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tips for raising twins

Tips for Raising Twins

Raising twins isn’t an apples to apples comparison. As moms, we quickly learn that each of our kids is unique, whether or not they are twins. I realize my twin girls are not apples, but I often find myself looking at them like a pair of apples. They are both apples because they are girls, […]

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The day before we delivered our twin girls.

Weight Loss Tips for Moms (from a Mom of 3 under 3)

January is a great time to start thinking about moving yourself towards a lighter, healthier you. Maybe you had a few (or a dozen) too many Christmas cookies? Maybe in all the holiday insanity you forgot to go to the gym… for a month. Maybe you feel like it’s time to lose that baby weight… […]

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Twins: How to Prepare and Survive the First Year

Twins: How to Prepare and Survive the First Year

I spent the night of September 15 with tears streaming down my face. I was holding our last baby — MY last baby — on the eve of her first birthday. In addition to the usual “oh-my-gosh-my-baby-is-getting-older-where-has-the-time-gone” feelings, I was also feeling something that I think most mothers of almost-one-year-olds do not feel. I was […]

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To Train Up a Child: A DMMB Series on Motherhood's Toughest Topics

Top Tips for Sleep Training

This post is part 2 of 5 in the series To Train Up a Child. Mention the phrase “sleep training” and a few hot button topics come right to mind. Crying it out. Co-sleeping. Scheduling. Baby Wise…. I’ve done a little of it all — sometimes out of instinct, sometimes out of necessity, but always […]

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Preparing for Twins: What You Need (and What You Don't Need Two Of)

Preparing for Twins: What You Need (and What You Don’t Need Two Of)

Preparing for a baby is expensive. Preparing for twin babies? Twice as expensive – IF you buy two of everything. Fortunately, you don’t need to. My twins, my “babies,” just turned five, so I’m getting a little rusty on the baby registry scene. But as an “elder” twin mommy, I have had several expectant mothers […]

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