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
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
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.
I had a few minutes to leaf through my journal and read back through some of my reflections over the last year. It truly is amazing, not only to see your babies grow right before your eyes, but just as astonishing is to see how much you've grown as a mother and a person. When … Continue reading What I Wish I Knew About Being a Mom to Twins Before I Became One
Winter is coming and I can't complain because the girls are 9 months old and this is the first time they've gotten sick. And by sick, I mean the common seasonal cold. A few days ago, the girls woke up with stuffy noises and sounded like little Peppa the Pigs when they would breathe in. … Continue reading Fighting Through our First Seasonal Colds
There is no denying that sleep training sucks, but in my opinion, it is a critical and necessary step to survive the first year with twins. Let me explain, and rewind to the beginning. It took three months, but I had eventually figured out a system to feed two babies on my own, burp them … Continue reading Sleep Training
I'm the first to admit that cooking is not one of my favourite pass times. In fact, I hate it. The kitchen has always been a place of intimidation for me. Don't get me wrong - I am just as much a foodie as the next person and when I say that I love food, … Continue reading Baked Chicken, Sweet Potato & Quinoa Puree