Claire & Olivia’s Birth Story

Today, my babies, Claire and Olivia turn a year old.  A full year old. So, it only seems appropriate (and nostalgic) to write a post about the day they came into this beautiful crazy world. We were scheduled for a C-Section on February 14th (yes, Valentine's Day!) at 6am.  Baby A (the baby closest to … Continue reading Claire & Olivia’s Birth Story

Salmon Surprise

For this week's #babyfoodiefriday I decided to get a little adventurous and try making the girls the Salmon Surprise from Annabel Karmel's Top 100 Baby Purees.  This will be the first time the girls are having any kind of fish. To start, I sent my husband to the grocery store to pick up wild fresh salmon.  Unfortunately, … Continue reading Salmon Surprise

Chicken Thigh with Leek, Carrot & Pea Puree

I've mentioned before how I am a Klutz in the Kitchen but not only am I klutz, I also lack all creativity and imagination in the kitchen.  So, when I was gifted Annabel Karmel's book Top 100 Baby Purees,  I couldn't have been more excited to bite my teeth into some of these recipes.   … Continue reading Chicken Thigh with Leek, Carrot & Pea Puree

How I Got My Twins to Sleep Through the Night (and Nap During the Day)

Sleep.  Oh how I love thee.  The first three months with our twins, sleep took a back seat so that we could just get through each day and survive life with two. Our main priority was to ensure that the babies were gaining weight, and learning how to best soothe them.  It was only once … Continue reading How I Got My Twins to Sleep Through the Night (and Nap During the Day)

13 Raw and Really Funny Everyday Thoughts from a Twin Mom

Ask any Mom or Dad and they will tell you that parenting is the most rewarding and exhausting thing they've ever under taken.  Now imagine twice the number of diaper changes, two different personalities and a house packed with baby gear (times two) and that might give you some indication of what my day is … Continue reading 13 Raw and Really Funny Everyday Thoughts from a Twin Mom

My Bed Rest Survival Schedule

At 27 weeks pregnant, I was put on strict medical bed rest.  This meant no standing on my feet for more than 15 minutes in an hour and no sitting (with feet flat on the floor) for longer than 30 minutes.  I had to keep my feet up and pelvic pointing away from the floor. … Continue reading My Bed Rest Survival Schedule

To My Mom, I Get It Now.

I can still hear you telling me “one day when you’re a mother, you will understand”.  I never quite understood what you meant by this, so I shrugged it off.  But, Mom, I get it now. I understand the pain a mother will feel when her child is crying from a tummy ache and there … Continue reading To My Mom, I Get It Now.