Cultivating Montessori-friendly Spaces with Multiple Age Children

As someone who lives in a (relatively) small apartment with two adults and three children, this is something I have had to think about from day one. I often remember fondly the days when I only had one toddler in the space and everything was set up for him. Oh, how easy I had it! [...]

So You Want To Exclusively Breastfeed – Tips for Singletons and Multiples

Any amount of breastmilk is does incredibly things for your baby's health, but some parents have a goal of exclusively feeding breastmilk to their children. The benefits of giving breastmilk only are numerous. First of all, breastmilk and formula are not the same. Breastmilk contains living cells, stem cells, white cells, antibodies, and immune factors [...]

Twins in Tokyo: Which double stroller should you buy?

Buying a stroller can be a difficult process, even for just one baby! But buying a double stroller, especially when you live in a condensed city like Tokyo, can feel like an impossible task. Before buying my double stroller, I did a lot of research on the available options and asked in my local twin [...]

Twin Pregnancy Third Trimester Update – Giving Birth During Covid 19, Birth Plan Changes, and Preterm Labor (Weeks 29-25)

As I am writing this I am 35 weeks and one day pregnant and I thought it was a good time to write this post as I don't have much time left! 37 weeks is considered full term for a twin pregnancy, and over 50% of twins are born at 36 weeks or before so [...]

5 Things You Can Do During Pregnancy To Help With Breastfeeding

When you're pregnant, it can often be difficult to look beyond the birth. That moment seems like the finish line of a 10 month long marathon, when in fact, it's more like starting point of the race. If you think about it, pregnancy is the training you do before the big race. Maybe you take [...]