My husband and I had the Grievance meeting in February regarding the death of our twin daughter Aminah. We showed up at a church in Webster Grooves, Missouri. At first I was wondering why the meeting was being held in a church but I went ahead with it and met the midwife in…Continue
Added by Andrea McGhee on May 15, 2017 at 9:00am — No Comments
Standing in Aminah’s room the door slowly opened and a head peeked through. There
was a Blondie lady standing in between the door smiling asking permission to come in. As
I gave her permission to move forward, she stepped in and shut the large door behind her.
She introduced herself as the nurse photographer. She walked over to me with a camera
around her neck and a bright red folder. She pulled a chair for me to…
Added by Andrea McGhee on May 14, 2017 at 7:47pm — No Comments
Added by Andrea McGhee on May 14, 2017 at 7:30pm — No Comments
Some things are better in pairs. Socks, earrings, puppies. Babies may not be on the top of that list, but in my mind it should be.
My girls just celebrated their 365th day of life. I say that because, technically, their birthday won't come for another three years (yes, they are identical twins, born on a leap year). A year ago I was begging my doctor to push my delivery just one more day, a year ago I…Continue
Added by Leigh-Ann Amsing on May 3, 2017 at 1:13pm — No Comments
Last Saturday my life changed.
No I did not get a promotion, we didn't move and Lord knows there is no pregnancy announcement coming.
Friends- we are getting new couches.
Those who know me already know that this is actually big news in our home. Those microfiber monsters have been a real point of contention in my marriage for years. You see when i was preggers with the twins I was a bit hormonally whacked and all over the place emotionally.…Continue
Added by kristin mccarthy on August 19, 2016 at 2:57pm — No Comments
In a recent episode of the humorous sitcom Blackish, Pops (played by Laurence Fishburne) is roughhousing with one of his grandchildren who is a twin. “Be careful!” yells Pops’ son Dre (Anthony Anderson), “He’s half of a set…!”
In real life, however, I think most parents of twins try…Continue
Added by Dara Lovitz on April 12, 2016 at 12:27pm — No Comments
It’s hard to believe our twins are already two. I have been eagerly watching them grow and hit developmental milestones, yet the graduation from baby to toddler is paired with feelings of sadness and worry. My babies are grown and it’s happening fast. Just as it did with Thomas. Days…Continue
Added by Mayra Calvani on December 5, 2015 at 5:14am — No Comments
We think all moms' bodies are beautiful. So we asked moms around the world to show us their mummy tummies!
** I might be a bit biased, but I'm pretty sure if I was in sixth grade, I'd wanna be friends with my kids.
** Apparently the floor is the best place to hang coats and towels.…
Added by Jennifer Marshall on March 6, 2015 at 8:05pm — No Comments
** There's nothing like having your kids barge into your bathroom and present you with a Valentine while you're standing there buck naked.…
Mommy Masters welcomes dad Keith Lex,who shares his perspective on fatherhood and why his way works for him. His wife may not agree but at the end of the day, it all gets done!
“Around 2am, my wife and I were bottle feeding our six month old twins. She was leaning over the bassinet feeding our daughter and I was crouched on the other side of the double bassinet, feeding our…Continue
Added by Ellie Hirsch on February 20, 2015 at 1:31pm — No Comments
** I am an extremely underpaid entertainment coordinator.
** Nobody wins when Mama oversleeps on a school…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on February 6, 2015 at 12:03am — No Comments
** Daytime t.v. brings with it some seriously disturbing commercials.
** My kids are probably hungry all the time because…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on January 30, 2015 at 3:11pm — No Comments
** Short weeks make you feel like every day is Friday.
** They also make you angry to find out that every day is not, in…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on January 23, 2015 at 7:40pm — No Comments
** It's hard to play Dr. Kevorkian, even to a Beta fish who's dying a very slow death.
** Helping with Spanish homework when you don't speak a lick of Spanish is like trying to cook a gourmet meal when you can't even boil…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on January 16, 2015 at 12:04pm — No Comments
** I'm not buying whatever Mother Nature is selling.
** My transformation from human to crocodile is nearly complete,…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on January 9, 2015 at 3:45pm — No Comments
** 'Tis the season to feel like a walking ATM.
** If you're a fan of torturing yourself, I highly recommend going to the mall two weekends before Christmas.…
** If my kids overflow one more toilet around here, they're getting an outhouse for Christmas.
** I could really use an…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on December 12, 2014 at 12:13pm — No Comments
** I'm not sure what's disappearing faster around here -- my money or our iPhone chargers.…