BEST BABY GEAR & SLEEP TIPS

BEST BABY GEAR & SLEEP TIPS

Hey guys! Today I wanted to share 4 pricer items that we use and love with baby Owen. I get a lot of questions whether or not they are worth the price, so I’ll explain how we use them and you can see if you need them in your life as well. And at the end of the post I’ve posted some sleep tips for newborns!

Today’s post is in collaboration with Walmart, so everything I’m talking about can be found there! They carry a lot of premium baby products which are really great to add to your registry. Definitely check out Walmart if you are looking for some new baby products, their selection is huge! Especially if you are pregnant and needing to stock up on supplies for your little one!

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What It's Like Having 1 Baby After Twins

What It's Like Having 1 Baby After Twins

I’ve been wanting to write a post like this for a while now! Comparing what is has been like having one baby after having twins. I know a lot you have twins and have been on the fence having a third. 1. I know you are all afraid of having twins again. If you have fraternal twins then your odds are a lot higher having a second set than if you have identical twins. Our girls are identical so I knew there was still a change to have another set but I knew I wanted more kids so I was willing to have 4 if that’s what was in the cards for us! And 2. You have PTSD after having twins and don’t want to go through it again. Kidding. Kind of. Having twins in the newborn stage is really stressful, it’s constant and just a lot to manage. So I know a lot of you are just not wanting to have to go through it all over again.

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BABY REGISTRY ESSENTIALS

BABY REGISTRY ESSENTIALS

Time to talk baby registry! I get so many of you who ask what are my top things to register for. Having twins first really started me off in a whirlwind. I had no idea where to even begin and needing practically 2 of everything seemed super daunting. This time around with one little boy on the way, I know exactly what I need and have much more clarity on what is essential. I also saved some things from the girls, so I didn’t need everything like I did the first time around. So today I wanted to share some of my must-haves and I hope you find this helpful!

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Life Lately with Toddlers

Life Lately with Toddlers

Hey guys, I hope you are all doing great! Today I wanted to fill you in on what’s going on in the Atkins household. A lot has changed with the girls, I’m now in my third trimester of this pregnancy and I thought we could just chat! I’m actually typing this in the air as we speak. I’m heading to Miami, believe it or not, on a work trip. I can’t talk about details yet, but you’ll find out soon enough! One of my good friends, Summer, is joining me since I’m pretty far along in my pregnancy. I didn’t feel comfortable traveling across the country alone so she is with me for moral support! I am going to do a post soon on traveling while pregnant and traveling without your kids. I’ve had a lot of questions asking how I feel leaving the girls and what-not, so I’ll have a post on that soon.

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Similarities and Differences between my Twin vs Singleton Pregnancy

Similarities and Differences between my Twin vs Singleton Pregnancy

What is the difference between your twin pregnancy and this pregnancy?

That is the most common question I get asked these days so I decided to write a full post on what has been the same and what has been different. Sometimes it feels like I was just pregnant and then other days that time in my life feels forever ago. I even started watching some of my old pregnancy updates to compare the two and also see how big I was at different times. Now, I’m not quite in my third trimester yet, almost, but here is what I’ve realized about the two pregnancies up until this point. *And after finishing this post I am seeing how different they have been! I have been telling most people they have actually been a lot alike but now I’m realizing they have been pretty different.

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Toddlers and Sleep

Toddlers and Sleep

I wanted to talk about sleep because it’s something I care A LOT about. I take naptime and bedtime pretty seriously for a few reasons. 1. The girls are in a much better mood when they get good sleep, it’s good for their development and physical growth. 2. It’s my time to get stuff done! But for reals, I really do count on their naps to film and edit videos and just get the important things done that need all my focus.

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I'm Pregnant with Baby #3!

I'm Pregnant with Baby #3!

The day is finally here!!! Well I am posting this before the end of my first trimester, but I can’t wait any longer because I’ve felt so crummy the past few weeks. It is getting so hard to pretend like I feel normal when filming videos so I just couldn’t wait any longer. SO, I am 9 weeks pregnant and this time there is only one baby! I already had my first doctors appointment and my palms were so sweaty as I was waiting for the doctor to tell me how many babies there were! I sighed with relief when he said just one. A part of me thought I’d have twins again, but deep down I felt it was one. You can watch today’s video sharing weeks 1-5 with you.

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Fall Toddler Clothes

Fall Toddler Clothes

I wanted to round up some super cute kids clothes for you guys, boys and girls! I have been shopping a lot for the girls lately because 1. they are outgrowing everything and 2. they need fall clothes! So here are my top picks! P.S. I’ll be filming a fall clothing haul with all their new stuff very soon!

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Honest Thoughts

Honest Thoughts

Hi guys. So I wanted to just sit down and write. Tell you what’s going on in my life and just how I’ve been feeling lately. Sometimes I bottle everything in and try to handle a million things all by myself and deal with it. I don’t often ‘share’ what’s on my mind. It’s just how I have always been. But the downside of that is eventually it comes out in some way. These past two weeks I’ve been off. Today has been one of those days where nothing seems to go right and you are just in a slump and want to curl up on the couch.

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Tips on Taking Your Twins to the Beach!

Tips on Taking Your Twins to the Beach!

We have recently discovered that our girls are obsessed with the beach. We aren't too far away so sometimes when Andrew get's off work early we will load up the car and head on over to the harbor. I feel like now we really have a system when we take the girls anywhere. It's like an unspoken language and Andrew and I just get it done! After we got back in the car last time we took them to the beach we high-fived! It always feels like such an accomplishment to go anywhere and survive. So today I am giving you my top 5 tips for taking your little ones (especially twins) to the beach.

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