i permed my hair!

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if there is one thing i like to change up as often as i can, it’s this thing on top of my head called my hair. i mean, you probably know that if you’ve read this blog of mine for even just a minute.  and while i’ve put my hair through several chops and styles and even shades (anyone remember when i tried to be blonde by way of platinum a few years back?!), i’d never permed it, though always dreamed of one, and well....

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twin essentials! what you need for two babies!

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at the end of next month, we celebrate the 1 year mark with our beautiful baby girls, madalena and beatrice! the last 10 and a half months, while more exhausting than any others i’ve experienced, have been absolutely undoubtedly the best months of my life. i remember this time last year, feeling so pregnant and so anxious to meet them....

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april, proving to be the best month ever.

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as i started to say it, i caught myself mid-sentence and started apologizing to my girlfriend who was pushing her stroller beside mine while we made our way through central park with our families yesterday. while saying it, i realized it was somewhere between the 16th and 47th time i was muttering the phrase, “i cannot get over this weather!” and we’d only been out a few hours....

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when they lick their toys…

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with a winter that has felt somewhat never-ending at times (hi, looking right at you, all-of-january), i’m rather surprised that our household has fought off any flus or stomach bugs or major illnesses this season, something i have felt rather stressed about at times with two new babies in our home now crawling and discovering things with their little grasps and mouths all day long....

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sleeeeep.

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oh man. here we are, ten months in and i still don’t have a solid grasp on our nights with our baby girls. just when i think we maybe figured it out, and we’re all sleeping soundly….there is a new tooth coming in, or a growth spurt that throws things off entirely and we’re back to square one....

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