revamping date night saved us a small fortune


It had been a minute since my husband and I had a “real” date night—you know, the kind where you scramble to find a sitter, get dressed up, and eat fancy food. He’d been traveling a bunch for work and we were both just swamped. But we finally found a free Saturday and got to work.

First, we had to find a babysitter. Sure, there’s an app for that but we’ve had more luck going the personal route. We luckily secured one of the three people in our posse, which is no easy feat.

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the unexpected isolation of having twins


Earlier this week, I did the daycare pick up by myself, and I was stressed the whole way over. I wasn’t sure if I’d be able to find a parking spot, and then I couldn’t quite figure out how I was going to get the (non-walking) twins into the car. I’d likely have to park across the street and then, what do I do about the 16 steps that lead up to the daycare entrance?

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