Bra is the New Fanny Pack

One of the hardest parts about having my second round of children is that it is impossible to get set up to feed without my toddler twins trying to take everything from me. When I feed baby V, I usually need a burping cloth, a swaddling cloth, a bottle, a pacifier, a toy, my cellContinue reading “Bra is the New Fanny Pack”

My Marriage Changed with Children

Oh man are things different now than they were when it was just Yev and me. I remember thinking I was too busy and too tired before, and how we had to make time for date night. Honestly, now I wonder what the heck I did before! And I remember the things Yev and I used toContinue reading “My Marriage Changed with Children”

Does Time Out Really Work?

My head is ringing and the backs of my eyes hurt. This is pretty much a constant right now. The toddler tantrums are taking a toll on my body, mind, and spirit, and I’m sleeping less than ever! These girls keep me on my toes, and I rarely get to nap because the only time babyContinue reading “Does Time Out Really Work?”

When Enough is Enough

Do you ever feel unappreciated as a mom? Do you ever feel like you do everything? I cycle through these feelings intermittently, as a mother and a wife. I know that my husband loves me, and that theoretically he appreciates me. He’ll tell everyone how amazing I am and how he couldn’t do this wholeContinue reading “When Enough is Enough”

The Good & the Bad of the Breastfeeding Movement

I think there are some wonderful aspects of the breastfeeding movement. I love that we are normalizing feeding in public. I whole heartedly believe we need to take a page out of Europe’s book about how beautiful the body is. In my experience, Americans tend to equate nudity almost exclusively with sexuality. This is simplyContinue reading “The Good & the Bad of the Breastfeeding Movement”