The Big Zero

On one of his complimentary grocery trips towards the end of my pregnancy Marc bought the pinata for the “Zero Birthday.”  I think Rahab and Jael must have been on hand to help him pick it out.

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The day after Eve was born we gathered in the back yard to celebrate.  She’s out!

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It’s.  About.  Time.

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Nine months is a long row to hoe.  I think a little yoga is in order.

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A little yoga…a little duct tape.  We’ll be fine.

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The children are head over heels in love with baby Eve.  Gideon asked what was better, Christmas or having a new baby.  Jehu said, “A new baby, of course!”  Take that Santa.

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What’s even funnier is that they are not at all phased by the fact that it’s another girl.  Girls are soooo cute.  I think there must be some kind of disconnect between girl babies and their eventual mutation into 2 year old sisters.  How could this possibly turn into that?

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That’s all right.  We still like them all.  Some are just more dangerous than others.

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My mother-in-law came to stay for three days after the birth.  I’ve been on babymoon ever since.

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This is love.

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4 thoughts on “The Big Zero

  1. i love the idea of the zero birthday! looks like so much fun! sadly, we live in a new neighborhood where the trees are all babies, so no hanging pinatas, but we could do cake and the whole birthday celebration idea. number 3 is due in spring! the 4yr old and 2yr old boys will love to celebrate. and eat cake.
    congratulations on your sweetheart eve! way to go mama!!

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