From babies to astronauts…

You blink and they’re 8, you blink again and they’re 20… there’s a couple of these messages in memes and inspirational Instagram posts urging us to cherish every moment because it all goes so fast. I have 8 year old twins, and an 11 year old going on 21 ๐Ÿ˜‰ I swear I don’t know…

When the lights go out…

Living in a developing country means that the lights going out is just another element of our daily lives. Not that it happens daily. In fact the occurrence of the lights going out varies quite drastically depending on the area you live in, the time of year, the crime level (cable theft, yes like they…

This is how we do it…

Moms of multiples, twins, or even moms of siblings born really close to each other (you know oopsie right after having a baby) we all share a similar experience. Back then people would ask all the time “How did you do it?” Often when enough years have passed people ask less but still ask “how…

The Gloves are Off

Conflict is something I prefer to not deal with. I have been known to avoid conflict in many situations, I would either submit and be overpowered by the other person or I would choose to be the better person and forgive if I was wronged. In more recent times I have learnt to deal with…

When Three Becomes Five

The news of expecting twins is spreading far and wide. Family members of all shapes and sizes are thrilled. We find out very quickly that this clearly is happening to everyone. Finding out you’re having twins can be compared to being in a car accident, and I have had many those, but those are tales…

Then there was 2.

Now falling pregnant for the second time should not be as scary and daunting and confusing as the first time around. You know what to expect. You’ve read what to expect when you’re expecting and a host of blogs and books as recommended by friends and family. You’ve walked this path before, in fact you…

This is Love. This is Us.

Ok, the title may seem like plagiarism based on recent award-winning series aired on television … but it’s what I planned to call this a long time ago. The idea of writing about my life and experiences has been one I have toyed with for many years and itโ€™s been a combination of fear and…