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Jamie's Posts

Have your cake and ice it too!

Pin It Baking in my family is a tradition. My granny was an awesome baker (and cook) and she always had something yummy waiting to be devoured by anyone who had the pleasure of walking through their front door. Her "front" door opened right into … Continue Reading

We are the 2%

Did you know that twins make up only around 2% of the population? Pin It … Continue Reading

Middle of the Night Messiness

It's been several months since our twins slept in a c0-sleeper in our room. If you have kids, you probably remember the first few weeks of bringing a newborn home. If you had multiples you may not remember because of the total fog of only getting … Continue Reading

My Two Breast Buddies

Only one year ago, I had to stop nursing our then 14 month old Will because I was pregnant with twins. He was just nursing before he went to bed, but when I started to experience bleeding from a sub-chorionic hemmorage at 12weeks, I didn't think it … Continue Reading

My love/hate relationship with Halloween

What I love about Halloween: It's fun to dress up in costumes. It's even more fun to dream up said costume and put it together as creatively as possible. And little kids in costumes are just down right adorable (most of the time). I love the … Continue Reading

Milestones, yours or mine?

"Your baby does what?" I feel like anytime I see my friends post about the newest milestone their babies are reaching I am in complete and total shock. Several of my facebook friends and I were all due within a few weeks of each other, mid March- … Continue Reading

Papa Smurf Fail

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Jamie’s Guest Posting about Breastfeeding Multiples Over at HDYDI

Check out Jamie's post about breastfeeding twins in her post "We Did It!" Breastfeeding Multiples over at HDYDI.com.           … Continue Reading

7 Sanity Savers for Moms of Multiples

When we were at the ABC Kids Expo in September I saw several awesome products that I wanted to share with those of you who are mothers of multiples. Even if you may not be a mother to twins or more, some of the items in this list may be of interest … Continue Reading

Just Because I Can… a Lesson in Parenthood Efficiency

A couple weeks ago, I experimented with an event that can best be described as Super Bath. Bathing three kids every night is time consuming and hard, doing it when your flying solo for the evening - crazy. Usually I would just forget about it and … Continue Reading

Are You Getting Some?

  Our bodies were designed for it, we need it, we crave it. But when little people enter our world, it gets harder and harder to find time for it. Yep, thats right. SLEEP. Sleep deprivation is no joke. A recent study by the National Sleep … Continue Reading

Review: Sock Ons and Dribble Ons

Baby socks and shoes are a no-win situation. When you don't have socks on your baby, people feel compelled to comment that their feet must be cold. However, if you attempt to put socks and shoes on your child you will constantly be hearing "you're … Continue Reading

Missed the Missoni Madness?

For those of us who have a fashion IQ of -300, you may have walked into a Target store wondering if there was some better than Black Friday sale that you were unaware of. Budget fashionistas fought over the limited edition line of clothing and home … Continue Reading

Review: AllyZabba Blankie

At my baby shower for our oldest son Will, I quickly learned that one of the go to baby gifts is a blanket. Even though we received several beautifully handmade blankets, I think this is the one blanket that I wished we had received. When I first … Continue Reading

Pimp My Ride – Guest post @ hdydi.com

Want ideas on ways to save money on cars, strollers, and car seats? Check out Jamie's shares ideas with moms of multiples in her post "Pimp My Ride" over at HDYDI.com.   … Continue Reading

Observe, Compare, Contrast

As much as I try not to, I frequently find myself comparing my identical twin boys Luke and Cole with each other. Sometimes I feel really guilty about it, because I don’t want to create competition between the two of them. But at this early stage of … Continue Reading

Singled Out: Life as a Redhead and Twin Mom

When I was a child, old ladies would often come up and ask me, “Where did you get your red hair?” Too young to fully understand the complex system of genetics, I went with what I knew. “My uncle!” I would proudly reply, since he was the only redhead … Continue Reading

Love or Hate?: NurturMe All Natural Dried Baby Food

When my sister shared a link for NurturMeNatural Dried Baby Food my interest was definitely peaked. So far I think this would be a great option for something to carry in my diaper bag when I am out or when I have to travel. Has anyone tried this yet? … Continue Reading

Starting Solids

While visiting my parents who live out of state, we decided to make a pilgrimage to our favorite Swedish home decorating mecca, Ikea. Our objective was to obtain more wooden train tracks for Will's newest obsession, Thomas the Train. It is hard to … Continue Reading

Ask Playdate Crashers

At The Playdate Crashers Podcast, we have never claimed to be experts.  But now, YOU get to be the expert! Parenthood is full of questions. “Is this the best crib for my baby?” “When should my preschooler know how to count to twenty?” “AM … Continue Reading