Winter settled into the Wonderland house.
I was getting promotions at work and getting to spend more time with really big fires!
Hetal was still a Podium Polisher, but she was really good at it.
Jin was the best live-in nanny you could imagine. She worked really hard to be sure that Branden had everything he needed while his mommies were away.
She just couldn’t get enough of him. Maybe part of it was that there was such a close family resemblance.
Just between you and me, I’m not sure that part was such a great thing. No offense to Jin or anything, but her face could turn you to stone.
Great big noses aside, Branden was just amazing. I never tired of watching him explore and learn.
And he had that special way with his toys. I think he gets it from Hetal’s side of the family.
Dinah and Cheshire were so adorable. I’m blessed every day by having my kitties in my life.
I’m a pretty good momma if I do say so myself! After a busy day of work, I always made time to spend with my little boy.
Jin made sure that Hetal and I got a bit of precious time to spend together, even if it was just a bit of conversation at the dinner table.
I got my first solo call to a really big fire! The kitchen at the Mome Rath Cafe caught fire.
Don’t worry, weird Chinese guy, I’m here to save you!
At the end of the day, I was victorious. Like the cowboys of old, I rode off on my WooWoo 10000 into the setting sun.
And I got a promotion!
All that woowooing can be hard on your ears, though.
Then the big surprise came! Hetal was pregnant!
She’s still having trouble with her responsibilities toward Branden. I hope she comes to her senses soon.
She sure is sexy when she’s expecting, though.
With a new baby on the way and me spending long hours at work, Jin really picked up the slack for us.
Hetal still worked hard to keep us all fed.
But with all those hormones raging, she was kind of off her game.
There days when she was so sick from the pregnancy that I almost had to carry her to the kitchen to make me breakfast.
When she couldn’t do it, I tried to help out.
Then at last the moment came!
The baby was on its way!
I have to say that I did a bit better at being the support parent than Hetal did when she was in my shoes. I stayed with her and hailed a cab for us to go to the hospital together.
No wonder Hetal’s pregnancy was rough! We walked out of the hospital with not one, but two bundles of joy. Two!
Introducing Christof in the blue and Caitlin in the green.
Now life is going to get VERY interesting.
BOTH OF THEM HAVE ALLISON’S SKIN! ARRRGH!
I did not do anything to stimulate twins on purpose. They don’t even have a radio or a television. I figured tracking two toddlers at the same time would be eye-crossing. But it happened anyway, so I’ll take the points!
Christof is a non-witch who is Friendly and Athletic. Caitlin is a witch who is Good and Insane. I’m going to try to focus on getting Christof trained so that he can get Insane. There’s no way they’ll both get all their skills.
And yes, that does mean that both of the witches are Good. I swear I didn’t choose that.