The ‘Super Woman’ Complex

The Truth About Expectations   If there is one thing I have learnt from motherhood – It is to learn to let go of expectations.   Before you have children, your expectations played a really important part of your existence. You had learnt to anticipate what you as a ‘lone wolf’ could get done in … Continue Reading

Things that make me anxious…

Things that make me anxious…   Us mums are an anxious lot. Our anxiety levels tend to range from 20 – 100% at almost all times. On the off chance you catch us relaxed – like fully and utterly calm and at ease – you can be rest assured you either have the wrong person … Continue Reading

Romantic Nights…

Ben & Eliza do date night…   Ben and I had our first night away over the weekend. Our first 24 hours’ child free. Which was great… Apart from the fact that it took about seven days of serious planning to get there.  Like honestly the logistics of just leaving the house for 24 hours were … Continue Reading

Not Better – Not Worse – Just Different

  I wanted to take the opportunity to talk about something that has stood out to me over the last few weeks… Six simple words with such powerful meaning. A message I have carried with me for many years now – and will continue to carry as I teach my children the many lessons of … Continue Reading

OH. DEAR. GOD.

OH. DEAR. GOD You may recall my post from a few weeks ago “I’m so tired I…” If you haven’t yet read it – you should before continuing… Sooo I’ve got a ‘Im so tired I’ to add to our list. It’s funny… very. Probably more funny for you then it is for me. What’s … Continue Reading

10 NEWBORN TIPS by TWINGENUITY

10 NEWBORN TIPS by TWINGENUITY 1 hour awake max. Beware not to overstimulate your baby! 1 hour might seem like nothing you, but to a newborn baby who has spent the last 10 months on the inside -1 hour is a marathon. Think about it, darkness is all they have known, so daylight, colour, your … Continue Reading

EASIER OUT THAN IN

For all the pregnant mothers of twins who are yet to give birth – I’m telling you now they are easier out than in! This was me at 35 weeks – I couldn’t walk from the car to the house (10m) without having to stop at the half way mark for a breather – and … Continue Reading

I’m so tired I…

I’m so tired I…   It’s no secret – us mums are tired. Hell many of us haven’t slept longer than 4 hours for months – even years – on end. We are living in a sleepless haze of baby brain… A condition that let me tell you does not cease once you have your … Continue Reading

The Twins

Everyone stay calm….. Because we never really liked peace & quiet anyway 🙂    

The Elusive Burp

The Elusive Burp We’ve all been there.. It’s 3am, the baby is fed and what do you know it – he’s passed back out. So there you are, sitting in the silence wondering what to do next. You see – you know what comes next… You know what you have to do… And yet you … Continue Reading