Category Archives: My Family

7 Things I Never Imagined Saying Before I Had Two Kids

I knew my life would change forever when I brought home baby #2—I just never could have guessed the crazy things that would come out of my mouth. 1. “Don’t step on your sister!” – While I believe that my 4-year-old intends to be loving and gentle towards her baby sister, preschoolers don’t always pay […]

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Baby Wearing For The Win! – Infantino Unison Newborn Carrier Review

When I was pregnant with my second baby, I got a lot of helpful advice about how to manage two kids. One thing that kept coming up was the importance of baby wearing.  Everyone said I’d need my hands free for playing with my 4-year-old, especially if I was brave enough to take both girls […]

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Why You Should Never Play Beauty Salon With A 2-Week-Old Baby

I’ve been a mother of two for 17 days now and I don’t know what I was so worried about.  It’s easy! The baby mostly eats and sleeps, which leaves me tons of time for imaginitive play with my 4-year-old, Viv.  Why just last night, as the newborn settled in for a marathon nursing session, […]

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Why I’m Not Preparing For the Birth Of Baby #2

Speaking of which, I’m due 4/6 – where’s the dang baby?   While we wait…please enjoy my final Momtastic pregnancy post: When I had my first baby, I brought a giant wheelie bag to the hospital, big enough for months of international travel, or for me to crawl inside — which, come to think of it, […]

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8 Hilarious Ways To Prank Your Kids On April Fools’ Day

Those darn kids. They’ve kept you up all night. Destroyed your house. And turned you from a cool chick into a sweatpants-wearing chauffeur/sherpa/referee/maid/short order cook/nag. Clearly, your kids have it coming. And this April Fools’ Day, here’s how you can get ‘em good: 1. Fake a snow day. Decorate their windows with canned spray snow so they […]

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