4 Reasons NOT to Arrive Unannounced at a Stay-At-Home Mom’s House

For three hours you have been fighting a teething, growth spurting, angry at life child down for a nap.  When you finally transfer the now sleeping little and shake off the stress of the battle, gazing lovingly at their little sleeping face......THE DOORBELL RINGS. That tiny sleeping face contorts and their body squirms and you …

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Winter Storm Jonas and Juno: Blizzards 2015 vs 2016

  Well, the girls have survived their second Blizzard of their lives.  Last year, right around the same time as this year, they survived Winter Storm Juno where we got over two feet of snowfall and blizzard conditions.  It had only been a couple months since we had moved from California and I was really …

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Purging the Plastic – Frugal Ways to Toss the Tupperware

What does your tupperware drawer look like?  Is it a jumbled mess of plastic?  Mine was. It was impossible to keep clean.  No matter how often I pulled every piece out, neatly stacked and placed them in the drawer or cabinet, or rearranged to a different spot to attempt to make organization happen, they always …

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Diamond Boobies! A Brief Summary of 18 Months Breastfeeding Twins and My 5 Keys to Success

When I first started seeking other twin Moms for advice on breastfeeding, I kept getting variations of the same advice.  "The first 6 months are pure and complete primal survival, the first 12 months are really difficult, and the first 18 months are just difficult."  It would get easier, they said, in those increments, but the …

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New Year’s Resolutions – Why I Don’t Do Them and What I Did Instead This Year

I've never been "into" New Year's Resolutions.  More often than not, the goals are things like losing weight, stopping a bad habit, or buying a new and expensive luxury item.  My newsfeed is filled with gym selfies, "join my MLM team" posts, and food...lots of food.  By February, those posts are less than half of …

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