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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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Twin Pregnancy vs Singleton: 6 Big Differences

A twin pregnancy vs a singleton pregnancy is a whole new world. I was looking forward to my second pregnancy because I thought it would be nice to kind of know what to expect. Welllll too bad for me! Being pregnant with twins is VERY different vs being pregnant with a singleton.  Here’s what I’ve …

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How to Safely Take Toddler Twins Out in Public Alone

It’s a lot of work to take small children out in public and toddler twins are no exception. You have to pack up your diaper bag, get the children dressed, shoes and coats on, and then hustle them out to the car and buckle them into their car seats. Taking toddler twins out in public …

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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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