Around four months postpartum, I was reading through one of those "things no one told you about having a baby" posts and was nodding in agreement. YES, I thought I'd be back in my pre-pregnancy jeans by now, because that's what happens when you're not full of baby, right? Well, apparently when you have a … Continue reading Building the Mom Wardrobe
Mom life is busy. And as much as you may stick to a nap and sleep schedule, it's unpredictable, too. Things vary much more in my day-to-day life now than they did when I worked in an office. These days I don't even know whether I'll leave breakfast unfinished or end up with an unexpected … Continue reading Find a ritual.
Seriously, people, it is no joke. Step 1: Gather supplies from all over the house, especially baskets of half-folded laundry containing one sleep sack but not the other. Step 2: Coax Baby A into laying down for a diaper change by giving her an exciting toy. Step 3: Remove Baby B from Baby A's face … Continue reading Eighteen steps to putting two almost-toddlers to bed.
I love meals with the babies. What I thought was going to be a stressful, messy obligation that cut into play and cuddle time has turned into one of my favorite parts of our day. It's still incredibly messy feeding two babies. We go through so many outfits and howling face-wiping sessions. There's food flying, … Continue reading Cooking for Two