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My dearest twin babies, Oh. My. God. Nearly 8 months into this gig as a twin pregnancy mother, I am still OhMyGoding, because it’s a little hard to wrap one’s head around the idea of twins. Of two babies at once. Of having hands and hearts full. Of doubling the number of children at one… Read More

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Here’s the truth.  I really suck at pregnancy. The first trimester was hard. I spent a lot of time lying horizontal on the couch, and at 5.00 pm every day, the waves of nausea would come. If I wasn’t already off my feet, they would have knocked me off them. This made cooking and eating terribly difficult. Which… Read More

Twins gender reveal

In case you haven’t heard (because I only told Facebook and Instagram), we found out last week the twins’ sexes. Yes, we’re expecting boy/ girl twins, and couldn’t be happier! (For the record, I’m 3 for 3 on ‘guessing’ all my kids’ sexes before confirmation – I’m never right about things usually) I’m now 18… Read More

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Announcing a pregnancy these days is like art. Creative photos involving your other children, spouse, maybe even your pets. Chalkboard walls, pretty props, balloons, maybe a cake or two. If one was really clever and had oodles of time, perhaps even a movie poster type thing, or a video of some kind, with an appropriate… Read More

A photography project

Through The Lens Thursday is a one-year photography project, where every week, my project partner, Greta of GFunkified and I, will post a picture (or pictures) we have taken based on a prompt. Our hope is that together, we can teach and learn from each other, stay accountable to our goal of improving our skills, and hopefully, be… Read More

Listicles, I’m playing again! Hi Stasha, long time no see! Just Jennifer suggested we list 10 reasons why we should or should not have more kids. As you know, we decided to go the way of more is more, when it comes to children! With no disservice to my darling Monkey (y’all know I’m crazy mad… Read More

“Hello!” “Did you hear?” “I’m going to be a BIG BROTHER!!” “Mama says the baby will be here in early May.” “I cannot wait!” Me neither. Taking guesses on whether it’d be a boy or a girl. No prizes for the right answer. For the record, I don’t know yet, nor do I have an… Read More

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