Mother’s Lurgy – When the plates start dropping!

Being a mum, or an adult, means there’s normally a lot going on. For me, I’ve always liked the analogy that you are spinning lots of different plates. Now when I imagine this analogy in my head each plate is a different size. Some are big as they take up a lot of your attentionContinue reading “Mother’s Lurgy – When the plates start dropping!”

Midweek Musings – How do you choose your pals?

When you’re a kid you choose your friends by what their favourite colour is. Or if they like the same flavour of haribo as you. My favourite dinosaur is a triceratops but I don’t ask potential new friends what there’s is! Well at least not the first time I meet them! However once we matureContinue reading “Midweek Musings – How do you choose your pals?”

Diastasis What Now? Trying To Get Fit After Twins

Diastasis recti abdominis is a separation of the rectus abdominal muscles at the linea alba. Physiopedia With my first pregnancy I was 28, pretty physically fit and carrying one baby. My recovery was pretty straight forward. With my second it wasn’t. When you’re told you’re carrying twins I don’t think many woman first think ‘ohContinue reading “Diastasis What Now? Trying To Get Fit After Twins”

Midweek Musings: When The Kids Are Away!

Recently I read an article on whether people enjoy time without their children or not. It got me thinking if people feel the same way that me and my husband do. Child free time for us is bloody exhilarating! I didn’t crave child free time so much when it was just one child I wasContinue reading “Midweek Musings: When The Kids Are Away!”

Midweek Musings: Mundane Mess

Mess. I live my life surrounded by mess. No matter how often I declutter or tidy the house, it is a midden at least 95% of the time. I understand that with three young children my house will never be Instagram perfect all of the time, but I do wonder how others seem to keepContinue reading “Midweek Musings: Mundane Mess”

The First Year with Twins (Part 1)

Just get through the first year, then it gets easier. These were the words we heard in twin antenatal classes. These were the words we were told once the twins were born. These were the words I repeated over and over again when I didn’t think I could cope any longer. And if you areContinue reading “The First Year with Twins (Part 1)”

My Twin Birth Story

Ever since I gave birth to the twins I have wanted to write my birth story. When I was pregnant I turned to the internet to find stories of a twin birth that didn’t scare the living daylights out of me. There were hardly any! I thought it must be rare to have a straightforwardContinue reading “My Twin Birth Story”