Category: Nanny

Let's Put on a Show!

I was told to act surprised when I got home.  Having received several texts and pictures and videos during the day of them rehearsing, I knew I was in for a bang up production of The Bubby and Bebe Show. I told Nikki* no way was I acting surprised. My boy had begged to put... Read more »

To our Nanny on our 2-Year Nanniversary

Two years ago our Nikki came into our lives when our babies were just 8 months old.  3 days a week she is here with our babies, with us, and we couldn’t be more grateful. We knew from the start that she was talented, kind, funny, smart and had a badass way of just handling... Read more »

I am Not Racist, But....

If you ever hear those words, you can bet that whatever comes after is gonna be racist. It is OKAY that we talk about this.  It is OKAY to acknowledge color.  It is necessary. I would wager to say that 99.5% of you who read my blog are like minded because we are an absolutely... Read more »
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A Love Note to My Two-Year-Old Twins for Their Birthday

I can’t believe you are two years old.  In my wildest dreams, I never believed I could love anyone so completely and fully and madly and deeply. I’ll tell you a little secret.  Remember when you were born?  That birth story was something.  But here’s the thing, I’m glad you aren’t little babies anymore. While I... Read more »

The Stinkiest Lovie in all the Land

Once upon a time, we had no kids.  We were blissfully unaware of the smells to come.  We were pregnant with twins and receiving lovely gifts and not really sure what would be lovingly used to death or casually set aside in a pile to give away. WE DIDN’T KNOW. We never knew before these... Read more »

What the heck are those 2-year-old toddlers eating?

Let's talk about how these little divided plates for $1 at Target have changed my life.  LOVE.  Scrambled eggs, Banana, spinach, rasperries, toast with jam and almond/coconut milk.
I get lots of “What the heck are those 2-year-old toddlers eating?” requests, so this is for you!  And PLEASE.  Keep in mind, this is what WE do for our family.  What you do for your family is perfect.  To each their own. Now that they are almost 2 years old (January 7th — Woot-yay for... Read more »
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To our Nanny on our 1-year Nanniversary

It’s officially been one year.  One year since you walked into our home and invaded every fiber of our life.  We’ve loved you from the start – as reflected in my first piece about you – but it’s grown deeper and wider. Stronger and faster. More protective and more personal. And with that love and appreciation... Read more »