The First Year With Babies


By: Heather Somaini I’ll be honest…I don’t have much to write about our babies’ first holidays. Nothing spectacular really happened. But if you’re like me, you love the holidays. It truly starts around Halloween, winds through to Thanksgiving, peaks at Christmas and finally goes out with a bang on New Year’s. I love the smell […]

Why Won’t Those Babies SLEEP???


By: Heather Somaini Once we decided to have kids, life changed – incrementally at first and then in large swings into uncharted territory. No matter what we thought kids and parenting were about, we were wrong. That’s the one thing no one really tells you. The moms tell you all about the cute parts like […]

Margaritas Are Your Friend


By: Heather Somaini I know you’re asking yourself what a picture of two babies floating aimlessly in a pool has to do with margaritas or more to the point, why margaritas are your friend.  But trust me, they are. Tere nursed the twins for about seven months.  I use the term “nurse” loosely because she […]

Change Happens!


By: Heather Somaini Change happens. Sometimes it happens when it’s least expected and sometimes we plan change only to find out it happens much differently than we planned. I sort of love change. It forces me to constantly evaluate my life which can be a big pain but it almost always results in something better. […]

The Thing With Twins….

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By: Heather Somaini There are tons of challenges with twins that suck up vast amounts of brain power as a new mom. You’re already working on a reduced amount of engine capacity from lack of sleep and being thrown into the deep end of the parenting pool. There’s nothing right about being required to learn […]

Great Day!


By: Kacie Bernstein “You guys are going to LOVE this place”, was what I kept telling the kids on the way to the Americana in Glendale.  I needed an activity to fill the morning, and their play area seemed like a genius solution!  The kids got so excited when they saw the dancing water.  I […]

The Sad Goodbye

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By: Kacie Bernstein Twins provide double the joy, hugs, and kisses, but also double the tantrums and children to entertain at 5:00 in the morning… My excitement was heightening in the weeks leading up to our overseas adventure.  It would be our first real vacation since our kids were born, and a much-needed getaway!  I […]