Now that the twins are seven months old and slowly growing out the newborn phase (although I think I technically have five more months to call them that), I wanted to share some items that we have gotten the most use out of and have made our lives a little easier. We try not to … Continue reading Our Essentials for the Newborn Twins Stage
Cruz and Levi (6 months old) Cruz and Levi (1 month old) We celebrated Cruz and Levi's half birthday a few weeks ago with a big bowl of pasta and trying to eat a lot "half" things. Get it? Like half doughnuts, half cupcakes, etc. Okay. Yes, I should keep my day job. But seriously, … Continue reading Let’s Celebrate! Happy Half Birthday to Cruz and Levi! The First Six Months With Twins
Photo taken by my friend, Diana (www.dianatakespictures.com) Last Sunday, I did something really fun at the Google Hardware Store Popup in Bucktown....I read the Disney book Coco (with the help of the Google Home Max) to a room full of kids!! I loved the Disney movie Coco so I couldn't pass up the chance of reading … Continue reading A Recap of My Storytime at the Google Hardware Store Popup in Bucktown
Earlier last week, I celebrated my 43rd birthday. I didn't throw a party or have a birthday cake. In fact, it was very low key, just the way I like it. But this year, I got to celebrate my birthday with two more people in my life - Cruz and Levi! This year's birthday … Continue reading Let’s Celebrate! This is 43
The other day, Luke asked me why I didn't go on his class field trip with him and went on to tell me that the "other moms" were there. I have to admit, it hurt. The guilt of not being there really hurt. I told him that I had to go to work but I … Continue reading Let’s Get Real: Will The “Mom Guilt” Ever Go Away?
Last year, I decided to invest more time on this blog. I started this blog in 2013 as a way to share pictures of Luke and offer tips and what I've learned about motherhood, hence - Second City Mom. But I quickly realized that I didn't have any great tips to offer and felt like … Continue reading Let’s Get Real: Why I Started Blogging Again and What I’ve Learned