twins

  • a year later

    Dena August 17, 2022

    Here we are, a year later. Like most people who meet them, I am obsessed with their cheeks–soft and full and perfect. I cannot count how many times I have kissed those little cheeks, at least 30 times a day, every day, if I had to guess. I simply cannot get enough of them. They tolerate my affections, one more so than the other. One has a calmer disposition and…

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  • On Starting Over Again with Self-Kindness

    Dena July 20, 2022

    During this first year of twin motherhood, my physical wellness has slipped away once again. Mentally and emotionally I’ve done remarkably well. I’ve been hit with obstacle after obstacle during these 12 months but I’ve handled it all with grace. I’ve remained present. I’ve enjoyed…

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  • Letting Go: One Story of Many

    Dena May 4, 2022

    Shortly after the twins were born, I began writing their birth story. I wanted to write it out while it was all still fresh in my mind. I got most of it written out but I could not bring myself to finish it or to…

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  • Hey there, pumpkin…

    Dena October 27, 2021

    I honestly can’t believe that it’s Halloween week. What’s even harder for me to believe is that my twins are 3-months-old today. ⁠ No matter how long I live, I am forever surprised by the bizarre way that time passes. On one hand it feels…

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  • Surprise!

    Dena February 27, 2021

    We’ve been keeping a little secret since December! We are expecting twins this summer. It is incredibly exciting and I have so much to share about this crazy, new adventure. Stay tuned because I will be filling you in on how the pregnancy has been…

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