Highlights of 2017 – September to December

September   The arrival of September meant it was time for us to head back to Alberta. We had such an amazing summer in B.C. and it was hard to leave our friends and family. Thankfully, Mike had some weekends off during the month and we were able to make some fun memories as a family of four. We took a day trip to the Telus Spark Science Center in Calgary and the boys had an absolute blast. The water table was their favorite. I’m so glad we brought an extra change of clothes because they were both completely soaked!…

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Highlights of 2017 – May to August

May May was a big month for the boys! They both started crawling and pulling themselves up. This was very exciting, but it also meant we really needed to start baby-proofing. Two crawling babies can sure get into a lot of trouble.     May was also their first birthday! When the boys were in the NICU, I constantly thought about their first birthday. I pictured us celebrating together, the boys happy and healthy, surrounded by our friends and family. And this is exactly what it was. Their first birthday was one of the best days of my life. And…

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Highlights of 2017 – January to April

January   Our year started off in the best way possible with the arrival of the boy’s cousin, Vaida.                My sister went into labour early in the morning on January 20th and called us right away. We were lucky that we were able to fly back to Kelowna in time to be there for the delivery. It was so special to be in the room when my niece was born. I don’t remember much from the day the boys were born (which is probably a good thing) and I really appreciate that my sister shared such a…

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