Preparations, Part I

Written by Elena @The Art of Making a Baby. Posted in Pre-CONCEPTION

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So the first step to our pre-conception pre was a doctor’s visit.

However, in reality, it started long before that. Initially, the plan was to start trying in Nov 2010, so that if things worked right away, we’d have an August baby. We don’t believe in Horoscopes, however there’s some truth to horoscope signs and we are both Leo ( me, the textbook Leo, and AJ, a more influenced by environment and upbringing Leo), so we thought it’ be cool to have another Leo in our family.

The decision

Written by Elena @The Art of Making a Baby. Posted in Pre-CONCEPTION

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It all started like this:

After 7.5 years of marriage we decided that i might be time to have a kid. We had done some travelling, worked hard, partied harder, had fun together, had fun with friends. We had gotten 4 cats, a huge house with 5 bedrooms, a SUV that could fit 5 people. I had had a chance to work as a model in New York and Miami for a few years ( stopped right before i was gonna get shipped off to Europe). We had survived the toughest financial times during the great recession and now…  Well there was nothing else fun left to do, but start a family.