Monthly Archives: August 2011

Surviving the Playground with Mobile Multiples

As parents of multiples, it seems like we’re all guilty of some hypocrisy. In some pristine golden age with abundant time on our hands and no multiples underfoot, we judged a multiple parent. My guilty incident occurred when my singleton was 10 months old. She and I were at the monstrous and wildly fun O’Brien Park playground in Parker. The…

And They're Off!

I’ve waited for this day for more than six years. Really, since April 2005 when I found out I was pregnant with twins. Today was the day that not only my older daughter, but both my twin boys would be in school all day! The longest amount of consecutive free time to myself since my daughter’s birth eight years ago! Was my first day of freedom…

Fall 2011 Children’s Consignment Sale Round-up

Consignment sales are an easy—and frugal—way to stock up on kids’ necessities. …

Lookin' Good

Like any proud mama, I adore my kids. At three and just barely five, they are sweet and curious and oh so funny. But if someone wipes jelly or peanut butter or pudding or a booger on me ONE MORE TIME, I think I’m going to lose it.