“If you want to make the God laugh, tell him about your plans” (an old joke/proverb) So, what is this blog about? First, let’s start with an introduction – I am “the Mum”. And yes, I do have other roles. I am also “the Wife”, I have a temporary abandoned career in academia and… Continue reading What is this blog about?
Hello Blog. Hello readers. It’s really been a while. Guess what I have been doing? Yeap, you are right – night feeds, days feeds, nappy changes and all the usual twin-care. and for some reason the last few months have been even more hectic than usual. Funny, I remember the first few weeks with the… Continue reading Back in action
Parents will probably know – it is school holidays time now. Since I’m temporary at home now with our twin babies I surely should be excited about spending quality time with my five year old as well. Well, I am excited. Since we cannot really afford a school holiday program this year what choice do… Continue reading Reinventing the… mailbox
On Saturday we were going to have a nice family dinner to celebrate the arrival of my brother’s new son. My parents were coming over for dinner, we were going to reach my brother on skype, I was making some gourmet burgers and a chocolate cake for dessert, everything was meant to be super nice.… Continue reading One butter-glazed woman for dessert
The morning didn’t start very well. I have not slept much last night. At 11:30pm I was still preparing lunch for the next day, at 4am the babies have already woken up for a feed, and in between I had too many thoughts in my head to sleep properly, about a potential new job prospect,… Continue reading An ode to friends
It was a stressful day. Already third one in a row actually. My older daughter is home during the school holidays, and I want to spend quality time with her – except that our 5 month olds (the twinnies) are being hard, refuse to sleep properly, and are very needy and fussy. By the end… Continue reading A bit of relax time tonight…
Hi all. One of the most overwhelming things in our twin journey was baby gear. What to buy. What not to buy. What’s ok secondhand, and what you must have new. With several children finances become even more of an issue, and yet twin gear appears to come with astonishing price (at least in New… Continue reading Product reviews: breast pumps
Tandem breastfeeding seems to be the golden standard for the twins. In theory it does make sense. Parenting books for multiples will tell you that synchronising your babies routines as soon as possible is one of the most important goals for the first few months. If one baby eats – the other must eat, even… Continue reading Tandem feeding the twins: our story