Hallelujah! We have made it three months with two babies. The biggest happening this month has been shots, which were technically their “2 month” shots but they actually occurred about a week after the twins turned two months old. I refer to shots as the “s word” not only because it is a scary event for new parents, but also because it is a controversial topic. There has been a lot of buzz surrounding immunizing babies and children and some… Read more »

P&G’s second month included a major new development of the bad kind: colic. I thought we would be one of the lucky families to quietly wade our way through parenting without a colicky baby. Around the twins’ one month “birthday”, I distinctly remember sitting around the dinner table with my husband and parents discussing how fortunate we were to have such happy, sweet babies. Then the colic monster reared its ugly head. At five weeks we started to notice that… Read more »

Our baby girl, G, and baby boy, P, came into the world prematurely, at exactly 35 weeks. My water broke at 12:30 AM, we drove to the hospital, checked in, waited two hours for our Dr. to show up, and gave birth to them via C-section, all with very little stress or fanfare. I never felt a contraction. They went straight to the NICU and spent two days there with no serious issues. They had perfect apgar scores, ate well,… Read more »