I can and I will! Part one of my twin breech birth story

twin breech birth

Unsurprisingly, finding time to write the twin’s birth story has been tricky. Gosh, five kids makes most things tricky! Here’s part one of my twin breech birth story, it’s a long one. After three healthy, straightforward pregnancies and births, a twin pregnancy was a whole new ball game. I was told all of the usual thingsRead more

Dearest baby girls – a letter to the twins

dearest baby girls

I’ve got a confession. At 39 weeks pregnant, and no sign of these babies, my patience is starting to wobble. Mostly because the closer I get to 40 weeks the more serious the induction talks become. I was chatting to my doula about natural ways to kick start labour. I got the usual ‘sex, nippleRead more

6 gifts for second time mums – the things they really want!

6 gifts for second time mums

There’s absolutely no doubt that a second (third, fourth, fifth…) pregnancy is totally different from the first. You’re pregnant, but the first child (or the tribe of older children) probably couldn’t care less! Often a second (or fourth) pregnancy isn’t treated with as much excitement. But second time mums still deserve some spoiling! I’ve put together myRead more

Playskool Heroes – a toy review by the Wallace boys

Playskool Heroes Toy Review

There’s no denying that kids love super heroes. My biggest lad is a huge Spiderman fan and the middle lad loves ‘Hulk smash’. Ironic, because he’s a skinny kid. The littlest lad is happy doing superhero moves and making ‘ka-pow’ sounds. The challenge is to find superhero toys that are suitable for 6, 4 and 2Read more

Pregnant with twins? Welcome to the worst hangover of your life!

pregnant wth twins first trimester

There are two things in life for which we are never truly prepared: twins. Josh Billings Who knew that being pregnant with twins was so dramatically different from a singleton? Not me! After having had three sons, I thought I knew most things about pregnancy. Now I know that a twin pregnancy ain’t the same as aRead more

Twins make 7! Life really is like a box of chocolates…

Twins make 7 - Life on Wallace

The universe has thrown us a massive curve ball. I was tossing around the idea of a fourth child. Four kids seemed like a big, yet manageable number. But five, there’s no way I was ever going there. Boy, I was wrong. Twins make 7! That’s right, my fourth pregnancy is TWINS. No, I amRead more