It's been a busy time. We're leaving Monday morning for our 25 day trip back to the states. I'm really excited. I haven't been home in a year and it makes it all the more special this year being pregnant. The morning after we arrive, I have an appointment with an OB Doctor out there. I'm hoping to get an ultrasound while I'm there so we can find out the sex of the baby. I've invited my Mom to come with us thinking it would be nice for her to experience (considering she's missing so much with me so far away). Now, my sister has asked if she can come. It's turning into quite the event! I'm going to be so embarrassed having so many people come with me for a routine Doctor's appointment, but I didn't want to say no. I only hope that my brother and step father don't ask to tag along as well! Those who know me, know that my family isn't always so supportive so, I'm going to take advantage of the enthusiasm while it's there because you never know when it might change!
My in-laws just left after a five day visit. I don't mind it being a five day visit, but then again, five days of your house not being your own is always a bit unsettling and although I don't look forward to their departure when they are here, I can't say I'm sad to have things go back to normal. As a treat for my son's birthday, we took him to the Museum of Natural History in London on Thursday. He chose to go because we took him last year (he's been crazy about dinosaurs since he was three years old). They give out adventure packs at the museum which consist of a back pack, safari hat, and binoculars with an adventure to follow during their visit. The back pack has clues in it to solve a mystery. Last year it had a dinosaur claw, a tooth and a sample of dinosaur skin he had to match up to one on display. He had a great time solving the mystery and even remembered which dinosaur it ended up being. Last year's trip was wonderful. We walked right in,