Category: Baby Tips

17 “Mom Hacks” That Helped Get Me Through Year Two with Twins

17 “Mom Hacks” That Helped Get Me Through Year Two with Twins

The twins turn two next week! I know, I know. I can’t believe it myself. I started this blog when they were just four months and there have been ups, downs, and everything in between. There were so many days I wondered how we were […]

How I Enriched My Babies’ Development At Every Stage

How I Enriched My Babies’ Development At Every Stage

This post was a request from a friend that follows my blog and answered my call for blog topics. She has a six-month-old baby and wanted to know what activities I did with the twins at each level to facilitate their development. My initial response […]

I Survived The First Year With Twins (And So Will You): 9 Things I Learned That I Wish I’d Known All Along

I Survived The First Year With Twins (And So Will You): 9 Things I Learned That I Wish I’d Known All Along

1. Nothing stays sanitary for long so let that go. When the twins first came home from the NICU, I was borderline obsessed with keeping things separate and sanitary. It’s partially from the level of hygiene that the NICU requires. If we touched one baby, […]

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 […]

The One Trick I Use To Get My Babies to Sleep in 5 Minutes or Less

The One Trick I Use To Get My Babies to Sleep in 5 Minutes or Less

Allow me to set the scene: It’s bedtime. Baby is bathed, in pajamas, lights are dim, and it’s time to lie down. Baby is quite obviously tired from a long day of eating, playing, and growing. Or this scene: It’s midday. Baby has been awake […]

Our Babies’ Daily Schedule (How We Stay Sane)

Our Babies’ Daily Schedule (How We Stay Sane)

Putting Alexander and Nathan on a daily schedule has been a lifesaver. The first couple of days we had both of them home were an absolute nightmare. Having spent the first two months of their lives as a NICU mom, I knew how to care […]

9 Tips for Beach Tripping with Baby

9 Tips for Beach Tripping with Baby

We recently took Alex and Nathan on their first vacation, driving almost 8 hours with them in the car. I was excited about taking them out of town, but the idea of keeping them in the car that long put me in cold sweats every […]