Will You Have Someone Come to Stay?

Grandma, with Jasper and Magnolia

When my kids were born, my mom came to stay and help -- that's her there with the kids (hi, mom!). I felt so lucky and happy to have her -- it was pretty great being able to hand over a newborn who's kept you up all night to a serene, smiling grandma early in the morning -- so we could go back to bed and get a little sleep.


I read a post over at Amalah.com recently about how her mom won't be able to come for the birth of her second child -- for good reason but, still. I felt bummed for Amy.

Are you guys planning on having mom (or a friend or someone else) come to stay in the first couple of weeks? Or will you be doing the new-baby thing all on your own?

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