Category Archives: RaptorTwins

Fun with Contact Paper!

Mia’s occupational therapist has been recommending for a while that we put some contact paper up on the wall to encourage Mia to work on standing up.  The idea is that you put the contact paper up, sticky side out, … Continue reading

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St Patrick’s Day Shirts

Look Ma! I used my Silhouette!    If you follow me on instagram, you’ve already seen these pics, but I wanted to blog them anyway. How cute did they turn out!  I found a file that I liked and then … Continue reading

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Xander’s First Hair Cut

RaptorDad finally put his foot down and said that Xander’s baby curls mullet had to go by this weekend or he was giving him a buzz cut.  Okay, okay.  I give in.  ::sob:: Xander was not pleased.  The girls at … Continue reading

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I have 2 Six Month Olds!

The babies are 6 months old!  How did that happen?!?  We started solids today (actually a week ago, I’ve been slacking a bit on the blog) which was super exciting.  We started with avocado because it’s soft and nutritionally dense. … Continue reading

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Xander and Neurosurgery Update

We’re in the clear for at least 3 more months!  Mia’s Dr said he wasn’t going to base his decision only on the numbers on the scan and that clinically she looked great.  What a huge relief!  Now we just … Continue reading

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Mia Updates

Oh, my sweet Mia.  We’ve had lots of appointments in the last few weeks so lots of updates!  Mia went to see the eye dr and the results were mixed.  Structurally her eyes are fine which is fantastic news, but … Continue reading

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Godparents Scrapbook Page

I had a really hard time deciding on Godparents for the twins.  At first, I wanted there to be no overlap between any of the kids’ Godparents.  The problem is that we just don’t have that many Catholics to choose … Continue reading

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Teething Necklaces

I love the cute little amber teething necklaces.  They’re not meant for babies to chew on.  Supposedly the amber warms against their skin and releases something that helps with pain.   I don’t know if they actually work or not, … Continue reading

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On Torticollis and Bathtime

Slowly but surely I’m working my way through the babies’ first month.  Today is their first bath! With boy/ girl twins, I’m trying to keep the layouts from being too girly, but it’s no secret that I love pink.   … Continue reading

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ENT Referral and Twin Smiles

Mia has been making this weird noise pretty much since she was born.  I’ve tried to describe it to the various medical professionals, but the little stinker has yet to make it in one of their presences.  Her speech therapist … Continue reading

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