Teething Recommendations

Teething Tips | Homeopathic Teething Remedies
So the girls are officially teething! When they first started, I was in denial because it felt so early. I’d also been dreading teething, because I knew things would get tougher for all of us. I think a lot of people didn’t actually believe me, but I knew their teeth were close. Sure enough, after a couple weeks of struggle, Romy’s two bottom teeth poked through. The very next day, Piper’s came through! Must be…
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SNOO Review: Just Get It

Romy and Piper | SNOO Bassinet Review | Best Baby Bassinet
When people see us with the twins, we can always count on a few reactions. Lots of people want to know how we ended up with twins (Was it IVF? Do they run in your family? If you’re wondering the same thing, you can find answers to questions like these here.) Another question we get all of the time is, “Oh my gosh, are you SO TIRED?” We always look at each other, laugh and…
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Romy and Piper’s Nursery

Palms to Pines Nursery Reveal | Romy and Piper | Twin Girls Bohemian Tropical Nursery
We’ve actually had our nursery mostly done for a long time now. I got a good chunk of it done early on in my pregnancy, which turned out to be a good thing since I went on bedrest at 28 weeks. The babies came at 30 weeks, and then were in the hospital for three months. On the day I was discharged from the hospital, Blake printed a few pictures to put up by the…
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Dad’s Choice | Bugaboo Donkey2

Twin Stroller and Car seats | Maxi Cosi Mico Max 30 | Bugaboo Donkey2
I keep getting questions about our stroller (we have the Bugaboo Donkey² ), both on the blog and in person. So I’m answering them once and for all on here! Q: Does it fit through doorways? (The question I get the very most!) A: YES! I have yet to find a doorway that I can’t fit through, which I was really surprised by since it’s a side-by-side. Q: How does it fit in your trunk? A. I drive a…
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Baby Stuff | Micuna Rocker + Bassinets

Micuna Chair | Twin Rocker + Bassinets | Palms to Pines
Of all of the fun twin/baby things we have in our house, this rocker/bassinet combo is definitely the one we get asked about the most. It’s a great conversation piece for sure ;). After being in the hospital for 3 long months, we walked in the front door with our girls for the first time and realized we had no idea where to set them down. The first thing we saw were these bassinets, so…
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Hitting Milestones & the Lovevery Play Gym

Lovevery Play Gym | Best baby play mat | Palms to Pines
I’ve had lots of questions about the therapy the babies go to, so I figured I’d answer them all at once on here. When we were in the hospital, the babies received amazing physical and feeding therapy.  (Like, I’m still weirdly obsessed with our feeding specialist, maybe that’s a story for another day!) Upon discharge, they were still considered “fragile feeders” so we were anxious to continue their feeding therapy. Unfortunately the wait time to…
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Our Pick for Stroller/Carseat Combo

Bugaboo Donkey2 | Maxi Cosi Mico Max 30 | Choosing a carseat and stroller combo
One of the questions I get the most is: “What stroller and car seat combo did you pick?” I totally get why so many people ask because it’s a big decision – one that I researched a ton while I was pregnant! Ultimately, I decided to first pick my stroller, then pick car seats that were compatible (more on that later!) Bugaboo Donkey² | Maxi Cosi Mico Max 30 Infant Car Seats | Camel Sweater (or in grey here!)…
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That Double Stroller Life | Bugaboo Donkey2

Bugaboo Donkey 2 | Palms to Pines
Before we had babies, I didn’t think a whole lot about the big picture of it all. But for some reason, there were just a few moments I envisioned in my head that I was so excited for. One of them was a vision of setting up the nursery with Blake. I pictured being in the nursery together, painting and setting up a crib (little did I know there would be two cribs!) and was…
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Pumping for Preemies & Choosing a Breast Pump

Medela Sonata - Choosing a breast pump
I’ve had so many messages and questions about breastfeeding/pumping, that I decided to try and answer them all in a blog post about my experience with it. People have asked me if I’m breastfeeding, how I’m doing it, what brand of pump I like, and what accessories I use – so here you go! Learning to Pump Just a couple of hours after my C-Section, with the girls in the NICU and me settled in…
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The Hardest Days in the NICU

Hardest days in the NICU
During our stay in the NICU, I’ve been surprised by the things that have ended up being the hardest. I’ve also been surprised by the strength and love that comes during those times. Although things got scary, we were lucky to avoid what would be the very hardest day in the NICU – I can’t imagine what it would be like to actually lose a baby. My heart goes out to those NICU Mamas, and…
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