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pumping in the NICU

Guest Post – A Bumpy Start: Pumping at the NICU

Today is a Twin Pickle first… I’m handing over the blog to someone with far more experience and knowledge on this subject than myself. We were lucky enough to avoid the NICU when I had the...
Beds in Shared Kids Rooms

Beds in Shared Rooms: What are my Options?

As soon as the Twins start climbing out of their cribs, it’s time to move to proper beds. This is sure to happen earlier than it did with their sister, afterall, the temptation of...
Tell Twins Apart FI

How to Tell Twins Apart

I have previously mentioned that twin moms are asked a lot of questions. If you want to know the most common ones I’m regular bombarded with, catch up with ‘Questions Twin Moms are Repeatedly Asked...
twins behaving badly

Double Trouble: Twins Behaving Badly

As I previously mentioned in ‘Toys for Twin Toddlers‘, my boys’ first birthday brought with it a sudden surge of squabbling. Unfortunately it hasn’t improved, and we have a major case of twins behaving badly....
toys for twin toddlers

27 Awesome Toys for Twin Toddlers 2019

If you’re looking for the perfect toys for twin toddlers or young siblings, always consider ways to promote a sharing mentality. Twin toddlers don’t always like to share their toys, and it’s a steep...
twin baby names

Baby Names for Twins: You Wouldn’t Want to Disappoint

Baby names for twins… did I miss a trick? I have disappointed many a stranger in the grocery store when they ask me “What are their names?”. For those of you dropping in for...

Open Letter to IKEA From a Twin Mom

Dear IKEA I don’t visit your store very often because it’s too much fun and I spend too much money, despite considering IKEA products good value. Like many Moms, I enjoy a browse of your showroom. I dream of...

48 hrs in Vegas: Twin Stroller Edition

Tagging along with Husband’s work trips has its perks, however it also means I solo parent by day. That leaves me with a six year old and two 10month old babies to entertain for...
identical twins why does the fertilized egg split

Identical Twins: Why Does the Fertilized Egg Split?

Identical twins form when a single zygote (fertilized egg) splits into two, creating a natural clone. There is no sure answer as to why monozygotic twinning occurs, but there are a number of scientific...
questions twin moms

Questions twin moms are repeatedly asked and the quickest possible response.

Moms everywhere have little choice but to answer the same questions time and time again… How old is he? Is he sleeping through the night? Are you breastfeeding? (When exactly did it become appropriate for...
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