Welcome to Town, Rory [Round 10, Chapter 119, Ralston]

Aurora Vaughn, who went by Rory, looked around her new apartment. It was fully furnished and decorated, not something that Rory could afford alone as a nursing student, but thank goodness for trust funds. She'd put a small dent into the money set aside for her future, money she technically wasn't supposed to touch yet, … Continue reading Welcome to Town, Rory [Round 10, Chapter 119, Ralston]

Shower Them With Love [Round 10, Chapter 118, Ralston]

The Ralston-Kibo family didn't let the difficult visit keep them down. Soon, they were back to their regularly scheduled program. They were working hard to get all three toddlers potty trained. Believe it or not, potty training was one of the easy parts. Meal time could be more complicated. Cristian and Kenya joked with Gavin … Continue reading Shower Them With Love [Round 10, Chapter 118, Ralston]

Family [Round 10, Chapter 117, Ralston]

Gavin was still in his head, remembering that night. As a teenager, he remembered feeling so nervous that his parents would say no, that he had to stay with them. It was clear Murphy and Renee weren't suited to being parents, and ultimately they didn't put up much of a fight.┬áThat night, Gavin left his … Continue reading Family [Round 10, Chapter 117, Ralston]

A Father’s Love [Round 10, Chapter 116, Ralston]

Time flies when you want it to slow down, everyone knows this. It was a blink of an eye before Kai aged up to toddler. He got Akira's hair and big personality. Kenya noticed his angelic nature and campaigned for everyone to start calling him Angel as a nickname. It was time for Jessie to … Continue reading A Father’s Love [Round 10, Chapter 116, Ralston]

Push ‘Em Out, Push ‘Em Out [Round 10, Chapter 115, Ralston]

Jessie went into labor right on time. Gavin traveled with her to the hospital. When they arrived, he sent Jessie in by herself to check-in. His only explanation was that he was waiting for someone else. Jessie assumed that Akira was joining them, but she was wrong. Through the windows of the hospital behind her, … Continue reading Push ‘Em Out, Push ‘Em Out [Round 10, Chapter 115, Ralston]

Jessie’s First Pregnancy [Round 10, Chapter 114, Ralston]

Everything went well with the insemination, and before too many days passed, Jessie was fully pregnant. Gavin was the father for her first pregnancy, and the family couldn't be more thrilled. Jessie was happy for them, but she was not a fan of the morning sickness. She headed to the kitchen, wondering if she could … Continue reading Jessie’s First Pregnancy [Round 10, Chapter 114, Ralston]

Getting Jessie Settled In [Round 10, Chapter 113, Ralston]

"Okay, okay, just let me finish this dish, then we'll go talk to her," said Cristian. "Thank you," said Kenya. "It's important that she feels welcome here. She's going to be carrying our great-grandchildren after all." "I know it's important," said Cristian, "I just don't understand why we have to be so formal about it." … Continue reading Getting Jessie Settled In [Round 10, Chapter 113, Ralston]