Handling Life as it Comes

Living life off the cuff -- that's what this entire blog is about;  being able to go with the flow, take life as it comes, handle whatever comes my way. As I write those terribly cliche phrases, I can't help but feel my anxiety rise up from the tips of my toes straight up my… Continue reading Handling Life as it Comes


Be Kind…Always

After I had my twins, life was...challenging. I had lined up helpers in advance, because I knew how hard it was going to be, and also because I knew me. I have a history of anxiety, and had already battled postpartum depression and anxiety. I know exactly what stress, busy-ness and lack of sleep does… Continue reading Be Kind…Always

When The Bug Strikes

Having a sick child? Sucks. Having two sick children? Sucks x2. Having three sick children? Sucks x a million. Yes, gang, it's been a rough few weeks in our household.  When one goes down, they all go down. And in my family, they go dooooooooowwwwwwn. Like, a long way. All. The. Way. We don't just… Continue reading When The Bug Strikes


Fighting Parenting Anxiety and Learning to Back Off and Observe

When I was younger, I always wanted a twin sister. I didn't actually realize this was an impossibility until I was maybe 7 or 8. And even then, this realization didn't stop me from desiring it so, so badly. I was always a nervous, anxious kid. I didn't have anxiety in the way that it… Continue reading Fighting Parenting Anxiety and Learning to Back Off and Observe


Dear First Born

Dear First Born, You amaze me. I meticulously tried to prepare you for the arrival of your twin sisters, now 11 months. I bought all the books. I brought you to ultrasound appointments so you could see the babies swimming around in Mommy’s belly. We took a Big Sibling class where you learned how to… Continue reading Dear First Born