My scar, which is incredibly small, yet still a little numb, is a constant reminder, so while I'm thinking about it I thought I'd share some "lessons learned" from my C-section. I went in for a routine ultrasound at 32 weeks pregnant with twins and BAM, the next thing I know I was tossed into the Labor & Delivery ward, pumped up with steroids for two days, and gave birth on … [Read more...] about 5 Tips for Surviving a C-Section
At almost 6 months, my little munchkins are pretty understanding of the "Mommy needs sleep!" concept, which I am extremely thankful for. Recently, they've been sleeping 9 to even 11 hours in a row. I'm wishing I had a little more wood handy to knock on at the moment - oh wait, we have wood floors! Pardon me for just one minute. Stomp, stomp, stomp. I'm clearly … [Read more...] about A Mom’s View: How to Get Your Babies to Sleep at Night
There, I said it! Up until recently, I was thoroughly convinced that my kids were the most perfect, well-behaved twins on the planet. At 5 1/2 months, I considered myself one of the luckiest moms ever! I mean... they are perfect, and I love them to death, but sometimes they make me want to pull my hair out, which doesn't seem like such a bad idea, especially when I find … [Read more...] about My Son is a pacifier addict!
What do potatoes, grocery carts, cell phones, elective chest enlargement surgery, and wine bottles have to do with raising twins? Find out in this 10-part test. Part 1: Tie one hand around your back for a day. Or, at the very least, tuck one arm into your shirtsleeve. Do not remove it for any reason. Make your morning coffee, do laundry, feed the dog, go through the mail, … [Read more...] about Are You Ready For Twins? Take This Parenting Test!
After several months of taking care of the twins, working, and trying to maintain the house to such a degree that at least the dog hair was picked up and the toilets were clean, I finally gave up. I'm stubborn, but even Super Girl has her limits. We finally hired a nanny to come in from 8am-12pm two days a week. After her first day, I suspected that we had found some sort of … [Read more...] about Fairy Poppins