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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 […]

The Easiest Way To Teach Your Kids Their Letters and Sounds

The Easiest Way To Teach Your Kids Their Letters and Sounds

I’m a stay-at-home mom for the moment, but the job I know and love is a special education teacher for young children. Being a teacher and a mom has some pretty cool perks. One of which is already knowing which educational practices work for kiddos […]

C-Sections Are Not The Devil

C-Sections Are Not The Devil

When I first got pregnant, I was so terrified by the idea of having to have a c-section. It seemed like a worst-case-scenario – what happened when your planned birth “went wrong.” I’d heard of so many women who had planned vaginal births and were […]

10 Real Quotes We Never Thought We’d Say Before Having Babies

10 Real Quotes We Never Thought We’d Say Before Having Babies

Parents, I really want y’all to add to this! The stuff that comes out of our mouths everyday are things we never imagined having to say to another person. Here are 10 things that me or James have said out loud in real life since […]

The Toxic Pressure to “Snap Back”

The Toxic Pressure to “Snap Back”

My name is Kayla, and I have a confession: I haven’t lost all my baby weight. My babies are 7 months old, and I’ve still got pooch for days and not a chance of fitting into my pre-baby jeans. I haven’t gotten on a scale […]

Get Out of the House! 4 Fun Activities To Do With Your Baby

Get Out of the House! 4 Fun Activities To Do With Your Baby

When I first decided to stay home with the twins, I had no intention of us going further than the grocery store. But after about a week, I knew we had to get out more because quite frankly, I was going nuts. I don’t know […]

The New Mom Blues: When Will I Feel Like Myself Again?

The New Mom Blues: When Will I Feel Like Myself Again?

    If you’re active on #MomInstagram like I am, you’ve seen them on your Explore page – the #HotMoms. The ones that take a before picture, late in pregnancy, all belly, then take an after picture of them holding their brand new baby, back […]

No, We Are Not Trying for a Girl

No, We Are Not Trying for a Girl

When I found out I was having twins, before I knew what the sex would be, everyone said the same thing: “I hope you have a boy and a girl, so you’ll have both!” Never mind the fact that I already knew they were identical […]

Childproofing Your Marriage: 10 Ways We Raise Twin Babies With Love, Compassion, and Without Killing Each Other

Childproofing Your Marriage: 10 Ways We Raise Twin Babies With Love, Compassion, and Without Killing Each Other

​ There are few things that can put more stress on a marriage than introducing a baby to the mix. The entire dynamic changes – suddenly everyone is sleep-deprived, cranky, has a ton of new responsibilities, and your lives revolve around keeping a tiny, unreasonable, […]