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Hands free pumping bra

How I am able to write and blog so much these days? Yes, thanks to this ridiculous hands free pumping bra. I feel so silly in it and every time my husband sees me pumping, eating and typing away at the computer he cracks up laughing. Nevermind, this bra was made for the likes of … Read more

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How to make a mom feel young and special

 The best thing happened to me last night. Since the birth of my premature twins, I’ve been on house arrest. Well, my far-flung brother is in town visiting for Thanksgiving, and we had a 3 hour outing to the local mall, rare time all to ourselves. But that isn’t the coolest thing yet! We both … Read more

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Happy Thanksgiving

 From our home to yours. Happy Thanksgiving! May you all celebrate with lots of food, thanks, family and friends.    

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Preparing for preemies

I didn’t buy any preemie or newborn clothes. I mean my first son was nearly 10 pounds, so come on, even with twins, I knew my babies were going to be big.   Well, thank goodness for a long-time, good, sorority, girlfriend, Stacey, who brought me over a sack full of preemie and newborn clothes. … Read more

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St. Martin’s Day, Martinstag

 In Germany, on November 11, families celebrate St. Martin’s Day, “Martinstag.” Children make lanterns at home, or school, and then gather at a special location to sing songs and parade with their homemade lanterns in remembrance of St. Martin, a man who was a Roman solider, turned monk, baptised in adulthood and eventually obtained Sainthood. … Read more

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Hot Air Balloon Festival Texas

 My son just loves balloons. Last month, we attended a hot air balloon festival. That was really a lot of fun. We arrived around 6am and watched the sunrise. My husband is not really a morning person, but I absolutely love getting up early, especially when starting a day with a beautiful sunrise, blue skies, … Read more

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It takes a village of chefs

Before going into the hospital, I had a friend, Kylie, come over and cook up 3 huge freezer meals. So wonderful to have those meals prepared for my family, and I loved spending the day hanging out with her and talking. As soon as I was home from the hospital, Kylie also dropped off a … Read more

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Give me a pump!

Just 4 hours after delivering my babies, while waiting in the recovery room, the words “give me a pump” were immediately spoken. The nurse said that she had never had a woman, just hours after having an emergency C-section, asking for a pump. Especially in my condition, as they were wanting to transfuse up to … Read more

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How to improve your week in less than an hour

Where on earth is that important paper I need to sign for preschool. What am I going to cook for dinner tonight. I am sure we all have been there, here are some tips for getting your week more organized by simply investing less than an hour to plan your whole week.   Manage your … Read more

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Trick or Treat

Ahhh Halloween, my favorite holiday. Click here for our post: Halloween Celebrations and Meaning, Why as Christians we still celebrate Halloween and some cultural differences for Halloween. We love how neighborhoods come together for some simple and fun community celebrating. Children, and adults, get to dress up, attend parties, festivals, and go trick or treating. … Read more

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