... When you have been exercising regularly to maintain good energy and strength.
... When there's a little voice inside your head that reminds you to take your folic acid.
... When you buy decaffeinated tea and coffee because you really
... When you start listening to your body when it says it's tired.
... When you paint the guest room grey because in the future it will work with either pink or blue...
... When you consider buying a new vehicle with more room and a smoother ride.
And finally, when you feel butterflies in your stomach watching him interact with small children. When you see his incredible patience, and his ability to connect with children unlike anyone you've ever met. When he validates their feelings, making them feel equal. You see how they listen to him, how they learn from him, and how they love him. When you feel a warmth in your heart seeing him pick them up, hold them, cuddle them or pick out a special gift that he just knows they will love.
That's when you know. You've got the fever.
I'm not embarrassed to admit it. So what? I am 26 years old, I am settled into a cozy home and I am happily married. Is looking forward to starting a family a bad thing?
I didn't think so.