When the expected becomes a blessing

Catalina has never quite been a willing napper, and she usually has a non-nap day every week or two.  Last week she went on a mini-strike for three days in a row, even convincing Lucy (who will sleep til the cows come home) to strike with her for an afternoon. It wasn't a huge deal, … Continue reading When the expected becomes a blessing

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How Being A Mom Has Taught Me the Gospel

I had heard before having Lucy and Catalina that parenting reflects ourselves back on us and shows us our weaknesses. I didn't understand until recently, when certain little people began to display a will of their own. In the few very long and very short weeks since that began in full force, I've discovered the … Continue reading How Being A Mom Has Taught Me the Gospel

Motherhood Alive (a little more about my new view.) 

I've always wanted to be a mom, and now I'm Mommy to twin girls. During those nine months of expectancy, I awaited a life of sweet blissful moments, those Instagram-worthy vignettes that make mom life seem like one long cuddle. But about the time I started reading all those mom-empowerment mommy blogs (you know the ones I mean!), … Continue reading Motherhood Alive (a little more about my new view.) 

Every age is the best age, but this one may be best of all

Diaper changes have been epic battles around here lately, so we've been trying some new tactics. The girls' favorite is to "help" put a diaper on their bears, and they like to carry "Diaper Bear" around. I came found them this morning with their heads bent together, helping each other put a pink diaper on the … Continue reading Every age is the best age, but this one may be best of all