Monthly Archives: June 2011

They Grow Up So Fast

When I take photographs of my twins, I’m documenting their development right alongside their cute antics. Lately, though, there’s been photographic documentation of development of a different sort. My babies love the camera. I have an older digital point and … Continue reading

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Scaring the Sh*t Out of Them

I have a distaste for public bathrooms. Actually, it goes beyond that. My aversion rests just slightly above phobia. I hate them. Now that I have potty-trained toddlers, I end up spending a lot of time in my favorite little, … Continue reading

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Moment of the Week – 46: I Feel Good

The twins break it down to James Brown with some fancy footwork!   http://parentwin.blogspot.com/2011/06/moment-of-week-46-i-feel-good.html

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Teaching through Toys

“Where are we going today?” asks my husband in a deep voice while holding the Superman doll. “Swimming! The beach!” the babies shout. “Okay then. Let’s get in the car. Come on, Supergirl! Get in the car!” My husband switches … Continue reading

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The Preschool Problem – Part IV: The Visits

School  1:   I walk into the first preschool building with a twin on each hand at 12:30 p.m. It’s a small place, three rooms total, with a small playground outside. It’s old. It’s not sparklingly clean, but it’s not … Continue reading

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The Mom Pledge – Guest Blog

Becoming Supermommy alerted me a while back to the Mom Pledge, an idea I really like and needed to know more about. She graciously agreed to write a post for me explaining the pledge and what it means to all … Continue reading

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The Preschool Problem – Part II: The Phone Calls

Fun fact about preschools here: Did you know the registration takes place in January? In January! For the next year. January. See, my thought was, welp, the school year just ended, guess it’s time to call for the next one. … Continue reading

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Moment of the Week – 45: Musical Ottoman

Twins play musical chairs without the chairs. A madeup song and dance.   http://parentwin.blogspot.com/2011/06/moment-of-week-45-musical-ottoman.html

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Toddler Tricks – 45: Wetting the Big Kid Bed

Problem:  Even after potty training, accidents can happen. Messy, smelly, wet messes can happen. Of course, they would only happen when your waterproof mattress pads happen to be off the bed for whatever reason. So you strip the sheets and you’re … Continue reading

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The Preschool Problem: Part I – Should You Do It?

My kids will be three in August. They are not babies anymore. They hang out at home with me as I clean the house and do freelance work here and there. We play games, we go for walks, we play … Continue reading

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