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A Random Facebook Wall Post Provides Some Perspective

Today my day began at 4:10am. Annalie let out her Aretha Franklin-style howl, a howl that refuses to be ignored at 4:10. To placate her I jumped out of my bed, raced to the nursery and picked her up. With my mind … Continue reading

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Layla Grace Provides Perspective Adjustment

Okay, this weekend I was taught a life lesson I will not soon forget. As you may know I am a bit of a Twitter freak…and yes, you too can follow me @papastacey. I was reading the tweets as they popped … Continue reading

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A New Link to the Blogger Dad Blog

I found a little gem of a blog this evening. I typed “Blogger Dad” into Google and the first hit was for www.bloggerdad.com. And he is cool and funny! It is such a treat to see another father out here … Continue reading

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Life Perspective

It is funny to occasionally stand up and look back through the stages of your life. It is particularly interesting to look back at life pre-twins. Want to go the pub for a beer and nachos? Not a problem. Go to the cabin … Continue reading

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Brown Bear Stands Up, Blonde Bear Gazes at me

What an incredible time to watch the twins developing. There are so many changes happening so rapidly that at times the months we spent in the NICU and even before that in the BC Womens’ Hospital seems like a faint and … Continue reading

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An ages-old hazing ritual

One thing that really does not make anybody feel better is the, “Well, you think you are going through tough times and are tired? WELL! when I had my kids it was….” Thanks for the empathy pal. I do not doubt … Continue reading

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Brown Bear starts to stand-up for herself

We saw something that excited and frightened us this morning; Brown Bear was sitting beside the Exersaucer, on the outside of it. She grabbed the top of it and she started to pull herself up into a standing position. She got about … Continue reading

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Want a best friend? Get a dog

Just a quick word of advise before the kids go to sleep; if you want a best friend, get a dog. I have had Jimmy the dog for nearly fourteen years and she is the best friend I have ever had. … Continue reading

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Decisions, decisions, decisions

A serious post this morning. When you have babies, you have so many serious choices to make and you really do not know if anything you are doing is the right thing or wrong thing. And then you add in … Continue reading

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Pics from the first couple of weeks in the NICU

Met another mother of a preemie baby today. Meeting her made me think back to our days spent in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Sometimes I grumble a bit about the pain in my left arm because I have developed tendinitis in … Continue reading

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