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Boy and Girl Twin Grandchildren

Updated on December 6, 2015

Announcing the Twins!

Wow, Twins!

We remember when our son and daughter-in-law shared the news of the twins and we both were just beaming. They have been really great to send us reports and pictures from each doctor's visit. Of course, I have to admit that I have trouble really seeing the babies in the photos but hopefully the further along she gets, the easier they will be to see.

I know young parents have their own ideas about the things they want and need. I know I did when we were young and expecting but I really wanted to give them just a little something. They are getting ready to move and I knew the last thing they needed was something else to move so at this time I just needed to send something small and I wanted it to be something fun.

I didn't want to bombard them with gifts they didn't want or couldn't use or didn't have room for so I tried my best to hold off but just had to do something. I was doing fine until I saw these precious Onesies (also called baby bodysuits) for Boy and Girl Twins with each blaming the other. I just had to get them and I think they were pleased with my first purchase. I sure hope so. Now, if I can restrain from making any further purchases without asking first.

My First Gift For The Twins

Ordered from Amazon-Photo by son and daughter-in-law
Ordered from Amazon-Photo by son and daughter-in-law

Boy Girl Twin Onesies on Amazon

He Did It - She Did It, Twin Boy/Girl Gift Set (Includes 2 Bodysuits - 0-3 mo)
He Did It - She Did It, Twin Boy/Girl Gift Set (Includes 2 Bodysuits - 0-3 mo)

Aren't these precious? I sure think so. One pink and one blue blaming each other for whatever just happened. So cute. I just couldn't resist these. Someone said that I better go ahead and order them in every size and I think that is a super idea, don't you? I imagine the day will come when the twins will have their own idea of what they want to wear and these onesies will probably not be one of their choices.

 

Who Did It

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Our Grandson Will Be Driving Soon

Our only grandchild for the past 14 years will soon have his driver's license
Our only grandchild for the past 14 years will soon have his driver's license

We Love Being Grandparents!

Our daughter's son has been our only grandchild for almost 15 years and we have thoroughly enjoyed being grandparents. We do get to see him almost daily and if we don't see him, we talk to him on the phone. He is such a joy to have around and has been a real blessing. He gets his license soon so we will have a lot of changes in our family.

What does he think of the twins? He is excited but keeps reminding us that we won't see them everyday like we have him. He will be a wonderful cousin for them and we are looking forward to making many memories together.

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Twin 1 and Twin 2

Boy Girl Twin Outfits Twin 1 Twin 2 Perfect Pairz USA Made Outfit
Boy Girl Twin Outfits Twin 1 Twin 2 Perfect Pairz USA Made Outfit

A take off on Dr. Seus's "Thing One and Thing Two" and I love it!

 

Oh, It Will Be Such Fun!

I get so excited thinking about these twins and imagining what it will be like when they get here. Of course, we plan to take a trip so we can see them and I hope we will be of some help. Our grandson is planning on helping our daughter with the driving so that will be an adventure, too.

My husband is especially good with babies. I remember taking a "Creative Parenting" class when our son was a baby and was always surprised to find that my husband was already doing everything the class suggested. He just naturally knows what to do. He really enjoys little ones especially when he can claim them. This will be such fun having two at a time.

My thing has always been to Rock and Read. I am a firm believer in reading to an infant from Day One. I am already picking out the first books that I want to read to these two and will share them with you soon. I think they will be using two of the rockers we have here. One, in particular, has seen a lot of rocking over the years. It is my mom's old Duncan Phyfe Rocker that I was rocked in as a baby and rocked our son and our grandson in it. I remember sitting in my mom's lap while she rocked my baby brother. I guess my older sisters were rocked in it, too. It has been awhile since we have had a baby in the family and now we will be getting two! I sure hope I get a lot of Rocking and Reading time. I feel sure I will. We are counting down the days and weeks and months! They even gave me a little counter to keep up with how many weeks are left until her due date in December, 2014.

Very Interesting Video of Surprising Facts About Twins

Our Boy Girl Twin Grandchildren Are Fraternal Twins

Fraternal Twins
Identical Twins
Develop from two separate fertilized eggs
Develop from a single fertilized egg
Don't necessarily resemble each other
Usually resemble each other
Not necessarily the same sex
Same sex
Comparison of Fraternal Twins With Identical Twins

What Else Should I Buy for My Boy and Girl Twin Grandchildren?

I have seen many things that I want to purchase for the twin grandchildren but like I said, I need to be careful and I want to make sure their parents want the item first. I must remember to always get their approval before purchasing. Also, with two to buy for I won't be able to buy everything I see that I want so it will be very cautious shopping, for sure. It will be though and I am looking forward to finding some really unique items like these onesies. I will continue to try to buy Made In The USA items when I can find them because I do feel that is very important.

My Rules For Shopping For The Twins

  1. Parents Must Approve First
  2. Buy Two of Whatever I Purchase
  3. Try to Buy Made In The USA
  4. No More Than One Surprise A Month
  5. Stay On My Budget

My rule #2 may seem silly but I know it is important that they each get their own surprise even at an early age. If I want to buy a book, I need to make sure I buy two books and put one name in one and one in the other. I was the youngest of three girls and remember people giving us gifts together like paper dolls. Well, being the youngest, I didn't get much playing time with them and remember it being a problem.

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 3 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      CherylsArt, Thank you and yes I guess it is hard to hide our excitement. My husband and I just grin from ear to ear thinking about them.

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 3 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      Thanks Tony, we are very excited as you can tell

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      Cheryl Paton 3 years ago from West Virginia

      Oh my, such a wonderful surprise. I can feel your excitement as I read about your grandchildren to be. Congrats!

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      Tony Payne 3 years ago from Southampton, UK

      Congratulations. I love the onesies.

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 3 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      KarenHC - You will have fun with an infant and a 3 year old. It is so hard when they don't live close by. I am not sure how I will handle that situation.

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      Karen 3 years ago from U.S.

      How exciting for you all! Twins are going to be awesome. My son and daughter-in-law are pregnant with their second child. Our first grandchild is almost 3 years old, and such a delight, but they live so far away!

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 3 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      Bishop55. I imagine that it was fun with your dad and uncle. We have twins scattered though both families.

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      Rebecca 3 years ago from USA

      Congrats! It was fun to read this hub. My 82 year old father is a twin. He and his brother reminded me of tweedle dee and tweedle dum, they are both short, round, with stalky legs (but very intelligent). My Dad lost his brother this year to COPD, but I still love looking at photos of them when they were babies and growing up.

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 3 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      DealForALiving Oh yes We can hardly believe it. I can't wait to have one in each arm and rock and rock.

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      Sam Deal 3 years ago from Earth

      How perfect! A boy and a girl together.

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 3 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      Yea it is PawPawwrites. We have enjoyed our oldest grandson so much and really looking forward to the arrival of these two

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      Jim 3 years ago from Kansas

      How exciting. Being grandparents is the greatest.

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 3 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      The Examiner-1. Thank you Kevin. We are so very excited.

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      The Examiner-1 3 years ago

      Congratulations Nancy, I am happy for you. I thought that it was interesting, and even funny in areas. I voted it up, shared and pinned it.

      Kevin

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 3 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      DDE, thanks so much. We are so very excited and I can't wait to rock two at a time!

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      Devika Primić 3 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      Oh how awesome! Congratulations and enjoy.

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 3 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      Oh Pat, what fun! Yes, we are counting the days and can't wait.

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 3 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      Scarlettohairy, you are right about it being a challenge so glad they are young.

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      Wednesday-Elf 3 years ago from Savannah, Georgia

      How wonderful, OhMe. Three months ago I spent nearly a month in Kansas City helping my son & family with their newborn son. After 12 years, I thought the baby-grandchild phase was over and here came along another bundle of joy! I know exactly how you are feeling -- and you get TWO. Congratulations to your son and to the whole family. I know you all will enjoy the little ones!

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      Peggy Hazelwood 3 years ago from Desert Southwest, U.S.A.

      Twins would be a fun challenge! Enjoy those kids!

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      Joshua Nyamache 3 years ago from Kenya

      I get fascinated by twins especially when they’re kids. You’re blessed.

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      Dora Weithers 3 years ago from The Caribbean

      Congratulations on your double blessing! Your daughter's son will always be first in line, but you have enough love and joy to share. Praying for the safe arrival of the twins, and for all the strength the parents and grandparents will need to nurture these precious gifts from God.

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      Dan Harmon 3 years ago from Boise, Idaho

      I envy you - we have 4 grandchildren living with us at the moment, waiting for a new home to be completed, but it will end all too soon. And I'm afraid there will be no more babies to cuddle as our own children have both said they are through. So I envy you with new grandchildren to love and care for.

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      William Leverne Smith 3 years ago from Hollister, MO

      What fun! Thanks for sharing!! ;-)

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      Patricia 3 years ago

      Congrats on the twins! I think I saw that on Facebook.

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      Barbara Tremblay Cipak 3 years ago from Toronto, Canada

      congratulations! a beautiful gift for your family - there's twins in our lineage, but not anyone in my immediate family

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 3 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      Thank you all for sharing in our excitement. It will be such fun.

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      Kate Loving Shenk 3 years ago from Lancaster PA

      Hey OhMe- congrats to you and doc. You will love the double fun, double trouble!

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 3 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      @aka-rms Yes, we are so very excited and counting the days

      @jean Now that you know how wonderful it is to be a grandmother, you can really appreciate this. Little Brayden is so precious and lucky to have you for a grandmother.

      @mumsgather I just couldn't resist these onsies but have got to control my urges to buy for them. Everything is so cute in twos.

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 3 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      @mommyloves2write - Oh wow I hope you wrote about your twins. I will check you out, for sure. Thanks.

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      Nell Rose 3 years ago from England

      Hi, that's wonderful! Congratulations, and I bet you can't wait! how wonderful to see them when they get here, and trust me it will be pretty fast between now and then! lol!

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      Mary Beth Granger 3 years ago from O'Fallon, Missouri, USA

      How exciting! Congratulations!

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      Susie Lehto 3 years ago from Minnesota

      Nancy, congratulations to you and Doc for having grandtwins on the way. That must be so exciting for the family.

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      Sylvia 3 years ago from Corpus Christi, Texas

      Twins ~ how exciting for you! Double trouble! LOL Congratulations and I'm so happy to see you here. :)

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      Tanya Jones 3 years ago from Texas USA

      I've always been fascinated by the topic of twins. There are so many things about them and unique to twinning that I'm always learning more. Great hub.

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      Susan Zutautas 3 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      I have twin boys that are now 26. My how the time flies. Congratulations and enjoy them, twins can be a lot of work but they are so much fun!

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      Nathalie Roy 3 years ago from France (Canadian expat)

      I love the twin onesies "he did it, she did it", so cute

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      LisaKeating 3 years ago

      Congratulations! I have a friend who just had boy/girl twins. They are so adorable. I'm sure you will enjoy these new additions to the family.

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      Jo 3 years ago

      Another wonderful sharing of your life and excitement of days to come. The onesies are so cute. We have 3 sets of twins in our family - all girls and all born in the month of March with 83 years between the oldest and youngest. Keep up the good work and look forward to progress reports as the due date approaches.

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      Elsie Hagley 3 years ago from New Zealand

      Congratulations. I'm so pleased for you. I had fourteen grandchildren but no twins. Exciting days ahead for you.

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      mumsgather 3 years ago

      I love that He Did It/She Did It Onesies. They are adorable. Twins in the family are really awesome!

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      Jean V. 3 years ago

      I love these onesies and think this is such a fun post! Thank you, Ohme!

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      Robin S 3 years ago from USA

      Congratulations! So exciting!

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      mommyloves2write 3 years ago

      Congratulations! I am the mother of almost 12 year old boy/girl twins and it was hard work! It still is...but different.

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 3 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      Oh Susan, you are right! I might should get several sizes of those onesies. Maybe even toddler sizes.

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      Susan Deppner 3 years ago from Arkansas USA

      I'm so excited for you - and I love the onesies pair! (You might need to get those in bigger sizes every year or so.) I don't know of any twins in our family, on either side, but I've always thought it would be nice. Congratulations and have fun!

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 3 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      Thank you, Joan! Our family is really growing and I will have to update our Family Tree, won't I?

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      Joan Adams 3 years ago

      Oh what fun!! You are going to enjoy every minute of that! and so will they!