Top 10 NICU Knows for Parents

Ellisa with Nurse Vicky

This is a list I’ve been working on since day one and I’ve finally gotten around to finishing it up. It’s been awhile since I was in NICU for those 2.5 months, but some things you’ll never forget. Here’s my top 10 list of things all parents should know if they’re having to deal with … Continue reading

Managing Twins Apart: 0-3 months

Mommy visiting Ellisa

The first three months. Gosh. They were hard, no doubt. But sometimes I wonder if they were easier for me vs. a mom with completely healthy twins. I’m not at all suggesting I’m glad I had it the way I did, as I would prefer it to have been 10 times more difficult if it … Continue reading

Managing Twins: The first two weeks, NICU

Hudson Sleeping Day 8

I started this blog after the peanuts were born and I haven’t yet had the chance to sit down to reflect. It seems appropriate to do it now as they will be turning one soon. Plus, I really need to get my experience down in writing before it’s forgotten. I’m already drawing a blank at … Continue reading

In the beginning…

It's a boy!

On September 14, 2010 Hudson Reed Purma and Ellisa Marie Purma were born. We were thrilled to be blessed with twins. One boy and one girl. It does’t get any better than that. Welcome to the world kids! Hudson Reed Purma Weight: 4 lbs 11 oz. Length: 46 cm Time: 2:54 PM Ellisa Marie Purma … Continue reading

Breakfast with Grandpa Walsh

Grandpa Walsh has been coming in weekly since the twins birth to help out and make me a big breakfast. Yesterday he made me bacon and eggs. Yum! Thanks grandpa for always looking out for the family. We ALL appreciate it. I can’t wait for the twins to experience a blueberry waffle breakfast with grandpa. … Continue reading