Category: Parenting

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 […]

How Can I Protect My Children From Bullying? Facing Fears As A Former Victim

How Can I Protect My Children From Bullying? Facing Fears As A Former Victim

Right now, it’s hard to imagine anyone being mean to my boys. They’re just babies, after all, and they’re adorable, funny, sweet, and friendly. They play well with other kids, so even bigger kids are nice to them. They don’t go to school or daycare. […]

Why I Ditched Our Baby Schedule

Why I Ditched Our Baby Schedule

If you’ve been reading my blog a while, you know that I was, at one point, a huge supporter of the baby schedule. I wrote a whole post about how our schedule had changed our lives and spelled it out minute by minute! And honestly, […]

I Survived The First Year With Twins (And So Will You): 9 Things I Learned That I Wish I’d Known All Along

I Survived The First Year With Twins (And So Will You): 9 Things I Learned That I Wish I’d Known All Along

1. Nothing stays sanitary for long so let that go. When the twins first came home from the NICU, I was borderline obsessed with keeping things separate and sanitary. It’s partially from the level of hygiene that the NICU requires. If we touched one baby, […]

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 […]