Grooooooooow babies!!

How 2 men + 2 women - sex + science = 2 babies!!

This is the funny, heart-warming, tearful, inspiring, and shocking truth about my journey to have a child.

How a man, another man, a woman, another woman, a couple lawyers, a few doctors, a psychologist, a couple social workers and some agencies make a baby.

Sunday, March 25, 2012

Why Chloe Is a Rock Star and More Pictures

I was texting with Chloe last night and asked how she was doing.  She said it's pretty much the same.  I then asked if she was going to try eating spicy foods or exercising to help start labor.  She said she was going to hold out.  She's amazing to keep this up.  Chloe also said the hospital had called her to say she has to be at the hospital at 4:30AM on Friday to start the induction.  So we officially have a date and time for the beginning of the end of this journey.  It's exciting of course, but there is a little sadness that this journey has a very large and important chapter coming to a close.  Of course the excitement far outweighs the sadness.  

I also have more pictures from the baby shower in Chicago.  My dad loves to take pictures.  When digital cameras were invented and he could click, click, click and not waste film it was like a dream come true.  Sometimes my family thinks he takes too many pictures.  With babies on the way, I think we may have to eat our words.  I'm sure we'll be happy to have a family photographer.  Here are a bunch of pictures he took at the shower that I'm thrilled we have to remember the special day.

A Baby Breeza so we can feed the twins healthy fruits and vegetables.

Wall decals.  I can't wait to put these up!

The bowl that defies gravity.

Bibs and bottles - definitely necessary.

First books to make our kids smart.
Hand rattles.  We're bringing those to the hospital with us.


Some of the softest blankets AND they match out theme.
A drain for the 1,437,392 bottles we'll be cleaning.

I haven't quite figured out all the uses for a boppy but I hear they are invaluable.

Books including a book about the bond between a dad and his child. 
Animal blankets - Derek's nephew LOVES these.

Cute clothes and clay to remember their feet and hands when born.

Toys!  Love toys!

To help with bath time.
And more bath time fun.
Gosh, babies need a lot to take a bath.

"My Soft Shabbat Set."  How cute.  Plus challah, candles and even wine. 
The crotchet hats and pictures from Chloe.
The party decoration which will be hung in our home.
The awesome gift containing advice from all of our friends and family at the party.


  1. OK, I am super JEALOUS!! Your shower looks like it was sooo much fun!!! You guys got some really awesome gifts for the babes! YAY!!!

  2. Looks like a wonderful time, and I'm sure that book is very special. Can't believe it's induction time already!

  3. Looks like you guys had a great time and were showered with amazing gifts for the babies. How exciting, I can't believe how close you are to having them.

  4. Thanks for sharing the pictures. Those were fun to look at!

  5. 5 days! Babies will be here in 5 days or less!

    Great shower gifts and pictures!

  6. Whoa. That's THIS WEEK...YOU ARE HAVING A BABY THIS WEEK!!! Crazy!!!

  7. OMGosh! You guys are so close! I am so excited for you!!!