Thursday, September 24, 2009


So, you know how once a baby figure out that they can control their legs they like to bring their legs straight up and then drop then back down? I call them "ploppers." I'll often listen at the cracked door of the twins room and know that they're not yet asleep or they just woke up by the "thud-thud-thud" of those leg lifts and drops. It cracks me up to watch them lift and drop, lift and drop. So, the other night I put the twins to bed and was brushing my teeth when all of a sudden I heard a really loud "thud-thud-thud," but this time it wasn't coming from the babies room. I peered around the corner to my bedroom to find Brandon lying flat on his back doing "ploppers" on the bed. I laughed so hard I literally cried. "Hey, don't knock it till you've tried it," was all he had to say. He gets a kick out of imitating Jack and Jasmine - as you've already discovered in the pic above.

Saturday, September 19, 2009

Baby update

Jack and Jasmine are 6 and a half months now. I can't believe time has flown by so quickly. They are both sitting up. Jasmine loves to try new foods, Jack is still favoring the bottle. Jaz claps her hands and rolls over. Jack says, "ba ba ba ba." They had their shots yesterday and Jack is super miserable - low grade fever and incessant crying. Poor little guy. Poor mama - I was up every half hour with him last night until 4:30 am when he graciously let me sleep two solid hours before waking me at 6:30 again. Brandon took the morning shift from there and I slept until 10 am!

Looking back at this picture makes me cry. They are so floppy and still furry and tiny here - just 7 days old and 6 and 7 lbs each. Little sweeties.

Thursday, June 25, 2009

Jack and Jasmine are almost 4 months. I guess I'm a quarterly writer.

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Introducing Jack & Jasmine

Our twins were born March 3, 2009 by C-section. Jack Richard was born first and weighed in at 6 lbs 5 oz and 20 inches long. Jasmine Elizabeth followed at an amazing 7 lbs 3 oz and 21 inches long. They are both healthy and mostly happy babies. Mom and Dad are doing well and adjusting to parenthood. Brandon has been an amazing dad so far - helping with late night feedings and pulling his weight in diaper changing. Grandma Weight is here too and helping keep the crying to a minimum, the laundry going and the house clean. She's been a life-saver so far. It's amazing to watch my cute Brandon love his little babies. They are our little miracles. I love you Jack & Jasmine!

We took these photos ourselves, but our friend Kris Doman of KD portraits took some AMAZING photos when the twins were 7 days old. Check them out at, click on "blog" and Jack and Jasmine are the first photos featured at the top of the page. If I can get 10 of you to post comments, I can get an extra photo for free. Care to help me out? Thanks!