Quick! Someone hand me a bottle of wine. I have officially entered the Terrible Twos (albeit six months early). These are actual reasons why my twins have thrown temper tantrums in the last month: 1) I took her trick-or-treating. Then people dared to put candy in her bucket. 2) I gave her sister medicine and not […]Read more "Toddler Tantrums (Part 1)"
It’s possible to destroy an entire room with a single teething biscuit. A 20 minute poo is a luxury. Reading a book to your kid that you haven’t already read ten million times makes you feel like you’ve won the lottery. Being a mom is all about reheating your cup of coffee over and over […]Read more "10 Things Parenthood Has Taught Me…"
Hello everyone. I do apologise for my long absence. I have a legitimate excuse. My twins are now mobile! Do you know what that means? It means that not only am I having to constantly run after them, but I’m faced with the dilemma of who to run after first. Because they can’t just keep […]Read more "Why I’ve been MIA"
What is it about motherhood that has me wanting to break out in song to Alanis Morrisette’s “Ironic?” Lately I notice ironies everywhere. For example: – I’ve never felt so lonely before, yet I’m never alone (not even when I go to the toilet!). – The days are long, but the months fly by. – […]Read more "The Ironies of Parenthood"
Pregnancy cravings are overrated. They’re like the measly ripples before the actual tsunami hits. And by tsunami I mean Breastfeeding Hunger. Sure, I had cravings when I was pregnant. In fact, I spent my entire pregnancy devouring watermelon, much to my Asian mother’s dismay. (There’s a superstition that eating “cool foods” like watermelon during pregnancy […]Read more "The (Breastfeeding) Hunger Games"
Image via http://www.clipartpanda.com I am mom Mom not calm. Not-calm-mom For sleep long gone. That not-calm-mom! That not-calm-mom! No one likes cranky, sleep-deprived-mom! Would you sleep here or there? Yes, I would sleep here or there. Right now I’d sleep anywhere! Would you sleep standing up? Would you sleep as you weep into your coffee […]Read more "An Ode to Sleep (Dr. Seuss- Style)"