As the boys turn more and more into proper boys, their energy seems endless. There were once days that they would sleep every afternoon for two hours. I almost can't imagine that now. The last few months, day sleeps have gone out the window. And with that - all of our sanity! There are those… Continue reading The days of napping…
And by that, I mean - Mom, here are the latest photos of your grandsons! Yeah. Seriously. Oh and I'm also catching up on the hundreds of photos I've taken over the past week, with a NEW CAMERA! (My heart swells) xxSo much climbing. And running. And chasing each other and poor Timmy-Dog. They are… Continue reading Yes. It’s time to play catch-up!
I hear a lot from other (usually young) mums how they would love to have twins. I laugh. I snicker. Because, I know what they're thinking... Two babies, how sweet! Two cute little bums, awwww! Dressing them alike, how adorable! But, I know the reality... Two babies, crying in the night. Two little bums, that… Continue reading A Few New Rules for Interacting with a Twin Caregiver
Lucky they are all so cute! X
Ok. Seriously. Winter. Go Away!Everyone is sick. Snotty noses. There is snot everywhere. On my clothes. On the boys bedding. On the couch. On pillows. So gross!We are ready for warmth.Sunny days.New plants to go into the garden.Come on already!!!These were all taken on a rare day the temp was above 10C. I think it… Continue reading Spring…… Where are you!?
Today was one of those days when you realise how fast it all goes. Today was filled with questions being asked and actually answered. It's so odd."What would you like?" "Snack.""Would you like some water?" "No." Hendrik especially has begun to become this very adventurous, curious, independent little man. During playgroup, he wanted to go… Continue reading Growing up..
This weather! Rain, rain and more rain! If this is the start to winter, I'm not sure I'm looking forward to it anymore. Everything is damp, laundry is taking forever to dry, everything smells musty. At least it's not cold... Yet!Last week, I made this super hearty soup with a heap of leftover corn on… Continue reading Vegan Corn Chowder – Meatless Monday
The boys have had their first overnight, New Zealand road trip! I had tried to plan the drive out around the boys naps and it worked like a charm! They were happy and chilled out most of the ride.We met up with the some of the clan in Masterton and had a lovely walk around Queen… Continue reading A family weekend away – Castlepoint
Trouble. On the move.As of late, those sweet little boys of ours have slowly become little monsters. Climbing, clingy, fighting, crying, whining, dropping that morning nap, teething... Ugh. By 2pm they are HOPEFULLY down for an afternoon nap. A loooooong afternoon nap. I take about 15 minutes to sit down, have lunch, breath, and plan… Continue reading My Monday Caffeine Hit – Sweet Tea