Two Men and Two Babies

By Editors

Originally published on January 03 2011 6:40 PM ET

Neil Patrick Harris and partner David Burtka
shared stories and pictures of their new twins, Harper Grace and Gideon
Scott, in the new issue of People magazine.

The twins, born with the aid of a surrogate, prompted the couple to a move to a more family-friendly home in the Hollywood Hills and has allowed them to opt out of social commitments.

“I just love the way [the twins] smell. And we can use them as an excuse to get out of almost anything,” Harris told People. “That’s cleared the calendar in a good way.” 

“Harper has been fussy but Gideon is the easiest baby in the world,” Burtka said. “They’re just now starting to recognize us and smile.” 

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