Well, yesterday we told the immediate family about the pregnancy. We had a great idea of setting everyone up for a family photo and instead of saying "Cheese" we would have everyone say "(my wife) is pregnant!" After a couple of practice shots, the moment came and...fell sorta flat, haha. No one really got it so the photo I had in my mind of everyone's surprised faces didn't appear. It took a few moments to get them to realize I didn't just want them to parrot what I was saying, but it was actually the truth. Finally, the tears and hugs ensued! It became a nice moment and we even got a decent family photo out of it (not to mention a great dinner made by the wife).
This morning the subject of day care finally came up. The costs are ridiculous so it will be tough. It seems our choices are pretty unlimited, so we just have to find a good location and hopefully get some referrals (after we tell the friends and extended family). We would love a good nanny or family member to watch the baby for a while, but who knows if/how that would happen, or if that would even be a cheaper option. Belt tightening has become the name of the game...
Notes From The Last Day Before School
9 months ago