Holly Becker | 2009 November
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November, 2009

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    November 24, 2009
    by Holly Becker

    Mila and I had a Girls Night Out last week. I know that doesn’t sound like much, but it’s actually a big deal at my house. My twins have never had much one-on-one time with Mom or Dad. Mila and Eli came into the world together, and aside from naptime and bedtime, they are with each other nearly all the time. Because of this, [...]

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    November 20, 2009
    by Holly Becker

    Sometimes even a parent can learn something from preschool. Recently I learned how to make play dough and also how NOT to make play dough. When I picked up my twins from preschool, I saw a note the teacher posted outside the door requesting volunteers to make play dough for the class. The note included a recipe, and it seemed quite easy (only 6 [...]

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    November 11, 2009
    by Holly Becker

    Last weekend I went to Wal-Mart with Mark and the kids. Trust me. You’ll want to read this. All great stories follow a sentence about going to Wal-Mart. Our quick stop (or what should have been a quick stop) into Wal-Mart turned ugly. Mark and I made an unwise decision NOT to detour the toy aisle. Eli quickly spotted some cars from the Disney [...]

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    November 10, 2009
    by Holly Becker

    Some days don’t turn out quite the way you picture them. That was the case this Halloween. I pictured an evening trick-or-treating with friends….smiles, laughter…basically a scene from a Hallmark commercial. With children though, there’s always a risk of a wild card. This time the wild card came in the form of surprise fevers on Halloween afternoon. I’m blaming my mystery neighbor for [...]