1. I nurse one child, the other starts crying. I switch. Now both children are crying. I switch again. And again. And again. At last Bettany falls asleep; and then Alec.
2. It's bedtime and everyone is crying at once. I tell myself firmly that this is not like afternoon nap time because Nick will be home very soon.
3. Nana calls to ask after the patient. She has posted him a get well soon card.