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Guilt as a Twin Mom and How to Overcome it

When you have twins, most everything you experience with them will be double, both the good and bad. Double the kisses, snuggles, photo ops, first steps, first smiles… it’s truly amazing. But there’s also double the diapers, laundry, middle of the night wake-ups, sickness, and guilt.  Double guilt.  That’s something I didn’t think about prior …

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8 Tips to Prepare Your Child for Preschool

As the school year approaches, you are probably wondering how to prepare your child for preschool. While all children respond to situations differently, it’s very likely that a transition this big will cause some anxiety for your child.  This doesn’t mean that they aren’t ready for preschool, simply that you need to be proactive in …

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In Defense of Boys: The Most Wonderful Thing About Being a Boy Mom

When I found out I was pregnant with our first child, my husband and I both hoped for a baby girl.  There is something so magical about tiny pink shoes, lavender onesies, and the vast array of bows.  I walked through clothing aisles and was brought to tears in the girl’s department.  So. Many. Tiny. …

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The Anti Mother’s Day Gift Guide

I’ve seen Mother’s Day Gift Guides floating around Pinterest and the blogging community for the past several months now. I thought about writing one, and even drafted one, but couldn’t get past a title. I’m generally long-winded so if I can’t even get past the title page, I know there’s a problem. *Post contains affiliate …

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1 Brilliant Way to Get Your Kids to Eat Vegetables

I’ve always given my children a vast assortment of vegetables.  I don’t force them to eat the food on their plate, but they aren’t allowed to choose something else for their meal.  I make exceptions of course; for example, Theo, my 3-year old, hates potatoes and always has.  Now, I grew up in a household …

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