Archive for March 2014

Dear Parents - You are Doing it Right

If you wake up in the morning and you are happy when you remember that you have little people waiting for you in the next room, you are doing it right. If you wander in their room and they are ecstatic to see you and greet you for the day, you are doing it right.... Read more »

Twins are Great!

You always have a leader to follow.
Sure being a mom to twins (hell being a mom to anybody) is challenging, but overall it is such fun. Twin love is something magical to watch develop.  We have this all access pass to witness the hilarity and softness of their bond as it unfolds. Note – several of these pictures are from our... Read more »

Yes, I Harness My Kids

First of all, yes, I harness my kids.  You can call it a leash and joke about them being animals, but I will not take your bait.  Their safety is way more important than your snide comments or looks.  But wouldn’t it be a bit nicer to try to understand the reasoning behind why someone... Read more »

Thank You Alanis Morissette

Like many of us who were coming of age in the mid-nineties, she was our voice.  She was our anger that we couldn’t quite focus enough to create anything purposeful except, well anger.  When Jagged Little Pill came out in 1995, I had just graduated college and was living in my parents basement waiting tables... Read more »

The Spring Forward Blues

All my life, I’ve had this gut instinct to hide.  To hibernate.  Every year when Spring Forward happens it exacerbates this feeling as now it’s light out late into the evening.  YIKES.  More daylight equals more exposure.  This is enormous pressure.   It means there are more hours to do things and see people and... Read more »

I am the Woman with Two Screaming Toddlers on the Train

  I know I’m begging to be railed on (get it) by writing this post.  I am the woman with the two screaming toddlers on the rush hour train.  Direct all your rage toward me.  I understand.  I’ve been where you stand.  I’ve seen moms and dads struggling to keep kids occupied and quiet whether... Read more »

Old Mom High Five

Note – I was a lot younger when I wrote this post.  I was 40.  I’m going to be 42 in a week.  SMILEY FACE. —- I’m 40 going on 41 and I have 1-year-old twins.  CHRIST ON A BICYCLE WHAT HAVE I DONE?  Just look at these two! They are constantly on the move.... Read more »