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Quick and Easy Meals for Babies and Toddlers For Busy Moms (Or Moms Who Don’t Love Cooking)

Quick and Easy Meals for Babies and Toddlers For Busy Moms (Or Moms Who Don’t Love Cooking)

Alexander and Nathan recently started a diet of table foods only. They only have baby food pouches in their diaper bag as an “in case of emergency” snack, and they only get one bottle of formula at night as part of their bedtime routine. They’re […]

Valentine’s Day: Celebrating After Babies (And Our Crazy Fun Pre-Baby Tradition)

Valentine’s Day: Celebrating After Babies (And Our Crazy Fun Pre-Baby Tradition)

So this past Wednesday was Valentine’s Day. It was all in all a pretty normal day, but it brought to mind one of our favorite traditions for Valentine’s Day! It’s not as easy to do now that we have kiddos, but it’s a fun, exciting, […]

9 Tips for Having a Social Life as a New Mommy

9 Tips for Having a Social Life as a New Mommy

If you had told me a few months ago that I’d be going on a girls’ getaway weekend with friends before the twins turned one, I never would have believed it. But this past weekend, I did exactly that – and had the time of […]

7 Universal Parenting Lessons from a  Special Education Teacher

7 Universal Parenting Lessons from a Special Education Teacher

If you know me, or follow my blog, you might remember me mentioning that before I decided to become a stay-at-home mom, I was a special education teacher. I’ve taught children from ages 3-10, with exceptionalities of all kinds – autism, mild to moderate intellectual […]

8 Baby Rules I Broke (That I Swore I’d Follow)

8 Baby Rules I Broke (That I Swore I’d Follow)

Even before Alexander and Nathan were born, it seemed like I was bombarded with “rules” to follow when taking care of a baby. From the Infant Care class at the hospital, to the Moms On Call book that came highly recommended from friends, to the […]

Out of the Darkness: My Struggle With Postpartum Depression

Out of the Darkness: My Struggle With Postpartum Depression

If you follow my social media accounts or this blog closely, you might have notice that I went on something of a hiatus in the past few weeks. Normally, I update my blog once a week and post on my Instagram almost daily – but […]

“I’m Definitely Doing Everything Wrong”: Parenting with Anxiety (And The 5 Ways I Cope)

“I’m Definitely Doing Everything Wrong”: Parenting with Anxiety (And The 5 Ways I Cope)

The other day I asked my mother-in-law what I should blog about this week. She told me to write about the moment I started feeling confident as a mother – the moment I knew I “had it.” But I can’t write about that, because I […]

We Took Two Babies On A 12-Hour Road Trip – And Lived To Tell The Tale

We Took Two Babies On A 12-Hour Road Trip – And Lived To Tell The Tale

James and I alternate  holidays every year – his family gets Thanksgiving, my family gets Christmas, and we swap every year. This plan has worked well for us for the past 7 years. This year, my family got Thanksgiving, and I knew with this being […]

11 Things Twin Moms Hear Every Single Day

11 Things Twin Moms Hear Every Single Day

I get approached every time I go anywhere with Alex and Nathan. I’m pretty introverted, so talking to strangers isn’t my favorite thing ever, but I get it. Twins are rare, interesting, and fun. When you go run errands for the day, you don’t expect […]

Mommy’s Got Midterms: 9 Tips for Going Back To School with Small Children

Mommy’s Got Midterms: 9 Tips for Going Back To School with Small Children

On top of being a full-time mommy to Alexander and Nathan, I’m also a full-time graduate student. When I started my master’s degree in Special Education, I wasn’t pregnant yet, so getting my work done was pretty easy. Even after they were born, it still […]