October 27, 2012

Hello from the 2.5 year olds! :)

Hello there... Has it really been over 6 months?  As cliche as it may sound, time has flown by... and I have not had much motivation to write!

I have enjoyed being home with the twins, but I feel the urge to step out and get active part time.    In an attempt to re-discover myself, I have taken upon myself to loose some weight.  I have lost approximately 17 lbs in 5 months, which is no where close to my pre-pregnancy weight... but better late than never!  I was brisk walking 2-3 miles at least 3-5 times a week... the weather has been a damper (excuses ;)).  I need to get our treadmill working so I can start doing my routine indoors.  I am also eating a lot of salads and less/low carbs... which has helped a lot!

Few of our highlights...
-RT is completely potty trained (we still have night diaper on though); RM is done with pee-pee, but holds his poop till he has woken up in the morning or after a nap, and goes in his diaper/pull ups; We do not wear any pull ups or diapers when we are going out!
-We have two bilingual chatter boxes here.  They can easily switch between English and our native tongue.
-We still sleep in our cribs.  Ever since RT took a dive on to the floor just after they turned 2, they haven't really tried hoping across the railing.  I am hoping we can get over naps and do the transitions!  In which case I wouldn't have two bouncy kids running around their rooms multiples times in a day.  I am sure I am speaking too soon! :)
-We still do a 1-3 hour nap.  Though, we can very well skip a nap... but that usually leads to tired and fussy evenings.
-We are still going to the Y for their enrichment programs... 2-3 times a week.  We will most likely continue with this till they turn 3.  I feel like they are getting the social/educational exposure that they need at home and outside... and we can wait a little before starting school.
-RT finally switched over to straw sippy at 2 years (our third attempt).
-We have done a lot of fun stuff (fairs, zoo, museum, beaches, mountains, farmers markets, amusement park, weekend trips) this summer... things they remember and appreciate.  Whave finally reached a stage where we can spend time away from home and not have to worry about night time sleep.

With Sandy approaching... everyone stay safe!


  1. Good to hear from you! Congrats on the weight loss, and stay safe through the storm. I know you're pretty private, but it would be so fun to see a picture of those two all "grown up!"

  2. Getting pregnant and calculating your due date is easier than ever with the advances of modern technology.  I am expecting pregnancy symptoms and I wish to have twins in future. Loved reading your post.