One of the things that I found the most daunting in switching my babies to solid foods, was determining how much I should be feeding them so they were getting enough nutrients to grow up with a healthy metabolism as well as a broad palette and appreciation and joy of eating good food. I think … Continue reading "feeding guide: the first year"
I never really thought much about what I should be buying organic...until I got pregnant and had my babies. Now I think about it all the time, which is one of the more tangible pieces of evidence I have that I might actually be a grown up. Once when I was pregnant and had just … Continue reading "what should i try to buy organic?"
Sooooo Valentines Day. Honestly - it's not even my favorite fake holiday (THAT would be a tie between Treat YO SELF Day and National Taco Day, for the record). This is the first year that our kids have had to hand out Valentines to friends, and I really wanted to make some super cute and clever … Continue reading "valentines for ALL the mother fathers ;)"
This week I'll be talking about how we got the girls to actually transition into sleeping in these awesome teepee big kid beds. One of the most interesting things about parenting twins is the fact that even though they (in our case) look exactly alike - their personalities are entirely different. I think I expected that and I … Continue reading "(staying the f in…) big kid beds! part 2"
Growing up, my mother ALWAYS made us send thank you's for gifts, from birthdays to first communions to christmas - if there was a gift involved, we were acknowledging it by snail mail. I always appreciated that she let us design our own too - I know I have sent out some real special creations … Continue reading "thank you cards for the wee"