Being pregnant with twins came with its own trials and tribulations, namely how big I got, so quickly. These are just some of the things I would hear that I would recommend never saying to a pregnant woman because it's just not necessary! (my snotty comebacks after the comments are strictly in my head, I … Continue reading 11 things to NEVER say to a woman pregnant with twins..
We recently adopted some chickens from our neighbors who are going to be traveling for a year and while we are really excited about having fresh eggs and natural tick repellents, there are a few hazards to take into consideration when having chickens around kids. I came across this article in Parents magazine (the February … Continue reading Chickens and kids!
Every now and then I would like to feature an organization that is doing great things for children around the world. This month, I came across a foundation called Carry the Future, and couldn't help but want to pass it along. The founder, Cristal Munoz-Logothetis came across the news one day and saw refugee woman … Continue reading “Carry the Future”
I have always loved this holiday, mostly because I have the best mother ever, and celebrating her has always been one of my favorite things to do! But I also just like the fact that mothers get acknowledged and really given the chance to do whatever they wish (which really should happen more, but we'll … Continue reading My first mothers day
Two words- NOT RECOMMENDED! I know everyone thinks I'm crazy for taking what little free time I have in between working and raising twins to make all of their food instead of just buying easy peasy jarred food, but it's just what we do and it's really not so bad! But when we got the … Continue reading Making your own baby puffs
Germs: the age old question..are they good or bad for babies? On one hand, they can absolutely make them sick- give them a little cold, cough, etc. but is that necessarily always a bad thing? When our twins were born early, we were warned from all different professionals about keeping them as healthy as possible, … Continue reading All about germs!
According to Family Fun Magazine, these are the top 10 best vacation spots if you are looking to take the kiddos somewhere.. 1. Walt Disney World, Orlando, FL (who coulda guessed that?!) 🙂 Said best for Theme Park Enthusiasts 2. Maui, Hawaii. Spectacular scenery and said best for beach bums 3. A Royal Caribbean cruise … Continue reading Top 10 Best Family Vacation Spots
The month of April brings a lot of awarenesses to light: Autism Awareness Month Confederate History Month Financial Literacy Month Jazz Appreciation Month Mathematics Awareness Month National Child Abuse Prevention Month National Poetry Month National Volunteer Month Sexual Assault Awareness Month And of course, Multiple Birth Awareness! I would never have known this if I … Continue reading April: Multiple Birth Awareness Month!
So my pumping journey started almost immediately after my twins were born! Since one was in the NICU, and the other had to have formula to raise his blood sugar, it was pretty much insisted upon that I start pumping every couple of hours for at least 15 minutes. Even though nothing was coming out … Continue reading My pumping journey is complete!
When we found out we were having twins our minds immediately went to how much more expensive it was going to be than one! Two of EVERYTHING- car seats, cribs, carriers, bouncers, floor sets, etc. etc. One of my friends even said to me at one point that our baby registry gave her anxiety because … Continue reading Twins don’t have to be expensive!