Monthly Archives: December 2014

you three

When I look at you three, I want to stop time. I am all too aware of how quickly it passes, and what it can cost to take moments for granted. I want to take a mental picture, to freeze … Continue reading

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2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 8,800 times in 2014. If it were a … Continue reading

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“stop! we’ve forgotten one of the babies!”

Words from a really fantastic, affectionate, patient, loving big brother. “I really love them.” “He’s trying to touch me!” “Aww. They are gorgeous.” “Where are my babies?” “Mummy, you have got a baby on your arm.” “Where is Jake? Where … Continue reading

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sh*t people say to twin parents

Ever since I found out I was pregnant with twins, people have said some bizarre, ill thought-out and downright offensive things to us. I’ve consulted with some other twin parents and this appears to be the norm, unfortunately – along … Continue reading

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where did our newborns go?

Aurora and Jake were four weeks old yesterday. They’ve almost completely lost the newborn, furled up look and I can’t quite believe they’ve been here for nearly a month. They are spending more time awake and alert now, and I … Continue reading

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lucasgems

You are two and a half and the world is a fascinating and confusing place. You are extremely articulate for your age, so much that we sometimes forget how little you still are. You are perceptive and very sensitive to … Continue reading

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