Wednesday, August 5, 2015
After confirmation of our pregnancy Cousin Sarah and her family sent us our first baby gift. Hooray for milestones! In the card Cousin Sarah proclaimed she loves us both to pieces and she can't wait to love and adore our precious children. What a lovely thought! It's going to be fun to raise our children within our circle of family and friends. Hopefully, Cousin Sarah's crew can help make our children more worldly since Cousin Sarah's crew split their time between Texas and Eastern Europe.
Another token of wisdom Cousin Sarah, mother of three, said to us: relax while you can! Now that type of advice concerns me a little bit, because I'm starting to see a trend. This is the most common type of advice parents give us once they learn we're expecting. For example, our friend Adam, father of two, said we should enjoy sleeping for the next 8 months. My husband's sister, mother of two, told us to enjoy our freedom while it last.
Apparently kids wreck your relaxing, sleeping, and freeing (?) schedule!
I'm assured the journey of fatherhood and the havoc to my schedule is worthwhile by my BFF Del, father of two, because he told us there is a type of love that only parents can experience/understand. He said childless individuals will never understand the powerful type of love mothers and fathers have for their children. He is joyful that my husband and I will understand that type of love in 2016!