Meet Emily, mom to 3 year old twins Lucie & Charlotte with baby number 3 on the way! She likes to cook, watches too much HGTV, and loves fashion -- although lately she is focusing that love of fashion on matching outfits for her girls while she wears yoga pants. Emily has quickly realized that becoming a stay-at-home mom doesn't magically make you a super mom with a perfectly decorated house that cooks gourmet meals all the time -- but she is embracing the chaos and hoping to share some of the hilarious craziness that is raising twins with you!

How to Survive the First Trimester

I am pregnant! I just hit the 22-week mark and have emerged from the fog of the first trimester. This pregnancy has been different from my first pregnancy. Maybe it’s because I’m a few...

Yup, I’m THAT Mom

I'm a big fan of humor; there is nothing better in the world than laughing those big belly laughs that make tears stream down your cheeks. I've also adopted self-deprecating humor as a way...

Out of the Mom Fog: Finding Myself Again

And then it hit me: It's like I have been in a coma for 2+ years. OK that's dramatic - and I don't mean it in a bad way! It's not like I've been living under a rock or anything. But for the last 2+ years it's like my brain was so overwhelmed with taking care of two tiny, needy, little people that it couldn't fathom doing anything else for myself. And I truly didn't want to be doing anything else. I wasn't resentful and I didn't feel like I was missing anything. But now that the fog is lifting, I realize that I did miss the old me. She was pretty fun!

The Nap Time Style of Parenting

I love being a mom. Seeing my two squishy tiny babies grow into smart and spunky toddlers is amazing -- I wouldn't trade it for the world. But I also love nap time. I...

Finding My Mom Village

Before having kids, I thought the saying "It takes a village to raise a child" was a nice idea and sounded cute, but I didn't think it would really apply to me. Don't get me wrong,...
Falling In Love With My House: Revealed Home Staging and Redesign | Duluth Moms Blog

Falling In Love With My House: Revealed Home Staging and Redesign {Sponsored Post}

I moved into this house 6-months ago. I unpacked. I got a new area rug and a new couch. And thats it! No painting. No decorating. Only 1 picture hung (and only because the...

Over the River and Through the Woods

Newsflash: Traveling with kids is not easy.  I just returned from a 10 day trip to visit family in NY, CT, MA, and NJ with my husband and 17-month old twins, and I feel...

My Wild New Mom-Hobby: Couponing

It's 8pm. My kids are asleep.  The kitchen is (mostly) clean. I've been looking forward to this since the mail came. It's time for me to sit down at the computer and work on...

The Double Cart

Two months ago I was lucky enough to become a stay at home mom! So obviously I am going to be the perfect mom now. We are going to do art projects and educational...