I had my boys just shy of 21 months apart at the time it was a bit of a struggle, two little ones in nappies, lots of sleepless nights, dealing with teething and toddler tantrums in tandem. Getting out of the house was not any easier; hubbie let me invest in a double pushchair, but measured the doorframe wrong! So I used a combination of a baby carrier, a buggy board on a pushchair, my shoulders and basically whatever would placate the pair of them.
But all I wanted in that time was a decent double buggy one which would have made it through the door and made my life that much easier! I wish now I had spent more time researching my options (and possibly taking care of working out the measurements myself!). Double pushchairs seem more affordable these days as you can see on Argos. After I blew our budget on an unsuitable one, I was not allowed another, but with more affordable options hubbie might have indulged me to make up for his little error!
That’s the thing about being parent you always wonder how you would have done things differently, even when you are just trying your best, you keep wondering if you could do it better. Despite the lack of double pushchair my boys grew up fine, we found a way as you do. I know people with considerably more children with even smaller age gaps who seem to juggle everything like true professionals. To those individuals I salute you!
Although part of me is tempted to have another, through every meltdown there are so many magical moments, cuddles and kisses to cherish! Plus with two transporting themselves number three would be a breeze; I would have two willing volunteers to help! Although they might argue over who gets to push the baby… (Perhaps it’s a good thing hubbie will never agree to it!).
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