Sunday, August 16, 2009


I wish I was a better blogger. I read (or occasionally glance at) several blogs, some baby-related, some not, and they have fancy layouts with all kinds of gadgets and 238 followers and the writing is magazine worthy and there's pictures with witty captions, etc., etc. Me on the other hand...well, I'm just so low-tech in the first place (I could barely figure out how to get this far), and in the second place it's hard to find the time. I'm always thinking of topics to blog about and come up with great wording in my head but then when I actually go to blog I forget or I start but then I decide I don't really have the time and then end up just writing a quick update or whatever. I also don't think anyone cares that the girls are doing this or that or wearing this size or saying these words. I don't care about those things when I read other baby blogs (which is probably why I do so infrequently). I think I really want to focus on the challenges of having twins, and I know I could come up with some interesting and funny stuff and post much better entries if I just took the time but there's always so much to do during the girls' naptime that I just don't get around to blogging much.

Sunday, August 9, 2009

Our Daily Rountine at 17 months

A few days ago I was looking back through the girls' baby books to see what their daily routine was like the same time last year. It's weird to think that they were still taking 3 naps a day and not even eating solids yet. Then I realized that since the "daily routine" section of their baby books ends at 12 months, I haven't been recording it for the last 5 months and thought I should for future reference (to look back on a year from now or whenever). So here it is:

Wake up between 7:00 and 7:30 usually. Sometimes as early as 6:00 and as late as 8:00 .

Play for an hour or so, have some water and/or milk .

8:00 or 8:30 - breakfast

After breakfast I clean up while they play, then I get them dressed. Most days, I will do my 30 Day Shred workout and then take them for a walk after. Then we play until lunchtime. Otherwise we use this time to run errands.

12:00 or 12:30 - lunch

1:00-4:00ish - nap (I know! Lucky me!)

4:00 -5:30 - snack, play, start dinner

5:30 or 6:00 - dinner

After dinner, we usually go for a walk, sometimes stopping at the park to play. Then it's bedtime routine of jammies, flouride, brush teeth, play and read books.

9:00 - bed