InchBug provides practical and cute solutions to juicebox and labelling dilemmas. Use coupon code HDYDI16.

The Better Solution to Labelling Your Twins’ Things [Inchbug Coupon]

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The only item received in exchange for this review was the HDYDI16 discount code for all InchBug products.

Parents have to label everything. Jackets, shoes, bottles, sippy cups. Every item that could come unattached from a child must be labelled. For those of us with identical twins, even the children need to be labelled for the first few days of daycare or school.

It only took a couple of washes for me to realize just how impermanent permanent marker really is on plastic and glass.

Permanent marker

In addition to packing a diaper bag or backpack every day for daycare, I needed to relabel everything for my twin daughters. On the rare occasion that the permanent marker persisted, I was annoyed that the item couldn’t be switched between my children. I’m cantankerous like that.

Enter my friend Sara. A great friend listens to you complain while you bounce three babies on your combined hips. The best of friends goes home, does some research, and gives you an actual solution to your quandary as first birthday gifts for your daughters.

Sara with her baby and Sadia's twins.

Sara gave me packages of personalized InchBug orbit labels. You just put them on cups or bottles like a snug bracelet. They go on and off easily and can stay on in the dishwasher.

Inchbug orbit labels stretch and contract to stay on bottles and cups.

 

I now had 4 labels each with my daughters’ first names on them on high quality plastic that could stretch and contract to fit around any bottle, snack cup, or sippy cup I dared throw at it.

Sadia's twins used Inchbug's Orbit Labels to distinguish their bottles and cups for 10 years.

How do I know it’s high quality? Until we finally lost the last one with its water bottle a few weeks ago at Girl Scout camp, these babies gave us a full 10 years of faithful service, running through the dishwasher surely hundreds of times. A decade, people. Name two other things that your kid can use for 10 years. (Classic books are the first exception. That’s why I asked for two.)

A massive plus for us is the fact that every label comes with embossed print on the front and Braille on the back. We have a friend two doors down who happens to be blind. We’re very aware of how a seemingly small gesture like Brailling labels can open the world up to her.

Imagine my delight when Kayla at InchBug asked if I’d like to offer you all a 15% coupon of everything in the InchBug store. The coupon code is HDYDI16.

Use code HDYDI16 at inchbug.com for orbit labels, MyDrinky juicebox holders, and other goodies.Personally, I can only speak to the exceptional quality and usefulness of the Orbit labels. However, InchBug offers other products, including adhesive labels for clothes, books, backpacks, and the like. They also sell the snazzy looking and practical MyDrinky.

Inchbug MyDrinky makes juiceboxes and packs less messy in little hands.

MyDrinky is a solution to squeezed juice boxes. You know when you’re taking a long car ride, and you stick a straw in a juice box and hand it back to your kid, and you hear “Uh oh” and know that it’s going to be a really long day? Just me? MyDrinky lets your kid drink his drink without risky an inadverent squeeze that doubles your laundry load.

InchBug also sells sippy cups, water bottles, and other stuff, but their real strength, in my opinion, lies in these one-of-a-kind products that have stood the test of time. Again, our InchBug coupon code is HDYDI16, good through November 10. You won’t regret trying them out.

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Sadia (rhymes with Nadia) has been coordinating How Do You Do It? since late 2012. She is the divorced mother of 10-year-old monozygotic twins, M and J. They live in the Austin, TX suburbs, where Sadia works full time in information technology. She contributes to a number of parenting websites and magazines and also runs The Mommy Blogging Guide, where she answers mommy bloggers' technical questions.

4 thoughts on “The Better Solution to Labelling Your Twins’ Things [Inchbug Coupon]”

  1. This post reminds me of any incidence that happened few years back.

    My aunt gave birth to identical twins, and even the dad couldn’t identify them properly for the first few months. They had to resolve to color identification. One of them gets blue, while the other gets green.

    Some times, the mom would mistakenly interchange their color, but the kids would even refuse to use it, despite their young age, they know their color already.

    Thanks for sharing the coupon code, I believe readers would find it useful.
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  2. We did a similar thing, despite our twins being fraternal–one twin got pink, one got purple. I agree–they learn their color so early and it really helps avoid mix ups.

    Also, I think the Braille on the back of the inchbug bands just says inching, not the child’s name.

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