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Jen
Southern California
Twin mom, enthusiastic explorer, infertility survivor and shimmy queen
Interests: Travel, wine, dance, photography, hiking, writing, modernism and all things retro, Vespas, biking, modern/pop art, and so much more!
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Confession: as a first-time mom registering for baby stuff, I was completely clueless. I had no idea what many of the items even were, let alone which ones would be necessary for everyday life with two babies. But after lurking around a bunch of message boards, obsessively reading Amazon and... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2016 at Trails With Two
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If the first time you get mom shamed in public is a rite of passage, I guess I’ve earned another badge as a new mom. (Yay?) Recently, I took our little Rockstar for a not-so-fun medical procedure. After it was over, Rockstar was inconsolable—he was screaming like an adorable little banshee, and even the bottle of breastmilk I had at the ready wasn’t going to soothe him. I tried everything I could think of to calm him down (offering his pacifier, snuggling him, giving the bottle), but nothing would work. Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2016 at Trails With Two
For the last seven years, I've been lucky enough to serve as a volunteer talent escort for the Golden Globes. It's always one of the highlights of my year—from party crashing afterward to snagging a gift bag to the rare chance to dress up in formalwear. But this year, it... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2016 at Trails With Two
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One look at my twins’ nursery leaves little doubt as to my serious case of wanderlust. Our Etsy-sourced mobile features maps in the shape of planes and clouds, and the walls bear retro travel prints of places like Palm Springs, Morro Bay and Temecula (all special places for me and... Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2016 at Trails With Two
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Joe and I in Big Bear, in happier times! I’m not one of those people who obsessively plans her life. (The “Where do you want to be in five years?” question has always stumped me in interviews.) But after Joe and I got married in 2011, our plan seemed clear.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 19, 2016 at Trails With Two
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