Posted by: Jenny | March 13, 2012

How do you do it?

6:15am-wake up to nurse Claire – finish with her

6:30 am- nurse Chloe, put both babies back in cribs.

6:45 am – stumble into kitchen start coffee.   dig around for breakfast, start that for kids.

7:15 am- hear Ben’s alarm go off, followed by tired feet into the kitchen.  Get him started eating yogurt and berries.

                remember it is spring picture day.  Go pick out clothes for Ben and wake up Mara.  Get Mara eating.

7:30 am – sit down and drink first cup of coffee and eat a quick breakfast with kids.

7:35 am – wake up D, who has magically slept through everything so far.

7:45 am – bring D a cup of coffee in the shower, say good morning to the ladies who are talking to each other                             and giggling in their cribs.

8:00 am – Help get Ben’s shoes on, brush and braid Mara’s hair. Make a to go breakfast for D, get coffee mug ready.

8:10 am – Hugs and Kisses to D and Ben as they head out the door.  Get Mara’s clothes out for her, get ladies out of crib.  Change one poopy and one wet diaper.   Get babies dressed for the day. 

8:30 am – Take a second throw clothes on self, find shoes.  Hope and Pray that I will get a second to tame this crap I call hair.

8:35 am – Clean up breakfast dishes, put food back in fridge. Feed Babies.  Prompt Mara to get shoes on and find jacket.

8:45 am – Brush teeth, remember thankfully where a headband is, throw it on, look in mirror.  Good enough.  Grab jackets, Grab babies, juggle them outside, into carseats with Mara.

9:04 am – Get babies out of car seats, into stroller.  Get to Preschool 4 minutes late… not bad. Get babies out of stroller in to car seats.

9:15 am – Get babies out of car seats into house.  Change two poopy pants.  Let the girls play a little on mom and dad’s bed. 

9:30 am – Put ladies down for first nap.  Dig pacifiers out from under not one but two cribs, wash them.  Hear ladies laugh and giggle, pacifiers hit the floor again.  Dig out pacifiers once again.  wash again. 

9:45 am – Rinse 3 poopy diapers, throw in diaper pail.  Remember diapers that are in the washer.  Get all dirty clothes rounded up, head downstairs.  Throw diapers in dryer, start new load of clothes.  Fold 2 loads that were waiting.  Talk to mom on phone.

10:15 am – Sit down to second cup of coffee and bagel.  Listen to the wonderful sound of no kids.  Even make dog go outside as to not be bugged.

10:35 am – Check on babies.  Still sleeping!  Sit down to write this post. And wish dishwasher had unloaded itself, and floor had vacuumed itself. 

Mom of Twins plus 2? = Hella organization, lots of thinking ahead, and limiting times I sit down and do nothing.  If I get behind in a day it will be tomorrow before I have a chance of catching up, but more than likely will just stay behind.

 

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