Just jumping in for a sec...
No will here. My parents live nearby and are very close to the kids, so they would be our choice for guardian, I'm sure. My sister might be another choice if she was healthy enough, perhaps if she marries and therefore has someone else to help. After that it would be friends of ours that we've known a long time, have kids similar ages, and similar parenting and beliefs. We've been talking about life insurance more now that our friend has died and his family has to go on without his income, among other things.
Babywearing Walk - we're doing one tomorrow in downtown Houston. It's gonna be a stretch because of the timing and how much else is going on, but I'm planning to be there with Judah. Now to decide what to wear him in!
I'm hoping we'll have a good turn out, but it's hard to know! 6-10 would be really nice. I highly doubt we'd have more than that.
We went to the "corn farm" tonight that has a big corn maze and lots of activities for kids (and non-kids!). It was BRRR!! cold! I know some of you may scoff, but we were happily freezing in sub-50° temps.
: Oh and lots of wind! When we left the car said it was 46°. Judah wanted to get down from the Calyx I was carrying him in, so I put him down to play in the hay mountain - not interested! He went walking very determinedly across the area to the other side of the play "fort," at which point I finally realized perhaps he was looking for the piglet that we'd seen coming in? I asked him if that's what he wanted, and he lit up, walked straight to the stairs (which I helped him climb), and bee-lined it for the rubbermaid tub the pig was in! He was so taken with it! Of course we thought it was funny that we've been calling HIM Piglet for the last month as he was dressed as Piglet for the harvest party. He didn't even mind when the pig started squawking when she was picked up, but pet her very nicely. And then, he decided he was done, turned around, and headed for the steps!
It's always so much fun to go up there! The kids all had a great time.
Well my MIL will be here in 9 days.
: And she's staying HERE. And I told her it was fine. And she's still got a hotel reservation, just in case we change our minds.
But how do I say, "gee, it might be nice to have some downtime during the visit?" Anyway, we'll see how it goes. Had a nice chat with her for about 30m, so that was good. Then my FIL and his wife come in on Dec 20, and stay until the 27th (save 2 days when they go to DFW). And then my grandmother comes in on the 28th! I guess this is what we get for saying "We're NOT traveling this year!!!"