Double Duty: Adjusting to life with two Kids

Hello! Hello!! Hello!!! & Welcome back to #WemsCorner. 

Today, I will be sharing a very interesting and real piece with y'all and it's all about how my life has changed since I became a mum to my two adorable kids. 

If you know me well and even if you don't, now you knowπŸ˜‰. One thing I don't joke about is my family especially my kids (oh, how I LOVE my babies so much) but I can't shy away from the fact that things have changed a bit for us since my son's arrival and as usual, I will be sharing the top 5 things that have changed in my life and how I have been coping and adjusting to life with a baby and a toddler.  With no further ado, let's dive right into it




1. 24 hours is no longer enough - I'm going to start with this because this is one of the things I know I personally struggled with during the first few months of my son's arrival.  I remember I how I use to complain to my husband about how short everyday is because I always have so many things to do everyday which I may not complete sometimes. Btw, my son is almost 6 months now (whoop, whoop) & we still struggle with ticking off all our daily to-dos. Some days, we tick off everything, some days, we do nothing, while other days we do only 50%. Prior to being a mum of two, I would say, 24 hours was not enough aswell (funny but true). In other news, the more kids you have, the less time you will have to complete your daily to-dos (if that makes any sense)


When you have so many things to do but taking a selfie takes the lead 😜

2. Patience! Patience!! Patience!!! -
If you check all my previous articles on "being mom" here, one of the things I always emphasize on is PATIENCE. To be honest, I don't think anyone has taught me patience as much as my kids. Talk about their growth, milestones, eating habit, hair growth, diaper training, etc. Oh and as a mum of two, my patience game has moved up to the next level (hahahahha). The ability and strength to be able to manage a baby and toddler needs a lot of patience, if you are not patient, you might loose it. So, to all the Mamas out there, if there is anything you will take out of my article today, let it be patience. 

Btw, how cute is my son in this outfit and pictureπŸ’™


3. Sleep deprivation is real but you get used to it - My daughter is a night owl (she got that from her Dada btw) & loves to sleep late into the night while i'm an early bird and love to sleep very early. Sometimes, we struggle with this because my daughter can be very active at night & rem I still have a little baby that still wakes up for his midnight feed. So, at the end of the day, I get less sleep and I still wake up very early because i'm an early starter & I don't joke with my mornings (that time is always dedicated for my mummy me-time & I don't even joke with it). We have sort of created a routine around this to help everybody but trust me, everyday is not and hasn't been the same. So more kids, less sleep if that makes sense but you will definitely get used to it overtime (some of my friends told me that they will never get used to it btw, ahahahaha). Well, either ways, you will be fine😜


#SiblingGoals

4. Laundry! Laundry!! Laundry!!! - Let's talk about unending laundry. Initially, when my son was younger, I did laundry like twice a week but now, I have managed to make it weekly. Laundry has never been the issue but folding the clean laundry has been a big issue for me since I became a mum of two. Sometimes, I have a pile of clean clothes and I keep adding to them till I can add no more (buhahahaha). There are some weekends I tell my husband "babe, enough is enough, we have to tackle this laundry todayπŸ˜‚" while some days, I fold them by myself if I have the strength to. Considering that i'm a kind of person who is always on top of my game when it comes to planning and tidying up my house. It's safe to say that, my kids have changed that part of me and i'm not even mad (well, sometimes, I am but hey, it is what it is)

Digital Mom has said it allπŸ˜‚

5. Finally, cooking has been a struggle for me - Since I had my son, my cooking and eating habit has been a total mess and i'm not even mad simply because it is what it is (hahahahaaha, the struggle has been damn real). I have always LOVED to try new recipes for my family (quick fix btw, i'm not the one to spend hours in the kitchen). However, since my son's arrival, let's just say I have been struggling with cooking and still struggling with it. First off, I don't always feel like cooking these days. Then, secondly, whenever i'm in the kitchen, I always love to pay 100% attention to it but with my son in the picture, there will always be a distraction here and there anytime i'm cooking which sometimes causes me to forget to add saltπŸ™ˆ or even remember where I stopped after feeding him. As an example, a meal that will normally take me an hour or less might end up taking two hours. That sort of discouraged me to try new things or even attempt it. Right now, I just make anything that comes to my mind, sometimes we eat out and other times, my husband takes over. 

Btw, i'm going to be sharing some of my recent quick fix from my kitchen with y'all below simply because I want to and you deserve some good food pictures...😜

My perfect parfait😍 

You can never go wrong with smoothies, trust me😍

It's the cucumber for me

Check out this pretty bowl of goodness😝

Holly Molly😝

This tastes as good as it looks and btw that is some baked wheat bread & egg😍

Okay, i'm going to stop here because I don't want you salivating (I know you are already but I aint sorryπŸ˜‚)

Anyhoo, these are some of the things that have changed since I became a mum of two. I know it will not always be like this & time flies fast btw (these kids grow like weed, trust me😩). I still remember when I had my daughter and I wrote something similar here about how my life has changed. Comparing this article and that article now, I know that there is so much to do with two kids. Simply put, my hands are full πŸ˜Ά

Overall, i'm grateful for my kids & the moments we have together whether good or bad simply because, I know that in no time, they will grow up and I will miss these moment again😫 πŸ™ˆ.

To all the Mamas out there, i'm just here to tell you that you are doing well & you are not alone. Don't beat yourself up when things aren't going the way you expect it to be, just try again another day. That will be all from me today, I hope you enjoyed this piece from my heart to yours today. Until next time, remember to stay positive...πŸ’‹

Oh my Sonshine, Oh my heartπŸ’™...πŸ’‹

4 comments

  1. We are doing well, and we're definitely not alone 😩😁. Meanwhile, it's Tade's cheeks for me 😍😍😍

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    1. Yes we are...πŸ’‹ hahahaahaha cheeks for days. Thanks Mama bear, kizzezπŸ’‹

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  2. Take is so cute 😍😍😍. Abeg send us recipe jooor

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    1. Thank you Pato mi. See me in camera for the recipes and my "account number"...buhahahahahaπŸ₯΅

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