Since giving birth to the twins (Catie and Layla) in February 2012, I has found the whole experience overwhelming yet hilarious and I feel like I needed to share it with the world.
I always found it slightly nauseating when friends would post sickly-sweet posts about their perfect angelic children, when my experience of rearing children slightly different; especially having twins. So I wanted to let people know what it was really like for me, and feel the plight of a parent that had a litter instead of a baby.
Since then, I’ve been sharing facebook status updates titled, “Stacey’s Least Favourite Twin of the Day Award,” where I shame whichever twin I feel caused me the most grief on that particular day via the medium of social networking. I thought that people would relate to my posts as I aim to show the honest side to twins. Recently Ive been turning these anecdotes into cartoons, just for fun really.
I studied Fine Art and Architecture before going on to start my own clothing company for little girls, The Little Dress Company, so drawing and sketching are hobbies of mine that I love to do whenever I get a spare five minutes from “Mummy, Layla took my doll” or “Mummy, Catie hit me…”. So I have been sketching away…
Click on the each of the following to see what Catie and Layla have been up to, something new every other week!