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Our new baby was born on the 28th December.  Her birth was so right, I really do hope I come back to write about it here.  For now I am enjoying our baby moon, so aware that each moment she is getting older & how quickly these early days will pass.  CJ & MC have welcomed their baby sister with an acceptance I never imagined, I am so in love with them all.  I can’t think of a better start to the new year then having a brand new life with us.

It looks like it might be another adventurous year for us as right now we’re trying to decide if we return to The UAE or try our luck in Brisbane.  I have a feeling our time in the Middle East may have unexpectedly come to an end, but with a new life & year & CJ ready for ‘something’ outside of the home my feeling is a stint in Australia might be a breath of fresh air for us.

Regardless of where we are my wishes for the year stay the same.  I will try to focus on my young babes, keep things simple & remind myself every morning about the goal of being worthy of imitation.

Welcome baby girl & Happy New Year friends!

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Add comment December 31, 2009

NZ Nesting

patriotic me & not scared of the cold water

I started a long post about the trip over not long after we arrived back in New Zealand. The days started to roll on & now we’ve been here over 2 weeks & are racing towards Christmas & the new baby I don’t think I’ll ever get around to finishing it.  It will remain with the pile of Ummi drafts never to be published.  This is a crazy but magic time waiting for our new baby, when will it be? how will it happen?what will it be like? Life is about to change forever again & all I can do is trust it will be what it is & to wait.  I feel a bit of urgency now & am really starting to get ready, I finally feel like this baby could join us at anytime.  I am completely shattered after looong days with CJ & MC.  Stay tuned.

2 comments December 9, 2009

Happy Birthday!!

To Ummi!

My blog is one year old today!

I’m not sure of the purpose or point, it’s mostly a record/diary for me & for my (few lovely) readers some photos of my beautiful family. One favourite friend commented “it’s like I’ve just had a good conversation with you”.  My goal as I go on is to keep searching for the authentic ‘me’.  I bore myself at times so thanks for reading.

CJ & his cousin back in New Zealand

Darling MC

**peace**

1 comment December 2, 2009

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