Super heroes or stupid…we took our twoddlers to dinner!

I love it when I read those comments by mums like ‘it’s easy going out with kids’, ‘don’t let it change you!’ Because I think one of 2 things. Either you have really f@cking easy kids in which case GO YOU! Or you are one of those nauseatingly positive people! Of which, much to the…

Parenting tales: To catch a pee…

I knew there would be many challenges faced in becoming a parent. And I knew there would be unexpected challenges. Ones I just wasn’t prepared for. Those ones that no one tells you about, that just pop up and you are left thinking ‘Watf!’ But this week I was thrown a challenge that left me…

Parent who say ‘my kid eats everything’, I envy you…

God I hate meal times! I really envy those parents I meet who smugly say ‘gosh blah blah is a great eater’ because you have no idea how lucky you are until you have a non-eater. First thing most people will say to you is you’re not doing it right, you need to push through….

Makeup+toddlers don’t mix – operation clean up!

I’m pretty sure that when you read page one of chapter one of any parenting book it probably starts with observations like: ‘Don’t leave child unattended’ or ‘don’t leave child around water or in a car’ or maybe even ‘remove any hazards from child’. I wouldn’t quite know because upon finding out I was having…

Kids parties are an endurance sport…

Holy crap I feel like I have just stumbled home from 4 days at a day/night festival where I quite clearly have not slept, have drunk way too much and been dancing like it’s 1999! Having said that I’ve never been to any kind of rave party so I don’t really know but I kinda…

An open letter to my now 2 year olds…

Harry and Hunter Well I can’t believe you are 2 today. I am not sure what I feel more…that time has just flown by or the fact that I can’t remember life without you and wouldn’t want to. It feels like a life time ago that I was sitting in the waiting room of the…

Things I’ve learnt about being a twin parent!

The practicality of parenting twins is a very different in reality from what you think it could be. 2 kids growing up together, sharing everything, never alone…it sounds so poetic! And I am reassured by other twin parents that there comes a point in time where it gets easier! However, it is certainly different in…

A Tale of Twins – Part 4

Once again I find myself alone, staring at the ceiling of a hospital room. This time there is nothing but stoney silence. It’s a weird silence. An unknown silence after the chaos of the last 24 hours…I’m not sure what to think. I’m full of emotions and my mind is racing at a million miles…

A Tale of Twins – Part 3

I stare around the completely dark room. My heart is pounding at a million miles, my head throbbing and I’m trying to re-trace what happened? I can hear babies crying, mothers babbling and as my eyes begin to focus I can see a curtain and dull lights above it. I hear a lady coughing loudly,…

The Tale of Twins – Part 2

It was a beautiful Monday morning as we made our way over for another scan. Three weeks in hospital and I was starting to feel like I ran the place. Over all my mood was down, this was never how I imagined my last weeks of pregnancy to be. I always thought I’d be swanning…

Milestone Mania – Walking, toothing and painting!

It’s been a busy week in the world of the Doublebubbers! Not only are we mid re-building a house….yes what a fabulous idea that was with twins! But also the boys have hit some major milestones too and it appears life is a bit of a struggle for these two at the moment! Firstly, building…