6.0 Times Two


I could sit and listen to the two of them talk for hours. They go from idle chatter to fighting to laughing to arguing to happily playing together. There are injuries and hurt feelings every day, but most of all they love each other and would rather be together than apart. These two boys . . . → Read More: 6.0 Times Two

First Night Away from Each Other


When Juliana was 2, she would occasionally spend the night at my parent’s house. She enjoyed it and it was a nice break for me. Juliana turned 3 while I was in my first trimester with the boys and I was sick and exhausted all of the time. She started to stay there almost . . . → Read More: First Night Away from Each Other

Best Friends


When I ask one of the boys who they played with at childcare, the answer is always the same “My Brother”. I love that they play together and I love that they always have their best friend available. At the park yesterday the boys had been running back and forth across the field for a . . . → Read More: Best Friends

Juliana and Ruslan

Early on it was clear that Wyatt was Juliana’s favorite brother.  She told me that Ruslan was my baby and Wyatt was her baby.  Recently she is just as interested in . . . → Read More: Juliana and Ruslan

The Nutcracker and Random Juliana

We went to the Nutcracker on Sunday and I learned that I am not a fan of ballet…soooo boring. I would have fallen asleep if not for Juliana bouncing from my lap to her seat and back the whole time. 

Since our trip to Disney, Juliana questions whether people or animals are real.  . . . → Read More: The Nutcracker and Random Juliana


Juliana is slowly adjusting to having baby brothers. She is still mad at me about the whole thing – mad that I can’t pick her up, and mad that I haven’t taken her to school since they were born and mad that I am so often holding and feeding one of her brothers instead . . . → Read More: Adjusting

The Big Sister

Juliana met her brothers Tuesday afternoon. She was very excited to see them and hold them. She climbed right up to get a good look and then sat down ready to hold them. As soon as Wyatt started to cry, she tried to push him away, saying “Daddy take Him!” Later she had a . . . → Read More: The Big Sister