Month: September 2017

No, We Are Not Trying for a Girl

No, We Are Not Trying for a Girl

When I found out I was having twins, before I knew what the sex would be, everyone said the same thing: “I hope you have a boy and a girl, so you’ll have both!” Never mind the fact that I already knew they were identical […]

Childproofing Your Marriage: 10 Ways We Raise Twin Babies With Love, Compassion, and Without Killing Each Other

Childproofing Your Marriage: 10 Ways We Raise Twin Babies With Love, Compassion, and Without Killing Each Other

​ There are few things that can put more stress on a marriage than introducing a baby to the mix. The entire dynamic changes – suddenly everyone is sleep-deprived, cranky, has a ton of new responsibilities, and your lives revolve around keeping a tiny, unreasonable, […]

The Trouble with Torticollis

The Trouble with Torticollis

When we got Alexander and Nathan home from the NICU at 8 weeks, I noticed they favored turning their necks to one side. Just before they’d gotten discharged, the hospital’s physical therapist met us at the NICU to tell us to make sure we turned […]

How I Shop for Twins Without Going Broke

How I Shop for Twins Without Going Broke

One of the challenges of having twins is definitely shopping for them! If you read my last post on misconceptions about being a stay-at-home mom, you’ll recall my mentioning that we are not rolling in dough by any stretch of the imagination. But we still […]