The Year I Don’t Remember

What it’s really like to be a mom of two under two.

Jamie Siebens
May 10 · 4 min read
An infants foot is huge compared to the tiny foot of a newborn.
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There’s not much in life more wild and unpredictable than childbearing. You create a birth plan, then toss it out the window during an emergency C-section. You theorize that it wouldn’t be so bad to have kids close together, but then burst into tears when you see two pink lines — your four-month-old napping in the other room.