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HopscotchSleep

A Day with 4 Week Old Twins

With Miss H, I loved that I tracked what some of our days were like schedule-wise in the early days, including when Miss H was 2 1/2 weeks old. It's really fun to look back on, especially right now when I'm sleep deprived - it's made me realize I was just as sleep deprived back [...]

TwinZNursingPillow

Choosing to Formula Feed

I was able to successfully provide breast milk for Miss H until she was 10 months old, after which we switched to formula. My milk supply was never amazing so by 10 months I just couldn't keep up with pumping enough for her and since I work full time out of the house; I could [...]

37WeekBump

Hopscotch Twins Birth Story

As I recently shared, the Hopscotch twins arrived! Already a few weeks old, I want to make sure I get their birth story written down so that I don't forget the details. Here I am right at 37 weeks pregnant - whoah! I still can't believe I got that big, however, I had two big [...]

HopscotchTwins

Hopscotch Twins Have Arrived!

I'm excited to share that last week the Hopscotch twins made their arrival - right at 38 weeks! We are quickly finding out that twins are a whole lot of work, but of course incredibly loveable! On the left is little miss and on the right is little mister (when I'm less sleep deprived I'll [...]

Monitored vs. Relaxed Pregnancy

Beyond the fact that I'm carrying two babies this time around versus one, this pregnancy has been wildly different in many other ways. Since I had a super relaxed experience the first time around, I thought it would be interesting to compare the differences. OBGYN Office vs. Midwife Office Pregnancy 1: I saw a team of [...]

MissH_Summer

Adjusting Life for a Twin Pregnancy

I wasn't terribly worried about keeping up with Miss H during this second pregnancy; my pregnancy with her was complication-free and I'd hoped for the same the second time around. Plus, I work full-time so my time with Miss H is limited to before/after work and the weekends. However, twins definitely changed the playing field [...]

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Hopscotch Twin Nursery Reveal!

During all of our house selling/hunting madness, I had a very hard time connecting with my twin pregnancy because I didn't know where we'd be living when we brought them home from the hospital. Which meant I couldn't visualize their nursery - would it be a big or small room? Hardwood floors or carpet? Could [...]

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