growing up

Here’s to making new plans – Mother, Inc – Parents Article

Remember when you were young and everything seemed possible? When I ask the kids what they would like to be when they grow up, none of their dreams seem ludicrous or out of reach. Pro gamer? Yes! Vet who specialises in treating frogs and lizards and turtles? Oddly specific, but sure! Firefighter? Nice! Comic book writer? Go for it! Artist? Great choice! (*5 points for anyone who can match the answers to the right kids!) But then time goes by and with…

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Starting School! A ramble | We Have Twins?! – Parenting Twins Article

Our boys will begin kindergarten this week. I think I need to say that again because even though I’ve said it a lot in the last few months, the gravity of the idea still hasn’t quite sunk in. (Hence the wandering mess that I’m sharing with you here.) E and M are starting school this week. They will be in kindergarten. They will be real students in a real school. I started this post on Sunday. The ultimate Sunday–the last…

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My Girls At 5 – Twinderelmo – Parenting Twins Article

Today my girls turn 5. I can’t quite believe I am writing that as life just keeps flying by, as cliché as that sounds. We woke up at the crack of dawn on a scorching hot June morning to make our way to the hospital to meet our daughters. You could tell it was going to be a scorcher as we drove, I remember the heat off the fields as we drove on the quiet roads. Each 7th June since…

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