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Two Months and Two Hundred Things
By     |    May 24, 2013
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Two Months and Two Hundred Things

Almost two months have passed since I have been able to write here. TWO MONTHS! I turned 37 almost two weeks ago. (yah!) I had a lovely time. My friends joined me for some bowling on the eve of my birthday, which was really special. We had a great time. Then my birthday fell on Mother’s Day. It was going to be an extra special birthday and Mother’s Day, but […]

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How to Survive a Vacation with Twin Toddlers
By     |    Mar 3, 2013
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How to Survive a Vacation with Twin Toddlers

When the boys had just turned one, we took a trip with the kids and my parents to a neighboring seaside city called Mar del Plata.  It was nice, and refreshing to be in the breezy, salty air and quite easy to move around the kids in the stroller or in the car.  Plus, we had my parents as backup hands if assistance was needed. The boys were just learning […]

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Outsmarted by the Twins
By     |    Jan 29, 2013
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Outsmarted by the Twins

My husband, Javier, celebrated his birthday yesterday.  He had been asking me to make him cupcakes, literally since the boys first birthday in June, so I decided to oblige him and bake him enough cupcakes to keep him “cupcake-satisfied” at least until our children’s second birthday. On Sunday, I started out in the morning by preparing the dough for some brioche. (I didn’t bake until later in the afternoon, because […]

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Terrible Twwwwenty Months
By     |    Jan 24, 2013
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Terrible Twwwwenty Months

the boys gave me a run for my money yesterday… they’re prematurely starting the terrible twos i think. 🙁 tony has decided that he likes to wear his leash indoors, but not outdoors and he doesn’t want to walk. anywhere. period. he will throw himself on the ground as soon as we leave the house. and if i pick him up, it’s contagious. bruno wants it too. and they’ve discovered […]

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How I got my Twins to Sleep
By     |    Dec 6, 2012
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How I got my Twins to Sleep

A lot of people ask me what I did to get my kids to sleep.  They come over in the evening and are amazed that at 9:30pm, it’s as if we don’t have children at all. Our house is filled with the noises of us chatting away, listening to music or sometimes the television is on, we’re preparing dinner and maybe even having a glass of wine.  The children are […]

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30 days of Christmas Inspiration – Day 5
By     |    Nov 29, 2012
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30 days of Christmas Inspiration – Day 5

It’s day 5 and with just a few minutes to spare! Today the boys played hard with grandma in the morning so that I could do some organizing in the boys bedroom.  And now we are OFFICIALLY out of cribs and into actual beds. Beds on the floor, nonetheless, but beds!

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Aren’t Twins Amazing?
By     |    Aug 24, 2012
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Aren’t Twins Amazing?

Every year on the first weekend of August, there’s a great festival celebrating twins. It’s called the Twins Days Festival and it’s held in Twinstown, Ohio, a city ironically named by identical twin brothers around 200 years ago. Twins and their families come from all over the world to celebrate the miracle of these siblings. A friend of mine mentioned it to me when I was pregnant with twins. She […]

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“Poor Mother”
By     |    Aug 1, 2012
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“Poor Mother”

If I hear the phrase “poor mother” when people see me walking down the street with my boys in their stroller one more time, I may blow a fuse. I hear it all the time – walking down the street, “poor mother!”, in the pharmacy, “poor mother!”, grocery store “oh how does she do it? poor mother!”.  During the summer I was walking in the grocery store near my house […]

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My Children, the Puppies
By     |    Jul 11, 2012
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My Children, the Puppies

Modern Family is one of my favorite shows. Every time I get to see that show, I just can’t help but laugh my butt off – the writing is just so so SOOO good! Since I saw an episode last season where the whole family went to Disneyland, I’ve been thinking about the eventual question that will arise in my household – “To tether, or not to tether?”… That is […]

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a week of ups and rounds
By     |    Jun 29, 2012
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a week of ups and rounds

things that happened this week: the boys moved to their own room. we gave them haircuts. now they look like mini franciscan monks.  javier asked if he should give them he-man haircuts and i said, “uhhh, i don’t remember what he-man’s hair looked like”. he cut the length off a little on each of the little guys! their first haircuts! i am working on a few projects in crochet.  i […]

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i like peas, but…
By     |    Jun 18, 2012
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i like peas, but…

Bruno is so funny when he sits down to eat. Actually, both boys are coming into the phase where they prefer to feed themselves and they love when i give them little baby veggies. Bruno however, is such a little comedian.  Both will look at each other and giggle while they’re eating – and they watch each other eat. Bruno will take some veggies off of Antonio’s tray while he’s […]

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