a third child

I am a woman, set to a clock. I like things on time and I don’t like to be late. (You can be late, that’s ok, but I will turn up 1 hour early if I think *I* will be late). Jasper was born 22 hours ‘late’, Jovie was born 5 hours ‘late’ – good kids, those. Suffice to say that when my ‘lady days’ were late last week, for what was the first time in 19 years, it had me wondering.

Skipping the details, no I’m not pregnant but it definately had me thinking….

Regan and I had always said 2 kids was enough, and yes in alot of ways it is. Our house has enough room for 2 kids, the backseat of our car has room for 2 booster seats. We have one child for each of us, so we’re never too overwhelmed. It’s the ‘comfortable’ and ‘safe’ number for alot of families and I can see why.

I’d never thought of having another child after having Jovie, but even with all the ‘extra’ we’re doing lately with therapy etc, it doesn’t scare me to at least discuss it a little bit more now. Having that third child will tip the balance, but the more I think about it, the more I could see us with another child in our life.

SCARY but oddly okay.


courtSeptember 20th, 2012 at 11:36 am

those four seconds that it took for the screen to load and see the no i’m not pregnant seemed to take forever! i really liked this post… i can see you as a mum of three :)

Kristy @ Southern In LawSeptember 20th, 2012 at 3:27 pm

I am SO glad you stopped by my blog so that I could find yours! I have heard of Rett’s syndrome but never really gotten to know the details – but now I do!

Your family is beautiful!

Like you I totally run by the clock – my family call it “Kristy time” because I am always on time and get frustrating when everyone else isn’t.

How exciting to be considering the next adventure of your family :)

TraceySeptember 21st, 2012 at 2:12 pm

Court, I knew I would freak out at least you and Hayley, lol. I held a teeny little baby today at playgroup until he fell asleep in my arms… my ovaries are on FIRE. :P

Kristy, I’m so glad you stopped by aswell :) (And so glad you understand being on time lol) x

CarolineOctober 8th, 2012 at 12:37 am

OMG hear you big time and love all your photos and videos of Jovie. So positive, proactive and productive! Just love everything you re doing and sharing. Definitely an inspiration Tracey! Thank you

somerOctober 24th, 2012 at 11:29 pm

tracey and regan (who i knew as jasper but is now a kid of yours so strange to me!)
this is the oddest thing, i was approached 8 months ago by someone claiming to be from mortigi, a place i forgot even existed! and long story short, after hundreds of emails i JUST NOW found out who they were, did a google search of the username, and ended up on your page somehow. read a lot of your blogs, now i have to head off to work but i wanted to drop a line to say i am so glad to see you guys together and with a beautiful family, and just a wonderful love story. youre all in my heart and prayers : )
truly, (selma it was? hahaha)

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