• Hi, my name is Hollie.

    I go by Mama lately but not too long ago I went by Hollie. I was a whole entire person all on my own and I wasn’t just “this girl I know that had twins”. In fairness, having twins very…

  • The “By Myself Book Club”: September Edition

    I love the idea of a book club but the pressure of reading at the same pace as a group stresses me out. So, I’m going to do all the book club things – just by myself. Basically it will…

  • Not Another Mom Blog.

    Buckle up folks, it’s about to go off the rails here! So, when I became a mom…or, wait…back up.  When I found out I was pregnant everything changed.  Two pink lines can change a lot more than I ever expected.…

  • Raising Babies in the Selfie Era

    Hi friends! Recently I was participating in the infinity scroll of Instagram and I stumbled upon a post by Jenny Mollen a writer and mom of two. She wrote an article for Parents Magazine about how not too long ago…

  • Peaks and Valleys

    Yikes, it’s been a minute since I wrote a post I’m just now realizing! Why did no fellow moms warn me that once the boys started walking my amount of spare time would plummet into oblivion? (That’s a pure lie.…

  • “How Homesense Ruined My Day” & Other Stuff

    Hello internet, welcome back to another journey into the mind of a 20 something mom of twins. It’s messy in here. Here’s some things we’ve been up to lately: The twins started walking. They’re not very good at it (yet)…

  • Mom & Dad Escaped

    Hi friends! Long time no chat! We went away on our first ever holiday since the twins were born this past week and to say it was a rollercoaster of feels would be an understatement. Prior to this I hadn’t…

  • I want…

    I want them to sleep but I want them to be awake so I can play with them longer. I want them to grow up but I also want to freeze time while they’re still so precious and small. I…

  • The Wizard of Oz (aka Parenthood)

    This will probably (definitely) be the dumbest thing I’ve written but stick with me because I promise it almost certainly will not be worth it. I have a lot of friends expecting babies right now and it’s really made me…

  • The First Year With Twins: A Survival Guide

    Hi friends! Apologies for the long gap between posts, I’ve missed you all greatly. A few days ago our boys turned one and to say we’ve been reeling from how absurd that seems is an understatement! How did we get…