Maybe he was just trying to keep up with big brother already, but little brother surprised us this week by deciding he was ready for the world 11 days before his due date. (Big brother was a week early – I am a lucky mama to have two early and healthy babies.) We are home and settling into a new routine as a family of four. Since Benzo is a stay-at-home dad now, he doesn’t have to rush back to work like with our first son. That has been very nice. We have implemented “man to man” defense around here. I usually take the baby while Benzo wrangles the older one.
We did do some freezer cooking in advance so we have some good meals stored up. And with both of us at home for my entire maternity leave I’m hoping we don’t do too much eating out, though it is very tempting when you are sleep deprived! Our garden is still going strong. Lots of tomatoes and finally getting some bell peppers after a slow start. We did not plant any lettuce or kale for the fall. We decided taking care of a baby would be enough work as it is.
I am so excited to begin this adventure as a mom of two boys. I can’t wait to see what they have in store for me!