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 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
Yeah. Sleep. Sleep was glorious. Dad used to sleep when I was pregnant. I on the other hand, did not. I think I might have a full nights sleep scheduled when my tits stop crying myself awake. So at this point (9 months out) I NEED my girls with me to sleep. Or I have … Continue reading When the fuck will I sleep again? a how to guide (for every parent)
Dear beautiful sister. I love you so much. I love holding your hand. But just look at your sister. She doesn't get the same amount of time as you do. Dear beautiful daughter, I wouldn't give up the time with you for any thing, but I need to love your sister. Dear beautiful explorer, I … Continue reading Dear beautiful sister. Let me fucking play with your sister
And some times every one is going to cry. Very often a main concern of new moms of twins is that they don't know how to handle two crying babies! The fear of a crying baby is a very real thing, don't get me wrong. But having twins means you need to ground yourself from … Continue reading A tale of twins. Some one is going to cry
It's no secret. We can't go any where or do any fucking thing with out some kind of attention. Even if it's the same old store, with the same people. They still have to stop you. And god forbid you leave the babes at home, and then get scolded by every person who recognizes you. … Continue reading I’m going to be as obnoxious as the people who bombard me