There are so many days when staying at home is a joy. And there some days when I just feel alone and isolated. I say this not to complain about staying at home with my children, which I love, but to acknowledge and share something that I feel is missing in our society. Awhile back, … Continue reading Thirsting for community
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
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.