The other night was probably the worst night I've ever faced since becoming a parent. When I say it was the worst, I may even be downplaying the description of how this night went down. After surviving the first few months of newborn madness and round-the-clock feedings and diaper changes to two infants, we began … Continue reading Stripped
Any new mommy's worst fear is that their babies will get sick. Until now, we've been fortunate enough not to experience this. Mommy brought the germies into the house. After 9 months, the most gruelling days have arrived. Both babies are sick for the first time. UGH! I'm not talking about a little sniffle and a wee … Continue reading Snot Pretty
I don't know much about babies, but mine seem to get bored easily. In the daily debate of who gets to do what, their restlessness is a constant counter to my laziness and always is the winning argument. While circulating through the same routine every day, they never last more than 15 minutes on an activity before … Continue reading Baby, It’s Cold Outside
"Wow. Twins. How do you DO it?" Somehow having twins makes you really popular and you make lots of new, random street friends with lots of opinions. Aside from the opinions no mother wants about simply raising one child, you get double the input with twins. I'm asked many repetitive questions about #twinlife, like "Are they … Continue reading Just Do It
People always share with us how lucky we are to have twins. Lucky. Sure, some days I do have moments when I'll feel that way and think, "Man, am I ever glad I only had to be pregnant once." But, I know when people say this they see it as a blessing that we were … Continue reading Twinsanity
This morning I woke up at 7 am to a symphony of high-pitched squeals and incoherent babbling. This is the hour my girls usually decide to seize the day. For me, I groggily and reluctantly peel myself out of bed, put on my glasses, and greet the girls. Some of you may be thinking, “7am! … Continue reading Early Mornings
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