Surviving 5 years with Twins

Well, we did it! We survived the past 5 years raising twins and a 7 year old. Let me take you back in time to when I found out I was expecting twins. I didn’t go back to work at my job after having my oldest daughter because they didn’t allow me to return to […]

Spending Time With My Children

Being a parent is hard. No one prepares you for all the mom guilt you’re going to have.  No one prepares you for all the emotions that you will experience on a day to day basis. No one prepares you for parenting, especially if you have more than 1 child. Yes parenting, even just 1 […]

A Letter to My Daughters on their Birthday

7 years ago I became a mom. Just thinking about that brings tears to my eyes.     To think that I grew 3 babies inside of me, delivered them and have nurtured them for 7 years (my twins will almost be 5) still feels surreal.  Where has the time gone? Are we raising our […]

Why We Open Christmas Presents EARLY Every Year

Every year we open presents before Christmas! Can you believe it? No more staring at the presents under the tree. No more overload at Christmas time with all the presents and stockings and craziness. Just pure happiness and excitement from our children that they get to open a present! I do have to mention, we don’t […]

Is it Possible to Bake Healthier During the Holidays?

I don’t really love to bake.  I am more of a chef.  I like to randomly add ingredients to my dish I’m making.  Baking is a totally different ball game.  You need to measure, be consistent, the dough needs to soft, but not too soft, etc etc etc.  Way too complicated for me! My daughters […]