Category: Personal

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 […]

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 […]