When I initially found out we were having twins I was in a pleasant state of shock. My response to the doctor included the words, “But I’m too little.” Quite an interesting response! What I meant was that I’m on the short petite side and where were two babies going to fit. I had a high risk pregnancy but thankfully delivered two healthy babies.
Fast forward to going in public with the double stroller. Let’s just say I had no idea how much attention twins receive. Every place or store we went into we encountered smiles, head nods, and loads of questions. The questions ranged from, are they twins, how old, are they identical to highly personal. How does a stranger ask someone in aisle 5 of the grocery store if their pregnancy was planned or how was the delivery 🥴. I politely sidestepped those types of questions but often wanted to give a snarky response. I understand the curiosity that comes with twins but at least tell me your name and your favorite color before asking about my reproductive system, lol.
Hello and welcome to Mommy Scoreboard. It’s been several years but I remember starting my college application essay with the sentence, “You can always find me with a pen in one hand a basketball in the other.” I enjoy writing but the sport of basketball has been my ultimate joy. Fast forward and now I am the proud parent of three children, a happily married woman and an accomplished recreational basketball player. If I had to update my essay sentence it would read, “You can always find me with a pen, a basketball, a kid or two, a mobile device, a skillet, random toy part, a sippy cup, baby wipes, hand sanitizer and face masks in my hands”…WOW, have times gotten better!