|Posted on November 14, 2012 at 12:45 PM||comments (0)|
When 'The Moms' sent me an invite to attend 'Annie' on Broadway, I was thrilled to bits as it is a childhood favourite of mine and my 6 year old twin boys who were so very excited. Annie is a Broadway musical based upon the popular Harold Gray comic strip Little Orphan Annie, with music by Charles Strouse, lyrics by Martin Charnin, and th...Read Full Post »
|Posted on April 25, 2011 at 3:44 PM||comments (0)|
Being a Mom is hard. Being a stay at home Mom has its challenges as one could feel a tremendous sense of loneliness and isolation. All of a sudden, what I have been planning and wanting for years has happened. I am a Mom:) My twins were around six months old. Husband was working full time and we were living in a four-storey town house in London, in 2006. During the first 9 months of my twins lives, I hardly ever left the house during the day except for immunizations or medical ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on November 5, 2010 at 6:25 AM||comments (0)|
Our twin boys, Ryan and Joshua are now around 6 weeks old, born 8 weeks early, so real age being just 2 weeks. After two weeks of being at home with me and sharing the care for our sons, my husband has to return to work. We did not have any hired help organised, my mother was working, father has already passed away (2002) and Olaf's parents were both working and in...Read Full Post »
|Posted on September 15, 2010 at 11:15 AM||comments (0)|
The following blog post was submitted by Lalith Perera - father to two grown up sons and my father's eldest brother, residing in Sri Lanka.
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|Posted on September 3, 2010 at 10:18 AM||comments (0)|
19th January 2006. It is my husband Olaf's birthday and our babies, Ryan and Joshua have been at home from the NICU for two days. My mother is working, my father has passed away. Olaf's parents are in Germany. We are managing our twin sons by ourselves on four hourly feedings.
At this time, they were fed at 6 am, 10 am, 2 pm, 6 pm, 10 pm, and 2 am. The babies were kept in separate moses baskets in our room ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on August 13, 2010 at 1:37 PM||comments (0)|
It is every parent's wish to bond with their children from birth. However, after having no physical contact with my sons from birth to 5 days, I did not feel like a mother. Then having my sons in NICU meant, I lost control over my babies for four weeks. For 4 weeks, I had NO choice over whom looked after them, fed them, injected daily for various tests. Strangers doing a 'job'.
Pictures taken before the boys came home from NICU, four weeks after they were born.
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|Posted on August 8, 2010 at 1:35 PM||comments (0)|
I wake up to a quiet house on the 25th December 2005. It is Christmas Day. The Chrtistmas tree is not set up. I am a practicing Buddhist and my husband Olaf, a Catholic. We have always celebrated Chrtistmas by cooking the traditional British Christmas meal of roast turkey with all the trimmings with family and friends. I have given birth to two babies - twin boys at 32 weeks gestation 9 days ago. The Nursery is not set up. The buggy (stroller...Read Full Post »