Friday, November 24, 2006

Happy Thanksgiving!

I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving! We had a fabulous time with all three babies enjoying their first Thanksgiving! There is a cute picture of the three of them on the photo page!

Wednesday, November 22, 2006

No more preemie formula

Hi! The boys had their 4 month checkup today and they are doing superbly well!! Ross now weighs 12lbs 15oz and is 22 1/4 inches long. Riley weighs 13lbs 13oz and is 23 1/2 inches long. The doctor was very, very happy with their progress! In fact, they have gained so much weight now that we can stop using the higher calorie preemie formula and switch to regular formula! We also got the go ahead to start trying some solid foods toward the end of next month, so I plan to spend my holiday break from work learning how to spoon feed twins! I hope you all have a wonderful, healthy, happy Thanksgiving!

Sunday, November 19, 2006

Cousin pics

Aunt Lyssie and Reid came over to visit yesterday! The boys were so adorable together and we got some cute pictures. I posted a couple of them!

Saturday, November 18, 2006

Weekly Photo Shoot

We had our weekly photo shoot today! The boys had another good week with their nanny and I am getting more used to being back at work. Riley is getting so strong! He is now able to hold his head and chest up for longer and longer while on his tummy. Ross is still working on lifting his head on his tummy, but he is getting better every day. On the other hand, Ross has nearly perfect head control when he is being held sitting up, and Riley still wobbles around a lot. The boys have their checkup this week, so I will have new weights to post soon. I can't wait to see how much they've grown! In case I don't have a chance to post before next weekend, Happy Thanksgiving!

Sunday, November 12, 2006

Smiles and laughter

Hi! I just posted some new pics I took of the boys this weekend. They are both doing beautifully! We all survived my first week back at work. The boys seemed to adjust far better than I did! The boys are both getting so big! I don't have current weights, but I will post them in a week or so when they go for their 4 month checkup. The are both smiling and laughing more and more, and they are doing better and better with sleeping through the night. time for more news! -Melissa

Friday, November 3, 2006

New pics

I just posted a few new pics of the boys in an adorable outfit that Grandma bought for them!

Wednesday, November 1, 2006

Our First Halloween

The boys had a great first Halloween! Ross was Piglet, which was his nickname in the NICU because of how much he loved to eat! Riley was Eeyore, because I thought the costume was adorable! We went to a Moms and Babies movie in the morning with Aunt Lyssie and Cousin Reid and Grandma and then we went visit my classroom at Pittsburgh Classical Academy. All of my friends, and my students, got a kick out seeing the boys and their costumes. Some other great news: Both boys are now smiling and laughing, which is the most beautiful sound in the world! Ross' latest weight is 11lbs 2oz and Riley's latest weight is 12lbs 9oz. Both boys are learning to reach for toys and can hold small objects for a little while. They are making lots of noises now and seem to love to hear themselves! It's so much fun to listen to them experiment with their voices. Don't forget to check out the pictures!! Thanks! -Melissa