Fi­nally – a de­cent night’s sleep

The Timaru Herald - - FRONT PAGE - Joanne Holden

A year on from wel­com­ing their se­cond set of twins, Ni­cole and Gus Lang have at last scored a full night’s sleep.

Adapt­ing to life with dou­ble the nap­pies, for­mula, and chil­dren af­ter the birth of Betty and Delilah Lang on New Year’s Eve, 2017 – two and a half years af­ter their sib­lings, twins Bernie and Dorothy – has been a roller­coaster for the Langs of Mt Somers.

But the house­hold has calmed down a bit since the pair set a New Year’s res­o­lu­tion: get all four sleep­ing through the night.

‘‘At the mo­ment we get a bit of free time at night, so I see this year we’ll have a bit more time to our­selves,’’ Ni­cole said.

The first year of Bernie and Dorothy’s life was ‘‘all a big blur’’ so go­ing through it all again meant ‘‘mak­ing it all up again’’, she said.

Her ad­vice for new par­ents,

DOUG FIELD/STUFF

The Lang fam­ily pic­tured to­gether are Ni­cole with Betty and Dorothy, and Gus with Bernie and Delilah.

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