Dear Mum of twin babies, I see you. I see you searching for the twin trolley at the supermarket, and I see the defeat in your eyes when you spy it being pushed by a woman cradling her precious loaves of bread where you need to put your babies. I see you cringe when someone […]
My twins turned ten last week. Ten. I keep trying to let that fact sink in, but somehow my brain just doesn’t want to accept it. How can it be ten years since they were born? How can I have survived ten years as a mother? Not only have I survived ten years as a […]
Dear Ten Years Ago Me… Some people might try to tell you that being stubborn is a bad thing, but don’t listen to them. Being stubborn, right now, as you sit in hospital wondering when your twins will be born, is the best possible thing you can be, for your babies and for yourself. Being […]
Yesterday was a day of firsts. My big boy started school for the first time. ( I need a whole other blog post to talk about how much that tugged on my heart.) And yesterday something else big happened. Yesterday our twins started grade three, in separate classrooms. Anyone who has known our girls for […]
As I go to take their photo, both of them wrinkle their noses in exactly the same way. They screw up their faces and pout at me and despite their differences in that moment they are just so much alike. Even after all these years of growing, and changing, and becoming who they are, they […]
I sit in the car and watch as she crosses the road at the school crossing. I see her say hello to the lollipop lady and the lump in my throat grows a little. I know that the lollipop lady will ask her where her sister is today. It’s an innocent question asked by a […]
How on earth did they get to be eight!?!
Eight and still as crazy wonderful as ever!
Our girls are about to turn eight, and after 8 years of parenting twins I’ve been asked many an odd question about twins and have learnt a lot about these strange creatures. Here are some answers to some of the common questions we are asked… No, twins do not run in our family. Identical twins […]