Carmen Gets Council Cousel [Round 10, Chapter 126, Butler]

Carmen had a lot going on in her family at the moment. She was handling it the best way she knew how, but it was time to call in reinforcements. It was time to call a club meeting. They called themselves the Counsel Council after all, and counsel is exactly what she needed. The club … Continue reading Carmen Gets Council Cousel [Round 10, Chapter 126, Butler]

So You’re Hugo? [Round 10, Chapter 125, Butler]

The uncomfortable silence stretched out, and Hugo wasn't sure how to proceed. Carmen's mother Genevieve seemed to be waiting for something, but he couldn't tell what. When she turned and took a step towards him, he instinctively sat down. Growing up in a house full of strong personalities taught him how to be wise when … Continue reading So You’re Hugo? [Round 10, Chapter 125, Butler]

Parental Stamp Of Approval… Or Not [Round 10, Chapter 124, Butler]

After their chat in the bathroom, Carmen and Hugo headed back to the boys' room to check on them. The only one in there was Marco, and he was curled up on the chair in the corner asleep. "Oh no, I better wake him," said Carmen. "He already had a nap, and if I let … Continue reading Parental Stamp Of Approval… Or Not [Round 10, Chapter 124, Butler]

Hugo Doesn’t Want To Leave the Butlers [Round 10, Chapter 123, Butler]

Grateful for multiple distractions from what Hugo had just said,┬áCarmen heard a knock at the door and let in Liz Holloway. Her father sat down and had a snack and let Hugo tend to his son. Mauricio was the first up from his nap and was really happy to see his father. Carmen was getting … Continue reading Hugo Doesn’t Want To Leave the Butlers [Round 10, Chapter 123, Butler]

Daddy, Meet My Baby Daddy [Round 10, Chapter 122, Butler]

"Hi, Mr, Butler, I'm Hugo Villareal." "Yes, son, I know who you are," replied Jeffrey Butler. Carmen's father looked at the man who fathered his three grandsons and tried to smile, but a smile wouldn't come. He understood from Carmen that their relationship was complicated, and that what really mattered was how good a father … Continue reading Daddy, Meet My Baby Daddy [Round 10, Chapter 122, Butler]

A New Energy, A New Home [Round 10, Chapter 121, Butler]

Carmen woke up still thinking about her complicated family. As she stirred the pancake mix, she thought about how a simple set up for a date followed by a few impulsive romantic decisions, and here she was, a single mother of three toddler boys. While certainly not how she saw her life going, she had … Continue reading A New Energy, A New Home [Round 10, Chapter 121, Butler]

So Many Parents In One House [Round 10, Chapter 120, Butler]

Carmen Butler finally felt like herself again. Something about having her parents in her home made everything alright. All the drama, all the un-wise decisions, none of it weighed on her once they arrived. Her parents Jeffrey and Genevieve could fix any situation. Once their bags were put away in her bedroom and they'd met … Continue reading So Many Parents In One House [Round 10, Chapter 120, Butler]

Butler Family Recap Part 2 [Chapter 107, Butler]

Okay, we're just picking up right where left off a few days ago, shall we? Things did slow down a bit for Carmen after the birth of her son Rodrigo. Her first bit of excitement was helping her club deal with their vampire problem by seeking out specific plants in Midnight Hollow. Leaving Hugo in … Continue reading Butler Family Recap Part 2 [Chapter 107, Butler]