Mindfullness, Perspective, intrusive thoughts, intrusive people, and your changing world. Some of these words we hear more than others. But a trip to the grocery store left me truly pondering these things. And as I went about my day, and all it's frustrations with teething, snotty, blue berry shit filled twins, I was reminded of these … Continue reading Mindfullness, Perspective, and dealing with our lives.
Oh my god! Have you looked outside? It's hiking season! And if it isn't hiking season where you are, it will be soon! The photo is my first hike of the season! And that is my son and husband. Where are the babies? I am wearing them of course! And that makes all the difference. … Continue reading A practical guide to escaping the house with your (young) twins!
As any one who follows my blog knows, I thrive on being unstoppable. I love being able to do any thing and every thing. I love arguing with strangers about how I'm not tired because I have TWO babies. In fact, the one time I felt stopped by any thing it was the cold. Negative … Continue reading When it wasn’t normal tired mom syndrome….
I have often found this to be true; pretending to be the person I want my kids to see. The person I want my kids to be. Has made me grow into the person I want to be.
Did you know you can get a handicapped placard for being pregnant with multiples? Well, the great news is, you can. The bad news is, for some of us, that's a hard pill to swallow. I know for me, it was. With my singleton pregnancy I was one tough cookie. I worked until I was … Continue reading The Handicapped placard
Did you know "they" say you are supposed to try some thing your babies don't like 12 times before giving up? I mean, apparently you are. I read it online like 50 different times, so I can't tell you who "they" are, just that a lot of parents have apparently read this fact. Now, I'm … Continue reading A how to guide to get your toddlers to eat veggies… Or not, because they are effin’ toddlers.
.....and more so, when the FUCK am I supposed to stop cursing??? Don't be swayed by the photo, in no way am I advocating hitting your child with a spoon! The spoon comes from my son. From the ages of 4-6 he used to grab spoons at stores and ask me to try it … Continue reading How the eff am I supposed to handle twins hurting each other????
As moms we are prepared. We might not always have a fresh diaper on us in the store. But we have diapers, wipes, sunscreen, five pairs of clothes, and every thing down to a single serving of laundry detergent in out diaper bags in the car. Or at least I do. One thing I don't … Continue reading My new strange obsession…
With my singleton I was trapped, I was depressed, I was happy to spend time with him and he was the light of my life, but I was losing myself and my mind. Every day my son had to go to sleep from noon to three. I was afraid of breast feeding in public. I … Continue reading I once drove myself crazy with imaginary rules. Having twins fixed it.
Parenting is one of the hardest things to do with another person. Let alone actually agree on all the ways to raise your children together. So what do you do when you don't agree on some thing? What things really matter? I was always told that children and money were the leading causes for divorce, … Continue reading Do you have to honor ALL of your significant others parenting wishes?
Says the person who has time to take for herself. And yeah, I have that time part of the year. But I sure don't have it now, now that my husband is on the farm. And yes, that means he actually on a farm for 16 hours a day. I haven't been to the dentist in 14 … Continue reading You have to take time for yourself