Monthly Archives: April 2012

Toddler Tricks – 90: Go Second

Problem: I don’t know if this is a twin thing or not, but in this house, going second is the ultimate punishment. It is a slight to character, an insult to humanity. And the girls have quickly realized that if … Continue reading

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Babies’ First Haircut

Yes, at three and a half, the girls finally had their first haircut. Why? Because their beautiful hair started looking really ratty. They were model haircuttees! They stayed as still as you can imagine is possible for their age, and … Continue reading

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Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting

I halved this recipe. It’s an amazing mix of tastes that goes great on a light lemon cupcake.     RECIPE HERE:

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Toddler Tricks – 89: Be Specific

I know, I know, last week I said be vague, but I was talking about different things. When you are promising something, be vague so that they’re happy, but they don’t have any specific image to attach to. Be vague … Continue reading

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Favorite Characters

We watch a variety of shows here at various times, depending on when I’m working that day. We switch it up because I can only handle so much of any one kids’ show. They’re fairly irritating, I would say. Of … Continue reading

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Sweet and Sour Meatballs

Sweet and sour meatballs like you’ve (probably) never had them before. It’s the easiest meal in the world, courtesy of my friend, Hep. Frozen meatballs Can of cranberry sauce Two cans (10 oz) of mandarin orange slices One bag of … Continue reading

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Toddler Tricks – 88: Stop Talking

Problem: You’re talking again. And again and again and again. It’s not your fault. You’ve been programmed. You know that why you answer one question, another is coming, and then another, and another after that. You’ve done this dance so … Continue reading

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The Best Thing About Kids

The best thing about kids is that they love you. Simple as that. They’re programmed to love you. All you have to do is show up. Insta-love. This makes parents some of the luckiest people on Earth. With adults, you … Continue reading

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Holiday Hellions

Easter was a hard, hard day. My kids were basically…well, they were bad. In fact, they haven’t been so bad since Christmas. And before that, since Halloween. Which brings me to the question: What is it about holidays? They’re supposed … Continue reading

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Guest Post – Going Two School

Going Two School: helping your twins (and their teachers) get ready for big school   Now the weather is warming up, the last thing on most people’s minds right now will be the start of the school year, way off in … Continue reading

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