Tuesday, September 6, 2011

23 Before 23: Meet My New Niece

Wow, it’s been awhile.

I guess I kinda forgot how daunting the schedule of a 30+ hour work week with five classes can be. I probably could have blogged sooner, but I’ve been trying to sleep as much as I can. In fact, I plan to take a nap before work this evening.

Anyway, a lot has happened since the last time I blogged. So much that I’ll have to spread it over several posts – which I hope to have done by the end of the week. For today, I just want to update on my 23 Before 23 list.

19. Meet my new niece, Adriana, who lives in Kansas.

Done! My brother, sister-in-law, and the kids made an impromptu trip out here so they could return the older girls to their mother for the fall. My brother has two girls with his first wife, who lives on an Army base in New York. So my brother, Shon, only gets to see the girls during the summer. Since his ex has family here, they decided to meet in Virginia instead of having my brother fly the girls to New York.

That being said, I got to meet my littlest niece for the first time! Adriana Grace is 8 months old, a redhead, and very smiley. She was so cute and little! I wanted to keep her, but Shon and his wife, Holly, frowned upon that.

My mom and I want to fly out to Kansas to see them during my spring break in March. By then, the newest addition will be born! That’s right – I’m going to be an aunt again! Shon and Holly didn’t figure they would get pregnant again with Adriana still nursing (apparently that makes it harder to conceive – I don’t know), but it happened. Hopefully Shon will get a son this time.

Hope you liked the baby post because my next post will also be baby-related. I’ll just leave it at that and keep you wondering.