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Breech

Breech

While I never took classes, I always intended to have a natural birth. When my midwife practice informed me that they would not see me any more due to my automatic status as high risk (twins will do that to you), I was heartbroken and trudged over to the high-risk OB practice in the city […]

Snacks, Lunch, and Noshing

Snacks, Lunch, and Noshing

Misty, Risa, and Kelli share the things their older kids eat for lunch. We would love to hear what you pack for your kids too! Risa–Riley has always been in charge of making her own lunches. There were few requirements to those lunches: a sandwich, a drink, a snack item (pretzels, chips, crackers), and a […]

Murphy twins: 10 month update

Murphy twins: 10 month update

Tomorrow my twins will be 10 months old. This blows my mind and forces me to consider shopping for paper goods to make those first birthday invitations. Clara: 16 lbs 27″ long 4¬†teeth (2 top, 2¬†bottom) Babbles¬†(mama, baba, dada) and wiggles tongue back and forth while making weird baby noises. She also growls. On demand. […]

The Many Benefits of Coconut Oil

The Many Benefits of Coconut Oil

Coconut oil has been a staple in my home for such a long time. There are SO many different uses for it. It is literally a problem-solver for most anything; from hair to cellulite to cooking, coconut oil is your go-to. There are three main types of coconut oil: 1. Refined– Tasteless¬†and odorless. Excellent for […]

Trying Part 1

Trying Part 1

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We are trying. Yes, that sort of trying. Well, technically, we were never not trying. We both were OK with Irish Twins and when that window passed we were ok with two kiddies 15 months apart, but here we are at¬†eight months (and counting) post-partum and still no BFP (big fat positive). Why aren’t we […]

Easy Homemade Tortilla Recipe

Easy Homemade Tortilla Recipe

If you’ve ever had homemade tortillas, you know that the ones you buy in the store ¬†can’t hold a candle to them. I don’t always make my own, but I do prefer them and try to take the time when I can. This recipe is so simple, I thought I’d share it with you! ¬† […]

Papa Perspective: Da Gear

Papa Perspective: Da Gear

I‚Äôm a guy. I write this on my deck, while enjoying a Swisher Sweet with my English Bulldog at my feet. My conceptions of child birth were machines that go ‚Äúping‚ÄĚ and some cigars at the bar. I was to be as far removed from the process as possible. Afterwards, I would change disposable diapers […]