To Van or not to Van?

 Now that we have three babies jammed across the backseat of my Jeep and little room for anything else the mini- van question reared its ugly head. But no matter how much easier it would make my life, I just can’t bring myself to get one.  I get it, I have a family, it’s not like a hot sports car is in my future but I consider a van to be the final nail in the coffin of my youth.

A Birthday to Remember

The girls are slowly getting into a sleep schedule so I figured I’d take this rare moment of well-slept clarity to share what has become the best birthday/pregnancy story ever.

Is this real life?

We're a month in with the twins so I figured I'd give a brief update. They're doing great but they aren't sleeping to well. Actually I take that back, I'm pretty sure they're sleeping fine, it's just that the second I get one to sleep, the other decides it's her time to wake up. It's a vicious cycle. In the middle of the night when I go to the bathroom I fantasize about not going back into my bedroom. I just want to sneak into Ali's toddler bed with her and when my husband comes to find me I just pretend Ali woke up in the middle of the night and needed comforting. It may work out better if I just lie on the kitchen floor to fall asleep. I can pretend that I fell in the dark, hit my head and was knocked unconscious. At least when Dan finds me he'd be concerned rather than angry that I left him hanging. In the end it wouldn't matter where I slept because I'm nursing, I'm their only source of food. They'll always come find me.

Sure it sucks but at least I have TWO of these: