My Twins Are Not Circus Animals :: 3 Ridiculous Things to Ask Moms of Multiples

Dear random stranger, You know when you go to the circus and you see the animals in the cage, it's different than seeing them at the zoo. It's not like you haven't seen at least 400 Bengel Tigers in your life, but when you see the circus tiger, well.. That's got to be the most AMAZING THING you've ever seen! Right?! ...more

From Little Babies to Little Boys

Don't blink.That's no joke. Twenty months have passed, and it is hard to believe I'm on the verge of having twin 2-year-olds....more

From Little Babies to Little Boys

Don't blink.That's no joke. Twenty months have passed, and it is hard to believe I'm on the verge of having twin 2-year-olds....more

From Little Babies to Little Boys

Don't blink.That's no joke. Twenty months have passed, and it is hard to believe I'm on the verge of having twin 2-year-olds....more

Were Those Vaginal Babies?

 "Were those vaginal babies?" No joke.  This was an actual question regarding my tiny newborn twins.  ...more

Help! My Twin Wants Her Own Birthday

Dear Mouthy Housewives,  My twins are about to turn seven and one of them is up in arms about it. She does not want to celebrate her birthday with her twin sister. She wants her own birthday. Her own everything! I don't have the money to throw them two parties and that seems ridiculous anyway. What can I do to calm her down?  Signed,  It's Her Birthday and She'll Cry If She Wants To ...more
Tracey Becker I so agree with you. I don't have twins (my husband is a twin though) and I can ...more

The Joys of Napping Twins (Said No One Ever)

If I could just subtract naptime from the equation, I swear my life with my boys would be perfect. Most days are great.  They really are happy, funny, pleasant little guys.But, dear Lord.  Save me from having to coordinate 4 naps a day for 10-month-old twins....more

Why Raising Twins is Awesome

Twins bring with them a whole new set of parenting challenges. Sometimes the double diapering, endless sleepless nights, and tandem crying can seem hard to bear. But alongside the hardships are countless moments that fill your heart with joy. These are like small treasures found along a steep and rocky path. They make you want to keep on going, even though the journey may be hard....more

Full Hands

The Moments We StandFull Hands The first time I heard it, I wanted to crawl out of my skin. An older man—holding open the door for me—loudly proclaimed, “You got your hands full—don’t ya?” ...more

Sounds Like God has Given You an Opportunity to Pray for Your Kids

It’s 2am and I am finally sneaking out of my 2 year old twin’s bedroom. Knowing me, I probably silently cried myself to sleep on their floor while thinking “why won’t they just GO TO SLEEP?!”...more
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