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Month: February 2017

Necessities – Diaper Changing

Necessities – Diaper Changing

Below are my recommendations for diaper brands and quantities, plus must have diaper changing accessories. Diaper and Wipes Recommendations: Start with the quantities listed below and buy more diapers in the correct size, as needed. Keep in mind, there is a good possibility you will also receive diapers as gifts. I personally like Pampers Swaddlers for newborn, size 1, and size 2. (1)* Case of Newborn Diapers Pampers Swaddlers – Size Newborn *get (2) cases for twins (1) Case of…

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Necessities – Nursery

Necessities – Nursery

Nursery Must Haves: Here is our list of must have nursery items for twins and singletons: (1)* Crib *will need (2) for twins (1)* Crib Mattress – this is the one we have and it’s been great even though it’s cheap: Safety 1st Heavenly Dreams White Crib Mattress *will need (2) for twins (1) Changing Table or Changing Pad – I recommend putting a changing pad on top of a short dresser instead of buying a changing table. (2)* Waterproof…

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Necessities – On The Go

Necessities – On The Go

Our list of must have “on-the-go” baby gear items for twins and singletons.  Remember, to leave the hospital with your baby, you need to have the infant car seat safely installed. Buy these items before baby is born: (1)* Infant Car Seat – we have the Graco Click Connect and like it.  I know Chicco is popular too.  I chose Graco because it is the lightest car seat, which is a big advantage when having twins: Graco SnugRide Click Connect…

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Baby Gear Knowledge

Baby Gear Knowledge

Once we found out we were having a twins I decided to get two different brands of smaller items (bottles, pacifiers, etc).  Usually what happened is one of the babies would have a preference for a certain type and the other baby would not.  It surprisingly worked out well that we could use everything that was purchased and generally not have to spend extra money because they didn’t like something.  With this approach, I got extra experience with different baby…

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Where Did The Name for this Blog Come From?

Where Did The Name for this Blog Come From?

When my twin girls were a few months old we were in the waiting room of the pediatricians office.  There was another mom there with her twin boys that were about 6 years old and she told us she had another younger child as well. We were still in the whirlwind of having newborn twins and I remember how reassuring she was and it always stuck with me that she said “everyone should have twins first”.  Recently having a third child,…

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