Thoughtful. This is the word I try to reinforce with my husband for every holiday/birthday/occasion that calls for a gift. We can’t afford to spend a lot of money on gifts for each other (think of how much formula those earrings could have paid for!) so thoughtful (& inexpensive) is the rule in our house. But rarely do husbands sit down and put 30 minutes of thought into a gift (…or maybe that’s just my husband). And then of course, by the time… Read more »


I’ve been looking forward to celebrating the twins’ “first” of every holiday this year, and initiating traditions with each one. Just like my mom did for me, I plan to hide their Easter baskets the night before and send them searching around the house on Easter morning for them. Of course, this year I will be hiding the baskets in plain sight, right in front of the babies’ cribs because they are only crawling about an inch at a time… Read more »