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Blog NICU Survival Tips – What worked for Us

NICU Survival Tips – What worked for Us

How We survived the NICU It is my sincere wish you never need any of these NICU survival tips. This isn’t necessarily the best way to do it, it just happens to be how WE did it and what worked for us. This is long AF, but writing it really helped me work through some …

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Blog NICU Staff – A Guide to the Best People on Earth

NICU Staff – A Guide to the Best People on Earth

Holy Shit, NICU staff are amazing. I never met a more dedicated, loving, and hard working group of people as NICU staff. I genuinely believe they see all their patients as their children. They work through heartbreak and celebration in the span of a shift and come back everyday. Security Be nice to the security …

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Blog Fort Birthday, An Origin Story

Fort Birthday, An Origin Story

Born at 32 weeks, my twins were slow to crawl. Kenneth crawled first by several months and so I made him a simple Amazon Prime Box fort to crawl into and dubbed it Fort Kenneth. . My twins LOVE boxes As their first birthday approached I wracked my brain for a fun theme. Neither boy …

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Blog Fixing Holes – Nap Time DIY

Fixing Holes – Nap Time DIY

Getting work done during Nap Time Skip down to the second heading to get right to the HOW-TO Finding time to DIY when you have toddlers is tricky. My day gets divided up into four types of time. 1)before boys wake up – ugh, don’t even talk to me I’m not getting anything done except …

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Blog Vomit Happens

Vomit Happens

Fun Fact:Baby vomit rapidly dries on crib netting and flakes off into a fine dust that you find on your floor and makes you think you have termites until you smell it. Baby vomit happens. Kids get sick, they puke. It sucks and you move on when they feel better. But some babies are gaggers …

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Blog Rules for Watching My Twins

Rules for Watching My Twins

Rules. What Rules? Make your own rules. Seriously. I don’t care how strict or lax you are. If the rule at your house is no-jumping-on-the-sofas then don’t let them jump on your sofas. It’s ok to have rules. The twins can handle it. Have as many as you need to stay sane. Make them as …

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Blog Leah’s Amazing Double Bean Soup

Leah’s Amazing Double Bean Soup

  This time of year many people and cultures eat beans for good luck. I make Leah’s Amazing Double Bean Soup to clean out my fridge after the holidays and to put up some hearty freezer food for easy dinners this winter. Here’s the thing: I don’t eat beans – doesn’t matter what kind – …

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Blog You Gotta Start Somewhere

You Gotta Start Somewhere

One of my best friends and I have been kicking around the idea for a mom blog since early 2016 when our children were born. And, no surprise to anyone, we found ourselves too busy to make a personal project happen. It seemed impossible with twins to do anything other than try and survive to …

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