There seems to be a movement back towards a more natural lifestyle. Natural foods raised organically, non-genetically modified foods, essential oils instead of antibiotics. There has even been a movement back towards medication-free child birthing because it is more "natural." Well, I've had a delivery with an epidural, and then one without. And let me … Continue reading Natural Childbirth. I NEVER want to do that again.
It has been awhile (about a year!) since I blogged. I stopped writing since I wasn't feeling the best - I had "morning sickness" all day long. And then I just got lazy. 🙂 We welcomed our newest addition to our family on 12-12-2012, a joyous occasion! Josephine is a sweet and easy-going baby, though … Continue reading 45 Simple Things that Make my Children Smile
I love the stage my twins are in right now. They are learning so much, they love to imitate, and they are learning how to interact with others. These past couple weeks they have done a few things that I thought would be fun to share with you. A helping hand For Christmas the girls … Continue reading Cute/Funny things my children did this week
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!
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
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
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.