Category Archives: Maternity/ Newborns/ Babies

How to Tell if You are a Good Mom

This post was originally a guest post for Kindermusik of Dallas. Are you a good mom? During pregnancy and right after having my first born, I just loved it when my friends would tell me, “you’re going to be a great mom.” This was so reassuring because honestly I worried with the thought that maybeRead More

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Simple Wishes Hands Free Bra

Simple Wishes Hands Free Bra

Several years ago, I discovered this amazing bra that allowed me to work and pump at the same time. Simple Wishes hands-free bra! It’s how I was able to write and blog, budget finances, work out meal plans, sit and eat a meal with two hands and so much more while expressing milk for myRead More

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Swimming and Poolside Safely with Twins and Multiples

Swimming and Poolside Safely with Twins and Multiples

Last year, I published this post about swimming with multiples. It was THE most shared post, so I’m reposting it for this year but with a few updated comments after gathering extensive feedback from my previous post via parents. This post contains some affiliate links. This time of the year always has me thinking aboutRead More

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How to Be a WiseMommies? Happy Mother’s Day!

How to Be a WiseMommies? Happy Mother’s Day!

How does one become a WiseMommies? Motherhood: When one of my good friends first became a mother, she told me, “motherhood will show you and your husband just how selfish you are or have been as human beings.” I started to think about this especially after having my first born child. It is true thatRead More

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THE SINGLED OUT SINGLETON

THE SINGLED OUT SINGLETON

Sad but true story of a day in the life of the singled out singleton. My German mother-in-law is about to visit us again which brought up a memory from her last visit, an incident that happened while seeing her off at the airport. My twins were in their stroller and my preschooler was standingRead More

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Top 5 Twin Posts for 2015

Top 5 Twin Posts for 2015

One year ago, I started TwinZone Tuesdays: Take One for Two. This Tuesday dedication was an attempt to catch up with my years of writing in my journals about my adventures of having twins. From having The Moment to trying to stay one step ahead with my many tips and tricks, every Tuesday I tryRead More

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Support Mommies In Need

Support Mommies In Need

Mommies In Need is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that has begun serving DFW families in an exciting new way. Dallas is home to a large population of stay-at-home moms, but what happens to the family when the stay-at-home parent gets sick? They don’t get disability, there are mounting medical bills, and most importantly the kidsRead More

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Meeting Your Premature Baby for the First Time

Meeting Your Premature Baby for the First Time

I’m not about to write that my experience of seeing CC for the first time is the same as every mother of a premature baby’s experience, however in the six months in which CC was in hospital I did get to watch quite a few introductions and there was almost always the same initial expressionRead More

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Please Wear Purple This Month

Please Wear Purple This Month

During the month of November, I wear the color purple as much as I can. Around the world, different cities will light up well-known buildings with the color purple. And I ask YOU, at some point, or for World Prematurity Day which is Tuesday, November 17, 2015, to please wear purple. Why Purple? To helpRead More

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10 Reasons Why Prematurity Awareness Month Matters

10 Reasons Why Prematurity Awareness Month Matters

November is Prematurity Awareness Month, and Tuesday, November 17 is World Prematurity Day, THE DAY, to really focus on awareness. We all know when it’s breast cancer awareness month, as one can practically suffocate with pink, and everyone is all too familiar with ALS via the fun ice-bucket challenge. Sadly, the fact that nearly allRead More

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