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Blog Coordinating, not matching. Two years of Twin Fashion

Coordinating, not matching. Two years of Twin Fashion

Different from the start – Coordinating, not matching My twins were born at 32 weeks. One weighed 4lbs. One weighed 2lbs 10 ounces. They looked radically different; so from the beginning, it was easy for us to think of them as individuals. We knew for a fact they are not identical once they were blood …

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Blog Full Moon Baby Part 1

Full Moon Baby Part 1

Blood red moon We drove due East from the airport toward our home town. I thought I was miscarrying at 12 weeks and we were heading to the hospital to confirm it. We watched this enormous blood-red full moon rising on a night of a full lunar eclipse and we tried not to talk about …

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Blog NICU Part 1: Softest Landing Possible

NICU Part 1: Softest Landing Possible

“We are going to refer you to another specialist” At around 24 Weeks into my pregnancy one of my twins started struggling. They referred us to the University of Maryland’s Center for Advanced Fetal Care. We traveled 1.5 hours each way 2-3 times a week for utrasounds and stress tests for weeks. The clinic worked …

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Blog I Surrender! – How I QUIT Potty Training My Twins – boys are hard

I Surrender! – How I QUIT Potty Training My Twins – boys are hard

Overthrowing the diaper industrial complex one long day at a time. We are-in-it-to-win-it. We decided to potty train our 21 month old twins because both boys seemed ready – talking about it when they peed and pooped, staying dry through nap, a couple potty runs, being aware of it when they peed on the floor …

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Blog Full Moon Babies Part 2 – Another lucky full moon

Full Moon Babies Part 2 – Another lucky full moon

TWINS: Double the trouble, Double the love. A million platitudes are out there for the pregnant mom of twins. My favorite was, “It must be TWINS.” when people ogled my giant belly. And honestly, it’s good practice for the flood of ridiculous things people say to the parents of twins (but that’s another post – …

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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 Ding-Ding, The Fox

Ding-Ding, The Fox

You gotta respect democracy Last year my folks went out of state to visit my siblings and came home with a taxidermied fox that my brother unloaded on them. Long story. My brother and his wife wanted the dead animal gone and my parents are suckers. I suggested a vote on whether to keep the …

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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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