Author Archives: Karyn Cole

Karyn Cole is the lucky mom of 2-year-old girl/boy twins, Mia and Miles. After teaching elementary school for over 15 years, she now spends her days trying to enrich her class of two and organizing the chaos that is her household. After bedtime, she enjoys baking, crafting, and watching bad reality TV.

Motherhood: Identity vs Purpose

Is motherhood my purpose, my identity, or both? purpose (noun) something that one hopes or intends to accomplish identity (noun)…

The Underrated Milestones of Early Motherhood

When you are pregnant or have a newborn, there seem to be a million magical milestones you are waiting for…

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Here’s How I’m Going to Win at Elf-on-the-Shelfing this Year

Did you move your elf today?   Like most moms who choose to participate in this new Christmas tradition, I…

This Is Three

Since I have two three-year-old twins in my house, one of my favorite current hashtags is #thisisthree. Those simple words…

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Old-Fashioned Fall Fun at Partin Ranch

Stepping on to the grounds at Partin Ranch and Corn Maze is a bit like stepping back in time. It’s…

The Day I Flashed the Fed Ex Man

Picture this: sprinting down the street, clad only in a white bath towel, shampoo bubbles sliding from you hair down…

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Why We Love Sunday Funday

940 weekends. That is all you get with your kids. There are only 940 weekends from birth till they turn…

A Lighthearted Look at a Hurricane Evacuation

15 family members 6 adults, 9 kids 5 of those kids 3 and under 2 sets of twins 1 snoring…

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A Mom’s Guide To Football Season

It’s almost fall here in the south, and while it’s still over 90 degrees and our leaves never change color,…

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My Twins Are Starting Preschool: Yahoo or Boo Hoo?

Despite the sweltering temperatures and the piles of beach sand on our minivan’s floor, back-to-school season is just around the…