Simone and Nadia receive all kinds of compliments when we leave the house. They are beautiful. They are so well-behaved. They are … They are all of those things and a little more. Those folks giving out all the praise do not know just an hour earlier one of them demanded to wear tights, then socks and then tights again, while the other one ran around the house, saying “Ouch,” as I tried to comb her hair. Getting out of the house is not an easy affair. Remember that the next time you see a mother pushing her otherwise content children. You are not seeing the whole picture.
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