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Hi friends!

We’d like to invite y’all to visit our new site:

Notice that oh-so-important “the” in front of our name? That’s right, we’re THE Coers Family. It’s legit now. Over there you’ll find all the latest recipe posts, funny stories, parenting tips and more from our family. We want y’all to keep in touch and stay connected to us through our new and improved site.

You can also stay connected though FacebookTwitterInstagram, and Pinterest. We’re all over the place! So pull up a chair, grab a cup of coffee and hang out with us for a spell. We’re sure glad you stopped by.


Thankful Thursday: 9 Months of Breastfeeding


This is officially the longest I’ve breastfed any of my children. With each of my previous four I’ve had to wean before I was really ready. With my first I made it four months before introducing a bottle undermined our efforts. With my second, only two months – then returning to work made it almost impossible to keep going. With my third I managed to go for a full eight months, then when I returned to college I introduced a bottle and she was weaned shortly after. I was dedicated to breastfeeding baby number four for at least a year, maybe the first two – but I became pregnant with the twins when she was only five months old and my body could not keep up.

But as of this past Sunday I’ve been breastfeeding the twins exclusively for nine full months!

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Getting Our Twins to Sleep: The First Year


If you’re a parent of twins, you will undoubtedly find yourself at some point Google searching for tips to get your little bundles of joy to sleep. It’s a desperate need the first few weeks. Caring for newborn twins is exhausting and parents can be frantic for a solution.

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Being a Mommy Can be Kind of Gross


“The number of times I’ve examined a substance on my person and wondered ‘Is this poop?’ is entirely too high.” – Amanda Coers

All in a day's work

All in a day’s work

Motherhood is awesome. Raising little people and watching traces of you and the one you love most emerge in facial features and funny quirks is one of God’s most wonderful blessings. Sweet moments spent snuggling warm babies and feeling their soft skin against your cheek are precious. Sharing a laugh with an older child lights up my heart. Being a mom is the best.

It’s also pretty gross.

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Birth Stories: Our Twins

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38 weeks

38 weeks and ready to pop

On July 4, 2012 I slowly lumbered in to see Dr. Stewart, hopeful to hear good news about having Independence Day twins. I had been having prodromal labor for weeks, with contractions coming off and on irregularly every day. I was exhausted, huge, swollen all over, in pain. I had gained 70 pounds with my twin pregnancy and my joints and bones were being put to the test.

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Two-For-Tuesday: Our Twins Harmony and David


It’s a two-for-one special here at the Coers house: I’m proud to introduce our twins, Harmony and David. Our two youngest Littles keep us on our toes.

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Breastfeeding Our Twins: The First Six Months


Breastfeeding rates are on the rise. We’ve all heard the “Breast is Best” slogan. New mothers everywhere are enjoying more breastfeeding support than ever before. It’s a great time to be a breastfeeding mother.

I’ve enjoyed breastfeeding all six of my children. Each child had their individual challenges: latch problems, fussiness, clogged ducts, oversupply, low supply, returning to work and trying to pump.

My greatest challenge has been breastfeeding my twins, Harmony and David.

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