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Twinspiration – Family Profiles

Twinspiration - Family Profiles

Q&A – Jodie and Darren: “We Were Completely Floored When We Found Out We Were Expecting Twins.”

In the early days with twins, there can be a lot of tears… both from the babies and you!

Twin-mom Jodie opens up about feeling isolated when all your other mom-friends have ‘just one’. We ask how she and her husband Darren cope with juggling newborn twins and an older daughter. And she explains how having twins actually strengthened their marriage…

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Twinspiration - Family Profiles

Q&A – Heather and Jay: “The plan was, have one baby… life apparently had other plans.”

Heather and Jay always wanted children but didn’t expect their first two to come at once. But when it comes to life with multiples, we all learn to roll with the punches. Heather tells us about the first several months with her fraternal twins Finn and Everly… the ups, the downs, and the importance of connecting with other parents of multiples.

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Twinspiration - Family Profiles

Q&A – Stacey and Ryan: “With the twins, I think I’ve changed over a thousand diapers… I could write a book on the subject!”

The first few years with multiples are definitely the most challenging. And parents Stacey and Ryan have learned a thing or two raising their three-year-old fraternal twins. Below, they talk about adjusting to life with twins, difficulty with tandem breastfeeding, and the key things they’d do differently… if they had to do it all over again.

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Twinspiration - Family Profiles

Q&A – Caroline and Gino: “We had been trying to start a family for over 11 years.”

We met Caroline and Gino when they were expecting their triplets. A mutual friend introduced us, in hopes that we could offer some support and answer any questions. And questions they had! We invited them over, and Caroline came armed with pen and paper!

Now they’re the experts. And below, they’ve got some great advice for other parents of twins and triplets. So grab your pen and paper!

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Twinspiration - Family Profiles

Q&A – Rose and Jason: “I don’t know if anything could have fully prepared me…”

We knew Rose and Jason before either of us had multiples.  As it happened, we ran into Rose at the hospital, during one of our pre-natal check ups, and she told us that she’d recently given birth to identical twins!  When we told her that we were expecting triplets, her response was that when she and Jason were feeling anxious about twins, they’d say “at least we’re not having triplets!”  Gee, thanks.

They’re lovely people, and great parents.  Which is why we decided to profile them below.

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