Getting ready: the ordinary moments

IMG_2948I don’t know about you, but in my house getting ready to go out in the morning is super-stressful. The twins seem to find the whole process hilarious, or annoying, and try their best NOT to let me get them dressed!

They get up at 6.45am/7am ish most mornings. We go downstairs, I change their nappies, they have a drink and then I prepare breakfast. Usually cereal followed by toast. This takes a while…we’re normally done by 8am and then we are ready to go and get dressed. Cue – running up and down the landing, me chasing them trying to put socks on, and me trying to get myself dressed and try to do something with my hair!

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Then it’s back downstairs for coats, shoes and getting in the car!

We’re then off to playgroup, playdates, soft-play or my Mum’s house.

Phew!

Except this one morning this week, we were a little early. And so I grabbed the opportunity to take a picture of the twins – Harry & Lottie, and it was lovely. These photo’s capture them so well. She’s the boss and he’s playing the fool. Fantastic! Growing up far too fast.

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IMG_2946The twins start pre-school in January. Wish me luck!

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18 Comments

    • Jess
      November 23, 2014 / 7:04 pm

      I’ll have to get more organised in January when they start pre-school – that’ll be fun!!!! Jess xx

    • Jess
      November 23, 2014 / 8:14 pm

      I’m sure it’ll just keep getting harder too LOL!! Jess xx

    • Jess
      November 23, 2014 / 8:15 pm

      They don’t stand still for long so its lovely to get shots like this 🙂 Jess xx

  1. November 23, 2014 / 10:11 pm

    They are so cute! It sounds like you’ve built a bit of a routine in which should stand you in good stead for the coming school runs! I have days now where I just don’t have a chance to eat or even make myself a cup of tea – despite leaving over an hour to fit everything in. Xx #ordinarymoments
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    • Jess
      November 24, 2014 / 8:14 am

      I am hoping we will be OK. Don’t have to be there until 9am and its 5 mins away in the car so fingers crossed!! Jess xx

  2. November 24, 2014 / 3:36 am

    Ahhh they are such cuties!!! Your mornings sound hectic but you sound like you’re a pro at it 🙂
    I love the pictures and the way you described them seems to match perfectly little lady being the boss and little man acting the fool…..so so cute!!! Xx
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    • Jess
      November 24, 2014 / 8:17 am

      Awwww thanks hun! I’m lucky that the pre-school is only 5 mins away so it gives me some chance of getting them there on time in the new year!! Jess x

    • Jess
      November 24, 2014 / 12:30 pm

      Yes I do a bit of that too – anything to get them to sit still for socks on! Thanks for the comment, Jess x

    • Jess
      November 24, 2014 / 3:14 pm

      I can imagine!!!! 🙂 Jess x

    • Jess
      November 24, 2014 / 7:13 pm

      She’s very bossy and often tells him off! Poor Harry, he hasn’t a chance 😉 Jess x

  3. November 26, 2014 / 6:46 am

    They are both so adorable! In the morning our dressing up (with my son) is stressful as well. He is so relax and I am so want to hurry up! We are always losing his school tie!!! When we are out of the house we are both okay though. Ready for our school run =)

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    • Jess
      November 26, 2014 / 8:07 am

      I think Harry will be the same! I can imagine our school run mornings are going to a lot of fun! 😉 Jess x

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