Let’s Celebrate! Happy Half Birthday to Cruz and Levi! The First Six Months With Twins

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

A Recap of My Storytime at the Google Hardware Store Popup in Bucktown

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

Let’s Get Real: Why I Started Blogging Again and What I’ve Learned

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

If You Keep Hope Alive, It Keeps You Alive – We Are Expecting!

I've already made it Instagram and Facebook official about our pregnancy but realized that I have have not formally shared it on the blog. We. Are. Expecting!  We found out before Christmas that I was pregnant and shortly after Christmas that we are expecting identical twins! IDENTICAL TWINS!! I sat in my car and cried … Continue reading If You Keep Hope Alive, It Keeps You Alive – We Are Expecting!