Category Archives: Challenges

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Months 19-21

I’m actually keeping my goal of updating this blog within 3 months!  Amazing! The girls are now 21 months old, and over the past 3 months, we’ve conquered another cross-country flight and back for the holidays, met the girls’ donor … Continue reading

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Months 12-18

Believe it or not, I’ve had a draft of the “Month 12” post for six months now.  The April-May months were especially busy times so I never got around to finishing it.  Then, every time I would think about how … Continue reading

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Month 11

In just one more month, our girls will be a whole year old.  The months just keep flying by, and I’m sure that will quickly turn into years. As I suspected in last month’s post, both are walking, pretty much … Continue reading

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Month 10

I don’t know how these kids are already 10 months old, but I feel like I start almost every post with a similar statement.  Time flies when you’re having fun. This past month has been characterized by two things:  ever-increasing … Continue reading

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Month 9

Nine months old.  At 39.5 weeks old, they’ve officially been outside of the womb only 1.5 weeks longer than they were in.  When I think about how many changes and developmental stages the twins have already gone through, that makes … Continue reading

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Month 8

Babies change so quickly.  It’s amazing, really.  Up until this past month, I thought that the first couple of months were when they changed the most quickly.  But not now – this past month has been not only the fastest … Continue reading

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Month 7

Another month has come and gone, and I have no idea where it went.  When something fun or exciting is coming up (like school vacation or the holidays), I tend to have my sights set so hard on whatever is … Continue reading

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“She has your eyes…”

No, she doesn’t.  Her eyes are not “mine.” Obviously, I’m not talking in the possessive sense in that her eyes do not belong to me.  The fact is that she can’t have “my” eyes.  She was not conceived using my … Continue reading

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Month 6

Half a year. Has half a year gone by since the babies were born? Yes, I already understand the days are long but the years are short. The girls’ sleeping and eating patterns are still stable from Month 5 and … Continue reading