Having twins is expensive.  It is really expensive.  Example:  On Tuesday I received a shipment from diapers.com.  It included a box of 156 diapers and 600 wipes.  I used the many promo codes and was quite proud of myself for saving close to twenty dollars.  Tonight I realized, I need to reorder.  Reorder 156 diapers.  Apparently, my children poop A LOT.  I also realized that my children are difficult.


As I was researching the site for the best deal, I had to veto any generic brand because my children are difficult.  There is a significant savings if you buy the generic however, my children will develop a diaper rash from anything cheap that touches their little butts.  See, difficult.  They unfortunately get this from me.  I have an aversion to anything cheap.  Actually, not me, my skin.  Which made me think, what other awful traits are they going to inherit from me?


Impulsive-  I have gotten myself into more trouble being impulsive.  Now with that said, I  have also done some really great things impulsively.  Example:  I married my husband after three and a half weeks of knowing him.  In Vegas no less. Best thing I have ever done.   For every good example, I have ten really bad reasons why being impulsive is not a trait I want to pass along.


Money management skills or rather lack of-  I try really hard to be on top of our money and it’s comings and goings.  I just don’t have the brain for it.  I try, and fail every month.  Why I cannot remember to pay certain bills on time (the same time every month) is beyond me.  I don’t go on shopping sprees or wild girls weekends but for some reason we can’t seem to save more than five dollars a month.  It is so frustrating.


My addictive personality  This is a hard one to admit, mainly because I know it’s true.  Before I got pregnant I discovered Redbull.  It was the first drink I had when I left the hospital after giving birth.  I have had a Redbull every day since then.  And not those little eight ounce shots, no I found a twenty ounce can.  Jackpot!!  Thank god, I never tried doing drugs.  I would have been the worst junkie ever.  But I would have been a junkie.  I pray the boys take after their father with this.


Holding grudges-  I have a real problem with cutting a person off and never speaking to them again.  Ever.  To add I tend to make it quite clear that they will never see or hear me again.  Forgot I exist because I already forgot about you.  With this particular trait also comes trust issues.  I hope the boys always find the silver lining in every cloud.  I truly hope they lead with their hearts and guts. I don’t want them waiting for disappointment.  Disappointment is a part of life however, I hope they can look at the positive side instead of the negative.


So basically I hope they turn out like their father.  Wow, this post really depressed me.  Damn it where is my Redbull?  I think I need some vodka in it now.




2 thoughts on “

  1. Wow, it sounds like you were drinking a redbull while writing! I hope the boys have your sense of humor and your great loving heart! We’ve all got our bad traits but your good traits far outweigh your bad ones. Love you honey!

  2. Wow, sounds like you were drinking a redbull while writing! I hope the boys have your wonderful sense of humor and loving kind heart! We’ve all got our bad traits but your good traits far outweigh your bad ones. Love you honey!

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