Author Archives: Beth

May Day and Maypole Celebration

May Day and Maypole Celebration

Yesterday was May Day. When I was living in Germany, especially within the Bavarian region, where my husband grew up, on May 1st, there would be a celebration “Aufstellen des Maibaums”(Erecting of Maypole). It is still unclear where this tradition originated from, but my husband was told that it dates back thousands of years toRead More

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Diaper and Schniedelwutz Exploration

Diaper and Schniedelwutz Exploration

Have you ever gone to tuck your child in good night only to find them naked? Has your son discovered and now has a growing fascination with his Schniedelwutz, as a curious boy might naturally do? Has your child become a poop Picasso by discovering and experimenting with the poop in their diaper? Oh theRead More

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Best Tip to Make Shopping with Kids Easier and Enjoyable

Best Tip to Make Shopping with Kids Easier and Enjoyable

Months ago, I published a post about shopping with multiples and what it looked like shopping with three kids two and under and how shopping and errand running with them had evolved over the years. The post was to help other twin moms but then I received a flood of questions and feedback from momsRead More

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10 Reasons To Attend LHAECPTA 12th Annual Home Tour & Auction

10 Reasons To Attend LHAECPTA 12th Annual Home Tour & Auction

The 21st century culture is good at keeping Americans apart. From mass media to mass communication, we are losing our sense of community by becoming more involved in our own lives, homes, problems and needs. We are all so busy and find excuses with our own to do list and needs with precious little timeRead More

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Laura Bush’s Correspondence with Scofield

Laura Bush’s Correspondence with Scofield

How rewarding would it be to study a famous person, write to that person, and actually receive correspondence back from that person in the form of a personal letter along with a list of their favorite books? How wonderful would be if every well-known person of historical note and influence took the time to honorRead More

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What does St. Patrick’s Day Mean to You?

What does St. Patrick’s Day Mean to You?

What does St. Patrick’s Day Mean to You? I have a deep deep love for Ireland that will forever be a part of my past, present and future. My time living abroad in Ireland changed the path of my life forever, the person I am today, even the way I mother my children and liveRead More

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THE SINGLED OUT SINGLETON

THE SINGLED OUT SINGLETON

Sad but true story of a day in the life of the singled out singleton. My German mother-in-law is about to visit us again which brought up a memory from her last visit, an incident that happened while seeing her off at the airport. My twins were in their stroller and my preschooler was standingRead More

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Is Monster Jam Mom Friendly?

Is Monster Jam Mom Friendly?

Think Monster Trucks aren’t your thang? I wasn’t so sure myself, but I’m afraid I might be even more of a fan than my son now. Months ago, I started a reward chart with our son, earning stars for wise choices or wise behavior, and we allowed him the opportunity to choose his reward afterRead More

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Inside the Minds of Identical Twins:Personal Q&A

Inside the Minds of Identical Twins:Personal Q&A

Many people don’t realize twins have emotional, cognitive, and other developments happening completely different compared to singletons. From socializing, peer pressure and more, the journey toward independence while being a twin is very different from that of a singleton. So parents of twins have much more to consider when raising twins or triplets. As aRead More

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Top 5 Twin Posts for 2015

Top 5 Twin Posts for 2015

One year ago, I started TwinZone Tuesdays: Take One for Two. This Tuesday dedication was an attempt to catch up with my years of writing in my journals about my adventures of having twins. From having The Moment to trying to stay one step ahead with my many tips and tricks, every Tuesday I tryRead More

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