Category: Personal

No Stress, No Mess, and Just a Few Tears: Alexander and Nathan’s Second Birthday

No Stress, No Mess, and Just a Few Tears: Alexander and Nathan’s Second Birthday

Well, it’s over! The birthday festivities have died down and Alex and Nathan are officially two. The birthday celebrations – dinner, classroom party, and big weekend bash – are all over. Now that the madness is over, I’m ready to share with you guys all […]

A Letter to My After-30, After-Baby Body

A Letter to My After-30, After-Baby Body

Dear After-3,0 After-Baby Body, Hey. Kayla, here. I know you probably are surprised to hear from me. You probably think I don’t like you much. After all, I’m in the gym almost everyday trying to change you. Trying to make you stronger, make your muscles […]

6 of My Worst Habits That I’m Ditching in 2019 (And You Should, Too)

6 of My Worst Habits That I’m Ditching in 2019 (And You Should, Too)

Happy new year, friends! 2018 was a challenging year. The first half of the year started with postpartum depression, but eventually my mood began to improve and I began to enjoy life again, as I watched my boys grow, got in better and better physical […]

Go For It, Mama: 10 Affirmations That Took Me From Scaredy-Cat to Go-Getter

Go For It, Mama: 10 Affirmations That Took Me From Scaredy-Cat to Go-Getter

I’ve been pretty quiet on the blog lately! I have a lot going on. In case you missed it, I started my own business, Kayla Eubanks Fitness, and I recently launched it. Y’all, it has been so much more work than I thought. I’ve never […]

My Life Through Filters: The Darker Side of Being a Social Media Mom

My Life Through Filters: The Darker Side of Being a Social Media Mom

It’s been a couple of months since my last post, and honestly, I needed the time. I went through something extremely difficult shortly after my last post back in September that truly knocked the wind out of my sails, and I took a break from […]

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 […]

I’m A Great Mom But A Terrible Homemaker

I’m A Great Mom But A Terrible Homemaker

Confession time: My house is a mess. There’s a pile of dirty clothes on the living room floor and a pile of clean clothes beside it on the couch. I’ve been dressing myself and the twins out of the clean pile for the last week. […]

One Year Later: The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly

One Year Later: The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly

Today marks one year to the day that I launched this blog. This past year has been a great experience, and I’ve learned so much about myself as a mother, a writer, and a person. I want to share some reflections over the past year […]

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 […]

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. […]