The Lies All Moms Tell Themselves on The First Day Back to School

Honesty is the best policy—unless you’re trying to comfort yourself amidst the madness of back-to-school. Moms are the worst offenders because we’ll assure ourselves of pretty much anything in order to check something off of our To Do Lists. We are the planet’s biggest optimists until the first day of school is actually happening, because […]


How Babyproofing A House is Different When You Have Twins

Babyproofing, like parenting, it’s one of those things that sounds easy in theory but proves to be a little harder in practice. It’s not so much the act of creating safer spaces that is difficult but rather the realization that danger lurks around nearly every corner when you have little ones. Once your baby is […]


Four Reasons I Love My Minivan

Before I became a mom, I swore I would never drive a minivan. After I became a mom, I still swore I would never drive a minivan, and for the first few years, I didn’t. I didn’t need to. I had one small child who fit compactly in the backseat of the silver Subaru Impreza […]

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What is Twin to Twin Transfusion Syndrome?

Everyone knows that there can be more risk involved with pregnancies involving multiples, but you may be less familiar with a rare disorder called Twin to Twin Transfusion Syndrome (TTTS), which can occur in identical twin (or higher multiples) pregnancies sharing the same placenta. If you are pregnant with identical twins, here is what you need […]