Category Archives: Twins & Multiples

How and Why to be Thankful for Laundry

How and Why to be Thankful for Laundry

Who loves doing laundry? How can one make laundry exciting or feel motivated to tackle never-ending piles of clothes to wash, fold, hang up and put away? I honestly love to serve my family, but these days I feel less like a serving wife and mother and more like a commercial establishment for laundering clothesRead More

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Homeopathic and Natural Cures for Pneumonia

Homeopathic and Natural Cures for Pneumonia

I had premature twins, I brought them home and a month later I was diagnosed with walking pneumonia. My experience of getting over walking pneumonia, which I struggled with for nearly 2 months, while caring for premature twins, was something of an unreal nightmare/disaster. You really don’t realize how important your health is until you loseRead More

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It Takes A Village

It Takes A Village

This post comes to you straight from real life. I’m writing to you with one son on my lap, another dumping leftover yogurt onto the kitchen floor while the third little darling “helps” by wiping up the mess with a stuffed parrot. In this moment, I feel like the farthest thing from a “Wisemommy”. Nevertheless,Read More

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TwinZone Tuesdays: Take One for Two

TwinZone Tuesdays: Take One for Two

I’ve spent the last two+ years writing in my journal about my venture into the TwinZone. My initial surprise at being pregnant with twins, to having them and watching them grow has been every bit as emotional and challenging as possibly imagined. For a long time, I’ve wanted to share some posts to not onlyRead More

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How I became a Mom to my Baby in an Incubator

How I became a Mom to my Baby in an Incubator

Okay, we all know the amazing benefits of skin to skin/ kangaroo care, but what do you do to bond with and help your baby when you can’t hold him? That’s the agonizing position we were in. As I said before, CC was ventilated for the first nine weeks of his life which meant weRead More

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Born too Soon; Life on a NICU for a Preterm Baby and his Mom

Born too Soon; Life on a NICU for a Preterm Baby and his Mom

Hi, I’m Eryn. Beth and I became friends a lifetime ago on a tour of the Scottish Highlands, long before husbands and children came along and changed the way we travel. I’m a 38 year old Canadian mother of two boys living in London, England. I was a primary school teacher but became a stayRead More

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Car Seat Battles with Toddlers

Car Seat Battles with Toddlers

Are you constantly frustrated with fighting or negotiating your child into their car seat? Do you feel like getting your child into their car seat is a workout? Every woman, after carrying a child, needs to be mindful of her pelvic floor. Lifting a child up and down into a car seat, especially the heavierRead More

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Token Economy: The Magic of Star Charts

Token Economy: The Magic of Star Charts

The Lake Highlands Area Early Childhood PTA is an organization that is near and dear to my heart. It is a group of families in my area of Dallas with young children as the common bond. We have an extremely active Facebook page and community events as well as age-based playgroups and adult interest groups.Read More

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My Breastfeeding Confession

My Breastfeeding Confession

My twins are nearly 2 yrs of age, and I’m still breastfeeding them. Judge as you will….I did it for them not you! Before the birth of my first born child, I was determined to breastfeed. I’m not going to even bore you with the details of just how bad both sides of the familyRead More

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MoMe Yoga at We Yogis in Dallas

MoMe Yoga at We Yogis in Dallas

If I could convince moms to take the time with their babies and infants to embark on a MoMe class, it would be MoMe Yoga. With my first son, starting with 5 months until currently (at home now) I have spent time doing MoMe Yoga with him at least monthly. Currently, I attend a MoMeRead More

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