"They are a lot of work," Aurelia admitted, "but thankfully we have friends who also have children so everyone helps out. And my mentor is like a grandmother to them, spoiling them and taking them for long hours at a time. Its actually nice. Though some days I'm not sure how she stands them for so long."
Saul chuckled at Nikolai's later comment, "I've had many girlfriends. And most were all a lot of work. Those that weren't, they were the special ones. Or maybe it was that they were special so it didn't feel like work. Either way, there were some people I just did not care enough to put the effort into."