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  • Printable ADHD Planner for Students and Adults
    Are you looking for a printable ADHD Planner that will help you stay organized? I created this one to help my son with ADHD and I think it’ll help you too! You can use the ADHD planner on your iPad, tablet, or other digital device or print it out.
  • Best Cribs for Twins from Newborns to Preschool Age
    When looking for the best cribs for twins, there are many factors to consider including how much space you have, cost, and how long they’ll last you. In this post I’ll go over the best cribs for twins in every situation to help parents of twins prepare for their twins’ arrival.
  • Twins First Birthday Gift Ideas They’ll Love For Years
    Need 1st birthday gifts for twin babies? From Little People toys to plush cars to learning toys, there are a lot of great 1st birthday gift ideas for twin babies!
  • Why Parents of Twins Need a Postpartum Doula 
    The saying is that it takes a village to raise a child. One thing I’ve learned in my career, this saying is very true. As a Postpartum Doula I’ve seen the need in new parents, the need for help in almost everything. But if it takes a village to raise but one child, how many villages do you need for multiples? 
  • The Best Breast Pump for Twins for Exclusively Pumping
    Are you expecting twins and looking for the best breast pump for twins? Whether you’re exclusively pumping or just wanting to build your milk supply, this post will help you make your decision on the best breast pump for you. 
  • How to Get Pregnant with Twins: Conceiving Twins Naturally
    Are you wondering how to get pregnant with twins naturally? This is exactly what we did to get pregnant with our identical twin boys.
  • 35 Weeks Pregnant with Twins I’m Uncomfortable but Excited We Got This Far
    I’m 35 weeks pregnant with twins and while I’m uncomfortable I’m so excited we’ve gotten this far!!
  • 34 Weeks Pregnant with Twins: I’m SO BIG
    By 34 weeks pregnant, the babies are well developed, including their lungs and all body systems are functioning. When I was 34 weeks pregnant with twins, things were continuing to become more uncomfortable for me but at least the babies are doing well.
  • What to Pack in a Diaper Bag for Twins
    Leaving the house with twins can be a daunting task, especially when you’re not sure what you need to pack in a diaper bag for twins. Below is everything we packed in a diaper bag for our twins and I never felt unprepared.

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