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]

Round 5, Chapter 25 [Epstein]: Recruiting for Laurel’s Culture Club

Laurel threw up in the bathroom, checked her makeup in the mirror, then pulled out her phone to make this club thing happen. The timing was perfect as school was about to start for the day. All the spouses would be at work, all the kids would be at school. Laurel tried to think of a … Continue reading Round 5, Chapter 25 [Epstein]: Recruiting for Laurel’s Culture Club

Round 5, Chapter 24 [Epstein]: A Club to Connect Us All

Writing books didn't do it for Laurel. An emotional affair with Bob Pancakes didn't do it for Laurel. Throwing her everything into her family and constantly redecorating her home didn't do it. What she needed was connection to other people like her. People who came to this part of the world to have a great … Continue reading Round 5, Chapter 24 [Epstein]: A Club to Connect Us All

Chapter 23: Happy Holidays From The Dreams And Drama Neighborhood Rotation

Hello all! If you read my personal blog, you know I have been failing spectacularly at the holidays this year. Luckily, that failure isn't translating over to my wonderful families in my neighborhood rotation. I'm trying to keep each family's holiday celebration in line with who they've been up to this point, whether they have … Continue reading Chapter 23: Happy Holidays From The Dreams And Drama Neighborhood Rotation