Mary on January 27th, 2011

Over the past week or so, Dominic and Alexander have started scooting backward, and as part of their self-soothing sleeping ritual, they have started rocking, rolling and scooting all over their cribs. As a result, in the last couple of days both Dominic and Alexander have started proto-crawling by pushing themselves up on their arms […]

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Mary on January 24th, 2011

The Twin-Daddy and I have started sleep training Dominic and Alexander. The Twin-Daddy took on the difficult task of the bedtime shift over the past week (Mommy just couldn’t do it), but I have been working on their naptimes for consistency. We’ve set up a semi-structured day schedule (3 naps) with a fixed bedtime (7-7:30 […]

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Mary on January 21st, 2011

Another gorgeous day and another trip out in the stroller. Today we walked to the Fort Natomas park just two or three blocks away. There is another little playground behind the fort, and Alex and Dom each got a turn in the swings. Dom thought the swing was pretty cool, but it was Alex who […]

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Mary on January 20th, 2011

We’ve had a string of lovely days here with the temperature in the 60s in the afternoon, and the boys and I have been enjoying our afternoon walks. Yesterday was a little cooler, so I bundled them in their little bear coats. Today was the warmest yet, and Dom was sitting forward and looking around […]

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Mary on January 19th, 2011

Dominic’s first tooth started to come in on Monday, January 17! He seems to have more teething pain than his brother, but the favorite pastime of them both right now is gumming anything they can get their hands on. We bought them a couple of the teething toys that you can chill in the refrigerator, […]

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