8 Months and Going Strong

The twins are eight months and some-number of weeks old! (Seven months corrected). What does this look like? Justine is crawling. It’s still early days. She combines several methods (army crawl, toe pushes, excited arm splats). She gets up on all fours easily...

Rested and Loving It

We are a pair of well-rested parents at the time of this writing, and we wanted to celebrate by sharing! The kids started sleeping in 4-5 hour chunks two weeks ago. Last week, that turned into 6-8 hour chunks. After putting the kids to bed at 6:30 pm, it is quite...
Twin Forecast: Sun Breaking Through Stormclouds

Twin Forecast: Sun Breaking Through Stormclouds

Yesterday was the storm clouds, but today we got some sun. Thanks to our sitters and the break they gave us, we went into the evening with a little bit of sleep and more importantly, a fresh slate away from the crying. The parental Stress-O-Meters sat at a luxurious 1...
A Stormy Day in the Life with Twins

A Stormy Day in the Life with Twins

“Sleep when they baby sleeps.” “It will pass.” “They’re only this age once. Enjoy it.” “If you get frustrated, put the baby down and take a break.” This is some of the advice we’ve heard in the last month. Well-intentioned. Factually correct. Spoken by people who have...
Home and Alive

Home and Alive

Our first picture as a family of four Jayce has been home for about two weeks. Justine, a week longer. I am shocked to see how many days the calendar thinks it’s been. With as little as we are sleeping, we live about three days for every set of 24 hours. We have...

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