Prime Day Deals for Babies + Toddlers

Prime Day | Fire Tablets Bundle
Is anyone else confused/stressed by Prime Day?! I picked out my favorite deals for babies/toddlers (aka Romy and Piper and friends!) and linked them below – hope that helps a bit! Good luck, let me know what you end up with! xx Jen
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Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2019: Best Baby Gear

Best Convertible Car Seats - Maxi Cosi Magellan 5-in-1
Baby Gear This year, I’m cutting down my blog coverage of the sale and talking about the things that are REALLY worth buying. To me, those are the things you NEED anyways that rarely go on sale. Certain baby gear definitely falls into that category, and I was seriously excited when I saw that both of the car seats I love (both of our favorites for infant and convertible options) are part of the sale!…
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Favorite Books for Toddlers

Favorite Books for Toddlers
Our girls LOVE their books, and happen to have very STRONG opinions on which are their favorites. Every nap time and bed time (and sometimes throughout the day) we go through a pile of books before we settle on what to read. The good news is that 90% of the time, the girls agree! It’s so cute/hilarious. Here are the books that currently make the cut (and generate lots of engagement) from Romy and Piper!…
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Best Backyard Toys for Toddlers

Best Backyard Toys for Toddlers
To be honest, I always envisioned myself being super picky about what toys we had in our backyard. I wanted them to be wooden, neutral, and aesthetically pleasing. Well, let me tell you…that’s not practical with toddlers, especially when you’re on a budget. I have found a bunch of very affordable toys that the girls love and play with constantly. And guess what – I don’t even care (that much) that they’re very plastic and…
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Favorite Car Seats…and Stuff

I’ve been asked so many questions about our car seat choices, car accessories, positioning the car seats, what kind of car we have, etc. I decided to finally spill all of the info in one post, so here we go! What kind of car seats do you have? Before the girls were born, I picked out the Maxi Cosi Mico Max 30 to start with. We loved it so much (like, a little too much…it…
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Disciplining Toddlers – Is that even a thing?

How to Discipline a Toddler
Hi! So not to sound like an annoying blogger but…after I posted the below photo of Piper with a bag over her head, I literally had hundreds of messages from people asking me to share whatever advice I received ;). SO many people said, “I’m in the same boat, please tell me what you find out!” Anyways, it feels good to know I’m not alone! And neither are you – I’m here to help! I…
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Toddler Sleep Help with Megan Pierson of Sleep Shop

Toddler Sleep Tips
I’ve been dreading making the switch from two naps to one, but we are FINALLY doing it! I’d been clinging on to the two-nap thing for so long, but the thing that really helped me determine it’s time (and gave me the confidence to make the change) was actually a simple nap guide from Megan Pierson of Sleep Shop. Megan specializes in all things toddler, and her mini-nap guide actually lists specific signs that it’s…
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March for Babies – with us!!!

Birth story | Preemie Twins born at 30 weeks | NICU
In just a couple of weeks, we’ll be joining with some friends that have become family at the Orange County fairgrounds to march in support of preemie babies and March of Dimes. Obviously it’s a cause SO close to our hearts, so I’ve been looking forward to May 11th for months!!! I want to invite ANYONE and EVERYONE to join our team and march with us. Whether you have a personal connection to the cause,…
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Toddler Parent Hacks we are Currently Using

Toddler parent hacks
Anyone who’s seen me lately knows I’m tired (probably just by looking at me!) I honestly didn’t think having twins was that hard, until they learned to walk. Chasing them around now is exhausting, and if you look away for a second they’re into something dangerous. There are a lot of things that I’d do if I had one baby, but can’t physically manage with two. They don’t want to be in a stroller anymore,…
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PTSD and NICU Parents

Birth story | Preemie Twins born at 30 weeks | NICU
Recently a family member sent me an article from the Wall Street Journal entitled, For Parents of Ill Children, a Growing Recognition of PTSD. As I read the article, I couldn’t help but cry. I felt so validated for so many feelings I’ve had over the last 18 months, and so much less alone to be able to put specifics words (and a scientific study) to those feelings. PTSD and the NICU PTSD in soldiers who’ve seen…
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