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!
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
They say we aren't supposed to compare our kids. Who the fuck is they any way? The internet? The mom's who panic at dr google? You know, web MD says comparing your kids to other kids causes cancer! Is it some one who wrote a book? Well.. I write a blog, that makes me just … Continue reading I’m gonna break another rule; comparing my children.
I'm juggling 6 month old identical girls and an 8 year old with strep. Girls go to sleep by 8. Now that my husband is off the farm he rocks them to sleep after they nurse. Some times they scream for a minute and we take it from there. So 8 pm rolls around and … Continue reading Some times it’s hard, but I always try to stay mindful of how amazing this journey is.
When I first met my husband I was a single working mom. He bought me a crock pot. I told him not to. I'd never use it. and I didn't. Now this man, this man loves his slow cooker. He insists on having two of them upstairs (that doesn't even tell you how many are … Continue reading Five minute pot roast. 30 second stew.
I'm six months into this twinning adventure. I'm used to the barrage of "double trouble," "you've got your hands full," "it must be so hard". And I always answer back, "my hands are full but my heart is fuller".. or more commonly, "It's just like having one baby, only every thing takes longer. " ..... Was … Continue reading Finally got some help…. I now realize how hard this is.
Food before one is just for fun is a cute phrase, but it isn't true at all. A while back I made a blog post about my very small babies and our breast feeding journey. It was right before five months. If we had lasted this long successfully nursing, then why on earth would the … Continue reading Food before one is just for fun. Except when it isn’t.