Category Archives: Money and Finance

What Having Twins Has Taught Me

They say hindsight is 20/20. This is especially obvious to me, a mom of multiples. As my twins are rapidly approaching their twentieth birthday—almost full-grown men—I look back at their lives with a sense of awe and admiration. But I also reflect on my time as their mother (at times, a bit too critically) and see […]

When Twins Learn to Drive: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

My fraternal twin sons recently got their drivers’ licenses. While they are overjoyed at the prospect of hitting the Open Road without Mom or Dad, I’m less than enthusiastic. Living in a major metropolitan city, driving here is downright dangerous and I’m always worried whenever they head out. I know that every parent frets over […]

Best Christmas Toys for Twins

It may only be October but Christmas commercials are slowly permeating the airwaves, and even Costco has nixed the summer patio furniture in favor of wrapping paper, strings of colorful LED lights, and rows and rows of gift baskets. Yes, the holidays are right around the corner, and this year I swear I’m going to […]

Mom on a Mission: Finding the Ultimate Car for a Family with Twins

So a few weeks ago I visited the LA Auto Show in search of a new family car. As my twins are now teenagers, and their singleton brother is close on their heels, our mid-sized family sedan just isn’t cutting it anymore. The biggest complaint? The backseat leg room is quickly shrinking. The twin stuck in the middle not only gets “the […]