“What’s taking so long? Hurry up please, just grab a pair of socks! We need to go.” Getting dressed independently seemed like an easy ask of my 4-year-old twin sons…or so I thought. After a long pause and no response from either one of them, I grew frustrated and marched up to see what was
Ever since I was a little girl, my family has made this chili recipe. We fondly referred to the extra spicy chili recipe as Velasco Chili, to honor its origins in our family, our close family friends. Over the years, we adapted the recipe, mostly to tone down the spice. It became a tradition to
It wasn’t until Meghan had her twins and I gifted her my old stroller, that I realized I had been using it all wrong and my babies were never actually secure in it. Let me rewind a bit. I wanted my home and nursery to be organized the moment we brought our new babies home.
Does traveling with toddlers around the holidays, or any time of year for that matter, send your anxiety through the roof? Listen, we CAN’T make the grumpy guy sitting next to you on the plane get ditch his bad attitude. We CAN use the significant experience that we’ve had traveling with toddlers to share a
“They say I should feel so much love for this baby, but I don’t feel head over heels in love.” “Why don’t I want to hold my baby?” “What if my baby rolls off the changing pad onto the floor?” “I tried for so many years to get pregnant, and now I feel that I
Thank you First Alert for sponsoring this post. October is National Fire Prevention Month and is the perfect time to gather your family and discuss fire safety. When school began a few months ago, our kids were discussing and practicing a variety of safety drills at school. Those drills prompted them to come home asking
Have you ever scheduled a playdate with your child’s friend to learn after the fact that they are a twin? Did you then feel obligated to invite both twins over? What is the twin etiquette for these tricky situations? Are you obligated to drive carpool more often simply because you have two kids? What about