I was honored to guest post today on the blog of my newfound friend (and fellow momma to twins), Krystle. Krystle is in the midst of experiencing one of my all-time favorite reads, “7: An Experiemental Mutiny Against Excess” by Jen Hatmaker. She’s taken on the challenge of living out the words Jen penned in this life-changing book. And, right now, she’s taking on Media Month. She is refraining from TV, games, social media, and unnecessary internet usage. All in an effort to make more room in her heart and in her family for Christ to work. Therefore, she’s signed off of her blog for the month and I’m helping her out today.
Here’s a peek at the thoughts I shared on surviving year # 1 with twins…
“A friend called the other day to tell me his big news – he
and his pregnant wife were riding the wave of shock and elation after hearing
two heartbeats during a recent ultrasound. Twins.
for my husband and I. The moment our world was rocked. The moment we watched with tears
streaming down our cheeks as the doctor pointed out the two heartbeats on the
screen. We had prayed for a baby for so long and we were over the moon as we learned
that God had granted us with a double blessing.
in the doctor’s waiting room because the chances were high that they were only expecting
one baby. I’d always been an
overachiever and, I’ll be honest here, this whole having-two-babies-thing felt
like the epitome of overachievement…”