My last belly picture at 34 weeks Went to a regular prenatal check-up with my OB 5 days later, and she recommended going to the hospital to get a steroid shot. I was 3cm dilated and experiencing a few signs that the babies were going to come soon, so she wanted me to be on […]

Arden,  Lately, I have found myself often thinking: I am so proud of you. I think it when I hear you say a new word, or ask me an intricate question, or answer my questions appropriately. A personal favorite of mine is the other day when I asked you what your favorite color is. You […]

Here we are, THREE MONTHS IN with the twin babies. As with every phase of motherhood, it has gone by so fast, yet we feel like we’ve had them forever. I never thought I would say this, but the pregnancy — with all its discomfort, sickness, and pain — is a distant memory. Funny how […]

Truth be told, I have a draft of the twins’ birth story ready to go once I add pictures (which has sat in the drafts folder for weeks) and two and a half month’s worth of baby updates to write and post. At this point, I’m going to have to do a big update when […]

One of the main words that comes to mind when I think about these girls is surprise. From the beginning, surprise; from the first ultrasound, surprise; from the ultrasound that revealed their gender, surprise; from their early delivery, surprise. I wasn’t fully expecting to get pregnant when I did, or for the one baby to […]

Well, a lot has happened since I last posted! The twinnies are HERE, now 11 days old. And they are lovely.  The whirlwind began April 19 after a routine prenatal checkup. Clara Louise and Ruby Joy came by c section Thursday, April 20 at 3:36pm. Both weighed 5lbs 10oz, in true identical twin style.  There […]

34 weeks, 1 day with the twins  Well, here we are. The part where I’m a little done with feeling like a spectacle everywhere I go. I’m a pro now at avoiding eye contact and, when that doesn’t work, answering all the questions with as much patience and enthusiasm as I can muster. May 4…yes, these […]