10 Sharp Answers to the Most Annoying Mom of Twins Question Ever

"Are they natural?" I am a mother of identical twins. We are instant celebrities on such red carpets as the grocery store checkout aisle and the pediatrician's waiting room. ...more
This post has me laughing out loud. Especially since being a celebrity on the red carpet of the ...more

The Comparison Trap: Why We Compare Our Children to Others

I work a few times a month at a non-profit dental clinic for children. Just last week, I saw a sweet 13-month-old boy who could already say about 20 words. That's more than my own son who is almost two. When I came home, I was telling my husband about this little boy, when he stopped me mid-sentence and asked, "Why do you keep doing that? You're always comparing." ...more
StrollerSavvy I hadn't even thought about the feelings of mommas whose kids are ahead, as mine ...more

My Child's First Word Made Me Re-Evaluate My Parenting

As the triplets are getting older, they are getting more and more curious. While sometimes endearing, the curiosity often leads them to trouble. At 21 months, Lincoln and Keira are now in the 90th percentile for height, so they can reach almost every surface in the house. And if they can’t reach it on their own, they can move and climb on top of a chair to get to it. ...more
I love this idea! For me, thinking of raising my voice as a "mommy tantrum" brought it to an ...more

If I Could Hold You Forever

If I could choose to live in a single moment, I would be holding the tiny body of a child in my arms forever....more

10 Sharp Answers to the Most Annoying Mom of Twins Question Ever

"Are they natural?" I am a mother of identical twins. We are instant celebrities on such red carpets as the grocery store checkout aisle and the pediatrician's waiting room. ...more
This post has me laughing out loud. Especially since being a celebrity on the red carpet of the ...more

Expecting your children to make the grade

As mentioned before in this blog, my Mom told me that my job was to be a good student. She expected me to make excellent grades, and she was clear on her expectations. (Not Tiger Mother level of expectations, but her point was clear.) She told me I was smart; I believed her; I did well in school....more

10 Things I've Learned in Two Years of Cloth Diapering Triplets

Before our babies were born, I knew I wanted to cloth diaper. I loved the absence of chemicals and the positive environmental impact. I thought the cost savings would be helpful for the family budget. And the cute colors and patterns made me smile....more

7 Keys to a Happy Marriage

Last night I slept soundly with no interruptions for teething babies or diaper changes. This morning, I woke up slowly, tangled up in my husband’s arms two states away from our children. I am sitting peacefully in a cottage in Virginia listening to the birds chirping outside and looking out over the beautiful green grass and trees. It’s the perfect day for a wedding....more

The Comparison Trap: Why We Compare Our Children to Others

I work a few times a month at a non-profit dental clinic for children. Just last week, I saw a sweet 13-month-old boy who could already say about 20 words. That's more than my own son who is almost two. When I came home, I was telling my husband about this little boy, when he stopped me mid-sentence and asked, "Why do you keep doing that? You're always comparing." ...more
StrollerSavvy I hadn't even thought about the feelings of mommas whose kids are ahead, as mine ...more

My Child's First Word Made Me Re-Evaluate My Parenting

As the triplets are getting older, they are getting more and more curious. While sometimes endearing, the curiosity often leads them to trouble. At 21 months, Lincoln and Keira are now in the 90th percentile for height, so they can reach almost every surface in the house. And if they can’t reach it on their own, they can move and climb on top of a chair to get to it. ...more
I love this idea! For me, thinking of raising my voice as a "mommy tantrum" brought it to an ...more

You will be amazed at how your feel after reading this! #FakeUpworthyTitle

I used to write really crappy poetry.Well, when put that way, it sort of sounds like I USED to write really crappy poetry but now I write AWESOME poetry!Yeah, no.It means I used to attempt to write some kind of weird poetry and it was shitty and it sucked and now I don't do that anymore, much to the relief of everyone who accidentally read it when they came here to see what was new....more

Congratulations, Mom! You're Having Twins

Dear Twin Mom-To-Be, When I found out I was having twins I was a little, oh…terrified. Maybe you felt the same? I hadn’t even considered the possibility of more than one child prior to that day, and the realization that I was going to have two babies felt immensely intimidating. ...more
loved!  sharing with a good friend who's currently pregnant with twins. :)more