Tag: twins

Twin Moms: Things We Think About That Moms of Singletons Don’t

I had two singletons before I had twins, so I thought I had the kid thing figured out. I had a boy, and I...

How One Twin’s Story of Love is Saving Lives: The Will...

As a mother of twins, I always listen a little harder when I hear stories of other twin moms. Whether identical or fraternal, parenting twins...

10 Things About Twin Toddlers

Now that I have finally (!) emerged from the fog of twin newborns, we're into the next stage of babyhood — toddlers! I'd be lying...

‘They Were Meant to Be Mine’

Nurse Jessica Hamm remembers the first time she laid eyes on the 14-month-old girl admitted to the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Wolfson Children’s...

You’ll Get Through This, I Promise (You Just Might Need to...

Target checkout lady, looking at my cart full of baby food and smiling cheerfully: “Must be Feed the Baby Day!” Me, with just my daughter...

My Kids Always Forgive Me, So Why Can’t I Forgive Myself?

I'm the pick-up parent, the one who does the afternoon shift. I get to work early, when it's still dark some mornings, so that...

Learning to Love My Big Family

This is not how I planned my life. And by that I mean — four kids didn’t even occur to me. I grew up...

Why I Walk for March for Babies

Growing up, I had heard of March of Dimes and my family always contributed when the envelope with the dime arrived in the mail. Little...

I’ll Always Want Another Baby, But I Don’t Want More Kids!

This weekend, I cleaned out my twins' closet. My son is giant, 20 pounds at eight months, and pretty much skipped straight from six-month...

Momming Multiples is the Hardest Thing I’ve Ever Done

Let me start this off with an apology to those mamas I know who have multiples — I'm so, so, so sorry that I...

YES, I’ve Got My Hands Full, Thanks for Noticing!

Sitting in my car in the hot, dirty parking garage, hands shaking, I looked down at my phone and pressed my husband's number. He...