Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Happy birthday little one year-olds!

It's been quite the year, and who thought I'd ever say it, but I actually love having twins. (Now, at least :). It's so fun to watch them interact with each other - following each other around the house, or crawling excitedly towards each other until they get face to face and don't know what to do next besides poke each other's eyes out. And it's fun (usually) watching Cash interact with them too. Our house is very lively and a bit crazy, but we're having a great time.

Here are some of the latest antics:

Morning routine: combined bed jumping, always insisted upon by Cash:

Diaper-clad bubble blowing on the balcony for the neighbors to enjoy:

Accompanied by some baby tickling:

The morning I decided not to buy any more blueberries for a while:

And in video form - many of the same you've already seen, along with waffles with strawberries and whip cream eating, going to physical therapy (can you see why they love it? Cash especially); the only quiet time in the house (movies), and their sweet dancing skills.

I may be in for it with these boys after having a mellow first child. Especially that little Phoenix. He even crinkles up his nose and snickers at you while he's being a trouble-maker.

Today we're going to have a little pool party for their birthday. Because how many places can you have a pool party in February?

Anyway, we're lucky we got two of you little boys.


Jorgenson Clan said...

So fun! It really gets better and more fun from here on out. You did great this year!

Gavin and Shawna said...

Happy Birthday you cute boys! I hear next year's b-day will mark the momentous part where twins are the best thing ever. Nice work mommy...you/they survived the first year of craziness.

Anonymous said...

One of my favorite memories is that the minute we step into the long hallway at your building, they remember the echoes there and start squawking to hear their voices reverberate in the halls. Pretty tricky! Reminds me of the story of Mark and Jane's firstborn, Morgan, explaining bats and their echolocation to his mother as a 3-year-old preschooler in Tokyo.

Happy, happy birthday, boys!


Shannon said...

Happy Birthday! The three of them will be the best of friends. And it truly does just keep getting better.

Julie M. said...

Happy Birthday!! They are so stinkin' cute! I love your video, and pictures. Thanks for sharing!

Jess said...

Happy Birthday boys!
And I am jealous of a pool party in February!

AnnaMarie Ferrell said...

Oh that's sweet. I'm glad you're glad you have twins. I'm glad you do too, because I can enjoy them without the hard times.

Safire said...

Happy Birthday to those cute boys! And you made it! I'm looking forward to the year mark too. Thanks for sharing.

Julie said...

They are so, so, so cute! We almost called to sing but figured they eat the phone! Hope you had a great day!

The Ottleys

LuAnn said...

Yeah...you made it through year 1!

Melanie said...

Awww. That is so great Jen! You guys look so happy and your apartment is great! So bright and open. good choice! You made it! You all made it through the first year!
Hurray for mama!

The Freemans said...

Jen they are so sweet...You totally have your hands full!!!