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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 […]

The 5 Best Parts of Being a Twin Mom – and the 5 Worst

The 5 Best Parts of Being a Twin Mom – and the 5 Worst

One of the questions I get the most is “What’s it like to have twins?” It’s one I don’t always have a quick answer to. Usually, if I’m being flip, I’ll just make a comment like “It’s exactly what you think it’s like!” And then […]

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 […]

Rain Boot Easter Baskets for Toddlers

Rain Boot Easter Baskets for Toddlers

This year I decided to do an unconventional basket for the twins. I initially intended to make a regular basket and put the boots on the side but decided this would be a lot more fun! Plus, I have a tendency to go overboard on […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Why You Need a Marriage Counselor Today (Even if “Everything’s Fine”)

Why You Need a Marriage Counselor Today (Even if “Everything’s Fine”)

This past fall, James and I decided to see a marriage counselor. Having the twins had put some tension and strain on our marriage that wasn’t there before, and combined with work-related stress and some postpartum challenges I was having, we were having a lot […]

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, […]

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 […]