Category Archives: RaptorTwins

3 Month Mia Update!

Mia is doing fantastic!  She’s making great eye contact, she’s started smiling and cooing, and she’s tracking.  Also trying to find her thumb and lifting her head up.   ECI is going fantastic.  We just added speech and a nutritionist. … Continue reading

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3 Month Xander Update!

Since the babies are 3 1/2 months old now, it seems like a good time for an update!  And since they’ve basically stopped napping unless they’re in my lap, you get instagram pics.   Xander had surgery on mine and … Continue reading

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Babies!

Like I said on Wednesday, I decided to split our trip to the splash pad in to 2 layouts largely because the light was so pretty where the babies were sleeping and I was having too much fun with my … Continue reading

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Surgery Update and Swimming Layout

It was decided that Xander’s surgery couldn’t wait so he had it on Friday.  Xander wasn’t thrilled about being denied his breakfast, but he actually handled it better than I thought he would.  (And if I’m being honest, he handled … Continue reading

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2 month twin update and flair badges

They’re still little, but they’re getting bigger!  Xander is positively chunky at 8lbs 2oz and 21.5 inches long.  He’s grown 2.5 inches!  Mia’s still a little peanut, but she’s up to 7lbs 6 oz and 19.5 inches long.  She’s grown … Continue reading

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ER Adventures

So, remember how Mia was supposed to be our problem child?  Well, Xander decided to give her a run for her money.  Back in April at the wee age of 2 1/2 weeks, Xander aspirated some of his spit up … Continue reading

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Breastfeeding Twins

Breastfeeding is super important to me.  After a bit of a rocky start, Raptor and I had a great nursing relationship.  She self-weaned when my milk dried up at 15 months.  Imagine a rant here about my OB who insisted … Continue reading

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Introducing the Raptor Twins!

Meet Alexander James (Xander) and Emilia Marie (Mia).  They’re here!  And they’re perfect.  Loud, messy, sleepless, and perfect.   Here they are at 1 month and 1 day.  I love that Xander is such a flirt and Mia’s all whatever, … Continue reading

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Carseat Covers

I finished them!  I used this tutorial and it’s great so I didn’t feel compelled to reinvent the wheel.   The main change I made was to use the same fabric for all of it instead of trying to find … Continue reading

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Wipes are done!

Whew.  Last week was a week, you know?  One of those weeks.  Raptor, who is almost never sick, got a nasty stomach bug that she so generously shared with me.  She and I were out of commission for almost a … Continue reading

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