Reflection. I can do this sometimes late at night or very early in the morning. I think about our family, what an amazing journey it has been. In less than a month, I will be the Dad of a 6 year old. Good grief, where did the time go? I often find “mom” stories out there, written as family stories. It is rare that I find the “dad” stories.
Today, I want to share a post from a Dad named Ross. They have twins along with a older child, very similar to our situation. Their pregnancy was rife with danger and uncertainty, yet the conclusion was pure joy and miraculous. This particular post from this Dad exudes thoughts and feelings I had not only when our twins were born, but when I unplugged from the workforce to be a SAHD. He does follow up with another post (part 2) that does describe the fun moments in their day to day journey. It is amazing how small those were at the time, but how big they become later. Our twins are older now, but boy does this post bring back memories.
I have many things to share about Savanna’s Journey as of late. It has been a fast start to 2014. We have already met our insurance deductible (in theory), and January is not over yet! Stay tuned. Ken.
I haven’t written a blog post in awhile and that’s mostly due to the fact that every day is the same. Wake up around 4, hold a baby until 6, feed the twins at 6, Maebyn wakes up at 8:30, feed Maebyn breakfast, feed the twins again, feed Maebyn lunch, put Maebyn down for a nap, feed the twins again, Maebyn wakes up from her nap, feed Maebyn a snack, feed twins again, MaK gets home from work, feed Maebyn dinner, feed twins again, put Maebyn to bed, feed twins again, space out on couch, feed twins and hope to go to bed for a couple hours…. And repeat.
The day to day adjustments have been hard and taking care of three kids is not easy but by far the hardest thing that I’ve learned through these last couple of weeks is I no longer have a life outside of…
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You take me back to the 30′.S.Buck Rogers and the 25th. Century, a serialized futuristic with a different episode weekly. Such are your Savannah reports. I can’t put myself in your situation,but I’m thrilled by what appears as progress. Ken,I’m certain you are a hero to many,including me. Undoubtedly the BIG MAN will stay in your corner. Uncle Skip
Just to let you know I’m tuned in, & waiting! I enjoy your posts, & enjoyed this one, too.