Since birth, Layla has always been the more energetic and impatient of the twins. Katherine seems to be more patient to watch and observe. Layla learned to walk first because she was so impatient and just wanted to go, go, go!! I always assumed that this meant she was more of our daredevil. But the … Continue reading Stop playing chicken with the vacuum cleaner!
Month: January 2012
Yesterday was a beautiful, unusually warm day for January. Sixty degrees! So I loaded the girls up in the stroller and we took a nice walk to the local park and watched the ducks. When we got back, it was still so nice I didn't feel like starting supper so I let the girls run … Continue reading Chasing Bubbles
Today started out great. Girls were happy this morning and super cute. We were rocking out to toddler jams, like "If You're Happy and You Know It." Katherine actually stamped her feet for the first time ever. And then, partway through lunch, it all switched from 🙂 to WAH! Got the girls down for a … Continue reading Thank God for good fathers
This week I was trying to get supper in the oven and my twin girls, who are almost 18 months old had different plans. I gave them both some Cheerios in a bowl and turned my back to them to work at the counter. Pretty soon I heard, "More, more!" I went to toss some … Continue reading No more Cheerios until you eat the ones on the floor!
Mom? Or Housekeeper? This is a question I battle with every day - I want to be successful at both. I want a house like what you see in the magazines where everything is spotless. Who am I kidding? I'd be ok with a floor that doesn't have the perpetual cracker crumbs that are always … Continue reading Housework never gets done until guests are expected.