Christmas day had come, and Lola was past her due date. She was getting restless, as she had hoped to deliver before Christmas.
Mama had come over as planned to help out before the baby arrived. She was a Godsend. Lola was able to put her feet up, while Mama attended to the meals, and Bolu assisted with cleaning.
Seeing as the baby had decided to delay in coming, Bolu had accepted an invitation for them to go to Oyinda’s house for a Christmas dinner. They’d enjoyed a lovely Christmas Brunch with Mama, and she was happy for them to go and celebrate with their friends, while she rested at home.
Temi greeted Lola at the door and marveled at how huge she had gotten. “You’re sure you’re not having twins?” she joked.
Lola giggled. “Merry Christmas to you too!”
Oyinda got up to embrace Bolu, and greeted Lola with a kiss on the cheek. The table had already been set, but they were still expecting a few people to attend. Bolu and Oyinda settled to watch a match on TV, while the ladies caught up with themselves…
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