Requirements for Motherhood I Wish I Had Known in Advance

During my pregnancy, I complained about lost brain cells and how relieved I would be to regain them once my twins were born. The experienced mothers fell to the floor in collective hysteria. My identical twin boys are now nine, and I realize the brain cells aren’t coming back. But I do have enough mental capacity to list a few qualities for…

Robotics Cubed: Building Engineers Real Young

Robotics technology for kids used to mean Erector sets or remote control R2-D2 figures. Today, children experience Cubelets from Boulder-based Modular Robotics…

Mommy & Me (Times Two)

As a stay-at-home mother of energetic 3-year-old twin boys, the discovery of “Mommy and Me” classes made me happier than non-chafe nursing pads. It meant getting out of a house so baby-proofed I couldn’t watch my own TV, and the boys would get exercise. …

Smooth Operations or Wild Animals?

My twin boys have been fascinated by pretty girls since they could wave from their double stroller. But as a mom who grew up with only one sister, I have zero experience with handling little boys who notice pretty women and recruit their own babysitters…