I’m talking about moving our whole family across the country, for the second time in just over a year. And we don’t actually love it (I’m not THAT crazy!) but I think we have become pretty good at it.
A year ago, we moved from New Jersey/NYC to Miami with three under three (big brother was barely 2 years old and the twins were 4 months old) and two fur babies. That move seems like an age ago and like a total BREEZE compared to our most recent move from Miami to Texas! (That’s right, y’all! We’re back home!)
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To sleep… perchance to dream. But, mostly, just sleep. Babies, sleep. Pleeeeeease.
First of all, please read up on sleep safety recommendations and talk to your pediatrician if you have any doubts or questions.
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My two year old is usually a really good kid, ESPECIALLY for being two. But take away our home environment, especially all his toys, add loved ones he doesn’t get to see regularly, mix in some *new* toys that he is expected to share with twin babies, sprinkle it with holiday excitement, and you’ve got a recipe for meltdowns, regression, and basically a tiny jerk. (Am I a bad mom for saying that?)
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Disclaimer: I am obviously no expert, just one twin momma able to share from my experiences and be part of your parenting village.
When you first get the news that there’s not ONE, but TWO (or more!) babies inside of you (or your partner), you probably fall into one of three categories:
1. You had hoped and planned for this whether due to fertility treatments or known genetic probability, but now that it’s real, you are in shock!
2. For some reason completely unrelated to fertility treatments or genetics, you had always dreamed of having twins (especially boy-girl twins) because that would be the most amazing thing ever! I didn’t even know there were people like this until we started announcing our twin pregnancy. Nevertheless, now that it’s real, you are in shock!
3. It had never occurred to you that you might become pregnant with twins or multiples, and well, obviously, now, you are in shock!
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