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A Bumblebee Themed First Birthday Party

A Bumblebee Themed First Birthday Party

We are back! After a wonderful summer doing some traveling and enjoying the outdoors it is time to get back in the swing of things. The twins started preschool last week, very exciting! To celebrate I thought it would be fun to look back on their first birthday party and share all the ideas I put together to create a bumblebee themed party. Idea Nothing in particular led me to the bumblebee idea besides that their birthday is in the…

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Ticks and Toddlers

Ticks and Toddlers

Since it’s that time of year, I thought I would write about an unfortunate experience a few weeks ago, when we found a tick engorged on S, one of our 2 year old twins.  No one in our family had ever had a tick before that we knew of, even the dog, so it was a learning experience that I thought would be helpful to share here. I was washing S’s hair at bath time and felt something at the…

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Welcome

Welcome

Welcome to my blog. Have Twins First is a blog offering advice to parents with a focus on what it’s like raising twins versus a singleton. I started this blog to help parents by writing about my own experiences raising twin girls and a singleton boy. I hope you enjoy reading and find some helpful tips. Thanks, Jeanne  

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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