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There’s Nothing Worse Than Twins with Acid Reflux, Part 1

There’s Nothing Worse Than Twins with Acid Reflux, Part 1

“There’s nothing worse than having twins with GERD.”  That’s what our gastroenterologist said to me at our first visit.  Thanks for the encouragement doc. Kaitlyn and Ava were diagnosed with  GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease) in January. Here’s the tale of our journey of colicky nights, incessant crying, plus tips to survive.  Six months later our … Continue reading

Friday Family Photos: The Kaitlyn Crawl

Friday Family Photos: The Kaitlyn Crawl

Kaitlyn’s on the move this week perfecting her crawl.  She started out rocking back and forth on all fours, and she now varies between a breaststroke movement to using her feet to push her forward motion. Here are Kaitlyn and Ava lounging in the backyard. Ava in our backyard looking up at the trees. Many … Continue reading

In Search of a Better Photo

In Search of a Better Photo

I’ve owned a digital camera for over a year, and I still use the auto focus settings. Sad, I know. But now that I have 2 little girls in my life, I’m in search of a better clearer photo to capture these precious moments. Today, I’m embarking on the 31 Days to a Better Photo … Continue reading

Preparing Your Dog to Meet Your Baby

Preparing Your Dog to Meet Your Baby

Our dog Miles is our first child. So, when we brought Kaitlyn and Ava home from the hospital, we wanted his transition to be smooth. Now he recognizes the girls as part of our “pack”. He often sits with them and is deeply concerned for their welfare. If one of them cries in the night, … Continue reading

Ava’s Delight, My Delight

Ava’s Delight, My Delight

When Ava sees me, the smile on her face is pure joy.  When I greet her in her crib each morning, she smiles.  When I walk in the room, she smiles. When I say her name, she smiles.  Being her mom is bliss, and it warms my heart that she smiles at me.  She delights … Continue reading

Friday Family Photos: A Texas 4th

Friday Family Photos: A Texas 4th

The girls spent this 4th of July week visiting their Texas family. Nana’s House Ava is giving her grandmother Nana a hard time (above) while Kaitlyn pays attention to me. Josie, also a twin, holds her cousin Kaitlyn.  Yes, twins do run in the family. Pop and Gram’s House Here is Carlie , Josie’s twin, … Continue reading

Road Trip Update

Road Trip Update

We’re on the road this week in Texas visiting family. Here are the girls, Ava and Kaitlyn. Ava at Starbucks in Ruston, LA. Kaitlyn at Papa Sito’s in Fort Worth, TX.