Mommy Review Monday: Pottery Barn Fairfax Pre-K Toddler Backpack

For the girls’ birthday last year MaMa got the littles backpacks since they’d been trying to steal the bigs’ bags and backpacks for a few months.  After all, what toddler doesn’t like bags??? These Fairfax Pre-K backpacks have been FANTASTIC.  They are the perfect size for the littles and they LOVE to carry them around. Continue reading “Mommy Review Monday: Pottery Barn Fairfax Pre-K Toddler Backpack”

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Photo Friday: Independence Day 2018

We celebrated Independence Day this year with a shrimp boil at Aunt Haley’s House with the Graves family, minus Will and Anna, who were at Joe Daddy’s house for the holiday. Aunt Haley had a sprinkler going, fully loaded bubble guns, and poppers (since we’re in a burn ban, plus two year olds and realContinue reading “Photo Friday: Independence Day 2018”

Mommy Review Monday: ezpz Happy Mat – One-piece silicone placemat + plate

DISCLOSURE: Due to the recent iPhone update my i’s are now malfunctioning. I️ am NOT going back through to fix. I’m too frustrated. Sorry folks. It’s borderline Migraine Monday instead of Mommy Review Monday so this will be a sort one today so I can get off to bed. I should apologize to those whoContinue reading “Mommy Review Monday: ezpz Happy Mat – One-piece silicone placemat + plate”

Tips for First Haircuts for Two Year Old Twins

Yesterday Clara and Kate got their first hair cut. As you can see below, their hair is quite different. Clara’s is brown, longer, has a hint of curl, and is a bit thinner. Kate’s is blondish, shorter, straight as a board, and a little thicker. We needed to clean up Kate’s mullet (for a goodContinue reading “Tips for First Haircuts for Two Year Old Twins”

Mommy Review Monday: Happy Healthy Parent Waterproof Silicone Bib

With my first two kids, I used Bumkins bibs and they’re great but I decided to try some the Happy Healthy Parent waterproof silicone bibs for the twins.  Here’s what I like about them: They come in a 2- pack with free shipping through Amazon Prime.  The colors are cute: Clara’s is purple and Kate’s is pink. TheContinue reading “Mommy Review Monday: Happy Healthy Parent Waterproof Silicone Bib”

Nursing Twins- Part 5: Nursing Two Older Babies

Clara and Kate are now 8 months old. It’s hard to believe…. Except for their nursing habits, which are much changed from the early days. Here’s what I’ve observed so far with nursing twins older than 6 months: They have more trouble focusing.  They still fit on the nursing pillow in the football hold forContinue reading “Nursing Twins- Part 5: Nursing Two Older Babies”

Mommy Review Monday: Ciao! Baby Portable High Chair 

My cousin, who also has twins, introduced us to these Ciao! Baby portable high chairs. I’ll be honest, at first I was skeptical because they’re about $60 and I just didn’t think it was worth that much times two. But we had two BBQs this weekend and we knew it was going to be aContinue reading “Mommy Review Monday: Ciao! Baby Portable High Chair “

Nursing Twins- Part 4: Pumping for Two

I’ve almost made it 8 months nursing Clara and Kate. I also work a 40+ hour work week so there have been many hours sitting hooked up to a pump.     Here are my tips and experiences with pumping, which work whether you’re pumping for one or two babies: Find out if you get aContinue reading “Nursing Twins- Part 4: Pumping for Two”

Mommy Review Monday: Medela Vs. Bonafide Baby Breastmilk Storage Bags

I’ve used both Medela and Bonafide Baby’s Breastmilk storage bags for pumped milk.     Here what I think about both: What I like about Medela’s Breastmilk Storage Bags: They come with capability to attach to your Medela breastpump accessories  They are nice and thick They have a place to write the date easily When filled,Continue reading “Mommy Review Monday: Medela Vs. Bonafide Baby Breastmilk Storage Bags”