Month: July 2017

True Life: I’m An Over-Googling Mom

True Life: I’m An Over-Googling Mom

My name is Kayla, and I have a problem: like many new moms, I. Google. Everything. Every bump, sneeze, every weird thing they do, every not-so-weird thing they do – I google it all. And I realized recently that all my Google searches may be […]

Our Must-Have Baby Care Products

Our Must-Have Baby Care Products

The twins have sensitive skin and heads full of hair, so I’ve had to be careful about what products I use for them to keep their skin from getting irritated and their hair from drying out. I’ve tried lots of different products in the short […]

5 Weird & Embarrassing Things That Happened to Me While Pregnant

5 Weird & Embarrassing Things That Happened to Me While Pregnant

 My pregnancy with the twins wasn’t too terrible, and most of what I dealt with was pretty standard – nausea, hypersensitive nose, fatigue. Still, some stuff that happened to me felt way out of left field and I found myself googling “is this normal” every […]

6 Things I Wish I’d Known As A New NICU Mom

6 Things I Wish I’d Known As A New NICU Mom

I never, ever, ever thought I would be a NICU parent. Then my boys were born at 34 weeks, and suddenly, there we were. Instead of taking my babies home with me, I left the hospital without them. I cried nonstop for days and refused […]

The 5 Dumbest Items from My Baby Registry

The 5 Dumbest Items from My Baby Registry

Alexander and Nathan were my first pregnancy, and prior to having them, I knew little about babies and even less about having multiples. ­­So I went off Pinterest suggestions and store checklists when it was time to do my baby registry. Some things I registered […]

Our Babies’ Daily Schedule (How We Stay Sane)

Our Babies’ Daily Schedule (How We Stay Sane)

Putting Alexander and Nathan on a daily schedule has been a lifesaver. The first couple of days we had both of them home were an absolute nightmare. Having spent the first two months of their lives as a NICU mom, I knew how to care […]

9 Tips for Beach Tripping with Baby

9 Tips for Beach Tripping with Baby

We recently took Alex and Nathan on their first vacation, driving almost 8 hours with them in the car. I was excited about taking them out of town, but the idea of keeping them in the car that long put me in cold sweats every […]

The Story of Us

The Story of Us

Welcome to twochocolatefaces.com! I’m Kayla, and I started this blog when a friend pointed out to me the glaring lack of black mommy bloggers – especially raising multiples. I like to write and I like my babies, so why not combine the two?  Here’s a […]