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Life With Newborn Twins: A Survival Guide

“I’m writing a post on tips for surviving life with newborn twins” I announced to my husband during dinner in between frantically dicing up food for our 13-month-old twin girls, who inhale food at an impossibly fast speed. “Really.  Are you sure we survived??” he asked as he picked up a sippy cup that was …

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16 Signs You’re Living the Twin Mom Life

All twin moms know that there are certain difficulties and challenges that only mom of twins will understand. Not that other parents don’t face challenges; because they certainly do. Let’s face it- parenting is hard in general. But there are CERTAIN things- both challenges and joys- that, whether you have identical twins or fraternal twins, …

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My Biggest Fears During My Twin Pregnancy

I bet there’s not a single person that didn’t have some fears during their twin pregnancy. At some point, you may have even panicked a bit. Not that you aren’t excited and thrilled that there are two babes… but… it’s TWO BABIES. It’s surprising and a little nerve-wracking. I remember driving home from our first …

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“Your Hands Are Full!” and Other Things Twin Moms Hear

things twin moms hear that we get a little tired of! It wasn’t long into my twin pregnancy when I realized that people are fascinated by twins. I mean, that’s not a bad thing, right? It can catch you off guard when you see two people who look alike. The relationship between twins is fascinating …

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To the New Twin Mom… I Know

Dear New Twin Mom, I see you staring incredulously at the two tiny people that you created… and I know. I know the gut-wrenching, earth-shattering, overwhelming amount of joy and gratitude you are feeling right now. I see you in the checkout line at Target, gently rocking your double stroller back and forth and glancing …

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Guilt as a Twin Mom and How to Overcome it

When you have twins, most everything you experience with them will be double, both the good and bad. Double the kisses, snuggles, photo ops, first steps, first smiles… it’s truly amazing. But there’s also double the diapers, laundry, middle of the night wake-ups, sickness, and guilt.  Double guilt.  That’s something I didn’t think about prior …

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