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Occam’s Razor & Our Toddlers’ Sleep

You know about Occam’s Razor? In my own words, it’s basically that between two options the one with the fewer assumptions, the simpler solution, is better. Oh, if only I had applied this principle months ago to the little dudes’ sleep issues. You see, we’ve been in toddler sleep hell for about 3 months. For […]

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My Nursing Clothes Wishlist

I breastfed for such a short time with the twins that I only had 2-3 nursing tanks and a couple of nursing bras. This time, breastfeeding has been going great and I’m hopeful that we’ll be able to keep going until at least a year. While I know that there are many regular clothes that […]

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Gardening with Toddlers: The Planning and Preparation

This spring we tackled a new . . . ahem . . . shall we say “adventure?” Gardening with the little dudes. Regardless of how much extra work and frustration would inevitably result from gardening with two two-year-olds, I knew this would be a great opportunity to do something new and fun that would be […]

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The Second Time Around: Thoughts of a Very Pregnant Woman

This post was written January 2, 2015.  Thankfully, I am no longer a very pregnant woman.  Y’all, I am about to pop. If I hadn’t been much bigger and more uncomfortable when I was pregnant with the twins, I’d be pretty convinced that it was a literal statement. I’m a couple days shy of 38 […]

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The Most Important Parenting Lesson Having Twins Has Taught Me

When I jumped into the world of parenting, it was in a two for the price of two kind of deal. My sweet, big boys are identical twins, which means that genetically speaking they’re pretty much as close to being the same person as any two humans can be. In fact, we always say they […]

Breastfeeding: What I’ve Learned – Take 2

After the twins were born, I wrote a post about our breastfeeding experience and what I would do if I could do it all over again. When Baby Brother was born, I got a chance to do just that. My experience this time has been so different, and we’ve been much more successful. Looking at […]

When Mama Needs to say, “I’m Sorry.”

A couple months ago, I wrote about all the transitions in our life and how it had taken far longer to settle in than I initially expected. I talked about the addition of our third son and how I knew what to expect this time, and how long it would take for everyone to feel […]

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