We have entered a new chapter of our lives. We bought the minivan. I have to admit that I did shed a little tear or two over the last moments with my SUV. I bought it before we got married and it has served us well as a great travel vehicle. It was comfortable and loaded with some really nice features.
Moving into the minivan phase means a lot. It means leaving behind some things in our world, but when I looked into the rear view mirror, I imagined what it would be like to have our three babies loaded up back there and THAT WAS COOL. It has some great features that will hopefully serve us well such as a DVD player (for entertaining), leather seats (in the event of spills, throw up, etc), the cool "lazy susan storage" in the floor (and many more places to store all the stuff that I used to haul around and even more room for the stuff for the babies), etc. Troy left to see if he could show it off to his buddies this evening. He loaded "Gladiator" in the DVD player and it's quite the experience with the doors closed.
So, big day for us, but it was a good one. A big step in the process of preparing for their arrival. And now we just need to load up the car seats with those beautiful, soft, sweet-smelling, wonderful babies and things will be PERFECT.