They quickly had success. Trista is once again a radiant mommy-to-be.
For Celena's birthday, Brand invited over a few people to help celebrate. Bram watched as his brother blew out the candles on the cake. He was very envious. He and Laura have still not managed to conceive a child together.
Celena Avery is now a toddler. She is a Leo like her dad. In fact she has almost the exact stats as her dad. She is 10 neat, 9 outgoing, 0 active, 0 playful & 8 nice.
Carina is very excited about the new baby. She thinks it's neat to feel the baby move. She is already thinking about how great it will be to have a baby of her own someday.
One morning, while taking out the trash, Trista goes into labor.
She gives birth with an audience. She wasn't really thrilled about that. There are just some parts of your body that you don't want your brother-in-law or your former Biology professor to see.
Trista have birth to a baby boy. Brand named his son Charles. He is another potential heir for line 2. I love having choices.
Things settled into a rhythm after Charles was born. Carina continued making friends with all her cousins. Here she is playing with Blake's son Clay. Brand took care of Celena and Charles while Trista worked. Trista stayed home with the kids when Brand worked, which isn't often. Everyone is happy and healthy and growing fast. It wasn't long before it was time for more birthdays.
Brand threw a party. He didn't bother to get dressed but he only invited family so he didn't really worry about it. The party began with an Avery family pillow fight. Everyone joined in. Eventually they did get down to the business at hand. First to the cake was Celena.
Celena is now a beautiful child. She also inherited her dad's eyes and slouch. She is a sweet child. Her parents have suddenly developed a strong desire to send her to private school. I hope she likes uniforms.
Next to the cake was Carina. She is now a teen. She still has the head tilt going on. This stylish teen wants to have a big family of her own someday. She would love to see three children graduate from college.
Last to the cake is Charles. Trista brings him to his cake and blows out the candles for him. Everyone cheers as Charles becomes a toddler.
Charles is a Gemini. He is 3 neat, 10 outgoing, 10 active, 0 playful & 8 nice. I have no idea where all the active came from but it will be nice to have at least one of Brand's kids not slouch. We are going to have to work on that neat though.
Trista took her son back to the nursery after the pillow fights started up again. Those wacky Averys. Trista spent the rest of the evening teach Charles his skills. Brand had fun with pillows. Carina got to know her uncle Aric, who is also a teen. Celena went to bed. She was one tired birthday girl.
(What's that? Did you hear it? I think it's the wind. It's calling...Chris Haggerty. Chris Haggerty should be heir. Well, can't argue with the wind. Unless something changes, Chris will become the heir of line 2. )