We’re getting married

We’re getting married on Friday! Don’t picture white dresses and confetti, though. We had our civil partnership in 2008 and we’re going back to the Register Office to amend things so we’re officially married. We’re heading up there as a foursome – the two of us and the girls. We could have done it in…

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A week of breakthroughs

We all made it through our Tumble Tots session without any kind of breakdown on Friday. In the past when we’ve been there on our own the girls have suffered from stranger anxiety and I’ve found it all a bit overwhelming. This week they were happy to play with the helpers, which meant that I…

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Giving a name to my parenting style

The more I get into actually being a parent the more I question the mainstream way of doing things. Where Super Nanny used to be quite entertaining she now terrifies me slightly! I’m, broadly speaking, a fan of ‘gentle parenting’. I came about it in a roundabout way. I didn’t decide to be a gentle…

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We’re back!

I’ve not written an entry for a while. At the moment I’m taking a Level 2 counselling course and I find the process of writing a journal entry each week really cathartic. As a result of this I’ve decided to come back to blogging. I think the process of finding the words to explain my…

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Diet update

I’ve lost 2lb. Just another 40 to go… I think the hardest part of dieting is getting started. Now that I’m on the way I hope that there’s no stopping me. There’s also a lot to be said for the threat of turning up to the ‘after’ photo shoot having lost no weight! The true…

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Horniman Museum and Gardens

We packed the girls and Nana and Grandad into the car and went off to the Horniman Museum and Gardens this weekend. We thought the girls would enjoy the aquarium and we were right – they loved it! It was wonderful watching them become mesmerized by all the colours and movement. The aquarium’s just the…

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Bye bye baby weight?

I’ve decided that it’s time to give the pregnancy weight the heave ho. It’s either that or I’ll need to break out my 34 week pregnant with twins clothes again in a year because of my biscuit/chocolate/pretzel/peanut butter baby. I have two aids: 1) A newspaper is following me over 10 weeks and if I…

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To Play or Not to Play?

Twin 2 and I tried out one of the internet’s suggestions of games for a baby of her age. I was just getting into my tin can/Tupperware rendition of ‘Twinkle Twinkle Little Star’ when her look of disdain registered with me. She might correct me when she can talk but she seemed to be asking…

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