Here Comes Griffin!

Editor’s note: I had promised to write this right after the previous post, but alas, even while this page has remained open in my web browser, three weeks have passed. Three very busy weeks. Last night, a Tuesday night, Tristen went to Target with Torrie and the boys. When she got back and was feeding them, I looked over at her and she looked just absolutely beat. Starting the previous night I think, she would stop now and then and just breathe very deeply. I kept asking her if she was alright, or I’d ask if she’s about to have the baby. Having never gotten this far in a pregnancy or experienced any real contractions, and it being two weeks …

Eight Months of Twinning

Fawkes and Phoenix have been with us for eight months now. Normally on these birthday posts I devote a bunch of time to writing about what the boys are doing these days, but I covered a lot of it a few days ago. I could add, though, that Phoenix is continuing to get better at¬†holding his bottle and both boys are doing a really good job pulling themselves up on things. This morning, Phoenix was on his knees holding himself up against a car seat. The other one was next to it, and he ended up moving from one to the other. I was watching him closely because he looked like he was going to reach out to the second …

Growing Families: An IVF Story

WECT TV6-WECT.com:News, weather & sports Wilmington, NC Tristen and I were interviewed recently about having undergone invitro fertilization by WECT, a local news station. We were pretty excited about seeing what they were able to do with our interview and really enjoyed watching it.