surviving 3 Under 3

Our first baby was 18 months old when we found out we were expecting another baby! Just a few short weeks later, we had our first ultrasound and got the news that there was not ONE, but TWO little people growing inside my belly. We were about to enter the wild, chaotic, and JOYFUL club …

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The Best Twin Baby Shower Ideas: Themes, Decorations, and More!

So you’re planning a baby shower for twins… double the baby means double the fun and double the adorable decorations!  But where to start? There are so many great twin baby shower ideas, whether it’s twin boys, twin girls, one of each, or a complete surprise! There are some wonderful upsides to planning a baby …

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Feeding Twins: Tips and Advice from a Twin Mom

If you are expecting twins, first off, congratulations!  You are about to embark on an incredibly difficult, yet equally rewarding and joyful journey. I’m going to talk today about tips for feeding twins. You probably have a fairly strong opinion on whether or not you want to formula feed or breastfeed.  I want to tell you …

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The Joys and Challenges of Raising Identical Twin Girls

When we found out that we were pregnant… and that it was TWINS… we had a 15-month-old little boy, Theo. I would have been happy with whatever babies I had, but I won’t lie, I hoped that one of them would be a girl. For some reason, it never crossed my mind that we would …

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How to Have Successful Independent Playtime With Twins (And Why You Should Be Doing It!)

Independent playtime is important for all children, but it is especially important for twins. Our twins share a bedroom and are literally together 24/7, aside from when they are in independent playtime. It was a challenge to separate them, and we endured many days of tears and them pounding on their doors, calling for each …

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Raising Twin Toddlers: 8 Reasons Why It’s Harder Than Newborns

Is raising twin toddlers harder than raising newborns? Yes. But don’t get me wrong: there are parts of my life during the newborn twin phase that I literally don’t remember. It’s as if I blacked out from sleep deprivation. What I do remember is all blurred together; pump, feed the babies, change their diapers, put …

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Preparing For Twins on a Budget

Let’s talk about the process of preparing for twins on a tight budget. Finding out you’re expecting twins is joyful but without a doubt shocking and even a little bit scary. How to prepare for twins financially was one of the first questions I had. (After “when will they sleep through the night??) Preparing for …

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What To Do If Your Twins Climb Out of Their Cribs

A question that is asked frequently throughout the twin community is “what do I do when my twins climb out of their cribs?” The newborn twin days are SO EXHAUSTING. My twins are great sleepers, but still…. during the newborn days, I was seriously sleep-deprived. You look forward to those days when they’ll sleep long …

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7 Twin Milestones to Watch For During the First Year

It’s so fun to watch babies reach milestones. With our firstborn, I remember being delighted when he discovered his hands and would stare at them in awe. Each milestone he met was so exciting. And with twins, those twin milestones take on a whole new meaning. First off, they don’t always reach milestones at the …

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