Wednesday, January 26, 2011
I was already half-way through the pregnancy.
We laughed. And laughed. And laughed.
And then started thinking through all the implications.
We went shopping for a fifteen passenger van.
But in all the consideration of extra baby equipment and a double stroller and two car seats and two baby beds and all the rest, I hadn't really through thru to the 'little kids' years.
A blessed challenge.
A busy challenge.
And they are not a big fan of being treated as a team. They like their individual attention.
But they like being twins. And they love seeing their birth video. And they love that they were born around the same time, but they also like being able to designate that 7 of 8 was first and 8 of 8 was second.
And they talk and talk and talk.
And I'm still learning to talk twin. To see them as the unique set they are and to see them as individuals. To see their levels of development, how they are the same and how they are different. To celebrate them as a team and to celebrate them as distinct personalities.
And to be enjoying this ride. That started four years ago this week.
When we found out we were having twins...