This was a very normal year for us. I didn't go through any big changes, I just was. I did mess up a lot and my kids still made it through somehow.
In April, I bought classy bedframes for my daughters' new big-girl beds. And I failed. Hard.
I also scared the crap out of my children by telling them that a witch would come at night and get them. I thought we were playing a game, I swear! They're still afraid of her though. Another fail.
I also looked back at their infant months and thanked the Lord I wasn't there anymore. My friend was having twins, so I wrote a post to prepare her for it. This one got picked up by USA Today, so that was pretty cool.
In May, I started Operation Give a Shit. This was a full-blown life makeover attempt. I cleaned every room, top to bottom, I reorganized everything and did some design work. I started trying to shower regularly (by myself! Without toddlers!) It was totally worth it.
I ruefully compared a trip to the beach as a family with young kids to a trip without.
And I found out a very important piece to being a parent of twins. Don't let them lose their identities!
Then came June, when I STARTED SHOUTING AT MY HUSBAND.
I also railed against couponing.
And I explained why sometimes I dress my kids in identical clothing. It's not for me, trust.
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