Thursday, June 18, 2009

The Twins are 15 Months Old!

We took Mary Kate and Ashely in for their 15 month check up yesterday and all is well. I expressed concerns about them being slightly behind developmentally and he seemed to think they are right on track. He continues to assure me that the gap for preemies closes significantly by age 2. I know this, and I also know that comparing children is pointless, especially when comparing premature twins to a first born that could practically recite the Gettysburg address at 12 months. He's happy, I shall be happy (while reading more and stuffing their faces with creme puffs to fatten them up)

Mary Kate seems to be a little more vocal. She says Dada, Mama, Bye bye, Hi, Pop, Touchdown and Whos-at? -- Ashley says Dada, Mama, Bye bye, and can sing the Naaaa, na na na na na, of Elton Johns Crocodile Rock.

They both stand and cruise and Ashley will take a few steps before deciding to crawl or walk on her knees.

Ashley eats pretty much anything you put in front of her and loves fruit. Mary Kate is still battling her texture issues, most of the time if you shove the strawberry or banana in her mouth she realizes that she likes it, but she won't initiate contact.

Mary Kate goes in for her surgery at the end of this month, we are nervous and hopeful. We would love nothing more than to move past this kidney issue and hear the words, "All Better" and/or "No More Surgery."

They are sweet, cuddly, and happy. They keep me on my toes, and I'm loving every second of it.

1 comment:

Michelle said...

Yeah! Happy 15 months!