Month: March 2012

OH NO! Don’t play with the poop!

Yes, you guessed it by the title.  Yesterday was my first experience with a child playing in their own poop.  Gross.  And you know what made it worse?  I had a semi-unexpected visitor show up at my door before I figured this out.  Let's start at the beginning. I sleep in with my girls nearly … Continue reading OH NO! Don’t play with the poop!

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We survived the rainy week with a little bit of paint, a library, and a lot of welcoming friends

When I looked at the forecast at the beginning of this week, all I saw was rain, rain and more rain.  I was a little afraid my girls (and I!) were going to get tired of being inside, but in the end it was one of our busiest weeks! Monday came and it rained all … Continue reading We survived the rainy week with a little bit of paint, a library, and a lot of welcoming friends

How we survived newborn twins: Part 2

Besides having lots help those first few months, my husband and I had a few other things that helped us survive our newborn twins. Here's a short list: Survival Tip #1: Find the humor in any situation.  Haven't showered in half a week?  Crack a joke about how the girls' diapers smell better than you. … Continue reading How we survived newborn twins: Part 2

How we survived twin newborns: Part 1

Never EVER, turn down help! We wanted to spend the first few days by ourselves with our new babies.  No help. Towards the end of my pregnancy my husband and I decided we wanted to have the first few days at home with the babies by ourselves.  Looking back, I can see how insane this … Continue reading How we survived twin newborns: Part 1

Green poop and other fun dinner conversations

Poop. Puke. Snot. Three words that I used to whisper because I was too embarrassed to talk about them.  And I NEVER held entire conversations about them.  ESPECIALLY over dinner!  That was just unheard of! And then it happened.  I became a parent.  And instantly, not only did these bodily functions become topics of many … Continue reading Green poop and other fun dinner conversations