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…"
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"
As an introvert, I often feel misunderstood. Contrary to popular belief, being introverted does not necessarily equate to being shy or antisocial (although I do admit to being awkward!). By definition, being introverted simply means that I am energized by being alone. I crave solitude and time to reflect. I sometimes avoid social situations because […]Read more "The Dilemma of Being an Introverted Twin Mom"
When I was pregnant I felt very overwhelmed with all the stuff I needed to buy for the twins’ arrival. I wished there was someone to guide me. So I’ve decided to put together this checklist in the hopes of helping other moms-to-be. It’s tailored for twins, but I’m fairly confident that parents of singletons will […]Read more "Twins Baby Registry Checklist"