"It's hard to wait around for something you know may never happen; but it's harder to give up when you know it's everything you want"
Sunday, January 24, 2016
6 months of joy
It blows my mind that it's been 6 months since these little guys came into the world. To say they are a delight is putting it mildly. They are an absolute joy and bright up my whole world every day. Their little personalities are really starting to shine now.
Casey (aka Twin A)
Casey is my sensitive soul. I simply have to walk in the room and he smiles at me. He's laid back and super chill. Unless he's hungry. My little man loves to eat. Which should be completely evident by looking at those sweet cheeks of his. He is 18 pounds 9 ounces. Preemie NO MORE! He's started eating solids and is a huge fan. He's of the "Get in my belly NOW", mindset. He sleeps 11 hours a night and has since he was 4 months old. He's a wee more serious most of the time, but when you get a laugh out of him, they are of the down deep in the belly kind. It's pretty awesome. He rolled over a few times around Thanksgiving, but then decided he was done with that (or just got to fat) and is now just content to lie on his belly or back. Though he's started doing crunches recently, so I'm guessing he'd like to sit up soon. He wears size 9 month clothes and size 4 diapers. He is without a doubt going to be my little mama's boy. He totally gives the best snuggles I've ever had.
Britton (aka Twin B)
Britton is going to be the life of the party, the instigator of all things naughty and will keep us laughing for the rest of our life, I have NO doubt. He wants to be walked around so he can see what's what. His daddy is happy to oblige him and does a lot of baby wearing around the house. Pretty sure it's his favorite. He also likes to squeal, squawk, and holler as loud as he possibly can. It's quite humorous. And maybe one of my top 3 favorite sounds. He laughs with his mouth wide open and is very ticklish! He's rolling from back to belly and belly to back regularly and also working on his core. He also loves to stand up (assisted of course). He's wearing size 9 months and size 4 diapers and is 18 pounds 8 ounces. He'll eat, but it isn't quite as much of a priority as it is with Casey.
I think about our life just over a year ago and how much it's changed. Three infants is not easy. It's exhausting, it's hard and it's chaotic. But it's the best kind of chaos and every thing I dreamed being a mother could be. We had so many hard moments the past 4 years, this is what dreams are made of and make it all worth it.
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<3 Your story brought tears to my eyes! What miracles - all around!ReplyDelete
Love the update!ReplyDelete
So, so happy for all of you! Thank you for sharing the update!ReplyDelete
What a beautiful family! I am so happy for you!ReplyDelete
So so so precious! I can't believe he sleeps 11 hours! That is so amazing :) Love every update and picture you share!ReplyDelete
So jelly on the 11 hour sleep. Any pointers? Lol! Love the update.ReplyDelete
Oh my goodness! There is so much love in this post! 18 pounds? I love it!!ReplyDelete
11 hours of sleep what?? You deserve it!! Precious family!ReplyDelete
Having only ever had one baby at a time, I cannot imagine how busy you are... So THANK YOU for your updates! Your babies are gorgeous and it's so much fun to follow your story!ReplyDelete
What sweet boys (and love that last picture where they are looking over their baby sister!)ReplyDelete
Could they be any more precious?! I mean seriously....amazing little miracles :) Every time I think of you, I smile and remember, miracles do happen...you are proof. Love to you always Suz! xoxoReplyDelete
This makes me so so happy. Little sweethearts.ReplyDelete
Casey's cheeks make me smile every time. : ) What a freaking BEAUTIFUL family you've made. I mean seriously, your kids are GORGEOUS! Also, you failed to mention how long Britton sleeps...I'm guessing not 11 hours. : )ReplyDelete
SO amazing, so happy for you!ReplyDelete
Oh Suzanne...you came to my mind all of a sudden and I had to check your blog...and this is what I see. My heart is overflowing. I am so full of joy for you. I am sure that you are in the thick of it. I'm sure that you are feeling overwhelmed in the best and worst senses of the word. (-: Again, my heart is so full of gratitude for your story and for your family of five. Also, they are all just gorgeous.ReplyDelete
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