Category: Parenting

Guest Post: The Bensons’ Story

Guest Post: The Bensons’ Story

Note from Kayla: I love sharing unconventional, inspirational tales of motherhood, and I love it even more when those stories come from my friends! I’ve been fortunate enough to follow my friend Kylee Benson (@kyleecbenson on Instagram) and her family’s adoption journey, and I asked […]

The Plight of the Teacher Mom

The Plight of the Teacher Mom

I’ve shared on here quite a few times about my history in teaching. Short version, I started teaching special education in Georgia in 2014. I was young(er), childless, and had considerably fewer worries, and could put all I had into teaching – emotionally, financially, and […]

Same DNA, Different People: The Struggle Not to Compare My Children

Same DNA, Different People: The Struggle Not to Compare My Children

Hey y’all! I know I’ve been kinda quiet on the blog lately. I’ve been active on Instagram and in my stories, but I’ve had a busy month or so with student teaching and finishing grad school, plus I’ve taken my fitness goals to borderline-crazy levels […]

Event Feature: Tuscaloosa’s Druid City Arts Festival

Event Feature: Tuscaloosa’s Druid City Arts Festival

Y’all know I’m always looking for something to do with the twins! I’ve blogged about it in the past, like in my guide to fun activities to do with tiny people. Moving from crazy Atlanta to smaller Tuscaloosa, it can appear at first that there’s […]

17 “Mom Hacks” That Helped Get Me Through Year Two with Twins

17 “Mom Hacks” That Helped Get Me Through Year Two with Twins

The twins turn two next week! I know, I know. I can’t believe it myself. I started this blog when they were just four months and there have been ups, downs, and everything in between. There were so many days I wondered how we were […]

The Big Transition: Going from Stay-At-Home Mom to Working Mom

The Big Transition: Going from Stay-At-Home Mom to Working Mom

It’s only February, and the year’s already brought big changes in the Eubanks household. The biggest one: after almost two years of staying home with them at least part-time, the boys now go to a full-time daycare center. It’s my last semester of graduate school, […]

5 Things I Lacked Growing Up That I Want My Kids to Have

5 Things I Lacked Growing Up That I Want My Kids to Have

This post also comes from my call for blog topics on my Instagram story. Someone asked me to write about my upbringing and how I want the twins’ to be in comparison. This is a similar topic: things I lacked growing up that I think […]

Who Are These Crazy Toddlers and Where Did My Babies Go?

Who Are These Crazy Toddlers and Where Did My Babies Go?

I’ve been taking Alexander and Nathan to Baby Storytime at the public library since they were six months old. They’ve experienced a few milestones since they’ve been going. The first time they could sit up on their own instead of being propped up in my […]

8 Strong Parenting Opinions I Had Before Having Kids (And Why I Was Wrong About It All)

8 Strong Parenting Opinions I Had Before Having Kids (And Why I Was Wrong About It All)

“My baby will never use a pacifier. They’re such a gross habit.”  I believed this for a long time. Like, even after they were born, I still didn’t plan to give them a paci. But they got pacifiers in the NICU, which makes sense. They […]

9 Survival Tips for the Stay-At-Home Mom

9 Survival Tips for the Stay-At-Home Mom

Honestly, if you had told me that I would spend the entire first year – and counting – of Alexander and Nathan’s life at home with them, I wouldn’t have believed you! It wasn’t in my plans. I was supposed to be back in my […]