Why twin mummies should absolutely take time off occasionally

Before I had the twins, I never really had to think about ‘Me Time’. I simply did the various things I loved to do.  All the other things…the things that came under the category of ‘had to do’, were a part of work or making me presentable. Well, now that the twins are here, I definitely seem to be thinking about getting some time to myself a lot lately.  Hey, I LOVE them to bits, but I’m simply going crazy with all the things that don’t get done on a daily basis. I definitely want to be a hands-on mother and if this means that I have to cook meals from… [Read More]

Balancing twins and fluffy favourites

When you have twins, it makes you run on adrenaline all the time. There will be constant crying, restless evenings, and needs by both my girls that I can’t ignore and need to tend to them right away. Life has definitely got busier and all my thoughts and energy are channelized towards them. During such hectic times, spending some quality time with my spouse has become a distant dream. All we discuss is about the requirement and wellness of our precious girls.  I had taken it for granted that my life was going to be restricted to a routine all the time.  But fortunately, I looked really hard to find a way to sneak in some quality time and found it in… [Read More]

Return to the school gates: The good, the bad and the ugly!

It’s official – half term is well and truly over! Image courtesy of digitalart/freedigitalphotos.net Schools are back and with it some normality can (hopefully) be regained! But, what does the return to school mean for you and your family? For most it means forking out for new school uniforms, pencils, pens and that awful sticky stuff to cover school books with! I can never get it on without a few bubbles or wrinkled lines! Just me? Evenings are spent creating packed lunches that look like works of art. Posh ham sandwiches in the shape of a dinosaur anyone? Dicing cheese into… [Read More]