A WTF trip to the store with #iPPP

We don’t go to the grocery store as a family very often, but we needed a few things. Like milk. And M&Ms. Short trips like this also give us a chance to let the big girls walk and practice staying with us instead of running off in 20 different directions like feral cats desperately in […]

Fighting the ridiculous fights

As she stands in the water table in her Tinkerbell panties and jammie top, frantically waving an orange toothbrush in the air, I think, “I should really make her get down before she inevitably falls and bashes her head on a rock.” And then I’d have to make the ever difficult decision of whether or not her gaping wound […]

Rule 15: Keep Your Eyes on the Prize

This is part of an ongoing series chronicling my attempts to regain a bit of my sense of self, and my sanity, by implementing Elizabeth Lyons’ 32 Rules that Sustain a (Mostly) Balanced Mom. Subscribe to my RSS feed to follow my experiment, and check out the rest of the posts in the series! —————- While out shopping […]

I’m a Monster

We’re well into the days of pretend around here. R&C scurry away from invisible dragons, soar through the air like Tinkerbell and Silvermist, and battle not-so-mean, not-so-vicious monsters. But there was a day when they were confronted with a real, live monster — me. My bloggy friend and fellow twin mom Natalie from Mommy of […]


I’m not a commitment-phobe. I can commit with the best of ’em. Relationships? Check. Marriage? Check. Favor for a friend? Check. Moms of Multiples club newsletter for which I don’t really have time but they unanimously agreed they wanted me and I was so flattered that I said yes and now I’m like WHAT THE […]