Here's Mama Penny and Jordan after J's bath. They love their baths, but hate being cold after the bath, so it is always a race to get them dried off and into new diapers and a blanket for warming and cuddle time.
Here are our Yin and Yang babies taking a nap. Aaahhh...sweet, sweet silence!
Each night after the kids have their bath, we give them little massages to help them calm down and get ready for bed. Here's Mama Penny and Auntie Kelly giving massages one day last week. Thanks for the baby wrangling help, Kell. Some nights we honestly could not manage without you!
After the massages, we swaddled the babies and put them on our bed to further settle down before going into the bassinets. When they were put down, they were at least two feet apart. When we went in the bedroom a bit later, the above picture is what we found. They had scooted themsevles together so that they were touching. It was so cute that I practically cried. Sometimes their twin stuff is just truly amazing!
Here are the kids in their car seats after an outing at the park. They were still sleeping, so we let them continue to nap in their seats. You know what they say...Silence is golden, and never is that more true than at our house these days! We made our first appearance at the San Francisco Dyke March as a family yesterday. Above is Taylor showing off her Pride bib. Love makes a family, indeed! We were somewhat of an attraction at the march. People had lots of questions and even took our pictures alot. The kids slept most of the evening, as the noise of the crowd and the outside air really seemed to agree with them.
Mama Penny shows off Jordan's Pride attire. Truth be told, no one is more proud than the two new moms. At last year's Dyke March, we were wondering if I would ever get pregnant, as we oohed and ahhed over the other gay moms and their kids at the march. And here we are with our little ones at the march this year. What a difference a year makes!
Sarah and Sarah came to the Dyke March with us. They helped out a ton with the kids. Thanks for the holding, feeding, and changing, gals! Our kids love their Auntie Sarahs so much already! We can't wait for you guys to be moms, too. Hurry up and decide to start trying to get pregnant already! :P
I will leave you with a picture of the happy family. Look at those smiles. Could we BE any prouder (a la Chandler Bing from Friends)? I honestly don't think so! Happy Pride everyone!
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