Hello world! We are all doing good despite my lack of blogging efforts! The twins are now just over 2 months old! (!?!??!)
I can’t believe how fast the last 2 months have went! They are such great little babies and are the light of our lives. It’s so fun to watch them change and grow but still so sad at the same time. If I could have any magic power it would be to slow time down because it definitely is going at lightening speeds.
Aria – Aria is our little doll. She is laid back, patient, and throws out smiles with little effort on our part! She loves to be read to, go for walks in the stroller, and be outside. Her hair has beautiful soft curls that are getting curlier by the second and her eyes and lashes have become one of my favorite features on her to stare at. She also has started to giggle some and likes to have parties in her crib at 3 AM giggling. It’s a sweet, sweet sound to wake up to!
Myles – Myles is our little Mr. Serious and sometimes makes you work for a smile and other times he’ll throw them out there like bread crumbs to birds! He is going to have THE greatest facial expressions and often lifts his right eyebrow at us. Although he isn’t as patient as Aria (it’s a man thing I’m sure of it!), he loves to cuddle and if given his favorite blanket, he settles right down. Our lovely day care friend realized one day that the blanket we had sent with him for the day wasn’t cutting it but his sister’s sure did the trick! Luckily it’s a mint green and white polka dot blanket and although it has two coral birdies in the corner and ruffles all around the edges (hey, it could have been her hot pink blanket right?!) – that thing goes everywhere with us now and I have a good feeling it always will. It’s adorable to see how much it comforts him though!
Last weekend we took the kids to their first hockey scrimmage. Myles is really into watching anything active and stayed awake the whole time watching the players on the ice go back and forth. I think it made Dad very proud!
The weather has been beautiful and summer-like, finally, so we have been getting outside with them as much as we can! Our backyard has wonderful big trees that provide lots of shade and the kids love to watch the branches above them move in the breeze. I think we’ll be spending lots of time outdoors with the kids as they grow and I’m super excited for that because that’s the only place I ever want to be!
Sleep has been going fairly good! About every 3rd night they sleep completely through the night, then they have a night or two each thrown in-between where one will be a little more awake at bedtime than the other or one will wake up around 2/3 AM and be wide awake. Day care has helped tremendously with getting them more on a schedule and getting lots of fresh air throughout the day has helped make some really great nights! We have heard so many say “I’m not sure how you do it with twins!?” but quite honestly, I’m not sure how we would do it with just one? They make it fairly easy on us and I would gladly take 4 babies as good as Aria and Myles than have one really fussy baby! My heart goes out to parents of colicky babies, you are the real superheroes!!!
They are both growing right on track, are great little eaters, and have almost doubled their birth weights. Although I don’t want it to come any faster than it already will, we are excited to see them continue to grow into little people and see their personalities really come out!