1. The look on your partner’s face when the doctor tells you there are two in there. 

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2. And the smell of alcohol wipes once you’ve come to after hearing the news.

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3. Getting asked, “Any day now?” when you’re 26 weeks along.

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4. Having 12 strangers in the delivery room with you — not including your family and friends.

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5. Trying to hush one screaming baby while the other one has just fallen asleep, and attempting to utilize two white noise machines to fade the noise.

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6. Having a dollar for every time someone asks, “Are they twins?” Nope, just two babies that are the same exact age, being pushed around in a double stroller.

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7. Knowing that the phrase “never wake a sleeping baby” was coined by someone who doesn’t have twins.

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8. How to prop two babies in their chairs to eat while eating your own lunch — on the ground.

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9. When strangers at the grocery store ask you if they’re “natural.”

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10. Costco.

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11. Being asked if your boy/girl twins are identical. No, they are not.

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12. Barely being able to hold in your laughter when a parent of an only child tells you they don’t have time to take a shower.

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13. Babies crying in stereo on your video monitor.

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14. The double football hold.

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15. Tripping over every baby swing, bouncer, and vibrating chair you have set up in virtually every room in your house.

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16. The exact amount of groceries you can fit in the basket underneath your double stroller.

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17. “Crying it out” isn’t always a parenting choice, but a survival mechanism.

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18. Having more baby bottles on your dish rack than plates.

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19. The amount of wine you want to drink once you’ve finally gotten both babies to bed.

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20. The expression “you’ve got your hands full.”

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