Feeding Issues: Our GI Visit Today

Ellisa at 17 Months

Ellisa has always had feeding issues. In NICU she would spit up most of what we would get down her. Once home, we struggled constantly with bottle feeding and unfortunately breast-feeding didn’t last too long before she refused that too. For probably close to half an hour, Charles used to walk her around the house with … Continue reading

Watermelon Please

Watermelon Fun!

We first discovered that the twins LOVE watermelon when we took it out to the pool to help replenish the twin’s fluids in this Texas summer triple-digit heat. Then, Ellisa started having feeding issues a couple days ago–complete bottle aversion– and we thought we should try giving her watermelon to help her hydrate. Well, she … Continue reading

An Uchiko Outing

Uchiko Outing

I can’t remember the last time Charles and I had dinner alone. Could it really be over 10 months ago? I’m sure not but gosh, I can’t remember the last time we ate alone. Regardless, my sister Courtney offered to watch the twins tonight and we took her up on it. Boy was it nice … Continue reading

Adventures in Food: Choose Your Own Adventure, Season Finale

Adventures In Food: Season Finale

This week on “Adventures in Food”… …See what crazy things the twins do while trying new foods. Ellisa loves making sounds. How cute. Hudson is drinking? Or at least he’s trying. There’s many foods the twins still need to explore. And Adventures in Food needs your help deciding which new foods they should try next. The … Continue reading

Adventures in Food: Plums and Garbanzo Beans

Adventures In Food: Plums and Garbanzo Beans

This week on “Adventures in Food”… …One twin likes plums, the other not. Which one will it be? The answer may surprise you. And garbanzo beans: a food or a toy? The decision is yours. As the twins get older, new foods are being explored almost daily. Can Adventures in Food keep up with the … Continue reading

Adventures in Food: Apricots and Squash

Adventures in Food: Apricots and Squash

This week on “Adventures in Food”… …We’ve got two new foods both babies like. But will Hudson still make his bitter face? Come back and visit us next week when we explore plums and garbanzo beans. Apricots and Squash: The both seem to like these two new foods. I’m especially surprised about the squash. Squash … 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

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