Category Archives: Holidays

Toddler Tricks – 69: Don’t Break Christmas

Problem: It’s time to break out the holiday spirit, by which I mean decorations, but your young children will obviously break every single item that can be broken. And this will take just minutes, not weeks. Christmas is a dangerous … Continue reading

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The Morning After

Well, I finally did it. With the stores moving up Black Friday from 5 a.m. to 3 a.m. to finally midnight, I can actually go. And I did. I skipped WalMart. It was my first year. I didn’t need to … Continue reading

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Tales of a Completely Ordinary Mother

I’m going to make some changes around here presently, and in thinking about how to go about it, I had a conversation with a friend about how I am not an unlikely mother at all. What false branding. Sure, the … Continue reading

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Happy Belated Halloween!

We went to Trunk or Treat on Sunday night. Despite protests to the contrary, it was found that neither of the girls was Cinderella. MORE PHOTOS THIS WAY!

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Anniversaries Abound

This is a big week for me. The babies turned three on the 10th. These days, when they’re not playing games like “chef” they’re “helping” me clean or do laundry. And they can often be found perfecting their photography skills … Continue reading

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Today You Are Three – How Did We Get Here?

Today the babies are actually three (Actually, it’s 9:14 a.m. right now, which happens to be the exact time Dulce was born. Now it’s 9:15 a.m., exactly the time Natalina was born. This was totally an accident!!) Here’s some photo … Continue reading

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A Regular Person Throws a Party

You know those amazing blogs you see where the perfect mom throws a beautifully executed and tastefully decorated party for their little ones where all the adults are sitting back and relaxing while the children run happily around, out of … Continue reading

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Accidental Segregation

Southwest Airlines is doing it right. I don’t even know if they know that they are. I certainly didn’t. I was annoyed at the “pick your own seats.” I was even more irritated when they let people who had A … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day? What’s That?

“Oh, my boss asked me to work tomorrow and Saturday night.” “Oh, really?” “Yeah, and Sunday is Mother’s Day.” “Oh, it is?”  A worried looked seeped into his eyes. “Yeah, but don’t worry about it, seriously, don’t worry about it.” … Continue reading

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Moment of the Week – 36

http://parentwin.blogspot.com/2011/04/moment-of-week-36.html Twins first Easter Egg Hunt and Egg Dyeing!  Pics and video!

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