We're tired over here, folks. This working thing, while necessary, is exhausting. Natalie is doing well with Jen's mom now, but is not sleeping as well at night because she'd like to nurse and be close all night long. Hence, we are not sleeping as well. So that is why there has been not so much posting.
In the absence of words, I give you Natalie's latest tricks.
(Note that she slithers in the opposite direction of my attempts to gain her attention. Slightly independent, she is.)
We have both known for as long as we can remember that we wanted to have kids. We decided to start down the road to parenthood about three years ago, beginning with research. In May of 2004 we began inseminating, and in July, we hit the jackpot. Unfortunately, it turned out to be a partial molar pregnancy, and we endured a miscarriage, followed by months of medical treatment, monitoring, and frustration. We began trying to conceive again in May 2005 (against our doctor's advice). We were lucky to get pregnant again in July. Despite our fears and worries, this pregnancy went smoothly and ended with a wonderful home birth and a beautiful baby girl. A new chapter begins....