Thursday, January 31, 2008

Number ?

So, we (after much agonizingly drawn out discussions) have decided to try to have another baby. A 2nd? A 3rd? I suppose I am more comfortable calling it a 3rd. So, baby number three, or just "next one."

I am waiting to start my period and will start meds.

But for now, I have a two and a half year old boy (yes, they are different!) who has not napped and is throwing things in my living room. Must run quickly!

More later.

Tuesday, January 15, 2008

I Wanna Play on a Team

Iain plays hockey on Friday nights, in an instructional league, but grew up playing in Montreal. He is delighted at Duncan's (age appropriate) passion for not just sports but hockey. The other day, Duncan put on Iain's helmet and instantly said, "I wanna play on a team, daddy." I think I saw tears of joy in Iain's eyes.

We are in the throws of trying to decide whether or not to pursue another pregnancy. I think this decision is more difficult, much more difficult, than the decision to try and have a baby when we got pregnant with Duncan, and even with Ziggy. We've won the lottery, haven't we? Why do we need more? So many arguments for and against. So, we continue to wrestle with it. We are under certain time constraints, so feel the need to decide immediately, like yesterday. But for some reason, we cannot.

Iain is still looking for a job in IT where he can use his MBA. I certainly hope 2008 holds at least that for us, if nothing else. Our lives seem so bogged down by his job misery, and job search. It seems as if we cannot move forward in any direction until this is resolved. I am certain it contributes to our struggle with another baby or not.

I have just showered and have a wet head, so must go. I have a few precious hours until I have to pick up Duncan from preschool! First day back after the Christmas break!
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