Isn’t it odd when your child hits a new moment of clarity? I know that sounds weird, but like the next stage of maturity or another stage of life.
I like to think that, if I had lived before TV, I would have been one of those housewives that sat next to the radio at night, crocheting or knitting, listening to some suspense or mystery show , completely enthralled in the drama of voices and sound effects. I, almost religiously, listened to "A Prairie… Continue reading 8 of our Favourite Podcasts
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
The boys are getting more and more vocal everyday. "Please""Thank you""Curry puff""Proper fluffy please" (Hendrik)And I ask "What veggie would you like for lunch?" Willem says, "Lettuce please." 19 months. Crazy.But I am shocked and amazed that somehow they have taken to eating salad! And requesting it on a regular basis. It's probably just a… Continue reading Strange food requests and so many new words!
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..
When we found out we were pregnant, we were stoked. When we found out it was twins, we were scared. And to be honest, a little sad.Let me explain. It's not as bad as it sounds. For me, I had my ideas and ideals already in my mind about how I wanted to bring a… Continue reading The Hippie Ambitions of a Twin Mum – Part 1
Some time last year, when the boys and I went to a regular learning playgroup, they had their first go with paints. I was so excited! I imagined them being fascinated, still, natural artists. I watched the other new mums with their 9 month old babies having these beautiful bonding moments over the one thing… Continue reading Suffering for their Art
The boys are still slowly learning how to use their cups and dishes and utensils properly. It's messy business. But great for some sunny time spent outside.