my heart is so sore

I'm a mom. The twins will be 3 months old next Tuesday, and I have a 5 year old as well. Maybe that's why this story is hurting me so much, I dunno. Yesterday I was told that one of my colleague's wife had a baby on Tuesday. She was 2 months premature, as the …

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and the craziness continues

Last week was the last of my maternity leave. 4 months, gone just like that. So of course, Murphy had to get in on it, and have some fun. 2 Friday's ago, I started having some pain in my right lower abdomen. Nothing too serious, so I didn't worry about it. When I woke up …

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the twins are here!

Thursday the 12th of February 2015, our lives changed, FOREVER! Alexander Philip Stander arrived at 08h28 weighing 3.51kg, and Madeleine Elizabeth Stander arrived at 08h30 weighing 3.1kg. I cannot explain how grateful I am that we were able to leave the hospital 4 days later, with both babies 100% healthy. I carried them to 38 …

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well i’m glad that weekend is over

Who the hell says that they're glad that the weekend is over?  Me, for the past weekend.  Because it was one of the most draining, exhausting weekends I've had in a long while. My wonderful weekend actually started on Thursday evening, when my daughter developed a rather high temperature, and wouldn't settle.  I gave her …

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i don’t understand it all

When I fell pregnant with M-L in February 2009, it was unplanned.  Well, unplanned on the husband's part, semi-unplanned on mine.  But the point is, we hadn't discussed it and said RIGHT, we're going to try for a baby.  I fell pregnant after only being off contraception for just over a month. This time around, …

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