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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

Why Don’t You…..

in Life 66 comments
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Stop. Stop for a few minutes every few hours to just be. Breathe. Think. Sit. Stand. Look in the distance. Experience some quiet, inside and out. Close your eyes. Let your brain rest. Looking after yourself in small ways, pay off in the long run. I do this every day, in the midst of parenting… Read More

I Am A Good Mother

in Motherhood 55 comments
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Lest you think I've gone and grown a big head, let me preface this post by directing you to this post written by Elaine at The Miss Elaine-ous Life. Too often, we are quick to tell ourselves how we suck as a mother. Sure, there are days when we DO suck, and we want to… Read More

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I turned 38.  When I was 25, 38 seemed old. It seemed far away, and almost like a hurdle to all the things I wanted to do with my life. At 25, I had plans to travel the world, meet interesting people, have experiences that would change my life perspective (such as running with bulls… Read More

Once Upon A Time

in Humor, Life 66 comments
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Once upon a time, I could write four or five blog posts in one sitting, and have them scheduled out over a couple of weeks. Now, on Mondays, I realize at 5.00pm that I have no post written or scheduled, and I take photos for my weekly photography project, mere hours before my Thursday is… Read More

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