I'm just gonna put this out there... lately I've been thinking about having a baby. Even though I always knew I wanted to be a mom, I never thought about carrying my own child. After seeing my wife go through a pregnancy it changed me, I started thinking about what it would be like and if I wanted this experience for myself. I'll be 34 this year, sending our daughter off to first grade, and have a 16mo old. The interesting part is the timing. Ideally, we'd be trying to get pregnant between Jan- March of next year so that we can have a winter baby; that way I'm not missing work during the nice parts of the year, but of course life has it's own agenda. My wife will be at Officer School Jan- March and then tech school for her new job April-November which leaves me possibly getting pregnant alone and going through the majority of a pregnancy alone. Good news is she won't ever miss a Christmas! But seriously, I'm praying hard about what is God's will for me and our family. I'm also trying to lose weight and get fit which will be interesting with a changing pregnant body. Please share your stories, experience, thoughts, and advice. And keep us in your prayers that we will have clarity and calm during these big decisions.