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Ten Months Postpartum | 10 Month Old Twins

We have made it to double digits people! In just two short months, we will be celebrating the twins’ FIRST BIRTHDAY! I can’t even think about that… as 10 month old twins, they are already two little beaming personalities that fill our lives with double the craziness and double the love.

This ten month point marks a good place in this journey.

10 month old twinsTen Months Postpartum

I mentioned in my nine month postpartum update that I felt like we were finally getting to a good place. I have really come to accept the way that the twins were born, my anxiety is finally at a totally manageable level…

Not gone, but I’ll take it!

Aside from the fact that I have had to go through another five iron infusion treatments, on top of the five I have already done, everything is going pretty well. I have moments where I feel myself slipping back down into that dark place that I was at right after the twins were born, but I have finally figured out how to pull myself out of that and look around to see my four beautiful children.

Postpartum is hard. It has been one of the biggest challenges in my life. I am really thankful, however, that I got to experience it because I have learned so much about myself, my marriage, and my children in this past year.

I have really been kicking it into gear with my fitness goals. I have done the Advocare cleanse portion twice now and really love it for a good detox. I am trying to step my workouts up a notch and get myself to the point that makes me feel good in terms of body image.

11 months postpartum… I’m ready for you!

10 Month Old Twins

These babies are just growing away!

Annabelle is 19lbs now! She went from this tiny little premie baby to being a chunk, and I adore her. She is quite the daddy’s girl, just like her sisters. The bond that the three of them have is completely priceless. She loves to play with her sisters and is just the sweetest little girl. By sweetest, I mean adorable but FULL of attitude.

She has two bottom teeth, and is working on more on the top. She pulls herself up on everything and tries to stand on her own. We had a little bit of a scare with her… somehow she got ecoli poisoning so we had to take her to have an abdominal ultrasound. But, she’s alright:)IMG_3430

Oliver is 22lbs now and quite the bulky little boy. He loves to wrestle with his dad and he tries to wrestle his twin… but that doesn’t work out well for him since she has such a high-pitched scream;) He and our two-year-old have a really unique bond and they play so well together. He just chases her around the house and they laugh together for hours. He is, and forever will be, my little mama’s boy.

He has 3 bottom teeth and 2 on the top. He is right at the edge of taking his first steps! He stands up on his own and loves to walk when someone is holding his hands. I’m expecting those little feet to go on their own any day now. IMG_3434

One more update, and then I will be sharing their 1st birthday! Thank you all for going through this crazy adventure with us:)

*Cheers to life with twins*

joanna at motherhood and merlot


  1. So fun! I remember getting to the ten month mark with my daughter as well. 🙂 I’m always so impressed with mamas of twins! It’s hard enough with one so you are a real rock star!
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  2. So sweet. They are precious! My little one is almost 9 months old and I cannot believe it. It’s unreal how fast they grow. I’m glad you’re doing well, I didn’t go through PPD but i pray for those who have because I can’t imagine how hard it must be.
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  3. They are so adorable!! Time really does fly.. they are turning into little people! 🙂
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  4. How adorable! The first year always goes by so quickly it’s insane!
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  5. So glad to hear you are feeling better. Iron infusions? WOW! That’s sounds intense. I too have anxiety and slip in and out, it’s harder somedays than others.

  6. I just realized Cam is 11 months old today. This year has gone by so quickly! How scary that Annabelle got e. coli! I am sure you were freaking out.

  7. What little cuties, I have a fifteen month old and she alone is a handful! Great job mama <3

  8. All your children are so beautiful & adorable! Its really so tough for modern women to juggle with work, daily household chores, child care, spending time with husband and yet still have to look good and have time for self care….I can feel your positivity, you go girl! 🙂

  9. It makes me so happy to read this. You are doing AMAZING!!! The kiddos are so adorable, and WOW, so cannot believe it’s 10 months already <3 *Hugs*
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  10. You are amazing, mama! I remember when my baby girl was 10 months. It seems like just yesterday. 🙂


  11. They grow so fast during the first year! Keep enjoying it!

  12. So precious! You do an awesome job, mama! 🙂
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  13. So adorable!! They are growing up so fast, it’s truly hard to believe!
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  14. They are so precious and I am glad that you are getting to a better place!

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