Managing Twins: 6-9 months

Napping with Daddy

I started writing this months ago and finally finished. I should have posted this 6 months ago. I apologize. What is it with my last two posts being way off date? – – – – – – – – – – – – This was my biggest period of not knowing what to do. By … Continue reading

Adventures in Food: A Special Sour Episode

Adventures in Food: Sauerkraut and Pickles

This week on “Adventures in Food”… …The twins try daddy’s favorites: Sauerkraut and Pickles (juice that is). What kind of crazy reactions will they have? Some of Hudson’s best yet! But will Hudson share his daddy’s favorite food? And what will Charles do if his son doesn’t share his affinity for pickles? Check in next … Continue reading

9 months today!

9 month out-take

Are you serious, 9 months? Yep, 9 months it is and what a month we’ve had. Both babies are putting food into their mouths–not always successfully–and we’re just starting to try sippy/straw cups. Pool time is a favorite for all and it does a great job at wearing them out. We’re all getting more sleep, … Continue reading

Adventures in Food: Strawberries and Black-Eyed Peas

Adventures in Food: Black-eyed Peas

This week on “Adventures in Food”… …Little Bit, Ellisa, seems to tolerate everything she tries. Yes! While Hudson’s warming up to most foods, not all foods are warming up to Hudson. Tune in next week for a special sour episode to see how the twin’s taste buds transform when they try pickle juice and sauerkraut juice. Yikes, … Continue reading

Adventures in Food: Sweet Potatoes and Blueberries

Adventures in Food: Sweet Potatoes and Blueberries

This week on “Adventures in Food”… …It’s a love hate relationship with these two new foods. But which one does each twin love and hate? Tune in next week to see how the twin’s taste buds transform when they eat strawberries and black-eyed peas. Yes, we’ll feed them anything. Sweet Potatoes and Blueberries: I’m sad to … Continue reading

Adventures in Food: Peaches and Carrots

This week on “Adventures in Food”… …Ellisa realizes she prefers solids over milk–any solid will do–and Hudson finds the rabbit within. But how does Hudson react to peaches? Visit us next week when we try sweet potatoes and blueberries. Peaches and Carrots: Well, Ellisa seems to find almost every food worthy of eating. She still gags … Continue reading

Ellisa’s Neurologist

Ellisa Playing on her Belly

Ellisa and I went to visit the neurologist the Monday before last. Since I’ve been anxiously waiting for this appointment for over 5 months now, I thought I would share what the Doctor said about Ellisa’s current state. All signs show that Ellisa is doing really well. She doesn’t appear to have CP (cerebral palsy), and … Continue reading

A great weekend: Pools, parties, and lotsa babies!

Fun at the pool

Last Friday evening Charles and I took the babies out to the pool for the first time. They both seemed to like it. Watching them experience things for the first time is incredible. I’m not sure why it’s so much fun, but it is. Hudson was a bit apprehensive at first–just taking it all in–but … Continue reading

8 months today (actually two days ago)!

Ellisa's foot on Hudson

Another month has whizzed by. This past month has been great. Both babies are sleeping 10-12 hours at night, napping close to 4 hours a day (not always at the same time unfortunately), and eating solids twice a day. Hudson has taken off–literally. That is, taken off across the room and taken off with his … Continue reading

Adventures in Food: Peas and Pears

Adventures in Food: Peas Peaches

This week on “Adventures in Food”… …Hudson tastes his worst food yet: peas. While Ellisa discovers that she loves fruit. But what does she think of her brother’s least favorite food? Stay tuned next week to find out if the twins like peaches and carrots! Peas and Pears: So the jury’s out: Hudson hates all food … Continue reading