Tag: twins

How I Transitioned Into a Mom of Twins

How I Transitioned Into a Mom of Twins

Life is full of transitions and phases, this is how I handled my transition from mom of one baby to pregnant with twins.

What I learned when my 4 year old went on a trip, and I was home with just the twins

What I learned when my 4 year old went on a trip, and I was home with just the twins

Big sis went on a solo trip and I was home with her little sisters, the twins. I don’t have much experience taking care of two kids. Here is what I learned.

Finding time to get to know each of my kids

Finding time to get to know each of my kids

It’s important for me to spend quality solo time with each of my girls. The best way for me to do this is with solo weekend trips.

New baby, new love…bonding with each baby is different

New baby, new love…bonding with each baby is different

Feeling closer to one baby or another at first is not a good or bad thing; it’s just what it is. I will fully admit I bonded with my oldest daughter (a singleton) a lot earlier than I did with my twin daughters.

Living the “Perfect” life

Living the “Perfect” life

Who has a perfect life? What does a perfect life look like anyway? Living the “Pinterest Perfect” life is just too much pressure for me. Let’s focus on something more important…

One-upping and feeling like I’m back in high school

One-upping and feeling like I’m back in high school

I hate to admit it, but I lowered myself to “high school Michelle” and found myself in a conversation with someone I met for the first time and I was actively one-upping her.  I am embarrassed, but I must to let it out. The scene: […]

Follow your mama gut

Follow your mama gut

What is my mama gut? For me, it’s the feeling of knowing just what to do with my daughters in a given situation. My mama gut has grown stronger every minute of the day since my oldest daughter was born. My gut’s guidance is strong […]

How long is a full term pregnancy?  40 weeks

How long is a full term pregnancy? 40 weeks

How long do you want to be pregnant? When I was pregnant with my first daughter, I thought a full-term pregnancy was 36 weeks because pregnancies last for 9 months right? I was 100% WRONG. How long do you want to be pregnant? Ideally, 40 weeks, and our babies need as much time in the womb as possible to grow and develop.

Skinny bitch: Passing judgment and making assumptions is a waste of energy

Skinny bitch: Passing judgment and making assumptions is a waste of energy

My mind is guilty of jumping to conclusions, passing judgment and making assumptions. How often do you see someone who is pretty and thin and think skinny bitch? What has this woman done to warrant such a moniker from me – exist in my presence? I’m going to invest my thoughts and energy on the people who matter in my life…

Setting Parenting Expectations: How to make parenting less stressful

Setting Parenting Expectations: How to make parenting less stressful

I often hear, “Well you are lucky, you have easy kids.” I think there’s more to it than luck, it’s where I set my expectations and I look for the positive in every situation. I also try to tune in to what my kids needs are and what they are trying to communicate. Every baby has their own way of telling you what they want and what works for them.

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