Breastfeeding is hard. I don’t think anyone prepares you for how hard it’s going to be. Pumping is also challenging. I had to go back to work at 6 weeks, so I was forced to pump instead of nurse to try and keep up with feeding my twins. Here are the tips and tricks I learned along the way.
Ever wonder what breastfeeding is really like? Especially if you are expecting twins? Not like the here’s how you do it informational article, but the casual conversation with your BFF type honest truth. Here’s a one-year recap of my journey breastfeeding twins through the highs and lows and everything in between.
Sleep, or lack thereof, is such a big topic for new moms. Everyone is wondering when will baby start sleeping through the night, i.e. when can I start sleeping again. I wanted to share how we got our girls into a good sleep routine from the start that resulted in the sleeping through the night at a very young age and good bedtime routines that continue to this day at three.
Some lessor talked about tips for preparing for baby’s arrival. Besides finalizing the nursery, packing the hospital bag and installing the car seat, here are five things I did to prep for baby that were super helpful.
We decided to get the girls a play kitchen for Christmas this year. We chose the Ikea Duktig play kitchen, but did a little DIY / hack to take it up a notch. Here is my take on the remodel.
Ya’ll I am drooling over the house frame my brother made for the girls’ floor bed. And it’s actually a lot cheaper and easier to make than you’d think. Hubby and I told him he could make ready to assemble kits and sell them, to which he replied, “That’s not what I want to do with my life.” He’s studying to be an engineer, so this stuff is too basic for him. But he did share his design and materials list with me so that I could share it with ya’ll for free to make one for yourselves.