November 4, 2021

Arriving in March...

...we're having a baby this spring!

 


Wells doesn't understand at all, but the smile was brought to you by a promised tootsie roll. 


Also, it's a girl. We're incredibly grateful that we've been blessed enough to do this all over again. This is the exact opposite of what we were told would happen 7 years ago, at this very military base. 


Jett would not leave my side while I tried to take, like, five pictures. And Scout was off digging through the remnants of the garden. That's pretty much how babyhood with Wells went so I expect nothing different from the dogs this time around.

I'll share a 1st trimester recap soon because I have been keeping track just to document. It's also fascinating to look back on. Lord only knows why I wait so long to announce these things...with Wells it was 17 weeks online and 22 weeks(!) at work. It wouldn't make a difference if I told the world at 9 weeks or if I told the world right now. I just have never been able to bring myself to announce early. 
I'm 20 weeks right now and I feel pretty good. I also haven't told anyone at school except the person I work with all day long. Our immediate family have known for a good while and we found out the gender in mid-September after a round of bloodwork. 
The short version of this pregnancy is just lots of food aversions. I'm better now, thank goodness, but it was a rough start and nothing like the easy ride I'd had with Wells. 

Anyway, details to follow!

8 comments:

  1. I am so, so excited for you. I was shocked when I saw your announcement! And yay for a girl!! Obviously I have no experience with boys (though they would be fun, I’m sure), but I can attest to the fact that girls are so sweet and fun. Glad you’re feeling better.

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  2. Congrats again! Don't worry about when you tell people, you'll tell them when you tell them. I knew about my co-teacher's for awhile and she's just now announced it on social media.

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  3. Oh my gosh - such exciting news! Congrats!!!!

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  4. Congratulations. How lovely for you.

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  5. Congrats! That is so awesome!

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  6. How exciting! Congratulations. I wish you and baby all the best.

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