Are They Twins? Raising Virtual Twins

“Double the work, double the sleep deprivation, but double the fun! We have so much fun; it’s unexplainable. I absolutely melt watching my boys play together, even while under a year old. I have been spit up on constantly for the past year, the diapers are unreal, and the sleep is non-existent, but the joy is exuberant and all encompassing, wiping out the frustrations.”

Mama Natalie Brenner was in the midst of the adoption process when she discovered she was pregnant. Her firstborn son was placed in her arms by his birth mother while she was 20 weeks along. At four and a half months old, little Sage became a big brother, and his mom and dad became parents of virtual twins.

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Rachel Skousen

Rachel has a long-held passion for adoption that was sealed through her work as the content manager at She currently works as a content specialist at, finding and sharing amazing adoption content from across the web. She is a mom of three and loves reading and napping in her spare time.

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