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Two of Everything

When I sit down and I think about having twins I am overwhelmed by the joy of having two daughters in my life. I spent 3 years hoping and praying that I would be blessed with one child and now I am lucky enough to be having two. Every once in a while I get overwhelmed by how in the heck to afford two children. Having a baby can be financially scarey, but two... way scarey. We are trying very hard to get some money saved, get some debts paid back and have enough for Bry to take a couple weeks of FMLA if I need him. Not sure how much of any of that is going to happen, but we'll try.

But, most of the time I think of all the wonderful things that we will get in twos. Double the smiles, double the "i love you mommies', double the babies to hug, two wonderful personalities, two of all the amazing things that parents get to experience. We rarely focus on what two teenage girls will be like or college or weddings. Instead we are going to enjoy the sheer joy of our girls and all that parenting twins has in store for us.


Tara 12:55 PM  

Awww..that's very sweet. I haven't parented twins, but I have a twin sister and I can tell you it is GREAT! I've had a built in best friend for my whole life. :) But I know we gave our parents some heartburn, especially during the teen years!!

Kyle 9:47 PM  

You have already been blessed with twins and you will be blessed with the provisions to take care of them. Our prayers are with you and will remain with you.



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Over 8 years we have struggled through 3 IUI's, 6 rounds of IVF, several RE's, hundreds of appointments and the loss of three little angels. Now we find ourselves the proud parents of two perfect little girls and a wonderful little boy!!

Both of our girls struggle with some disabilities but that won't keep us down. Each day has it's own brand of insanity but we love it. Most days I am more monkey wrangler than mother but I do the best I can. Todays goal - getting to tomorrow.

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