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Twin comic caption contest

Caption contest! Ready… set… go:

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Attempting a 5-week portrait

I’ve decided that the timing has to be just right to photograph twins together. Claire, Edward, and I have a pretty packed schedule right now. I’m feeding them separately, administering medicine, pumping, and sterilizing bottles every 3 hours while we’re … Continue reading

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Our twins’ birth

My pregnancy with the twins was relatively uncomplicated. We managed to avoid some high-risk hassles like gestational diabetes, bed rest, preterm labor, etc. I experienced (double?) my share of unpleasant pregnancy symptoms, but the twins were perfectly content and healthy … Continue reading

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2-week-old twin portrait

I have a new appreciation for professional photographers who take adorable photos of twin newborns together. It was trickier than I expected. Before I started, I assumed I could get pics of one twin, pics of the twins together, then … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas from the Balhoffs

This morning under my tree, I found exactly what I never knew I always wanted.

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Home for the holidays

Santa and two tiny elves were seen leaving Woman’s Hospital tonight… Just in time to be home for the holidays!

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Twins meet their big brother

Our twins were born yesterday, and it was amazing to finally meet our two beautiful, healthy babies. (More photos and details coming soon.) There are many perfect moments to remember from their birthday yesterday, but this morning might have been … Continue reading

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Our growing family

First we were just two… Then Patrick made us three… And now… … to be continued… … VERY SOON!  

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Happy 3rd Birthday, Patrick!

Patrick is 3 years old! I love birthday parties, and we have been looking forward to this event for months. Really… Patrick has been asking for a “bug party” for his 3rd birthday since last spring. He loves insects; he … Continue reading

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Visiting the LSU Museum of Natural Science

Finally I’m “settled-in” enough after the move from NC to LA to take Patrick on fun adventures. Before this week, we’ve spent our mom-and-son time doing projects around the house, grocery shopping, furniture shopping, etc. With the exception of weekly … Continue reading

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