i always wanted twins, and other stupid things people say to parents of multiples

when i first learned i was pregnant with twins, i didn’t realize what becoming a mother of multiples would mean.  i couldn’t fathom how drastically it would change my life. i had no concept of how very personal details of my life would suddenly become open to public scrutiny. i spent the last five weeks of the pregnancy hospitalized. bedrest sounds like a vacation, to anyone … Continue reading

Friday confession: mommy has tattoos

This is my right arm: I got this tattoo when I turned 21… mostly just because I wanted to.  It was simple and inexpensive and I designed it myself.  In the years since then, it has come to mean even more because my sister and brother have both incorporated the center heart into their own … Continue reading