Sunday, July 18, 2010

From the Mouth of Caleb

Connor at the park today!

"Are you done having babies," Caleb asked matter-of-factly from the breakfast table. I could almost see the wheels turning in his head as he uttered the words. I'm sure he wanted some assurance that:

1) he'd probably never have to share a room; and
2) no sisters are in the foreseeable future.

I replied, "Yes Caleb, I think Collin is the last baby."

Caleb paused and then replied with a sigh, "Well, at least that's over."

I laughed at his comments, but then reflected on some truth in his statement. I've been so blessed to have four healthy boys, in a span of six year! Those years were a blur of pregnancy, nursing and babies. The time was exciting...and adorable...and fun...and exhausting! But my baby is almost 18 months, and I've finally had some time to develop a waist, tote around only one set of diapers and sleep (mostly) through the night. I have to say I'm not missing the maternity clothes, or the nursing bras or the baby slings. I'm content with a toddler, and a toddler only!

I don't know if I'm ready to say, "at least that's over," but I'm definitely ready to see what the next stage brings.

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