What It’s Like Parenting Twin Toddlers…In Our Own Words

Sometimes, I'm asked what it's like to have twin toddlers. If you had been a fly on the wall of our home over the last few months, you would have heard the following...and I realize some of these are super weird. Toddlers are weird. But this explains what it's like to live with two tiny … Continue reading What It’s Like Parenting Twin Toddlers…In Our Own Words

Busy Moms Cook Once and Eat Twice: Creamy Italian Chicken

"If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world." ∼ J.R.R. Tolkien∼ I am a big fan of the idea of cooking one time and eating on that meal twice. We stay busy, and while I like to cook, it is nice to have some … Continue reading Busy Moms Cook Once and Eat Twice: Creamy Italian Chicken

Keeping the Tiny Drunks Alive

“Having children is like living in a frat house -- nobody sleeps, everything's broken, and there's a lot of throwing up.” ∼ Ray Romano ∼ I’ve heard the comparison before that babies learning to walk are very much like tiny drunk people. As I’ve watched my one year old girl become a walker (her brother … Continue reading Keeping the Tiny Drunks Alive

Slow Cooker Southwestern Chicken Soup

"The only time to eat diet food is while you're waiting for the steak to cook." ∼Julia Child∼ When dinner time rolls around, the last thing I want to do is spend over and hour preparing dinner while my twins yell at me from the baby gate that blocks off the kitchen. It stresses them … Continue reading Slow Cooker Southwestern Chicken Soup

Dear Husband…

"To be a good father and mother requires that the parents defer many of their own needs and desires in favor of the needs of their children. As a consequence of this sacrifice, conscientious parents develop a nobility of character and learn to put into practice the selfless truths taught by the Savior Himself." ∼ … Continue reading Dear Husband…