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Initially I was going to find a cute caption & simply leave it at that. But then I decided to share what was on my heart when it comes to having twins. You see, in the beginning - you know the sleep deprived, postpartum, 'are we doing this right', checking the monitor every 45 seconds early days - I found myself angry. Like, internally angry. I never shared this because you're SUPPOSED to be over the moon about your new babies, and all I heard was how amazing the bonding experience was. I mean how fortunate are we that my body naturally decided to bless us with TWO healthy babies, but I wasn't. I was mad because I could hardly think straight, I wasn't successful at breastfeeding, and I hated Wes for going back to work. πŸ˜‚
It was pure survival mode. I wasn't bonding with my babies because it was so incredibly overwhelming to just be in the moment with newborn twins. I could go on and on about the challenges that come with twins, or children in general. That's motherhood. It's hard, it's not cute and there's a ton of poop. What I'm getting at is this: even though the beginning was ridiculously difficult, its moments like these that make them all worth it. I get double of everything. Double the kisses, hugs, gut-laughter and hilarious one-liners at Target. #motherhood .
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I remember when I was pregnant with the boys, and I would tell people how I was going to be the kind of Mom who always kept her car clean. I wasn't going to let my children to eat in the car, leave toys all over the place, or coats, socks and shoes. I wasn't going to lose 14 sippy cups, or let them climb all over the seats. 😳
Guys, I was wrong. SO FREAKING WRONG. Its laughable how wrong I was, and I'm not even embarrassed about it. The car can wait. If a messy car means you got from point A to point B with no major meltdowns then you're a goddess, Mama - do whatever you need to do for some peace. Forget about the cracker crumbs lining their carseat or the fries that are stuck down between the belt buckles; and let's not forget all the Starbucks cups, water bottles and receipts that get left behind. πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚
happy Monday, friends. Stay well. #hotmessexpress #truth #momtruth
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This past Friday we visited Santa. I was not prepared to be in the photo with the boys, but even the most epic of meltdowns wasn't going to stop us from getting our annual picture. Eli refused to come out from behind me, and we had to bribe Warden with Almond Roca. They also had no idea Santa was behind us. I'm calling this a win for 2018. πŸ˜‚πŸŽ…
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"We're gonna have the best looking house in town, Russ." β€’ December 6th, 2015 - little chunks were only five months old, and had no idea what Mama's favorite Christmas movie was. β€’ #tbt .
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Before the boys were born, Maverick was my first baby. And although he doesn't get to sleep in bed with me anymore, he is still very much loved on by his human babies. Eli & Mav are quite the duo. .
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Warden's favorite thing lately is gathering as many pieces of Tupperware he can find, and filling them with copious amounts of water, toys, and measuring cups. He loves it, I mean look at that face!! It truly brings him so much joy, and because of that I could care less about the mess, or the fact that the table is completely saturated. .
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"Speak to your children as if they are the wisest, kindest, most beautiful and magical humans on earth, for what they believe is what they will become."
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I have a wedding party to glam super early in the morning, so these little pumpkins are at Grandma & Pop-Pop's for the night. I am missing them, but I am so incredibly grateful for my parents, @knottsmom & @knottsearnest for their constant help & willingness to literally do whatever is needed. It truly takes a village. .
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I don't get to see my bestie, @bo_leary, very often. So when she told me she had a random day off from work, we packed up all the kids and went to the Zoo. 😍
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their first halloween was a blur.
they were only 3 months old, and making them do silly posed pictures was like trying to place floppy sacks of potatoes. πŸŽƒ
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